Researchers from the UK have successfully tested a new way or protecting concrete from fire damage using materials recycled from old tyres.
Recycled construction and demolition (C&D) waste will be trialled as road base for use on the Kwinana Freeway widening project WA.
Boral has announced it will sell its US Block business for $156 million to focus on its construction materials business in Australia.
Downer Group will begin work on an $8 million asphalt plant in Telbara to increase the amount of plastics and recycled materials that can be used in local road construction.
Construction company Boral Limited has released its full year results for the 2018 financial year and have reported a 47 per cent increase in net profit after tax before amortisation and significant items.