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4 ways to achieve better pavement preservation for local roads

Maintaining local roads is a perennial challenge for councils. Here, AUS-SPEC Manager Nandini Mehta outlines four treatment options to prolong the lifespan of pavement. Sprayed preservation surfacing treatments are generally applied to low-volume sealed roads where primary distress is caused...

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Low Volume Road Asphalt Trial Report

"As part of the LGA Research and Development Scheme, the City of Salisbury on behalf of a collection of Councils secured funding to undertake trials in asphalt surfacing. The City of Salisbury engaged Tonkin Consulting to lead the project with support of the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB...

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Pilot Application of the Infrastructure Sustainability Rating Tool to Local Council Road Management - Stage 1

This paper details the council-based trial of a ratings tool currently under development for sustainable infrastructure management, with a particular focus on road assets. The paper outlines the rating tool in development, the logic behind the ratings metrics used, and the problems encountered...

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FLEET product news

Komatsu donates excavator to zero-emission Antarctic base Komatsu has donated a new HB215LC-1 Hybrid excavator to the International Polar Foundation, which operates the only zero-emission scientific base in the Antarctic, Belgium’s Princess Elisabeth Station. ...