DEMOLITION & RECYCLING

Lives at risk

Lives at risk

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is calling for mandatory national asbestos training for apprentices and tradies.

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Introducing the next-gen Hardox 500 Tuf wear plate

Introducing the next-gen Hardox 500 Tuf wear plate

The new SSAB Hardox 500 Tuf has exceptional strength, hardness and toughness in one and the same wear plate and combines the best properties from both the Hardox 450 and 500, resulting in a wear plate for tipper bodies, buckets and containers with no real competition on the market.

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Digitalisation in the aggregates industry - what does it all mean?

Digitalisation in the aggregates industry - what does it all mean?Lock icon2

The Australian aggregates industry provides the materials for Australia's infrastructure, including our roads, railways, bridges, ports, airports and engineering construction projects. It is estimated to generate around $7 billion and employs 18,000 Australians directly and a further 80,000 indirectly.

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Same name, different country

Same name, different countryLock icon2

Skanska USA Civil recently completed the first phase of demolition of the former Kosciuszko Bridge in New York City, lowering the 2400-ton main span onto two barges beneath the structure, for transport to a recycling facility.

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IHAPS to be introduced for all Sydney Councils

IHAPS to be introduced for all Sydney Councils

Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels (IHAPs) will become mandatory for all councils in Sydney and Wollongong to guard against corruption and lead to better local planning decisions.

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An investment in next gen crushing tech boosts safety and efficiency

An investment in next gen crushing tech boosts safety and efficiencyLock icon2

Located in the Adelaide suburb of Seacliff Park, Boral's Linwood quarry is positioned within one of South Australia's most important sources of hard rock.

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Concrete business fined

Concrete business fined

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a Port Macquarie concrete business for failing to properly test and assess its masonry products.

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New cone crusher technology arrives in Australia

New cone crusher technology arrives in Australia

The product of 100 years of cone crusher evolution, Metso's new MX seems poised to redefine the way we think about cone crusher performance with claims of previously unimagined; efficiency, wear part utilisation, safety and automation.

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Large-scale investment and what it means for Non-Destructive Digging

Large-scale investment and what it means for Non-Destructive Digging

Large-scale investment into Australian infrastructure means that our concrete landscape is set to change. What this means for our roads and for the Non-Destructive Digging market?

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Could recycled plastic be a viable alternative for timber railway sleepers?

Could recycled plastic be a viable alternative for timber railway sleepers?Lock icon2

Recycled plastic railway sleepers made in northwest Victoria could be the next weapon in the war against waste, as testing is currently underway to verify whether using converted polystyrene and agricultural plastic waste can be used as an alternative material for sleepers on heritage railways.

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