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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Construction tender open for $77.8M Adelaide River Flood Plains upgrade

Construction tender open for $77.8M Adelaide River Flood Plains upgrade

Posted in Asphalt Review, Bridges, Latest News, Project Report//December 18, 2018

The project will deliver upgrades to 6.5 kilometres of the Arnhem Highway at the flood plains in the Northern Territory in a bid to improve the road’s flood immunity and safety.

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Bringing infrastructure sustainability innovation to Australia

Bringing infrastructure sustainability innovation to Australia

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//December 17, 2018

How Concrete Pavement Recycling is another successful infrastructure sustainability and enhanced productivity initiative coming from the Australian flexible pavement industry via international technology transfer.

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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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Building resilience: championing sustainable infrastructure

Building resilience: championing sustainable infrastructure

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Up front//December 17, 2018

Roads & Infrastructure Magazine speaks with resilience expert Rebecca Miller, who has been awarded a top sustainability leadership award for her development of a resilience rating tool.

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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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