New edition of Bitume Info published

France |

The April 2020 issue (#37) of Eurobitume France’s French-language magazine, Bitume Info, has just been published in French and is available to download here.

Of interest to anyone involved with the bitumen industry, Bitume Info No. 37 includes a broad mix of topical articles including:

  • An editorial highlighting Eurobitume’s safety and sustainability priorities, by the Director of Eurobitume France, Jean-Michel Michou
  • An interview with Jean-François Balaÿ, President of the Bureau de Normalisation du Pétrole, who spoke about the activities and challenges of standardisation and how 2020 will be an important year in this regard
  • Innovative asphalt recycling solutions, including worksites in France and Switzerland with up to 100% recycled asphalt in motorways and airport runways
  • Interview with former airline pilot Eric Chiabo, who is a project manager for Vinci Airports and works on infrastructure projects
  • Article describing how the 3rd edition of Eurobitume’s Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) provides LCI data for the paving grade bitumens most widely used in Europe
  • Bitumen advantages: Mastic asphalt - summary of why this is a topical sealing solution for art structures
  • Eurobitume’s latest Technical Information Sheet on the Penetration Test
  • HSE section about how to prevent boil over risk

To view or download a PDF of the latest issue of French-language bitumen industry magazine Bitume Info, click here.