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Oct 18, 2019
Shell Bitumen has entered into a partnership with Tiki Tar Industries to sell bitumen to customers in the pavement sector, including national and state highways, airport runways and village roads in India.
Mar 19, 2019
Shell has launched a new bitumen product that can help reduce the impact of asphalt production and paving on local air quality. Shell Bitumen FreshAir has been shown to help reduce emissions of specific gases and particulates from asphalt mixtures during production and paving by an average of 40%1 when compared to conventional bitumen.
Feb 14, 2019
With the global growth in transport, there is greater demand for the infrastructure sector to deliver cleaner paving solutions, from roads to runways. Asphalt, one of the world’s most recycled materials1, has been exemplary in demonstrating the circular economy in action. The increasing interest in asphalt recycling and the use of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) is rooted in benefits that are well-documented. In addition to reducing construction costs, recycling asphalt can also help to conserve resources.
Feb 5, 2019
Petroleum giant is the only bitumen supplier in the country with local manufacturing capability
Dec 19, 2018
The Cologne ring-road system is an endurance test dreaded amongst motorists – since the busiest section of motorway in Germany lies between the A1, A3 and A4, with a high risk of congestion.
Dec 10, 2018
Road maintenance is an ever-increasing need around the world due to ageing, traffic load and existing road infrastructure.
Nov 14, 2018
In October 2018, China officially opened the landmark Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, one of the most technically-complicated structures in the country’s bridge-building history and the world’s longest man-made sea crossing.
Nov 2, 2018
The Latschau reservoir is a hub for the hydroelectric power facilities of Vorarlberger Illwerke at Montafon in western Austria. The sealing of the reservoir has now been refurbished with Shell Bitumen RC 70/100 so that it can contribute to sustainable power generation in the future as well.
Oct 22, 2018
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is the world’s longest sea crossing. It spans 55 kilometres of water and is designed to withstand typhoons as well as soaring temperatures.
Sep 10, 2018
This past July, Shell Bitumen presented its Shell Mexphalte C binder for coloured asphalt tunnel at the Make the Future Live annual festival in London. Make the Future Live is a space for some of the smartest thinkers and most curious minds that attracts students, entrepreneurs and industries to explore what a lower-carbon energy future might look like.
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