News bulletin 05:
News bulletin 05: 4 Feb 2020


The Hay Street Bridge that spans the Mitchell Freeway in Perth will be raised by 25cm under a contract awarded to Bocol and Maca JV that will see a six metre by 21 metre long section of the bridge replaced.

Bronze Institute Member Beca is celebrating its 100 year-old birthday. The company, which was founded in 1920 by William Arthur Gray who purchased a small engineering practice in Auckland on his return from WW1, now has 3300 employees around the world.

The NSW Building Commissioner's plans to overhaul the construction and building industry under six pillars of reform to improve transparency, accountability and quality of work are part of the Design and Building Practioners Bill being debated in NSW Parliament at the end of February.

View time-lapse footage of the Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan, China, being constructed within 10 days, four days beyond what was planned, to deal with the corona virus outbreak.

Cemex has announced it will supply more than 600,000 mᶟ of concrete specially designed for the construction of the Presa Bicentenario (Bicentennial Dam - pictured) in Sonora, Mexico.

The completed installation of reduced carbon concrete as part of the Calgary International Airport apron in Canada has been announced. Waste CO² captured by industrial gas suppliers was injected into the CarbonCure concrete during mixing, enabling the production of "stronger, more sustainable concrete".