Road Science laboratories provide expert construction materials testing, classification, quality assurance, material design, data collection technology, pavement investigation and advice.
Road Science has four permanent IANZ accredited laboratories in Auckland, Mount Maunganui, Wellington and Christchurch, as well as the ability to establish mobile laboratories for specific projects.
In the field you can expect skilled and knowledgeable technicians utilising modern equipment and methods to advise and help you meet your specifications and deliverables.
The experienced laboratory team work to current New Zealand and International test methods to help customers meet NZ Transport Authority, local authority and project specifications.
Each Road Science laboratory is led by a team who have extensive experience in the construction materials testing industry. Each laboratory works collaboratively with the other Road Science teams to share resources and knowledge.
Compliance to Standards
All our laboratories are IANZ accredited to NZS/ISO/ IEC 17025 covering mechanical test sections on:
4.02 Bituminous Materials
4.15 Seconded Sampling
4.99 Site Testing
When you choose the Road Science Technical Services team you are guaranteed a reliable service with fast turnaround times. The Technical Services team provide more than just test results and data - they can provide technical assistance to help you understand the quality of your materials and pavements for your projects or assist with tenders.
The Road Science laboratories work in collaboration with a team of experts including Dr Greg Arnold - Principal Pavement Engineer and Darcy Rogers - Technical Development Manager. Greg’s team can analyse laboratory test results and interpret them as inputs to pavement design modelling - for predicting performance with comparisons with other standard products.
Darcy Rogers is a New Zealand expert for asphalt and bitumen based surfacings. Darcy leads the Technical Development team, who are responsible for finding and delivering customer solutions. The team uses laboratory resources throughout the testing phases to make sure the final product released to the customer is robust and usable.
Darcy is passionate about understanding the fundamental science behind our customer’s challenges and uses this knowledge to advance the industry through high integrity R&D.