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The Bitumen Industry – A Global Perspective

The Bitumen Industry – A Global Perspective

A description of bitumen manufacturing, production, chemistry, use, specifications and occupational exposure.

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This reference document on bitumen is a joint Eurobitume and Asphalt Institute (AI) publication and is the result of a productive collaboration between members of both organisations.

The 4th edition of A Global Perspective provides an excellent overview of the bitumen manufacturing industry and includes important additions and updates including:

  • A new chapter (8) on Sustainability
  • Revised chapters 6 and 7 – now ‘Bitumen emissions to air’ and ‘Safety and environment’
  • Updated section on Manufacturing
  • References to state-of-the-art research, recent publications and the latest data
  • Updated and new Appendices

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