Suncoast Asphalt Paves Close to Home
August 25, 2022
Suncoast Asphalt paves close to home, repaving their very own street for Moreton Bay Regional Council. The team used more than 7,200 tonnes of Green Roads Asphalt containing up to 20 per cent recycled material on the project.
Operations Manager Daniel Soundy oversaw the Potassium Street, Narangba project.
“There were some extra constraints with this project as our customer Moreton Bay Regional Council needed the work done over the weekend to minimise disruption in the industrial estate. We used one of our own crews, a subbie crew and subcontracted the profiling.”
“Our trucks didn’t have to travel far to transport the asphalt to the project site, with our Narangba asphalt plant conveniently located here on Potassium Street.”
Soundy adds there were some unique logistical challenges the Suncoast Asphalt team needed to overcome.
“Our aggregate supplier Hanson isn’t open all weekend and we don’t have a lot of space on site to store aggregates. We worked with one of our neighbours to stockpile the aggregate to access them over the weekend.”
“I’m really proud of the work we did on this street – particularly because it’s right out the front of our asphalt plant, but also because the entire project went so smoothly. Moreton Bay is a key customer and it was great to recieve positive feedback from them. They were very happy with our work.”
A record breaking month
Asphalt GM Brendan Camilleri said, “After the floods earlier this year a backlog of work needed to be completed to meet our clients’ deadlines, including this project which helped contribute to Suncoast Asphalt’s biggest production month to date, producing more than 25,000 tonnes.”
“The Production and Operations teams worked around the clock on multiple split shifts. Well done to everyone involved in making this happen. It was pleasing to show what we can do and while upholding our safety and quality standards.”
Green Roads Outcomes
By choosing Green Roads Asphalt for Potassium Street Narangba, Moreton Bay Regional Council:
- Diverted more than 1,182 tonnes of recyclables from landfill, equivalent to 14,775 wheelie bins
- Recycled 50,250 plastic containers
- Reduced carbon emissions* by more than 49,194kg
*CO2 Savings are approximate only and exclude savings derived from the use of recycled plastics and/or glass. **Calculations are based on Austroads Doc AP-R416-12 and the Life Cycle Assessments completed for Alex Fraser Asphalt (Suncoast Asphalt) and Alex Fraser Recycled Crushed Concrete Roadbase by RMIT Melbourne (10/6/2009).