Indigenous researcher paves road to success with PPE innovation
Shannon Kilmartin-Lynch, a proud Taungurung man from Mansfield in Victoria, is a driving force behind an innovation to use disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger.
PPE can be recycled to make stronger concrete
Engineers at RMIT University have developed a method to use disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger, providing an innovative way to significantly reduce pandemic-generated waste.
Concrete using recycled tyre rubber hits the road to a circular economy
Engineers have managed to replace 100% of conventional aggregates in concrete – such as gravel and crushed rock – with rubber from discarded tyres that meets building codes, promising a boost for the circular economy.
Natural hazards research comes to RMIT
Australia’s centre for disaster and natural hazards research is teaming up with RMIT on research and educational initiatives aimed at saving lives and protecting communities from natural disasters.