News bulletin-15:
News bulletin-15: 17 Apr 2018

Researchers from New Zealand’s University of Waikato have announced a ‘world-first’ with nanotechnology creating a self-healing bio-concrete using “solid-state fermentation” that shows it is more durable than traditional concrete as well as cost-effective.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released construction data showing the best year in a decade for construction, according to the Master Builders Australia.

A report has been released by the WA Government on feedback for the development of Westport: Ports and Environs Strategy including future port facilities.

China is about to open the 55 kilometre-long Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge – the world’s longest sea bridge - to traffic after eight years of construction.

Jacobs and McConnell Dowell have designed and constructed a first-of-its-kind wharf for Rio Tinto in far North Queensland with input and oversight by Bechtel.

CPD has produced a League Table that ranks 13 of the largest, high-emitting cement companies and assesses which companies are preparing for a transition to a low carbon economy.

Image: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (photo via ABC News)