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ASCP Forum – Innovation, Sustainability & Low Carbon Concretes – Tuesday 31st May 2022

Highways, Industrial, Local Government Members Only

Innovation, Sustainability, Low Carbon Concretes: How can we achieve in Pavements – was the hotly anticipated topic of our May 2022 Forum. The Australian cement and concrete sector has a long history of reducing its CO2 emissions having delivered a 25 percent reduction since 2000 [VDZ 2022] being a critical...

Concrete Segmental Pavements (May 1993)

Highways, Local Government Members Only

Salamanca Place in Hobart is a unique historic area dating from the 1830s. Georgian sandstone warehouse buildings flank a 24-m-wide roadway built over a reclaimed area originally used by the whaling fleet and shipping lines. The refurbished warehouses now function as professional offices, restaurants, a foundation covering most facets of...

Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements (Jun 1989)

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"Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) is a dry highstrength concrete pavement material which is compacted by external rolling rather than internal vibration. When placed, RCC must be dry enough to support the weight and passage of rollers so that it does not shear, but moist enough during mixing to allow adequate...

ASCP Forum (Online) – Tunnels Pavements, Concrete Supply, Procurement – Tuesday 12 April 2022

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Tunnels allow rapid and unobstructed transport facilities in big congested cities. Think the recent NorthConnex! Whilst considered an expensive solution, tunnels provide a protected system for the pavement, thus tunnels reduce the maintenance cost of the system, but there are wider considerations in the design, detailing, materials selection and construction...

Australian Pavement Research The Last 20 Years (Mar 1996)

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The road transport system is a valuable and essential part of Australia’s infrastructure in which we all have an enormous stake. However, infrastructure is a long- term investment in the future and consequently receives little attention from the public unless something goes wrong or individually, we are affected by delays...

Overview Of Xxth World Road Congress (Dec 1995)

Highways Members Only

About 2700 delegates attended the five-day Congress which consisted of plenary sessions, committee reports and technical tours. The Association’s national infra— structure engineer attended the Congress to assess the relevance of new road technology for Australia. The Congress was organised by PIARC (a more detailed explanation of PIARC can be...

Pavement Asset Management (Aug 1995)

Highways Members Only

Pavement performance audits have also assisted engineers to analyse vast amounts of data relating to the performance of various traffickable roads in the municipality. Assessing different rehabilitation or reconstruction strategies requires an understanding of the costs and longevity of different pavement types and treatments. Since rigid pavements outlast flexible pavements,...

Reducing Traffic Noise (Jun 1995)

Highways Members Only

Much of the mechanism to minimise the environmental impact of new, and upgrading of existing, roads is described in environmental impact statements (FIS). Recently, the community has played an important role in the preparation of EISs by assessing the potential impact and benefits derived from such statements Prepared by engineers....

Street Furniture (Mar 1995)

Highways Members Only

The AMCORD URBAN strategy of the 1990s highlights the need to offer greater and more cost-effective choice of urban housing of quality. Along with this need, the study recognised the relevance of infrastructure in terms of physical and social elements.

Overview Of European Concrete Roads Study Mission (Nov 1994)

Highways Members Only

During the first two weeks of October, in excellent weather, a group of six engineers from four Australian States participated in the C&CAA-arranged study mission to Europe. The mission was established to study the topics of: • concrete tollway operations. • road widening/overlays. • quality systems as applied to construction...

Permanent Cycleways (Aug 1994)

Highways Members Only

Over the last twenty years municipal planners have gradually accepted the need to plan and implement cycleways for commuter and recreational use. This year saw the release of the new edition of Guide /o Traffic Engineering Practice. Bicycles by AUSTROADS. This technical publication was written with the cooperation of all...

Surface Features For Concrete Pavements (May 1994)

Highways Members Only

With residential construction on the rise again, both homeowners and developers are seeking greater variety in pavement materials other than that provided by plain concrete or asphalt. To meet this demand, several Australian companies are producing patterned an4 col our ed concrete surface finishes to enhance paved areas in new...