Upgrading Germany’s A3 motorway with Shell Cariphalte OPA

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. 

How to maintain a city road by day and Formula 1 track by night

Dec 10, 2018

Road maintenance is an ever-increasing need around the world due to ageing, traffic load and existing road infrastructure.

Shell provides bitumen solutions and technical expertise for world’s longest man-made sea crossing

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.

Shell Bitumen contributes to environmentally-friendly energy production at Latschau reservoir

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.

A bridge to China’s future

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.

Make the Future with Coloured Asphalt

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.

Prepare our roads for a changing world

Jun 8, 2018

PPRS Congress 2018 closing ceremony speech by John Read, General Manager Specialties Technology at Shell Bitumen.

Celebrating 50 years of Shell Cariphalte

Apr 30, 2018

For the past century, innovation has been at the heart of what we do in the bitumen business. There have been many milestones along the way and in 2018 we celebrate an important anniversary. More than 50 years ago, we carried out the first trials on sequenced co-polymers for roadway applications, and went on to officially trademarked Shell Cariphalte in 1972.