The objective of project R6841 is to improve the understanding of the properties of engineering materials specific to developing countries and, in particular, implement the effective use of natural pozzolanic materials (volcanic ash).
This project covers four areas:
longer life road surfacings using bitumen modifiers
rehabilitation of concrete roads
the use of marginal materials
research management and staff development
Kirk, S.; Zulueta, R. A study of the volcanic ash originating from Mount Pinatubo, Philippines: final report. (2000)