Melting bitumen leaves motorists ‘sinking’ into Queensland road, destroys tyres

Melting bitumen leaves motorists ‘sinking’ into Queensland road, destroys tyres

Updated July 05, 2018 13:50:49 Photo: Drivers said they were “sinking” into the far north Queensland road. (Supplied: David Anthony, Tablelander) Related Story: Explained: How heat affects roads, trains and planes Related Story: A freeway melted in Victoria — and it’s only going to get hotter Up to 50 people …

Old tyres could be reborn as building products by Gold Coast auto recycler

Old tyres could be reborn as building products by Gold Coast auto recycler

Updated July 04, 2018 17:12:00 Photo: Adrian Fuller said Australia sorely needed a new way to deal with old tyres. (ABC News: Damien Larkins) Related Story: Recycling in Australia is in crisis. Can it be fixed? Related Story: Recycling will be dumped by councils nationwide as costs blow out: experts …

South Australian police stop high-speed pursuit after spiking car tyres three times

South Australian police stop high-speed pursuit after spiking car tyres three times

Posted June 13, 2018 08:09:38 Photo: The woman drove on her rims for some time before being arrested. (ABC News) South Australian Police had to spike the tyres of an allegedly stolen vehicle three times before they could bring a high-speed pursuit to an end overnight in the Adelaide Hills. …

Tasmania’s tonnes of stockpiled tyres finally headed for approved recycling centre

Tasmania’s tonnes of stockpiled tyres finally headed for approved recycling centre

By Rachel Fisher Updated April 24, 2018 13:59:15 Tasmania’s mounting mountain of old tyres could soon be a thing of the past. The Launceston City Council has given the green light to Tasmanian company Phoenix Rubber Products to develop a $3.5 million tyre recycling plant. The processing plant would be …