Issue 7 | Summer 2012


Howard Robinson, RSTA Chief Executive

2012 is turning out to be another very busy year for the RSTA with activity levels increasing on many fronts as the Association continues to raise its profile and grow from strength to strength. Membership has continued to increase this year and with recent additions we now have nearly 80 members up from 59 three years ago spread across five industry sectors with opportunities to represent other sectors moving forward.

The RSTA represents best industry practice and this year we have seen more new Codes of Practice published...

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Chairman's view
Rob Gilespie, RSTA Chairman

I am pleased to introduce this latest edition of the RSTA E-news, during a year that is once again seeing significant milestones for our association. As you will see later in this edition, the organisation is going from strength...

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Advertising feature

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RSTA Sector updates

Clients' view

  • CE Marking and Road surface treatments
    Ian Walsh, Road Consultants Ltd
    Surface dressing, when designed and installed by the contractor, and micro-asphalt are both products that fall within... read more »

  • ProTECT – The Carbon Calculator for Road Surface Treatments
    Steve Betteridge, Principle Materials Engineer Development Services, Lincolnshire County Council, and Secretary, ADEPT Soils and Materials, Design and Specification Group
    The use of carbon in contributing to the support of human lifestyles is coming under ever increasing scrutiny... read more »


Members' News