The Rotebro Link, Sweden

County road 267 in northern Stockholm is an important, busy link between the E4 and the E18. To improve the traffic flow on this section, the contractor Svevia has been hired by the Swedish Transport Administration to widen a 6 km section from one to two lanes in each direction.

The assignment also includes gradeseparated intersections, wildlife crossings, noise abatement and a separate path for pedestrians and cyclists. The overarching goal of the investment is greater accessibility and improved road safety.

The new road will open to traffic in spring 2019. According to Lennart Eriksson, Department Manager Manufacturing, the Rotebro link assignment is very much in line with Svevia’s strategy to build and maintain roads.

“From our asphalt plant at Arlanda, last year we produced and laid AG22, ABB22 and ABB16 with a 70/100 binder. Before the summer we’ll be laying a polymer-modified surface that contains Nypol 67.”

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Bitumen to focus on core European markets

The world is changing at a rapid pace, and Nynas is now taking strategic steps to strengthen its competitiveness in core markets. Nynas will create a business footprint focusing on customers in the naphthenics and bitumen market in Europe, and significantly improve efficiency to deliver a competitive customer experience. Furthermore, Nynas will focus on four strategic sustainability areas: product development, environment and climate change, health and safety as well as people and society.

Sicherheit

Appreciated Safety Day in Norway

To minimise the risk of accidents and injuries when loading and unloading bitumen, Nynas holds annual driver meetings.

Interview

Brains of Nynas: Sarah Badley

Sarah Badley works as Bitumen Sales Manager, covering the North of England, but is also responsible for the Nynas Bitumen Customer Service Centre in the UK. She joined Nynas in 2014, having spent many years working in the motor industry with brands including Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Find out what's on her mind.

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Natürliches Bitumen im Turm zu Babel

Durch Spektroskopie, Mikrotomographie und Rasterelektronenmikroskopie konnten Forscher nachweisen, dass die Ziegel bei diesem mächtigen Turm mit natürlichem Bitumen verbunden waren.

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Alle zentralen Akteure arbeiten zusammen

Katri Eskola, Expertin für Straßeninstandhaltung Finnische Straßenbaubehörde

Debatte: Die COVID-19-Pandemie


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