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24/11/2021 14:02

Bitumen Matters No. 3 2021


Landing surface fit for presidents

Teaming up around tightly scheduled works to upgrade the runway taxiways and apron at Cornwall Newquay Airport, Aggregate Industries and Nynas had to overcome challenging logistical issues. A close working partnership between them saw the project safely landed on time.

Some other highlights in this issue of Bitumen Matters:

Longer useful life with no added footprint

Over a number of years Nynas has investigated the feasibility of incorporating renewable material containing biogenic carbon into binders in order to achieve a lower carbon footprint.

Motorcenter Norway

There are particularly strict requirements for both the quality and application of the asphalt for these kinds of special facilities.

Talking Point

“The complex interactions between the different aspects of sustainability challenge the road construction industry”.

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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The overall impact of IMO 2020, Covid-19 and the closure of outdated refineries has increased the benefit of bitumen expertise and specialisation.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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