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Asphalt

02 June 2008 | Asphalt
Late last year Colas UK brought its French parent company’s innovative agricultural waste derived asphalt binder to the UK to ride the wave of sustainable construction. MQR chatted to UK...
Tagged in: Colas
02 June 2008 | Asphalt
As you read this, work has just started on a scheme to reconstruct 480metres of carriageway on the A45 near Prior Deram Walk in Coventry. The Tarmac National Contracting project using its FoamMaster...
Tagged in: TarmacFoamMaster
02 June 2008 | Asphalt
In conjunction with the University of Dundee and Nynas, Scottish local authority contractor Tayside Contracts has launched a new product to maintain the country’s roads it says could lead to an...
02 June 2008 | Asphalt
Ever rising fuel prices and the drive to lower carbon dioxide emissions is leading to cost reduction and environmental awareness walking hand-in-hand. One area this comes to the fore is in road-...
02 January 2008 | Asphalt
Colas have been furthering the use of more productive and durable materials for surfacing runways on the island of Tiree and attracting wide interest from the UK airfields sectorAirport operators...
Tagged in: Colas
02 January 2008 | Asphalt
Regular maintenance and adherence to some basic rules should be enough to ensure that bitumen is safely stored at quarries and roadstone facilities. Ian Lancaster and Paul Lamb of Nynas Bitumen...
02 January 2008 | Asphalt
An introduction to the new European Standards and PD document, and their application in the UKBy John B-Bullock, Aggregate Industries (technical Manager - Yeoman Asphalt)In the UK, the new European...
01 June 2007 | Asphalt
New recommendations from the Refined Bitumen Associaton meant an adjustment to bitumen deliveries for Long Products in Rye. Siemens worked with the RBA on the study and in designing a solution. Rye...
Tagged in: SiemensRBA
02 April 2007 | Asphalt
“If you want the fame and the gain then you have to take the pain.” Worthy of a sporting motivational quote, this is the simple leadership wisdom of one of aggregates’ most...
Tagged in: Ennstone
01 January 2007 | Asphalt
At a certain time each year the subject of potholed roads exercises the minds of those on news desks around the country. Headlines screaming horror about the nation’s crumbling roads’ do not come...
01 January 2007 | Asphalt
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. Neil Turner, technical...
01 January 2007 | Asphalt
The bitumen market and the requirements of bitumen customers are changing, and the industry must adapt to meet its customers’ future requirements. One such requirement is the closing of the materials...
Tagged in: bitumenBP Bitumen
01 January 2007 | Asphalt
Increasing pressure from legislation and ‘environmental reputation’ is causing local government to look increasingly closely at environmentally friendly options for pavement construction and...
01 January 2007 | Asphalt
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, in...
Tagged in: bitumenCormac
01 January 2007 | Asphalt
Sumburgh Airport in the Shetlands becomes the first UK airfield to benefit from Colas’s European airport surfacing materialsBy Carl Fergusson, business manager – Airfields Division, Colas Ltd, and...
Tagged in: Colas

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