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.
Researchers have been able to show that bricks in the mighty tower were bonded with natural bitumen
Asfalttikallio Oy is a Finnish road paving company that was founded in 2012. It is now taking a major step in its continued expansion through the acquisition of NCC’s Finnish asphalt business.
By adapting more quickly to changes in the market, Nynas can provide its customers with the best possible conditions for innovation and use of best practice.
For three decades, Nynas has contributed to an increased understanding of bitumen quality and supported the development of Estonian road infrastructure.
Johan Andersson is appointed Vice President Group Strategy & Sustainable Development in Nynas. The combined position marks Nynas intensified ambitions.
Nynas UK today announce that they will be ending the partnership with Navigator Terminals at their Teesside depot at the end of the existing contract in December 2022.
This year’s E&E Congress will feature presentations of a large number of technical articles, representing top-level expertise in current bitumen and asphalt technology. Experts from Nynas have contributed to several of these, in some cases as lead author. Dr Anna Steneholm, Group Specialist Toxicology, and Dr Ian Lancaster, UK Technical Manager, have also been selected to give oral presentations.
On 27 November 2020, after 46 days and 8,000 activities with no accidents and not one single person being infected with COVID-19, a turnaround was completed at the Nynas refinery in Harburg.
One important factor in the development of the roads of the future is the requirement for reduced CO2 emissions, especially from heavy goods vehicles (HGV). According to consultancy firm WSP, it could be possible for two thirds of HGV transport activities in Sweden to take place on electric road systems by 2030.
After 35 years at Nynas, Peter Bäcklund has stepped back from the limelight.
This was not just any old ship – with a cargo capacity of 180,000 cubic metres, it is the biggest oil tanker to have visited Nynäshamn in 30 years.
The parties in the Danish parliament have agreed to invest around EUR 22 billion in the country’s infrastructure between now and 2035; the biggest Danish infrastructure plan ever.
Just a few miles from Turku in southern Finland, Nynas rents a number of bitumen tanks adjacent to the port of Naantali. A new multi-year agreement with the proprietor, Neste, ensures that Nynas will continue to have access to the depot's experienced staff and comprehensive services, ranging from operations to quality control and loading bays.
In autumn 2021, the inaugural general meeting of the Swedish Pavement Association was held.
"Even with massive incentives and policies in favour of public transport and rail, road transport will remain predominant for the movements of goods and people.”
The Swedish Transport Administration is going to build one of the world’s first permanent electric roads, as one element of the objective to reduce emissions from heavy traffic.
Nynas has been contributing to the development of Poland’s infrastructure since 1994.
On 12-14 May, the paving industry will be gathering in Madrid for the 7th Eurasphalt & Eurobitume Congress (E&E 2020).
Eurobitume has been the voice of the European bitumen industry since 1969.
Last December, the very first ‘Asphalt Innovation Symposium’ was organised at the University of Antwerp, where Nynas has a bitumen laboratory. The headline theme was Sustainable Development in Asphalt.
Although 85 % of all bitumen is used in road applications, there are other applications where bitumen’s properties bring value.
Nordøyanae is the collective name of a group of beautiful islands situated off the western coast of Norway. In order to facilitate communications and contribute to the region’s economic growth, a new land link will connect the islands to the mainland.
Siobhan McKelvey is into her third decade of working at Nynas, and now she will take on a new challenge outside the company. During the next few years, Siobhan will be on fulltime secondment to Eurobitume as their Director General.
We were early to invest in an extensive delivery network for bitumen in Northwest Europe.
Connectivity is widely regarded as one of the pillars of mobility for the future. Vehicles that are constantly connected open up opportunities for improving road maintenance as can be seen from examples ranging from Finland to Kenya.
As a result of the growing Norwegian road construction market, Nynas has decided to further invest in upgrading the Drammen depot, situated south west of Oslo.
Basalt-Actien-Gesellschaft (BAG) has set an important course for the future with the completion of its new Technology Centre.
The countryside is moving into the city. A slight exaggeration maybe, but it is a fact that green walls and roofs are becoming increasingly common in the urban environment.