Soft plastics used to create sustainable concrete carpark and footpath

Soft plastics used to create sustainable concrete carpark and footpath

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//January 14, 2021

A team of engineers from RMIT have partnered with Victorian recycling organisations Replas, RED Group and SR Engineering to create a concrete material made from recycled soft plastics. 

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The road to a circular economy – research to test best recycled tyre mix

The road to a circular economy – research to test best recycled tyre mix

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//November 05, 2020

Tyre Stewardship Australia and RMIT University are partnering on a ground-breaking research project evaluating the performance of crumb rubber in asphalt made from old car tyres.

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Modelling shows need for cycling infrastructure following COVID-19

Modelling shows need for cycling infrastructure following COVID-19

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//June 04, 2020

Urban researchers from RMIT are developing city-scale simulation modes for cycling in Melbourne to test the impact of behaviour and transport infrastructure changes.

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Wastewater steel slag found to enhance concrete strength

Wastewater steel slag found to enhance concrete strength

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//April 07, 2020

Researchers have shown how a by-product of steel manufacturing can be used to treat wastewater and make stronger concrete.

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Metro Tunnel goes virtual

Metro Tunnel goes virtual

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Special Features//February 18, 2020

Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel Project is one of the first Australian major projects to induct construction workers using virtual reality situations. Roads & Infrastructure speaks to stakeholders about the

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Coffee grounds for a concrete circular economy

Coffee grounds for a concrete circular economy

Posted in Latest News//October 21, 2019

Australia drinks 1.3 million cups of coffee daily and a new project could see the coffee waste turned into concrete used for homes or

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