Bitumen price rises causing chaos


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

Armstrong achieves asphalt diploma


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


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

New bitumen terminal to open in London


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

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