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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Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//December 18, 2018

Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.

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Bringing infrastructure sustainability innovation to Australia

Bringing infrastructure sustainability innovation to Australia

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//December 17, 2018

How Concrete Pavement Recycling is another successful infrastructure sustainability and enhanced productivity initiative coming from the Australian flexible pavement industry via international technology transfer.

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Building resilience: championing sustainable infrastructure

Building resilience: championing sustainable infrastructure

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Up front//December 17, 2018

Roads & Infrastructure Magazine speaks with resilience expert Rebecca Miller, who has been awarded a top sustainability leadership award for her development of a resilience rating tool.

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Australia’s tallest timber tower unveiled

Australia’s tallest timber tower unveiled

Posted in Environment, Industry News, Latest News//December 04, 2018

Designed and manufactured by Lendlease, 25 King in Brisbane – Australia’s tallest engineered timber office building – has been officially opened.

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Joint road asset research initiative gets the green light

Joint road asset research initiative gets the green light

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety//November 30, 2018

The National Asset Centre of Excellence has been successfully renewed for the 2019-2024 period under a new agreement between the Australian Road Research Board and Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads.

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