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Bitumen gets a new specification

18 Aug

After a comprehensive review and consultation process, the Australian Standard AS 2008–2013 Bitumen for pavements was published on 18th November, 2013. This is the fourth iteration of the standard, with the original published as AS A10 in 1938 and the most recent version of the standard published in 1997. Many of the changes implemented in the updated specification reflect the evolving bitumen supply situation in Australia. The advent...

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Bitumen Burns Card

18 Aug

Bitumen burns do not occur very often – however, when they do, they can present a significant risk due to the high temperature of the bitumen and its thick, sticky nature. Many people in the industry are still unsure about how to respond if there’s an accident involving a bitumen burn and even some medical professionals are unaware of the appropriate treatment procedures. In a move to...

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