13|02 International seminar for Asphalt Mixing Plant Technology
Bogotá 7th of February and Medellín 9th of February 2017
MARINI-ERMONT and SAE have recently participated to international seminars for Asphalt Mixing Plant Technology in Colombia, along with sisters companies MARINI Latin America and MARINI and local partner ASTECNIA.
Over 70 attendees from more than 30 companies participated at the two seminars.
The who is who of the Colombian road construction companies where attending the events. Carlos Ojeda, the General Manager of ASTECNIA S.A. had organized a professional seminar supported by the team of MARINI Latin America and the FAYAT Mixing Plant Division.
The seminar was focused on the Asphalt Mixing Plant Technology with presentations from experts of the industry talking about continuous and batch asphalt plants, the advantages of each technique and the state of the art applications.
One of the highlights was the speech from PhD. Ing. Silvia Caro, Associate Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Los Andes, Bogota. She focused on the today’s requirement, technologies, solutions and market situation for Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement - RAP.
With this event, ASTECNIA and FAYAT Mixing Plant Division have answered to the latest market developments and needs of the Colombian infrastructure.
A clear trend of investments is seen to develop the local transportation in the major cities of Colombia and as well new road projects to connect the major cities with major ports and harbours.