Salcey Treetop Walk, Northamptonshire

A spectacular walk on high towers through mature woodland has been created by Forestry Civil Engineering. The structural concept incorporates new innovative techniques, and uses sustainable materials, recycled steel and traceable timber, to provide an engineered environmental harmony. Read the full article

Lake Casto, Perth WA

Cities and their councils are constantly looking for ways to incorporate practical development solutions into their built environment whilst taking care to meet society’s ever more demanding environmental standards. Lake Vasto, in Perth’s Ozone Reserve, has managed to incorporate a number of uses and benefits, not least being its environmentally sustainable utilisation of water resources. Read the full article

Ma Tsao Bridge, Taiwan

The Ma Tsao Bridge in Mount Yang Ming, North Taiwan, the earliest bridge to utilize after-fabrication hot dip galvanized steel, was opened in 1992. From then on, approximately 30 000 tonnes of steel and around 30–40 bridges have been hot dip galvanized. The most representative of these bridges are the Chung Cheng Overpass and the Linkou Bridge. Read […]

Bukit Timah Pedestrian Road Bridge, Singapore

This bridge is estimated at 56 metres in length and 2.2 metres wide and is composed of 33 tonnes of steel. After-fabrication galvanizing steel protection was chosen to provide a superior finish and to prolong the life span of the steel. Read the full article

Prefabricated bridge system

An outstanding infrastructure bridge achievement throughout the region was the introduction in 1980 of the Transfield prefabricated bridge systems. Transfield Constructions were the provider of the Transfield MBK bridging system throughout the South East Asia region. This included Transfield’s Joint Venture Company in Indonesia, P.T. Trans-Bakrie. Read the full article

Bridges in Asia

Recent vigorous economic growth in South East Asia has redistributed population and expanded industry and infrastructure building. Development of rural and remote regions required innovative engineering solutions to gain right of way to new land for extractive purposes, industry, urban development and the critical arteries of commerce – roads. Read the full article