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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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    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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