Contract won to supply 95,000 tonnes of steel for West Gate Tunnel

Contract won to supply 95,000 tonnes of steel for West Gate Tunnel

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Project Report//January 14, 2019

An Australian steel supplier has secured a major supply contract for the West Gate Tunnel Project, spanning from Docklands to Laverton in Melbourne, Victoria.

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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 road toll lowest in five years

NSW road toll lowest in five years

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//January 11, 2019

New South Wales saw 35 fewer deaths and a reduction of 1160 serious injuries from crashes in 2018, the lowest in five years.

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Self-driving future: what infrastructure is needed to accommodate automated vehicles

Self-driving future: what infrastructure is needed to accommodate automated vehicles

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety, Up front//January 09, 2019

Automated vehicles offer a plethora of potential benefits, but what infrastructure do local governments need to update to accommodate them?

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Victorian road deaths drop 21% in 2018

Victorian road deaths drop 21% in 2018

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//January 07, 2019

Victoria has recorded its lowest number of road deaths since the state began tracking vehicle fatalities with 214 incidents reported last year.

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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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