Why Using High Grade Bitumen is Important

Crude oil is a very useful resource. Not only does it provide us with fuel in the form of petroleum, but it also provides us with an extremely usef...

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How is Artificial Bitumen Created?

We’ve previously discussed where bitumen comes from. In that article, we talked about the places where bitumen ca...

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Where Does Bitumen Come From?

Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a naturally occurring material, similar to crude petroleum. Like petroleum, asph...

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Road Surfacing: What’s the Difference Between Tarmac, Bitumen, and Asphalt?

Naturally, we often make reference to Bitumen, Tarmac and Asphalt on our website — road surfacing and highway rep...

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Why Highway Repair is Important

Modern society is incredibly reliant on the road system. This has been true since the first roads were developed, b...

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How Is Bitumen Graded?

It’s important for bitumen to be graded before it can be used in a construction project. This grade is primarily ...

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Where Do Potholes Come From?

Potholes are notoriously common. As a result, pothole repair is a considerable part of highway and road preservation. According to a 2016 report fr...

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What are spray tankers used for?

Spray tankers are a type of HGV commonly used to apply surface dressing binder and bond coat in the course of

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Can asphalt be laid in cold weather?

While the weather can be unpredictable (particularly here in the UK), there are optimum times of the year for laying asphalt and other forms of hig...

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How do you report a pothole?

Potholes and surface defects on roads are a big problem in the UK. Not only do they look unsightly, they also pose a real safety hazard to road use...

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