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  • 03/12/2021 15:37

    Even though many successful road projects have been completed in Western Europe in recent years, the durability and availability of the road infrastructure needs to be improved.

  • 03/12/2021 11:13

    For three decades, Nynas has contributed to an increased understanding of bitumen quality and supported the development of Estonian road infrastructure.

  • 02/12/2021 14:19

    Regular training is the basis of all safety work. Only then is it possible to act both quickly and correctly if an accident actually occurs.

  • 01/12/2021 12:00

    Over ten years in the making, the Welsh Government’s new surface course specification centres around stone mastic asphalt (SMA) and hopes to significantly increase the service life of the road surface materials.

  • 30/11/2021 14:48

    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.

  • 29/11/2021 11:27

    Digitalisation is making inroads in the asphalt industry. The latest Eurasphalt & Eurobitume (E&E) Congress was held virtually in June. It was a success, but the next E&E event will allow industry stakeholders to meet face-to-face.

  • 24/11/2021 15:19

    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.

  • 10/09/2021 15:28

    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.

  • 16/08/2021 11:17

    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.

  • 29/06/2021 14:26

    The overall impact of IMO 2020, Covid-19 and the closure of outdated refineries has increased the benefit of bitumen expertise and specialisation.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

  • 29/06/2021 11:04

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

  • 28/06/2021 14:22

    The durability of bitumen is the focus for a ground-breaking collaboration between Nynas and the French road construction specialist Colas. Rheological testing of age induced cracking takes centre stage.

  • 28/06/2021 12:05

    Since 2014, Nynas has had a laboratory at the University of Antwerp. This January the equipment was augmented with a new, advanced rheometer. This makes it possible to conduct all standard rheological tests in a temperature range from -30°C to 200°C. The new rheometer also has an especially high torque, which means that it can exert a high stress on the sample.

  • 24/06/2021 10:49

    The pavement system for a new bridge includes both asphalt andwaterproofing. This makes major demands of quality awarenessand the ability to coordinate different technologies.

  • 26/05/2021 15:13

    Three leading industry representatives talk about their expectations of the E&E Congress, which for the first time is being held digitally this year.

  • 26/05/2021 12:40

    The pavement system for a new bridge includes both asphalt and waterproofing. This makes major demands of quality awareness and the ability to coordinate different technologies.

  • 10/03/2021 11:55

    An international benchmark study highlights the road industry’s role in the transformation of road infrastructure and the development of new mobility.

  • 04/03/2021 15:39

    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.

  • 04/03/2021 14:50

    The global Norwegian industrial group Yara International is the first in the world to use a totally electric container ship in commercial operation. To make the transition from land to sea transport, a new quay facility is being built.

  • 26/02/2021 16:09

    On 27 November 2020, after 46 days and 8,000 activities with no accidents and not one single person being infected with COVID-19, a turnaround was completed at the Nynas refinery in Harburg.

In Bitumen Matters we feature interviews with industry stakeholders, descriptions of recent bitumen-related projects, best practice, news from the bitumen research field and issues related to safe handling of bitumen and sustainable development among many other topics.

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