A brief selection of links to sites of interest.

The Asphalt Institute
A U.S.-based association of international petroleum asphalt producers manufacturers, and affiliated businesses. The Institute promotes the use, benefits, and quality performance of petroleum asphalt through engineering, research, and education. Engineering support to the highway and asphalt industries is available through a staff of professional engineers located at its headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky and in field offices around the United States.

National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT)
The National Center for Asphalt Technology was created in 1986 to ensure the Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) industry’s ability to serve the economic, and technical challenges, and to create opportunities for the future. NCAT is based at Auburn University, but operates in conjunction with companies, large and small, associated with the HMA industry.
contact: Dr. Randy West, Director
webmaster: Christine Hall, email:

The Nottingham Centre for Pavement Engineering
The Nottingham Centre for Pavement Engineering conducts research within the University of Nottingham for research councils, industry and government. It also provides extensive commercial services to the asphalt industry.

Transportation Research Board
TRB is a unit of the National Research Council, which serves the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering. TRB stimulates research concerning the nature and performance of transportation systems, and disseminates research findings.

Some other links of interest…

The Asphalt Contractor

Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association (AEMA)

Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming Association (ARRA)

Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists

Association of Modified Asphalt Producers

Australian Asphalt Pavement Assoc. (AAPA)

Canadian Public Works Expo

Canadian Technical Asphalt Association

Eurasphalt / Eurobitume Congress

European Asphalt Assoc. (EAPA)

International Road Federation

International Slurry Surfacing Association

Jegel (John Emery Geotechnical Engineering Limited)

National Asphalt Paving Assoc. (NAPA)

New Zealand Pavement & Bitumen Contractors’ Association
contact: Lyn Kuchenbecke, e-mail:

Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association
contact: Michael O’Connor

Polyphalt Inc.
contact: Mr. Bruce Harbinson, e-mail:

Public Works Magazine

RILEM (International Union of Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures)

Southeastern Asphalt User / Producer Group

Southern Africa Bituminous Assoc. (SABITA) NEW: Asphalt news from Africa

Transportation Association of Canada

Western Research Institute
contact: R.E. Robertson

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