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    Two new Associate Members

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    Recently Caterpillar Paving Products Inc. and Volvo Construction Equipment joined EAPA as Associate member. Caterpillar is manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

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    Speech of Minister of Transport and Communications

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    Speech of Turkish Minister of Transport and Communications: Mr. Binali YILDIRIM is now on-line During the 5th E&E Congress that was held from 13 to 15 June in Istanbul the Turkish Minister of Transport and Communications: Mr. Binali YILDIRIM gave an excellent speech during the Opening session of the Congress. He explained the importance of roads in a globalised and changing world. ““Roads” are civilization, culture; they are our voyage, economy, history, love, meetings and…

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    New Associate Members in 2nd quarter 2012

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    In the 2nd quarter of 2012 the companies MWV (MeadWestvaco) and Benninghoven joined EAPA as Associate member: MWV Specialty Chemicals Division has over 50 years of experience and is dealing with the development and the delivery of high-performance chemical products and technologies for the global paving industry. They have a complete line of bitumen emulsifiers, additives and additives for the production of Warm Mix Asphalt.

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    IARC issues Health Classification for Occupational Exposures during Road Paving

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    The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), based in Lyon, France, issued a statement on 20 October assigning occupational exposures to straight-run bitumens and their emissions during road paving a Group 2B (“possibly carcinogenic to humans”) classification. This Group 2B classification puts road paving in the same category as numerous exposures, including cell phones and coffee.

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    The Asphalt Paving Industry: A Global Perspective

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    NAPA and EAPA have published the Second Edition of The Asphalt Paving Industry: A Global Perspective. This joint publication gives the reader an overview of the world’s asphalt pavement industry. It provides a description of the industry, its scope, and its economic impact. The document includes chemical and physical data about asphalt pavement material, describes asphalt mixing plants and explains how transport and placement of asphalt mixes is accomplished. In addition, it discusses bitumen fume exposure…

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    EAPA participated in the FP7 TRANSPORT INFORMATION DAYS

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    FP7 TRANSPORT INFORMATION DAYS 2010 were held on 22-23 July 2010 in Brussels. It was organized to support the next round of calls proposals under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7), which was, published end July 2010. The aim of the two-day event was to inform potential researchers about FP7 and the new Transport Calls for Proposals under the ‘Co-operation’ Programme.

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