Monthly Archive: November 2017

40th Anniversary of CCC Symposium, Vienna, Austria, Nov. 29, 2018

The 40th Anniversary of CCC (Continuous Compaction Control) Symposium will be held in Vienna, Austria, Nov. 29, 2018. It is coordinated by Dr. Pistrol Johannes, also a Technical Committee member of IICTG. Back to where CCC was started in 1978, 40 years ago (now also known as Intelligent Compaction – IC), the symposium will cover the following topics:

• Historic overview of roller compaction and Continuous Compaction Control (CCC)
• Continuous Compaction Control – CCC applications and interpretation of measurements
• Field testing methods for compaction control (e.g. static and dynamic plate load test)
• Standardization, QA/QC and design aspects
• Recent and future developments (e.g. compaction equipment, electronics, internet)

The deadline for the abstract submission is April 30th, 2018. Please mark your calendar!

IC Presentation at AKDOT Asphalt Summit, Nov. 7th

The 2017 Alaska DOT Asphalt Summit will feature presentations on Intelligent Compaction (IC) and Paver-mounted Thermal Profiles (PMTP) on November 7th, 2017. Dr. George K. Chang of Transtec Group, also President of IICTG, will provide in-depth description of how intelligent compaction (IC) and paver-mounted thermal profiling (PMTP) can be used to improve construction quality control and eventually for acceptance. With the use of Veta software, the big data management (including data processing, viewing, analysis, and report) of IC and PMTP can be facilitated. National implementation of IC and PMTP will be also be presented – including challenges/solutions for States/Industry as well as benefits on both sides. Mike Himler, Granite & Ron Searcy, and Richard Giessel, AKDOT, will share their IC and PMTP experiences from the Glenn Highway project.