Punt Val Mulinaun, Switzerland

High-quality waterproofing of a bridge is generally carried out using mastic asphalt. This is all the more true if there are increased stresses due to climatic conditions or traffic loads. One example is the Punt-Val-Mulinaun arch bridge on the Oberalpstrasse H19 in Graubünden, Switzerland.

This construction was completed in 2017 and is situated more than 1 000 m above sea level. The company Aeschlimann AG uses project-specific construction systems for the waterproofing; in this case, the bridge pavement consists of 3 layers of mastic asphalt MA 11.

The application work was rail-guided in order to create an even and homogeneous surface. Part of the concept for a durable bridge pavement is the use of Nynas Endura N5, a specially developed Premium PMB, that delivers an optimal balance between workability and resistance to permanent deformations in the asphalt.

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Nynas appoints Vice President Group Strategy & Sustainable Development

Johan Andersson is appointed Vice President Group Strategy & Sustainable Development in Nynas. The combined position marks Nynas intensified ambitions.

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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.

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bitumen will require more and more specialisation 

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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