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...

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

Members Only

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...

ASCP Forum – Pavement Maintenance and Upgrades, Annual General Meeting, Occasional Speaker, Inaugural Industry Awards Evening

Highways, Local Government Members Only

With an eye to future rehabilitation solutions, John Hodgkinson re-visited a CRCP overlay constructed on the Hume Highway, just north of Holbrook, in 1992. A significant milestone was reached in June 2021 as the first BCSA Rapid Set Concrete slab celebrated its 10th Birthday in Australia at Sydney International Airport. Since this...

ASCP Forum (Online) – Specification Updates, Are You Trusted?, New Exec Director, Open Mic

Highways, Industrial Members Only

Concrete is used throughout the World every day in countless diverse applications but it is critically important in terms of performance and durability to understand why the mix design and placement need to be appropriately tailored to suit each application. The inimitable Geoff Ayton will explore what it takes to...

ASCP Forum – Maturity testing | Roller Compacted Concrete | M1RT project | Industry Initiatives

Highways, Industrial Members Only

Maturity testing of concrete, and applications for concrete pavements will be explored by Sabrina Garber from Transtec (USA). On a recent motorway project in Sydney roller compacted concrete was adopted as a working platform for pavement construction on local government roads. The successes and lessons learnt will be explored by...

ASCP Forum – Sustainability- Mecla, Westconnex 3b Rozelle & Slab Replacement

Highways, Industrial Members Only

The objectives of MECLA and why cutting embodied carbon matters will be put forward by Hudson Worsley.  How MECLA came to be set up, the findings of its foundation research, who is involved, how it works and what it hopes to achieve will be addressed. Veronica Prado, Timothy Cook and...

ASCP Forum – November 17 2020

Highways Members Only

ASCP Forum November 17 2020. Justin Moss - ASCP Report Strategy and Lookahead 2021 Justin Moss - ASCP2021 eConference Update Basil Ben - TfNSW Update Geoff Ayton - ASCP Training Geoff Ayton - Concrete Roundabouts Tim Buckingham Jones - Roundabout Design Daniel Lee - Macrosynthetic Fibres

ASCP Forum – October 20 2020

Airports, Highways Members Only

Presentations from ASCP Forum - October 20 2020. Tim Nash - Partnering for innovative solutions in concrete paving Luc Ramalinga - Airport Infrastructure - From History to the Future Ben Wade - ISCA Net Zero

Concrete Roundabouts – fundamentals of design and construction principles

Highways Members Only

Presentation by Geoff Ayton on design and construction of concrete roundabouts.  

ASCP Training in Concrete Pavements

Members Only

Geoff Aytons provides an overview of recent concrete pavement training courses offered by ASCP: Jointing and structural detailing Principles and practices Feedback from attendees is discussed.

ASCP 2021 Conference Update

Members Only

International Keynotes: Neeraj Buch Luc Rens Tom Burnham Abstracts recieved to date: Harmonistion of Concrete Intermodal Pavement Design Basalt Fibre and Rebar in Concrete Pavements CSA cements for Sustainable Concrete GGBFS cement Influence on Flexural Strength of CRCP Concrete Grated Drains by the Slipform Method South Africa’s First Concrete Freeway...

Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia – Driving to Net Zero

Members Only

Ben Wade presents on behalf of the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia on Driving to Net Zero. Agenda: Background on ISCA and Net Zero Industry Role in Achieving Net Zero ISCA's Role in Achieving Net Zero