DEMOLITION & RECYCLING

Is the construction sector killing its workforce?

Is the construction sector killing its workforce?Lock icon2

In this article, Inside Construction examines the dangers of silica dust and asks the construction sector if it is doing enough to prevent the critical health risks it poses.

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Paving the way for greener roads

Paving the way for greener roadsLock icon2

The Old Princes Highway, Engadine in Sutherland Shire is the first road in NSW to be built with soft plastics and glass, 4000 recycled printer cartridges and toner.

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ABB awarded demolition contract for Hazelwood

ABB awarded demolition contract for Hazelwood

ENGIE has awarded the contract to oversee the demolition of Hazelwood Power Station to international industrial technology organisation ABB.

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Road construction takes a new turn

Road construction takes a new turn

New national road specifications look set to change Australia's road infrastructure.

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Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shift

Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shiftLock icon2

For years Alison Price referred to herself as the office manager of her now multi-million dollar company SoilCyclers, as she competed with the big boys on major roads, mining, waste and soil remediation projects.

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Liberty Industrial completes first stage of coal infrastructure demolition

Liberty Industrial completes first stage of coal infrastructure demolition

National deconstruction and remediation contractor Liberty Industrial recently completed the first stage of the demolition of a number of stackers and reclaimers to be replaced as part of Port Kembla Coal Terminal's (PKCT) broader restoration project.

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Kennards Hire makes demolitions easy

Kennards Hire makes demolitions easy

Kennards Hire is never short of equipment that will suit any job. With the introduction of the Hilti TE 2000 Demolition Hammer to their range, concrete demolition just got easier. And in Australia, the demo hammer is exclusive to Kennards Hire for the next few months.

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A tale of precision and control

A tale of precision and controlLock icon2

Miley Cyrus, American teen idol and daughter of Achy Breaky Heart singer Billy Ray Cyrus, may have made the wrecking ball a symbol of popular culture (if you're a kid of the 90s that is) but we all know that the humble wrecking ball has become more of a myth at construction sites.

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Last blast for Munmorah Power Station

Last blast for Munmorah Power Station

Munmorah Power Station's remaining boiler house and coal hoppers have been simultaneously demolished via controlled explosive demolition techniques. The blast was the final explosive demolition event to be carried out during the course of the power station's removal, following the toppling of the chimney stacks and the other boiler house last year.

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New owner for Alex Fraser

New owner for Alex Fraser

Construction and demolition materials recycler Alex Fraser has this week been acquired.

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