E18, Norway

After two intensive years, the construction company NCC has finished asphalting the 23 km stretch of the E18 between Arendal and Tvedestrand in southern Norway.

NCC has laid 300,000 tonnes of asphalt on the new motorway to a depth of 200 mm, including a 45 mm surface course. This means that the project is probably the biggest Nordic asphalting assignment ever.

Nynas supplied all the bitumen for the project, totalling nearly 15,000 tonnes, from its depot in Drammen. Of this, around 2,500 tonnes was Nypol 86, a polymer-modified binder (PMB) with good deformation resistance.

One of the big challenges for NCC was laying such large volumes of asphalt in a relatively short period of time. But, according to District Manager Sigve Andersen, all the logistics worked really well.

“Thanks to early planning and continuous dialogue with Nynas, the haulage contractor Iveland and other parties, we have been able to ensure the successful completion of the project,” he says.

Noted

Nynas UK announce their future plans for the bitumen business in the UK

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.

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Pan European approach for Nynas Bitumen

Rafael Renaudeau is appointed Vice President Nynas Bitumen and member of the Nynas Group Executive Committee. He will lead a newly formed organisation to cover all bitumen market areas where Nynas is located. This is a step to further strengthen Nynas position as the true bitumen specialist.

Sustainable Development

The UK’s first carbon-neutral pavement

Using cold recycling technology developed in-house, Aggregate Industries has taken a major step in the direction of more sustainable pavements.

Projects

More PMB in Drammen

Nynas depot in Drammen has expanded PMB capacity in place.

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Webinar on biogenic material in PMB

Nynas invites you to a webinar on 16 September 2021 on why using biogenic material to produce PMB is the most responsible choice.

More information and registration here


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