Wyndham City uses recycled materials to repair roads

Wyndham City uses recycled materials to repair roads

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//June 19, 2020

Wyndham City Council is using recycled plastic bags to repair and resurface its roads and have seen positive results. 

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Recycled plastics a base for major road, rail and landfill projects after regional NSW innovation

Recycled plastics a base for major road, rail and landfill projects after regional NSW innovation

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//June 10, 2020

An Albury manufacturer transforming the plastic bottles from our recycling bins into a high-tech ‘geotextile’ for major civil engineering projects is helping reduce landfill, championing sustainability in the infrastructure industry and proving innovation is thriving in regional NSW.

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PlastiPhalt sets new standard for greener roads

PlastiPhalt sets new standard for greener roads

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//March 16, 2020

A revolutionary new asphalt product that uses a previously unidentified source of recycled plastic is set to significantly reduce the amount of waste dumped in Australia’s landfills.

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Downer begins large scale trial of shredded plastic in asphalt

Downer begins large scale trial of shredded plastic in asphalt

Posted in Latest News//June 07, 2019

Downer was recently awarded a 10-year contract from the New Plymouth District Council in New Zealand for term

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Combatting concrete cancer

Combatting concrete cancer

Posted in Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Up front//July 11, 2018

Steel reinforced concrete will begin to rust over time, leading to costly damage. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine explores the issue of concrete cancer and the alternatives to steel out there.

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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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