Safe sampling of hot bitumen from road tankers

Safe sampling of hot bitumen from road tankers

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//February 18, 2019

Australian Asphalt Pavement Association, in conjunction with its industry partners, is giving the pavements sector an overview of the recommended safety procedures that need to occur when sampling hot bitumen from road tankers.

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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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Contract won to construct Fremantle bike path extension

Contract won to construct Fremantle bike path extension

Posted in Civil Works, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//January 10, 2019

The Western Australian Government has awarded the tender to build a 2.8 kilometre section of shared cycling/pedestrian path in Fremantle as part of its $134 million investment in cycling infrastructure.

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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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Close the Loop unveils new soft plastics manufacturing line

Close the Loop unveils new soft plastics manufacturing line

Posted in Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//November 15, 2018

Close the Loop has unveiled a new manufacturing line in Melbourne capable of converting 200,000 tonnes of soft plastic and toner waste into an asphalt additive for roads.

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Tyres to roads gaining momentum

Tyres to roads gaining momentum

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News//October 04, 2018

Tyre Stewardship Australia has teamed up with the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association to bring road builders a sustainable and effective alternative to standard asphalt products.

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