A new tyre recycling facility in Auckland is a significant step forward in managing the environmental problem of end-of-life tyres.

NZ Transport Agency’s project team has begun geotechnical investigations along the proposed corridor of the replacement route. Project manager Lonnie Dalzell says drill rigs are used to take ground core samples that provide key information, including confirmation of assumptions made during early assessments or the type of materials below the surface in key design areas such cut areas or structure locations.

The NZ Transport Agency advises that the Green Island /Abbotsford access ramps onto and off Dunedin’s Southern Motorway will be closed overnight from 6pm to 6am from this Sunday evening, 20 May to Friday night, 25 May. The Abbotsford on ramp north will remain open.


When Paul O’Callaghan caught up with Dean Maffina and his son Jay, they had just pulled up after a day hauling grain around the Three Springs area of Western Australia. Dean was in the Cummins EGR powered Kenworth T658 he pilots for Lareema Transport based out of Bullsbrook on the northern outskirts of Perth.

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