Surfacing for the UK Highway Maintenance Market
25Aug

Surfacing for the UK Highway Maintenance Market

The highway maintenance market in practice mainly operates nocturnally. This is to avoid peak traffic times and minimise disruption to the day to day life and business of a region. BituChem supplies a full range of road repair products.

Summer is Road Surfacing Season
15Aug

Summer is Road Surfacing Season

Contractors and local authorities are busy carrying out essential maintenance and road surfacing during the summer.

Pavement Preservation Saves Road Repairs
08Jul

Pavement Preservation Saves Road Repairs

Pavement preservation is all about maximising resources to keep roads in optimum working order in a climate of increased traffic and ever tighter budgets and BituChem has the solutions.

Sealing Roads Against Unseasonal Weather
27Jun

Sealing Roads Against Unseasonal Weather

This June has been one of the wettest on record highlighting the importance of sealing roads, Bituchem explains more...

How is Climate Change Damaging Roads?
13Jun

How is Climate Change Damaging Roads?

Climate change is a topic which cannot be ignored and with good reason. We look at how this phenomenon is damaging our road systems and how to repair them.

Make BituChem Part of Your Road Asset Management Plan
11Jun

Make BituChem Part of Your Road Asset Management Plan

The largest and most visible community asset for which Councils up and down the country hold responsibility for is the highway infrastructure. Having a reliable supply of high quality materials to protect road surfaces and prolong their life is essential within a road asset management plan.

The Importance of Road Maintenance
23Apr

The Importance of Road Maintenance

Road infrastructure is a very important public asset. A society relies on a good road system as the basis to access jobs, health care, education and social connections. It's a crucial element in the development of communities locally and a country’s economic growth nationally and globally.

Road Sealing, why is it Important?
12Mar

Road Sealing, why is it Important?

Road sealing is essential to protect the joints where sections of surfacing meet. Larger areas can also be treated and defended to improve the longevity of road surfacing once installed.

Road Structure and Anatomy
22Feb

Road Structure and Anatomy

Road structure is not something most drivers consider when travelling along a motorway or A Road. Beneath your wheels and tyres is a complex system of engineering which rivals that of any architecture and machinery.

Pothole Repair Solutions for National Pothole Day
15Jan

Pothole Repair Solutions for National Pothole Day

Pothole repair is a hot topic in January, as this month sees the annual National Pothole Day. The condition of the UK’s roads and highways is brought into focus. Across social media and the press road users vent their frustration at the consequences of a collision with this type of surface defect.