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Bitumen price rises causing chaos

08/03/2012

The rising price of bitumen is putting highways specialists out of business.

Armstrong achieves asphalt diploma

09/04/2013

A laboratory manager from bitumen specialist Nynas is the company’s first employee to complete a diploma in asphalt technology.

FM Conway to import bitumen at Kent site

06/06/2013

FM Conway is set to import bitumen at its Imperial Wharf site in Gravesend, Kent.

New bitumen terminal to open in London

23/05/2014

A new bitumen distribution centre that will serve the highways industry is set to open in London next year.

FM Conway importing and supplying bitumen from new Thames terminal

09/09/2014

FM Conway has started to import and supply bitumen from its new Imperial Wharf site in Gravesend, Kent.

New bitumen facility to open in 2016

05/12/2014

Total has demonstrated its commitment to the highways supply chain after joining forces with Vopak to build new bitumen import facilities near London.

Sixth edition of bitumen handbook published by Shell

16/02/2015

A new handbook that is considered to be the definitive guide to asphalt paving technology has been released by Shell.

FM Conway to supply Nynas with bitumen in the south east

15/04/2015

FM Conway has signed a deal to supply Nynas – the UK’s leading provider of bitumen binder – with the material from its recently built Imperial Wharf terminal in Gravesend, Kent.

Shell commits to long-term European bitumen supply

18/07/2016

Shell is committing to the long-term supply of bitumen in Europe by increasing its supply capabilities at its Pernis refinery near Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

The Big Interview: Calm at the centre of innovation

02/03/2018

Dominic Browne talks to FM Conway’s David Smith about the intelligence and research behind the scenes that is keeping the firm at the vanguard of the sector.

The Long Read: Closing the testing gap

08/03/2018

To mark National Pothole day, David Smith, development director at FM Conway, looks at how material testing that simulates real-world conditions will support the sector to deliver a road network that’s fit for the 21st century.

Total innovations in bitumen technology

13/03/2018

Gary Schofield and Rick Ashton of Total Bitumen presented two papers at the 17th Annual International Conference on Asphalt, Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure last month at Sensor City, Liverpool.

Total Bitumen's six pillars of strength

16/05/2018

Total Bitumen has celebrated major advances recently. Highways reports on the sustainable foundations that keep this giant’s feet firmly on the ground while it helps take the whole sector forward.

Largest quarry exhibition to feature bitumen showcase

21/06/2018

The world’s largest working quarry exhibition at Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, will feature Total Lubricants and Total Bitumen showcasing a range of latest products suitable for road, construction and industrial applications.

Exclusive: Shell trialling bitumen testing App

24/06/2019

Shell has developed a rapid bitumen testing device that can be used for the prediction of multiple rheological test data including penetration, softening point, dynamic viscosity, from a small sample.

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