The Älvsborg Bridge spans the estuary of the Göta Älv river at the entrance to Gothenburg and the biggest port in Scandinavia. The bridge, officially opened in 1966, has a total length of 930 m and a suspended span of 418 m. To guarantee the bridge's functionality and extend its useful life, extensive maintenance work has been under way since 2019, the third and final stage being completed this summer.
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.
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.
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.
As vaccination rates increase, it is once more possible to start meeting up again out at the production plants, of course in accordance with official recommendations. On one of the hottest days of the summer, Fredrik Andersson, the person responsible for Nynas sales of bitumen in Northern Sweden, visited Skanska’s asphalt plant in Sundsvall. There he met Production Manager Viktor Petersson to discuss future deliveries, safety when handling bitumen and ongoing road projects.
The plant, which was officially opened in 2016, is one of the biggest in Northern Sweden with a production capacity of 240 tonnes per hour and the facility to manufacture both low-temperature asphalt and mixes that contains a significant proportion of reclaimed asphalt. This autumn, Nynas will be supplying the plant with bitumen to be used in the production of asphalt for various Skanska projects in the region.
For three decades, Nynas has contributed to an increased understanding of bitumen quality and supported the development of Estonian road infrastructure.
Johan Andersson is appointed Vice President Group Strategy & Sustainable Development in Nynas. The combined position marks Nynas intensified ambitions.
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.
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.
Using cold recycling technology developed in-house, Aggregate Industries has taken a major step in the direction of more sustainable pavements.
Nynas depot in Drammen has expanded PMB capacity in place.
Skanska has been renovating large parts of the runway at Göteborg Landvetter Airport. They chose the polymer modified bitumen Nynas Endura Z3 to ensure the highest quality.