|Binder rheology is the study of the flow properties of materials and is used in the surfacing industry to better understand the characteristics of bitumen. To improve the level of understanding of rheology a two day workshop was held in Auckland, NZ. read more..|
|Chairman of the Board, Mr Tony Aloisio, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Caltabiano as Chief Executive of AAPA read more..|
|AAPA and the Australian & New Zealand Burn Association have produced a new bitumen burns card and personal first aid card. Those in our industry know that working with bitumen can be dangerous due to its high temperatures and latent heat. The new burn card contains first aid information and advice to medical staff to ensure the appropriate response in the event of a burn. read more..|
|A major study has been undertaken by AAPA with the assistance of its members, to find out what really happens at the interface between a short term road surfacing worksite and passing traffic. read more..|
|The October AAPA Newsletter is now available. It features the makeup of the AAPA Board for 2013-14, the new online safety course and statistics on the use of RAP and Warm Mix in Australia. read more..|
|The latest Asphalt Review is now available. read more..|
|AAPA and Austroads have updated two Work Tips. They are Work Tip 15: Asphalt Production Process Control and Work Tip 17: Air Voids in Asphalt. read more..|
AAPA Advisory Note 7 is general guide to the heating and storage of bituminous binders used in sprayed sealing and asphalt applications. This latest version now includes binders from the Austroads Specifications Framework for Polymer Modified and Multigrade Bitumens, AG:PT/T190. read more..
The Guide to the Manufacture, Storage and Handling of Polymer Modifed Binders has been released as a replacement for the previous version entitled Code of Practice: Manufacture, Storage and Handling of Polymer Modified Binders, which was published in June 2004. read more..
|For a brief overview of AAPA's flexible pavements training courses, download this brochure. For more comprehensive descriptions go to COURSE OUTLINES and COURSE BROCHURES read more..|
The Victorian Branch of AAPA presented at a series of IPWEA regional forums on Effective Maintenance on Limited Budgets. AAPA’s presentation, Value for Money with Periodic Maintenance highlighted the importance of maintenance to achieve successful asset management. read more..
|AAPA supported IPWEA Western Australia's Annual State Confernce. This Conference was held in March 2012 read more..|
|Alert in Australia. There are travelling con men moving around Australia offering cheap asphalt driveways. read more..|
|AAPA and its members, in conjunction with Austroads, has completed a major project to validate the performance of Warm Mix Asphalt read more..|
|Copies of the presentations made at the Conference read more..|
The new BP bitumen and marine fuel import facility in Brisbane was formally opened by the Honourable Craig Wallace, Minister for Main Roads, Fisheries and Marine Infrastructure, Queensland, on 15th November 2011. read more..