Dave Simmons

General Manager

Hiway Group

Dave possesses nearly 40 years of industry experience in the civil road construction space.With a passion for innovation and product development Dave has helped pioneer the introduction of RAP (Recycled Asphalt Pavement) designs in the early 1990’s, been instrumental in the development of steel slag and bitumen crumbed rubber asphalt designs both in New Zealand and Australia within various companies.The latest and most interesting set of innovative product developments Dave has been instrumental in incorporating the use of recovered carbon black derived from end-of-life tyres added in asphalt mixes as well as implementing the replacement of diesel / gas (fossil fuels) with a tyre derived fuel oil. Dave is working with the Hiway Group as their GM for Innovation and Client Solutions nationally and heavily involved with the development of Biochar in their suite of new product innovations

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