Small Queensland Engineering Firm reaches Big Environmental Milestone in Recycling Plastics

Small Queensland Engineering Firm reaches Big Environmental Milestone in Recycling Plastics

EO Brisbane Member, Mark Combe, is now driving a revolutionary new method of replacing steel mesh used in concrete reinforcement with recycled plastic which has seen his Queensland engineering firm Fibercon recycle over 50 tons of plastic waste. Developed in conjunction with researchers from Queensland’s James Cook University the technology uses recycled polypropylene plastic for…

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Traction empowering youth

Traction empowering youth

Sandy Murdoch has been an EO Brisbane member since 2004 and started TRACTION in 2015. Luke met Sandy onsite at a new workshop set up in December by TRACTION at an old Horticulture Compound previously a TAFE campus in Alexandra Hills. The site, which Traction hopes to secure on a ‘peppercorn’ lease basis, has plenty…

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