6 October 2010   

Held again at Ballymore this Reference Group included an  update on the
Strategic Alliance activities - thin surfacings, surface friction characterisation
and PMB field properties.  Details on the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery
Arrangements (NDRRA) covering demand and product usage were presented.

Updates on the National Pre-qualification System for Contractors, the 2010
AAPA Study Tour to the USA, Bitumen Sprayer Calibration building plans.
Presentations on  the Key Theme - Innovation - in asphalt mixes and collecting
performance data followed by a Workshop on "Getting Innovation in Practice"
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Reference Group
REPORT – Overview of Reference Group meeting  - NOT YET RELEASED     
(print size presentations & notes)                                                                DRAFT v1
Welcome by Alliance Chairman
– Kevin McCullough
Natural Disaster Relief & Recovery
Assistance - Gavin Soward
CRC for Higher Productivity Road
Infrastructure – Ross Guppy
Strategic Alliance Project Feedback:
– Rob Vos
Strategic Alliance Project Feedback: Thin
Surfacings - Jason Jones
ISAP 2010 Pavements Conference
in Japan - Greg Stephenson
Harmonisation of Pre-qualification
System - Ross Guppy
AAPA 2010 Study Tour Quick
Report - Rob Vos
Bitumen Sprayer Calibration - Greg
Addressing porosity in dense
graded asphalt - Rob Vos
Problems, Issues & Discussion Topics -
Rob Vos
Innovative Road Maintenance
Solutions - Greg Stephenson
compaction - Jaco Liebenberg
Collecting HMA data for
performance assessment - Trevor
Workshop Feedback - Getting
Innovations into Practice
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