A Seminar at the General Authority for Roads and Bridges & land Transportation (GARBLT) regarding the design of asphalt mix using the latest International technology
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The Egyptian-Emirates Consulting Group for Arab African Studies (CGAAM) in cooperation with the General Authority For Roads and Bridges (GARBLT) held a seminar on April 7, 2021 under title “Design of Asphalt Mix using Superior Performing Asphalt Pavements (Superpave) for Better Road Performance".
Superpave technology depends mainly on the traffic volume and the climatic conditions within the project, and it is very necessary for improving quality control system , avoid current asphalt design defects and for better road performance, especially this technique has been implemented in the United States of America, European countries and some gulf countries 20 years ago.
Eng. Hossam Badr Eldin Head of Central Administration for Road Research Affairs
at GARBLT gave an opening speech in which he welcomed the attendees with a brief explanation of the ongoing development works at the authority and said they started already a plan to study and purchase necessary laboratory devices for Superpave technology in the near future.
The seminar was moderated by the General Manager of the Group Eng. Sherif Mohammed Saad Al-Din Abul Senoun and Dr. Marwa Al-Bani, Teacher of Transport and Road Engineering at Port Said University, and was conducted by Consultant Engineer Adel Hammad and a group of engineers from "CGAAM" consulting office. Dr. Ahmed Al-Gabry, Dean of the Materials Institute at the Housing and Building National Research Center (HBRC) also attended the seminar, and a large number of department engineers, consultants and contractors as they know the importance of using this modern technology in road projects in Egypt.
Engineer Abul Senoun said that the seminar included the latest methods of designing asphalt mixtures to be applied in Egypt, and thanked the Chairman of the General Authority for Roads and Bridges (GARBLT) for giving the Group the opportunity to run this seminar and also thanked all the participants who attended the symposium.
Dr. Mubarak Harbi Alkhyeli , the Emirati Group Partner , after a previous meeting with the Chairman of the Authority, Mr. Major General Engineer Hossam El Din Mostafa, has praised the fruitful cooperation between Egypt and the Emirates in all fields, and praised the great efforts made by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the Egyptian government, to develop the roads and bridges network in Egypt, and he welcomed participation in any future projects in this field.