With the boost in infrastructure projects underway, the importance of the cement industry in Fishermans Bend has never been more critical. The ships are lining up at the Melbourne Facility to deliver every increasing volume of cement
FBBF is working with the Cement, Concrete & Aggregate Association to encourage the UoM to include study of building materials and design along the lines of the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub in the US http://news.mit.edu/topic/concrete
The Victorian Government has taken a major step to ensuring the success of the Fishermans Bend Employment Precinct with the signing of Melbourne University to sell part of the GMH site. The university plans to locate their Post Graduate Engineering faculty in the site commencing in 2020. This is going to become a catalyst for innovative businesses working with the University's R&D expertise.
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