Downer acquires The Roading Company

Downer acquires The Roading Company

Posted in Latest News//April 15, 2019

Downer has purchased the plant and brand of The Roading Company, a specialist road and civil business, based in Southland and Otago New Zealand. 

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How do Australian roads stack up?

How do Australian roads stack up?

Posted in Asphalt Review, Latest News//April 05, 2019

With the final report of Austroads’ long-term pavement performance study released in January, Roads & Infrastructure Magazine finds out what the 24-year research project can tell us about the condition of our road networks.

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Blackall-Jericho pave and seal project underway

Blackall-Jericho pave and seal project underway

Posted in Latest News//March 26, 2019

Work has begun on the second stage of a $3 million state funded pave and seal project in central Queensland. 

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Pavement constructed with recycled plastic and glass

Pavement constructed with recycled plastic and glass

Posted in Latest News//March 22, 2019

In a Victorian first trial, a 200-metre long concrete footpath made with 199,000 recycled glass and plastic bottles has been laid in Hoppers Crossing. Sustainability Victoria partnered with Swinburne University of Technology to develop the new method of pavement construction, with funding from the Victorian

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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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NSW’s $30M road upgrade package for Wagga Wagga

NSW’s $30M road upgrade package for Wagga Wagga

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//September 03, 2018

A $30 million road package has been announced for Wagga Wagga and the Riverina to help ease congestion and improve safety on New South Wales roads.

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