"ACTUAL PROBLEMS OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION"- INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL CONFERENCE
"Actual Problems of Road Construction" – an International Scientific and Practical conference had been held this month in Almaty (Kazakhstan) and was devoted to the 60-th anniversary of JSC "Kazakhstan Road Research Institute" (KazdorNII).
Nearly 150 participants from 13 countries took part in the conference, including the Heads of road industry of Kazakhstan, representatives of the National Academy of Sciences, design and contracting organizations, leading scientists of industry and representatives of road higher educational institutions, as well as the representatives of leading road research institutes from different countries.
Vladimir Kaskiv, Deputy Director for Scientific Work of “DerzhdorNDI” SE represented the interests of the Institute at this conference and delivered a welcoming speech to the roadmen of Kazakhstan, KazdorNII team, its management and, in particular, to Mr. Baghdad Teltaev, the President of KazdorNII.
The issues of research and practical implementation of new technological solutions and modern materials in the construction and maintenance of roads, the issues of resource management improving, the improving of road safety, as well as "Smart roads" system introduction had been considered at the conference.
Within the framework of the conference, there were the technical visits to the road construction sections with cement pavement and the Almaty - Khorgos toll road, and the excursion to "KazdorNDI", were modern equipment for determination of characteristics of bitumen and asphalt concrete by Superpave method, as well as laboratory complex for quality control and road maintenance (MFV) made by Dynatest had been demonstrated for the participants of the conference.
Participation in the events of such level can significantly improve the level of skills, gaining experience in organizing the big-scale events and updating the knowledge base on current trends in road facilities development.