Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//December 18, 2018

Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.

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Up to $100M committed for Linkfield Road Overpass duplication

Up to $100M committed for Linkfield Road Overpass duplication

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Project Report, Traffic Management and Safety//December 17, 2018

The Federal Government has committed $100 million to duplicate the Linkfield Road Overpass to reduce congestion and improve safety at one of Brisbane’s traffic bottlenecks.

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Boral to trial new technology that turns sawdust into bitumen

Boral to trial new technology that turns sawdust into bitumen

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//December 13, 2018

Sawmill scraps and sawdust could soon be turned into renewable diesel and bitumen as a result of a $1.2 million feasibility study, funded by the Federal Government and Boral Limited.

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Tunnel boring machine on its way to Melbourne

Tunnel boring machine on its way to Melbourne

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Project Report//December 11, 2018

Melbourne is set to receive the first of two tunnel boring machines (TBM), which will begin work on the West Gate Tunnel by early 2019.

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Western half of Toowoomba Second Range Crossing opens

Western half of Toowoomba Second Range Crossing opens

Posted in Latest News, Project Report//December 11, 2018

The Queensland Government has opened the western section of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing, it announced over the weekend.

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Aiming high: how construction of the Sydney skytrain bridge overcame the odds

Aiming high: how construction of the Sydney skytrain bridge overcame the odds

Posted in Bridges, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Project Report//December 10, 2018

Sydney’s skytrain bridge is one of the most technically advanced structures in the Sydney Metro Northwest project and required innovative solutions to overcome strict design considerations.

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