Carl Robertus, Technical & Research Director Nynas Bitumen, talks about his expectations ahead of the Argus bitumen and asphalt conference in Athens.
“Traditional but innovative” might sound like something of a contradiction, but it is actually the formula for a successful asset management strategy for highway maintenance.
Nynas is the first supplier in Estonia to carry out safety reviews at customers’ unloading sites. Indrek Tepp, Nynas Sales Manager and General Director in Estonia, explains.
The upgrading and maintenance of road networks are effective tools for countries wishing to improve their competitiveness. Roberto Crotti from the World Economic Forum explains why.
The score for quality is lower
Roberto Crotti, World Economic Forum (WEF), on the state of the European road network.
Interview on the link between roads and competitiveness
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Mikkel Caprani, Managing Director Denmark, Nynas Bitumen, chats with Finn Jensen, Managing Director of Dansk Overfladebehandling (DOB). The company DOB is focused on surface dressing and was established in 1981. The discussion touched on the possibilities of contributing more to sustainable development, for instance by using surface dressings on the more trafficked road network and which types of emulsions are most suitable for this type of application. The meeting took place during Vejforum, an important international industry event held in Denmark in December every year.
In October 1928 the S/S British Earl delivered the very first cargo of crude oil for the newly-built refinery in Nynäshamn, Sweden. The history of Nynas could start to unfold. Research and development was a strong driving force for the business from the very outset. Among other things, Nynas was among the first in Europe to manufacture petrol with a high octane level. The global energy crisis in the mid-1970s resulted in a transition from a small traditional Swedish oil company into an international player focused on special products. Nynas is now one of Europe’s leading bitumen suppliers, and is also a world leader in the field of naphthenic specialty oils.