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NEW AND UPDATED PAVEMENT WORK TIPS

Pavement Work Tips are produced jointly by AAPA and AUSTROADS as part of an output from the Asphalt Research Reference Group (ARRG). These single page handouts provide easy-to-digest information on various construction aspects, and should be of assistance to all practitioners. read more..

ASPHALT REVIEW FEB-MARCH 2014

The latest Asphalt Review is now available read more..

BINDER RHEOLOGY SEMINAR - AUCKLAND

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..

NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE APPOINTED

Chairman of the Board, Mr Tony Aloisio, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Caltabiano as Chief Executive of AAPA read more..

NEW BITUMEN BURNS CARD ENDORSED BY BURN ASSOCIATION

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..

SAFETY AT THE WORKSITE/TRAFFIC INTERFACE REPORT

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..

AAPA NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2013

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..

NEW ADVISORY NOTE 7. GUIDE TO THE HEATING AND STORAGE OF BINDERS FOR SPRAYED SEALING AND ASPHALT MANUFACTURE

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..

GUIDE TO THE MANUFACTURE, STORAGE AND HANDLING OF POLYMER MODIFIED BINDERS

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..

TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE BROCHURE AVAILABLE

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..

PRESENTATION TO IPWEA ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PERIODIC MAINTENANCE

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 PRESENTATION AT IPWEA WESTERN AUSTRALIA CONFERENCE

AAPA supported IPWEA Western Australia's Annual State Confernce. This Conference was held in March 2012 read more..

WARNING! DRIVEWAY BANDITS!

Alert in Australia. There are travelling con men moving around Australia offering cheap asphalt driveways. read more..

WARM ASPHALT VALIDATION PROJECT

AAPA and its members, in conjunction with Austroads, has completed a major project to validate the performance of Warm Mix Asphalt read more..

HEALTH & SAFETY CONFERENCE PAPERS 2012

Copies of the presentations made at the Conference read more..

BP OPENS MAJOR BITUMEN FACILITY

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..

Wednesday 30 April 2014 Breakfast Forum - VIC

The April Breakfast Forum will feature a presentation by the new AAPA CEO Michael Caltabiano. Michael's presentation is titled - The key drivers and opportunities facing the flexible pavements industry in our challenging economic environment. Fenix Function Rooms, Victoria Street, Richmond read more..

Friday 02 May 2014 Breakfast Forum - QLD

The May Breakfast Forum will feature a presentation by new AAPA CEO Michael Caltabiano and Chairman Tony Aloisio. Michael and Tony's presentation is titled - AAPA's New Directions. The Pavilion, 1 Greg Chappell St, Breakfast Creek read more..

Tuesday 8 May 2014 Breakfast Forum - NSW

The May Breakfast Forum will feature a presentation by the new AAPA CEO Michael Caltabiano. Michael's presentation is titled: The key drivers and opportunities facing the flexible pavements industry in our challenging economic environment. Venue: Waterview Centre, Bicentennial Drive, Sydney Olympic Park Time: 7.00 for 7.30am - 9.00am read more..

Wednesday 25 June 2014 Breakfast Forum - VIC

Fenix Function Rooms, Victoria Street, Richmond. read more..

Tuesday 8 July 2014 Breakfast Forum - NSW

Venue: Waterview Centre, Bicentennial Drive, Sydney Olympic Park Time: 7.00 for 7.30am - 9.00am read more..

Wednesday 27 August 2014 Breakfast Forum - VIC

Fenix Function Rooms, Victoria Street, Richmond. read more..

Tuesday 16 September 2014 Breakfast Forum - NSW

Venue: Waterview Centre, Bicentennial Drive, Sydney Olympic Park Time: 7.00 for 7.30am - 9.00am read more..

Wednesday 29 October 2014 Breakfast Forum - VIC

Fenix Function Rooms, Victoria Street, Richmond. read more..

Wednesday 12 November 2014 Breakfast Forum - NSW

Venue: Waterview Centre, Bicentennial Drive, Sydney Olympic Park Time: 7.00 for 7.30am - 9.00am read more..

Wednesday 26 November 2014 Breakfast Forum

Fenix Function Rooms, Victoria Street, Richmond. read more..

AAPA'S NEW ONLINE SAFETY INDUCTION AND REFRESHER COURSE

AAPA has just released a new training course - Safely Handle Bituminous Materials. read more..

2014 TRAINING COURSE PROGRAMME AVAILABLE

Providing training to locations as distant as Perth, Darwin, Townsville, Brisbane, Sydney, Grafton, Wagga Wagga, Bendigo, Melbourne and Adelaide, there is sure to be a venue close to you. If not, just ask, and we will endeavour to satisfy your requirements. read more..

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PERPETUAL PAVEMENT 2014

The International Conference on Perpetual Pavement (ICPP) 2014 is planned for October 30-31, 2014 in Columbus,OH,USA read more..

15TH INTERNATIONAL FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS CONFERENCE PAPERS NOW AVAILABLE

The AAPA Conference was held in Brisbane from 22-25 Sept. To download copy of the papers read more..

CONFERENCES & EVENTS 2014

For a list of relevant Australian and overseas conferences read more..

AAPA-ARRB TRAINING COURSE: THE BAILEY METHOD FOR AGGREGATE GRADING EVALUATION FOR ASPHALT

The Bailey method is a practical tool used in hot mix asphalt design and quality control. It is widely used in the USA and Canada among other countries, and is expected to bring great benefits to the industry in Australia. Due to popular demand an additional course has been sheduled for Brisbane in March. read more..

ASPHALT PAVEMENT SOLUTION - FOR LIFE PROJECT (PERPETUAL PAVEMENTS/MASTER CLASS)

The Asphalt Pavement Solutions - For Life project is a major project being undertaken by AAPA. It aims to highlight the advantages of long life asphalt pavement read more..

SOUTH AFRICA 2011 STUDY TOUR

Australian Asphalt Pavement Association held a Study Tour of South Africa in conjunction with CAPSA'11 conference during 3 to 19 September 2011. read more..

NEW - AAPA GUIDE TO THE SAFE USE OF BITUMEN HOSES

Bitumen at elevated temperatures can lead to major burns if not handled correctly. Therefore anyone handling this material must use appropriate equipment and follow safe procedures. read more..

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