Press Releases
 
Carboncor's Cold Asphalt Endorsed for Use on South Australia's Roads

, 2 July 2019 -- South Australia’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has approved Carboncor, an environmentally friendly cold asphalt premix, for use on roads in the State.

Adelaide, Australia, July 02, 2019 -- South Australia’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has approved Carboncor, an environmentally friendly cold asphalt premix, for use on roads in the State.

The DPTI trialed Carboncor’s Cold Asphalt on Owen Road at the Templers Road junction MM43.6, north of Roseworthy, Gawler, South Australia, in December last year. A total of 31 metric tons was installed into an area of 210 square meters (m²) at a nominal thickness of 30 millimeters (mm), including a 12 m² area, which required thickness of 50mm. The road was initially constructed in 1937 and was resealed in 1992. In the past, patch work and repair had constantly been required.

Following the installation, Carboncor’s Cold Asphalt proved capable of withstanding light and heavy-duty traffic types, and even though the original road base was severely compromised, it showed little signs of rutting, cracking, lateral movement or delamination from the adjacent asphalt after 3 months. The trial led the DPTI to conclude that Carboncor’s Cold Asphalt is suitable for routine road maintenance and permanent pothole repairs as well as a replacement for standard hot asphalt in remote locations.

Based on the initial trial outcome, “I can recommend this cold mix product for a range of road maintenance and repair applications,” says Hugo van Loon, DPTI’s Senior Asphalt Engineer.

Before the trial, samples of both imported and locally produced material were also sent to a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA)-accredited independent asphalt laboratory in Perth for analysis. The tests showed that both materials complied with the specification requirements of:

- Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA) Specification 504 Wearing Coarse AC10 (Freeways and Highways).

- The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA)/ Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) Asphalt Specification – Dense graded: Highways, Arterial, Industrial and Distributor Roads AC10.

Carboncor’s Cold Asphalt is a water-based and environmentally-friendly product. Its IP protected technology incorporates an enhanced penetration-based carbon bonding system that results in elevated binder strength and mix endurance. Carboncor’s Cold Asphalt was also tested on gravel roads, proving that it is an economical option.

“We see our products as an innovative, environmental, and economical solution for a world that is seeking to reduce its carbon footprint,” said Carboncor Products CEO Jim Layard. “Our current agreement and accreditation with the DPTI will offer the South Australian market a viable and cost-effective alternative cold-mix product.”

Chief Engineer Andre Van Zyl emphasised that Carboncor’s products are continuously being tested worldwide in both in-house and third-party laboratories. The tests are to ensure its continued compliance to international American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials(AASHTO) standards for all duty road types as a permanent wearing course installation, as well as a long-term maintenance and repair solution.

About Carboncor and Carboncor Products Pte Ltd:
Carboncor was established in 1999 in South Africa with a focus on cold asphalt and its development. In 2017, Singapore-based Caboncor Products was set up to commercialise Carboncor’s Cold Asphalt across the rest of the world. Since 2004, Carboncor’s Cold Asphalt has been installed in countries including, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Yemen and Zambia. Carboncor’s manufacturing plant in Australia was set up in mid-2018.

For Further Information, Please Contact:


visit http://www.carboncorproducts.com

# # #


Submitted by SPD PR Network, SPD PR Network on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at 12:55 PM
Category: Architecture & Construction
 
Related News

Global Cement Tiles Market Size study, by Type and Regional Forecasts till 2024
Friday, 19 Jul 2019

Technological Boost across Lane Departure Warning System Market Likely to Swell CAGR Growth during 2
Monday, 15 Jul 2019

About Flower Store Market - It’s Growing
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019

Global Building Information Modeling (Bim) Market: Key Growth Factor Analysis And Research Study 201
Tuesday, 9 Jul 2019

Global Cold Planers Market Size study, by Type and Regional Forecasts till 2024
Friday, 5 Jul 2019

Related Events

Biocontrol LATAM, August 2019, Brazil
Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019

Latest News

Marriage Counseling Suggestions
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019

Saudi Arabia to Organize World PEACE Products and services Expo to Reconstruct the Global Peace Prod
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019

Probiotic Company Plans to Attend Major Expo
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019

Rock Down the River This Summer
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019

Considerations When Acquiring A Bookcase
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019

 
Want to get your press releases, event listings, and job ads on Scoopasia? Register now for a FREE account or login if you already have one!
Scoopasia v1.0b. Copyright © 2019
Today is Sunday, 21 July 2019

About Scoopasia | FAQ | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Press Releases
Event Listings
Job Listings
Arts & Entertainment
Architecture & Construction
Automotive & Travel
Business
Consumer Technology
Economy
Education
Enterprise Technology
Food & Fashion
Government & Policy
Health Care & Medical
Legal/Law
News & Media
Religion
Science & Research
Sports & Fitness
Login / Register
Get Scoopasia through RSS Feeds & Email Notifications!


Journalist's Toolbox
Hello journalist, welcome to Scoopasia--a powerful online resource for media information in Asia. Scoopasia has press releases and media events for every beat and industry. All content on Scoopasia is 100% FREE. You don't even need to login!

  • Scoop Line
    (Instant Information Request)
    The easiest way to ask questions and request information from the PR community.


  • Advanced Search
    Drill down, dig deep, for media information the way you want it.

  • Journalist's Resources
    Resources and tools you can't do without.

  • PR Tools
    Scoopasia Blog Search
    Search the largest handpicked collection of Asia's most prominent and influential blogs.


    Resources
  • PR Bookmarks
  • Web 2.0 Bookmarks
  • Media Bookmarks

    More Coming Soon...

  • Upcoming Events
  • Oncology Review
  • Breast Imaging A to Z: How to Read Like (or Better Than) the Experts-Hawaii
  • Update in Orthpaedic Surgery Conference July 22-25, 2019 Grand Hyatt Kauai
  • Echocardiographic Symposium at Vail
  • Microbiome Movement - Oncology Response Summit

  • Latest Jobs
    Sorry, there are currently no entries posted here.