Technology Award

BBR Contech wins Concrete Award

BBR Network member, BBR Contech, has scooped the Technology Award at the annual New Zealand Concrete Society Conference for their work for national grid operator Transpower to strengthen the foundations of electricity transmission pylons enabling them to take additional loads.  In total, some 160 towers were identified as needing strengthening over a 300km stretch on the South Island- often in challenging terrain. The Technology Award is given to a project in recognition of outstanding innovation in the advancement of concrete practice in design, construction, rehabilitation or research.