Technical Services

Technical Field Support

The McAsphalt Technical Services team offers professional consulting services covering every phase of pavement design, pavement construction and bituminous material testing. With more than 40 years of experience in bituminous materials engineering and design in countries throughout the world, we are committed to supporting our customers every step of the way. Our team of experienced engineers and technicians has the knowledge and expertise to solve every technical challenge of today’s road construction industry. We operate three regional technical services laboratories covering the entire country. Our certifications and affiliations include a CCIL Type A, B and E certified lab, three AASHTO R18 labs, one PEO engineering licensed terminal, and AEMA and ISSA affiliated asphalt emulsion and slurry labs. We formulate, design, test and troubleshoot any bituminous product or process, with special emphasis on asphalt recycling and environmentally friendly and sustainable products and processes. We utilize the most recent ASTM, ASSHTO, DOT and Asphalt Institute testing and design protocols. All our facilities are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.

Research and Development

The McAsphalt Research and Development team takes pride in its ability to develop new products and processes catering to the changing needs of road building in today’s society. In order to facilitate such research and product development, the R&D laboratories of the McAsphalt Technical Services department are actively pursuing various research projects at all times throughout the year. We are committed to the development of new and green asphaltic products, as well as innovative and sustainable asphalt pavement processes. For more than 40 years, McAsphalt has been at the forefront of new paving technologies and materials. Our R&D program is conducted out of our three state-of-the-art research centres and our R&D team includes engineers, scientists and technicians with world-class expertise in the fields of civil, chemical, materials and environmental engineering and science. Our research has produced over 40 papers and publications in scientific journals and at international conferences and congresses. Our innovative drive has maintained McAsphalt as a leader and a pioneer in many paving technologies, such as cold recycling, micro-surfacing, high-performance chip sealing and green paving material. With membership in all the major North American technical associations representing the asphalt industry and through continuous investment in our research and development program, McAsphalt will continue to remain a step ahead in pavement technology.