DISCUSSION ABOUT QUALITY OF ARMENIAN STRUCTUAL MATERIALS USED IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION
A discussion took place dedicated to the quality of Armenian structural materials used in the road construction. The meeting was convened by the initiative of the "Transport Project Implementation Organization" SNCO.
Among the participants were the representatives of the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies of the RA, "Transport Project Implementation Organization", "Corsan-Corviam Construccion S.A.", "Sinohydro International", joint venture of French "SAFEGE" and Spanish "EPTISA" companies, "Spea Ingengneria Europea S.p.A." and "IRD Engineering S.r.L", National Polytechnic University of Armenia, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia and other structures.
During the discussion it was touched upon the need to ensure high quality of the road construction. It was stressed that any deviation from quality must be excluded during construction. The specialists and scientists have noticed that it is possible to produce road-building cement in Armenia, according to AASHTO M 85 standards and carry out high quality road construction works, if it is wished.
At the end of the meeting a decision was made to create a working group involving scientists, contractors, engineers, cement producers, who will work in conformity with international standards for road control cement quality control.