oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Continuous efforts made to improve bitumen and asphalt

Volume 5, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Alistair Gilmour, vice-president of Eurobitume, talked about the importance of global debates that move this industry forward. On the subject of road surfacing, Mr Gilmour said that significant efforts are being made all the time to improve performance, bearing capacity, safety, noise and driving comfort by: Increased use of modified binders Improved selection of binders, aggregates and fillers Improved road design In porous asphalt, higher levels of porosity (up to 30 per cent or more in the future) and the introduction of the double layer concept

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