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Shell Paves Lanzhou Airport Expressway, Ready to Support China’s Infrastructure Boom

11 Aug 2015

Shell Bitumen has completed the resurfacing of Lanzhou’s airport expressway, connecting Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport to the city centre, almost 70 kilometres away. The newly built expressway was formally launched on 2 July 2015, after a successful onsite inspection by a 100-member contingent from the Gansu Expressway Bureau, led by the Deputy Director of the Gansu Communications Department, as well as road bureau directors from14 cities in Gansu province and engineering experts in June 2015.

Shell Wins International Award for Bitumen Odour-Reducing Product

07 Jul 2015

Shell Bitumen has been named the winner of the 2015 Global Road Achievement Awards (GRAA) by the International Road Federation (IRF) in the research category for its bitumen odour-neutralising product, Shell Bitufresh. The selection was made by an independent, international panel of judges with expertise across major road and highway disciplines.

Shell publishes sixth edition of bitumen handbook

16 Feb 2015

Shell has once again demonstrated its commitment and leadership in bitumen technology by publishing a sixth edition of the Shell Bitumen Handbook. The handbook is considered by many in the industry as the definitive guide to asphalt paving technology. Today, it is used as a key reference by contractors and civil engineers around the world.

Shell Bitumen lays ground for growth in Indonesia

09 Feb 2015

In 2011, the Indonesian government set up its Master Plan for Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesia Economic Development (MP3EI) which included the establishment of reliable infrastructure to support the increased activity associated with the rapid urbanisation in Indonesia.

Six years on, Singapore’s signature Formula One™ street circuit continues to deliver

08 Sep 2014

When the agreement to host a Formula One (F1) race in Singapore was signed in 2007, questions arose on how the small city-state would pull off a night-time street circuit race in the heart of downtown Singapore. The challenges included making sure that the street circuit would be able to withstand the intense speed and pressure F1 cars running at over 300kmh generate on the track; as well as Singapore’s varied climate and temperature.

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