Combatting concrete cancer

Combatting concrete cancer

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Up front//July 11, 2018

Steel reinforced concrete will begin to rust over time, leading to costly damage. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine explores the issue of concrete cancer and the alternatives to steel out there.

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Queensland’s $90M Central west rail line upgrade underway

Queensland’s $90M Central west rail line upgrade underway

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//July 05, 2018

More than $90 million in rail infrastructure upgrades to the Central west rail line in Queensland are underway.

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Fletcher Building sells 50 per cent share in Sims Pacific Metals

Fletcher Building sells 50 per cent share in Sims Pacific Metals

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//July 02, 2018

The construction firm announced that it will exit the Sims Pacific Metals joint venture, selling its 50 per cent share for NZ$42 million (AUD$38.4 million).

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Sydney Northwest rail project $500M under budget

Sydney Northwest rail project $500M under budget

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Project Report, Traffic Management and Safety//April 23, 2018

The NSW government has announced the Sydney Northwest rail project is $500 million under budget, with track laying to be completed in the first half of 2019.

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New recycling technology processes tyres into resources

New recycling technology processes tyres into resources

Posted in Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//February 22, 2018

Tyre processing company Pearl Global has begun commissioning its first production plant to recycle tyres into valuable secondary products.

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Challenging tradition

Challenging tradition

Posted in Bridges, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//December 18, 2017

A new modular bridge system – InQuik – is flipping conventional bridge construction on its head. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine talks to its creators about its unique design and benefits, particularly for regional Australian roads.

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