Selected Papers & Presentations.
‘Hydraulically-bound mixtures for pavements’ British Cement Association & The Concrete Centre, CCIP-009, available from the Concrete Bookshop.
. Cement-bound materials for sub-bases and roadbases. Cement and Concrete Association, 46.027. Revised British Cement Association, 2000
. ‘Flushing slag bound mixture in the UK’. 10th International conference ‘Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology in Asphalt, Pavement Engineering and Highways Maintenance’ Liverpool John Moores University, February 2011.
. Fly ash bound mixtures - Recycled, cost, energy and carbon implications. Joint paper with Lindon Sear, UK Quality Ash Association, 9th International conference, ‘Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology in Asphalt, Pavement Engineering and Highways Maintenance’ Liverpool John Moores University, February 2010.
. Hydraulically bound mixtures using recycled and artificial materials - a UK perspective’. 1st International workshop ‘The use of marginal materials in road construction’ University of Padova, Italia.
. Presentation; ‘Hydraulically bound mixtures for marine and fluvial works’ Environment Agency, Nottingham, March 2009
November. 'Lime as an activator for coal fly ashes'. ERMI Workshop on industrial by-products in Infrastructure. UKK-Institute, Tampere, Finland.
September. 'Cement stabilization in the UK'. 1 day seminar on Soil stabilization. Institution of Engineers of Ireland. Dublin and Cork, Ireland.
mechanical behaviour, design and economics of
FABM (fly ash bound mixtures) pavements’.
Proceedings 3rd European Symposium on the performance
and durability of bituminous materials and hydraulic
stabilized composites. University of Leeds, UK.
stabilisation in the UK’. Partek Nordkalk
seminar on lime stabilisation. Malmo, Sweden.
Higgins DD and Kennedy J. ‘Lime and ground granulated blast-furnace slag stabilisation of boulder clay on the A412 Tingewick Bypass’. Proceedings 3rd European Symposium on the performance and durability of bituminous materials and hydraulic stabilized composites. University of Leeds, UK.
Energy minimisation in road construction and
maintenance. General Information Report No 49.
ETSU, Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK.
Kennedy J and Oleson R W. The performance of
roads reconstructed by cold in-situ recycling
1985-1987. General Information Report 17. ETSU,
Quality Concrete’. Proceedings of Conference
on Road Making Materials. The Institution of
Engineers of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.
September. Developments with hydraulic binders.
Port and Heavy Duty Pavements. The Institution
of Civil Engineers. University of Nottingham.
Slag bound roadbases. 10th National Workshop
on Engineering a Better Pavement, Institution
of Highways and Transportation, Royal Leamington
Phosphoric slag for roadbases and sub-bases.
Data sheet 9. Civil & Marine Ltd, Purfleet,
. ‘Fly ash bound mixtures: pavement performance after 10 years’. 8th International conference, ‘Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology in Asphalt, Pavement Engineering and Highways Maintenance’ Liverpool John Moores University, February 2008.
Consultant to Zero Waste Scotland (WRAP) re HBM specification for SROR ‘Specification for the reinstatement of openings (i.e. trenches) in Scottish roads.’
2011 - 12
Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO). Member of ad-hoc committee for Specification 52 ‘Hydraulically bound mixtures for Airfields’
Hydraulically bound mixtures for local roads. Chapter 47. ICE Manual of Highway Design and Management. 2011 Institution of Civil Engineers.
BRITPAVE committee producing guidelines for the ‘Stabilisation of sulphate-bearing soils’
2007 - 09 HIGHWAYS AGENCY RESEARCH PROJECT. Durability of low-strength fine-grained HBM. With Chris Britton Consultancy & Peter Cearns.
2004 - 05
Consultant to Highways Agency for revision of Specification of Highway Works, series 800, Unbound and hydraulically bound mixtures
Technical consultant to Pelt & Hooykaas for
# Flushing SBM (Slag Bound Mixture - origin Holland) – performance,
economy & sustainability for pavements.
Euromin, Brighton, UK.
Technical consultant to British Lime Association
for technical literature:
# Specification data sheet 1: Earthworks improvement
# Technical data sheet 3: Pavements.
Quarry Products Association, London, UK.
Preparation of specification and guidance notes
for hydraulically-bound materials/soils for BAA
(British Airports Authority)
Consultant to TRL Highways Agency Project PR/CE/27/97
'Recommendations for the design of flexible composite
pavements' by A R Parry.
. Consultant to UK Quality Ash Association for data sheets and advice on fly ash bound mixtures for vehicle pavements
. Consultant to British Cement Association & Britpave re TRL work for DoT project: 'Factors affecting the long life design of flexible composite roads'. This resulted in changes to the DoT's pavement design document.
. Steering committee for DoT research project (LINK 1) 'Stabilised sub-bases in road foundations'. Published as TRL report 248.
Steering committee for DoT research project (LINK
11) 'Enabling the use of secondary aggregates
and binders in road foundations'. Published as
TRL report 408.
. Technical organiser for British Lime Association seminars on the use of lime in road construction including lime/pfa and lime/slag combinations.
. ‘Cement bound minestone – users guide for pavement construction’. Member of drafting working party. Minestone Services, Tyne and Wear, UK.