ASCP 2021 Conference Update

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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...

ASCP 2020 Progress Report

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Justin Moss provides an update on progress against agreed key metrics for ASCP. Website update provided. A lookahead to 2021 is provided including: 2020 annual report 2021 strategic plan New website Monthly forums Grey card and additional training courses Conference Pavement notes

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

Airport Infrastructure – From History to the Future

Airports Members Only

Luc Ramalinga presents on Airport Infrastructure - From History to the Future. Objective of this Presentation: - Give an insight of how a client approaches airport pavement management - The History of Airport Pavements - The Impact and Opportunities of COVID-19 - Future Research Opportunities

Partnering for innovative solutions in concrete paving: A tour of a few key concrete states in North America

Highways, Local Government Members Only

Tim Nash presents on Partnering for innovative solutions in concrete paving. The presentation covers: General overview of US concrete paving market (Covid effect, spending outlook and market characteristics) Paving manufacturer focuses (mold design, frame/chasis design, control systems, attachments) Discussion of various recent projects (Interstate, local roads, safety barriers)

Macro Synthetic Fibres – Potential Uses in Pavements [MSFRC]

Highways, Industrial, Local Government Members Only

Presentation Overview What are Macro Synthetic Fibres Review of Current Practice (Global, National, Domestic & SRAs/DoTs) Current and potential applications Recommendations What are Macro Synthetic Fibres? Available commercially since the early 2000s Intended to be used as a replacement for steel mesh reinforcement and not for structural steel design. Manufactured...

Pavimentos De Hormigón Sostenibles: Reducido Impacto Ambiental De Los Pavimentos De Hormigón (Pavement Note 002) [Spanish, español]

Highways Free

LOS PAVIMENTOS DE HORMIGÓN Y SU REDUCIDO IMPACTO AMBIENTAL Los pavimentos de hormigón causan menor impacto ambiental que los pavimentos asfálticos. Esta nota resume los últimos hallazgos que comparan los aspectos de sostenibilidad de las dos principales opciones de pavimentos para tráfico pesado. A su vez, proporciona a los organismos...

ASCP Corporate Membership

Highways Free

Overview Technical representation of industry to clients Education of staff through training courses, workshops, conferences and forums Networking and sharing of information and experiences with other members Participation in ASCP committees and workgroups Online technical resources Promotional opportunities at ASCP events and on website Recognition at all ASCP events and...

ASCP Strategy 2021

Highways Free

This document sets out the strategic themes to be focussed on in 2021. Updates 15th June 2021: Sustainability elevated in importance Upgrades renamed "Renewals" (pending review by NE)

Pavement Type Selection: What is the Ideal Process?

Highways Members Only

Pavement type selection is often one of the more challenging and controversial decisions highway administrators face. The process involves weighing engineering factors such as materials, structural, and even long term performance against initial and life-cycle costs to help agencies decide between various pavement alternatives. Given the expenditure of significant public...

ASCP Constitution March 2021


Following the AGM 2021, some clauses from the ASCP's Constitution were modified. Here is an extract. Mission Statement The mission of the society is to facilitate the advancement of knowledge and technology related to concrete pavements through education, technology transfer and research in Australia. The Society will gather and disseminate...

A Study of Ground Performance for Rigid Pavement Design: Pacific Highway Upgrade at the Warrell Creek Floodplain

Highways Members Only

The alignment of the proposed Pacific Highway upgrade between Warrell Creek to Nambucca Heads traverses five (5) major floodplain areas underlain by deep soft alluvium sediments. The low bearing capacity and high compressibility of foundation soils were found to attract significant ground settlements, with differential settlements to adversely impact the...