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19/02/2021 11:29

Bitumen Matters No. 1 2021

 

Tough demands on durability

To withstand the loads from heavy vehicles and containers, Piteå Port & Hub in Northern Sweden opted for a polymer modified binder for paving the most heavily used parts of the new port area.

Some other highlights in this issue of Bitumen Matters:

Full speed ahead

After a challenging 2020, Nynas is emerging as a  stronger company, not only financially, but also in terms of production and feedstock supplies.

Minimising the risk of boil-over

When water comes into contact with hot bitumen, a powerful reaction occurs. This is because when water is heated to the temperature of the bitumen, it vaporises and expands.

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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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A new refinery landscape

The overall impact of IMO 2020, Covid-19 and the closure of outdated refineries has increased the benefit of bitumen expertise and specialisation. The question is who will produce bitumen in the future?

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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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