PMB gains ground in Norway

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.

In addition to increased storage capacity, a new PMB plant will also be built.

“By investing in a PMB plant in Drammen, we’ll be moving closer to the market and can continue to offer a reliable supply of our polymer-modified products. We’ll also avoid the deliveries by road tanker from Sweden we used to depend on, thus reducing CO2 emissions,” says Kjell Arne Juul, Managing Director, Nynas AS.

Watch the clip below to take a tour of the depot and learn more about the investments.

Safety

Safety assessment at asphalt plant

Nynas visits an asphalt plant operated by NCC, a construction company in the Nordic region, to assess its safe handling of bitumen.

Mats Wendel
Interview

Sustainable Development driving innovation

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Projects

In good shape

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Safety

Knowledge key to safe deliveries

Bitumen is delivered hot and therefore precise procedures are needed in order to minimise safety risks such as burn injuries. Safety is something on which the transport company Kördel maintains a constant focus.

Noted

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