Understanding combustion systems in asphalt plants

Understanding combustion systems in asphalt plants

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//January 14, 2019

Marcelo Zubaran from Ciber provides an overview of how combustion systems and technology work in the production of asphalt mixes and the choice of fuel used in the process.

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Feeling the heat: how local government is fighting the impact of the urban heat island effect

Feeling the heat: how local government is fighting the impact of the urban heat island effect

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Up front//January 14, 2019

Two local governments are using collaborative research, pilot projects and innovative measures to fight the impacts of the urban heat island effect and cool their communities. 

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Recycled glass used in Fremantle asphalt resurfacing

Recycled glass used in Fremantle asphalt resurfacing

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//December 19, 2018

The City of Fremantle has used recycled glass equivalent to around 2640 glass bottles to resurface the car park at the North Fremantle Post Office.

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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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Boral laying the groundwork with an Australian first

Boral laying the groundwork with an Australian first

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//December 13, 2018

With an increasing need for alternatives to traditional railway line track construction, Boral has introduced a new and durable asphalt rail pavement construction product to the Australian market – Railpave.

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Downer asphalt product wins top waste industry award

Downer asphalt product wins top waste industry award

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Events, Industry News, Latest News//November 28, 2018

Downer has received a top industry award at Inside Waste's inaugural 2018 Waste and Resource Recovery Excellence awards for its asphalt product utilising soft plastics – Plastipave.

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