WORKING VISIT REGARDING ROLLER COMPACTED CONCRETE (RCC)
On November 26-27, 2019, a working visit of “DerzhdorNDI” SE delegation represented by Volodymyr Kaskiv, PhD, Deputy Director for Scientific Work and Ihor Babyak, Ph.D, Head of Transport Facilities and Cement Structures Department had was held at CEMEX Company (Czech Republic), which presented the technology of RCC (Roller compacted concrete).
At the CEMEX office, the Czech experts presented the experience of rolled compacted concrete use and the basic principles of rigid pavement structures design using RCC and presented relevant technical documents for review.
During the visit, the facilities where the RCC pavement was placed had been attended. In particular, they visited an approach to the production facilities of the plant for the profuction of lime and its by-products which is located outside of the urban area. This approach includes stopping areas for heavy (on average - 48 t) freight transport near the plant. Another object was the access road that connects the mountain village with the main road.
According to the results of the business trip, it was determined that roller compacted concrete in Czech Republic is mainly used for the arrangement of parking and production areas, for repairing the local roads, and the technology itself is prospective for further implementation.
We look forward to the first research sections of roads in Ukraine and, as an institution exercising the rights of basic organization for scientific and technical activities, are always ready to provide services on scientific and technical support of design and construction that involve the introduction of new modern technologies.