Prof develops asphalt compactor that improves longevity and resilience of pavement

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is wrapping up a research study that began two years ago to test the performance of a cutting-edge asphalt compactor called the Asphalt Multi-Integrated Roller (AMIR). AMIR is the brainchild of Abd El Halim, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa, who says his nine-tonne invention will improve the longevity and resilience of pavement.

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