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The E&E Congress, which took place recently in Prague, included a technical programme, which consisted of over 250 papers. The Poster Session held during the conference attracted many interested visitors.
Above we see Jenny-Ann Östlund, Nynas, discussing the research paper ’Production and durability of cold mix asphalt’ (co-author Roger Lundberg, NCC Roads, Torbjörn Jacobson, Trafikverket, and Per Redelius, Nynas) with a Congress attendee.
Cold mix technology is shown to be a sustainable option that can be used to produce roads with a high durability over time.
The long-term durability of polymer modified bitumen in bridge deck pavements has been the focus of research by Nynas experts Xiaohu Lu, Bengt Sandman, Henrik Arnerdal and Helene Odelius.
‘The effect of binder composition and properties on the water sensitivity of asphalt mixtures’ by Ian Martin Lancaster and Ian Michael Lancaster of Nynas compares two standard methods frequently used in the UK to determine asphalt’s resistance to the effects of water.
The Board of Nynas AB has now appointed Bo Askvik as President and CEO of Nynas on a continuing basis with immediate effect.Read more about Bo Askvik appointed President and CEO of Nynas
Creosote is a category of carbonaceous chemicals that has been used as a wood preservative since the 19th century. However, as it is a toxic and carcinogenic substance, there are good reasons to look for other options.Read more about NYTEX® black oils – a safe alternative to creosote in wood treatment
The lack of funding for road maintenance is a growing problem in Europe. Wide-ranging initiatives are now required in order to avoid further deterioration.Read more about Talking point: Road maintenance, a European challenge