26Apr

BituChem Re-Brand Reaches its First Year!

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The new and improved BituChem & NatraTex branding celebrates it's first year.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

08Jan

Highway Repairs for Winter Roads

Highway repairs during the winter tend to be reactive. Often caused by a spell of bad weather, snow, flooding, storm damage or burst water mains. The additional stresses to the highway surfacing combined with more road journeys lead to defects.

18Dec

Road Emulsion Provides Efficient Solutions

Road emulsion provides a cost-effective way of maintaining streets and highways. Adding and restoring a new layer of surfacing prolongs the life of the road. It prevents the need for more invasive and disruptive reconstruction.

27Nov

Highway Surfacing for Winter Conditions

The clocks have changed, and Autumn is starting to give way to Winter. With it comes colder temperatures and more pressures on our roads.

15Nov

Road Surfacing Products for Reactive and Planned Repairs

Road maintenance is divided into two categories; those that are pre-planned and those that are reactive. BituChem supply products for both types of road surfacing.