Tag Archives: civil engineering

Celebrating Women in Construction; Liz Fell, ModularWalls

Of all the frontiers we have crossed, construction still remains a largely male-dominant industry. For International Women’s Day 2018, we celebrated three Women in Construction who are showing Australia that there is an equal industry workforce on the horizon; including our very own Liz Fell, Project Manager at ModularWalls. Q. What drew you to work…

The Future of Road & Rail Infrastructure

With so many major road & rail infrastructure projects — worth more than $300 billion around the country — either underway or in the infrastructure pipeline, the demand for cost-efficient, time-efficient and sustainable products and processes is increasing at a staggering rate. Amidst the substantial state and federal investments in infrastructure, new frameworks have been…

Industrial training and cadetships a vital responsibility and investment in future of industry

The Northern Road Employment and Industrial Training Hub has officially opened as part of the Australian and NSW Government’s 10-year Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan. With $2.9 billion of Federal funding behind them, the purpose-built hub is committed to creating “a pipeline of skilled people…to supply current projects and leave a legacy of capable Western Sydney…

New National Carbon Offset Standards for Green Buildings and Sustainable Developments

“Within the Australian market there’s a real appetite for innovation and that doesn’t just mean the latest technology; it means new ways of approaching solutions, new ways of thinking about things, or new ways of dealing with very old, very original challenges.” – Robin Mellon, Executive Director of Advocacy and Business Services,   Green Building…

Top 4 Ways That Old Construction Methods Cost Developments

The comfort of falling back on traditional construction methods can seem like the safest option for commercial developments; but are these outdated options truly the strongest choice? In a world where innovation has improved technologies in all areas of industry, it’s time to take a look at the four areas in which old methods are…

EnduroMax® – the next generation noise wall technology

A noise problem Australia will embark upon a frenzy of infrastructure development in order to alleviate the severe pressure on transit systems created by population gains. The new infrastructure works will require effective noise pollution measures to prevent vehicle or train traffic from disturbing adjacent residential areas. Such noise pollution solutions will be especially important…

Pre-approved supplier for Queensland Department of Transport & Main Roads

Leading innovators of cost effective commercial acoustic walls, ModularWalls has announced that its proprietary EnduroMax™ high performance commercial wall panel solution has been pre-approved for QLD Department of Transport and Main Roads. As the urban sprawl continues to stretch beyond metropolitan centres, communities are seeking ways to protect themselves from noise related issues. Responding to…

AcoustiSorb™ 2016 Good Design® Finalist

We are thrilled to announce our AcoustiSorb sound absorbing wall panels has been recognised as a Good Design® Finalist for 2016. Good Design Australia is Australia’s longest standing national design award and promotion program. With over 50 years of design bench-marking, the program focuses on raising the standard of design and innovation. AcoustiSorb is also in…