ROAD CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN CANADA

ROAD CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN CANADA

From November 16th to 23rd of 2014, Directors and engineers from most prominent road construction companies in Russia and Kazakhstan took part in the seminar "Road construction in Canada" in Toronto, Canada.

In the course of this educational tour, participants learned from the experience and knowledge of their Canadian counterparts and discussed major issues of road construction. During oral presentations by leading specialists of Canada, from companies such as: McAsphalt Industries Limited, Fugro and The Miller Group, the representatives and managers of these firms told the audience about Canadian technologies and materials used in road construction, specifically relating to road maintenance in winter, as well as road design and construction, and about the management of transportation infrastructure in Canada.

In addition, due to coordinated work of the organizers, participants had an opportunity to visit the largest Canadian factories and got acquainted with the latest advances in road building technology: on one of the days of the seminar, the participants were shown a mobile road laboratory ARAN 9000 - a unique development by Fugro, dedicated to automatic analysis of the pavement.

At the end of this study visit, the participants, among whom were the leading specialists of the construction industry from many regions of Russia and Kazakhstan, received personalized diplomas and thanked the organizers for the opportunity to learn about achievements of their foreign colleagues and to be able to evaluate the prospects for further development in the industry.