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Press Releases

  • Brussels, March 2014 – Carl Robertus from BP was elected President of Eurobitume, the European Bitumen Association, at the association’s AGM on 19 March in Brussels. At the same meeting, Nynas’ Siobhan McKelvey was elected Vice President.

    Previously Eurobitume Vice President, Carl Robertus took over from former President Jim Christie of Nynas, who stepped down at the AGM. New Vice President Siobhan McKelvey replaced Carl Robertus.

  • Brussels, September 2012 – Aimé Xhonneux has taken up the position of Director General at Eurobitume, the European Association of Bitumen Producers -

  • More detail on the IARC Monograph Volume 103 evaluation of occupational exposures to bitumen and bitumen emissions has been published in The Lancet, December 2011 and online by IARC (17 May 2013).

    Updated following May 2013 publication of Monograph 103 - Bitumens and Bitumen Emissions, and Some N- and S-Heterocyclic Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.


Press Pack

  • The European bitumen industry (EU 27) produces approximately 20 million tonnes each year for use in the manufacture of road materials and a wide variety of specialist building and industrial products.

  • Here are brief biographies for the Eurobitume President, Vice President, Director General and Technical Director.

  • Eurobitume (European Bitumen Association aisbl) is registered in Belgium and based in Brussels.

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