Technical Papers

Colas Canada, has some of the most renowned experts in the road construction field and has published various technical reports highlighting some of the advancements achieved in our industry. Some recent technical papers of interest include:

Warm Mix Asphalt Paving Technologies: A Road Builders Perspective

Presented by

  • Jean-Martin Croteau, P.Eng., Manager, Quality Systems and Technical Development, Colas Canada., Edmonton, Alberta
  • Bernard Tessier, P.Eng., MBA, Director, Technical, Binders and Research & Development, Sintra Inc., Montreal, Quebec at the “Warm Asphalt Technology as a Sustainable Strategy for Pavements” Session of the 2008 Annual Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada


The Environmental Road of the Future: Analysis of Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Presented by

  • Pierre T. Dorchies, M.Sc., P.Eng, Sustainable Development Manager, Colas Canada, (Sintra Inc.) at the “Quantifying Sustainability in Pavement Rehabilitation Projects” Session of the 2008 Annual Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada, Toronto, Ontario


A Four-Year Performance Review of North American and International Fibre-Reinforced Membrane Systems

Presented by

  • Jean-Martin Croteau, P.Eng. Manager, Quality Systems and Technical Development,  Colas Canada, Edmonton, Alberta
  • François Chaignon, Vice President Quality Assurance and Technical Support, Colas Inc., Morristown, New Jersey
  • Martin Thompson, Midland Asphalt Materials Inc., Tonawanda, New York


Sustainability: Carrier of Innovations in the Development of Pavement Materials

Presented by

  • Jean-Martin Croteau, P.Eng. Manager, Quality Systems and Technical Development,  Colas Canada, Edmonton, Alberta
  • François Chaignon, Vice President Quality Assurance and Technical Support, Colas Inc., Morristown, New Jersey
  • Todd Strynadka, Terus Construction Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.

     


Recent Developments with Seal Coating in Alberta

Presented by

  • Jim Gavin, P. Eng.,Roadway Construction Standards Specialist, Alberta Transportation, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Marta Juhasz, P. Eng., Surfacing Standards Specialist, Alberta Transportation, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Jean-Martin Croteau, P. Eng.,Manager, Quality Systems and Technical Development,  Colas Canada, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Ted Harrison, P.Eng.,Manager, Materials Engineering,GENIVAR, Red Deer, Alberta
  • Joseph Luca, P.Eng., Design Engineering. GENIVAR, Red Deer Alberta


Front Street Paving Project, Dawson City, Yukon: Adapting to Climate Change in a National Historic District

Presented by

  • Robin Walsh, Director of Transportation Engineering, H&PW
  • Sandra Orban, Program Manager, H&PW
  • Rob Walker, Manager of Environmental Affairs, H&PW
  • Jim Coates, PhD Candidate, Yukon Cold Climate Innovation Centre
  • Jean-Martin Croteau, Manager Quality Systems & Technical Development,  Colas Canada
  • Darrell Stone, Division Manager, Skookum Asphalt Ltd
  • Todd Strynadka, Technical Services Manager, Terus Construction Ltd.