Infrastructure with drive

Nynas has been contributing to the development of Poland’s infrastructure since 1994.

With almost 40 million inhabitants, Poland is a major power in Europe. The country’s strong economy has laid the foundations for significant infrastructure investments. At present, Poland is one of the countries in Europe that is investing the most in the construction and maintenance of roads.

Nynas has been contributing to the development of the country’s infrastructure since 1994. The bitumen depot is in the port town of Szczecin. Most of the products arrive there by ship from Nynäshamn, Sweden. From this depot Nynas supplies customers not only all over Poland, but also in Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Ukraine.

“We’re expecting healthy growth looking ahead, primarily for polymer modified bitumen (PMB). The Polish climate with cold winters and hot summers places heavy strains on the roads. So, it pays for itself in the long term to use PMB in the wearing course, even though the initial cost is a little higher,” says Grzegorz Sochanski, Managing Director, Nynas Sp. z o.o.

Projects

Road maintenance, Finland

The Finish road network has a total length of 454,000 km. The State-maintained section – 78,000 km – consists of main roads class I and II, motorways and regional and connecting roads. In 2019, approximately 1,800 km of the State-maintained road network were repaved.

Projects

Kiruna, Sweden

Work at the world's largest underground mine has resulted in deformations and crack formations at ground level that are so extensive that parts of the city of Kiruna are having to be relocated. One important project in this transformation is the new 7 km long section of the E10 north of the city.

Research

The bitumen laboratory in Nynäshamn

The Nynas bitumen laboratory – BitTech – plays a key role in offering the best technical solutions in close collaboration with customers. Carl Hultin explains more.

Noted

Nynas successfully exits reorganisation

The District Court of Södertörn has decided that the Nynas company reorganisation is now complete, following a creditors meeting where the previously submitted composition proposal was accepted.

Noted

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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