Britpave RSS Feed All the latest news directly from Britpave. en-gb Britpave RSS Feed 128 50 Slipformed Success Applications Britpave member, Gill Civil Engineering Ltd (GCEL), is carrying out two slipform projects on the A465 Heads of Valley scheme which will turn the whole of the A465 from Abergavenny to Neath into dual carriageway by 2020. The design and construction, on behalf of the Welsh Government, is being carried out by Costain and Atkins. Thu, 01 Mar 2018 13:03:00 GMT weblogItem110211 Revised Airfield Pavement Specification Published and Ports The latest version of the DIO Specification 033 Pavement Quality Concrete for Airfields has been published by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Britpave members provided important input into the new version which includes revisions to mix designs, joining details and methodology. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:02:00 GMT weblogItem110199 Improving The Reliability And Speed Of Bus Journeys and Rail A new report outlining the socio-economic benefit of bus travel and demonstrating how these benefits can be further enhanced via the provision of concrete guided busways has been published by Britpave. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 17:02:00 GMT weblogItem110196 New Stabilisation Guidance Stabilisation Britpave has published a new introductory and technical guide to mix-in-place soil improvement and stabilisation. It outlines industry best practice and provides technical information plus signposts to industry standards and further reading. “Soil Improvement and Soil Stabilisation: A Definitive Guide” explains the what, why, where and how of soil stabilisation. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 17:02:00 GMT weblogItem110197 Reaching New Heights and Ports Britpave member Colas installed a concrete and asphalt extension to the existing runway at Birmingham Airport. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:02:00 GMT weblogItem110117 Jaguar Landrover, Solihull Stabilisation The location of the site within the centre of the Jaguar Landrover production facility called for a careful approach. With the Landrover paint shop forming one site boundary and storage areas for up to 700 news vehicles awaiting shipment on the others, the potential issue of dirt and dust release during soil stabilisation works was significant. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:02:00 GMT weblogItem110116 Roller Compacted Concrete Included In DMRB Roller compacted concrete (RCC) takes its name from the construction method used – it is placed by modified asphalt paving equipment, but it is stiff enough to be compacted by vibratory rollers. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:02:00 GMT weblogItem110114 Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway, Greater Manchester and Rail Slipformed concrete was chosen to build the £27m, 4.5km Leigh to Ellenbrook busway in Greater Manchester. Main contractor Balfour Beatty in partnership with slipform specialist Extrudakerb determined that slipform offered lower start-up costs and the technical benefit of being able to form any required curve or super-elevation without the restrictions of a limited range of radii associated with precast construction. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:02:00 GMT weblogItem110115 M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy Motorway Project Major progress has been made at the new €350 million M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy motorway project. The public-private partnership project (PPP) involves the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of 32.1km of the M11 motorway, a section N80 dual carriageway and a further 8.0km of the N30 single carriageway. The design and construct element is being carried out Bam Civil Ltd and Dragados in joint venture. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:02:00 GMT weblogItem110113 Britpave welcomes new urban bus report and Rail Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:01:00 GMT weblogItem109861 Britpave joins Eupave Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:01:00 GMT weblogItem109649 New definitive guide to soil improvement and stabilisation Stabilisation Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:12:00 GMT weblogItem109465 Improving the reliability and speed of Welsh bus journeys Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:08:00 GMT weblogItem108349 Infrastructure conference: A current perspective Tue, 01 Aug 2017 09:08:00 GMT weblogItem108171 Improving the reliability and speed of bus journeys Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:04:00 GMT weblogItem106973 Housing white paper brownfield focus welcomed Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:02:00 GMT weblogItem106394 New slab track design guidance Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:12:00 GMT weblogItem105778 BRITPAVE response to Autumn Statement Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:11:00 GMT weblogItem105694 Infrastructure Sector Welcomes Permanent NIC Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:11:00 GMT weblogItem105477 Slab Track Whole Life Benefits Mon, 05 Sep 2016 10:11:00 GMT weblogItem105478