News bulletin 26:
News bulletin 26: 9 Jul 2019


A bridge designed by Deakin University engineers will be made from sustainable concrete with carbon and glass fibre reinforcement that they say should see no need for maintenance for 100 years.

A technique for identifying cracks inside concrete by listening to how sounds spreads inside it has been developed by civil engineering researchers at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.

Engineers Australia has released its list of Australia's Most Innovative Engineers for 2019. EA CEO, Peter McIntyre said "it showcases the creativity and ingenuity of Australian engineers and celebrates their remarkable achievements".

Construction of a pedestrian footbridge (pictured) has commenced at Port Campbell Creek in Victoria to withstand one-in-100-year weather events.

Concrete construction has helped deliver Australia’s first Passivhaus-certified apartment building – based on German design principles - in the inner Sydney suburb of Redfern.
 
The Pulse Consortium will deliver tunnelling works, new underground stations and ongoing maintenance for the Cross River Rail project – South East Queensland's largest infrastructure project.