n IMIESA - Quality testing in road construction

Volume 41, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 41, Issue 6, Jun 2016, p. 37
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Rehabilitating a road that has not stood the test of time is very costly - as much as 18 times the original construction costs. Doing it right the first time, therefore, is imperative. Sanral is very specific about this. Sampling and testing of road construction materials must be performed in accordance with well-established, accepted international, national and regional standard test methods. Even so, using quality equipment in this process is critical. IMIESA looks at a few of the technologies used in road construction test laboratories.

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