Rosneft Bitumen held a conference on road construction in Ufa

December 2018

Rosneft Bitumen, together with its official distributor EnergoVector, held a conference for customers on “Quality of bitumen materials - the basis of road durability” on road construction issues.

The conference was attended by over 70 representatives of road-building companies and regional road administrations of the Republic of Bashkortostan and the Udmurt Republic, Kurgan, Orenburg, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk and Ivanovo regions, the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug and the Yamal-Nenets.

During the event, issues of cooperation with road organizations were discussed, aimed at meeting the needs of the republics and regions in high-quality bitumen materials.

Representatives of Rosneft Bitumen presented a product offer of bitumen materials which includes 13 product lines for road construction composed of more than 50 grades of bitumen binders. In order to increase the service life and durability of asphalt concrete pavements, the following special bitumen materials were proposed: Alfabit Aero PBB, Alfabit Most PBB, modified polymer bitumen at the reference station Avtodor and PG brand according to PGN 85-2016 with a wide temperature range of operation.

In addition, representatives of Rosneft Bitumen talked about the technical support for the sale of bitumen materials throughout its life cycle, ranging from the selection of a brand of binder to its placement as part of an asphalt concrete mix. A wide range of technical services of the company supports customers and consumers in their daily work and strategic development. The participants paid special attention to services related to the possibility of ordering products, according to customer requirements and the possibility of selecting the composition of the asphalt concrete mix, produced according to the modern technique of 3D design "SUPERPAVE".

In their turn, technical specialists of Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim branch of PJSC ANK Bashneft spoke about the specifics and features of the production of oil road bitumen in accordance with new GOST 33133-2014 as well as upgrading bitumen installations to improve the performance and quality of finished products.

Held conference was highly appreciated by the participants of the event who noted that further development of the inter-regional professional dialogue will improve the quality and efficiency of work as well as guarantee the high quality of the products and road-building projects implemented throughout the country.