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Bitumen for paving applications

19/02/2021 11:45

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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Further reading

Talking point: Road infrastructure in North-Western Europe

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.

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30 years in Tallinn

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

Read more about 30 years in Tallinn

Knowledge saves lives

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.

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