The future looks bright for Boral, with a string of major road and infrastructure projects on the horizon as the building products maker benefits from the residential construction boom in NSW.

Chief executive Mike Kane also flagged Boral, which has extensive operations across Australia, the US and Asia, was on the look-out for acquisitions. The company has the capacity to “pursue sensible acquisitions if the right opportunities come along”, Mr Kane told reporters. “We would look at any sensible acquisition that…