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16.07.2009 00:07
Piling Featured in New TRL Insight Report

TRLThe first in the new TRL Insight Report Series is now available. "Improving the Stability of Slopes Using a Spaced Piling Technique" (Ref: INS001) by Derek R. Carder, Research Fellow, TRL Infrastructure Division. This Insight Report discusses the findings from a literature review, centrifuge and analytical studies, and two instrumented case studies to remediate clay slope on the highway network. The implications of the findings are discussed and design recommendations given.

14.07.2009 00:07
SIMBA II meeting in South Africa
SIMBA II is a FP7 project aimed at increasing RTD cooperation between the EU and Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa. The two focus areas are ITS and road infrastructure. The European and South African Working Groups on Alternative materials in road construction held their first joint meeting at the premises of CSIR in Pretoria, South Africa on 9 and 10 July 2009.

08.07.2009 00:07
Invitation to public application of the new generation of UHPFRC

On 16th and 17th July 2009, rehabilitation works will take place on the Log ezsoški bridge, (Slovenia) with the world premiere application of a new generation of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concretes (UHPFRC). A public application will be taking place on 17th July at 11 a.m. on the Log ezsoški bridge.

30.06.2009 00:06
Workshop on secondary road infrastructure management

On 26 June 2009, FEHRL organized a workshop on secondary road infrastructure management. The workshop titled “Pilot initiative for a common curriculum for road safety experts: training and application on secondary roads” aims to provide regional authorities with the tools to apply the principles of the Directive 2008/96/CE on road infrastructure safety management on their road networks.

26.06.2009 00:06
PIARC D2 Questionnaire

The PIARC Committee on Road Pavements (TC D2) is collecting information about maintenance methods and maintenance strategies. The purpose  is to undertake an analysis of the performance of improved maintenance methods including surface maintenance and structural rehabilitation of different types of pavements. Two questionnaires have been prepared.