Old tyres: From running on the roads to being part of them

Old tyres: From running on the roads to being part of them

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Latest News, Technology Update//June 08, 2018

Tyre Stewardship Australia has been helping create a circular economy by finding new ways to use waste tyres, from crumb rubber asphalt to permeable pavements.

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Foamed bitumen stabilisation proves successful alternative on WA project

Foamed bitumen stabilisation proves successful alternative on WA project

Posted in Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//May 30, 2018

WA Stabilising discusses a recently completed major project for Main Roads WA in the Wheatbelt region and how foam bitumen stabilisation was used.

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Downer and Close the Loop partner for recycled asphalt

Downer and Close the Loop partner for recycled asphalt

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//May 29, 2018

Soft plastics from plastic bags and packaging and glass bottle equivalents will be diverted from landfill to construct a Victorian road in an Australian-first trial.

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A better runway performance

A better runway performance

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News, Project Report//May 17, 2018

Having identified ways to improve existing asphalt surfacing technology for airports in Australia, industry stakeholders have joined to deliver a national performance-based model specification for asphalt at airports.

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Resilience at forefront for IPWEA conference this May

Resilience at forefront for IPWEA conference this May

Posted in Events, Industry News, Latest News//April 30, 2018

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia is inviting industry to participate in the Sustainability in Public Works Conference: ‘Resilience for our Communities’ in Sydney, 14-15 May. 

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Airport pavement research ready for takeoff

Airport pavement research ready for takeoff

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Industry News, Latest News//March 01, 2018

A newly launched collaborative five-year research program aims to fill the gaps in knowledge and advance airport pavement technology and practices across Australia. However, there are many obstacles still to overcome.

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