Concrete evidence of our commitment to innovation in sustainability
In keeping with our commitment to embrace innovation in sustainability, Inland Rail is the first rail infrastructure project in Australia to install certified carbon neutral concrete culverts.
Concrete is typically a major contributor to the embodied greenhouse gas emissions of an infrastructure asset and 22,625 tonnes of pre-cast carbon neutral concrete culverts were installed on new rail track and road connections on the 107km Parkes to Narromine section in NSW between March 2019 and March 2020.
The carbon neutral culverts on the Parkes to Narromine project alone will reduce carbon emissions by over 7,250 tonnes, which is the equivalent of removing about 1,350 vehicles off the road for a year.
The culverts, which are manufactured by Humes, a division of concrete materials supplier Holcim Australia, reduce carbon emissions using supplementary cementitious material with remaining emissions neutralised via certified carbon offsets.
For more information on the product, visit the Humes website.
December 1, 2020
ARTC modern slavery statement 2020
At ARTC, we strongly believe that all people around the world have the right to live free from exploitation. We are committed to doing our part to ensure that slavery in any form does not occur within our supply chain.
November 27, 2020
Inland Rail breaks ground on Narrabri to North Star
Progress on the Australian Government Inland Rail project continues, with the second section of the 1,700 kilometre Melbourne to Brisbane freight line between Narrabri and North Star (N2NS) now under construction.
November 27, 2020
Accelerated opportunities for local businesses
We recently launched a new procurement and packaging plan to industry that aims to accelerate opportunities for regional businesses to participate in upcoming construction package tenders. We caught up with the Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce committee to brief them on what this means for local businesses.