Renewable roads

Renewable roads

Posted in Latest News, Special Features//June 18, 2019

Peter Murphy speaks to Roads and Infrastructure as sustainable material supplier Alex Fraser celebrates a milestone birthday.

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Metro Trains specifications include recycled material

Metro Trains specifications include recycled material

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//February 22, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne recently altered their specifications to include the use of recycled materials.

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Old tyres being used to improve concrete fire resistance

Old tyres being used to improve concrete fire resistance

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Latest News, Technology Update//February 21, 2019

Researchers from the UK have successfully tested a new way or protecting concrete from fire damage using materials recycled from old tyres.

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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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Growing a market for tyre-derived products

Growing a market for tyre-derived products

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//October 23, 2018

With reauthorisation from the ACCC, Tyre Stewardship Australia is increasing the scope of its product stewardship scheme to fund demonstration projects that use tyre-derived products.

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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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