A multi-million dollar Asphalt Manufacturing Plant has been built by a major asphalt producer in South Australia to boost the recycling rate of used tyres on Australian roads.
Tyre Stewardship Australia and Topcoat Asphalt partnered to perform the trial of asphalt produced from recycled tyres across six Adelaide council areas.
ResourceCo Material Solutions is playing a significant role in the construction of the new Mordialloc Freeway aimed at improving travel times and easing congestion in Melbourne’s southeast.
The first large-scale crumb rubber asphalt trial is in the works on an arterial road in Melbourne. If successful, it could allow the specification for use of recycled crumb rubber in asphalt applications.
With a ban on the export of whole baled tyres expected next year, the tyre recycling sector is increasing its capacity to recycle, reuse, convert and recover more of Australia’s waste tyres.