TASMANIA

Recycled materials from aquaculture can be used in place of concrete and asphalt

Recycled materials from aquaculture can be used in place of concrete and asphalt

A Tasmanian-based recycling firm has set its sights on end-of-life fishing lines and nets - difficult to recycle materials given the number of polymers they're made of - and will soon install "very expensive" technology to divert these problem wastes from landfill.

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Construction of Midland highway making progress

Construction of Midland highway making progress

Significant progress has been made on delivering safety upgrades in Tasmania through the Australian and Tasmanian Government's $500 million Midland highway 10 year Action Plan.

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AICD training programs extending in Tasmania

AICD training programs extending in Tasmania

The Australian Institute of Company Directors has recently announced an expanded range of governance services will be offered to Tasmanian companies.

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Documents reveal apparent source of RHH mould infestation

Documents reveal apparent source of RHH mould infestation

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is over a century old, with the extensive redevelopment requiring a temporary inpatient facility to maintain operations. But a mould infestation in the new structure has caused delays, with the apparent source revealed by documents published by the Tasmanian government.

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The building blocks for gender equality

The building blocks for gender equality

The National Association for Women in Construction's (NAWIC) annual award nominations may have recently closed for 2016 (winners will be announced and profiled on Inside Construction) but they serve as a timely reminder that gender equality, although improving across the construction sector, still has a long way to go.

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Ferguson: "it is no secret that there are asbestos issues" at RHH

Ferguson: "it is no secret that there are asbestos issues" at RHH

Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson has reiterated that safety measures are in place at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH), dismissing what he called "false claims" made by CFMEU Tasmania official Kevin Harkins.

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