Volatile and unpredictable increases in bitumen costs should be acknowledged in highways contracts, say Tarmac
NYNAS UK AB have concluded an agreement for the long-term supply of bitumen to Aggregate Industries.
Producing asphalt at lower temperatures has become an important aim of material suppliers and Shell Bitumen think they have the solution – a ‘warm blend’ of bitumen binders
At a time when ‘saving the planet’ is high on the agenda, the use of environmentally friendly alternatives as bitumen modifiers is becoming an increasingly popular option.
The bitumen market and the requirements of bitumen customers are changing, and the industry must adapt to meet its customers’ future requirements.
Increasing pressure from legislation and ‘environmental reputation’ is causing local government to look increasingly closely at environmentally friendly options for pavement construction and...
The quarrying industry has traditionally been a large user of energy and consequently management is constantly targeting areas of high-energy consumption, in particular asphalt and coating plants...
BP lift bitumen industry standards to new heights