HMA (Marshall & Superpave) Technology Courses

This detailed three-day program provides information, test procedures and hands-on practical training of the Marshall as well as Superpave technology.

The course will be presented by professionals with expertise in manufacture of PGAC binder, material selection, mix design, production and placement of Superpave mixes. It has been specifically developed for those actively involved in material specification, and QC/QA testing, i.e. Owners, Agencies, Consultants and Contractors. 

The Superpave training course is highly recommended by (CCIL) Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories for Certified HMA Laboratory Asphalt Technician Program (HMAT). (Separate certification program administered by CCIL). 

Subjects Include:
(PGAC) Performance Grade Binder Specification & Selection, Highlights of Latest OPSS Requirements, Aggregates Consensus Properties & Criteria, Material Selection & Traffic Criteria, Superpave Gyratory Equipment, Superpave Mix Design process, Moisture Susceptibility testing, RAP in Superpave, & Superpave Project Experience-Production & Placing


Mr. M. Ahmed, P. Eng, DBA Engineering
Dr. W. Keith MacInnis, Ph.D., Canadian Asphalt Industries
Mr. Fernando Magisano, K.J. Beamish Construction Co.
Plus DBA Engineering Lab Team: Zlatko Brcic, P.Eng. & Nick Sibilia