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Asphalt Professional Issue 68, April 2016
  • International Best Practice
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Institute News Branch Reports from Western, Ireland, South East, Scottish and North East & Cumbria
  • Technical Paper Nanotechnology - Spain
  • Technical Paper Asphalt Concrete for Very Thin Layers - Greece
  • Case Study 100% Recycle Technology - Singapore
  • Case Study Bitumen Transportation - Russia
  • Case Study 99% Renewable Asphalt - Australia
  • Case Study Infrared Heat on Joints - USA
  • Case Study Low Temp Clear Bitumen - Luxembourg
  • Case Study High Modulus Asphalt - South Africa
  • Report Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT)
  • Report Nottingham Asphalt Research Consortium (NARC)
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 67, February 2016
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Memories of the IAT's Early Days Graeme Rayner
  • Institute News Branch Reports from Western, Scottish, Northern Ireland, South East, Ireland & North East
  • Health & Safety Special Reconsidering Health & Safety - A Personal View
  • Health & Safety Special Employing Temporary Staff
  • Health & Safety Special CDM Summary of Duties
  • Health & Safety Special Protecting the Public
  • Case Study Keeping Roadworkers Safe
  • Training Initiative Tripod Crest Leads the Way
  • Case Study Safety underpins Dartford Crossing surfacing success
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Bolden Nuggets
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 66, November 2015
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Institute News Branch Reports from East Midlands, Scottish, South East, North East and Cumbria & Ireland
  • Asphalt People Special
  • IAT Representation on BSI Committees
  • A day in the life of Steve Lovatt
  • A day in the life of Aggregate Industries
  • A day in the life of MAC Surfacing
  • Asphalt People Geoff Rowe
  • Case Study Waterloof Air Force Base - Use of Thin Surfacing UL-M on airfields
  • Bolden Nuggets Living off the fat of the land
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 65, September 2015
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • 2015 National Conference Report Oulton Hall, Leeds
  • Institute News Scottish Branch visit to Italy
  • Technical Papers Asphalt Components - Back to Basics
  • Press Release Eurobitume encourages new members with special promotion
  • Case Study Francis Flower
  • Asphalt Industry Alliance AIA response to Chancellor's Budget
  • Review PD 6691 and BS 594987 - What has changed in the 2015 editions?
  • Bolden Nuggets Ambridge too far
  • Asphalt People Cliff Nicholls
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 64, April 2015
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Institute News
  • Technical Paper Update on new and future CEN asphalt test methods
  • Technical Paper Non-Standard Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Bitumen and Asphaltic Mixtures
  • Asphalt Industry Alliance 20th Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey
  • Shell Bitumen Handbook Review of the new Shell Bitumen Handbook and an interview with John Read
  • Asphalt People Mike Higgins
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 63, February 2015
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Institute News
  • Graduation Day at Derby
  • Technical Paper Winter Service on Highways
  • Technical Paper De-Icing/Anti-Icing Agents and their effects on Airfield Asphalt Pavements
  • Shell Bitumen Handbook
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Asphalt People David Williams
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 62, November 2014
  • President's View
  • Events
  • Institute News Scottish, East Midlands, Western, Northern Ireland, South East, Pennines, North East & Irish Branch Reports
  • Technical Paper Managing Reclaimed Asphalt - The New ADEPT Guidance (UK)
  • Technical Paper 100% Hot-Mix Asphalt Recycling (USA)
  • Technical Paper Managing Reclaimed Asphalt - The New ADEPT Guidance (UK)
  • Case Studies Carriageway Retread in Lincolnshire 2013-14
  • Case Studies In-situ Road Recycling - Royal Chelsea Hospital
  • Case Studies Recycling asphalt - it costs no extra to go green!
  • Case Studies From Little Acorns...
  • Case Studies Bitumen pelleting
  • Asphalt Exchange Recycling Asphalt: A personal opinion from John Barritt
  • Bolden Nuggets
  • Asphalt People James Wilson
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 61, September 2014
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Institute News East Midlands, Western, South East, Scottish, North East & Northern Ireland Branches
  • National Conference Report St Andrews, June 2014
  • IAT Golden Award Calling all Final Year Students
  • Technical Paper Benninghoven's Next Generation Recycling, Ralf Port
  • Committee Report Report on Activities of B/510/1 Asphalt Products, TC227/WG1/TG3 Asphalt Product Standards and TC227/WG1 Bituminous Mixtures
  • Asphalt Standards Update
  • Committee Report Notes on B510/2 Surface Treatments
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Asphalt People Helen Bailey & Frank Midwinter
  • Bolden Nuggets
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 60, April 2014
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Institute News Pennines, Western & Scottish Branch
  • Case Study Scottish roads take lead in UK durability stakes
  • Technical Paper Permanent pothole repairs. J C Nicholls, TRL.
  • Technical Paper Pothole formation: Experiments and theory. Nick Thom, University of Nottingham.
  • Reports Report on LJMU Conference & CTC's Fill That Hole
  • CIHT Water, water everywhere and not enough long term investment in our road infrastructure
  • RSTA Extra funding called for repair of flood damaged roads
  • Campaign Mr Pothole's campaign for better maintenance of our roads
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Bolden Nuggets
  • Asphalt People Clare Vigus
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 59, February 2014
  • President's View
  • Institute Update
  • Events
  • Institute News Scottish, Irish, Western, South East and East Midlands Branch
  • Technical Paper Methods to reduce delays from reinstatements in asphalt pavements. J C Nicholls, TRL.
  • Technical Paper Long-term damage to roads caused by utility reinstatements. M McHale (TRL), I Carswell (TRL) and D Millar (Transport Scotland).
  • NJUG Striving for Improvement & Innovation
  • Report A Local Authority's Perspective Into Improving Utility Reinstatements by James Woodhead
  • SCI Conference Report Developments in Asphalt Plant & Equipment
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Bolden Nuggets
  • Asphalt People Lee Williams
  • Asphalt Amusment
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 58, November 2013
  • President's View
  • Institute Update and details on Peer Review
  • Events
  • Institute News Scottish, East Midlands, South East, North East, Western, Irish & Pennines Branches
  • Case Study A case study on a rejuvenator trial in Norwich
  • Technical Paper Fast Curing Cold Mix Asphalt for Highways and Airfield Pavements. H Al Nageim (LJMU) and S Al-Busaltan (LJMU).
  • Reviews TRL Report PPR666
  • Conference Report Low Temperature Asphalt
  • NARC Report on the meeting of the Nottingham Asphalt Research Consortium
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Bolden Nuggets
  • Asphalt People Chris Hudson
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 57, September 2013
  • President's View
  • Institute Update and how to join
  • Introducing Geraldine Walsh
  • Institute News North East, Irish & Western Branches
  • National Conference 2013 Report
  • Technical Paper Field Trials of a Long Life Surfacing Material. R Elliot (URS), C Fergusson (Colas), J Richardson (Cornwall Council) and D James (Highways Agency).
  • NARC Report on the meeting of the Nottingham Asphalt Research Consortium
  • Future Issues & Media File
  • Reviews TRL Reports PPR603, PPR604, PPR605
  • Asphalt Exchange
  • Asphalt People Alex Smith
  • Asphalt Amusement
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 56, April 2013
  • President's View
  • Institute News Pennines, Western, Scottish & North East Branch News
  • Profile Arthur Hannah
  • Education and Training Special Education - The need to develop
  • Education and Training Special Training in the Irish Branch
  • Education and Training Special Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Education and Training Special 'You can go and sit in the soils cupboard!'
  • Events
  • Conference Report The Many and Varied Uses of Asphalt
  • Publications New Texture Depth and PSV requirements bought in by the Highways Agency as Interim Advice Notes
  • The Social Whirl
  • Institute Update
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 55, February 2013
  • President's View
  • Institute News Scottish Branch News, Irish Branch News
  • PTS Testing the Nation
  • Bruntingthorpe Calling the Asphalt Industry
  • Technical Paper Warm mix asphalt reaches Dublin's Fair City
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Technical Paper CPR and CE marking - are you ready for 1st July 2013?
  • Eurovia Infrastructure Limited Prevention Rather Than Cure
  • Publications Report on the meeting of the Nottingham Asphalt Research Consortium (NARC)
  • University of Derby Graduation Ceremony Paves The Way To Success For Industry Professionals
  • Movember
  • The Social Whirl
  • Institute Update
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 54, November 2012
  • President's View
  • Institute News Scottish, Western and East Midlands Branch News
  • Acknowledgement Gilbert Bromage - IATs First Centenarian
  • Technical Paper Trial of Warm Mix Asphalt in Binder and Surface Courses
  • Eurovia Infrastructure Limited
  • Social Media The Social Whirl
  • Press Release University of Derby
  • Francis Flower
  • Diary Branch Events
  • SCI Meeting Review of Bitumen and the Dark Arts
  • Institute Update
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 53, September 2012
  • President's View
  • Obituaries Eddie Maley and Derek Pearson
  • Technical Paper Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy of Polymer Modified Bitumen
  • Technical Paper Preamble to Technical Report on De-Icing Fluids
  • Technical Paper Summary of Test Results: Resistance of Asphalt to Konsin and Clearway De-Icing Fluid
  • IAT National Conference 2012 Winning Gold with New Technology - Report
  • Publications Narc
  • Institute News Scottish Branch News
  • Institute Update
  • Publications Review of Published Project Report PPR598
  • Diary
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 52, May 2012
  • President's View
  • Institute News Colin Loveday
  • Institute News Scottish & Western Branch News
  • Membership Routes to Membership
  • Technical Paper Scole. Bob Noakes
  • Publications Narc
  • Case Study Stirling Lloyd
  • National Conference 2012 Winning Gold with New Techonology
  • Institute Update
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 51, February 2012
  • President's View
  • Profile Iswandaru Widyatmoko
  • Institute News Brian Rowlinson also East Midlands, Scottish and Western Branch News
  • Education Update
  • Technical Paper Thermally Induced Damage in Asphalt. Ignacio Artamendi, Bob Allen, Paul Phillips and Chris Ward.
  • Technical Paper French Airfield Asphalt Concrete at Manchester Airport. Iswandaru Widyatmoko - URS, Carl Fergusson and Steve Cant - Colas, James Gordon - Jacobs, James Wood - Manchester Airport
  • Graduate Ceremony Graduates Dig Deep To Achieve Success
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Publications Published Project Report PPR560
  • Publications Interim Advice Note 157/11, Thin Surface Course Systems - Installation and Maintenance
  • Institute Update
  • IAT National Conference 2012
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 50, December 2011
  • Profile John Booth
  • President's View
  • Industry News Scottish & Western Branch News
  • Glenn Ford
  • List of New Members
  • Publications Reports from TRL
  • Technical Paper Understanding the role of poor quality aggregate in asphalt mix durability
  • National Conference 2012 A date for your diary
  • SCI Report
  • Institute Update
  • Publications Overview on the current status of Aggregate and Asphalt Standards, the work of B/510/1 and the CPR
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 49, September 2011
  • Profile
  • President's View
  • Social Media
  • Industry News Anthony Mortar Retirement
  • Report on the IAT National Conference Asphalt Technology - Who Cares?
  • Industry News Scottish Branch News
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Road Safety Road Safety Foundation
  • East Kent Lab Riffle Slump and the Poster Hussies
  • News Release Engineering Council fires up IENG Promotional Campaign
  • Road Safety Eurovia Roadstone improves road safety with HGV Side sensors
  • Institute Update
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 48, May 2011
  • Presidents View
  • Institute News North East, Western & South East Branches
  • Industry News Pot Hole funding
  • Case Study Findon case study
  • Technical Paper Recipe and design asphalt mixtures
  • Publication Report on the B510/1 Asphalt Products
  • Institute Awards The Institutes AWARDS 2011
  • Training Procedure for transferring from CPCS to MPQC
  • Publications TRL674 Durability of Thin Surfacing Systems
  • Publications Report on the meeting of the National Asphalt Research Consortium (NARC)
  • IAT National Conference Asphalt Technology - Who Cares?
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 47, February 2011
  • Presidents View
  • Profile Adrian Blacker
  • Institute News South East, Western & Scottish Branches
  • Technical Paper Development of Performance Related Mixture Design for Airfield Porous Friction Course. C L Hill, I Widyatmoko
  • Publications New approach is looking good
  • IAT Annual Conference Ramada Jarvis Hotel, 29th June 2011
  • Publication BS 594987:2010 and PD 6691:2010
  • Publication Published Project Report PPR497
  • Publication Published Project Report PPR485
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 46, November 2010
  • Presidents View
  • Institute News Scottish & Western Branches
  • Technical Paper Sustainable pavement construction at the Isle of Man Airport. Bachar Hakim, Carl Fergusson.
  • Technical Paper The Laboratory Design Process for Cold Recycled Asphalt Pavement. Michael J. Brennan, P.J. Newell, Alan Kavanagh, Jerome Sheahan
  • Publication Comit Europen de Normalisation
  • Publication TRL Malta
  • Publication Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products
  • Publication AIA publishes: Road condition a key issue
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 45, August 2010
  • Profile Alan Ferguson
  • President's View
  • Institute News Western East Midlands
  • Yearbook 2010 IAT Council 2010/2011, The Certificate of Merit, Chairmen and Hon. Secretaries 2010
  • Technical Paper Report on the meeting of BBA/HAPAS SG3 Working Group. John Bradshaw-Bullock
  • IAT Conference 2010 Excellence in Asphalt - A Global Perspective
  • Qualifications Nationally recognised qualification developed by Aggregate Industries!
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 44, May 2010
  • Profile Seamus O'Leary
  • President’s View
  • Technical Paper Cold In situ Recycling Trial on the N15 National Primary Road, Sligo, Ireland. Brian Mulry, Kevin Crawley and Frank Motherway
  • Technical Paper EME2 Trial - Wicklow Port Access Road and Town Relief Road Scheme. Sean Dillon, David Hogan, Chris Lycett and Cono Fitzsimmons
  • Technical Paper Development of Maturity Methods for Predicting Performance of Cold-Mix Pavement Materials. Thomas Doyle, Amanda Gibney, Ciaran Mcnally and Amir Tabakovic
  • Asphalt Diplomats University of Derby
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 43, March 2010
  • President’s View
  • Profile Jon Harper
  • Institute News East Midlands Western Branches
  • Diary Branch Events
  • Technical Papers Use of Shell Thiopave™ in Asphalt - Cliff Nicholls, TRL
  • Date for your Diary IAT National Conference
  • Committee Paper The Standards Factory
  • Website Website Membership
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 42, January 2010
  • President’s View
  • Profile Pippa Birch
  • Institute News North East, Scottish, Western Irish Branches
  • Publications Report from TRL AsPECT is launched
  • Overseas Site Trial of the Use of a Polymer Modified Bitumen Wearing Course, Arthur Hannah.
  • Technical Papers Close up and Dirty: A Whistle-stop Tour of European Highway Surface Textures, P Millar and D Woodward, University of Ulster
  • Technical Papers A Comparison of the Laboratory Performance of EME2 and HDM50, Brennan, Ardill, Kavanagh. Sheahan
  • Technical Papers Accelerated Testing of a 10mm Surfacing Asphalt using the Road Test Machine and Wehner Schulze, David Woodward, Bob Allen
  • Technical Papers Quality Assurance systems – what they are and why we have them
  • Paper Mews News
  • Diary Branch Events
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 41, November 2009
  • The President’s View Chris Lycett looks forward to a bold new future for Asphalt Professional as a digital publication
  • Profile The life of David Needham
  • Howard MedalWinners
  • Branch Events
  • Institute News TheWestern Branch learns about skid resistance at their technical presentation, held in Moons Hill Quarry, while the Scottish Branch hold a training event.
  • Defra website notification
  • Technical Paper Bituminous binders - ageing profile test. Corina Hill, Martin Heslop, Iswandaru Widyatmoko, Richard Elliott, Donna James
  • Conference report Jon Harper reports on this Autumn’s SCI Conference on“Cases For and Against Hot Mix Road Surfacings”.
  • Conference report John McCulloch reports on this year’s AIA Asphalt Conference: “Carbon Innovation Ahead”.
  • Industry News Ooms International and Material Edge are challenged by the Highways Agency to come up with a new, thin, crack free pavement design. Colourchip plays part in Oxford City Centre enhancement scheme.
  • CPD The myths dispelled.
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 40, September 2009
  • The President’s View Chris Lycett encourages the membership to let their views be known
  • Talking Point Bond coats – the demise of tack coats
  • Deadlines
  • Technical Paper More efficient use of energy can save the aggregates industry £45m a year. Leon Labovitch, Carbon Trust
  • Technical Paper Glasstex long term performance and durability – a site investigation. Tensar International Ltd Foster Contracting Ltd
  • Case Study Greener, leaner and meaner. How a number of innovations in pavement design and installation saved time, cost and materials on the A45 Weston Favell–Billing trunk road, Northamptonshire.
  • Institute News The Northern Ireland Branch reports on a year of activities. The North East Branch plays musical chairs at its AGM and holds a technical evening with IHT on Roadnote 42.
  • Letters
  • Industry News New RAP recycling equipment.
  • Publication Guidance on the use of the new European Performance Specifications for Road Maintenance Products: Surface Treatments PD 6689:2009
  • Industry News TRL win in the US
  • Branch Events
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 39, July 2009
  • Talking Point Bob Bolden on how the asphalt industry can help the UK recover from the recession.
  • Profile The life of Bachar Hakim, Head of the Pavement Team at the Scott Wilson Group.
  • The President’s View Incoming President Chris Lycett introduces himself and suggests a Member’s Forum.
  • Author’s Guide Deadlines Did you know…
  • Personal Obituary – John Leigh. John Harper receives examination award for materials testing fromWorshipful Company of Paviors.
  • Technical Paper Alarm Report highlights a third more potholes – £8.5bn needed to stop road rot.
  • Education Become an Engineering Technician.
  • Meetings and Exhibitions IAT Annual National Conference 2009.
  • 2009 Yearbook Overview Activities of the Institute IAT Council Certificate of Merit Branch Chairman.
  • Institute News TheWestern Branch calculates its carbon footprint, hold its AGM and peers into the future of bitumen. The Scots learn about the Specification for HighwayWorks and the Irish consider the implications of new European asphalt standards.
  • Publications TRL PPR366, and the 2008 Annual Research Review
  • Yearbook 2009 continued Website and membership. Routes to membership.
  • Paper Mews News
  • Branch Events
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 38, May 2009
  • President’s view Bob Bolden’s final message to the world as President.
  • Profile The life of Geoffrey Griffiths, Pavement Engineering Skill Leader for Arup.
  • Institute News TheWestern Branch listens to ‘EME2, The Experience So Far’.
  • Branch Events
  • Technical Paper Emergency repairs at Zanzibar International Airport: a Consultant Asphalt Technologist’s blog. A Hannah, TRL.
  • Technical Paper The crack resistance of Thin Surface Course Systems and their use in lightly trafficked roads. I Walsh, Jacobs.
  • Technical Paper Performance related specifications for Paving Grade Bitumens – Suitability of the test methods for assessing level of performance of PMBs. Lucia de Ferrariis, Jacobs.
  • Reports from TRL PPR378 – Measuring skid resistance without contact.
  • Letters
  • The Mineral Products Association
  • Education Congratulations to Asphalt’s first Diplomats
  • Industry news from Shell and Tensar
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 37, March 2009
  • Talking Point Bitumen: a competitive material available for years to come, by Martin Carlson of Nynas.
  • Profile The life of Steve Armstrong, Asphalt Technologist for Nynas UK.
  • The President’s View Bob Bolden, voice of the people.
  • Elections 2008 New members, upgraded members and ex-members.
  • Education The creation of the Mineral Products Qualifications Council.
  • Letters Correspondents and clarifications.
  • Branch Events
  • Technical Paper The future of skid resistance New methods for specification and measurement. A Dunford and L Caudwell.
  • Feature Varying demands for performance met in new bitumen initiative – two project reports demonstrating Nynas’ Performance Programme.
  • Publications Two reports from TRL: PPR233 and PPR324
  • New Routes to Membership IAT’s new membership structure explained.
  • Paper Mews News The latest news from IAT Head Office
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 36, January 2009
  • President’s view This is not just any editorial on marketing, this is Bob Bolden’s editorial on marketing.
  • Letters Dr John Bullas comments on last issue’s History of Skid Resistance.
  • Committees STE committee report.
  • Profile The life of Mike Nunn, Consultant for LaneOne.
  • Institute News Reports from the West Midlands and Scotland.
  • Committees BS Standards committee report.
  • Erratum Amendments to last issues paper – Polymer Modified Bitumens, Part Two: Rheological Characteristics and Asphalt Mixture Performance
  • Education The IAT National Training Day. CBI highlights IQ partnership with University of Derby.
  • Technical Paper The use of a noise model to predict the benefit to the urban environment of introducing a low noise surface. ID Walsh, Robert Mansfield
  • Technical Paper Science friction - the science and art of avoiding skidding. Alan Dunford, Helen Viner.
  • Guidance Notes Guidance on specifying hot rolled asphalt surface course to BS EN 13108 Part 4. Road materials containing tar.
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 35, November 2008
  • Talking Point 75 Years of TRL, by Dr Susan Sharland, Chief Executive of TRL
  • Profile The life of Tony Sewell, Lab Technician with Sandberg, ARC, Cumbria CC.
  • President’s view Bob Bolden has a radical idea about customer service – why not give the customer exactly what they ask for
  • Letters Jeff Farrington asks whether we are making the best use of asphalt recycling
  • Institute News Reports on technical presentations from Scotland and the East Midlands
  • Technical Paper Polymer Modified Bitumens: Part two, Rheological Characteristics and Asphalt Mixture Performance - Dr Richard Taylor, Professor Gordon Airey
  • Technical Paper The History of Skid Resistance - Peter Sanders, Alan Dunford
  • TRL - 75 Years Young A personal view by DaveWhiteoak, Laboratory Manager, TRL.
  • Branch Events
  • Case study Vogele passes DSA test with Finesse.
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 34, September 2008
  • Talking Point The fall and rise of HRA - can this really be happening By Gareth Evans
  • Profile The life of Tony Stock, Senior Lecturer in Asphalt Technology at the University of Derby.
  • Institute News Bob Bolden faces up to his fear of flying, and theWestern Branch holds its AGM.
  • Personal A digest of new members and members’movements, and news of Alan Mackenzie’s presidency of EAPA.
  • Appeal News of the ‘Blind Jack’ appeal.
  • Technical Paper Polymer Modified Bitumens: Part one, Background and History - Dr Richard Taylor, Professor Gordon Airey
  • Technical Paper Bitumen ain’t what it used to be, and what we can do about it - Ian D Walsh
  • Publications The latest publications from TRL, including Road Note 42.
  • Our Trade Associations Introductions to AIA, RBA and QPA
  • Education PrizeWinners for 2007/2008
  • Website and membership
  • Paper Mews News
  • Branch Events
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 33, July 2008
  • The President’s View Bob Bolden examines the the reasons why we have Politial Correctness and Health & Safety.
  • Profile The life of Gary Schofield, Technical Manager of Total Bitumen.
  • Institute News The South East and East Midlands regions attend a technical evening on Road Note 42. The Scots review the fundamentals of paving, and (on page 18) The North Easten Branch hold their AGM.
  • IAT Annual Conference Asphalt – you must be joking.
  • 2008 Yearbook Overview; Activities of the Institute; IAT Council; Certificate of Merit; Branch Chairmen; The new routes to membership.
  • Education We look at the Learning and Skills Council’s national skills programme, Train to Gain, and at Proskills’ leadership training programme in the East Midlands.
  • Publications Amendments to Parts A and B of the General Guidance Manual. And TRL release Road Note 42.
  • Eurasphalt & Eurobitume Congress 2008 Asphalt – Roads for Life.
  • International Safer Roads Conference A report by Ian Walsh.
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 32, May 2008
  • Talking Point The President versus the Traffic Wombles
  • Profile The life of Andy Simms, Technical Director of Jacobs
  • Institute News The Corporate Manslaughter Bill and us. Plus reports from the East Midlands
  • Branch Events
  • Technical Paper A practical example of recycling reclaimed asphalt back into the surface course. Cliff Nicholls (TRL), Arthur Hannah (Cemex) and Tony Carroll (Transport Wales)
  • Case Study Flexiplast – a cracking solution
  • Case Study The developing use of HVIM for retexturing asphalt
  • Case Study Environmental Calculator proves Retread’s credentials
  • Case Study Asphalt reinforcement
  • Publications Published Project Reports and Current Topics in Transport from TRL
  • Website and membership section
  • Meetings and Exhibitions Sustainable aggregates, asphalt technology and pavement engineering – a report from the 7th International Conference in Liverpool
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 31, March 2008
  • Talking Point Jerry McLaughlin of the QPA makes his forecast for 2008.
  • Profile The life of Paul Phillips, Technical Director of Aggregate Industries.
  • Institute News The President despairs of celebrity culture. Plus reports from the East Midlands and Ireland.
  • Technical Paper The design and manufacture of a high performance bituminous pavement layer to comply with BS4987-1 and SHW Clause 929 from a recycled lean mix concrete pavement layer. Neil Anderson, Technical Director - Leiths (Scotland) Ltd.
  • Technical Paper Improved design of asphalt overlay treatments to concrete pavements. Ian Carswell, Group Manager - TRL, Craig Coley, Researcher - TRL and Donna James - Highways Agency
  • Education A report from the IAT Education Committee.
  • Publications Published Project Reports and Current Topics in Transport from TRL. The Construction Products Directive. Bituminous Materials and the Specification for Highway Works.
  • Meetings & Exhibitions The 10th Anniversary of NARC.
  • Case Study Volvo introduces a new top coat.
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 30, January 2008
  • Talking Point Arthur Hannah looks forward to a new year.
  • Profile The life of Martin Ashfield, Support Services Manager for CEMEX.
  • Obituary
  • Erratum
  • Branch Events
  • Institute News The President bemoans what passes for service in the UK. Plus part one of a bumper crop of branch reports, from Scotland, the East Midlands, the North East and the South East.
  • Technical Paper N Anderson [Leiths (Scotland)], Higher skid resistance and lower PSV.
  • Technical Paper S McIlvar [University of Ulster], Investigation of skid resistance for a thin surfacing system.
  • IAT Shop
  • Publications We review three TRL reports on the subject of SCANNERs.
  • Education Farewell to Doncaster College, and congratulations to the 2006-2007 year students. News on new NVQs.
  • Institute News Part two. Reports from the Pennines Branch and theWestern Branch.
  • Education NVQs for weighbridge operators
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 29, November 2007
  • Talking Point Bob Bolden asks whether recycling is sustainable.
  • Profile The life of Ian Carswell, Group Manager of TRL.
  • Letters
  • Branch Events
  • Institute News The Pennines Branch learns about SUDS, and members in the East Midlands attend meetings about paving machines and Modern Negative Surface Textures. Meanwhile, the President is horrified by daytime TV.
  • Education Become an Engineering Technician and earn the title EngTech.
  • Technical Paper C Loveday [Tarmac], All change for asphalt specifications – only two months to go!
  • Technical Paper Working with the revised Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual.
  • IAT Shop
  • Technical Paper M J Brennan, J Sheahan [Universoty of Ireland], PMGilbin [Tobin Consulting Engineers], A Kavanagh [Atlantic Bitumen], Laboratory performance of an emulsion-bound macadam manufactured using different production processes.
  • Case study How detailed planning made easy work of the resurfacing of airfields on a Hebridean island and a museum in Cambridgeshire.
  • Case study The use of EME2 on the approach to the Forth Road Bridge…
  • Case study …and how the deck was resurfaced on the bridge itself.
  • Training DAPS has a flying start.
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 28, September 2007
  • Talking Point John Williams of the Highways Agency looks back on 15 years of research and innovation.
  • Profile The life of Andy Self, Shell Bitumen’s Technical Manager for Europe.
  • Letters
  • Branch Events
  • Institute News The President bemoans our current attitudes to Health and Safety; Reports from the Western Branch and a joint meeting of the East Midlands and South East Branches.
  • Technical Paper Graham Coe [TRL], Temporary Traffic Management:The review and reissue of Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual.
  • Road Materials and Pavement A list of the papers published in Volume 8, the latest edition of this journal.
  • Technical Paper H Al Nageim, H Robinson [Liverpool John Moores University], Upgraded waste plastic and rubber aggregates for use in asphalts: a laboratory study.
  • Training Training and competency.
  • People Thomas Telford, Highway Engineer.
  • Publications Two reports from TRL: TRL660, Durability of thin asphalt surfacing systems, Part 3: Findings after six years monitoring; PPR104,The localisation, quantification and propagation of noise from a rolling tyre.
  • Routes to Membership
  • Paper Mews News
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 27, July 2007
  • Talkiing Point Hugh Creagan head of Programe management NRA Ireland Transport 21 programme
  • Technical Bradshaw-Bullock J. [QPA] Operation of the new European asphalt standards in the UK
  • Technical Widyatmoko I, B Hakim, C Fergusson, J Richardson. [SW and Colas] Introduction of European Asphalts to UK Airfield pavements
  • Presidents Page A bang not a whimper ID Walsh farewell
  • Obituaries Jim Carswell, Prof Hai-Sui Yu
  • Yearbook 2007 Activities of the Institute, An overview of operations Who is Who 2007/8 Certificates of merit. Our Trade Associations AIA, RBA, QPA, MAC.
  • Education Dipl Asphalt Technology Univ of Derby Highways Open Tech City of Bath Coll.
  • Case Study Asphalt Preservation - The Rhinophalt process Sonia McLintock ASI Solutions plc
  • Case Study www.safe quarry.com QPA
  • Branch News E Midlands, Perth WA, Scottish
  • Meetings and Conferences IAT National Paving Conference 2007 The impact of climate change on our industry [R Hunter] TRB 86th Annual Meeting [M Nunn]
  • Paper Mews News The secretary's diary
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 26, May 2007
  • Talking Point Jim Barton, Chief Road Engineer and Director of Trunk Roads Transport Scotland - Specifying sustainability
  • Technical Hill C L, RC Elliott, C Fergusson, JTG Richardson [SWPE and Colas] Assessement of european airfield surface course materials
  • Technical Hassan KE, D James, ASM Badr, AJJ Calder [ TRL and HA] Crack bridging of CRC pavements with thin surfacings
  • Presidents Page Skid resistance is still a hot topic
  • Profile Prof Andy Collop Univ of Nottingham
  • Obituary John Hastie Shell Bitumen
  • Branch Evenings Scottish, [EME2; Asphalt options] E Midlands [TM,]
  • From the Committees B510 Implementation of European Asphalt Standards, B510/2 Surface Dressing Standards
  • Geogrids Advert for ARCDESO program
  • Education University of Derby Diploma explained and launched
  • Publications TRL PPR084 – Edge deterioration on local roads, PPR187 – Test procedures for durability and adhesion in asphalt, The US Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's diary
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 25, March 2007
  • Talking Point Dennis Parkinson, Entreprise Jean Lefebvre, A changing Industry
  • Technical Moglia O, RRHTaylor, C Robertus . [BP Bitumen] French Asphalt mixture formulation and pavement design: Application to EME 2
  • CSS Guideline on EME2 Use of EME2 in construction and maintenance
  • HA Viewpoint on EME2 EME2 Integralement Francaise
  • Profile David O'Farrell, Capita Symonds
  • People Ken Riley -an appreciation on retirement
  • Letters Charles Catt
  • Presidents Page CPD; Asphalt quality
  • Institution news Scottish [Pavement assessement and data collection ]. S Eastern [ Pavement assessment techniques ]. E Midlands. Branch events
  • Case study Bardon Superflex - Beyond HRA and Macadam
  • From the committees B510/1 Asphalt Final draft of PD 6691
  • Meetings and exhibitions Annual Meeting of AAPT Georgia USA, March 2006, Report by S Brown
  • Publications Permanite Asphalt DVD helps keep asphalt costs on track, TRL PPR082 A study of water movements in road pavements ; PPR144 Wehner Schultz machine First UK experiences with a new test for polishing resistance in aggregates .
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's Page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 24, January 2007
  • Talking Point Steve Rowsell HA:Procurement Director. Improvements in the highways industry
  • Profile Charles Catt. Consultant
  • Letters John Bradshaw Bullock - Errata concerning new BS594987 in last issue
  • Personal Sebastian Ward, Colas, on site in Shetland
  • The President's page: Social events, The new website
  • Branch Events S East [Sustainability in LB Merton ; Scottish [ HD24, HD25,HD26]; E Midlands[ Sasobit, Site Safety]; Western [ Award to Mike Haswell]; W Midlands [ Social] ;
  • Did You Know Subs and Taxation, Redundancy, Retirement
  • Technical Paper Mike Southern: REACH . The new chemicals legislation
  • Technical Paper Aschuri I, Woodward WDH and Woodsider AR. UUJ, Permanent deformation of asphalt concrete modified with waste plastic
  • Education Becoming an Engineering Technician and gain the title Eng Tech.
  • Case Srudy Foam Master in Suffolk. Clive Freeman. Tarmac
  • Meetings and Exhibitions Bitumen demystified SCI 28 October
  • Branch Events Diary
  • People Obituary. Mark Cope. MIAT.
  • Publications Contents AAPT Vol 75 2006; BiTVal Analysis of available data for validation of bitumen tests;
  • Publications TRL PPR066 Pavement Wear factors, TRL 656 Implications of implementing European Asphalt test methods, HD 24/06 Traffic Assessment, HD 36/06 Surfacing materials for new and maintenance construction
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 23, November 2006
  • Talking Point Scott Wardrop, Managing Director. Ringway Infrastructure Services - Collaboration is the key
  • Profile: Ric Elliott. Scott Wilson Pavement Engineering
  • Letters: John Lay – Errata: JL Macadam Died 1836 and he never thought of tar!
  • Our Trade Associations : Nottingham Centre for Pavement Engineering
  • The President’s page Improving Surface Characteristics
  • Branch News: S East - EME2 Scottish [Permeable Pavements[; E Midlands-[EME2] ;
  • Technical Paper : Airey G. Applying surface energy principles to understand moisture damage in asphalt mixtures [NCPE].
  • Technical Paper: Nesnas K and MENunn. [TRL.] A thermal pavement response model for top down reflection cracking in composite pavements
  • Education and Training : IAT Professional Exam 2004/5 Prizewinners.
  • Case Study: Shetlands Airport – First in UK to benefit form European Airfields Surfacing Materials. Carl Fergusson. Colas
  • Branch Events: Diary
  • People: Obituaries.Ian Menzies; Paul Whiting
  • Committees: From BSI Committees B510/19 Bitumen, B510/1 Asphalt
  • Publications TRL 655 Asphalt surfacing to bridge decks: TRL 657 Improved design of overlay treatments to concrete pavements - final report on monitoring of trials and schemes
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's Page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 22, September 2006
  • Talking Point Peter Andrews {CICA} bemoans the lack of consistency in the Government’s transport policies
  • Profile Bob Noakes Norfolk CC
  • Letters Saturated pavements; Changes to HA standards on foundations
  • The President’s page A vision for the future
  • Yearbook - Trade associations AIA, RBA, MAC, NCPE, QPA. Certificate of Merit. Education: Doncaster College, City of Bath College.
  • Technical Paper Henry A, WDH Woodward, AR Woodside [UUJ] The use of surface profiling to predict aggregate skid resistance
  • Technical Paper Brennan MJ, G Breen, JP Garvin, F Clancy, G Lohan. A study of choices in pavement analysis
  • Routes to membership Chart
  • Branch events Diary
  • Website and Branch locations Map
  • Training and CPD Anthony Morgan tells us of his experience getting a Level 5 NVQ, and the latest EPIC updates
  • People: Maurice Akeroyd, an appreciation. The 250th anniversary of the birth of John Loudon McAdam
  • Publications: Best practice guidelines for the specification of modern Negative Texture Surfaces on local authority highways. TRL 127 – Road foundation design for major UK highways. Institute forms links with AAPT
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 21, July 2006
  • Overview of the IAT By the President
  • Profile Hussein Khalid - University of Liverpool
  • Institute News Presidents view, Branch news, Branch events
  • Institute Information Activities of the IAT, Who’s who in the IAT, Branches: Chairmen & Hon. Secretaries, IAT Council
  • Technical Paper Richardson J [Colas] The importance of bond coats
  • Technical Paper Widyatmoko I, RC Elliott, WG Lloyd Laboratory assessment of asphaltic surface course incorporating thermosetting binder
  • Meetings and Exhibitions Report by Hunter on Paving Conference 2006 – Keeping it up . Report by Brown on EATA Second meeting
  • From the BSI Committees B510/2 Surface dressing and slurry surfacing. B510/19 Bitumen
  • People Obituaries - Edward Ackroyd, Maurice Akeroyd
  • Training and CPD North East and East Midlands Training Days
  • Publications Sector Scheme 14 Pavement Design HD 24, 25 and 26 TRL Report 651 – Maximising the use of recycled and secondary aggregates: PPR073: Friction tests on contaminated road surfaces
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 20, May 2006
  • Talking Point Mike Watson [WRAP] Sustainability, are we on the right road?
  • Profile Arthur Hannah [CEMEX ] Council Member
  • Letters Steve Biczysko, Gerry Hindley, Andy French
  • Technical Paper Walsh ID. The Saturated Ageing Tensile Stiffness (SATS) Test for the durability of asphalt
  • Technical Paper Abd el Halim, A O, A Mostafa, S Easa, Pavement stripping-susceptibility tests: do they really work?
  • Institute News Presidents View, Branch News, AGM notice, Innovation Awards notice
  • Branch Events S East, W Midlands E Midlands, N East, Scotland , N Ireland, Ireland
  • People Obituaries - Anthony Mackrill, Derek Southern.
  • Meetings and Exhibitions Liverpool John Moores Univ Conference. Report by Nichols,
  • Training and CPD North East Training Day Report by Hope, East Midlands Training Day Report by Simms
  • From the BSI Committees B502/6 Aggregates B5101/1 Asphalt
  • Publications TRL PPR072 – Audit and Quality Assurance Services for TRACS Type Surveys (TTS). PPR074 – TTS Research - Crack Detection on Local Roads - Phase 1
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's Page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 19, March 2006
  • Talking Point Bob Noakes [Norfolk CC ]Is the asphalt industry better now than it was in years gone by?
  • Profile Mike Haydon [Opus Intl.] NZ
  • Letters Brian Gill
  • Institute News The Presidents Page. Branch events E Midlands , Scottish, W Midlands, Western, Overseas .
  • Technical Paper Morgan P, AR Parry. SILVIA’s proposal for specifying low-noise road surfaces in Europe
  • Technical Paper Cooke H, Reinforcement of pavements with steel meshes and geosynthetics: COST Action 3
  • Technical Paper Notes for Authors
  • Case Study Ablitt V , B Haynes, D Fenton, [Shell Bitumen and Guaranteed Asphalt], New solution “low temperature workability” meets mastic asphalt demands
  • Meetings and Conferences Mairpav 2005 Report by Walsh. WRAP Tyres - more than just waste. Report by Wa;lsh
  • IAT Education Committee What it does
  • Training and CPD Proskills awarded full licence
  • Publications TRL Report September to December 2005
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's Page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 18, January 2006
  • Talking Point Jim Crick [AIA] Stop road bullying
  • Technical Widyatmoko I, RC Elliott, WG Lloyd Development of long life deformation-resistant HRA surface course
  • Technical Khalid HA, I Artamendi [ Univ LIverpool] Post consumer tyre rubber as a performance enhancing additive in asphalt
  • Profile Cliff Nicholls [TRL]
  • Meetings and conferences SCI Symposium Flexible airfield pavements Report by John Richardson ; Transport in Crisis Seminar at House of Commons
  • Publications TRL 645 ,Feasibility of recycling thin surface course systems back into thin surface course systems; PPR060, The early life skid resistance of asphalts
  • Branch meetings Scottish Branch training day; E Midlands/ S Eastern summer seminar. Irish, Scottish, S Eastern , W Midlands
  • IAT Membership Committee What it does and how.
  • Forthcoming events Diary
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 17, October 2005
  • Talking Point Peter Piet [Urban design projects ltd] Use asphalt Paving - you must be joking
  • Technical Nichols C, S Piouslin, V Moulliet, F Deygout, B Koenders. Procedures for identifying hazards in component materials for asphalt
  • Technical Yaacob H, WDH Woodard, AR Woodside (UUJ) Quieter surface dressing for harder asphalt surfacings: Use of asphalt paving?
  • Profile Ian Menzies Editor
  • Meetings Airfield Pavement Technology , Report by John Richardson
  • People Steve Brown retires!
  • EC UK Mutual recognitioon
  • Branch Reports N Eastern , Scottish, S Eastern [Humber Bridge] W Midlands. Forthcoming events. IAT SHOP
  • Publications The sustainable use of of high specification aggregates for skid resistant raod surfacings in England - Capita Symonds Report by C Nichols
  • Publications TRL 662, Accidents and Skidding resistance. TRL 636 EME2. TRL 639 Guidance on the development assessment and maintenence of longlife flexible pavements List of other TRL publications
  • Membership New members and suspensions
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's Page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 16, August 2005
  • Talking Point M Carlson [Nynas] Future bitumen needs and trends
  • Presidents Page Ian Walsh
  • Technical Hakim B and J Hammond, Waste drains away, Optimising ironwork whole life cost using performance testing
  • Case Study Silence in Arizona, Use of recycled tyre rubbe
  • Letters Julie Noades Arizona DOT Martin Barrett Joint Board Moderators ICE, IStructE, IHIE
  • SMA is Safe CSS statement
  • From the committees BS 4987 and BS 594 - June 2005 editions - John Bradshaw Bullock
  • Profile Geraldine Walsh, Council Member.
  • Nottingham Asphalt Research Consortium Prof S F Brown
  • Training E Midlands Branch training day; Proskills; DAPS
  • Branch News West Midlands; Western
  • Engineering Council UK EngTech on the rise
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's Page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 15, June 2005
  • President’s privilege Stephen Child
  • Case study Polymer-modified asphalts for performance-enhanced structural layers, by P Phillips and B Allen
  • Training - CPD Cornwall – DAPS IoQ / IAT study tour 2005, by Pippa Birch. Right first time – North East Training Day, by Chris Hope
  • Branch News East Midlands; Scottish; West Midlands
  • Publications TRL reports; Virtual Superpave Laboratory; New study on polymer-modified asphalt from Asphalt Institute; HMAT
  • Forthcoming events Branch events 2 September 2005 to 8 July 2006; External events 4 September 2005 to 3 October 2006
  • People Obituaries Kenneth Coe, Michael Orman, Jim Ritch
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary’s page
  • EC UK Recent publications; Langlands Review; Foster Review; Foundation Degree Forward
  • Conferences and Exhibitions SCI symposium Performance enhancing additives in asphalt Report by Menzies; Young Researchers’ Forum at SCI; National Conference Chesford Grange The value of asphalt roads Report by Menzies
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 14, April 2005
  • Talking Point Prof Alan R Woodside {UUJ} Where is the asphalt industry bound?
  • Technical Widyatmoko I, MW Heslop and RC Elliott. Viscous to elastic transition temperature of bitumen and the In-situ performance of asphalts, by
  • Forthcoming Asphalt Paving Conference details Whole-life value roadshow; Sustainability in the motor Industry; Air pollution in West London; Reducing waste in Staffordshire; Eurace accreditation framework; Transport of radioactive materials; Protecting workers in the event of radiation accidents
  • Routes to membership Chart
  • Profile Graham Bishop [Wales Environment Trust]
  • Letter to the Editor From Alan Christie
  • Engineering Council UK The value of the engineering technician to business; implementing UK-SPEC; Refugees into jobs; Gateways to the professions; Degree accreditation board for chartered engineers
  • Training - CPD Good news for managers; More accreditation; Toolbox talks; EPIC public courses; Contractors’ safety passport scheme; changes at EPIC; Approved centre; Update on Proskills
  • Publications TRL reports, October-December 2004; CBI transport policy; Asphalt Institute magazine
  • Branch News East Midlands, Northern Irish, Scottish
  • Forthcoming Events Branch events 19 May – 8 November; external events 4 May and 27 October
  • Institute of Asphalt Technology New applicants, resignations and suspensions 2004
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary - back from China
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 13, February 2005
  • Talking Point Peter Hines (Colas)
  • Profile Rod Calder [Tarmac]
  • Technical Nunn M and D James)The flexible way forward
  • Techniual Thickness Thin surfacing Neil Anderson ,[ Leiths (Scotland) Ltd ]
  • Sustainability AggRegain. Recycled and secondary aggregates in Hampshire
  • IAT Technology Award for Innovation
  • Overview of the Institute What IAT is all about
  • Meetings and exhibitions Sustainable solutions (East Midlands workshop) Report by M Simms, Northern Conference Report by A Fergusson
  • Branch News East Midlands, North East, Scottish, South Eastern, West Midlands, Western
  • Forthcoming Events 4 March to 7 July
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 12, December 2004
  • Technical David Woodward WDH, AR Woodside and D. O¹Prey [UUJ) Predicting the performance of surfacing properties
  • Technical Thicker thin surfacings Colin Loveday [ Tarmac ]
  • Case Study Formula 1 racing circuit, Shanghai [ Dynapac]
  • Talking point Jeff Farrington The current UK asphalt scene
  • People Obituary Les Hoad
  • Profile John Thorpe [Lancs CC ]
  • Meetings and exhibitions The road from Vienna
  • IAT committees ECUK Committee (John Bradshaw-Bullock)
  • Training - CPD Regulation of the engineering profession in the UK . Output standards for accredited engineering programmes. News from EPIC
  • Did you know? Taxation - redundancy - retirement
  • Branch News East Midlands, North East, Scottish, South Eastern, West Midlands, Western
  • Forthcoming events Branch events 11 January to 7 July 2005 West Pennines asphalt workshop - back to basics 11 January
  • Conferences North East training day - right first time Report
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 11, October 2004
  • Technical Parkinson D [Ringway] Develpments in thin surfacing
  • Technical Nichols JC , Elliott RC , Cearns PJ Test regime to evaluate thin asphalt surfacing systems
  • Technical Rockliff D Rock 40C Review of Department standard HD28/04 Skid resistanace
  • Technical Report on 3rd Eurobitume /Eurasphalt Congress
  • People Doncaster DAPS Prizewinners
  • People Conflict on the Severn Nichols and Loveday can row
  • Awards Mastic Asphalt Industry
  • Profile Dr Robert Hunter
  • Training CPD in practice EPIC training Courses 2004,
  • Membership Suspensions
  • Commitees Engineering Council
  • Branch News Scottish
  • Talking Point Angela Yeoman Foster Yeoman
  • Publications TRL reports list
  • Forthcoming events November - April
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 10, August 2004
  • President s Piece East Pennines Branch visit to Sweden
  • Technical Nicholls J C, Carswell I and Gibb M, [TRL], Durability of thin surfacings in the United Kingdom
  • Technical Phillips P, [Aggregate Industries], Cold asphalt - is it a false dawn?
  • People Obituary John Hills
  • Profile John Richardson [Colas]
  • Branch news East Midlands, East Pennines, Northern Ireland, West Midlands
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary¹s activities and concerns
  • Forthcoming Events Branch events 10 Sep to 2 Dec 2004, 20 Jan to 7 July 2005; External events 4 Oct to 21 Oct 2004, 17 Mar 2005
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 9, June 2004
  • Technical Bradshaw-Bullock J, [Foster Yeoman], The new European standards for aggregates
  • Technical Airey GD, A C Collop and B Rahimzadeh, [Univ Nottingham,] Determining the linearity behaviour of asphalts
  • Technical Fifty years of pavement research at Nottingham (Prof S F Brown)
  • People Obituary: Mike Sutcliffe
  • Meetings and seminars National Asphalt Paving Conference, 26 May Innovation in asphalt - outcomes and inputs SCI Seminar Sustainability continued ­- waste materials in construction. Colloquium in Slovenia; Congress in Vienna
  • Training ( News from Engineering Council; EPIC and HSE on the road; EPIC guide to N/SVQs; Skills update for the extractive industry; Financial help for NVQ achievement
  • Profile Ian Dussek
  • From the Branches East Midlands; Scottish
  • Conferences SE Branch Training Day Asphalt - how to do it right .
  • Forthcoming Events Institute events 8 July 2004 to 7 July 2005; external events 6 July 2004 to 17 March 2005
  • Paper Mews News Cri de coeur from the Secretary
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 8, April 2004
  • Talking point Jim Christie [Nynas ] Why surface dressing should be an important part of UK road maintenance strategy
  • Letters to the editor J J Farrington, Sir Rex Hunt
  • Technical Harrison A [RBA] Bituminous Binder testing and Specifications (European BitSpec seminar,)
  • Technical Rockliff D [Rock40C] Changes to SHW for drainage,earthworks and sub bases
  • Training - CPD NVQ update Meetings and exhibitions
  • Ramblings of a VP C A Cluett writes
  • From the Branches East Midlands; Northern Ireland; South East; West Midlands; West Pennines; Western
  • Forthcoming events Branch events 22.04 - 25.11.2004
  • The Conference Committee The fourth report in the series on what it does
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 7, February 2004
  • 50th anniversary of pavement research at Nottingham Announcement of Andy Collop's promotion
  • Technical Phillips P [Aggregate Industries] Secondary aggregates in bound layers
  • Technical Examination of JDT 59-AJ01 for Staffordshire Police
  • Site reports Road rehabilitation in Cambodia (Frank Flanagan)
  • Site Reports Flexiplast ­ a new thin asphalt overlay process for concrete pavements: a case study (D Parkinson Entreprise J Lebfebvre
  • People Obituary:Terry Fabb
  • Profile Phil Rollason Tarmac
  • Training - CPD Polymer-modified binders and performance bases (West Pennines); Careers in contracting and quarrying; Contractors' Safety Passport Scheme courses; Tarmac Central Laboratory technicians; review of Construction & Civil Engineering Services standards
  • Institution News New applicants, transfers resignations and suspensions 2003
  • Branch News East Midlands; Northern Ireland; South East; Scottish; West Midlands; Western
  • IAT committees Technical Committee
  • Forthcoming events Institute events 5 March to 15 September
  • Paper Mews News Secretary's page
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 6, December 2003
  • Talking point Louis Wheeler ­ Refined Bitumen AssociationAre trade associations relevant ?
  • Technical Udell DO, Permanite - A road repair system using a high-modulus material
  • Technical European standards for aggregates ­ overview of changes
  • People Obituary Rod Addis
  • Profile Santa Claus
  • Training West Pennines Branch Training Day; EPIC news
  • IAT Committees Publications Committee
  • Notes Award for Ian Walsh from SCI; no satellite road tolling; non-ferrous waste in road construction; roadway work zone safety alliance
  • Meetings and exhibitions SCI seminar- Polymer-modified binders ­
  • Paper Mews News Appeal for prompt payment of subs (see also page 6!), President's emphasis on training
  • Branch News East Midlands; East Pennines; Scottish; Western
  • Latest News Aggregates EN-day, 1 January 2004
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 5, October 2003
  • Talking Point David Lyall Eurobitume
  • Technical Carswell I,I [ TRL] Cold recycling the 'Smart' way,
  • People Peter Fleming, MIAT
  • Profile John Trow [Ringway]
  • Training ­ CPD News from EPIC
  • Letter to the Editor Neil McLoughlin from New Zealand
  • Site reports Working in a virtuous circle (HA construction management framework), by M T Murrin and R Butterfield; East Midlands Branch visit to Birmingham Northern Relief Road
  • Notes Warning signs; lasers; natural radioactivity; asphalt filler tax; alternative materials; road maintenance software toolbox
  • Publications TRL reports; Shell Bitumen Handbook
  • IAT Committees The Education Committee Paper
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary's page
  • Branch News East Midlands; South East; West Midlands
  • Forthcoming events Branch events 4 November 2003 to 20 November 2004 External events 24 November 2003 to 6 July 2004
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 4, August 2003
  • Studying the form Bob Bolden Membership review panel chairman
  • The New President Steven Child [Surrey CC]
  • Talking Point Simon van der Byl QPA
  • Technical Tony Sewell [Total Bitumen], French mixture design,
  • Student wins IAT prize V V Alvarez [Univ Liverpool]
  • Profile Gordon Airey [NCPE Nottingham]
  • Training/CPD New skills challenge; CSCS cards for construction professionals
  • Letters Robert Hunter, John Thorp
  • Notes Asphalt Associates and American Gilsonite; minerals industry research project; Deeside College; US road user body calls for reform; electromagnetic fields
  • Paper Mews News The Secretary¹s meanderings
  • Branch News East Pennines, Scottish, South East, Western
  • Meetings and exhibitions MAC awards; SCI; Hillhead
  • Forthcoming events Branch events 5 September 2003 to 8 July 2004 External events 4 September 2003 to 8 July 2004
  • Future deadlines or how to keep the editor happy
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 3, June 2003
  • Letter Peter Burn (in Ulaanbator, Mongolia)
  • Surfacing for the 21st century Report on the 2003 National Asphalt Paving Conference
  • Talking Point John Dawson, Director, The AA Motoring Trust -Who pays the piper?
  • Technical The National Road maintenance Condition Survey
  • People New challenge for Jeremy; TRL: new appointments; NRPB appointments
  • Profile Deena Elliott [Esso]
  • Training News from EPIC
  • Notes Scotland's footprint; NAPA Awards; NRPB awarded HSE-approved status; Doses from discharges; New TLA agreement; New Abatech contacts
  • Publications TRL publications; Focus; Widening the roads programme; Non-destructive pavement testing; TRL News; NAPA report to members 2002; Stone Newsletter; The rising tide of road demand; Bitumen technology; TranSearch; Performance
  • Paper Mews News Report by the Secretary
  • Branch News East Midlands; East Pennines; Ireland; Scottish; West Midlands; West Pennines
  • Forthcoming Events Branch events, June 2003-March 2004; External events, September 2003- July 2004
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 2, April 2003
  • Talking point Tim Green, Director of the Road Users' Alliance, presents a strong case for roads
  • Technical Parry AR [TRL ] Developing a new skid resistance policy
  • Technical In summary : from Révue Générale des Routes et des Aérodromes, Potti et al: Rational mix design for cold mix, Lillibroanda : New cold mix recycling technology, Heritier B Cold mix asphalt.Frober: Cold recycling
  • People Changes at Shell Bitumen; RPS transport; Colas, Ringway', NRPB; BBA;
  • Obituaries Robert Phillipson, Keith Lovegrove
  • Profile Malcolm Wheeler . Aggregate Industries
  • Training - CPD Engineering qualifications; defining the future of engineering; EPIC; contractors' safety passport scheme
  • Letters David Rockliff; Ian Dussek
  • Site report Tarmac driven round the bend at MIRA
  • Meetings and exhibitions Report of the SCI meeting on asphalt plant and equipment
  • From the Branches East Midlands; Ireland; Scottish; South East; West Pennines; Western
  • Paper Mews News The secretary's notes on subscriptions, DAPS, and the Asphalt Paving Conference in May
 
Asphalt Professional Issue 1, February 2003
  • Talking Point The President, John Bradshaw-Bullock, contributes the first in this series
  • Technical O'Nions LJ, and D Strickland [Shell ] Comparison of the mechanical properties measured using NAT and the Four-Point Bendiing Beam Apparatus
  • People New Finnpave general manager; New Years Honours; David Rockliff; Asphalt Institute board chairman;
  • Profile Roger Easterfield;
  • Obituary Chris Ray
  • Training - CPD Engineering competence; developing UK skills and productivity; an evening with Doncaster students
  • Letters From Stan Seymour; Sarah Warner-Jones; David Harvey President CSS
  • Notes Bitumen burns - notes for guidance; Trakjet trial at Heathrow; CBI and the Planning Bill; new address for Shell Bitumen
  • The West Midlands Branch Four-page feature from the sponsors of this first issue of Asphalt Professional
  • Publications Tyre waste; NAPA Guide; new asphalt test method and specification; AAPT; ASM catalog; notes on magazines 'Modern Asphalts' and 'Performance'
  • Overseas reports from Austria, Denmark. Germany, the Netherlands and the United States
  • Paper Mews News Report from the Secretary, including notes on subscriptions and the annual Membership Register
  • From the Branches East Pennines, North East, Northern Ireland, Scottish, South East, West Pennines and Western
  • Forthcoming events Branch events covering the period 28 February to 13 November; external events between 6 March and 5 November; and 2004 advance notices
  • Membership register

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