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    EAPA Visiting the 3rd Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey

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    After the 9th EAPA Symposium 2015 in Istanbul, a technical tour was arranged to the construction site of the 3rd Bosporus Bridge at the northern part of Istanbul called Marmara region. This region is densely populated and economically developed where decrease in the road service capacity inherits the economic activities and results in loss of time, work force and money. For the construction of the bridge a Public Private Partnership system with Built-Operate and Transfer Method…

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    Meeting with MEP Dr. Dieter-L. Koch

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    On 3rd March 2015 Egbert Beuving and Carsten Karcher of EAPA had a meeting with the Member of European Parliament (MEP) Dr. Dieter-L. Koch, Vice-chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) in Brussels.

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    Discover the Asphalt Advantages

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    EAPA and Eurobitume launch new website AsphaltAdvantages.com As you all know EAPA and Eurobitume created a Task Force on Providing Evidence Asphalt Advantages to promote the advantages of asphalt pavements and demonstrate that asphalt is the material of choice. In a first step on a five years promoting campaign a new online website platform www.asphaltadvantages.com was created.

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    Four new Associate Members

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    Four new Associate Members Recently ABZ-1, infraTest, Vögele and Arizona Chemical joined EAPA as Associate member. ABZ-1 Group is a construction company in civil engineering and they are producing and paving asphalt. They are located in the Saint Petersburg area of Russia. They are one of the biggest construction companies in that region and have more than 1,000 employees.

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    EAPA 40 years

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    In June EAPA members celebrated the 40th Anniversary of EAPA during the EAPA General Council Assembly 2013 which was held in Tallinn. During this event there were several speeches.

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    Speech of Jean-Louis Marchand

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    On 28 – 30 August 2013 the 8th Mexican Asphalt Congress was held in Cancun, Mexico. During this congress EAPA president Jean-Louis Marchand gave a speech addressing trending topics for the bitumen and asphalt industry in Europe.

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    Breakfast Briefing in the European Parliament

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    On 27th June 2013 the European Construction Forum (ECF) had a Breakfast Briefing in the European Parliament which was hosted by Reinhard Bütikofer, MEP (see picture). Representatives of the members of the ECF (including EAPA as being member of the EFC) had a one hour of discussion regarding the Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee (EECE) on the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council – “Strategy for the sustainable competitiveness…

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    Two new Associate Members

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    Recently BTC-Europe and Genan joined EAPA as Associate member. BTC-Europe is producing and selling polymers for the asphalt industry. Their products (called ButonalR) are used in both hot mix asphalt and asphalt emulsion applications globally.

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    EAPA’s Asphalt in Figures 2012 is now available

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    EAPA’s Asphalt in Figures 2012 is now available The European asphalt production figures of 2012 are now available. Next to the production figures of the European countries you will also find many other data like application data, the use of binders, asphalt mixture types used in surface layers, the use of Warm Mix Asphalt, recycling data, the number of asphalt producing companies and the number of asphalt plants in Europe.

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    EAPA’s Asphalt in Figures 2011 is now available

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    The European asphalt production figures of 2011 are now available. Next to the production figures of the European countries you will also find many other data like application data, the use of binders, asphalt mixture types used in surface layers, the use of Warm Mix Asphalt, recycling data, the number of asphalt producing companies and the number of asphalt plants in Europe.

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