Compaction of Road Building Materials 25 – 26 March 2021

Course Date


Course Time


Course Location

SARF Virtual

Compaction presentations M White 2021

AsAc – SARF Compaction J Onraet 2021

Compaction lecture notes 2021


This course is a comprehensive, state of the art course on the compaction of soils, gravels, crushed stone and hot mix asphalt materials.   The course has been specially developed to provide a theoretical background as well as practical guidelines for construction site staff.

The course provides essential knowledge for staff from contractors, consulting engineers and road authorities who control and evaluate the compaction of road and earthworks materials. The course is designed to provide the students with a thorough understanding of the theory and techniques of compaction, and it covers all the following aspects:

  • The importance of compaction
  • Soil classification in relation to compactability
  • Principles of soil compaction
  • The influence of moisture
  • Types of compaction plant
  • Practical aspects of compaction
  • Evaluation of compaction testing
  • Factors affecting compaction of hot mix asphalt (HMA)

Presenter: Mr. Mike White and Mr. John Onraet

Delegates can claim 2 ECSA CPD Points or SACPCMP 15 CPD Hours

Compaction Virtual March 2021
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Course Location

  • SARF Virtual
  • To be announced
  • South Africa

Event Schedule Details

  • 2021-03-25 08:30   -   2021-03-26 16:00
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