News bulletin 17:
News bulletin 17: 7 May 2019


Holcim has been awarded the contract to supply 15,000 cubic metres of concrete for the roof slabs on the Melbourne Metro Tunnel's Anzac Station.

A new method for long-term pavement preservation – life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA) – has been published by researchers from MIT's Concrete Sustainability Hub.
 
Around 65 organisations around the world are working on 3D printing technology for construction purposes. Read an engineer's viewpoint on the rise of 3D printing of concrete and its convergence with robotics and automation.

Researchers at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland in the US have evaluated best practices for placing concrete overlays on prestressed slab bridges.

Nine-non compliant buildings have been identified in Darwin following an investigation by the NT Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics.

A Victorian building company has been issued a one-month exclusion sanction preventing EOIs and tenders, for breaching the Building Code by not paying a subcontractor over $40,000 and failing to resolve the dispute.

Image: Concept illustration of Anzac Station, Melbourne Metro Tunnel project.