More crumb rubber in Tasmania

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The Tasmanian Government is expanding the the use of crumb rubber in the state’s road resurfacing tenders from 1 July 2023.

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport said the opening of a new crumbed rubber blending plant in Launceston demonstrates the growing use of recycled materials in road surfaces, underpinning a record road and bridge infrastructure program in Tasmania.

He congratulated Fulton Hogan for its commitment to promoting sustainability in its roadworks operations, with its new Mowbray plant now employing 50 Tasmanians.



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