Presented by Prof Roger Thompson of the Western Australian School of Mines, Curtin University and Dr Leigh Wardle, Mincad Systems and facilitated through the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE), this one day Course will introduce the principles of mine haul road design. Topics covered include philosophy of provision, road building material selection and characterisation, road-user (truck and traffic) requirements, fundamental geometric design concepts, structural (layerworks) design, sheeting (wearing course) selection and improvement and road maintenance management. The Course will also introduce rolling resistance assessment methodologies and from a haul road maintenance perspective, haul road performance assessment and optimisation strategies, as a basis for designing or upgrading new or existing roads. Register here
The history of the Western Australian School of Mines Alumni (WASMA) reflects the ups and downs of the Western Australian School of Mines (WASM) and the role it has played in supporting graduates in a range of activities and events. It also describes the important role that graduates have played in ensuring WASM remains in Kalgoorlie. Learn more.