Downer has purchased the plant and brand of The Roading Company, a specialist road and civil business, based in Southland and Otago New Zealand.
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.
Work has begun on the second stage of a $3 million state funded pave and seal project in central Queensland.
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
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.