Selected Papers & Presentations

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Key Skills
  • Independent
  • Lime & cement stabilisation
  • In-situ and ex-situ recycling
  • Roller compacted concrete
  • Industrial by-products
  • Hydraulic binders inc. slag
  • Pozzolans & Fly Ash
  • Pavement design
  • European standards
  • Binders for erosion control
  • Training & presentations

News

2012 Expert opinion on pavement expansion on major trunk road

2012 Revision of European standard, EN14227, for hydraulically bound mixtures and hydraulically treated soils. European Technical committee TC227/WG4 and UK mirror BSi committee B/510/4

2012 Steelwork Access Road Phase 2, Llanwern. Pavement advice during construction

2012 Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO). Member of ad-hoc committee for Specification 52 Hydraulically bound mixtures for Airfields

Hydraulically Bound Mixtures
JK Pavement Consulting

Selected Papers & Presentations.


2006 ‘Hydraulically-bound mixtures for pavements’ British Cement Association & The Concrete Centre, CCIP-009, available from the Concrete Bookshop.
2011. Cement-bound materials for sub-bases and roadbases. Cement and Concrete Association, 46.027. Revised British Cement Association, 2000
2010. ‘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.
2010. 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.
2009. 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.
2008. Presentation; ‘Hydraulically bound mixtures for marine and fluvial works’ Environment Agency, Nottingham, March 2009
2002, November. 'Lime as an activator for coal fly ashes'. ERMI Workshop on industrial by-products in Infrastructure. UKK-Institute, Tampere, Finland.
2002, September. 'Cement stabilization in the UK'. 1 day seminar on Soil stabilization. Institution of Engineers of Ireland. Dublin and Cork, Ireland.
1999. ‘The 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.
1999. ‘Lime stabilisation in the UK’. Partek Nordkalk seminar on lime stabilisation. Malmo, Sweden.
1999. 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.
1997. Energy minimisation in road construction and maintenance. General Information Report No 49. ETSU, Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK.
1994. Kennedy J and Oleson R W. The performance of roads reconstructed by cold in-situ recycling 1985-1987. General Information Report 17. ETSU, Harwell, UK.
1993. ‘Pavement Quality Concrete’. Proceedings of Conference on Road Making Materials. The Institution of Engineers of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.
1991, September. Developments with hydraulic binders. Port and Heavy Duty Pavements. The Institution of Civil Engineers. University of Nottingham.
1989. Slag bound roadbases. 10th National Workshop on Engineering a Better Pavement, Institution of Highways and Transportation, Royal Leamington Spa, England
1988. Phosphoric slag for roadbases and sub-bases. Data sheet 9. Civil & Marine Ltd, Purfleet, Essex, UK.
1983. ‘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.


Other Technical Contributions

2011- 12 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’
2011 Hydraulically bound mixtures for local roads. Chapter 47. ICE Manual of Highway Design and Management. 2011 Institution of Civil Engineers.
2005 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
2001. Technical consultant to Pelt & Hooykaas for technical note:
# Flushing SBM (Slag Bound Mixture - origin Holland) – performance, economy & sustainability for pavements.
Euromin, Brighton, UK.
2000-2003. 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.
1999-/2000. Preparation of specification and guidance notes for hydraulically-bound materials/soils for BAA (British Airports Authority)
1997. Consultant to TRL Highways Agency Project PR/CE/27/97 'Recommendations for the design of flexible composite pavements' by A R Parry.
1997-2010. Consultant to UK Quality Ash Association for data sheets and advice on fly ash bound mixtures for vehicle pavements
1992. 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.
1992–97. Steering committee for DoT research project (LINK 1) 'Stabilised sub-bases in road foundations'. Published as TRL report 248.
1992–99. Steering committee for DoT research project (LINK 11) 'Enabling the use of secondary aggregates and binders in road foundations'. Published as TRL report 408.
1991-2000. Technical organiser for British Lime Association seminars on the use of lime in road construction including lime/pfa and lime/slag combinations.
1983. ‘Cement bound minestone – users guide for pavement construction’. Member of drafting working party. Minestone Services, Tyne and Wear, UK.