COMPACTION OF ROAD BUILDING MATERIALS Cape Town July 2018

2018-07-03 08:00 - 2018-07-05 13:00 Cape Town

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SARF and SABITA Sponsor Members R6,999
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SARF Members R7,636
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Non Members R8,271
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

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)

Presenters : Mr. Mike White & Mr. John Onraet

Delegates can claim 2½ CPD points or SACPCMP 15 hours allocated