n IMIESA - Bituminous emulsions gaining ground : company news

Volume 31, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 9, Sep 2006, p. 49
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA SEPTEMBER 2006 - 49 An extensive resealing operation on a section of road between De Aar and Philipstown recently highlighted the efficiency of bituminous emulsion in a cold weather application where the available labour force was not highly experienced in road resurfacing. Yet despite the cold weather and a comparative inexperience of the labour force, the road was resurfaced at high pace and to specification. Bituminous emulsion rather than the conventional hot binder was selected because of its ease and safety of application, which was important as the work needed to be done by a labour force not ..

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