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  • 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.

  • 26.02.2021 15:38

    The Finish road network has a total length of 454,000 km. The State-maintained section – 78,000 km – consists of main roads class I and II, motorways and regional and connecting roads. In 2019, approximately 1,800 km of the State-maintained road network were repaved.

  • 26.02.2021 15:27

    Although a lot of surface dressing work as well as other roadworks were cancelled during the UK lockdown, one Nynas customer, Hazell & Jefferies Ltd of Oxford, were able to convince their clients that they could keep working safely under the tight restrictions.

  • 25.02.2021 16:28

    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.

  • 25.02.2021 16:24

    One important factor in the development of the roads of the future is the requirement for reduced CO2 emissions, especially from heavy goods vehicles (HGV). According to consultancy firm WSP, it could be possible for two thirds of HGV transport activities in Sweden to take place on electric road systems by 2030.

  • 22.02.2021 10:42

    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.

  • 19.02.2021 11:45

    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.

  • 26.10.2020 09:59

    It is an overarching objective for Nynas to minimise the impact of its products on health, safety and the environment. Playing a key role in this work is Product HSE.

  • 23.10.2020 11:21

    The most modern racing circuit in the Nordic region is now ready to host both Formula 1 and MotoGP events. We have paid a visit to the Finnish championship circuit KymiRing.

  • 22.10.2020 13:47

    The most modern racing circuit in the Nordic region is now ready to host both Formula 1 and MotoGP events. We have paid a visit to the Finnish championship circuit KymiRing.

  • 13.05.2020 14:16

    The reuse of asphalt is one area where the bitumen and asphalt industries contribute to a more sustainable utilisation of our natural resources.

  • 13.05.2020 11:13

    Playing a key part of the supply chain for a huge road project in England, Nynas delivered more than 20,000 tons of bitumen in time-critical batches, helping to complete the work well ahead of schedule.

  • 08.05.2020 15:02

    Playing a key part of the supply chain for a huge road project in England, Nynas delivered more than 20,000 tons of bitumen in time-critical batches, helping to complete the work well ahead of schedule.

  • 12.11.2019 15:02

    ‘Get home safely’ was the subject of this autumn's Aggregate Industries Safety Events.

  • 15.10.2019 11:17

    A number of initiatives are needed to attract new groups and in general to increase diversity in the industry. There is otherwise the risk of a serious skills shortage in the future.

  • 15.10.2019 10:17

    A new prediction tool for asphalt deformation, enabled Nynas to quantify the benefit of using polymer modified bitumen (PMB) in asphalt pavements. A reduced rutting rate means less maintenance.

  • 11.10.2019 15:12

    As traffic volumes increase, efforts are required in order to improve the work environment of road workers.

  • 09.10.2019 15:59

    Skanska has been renovating large parts of the runway at Göteborg Landvetter Airport. Bitumen Matters was there to experience an intensive night of work as renovations progressed.

  • 09.10.2019 11:21

    Skanska has been renovating large parts of the runway at Göteborg Landvetter Airport. Bitumen Matters was there to experience an intensive night of work as renovations progressed.

  • 29.03.2019 11:04

    The upgrading and maintenance of road networks are effective tools for countries wishing to improve their competitiveness. Roberto Crotti from the World Economic Forum explains why.