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24.06.2009 00:06
FEHRL published in Serbian Professional Journal

Thanks to the Highway Institute of Serbia, the "FEHRL 2009" publication has now been translated into Serbian and published in the Professional Journal "Put i saobracaj" (Road and Transportation) No. 2/2009 of the Serbian Road AssociationThe publication in Serbian may be accessed here. 

23.06.2009 00:06
EAPA position paper on use of Warm Mix Asphalt.

European Asphalt Pavement AssociationThe European Asphalt Pavement Association today launched a position paper on The Use of Warm Mix Asphalt. The paper outlines technologies for producing Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) at temperatures between 100 and 140°C, while still maintaining the properties and performance of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), which is produced at higher temperatures of 140 to 180°C. A typical WMA is applied at around 20-40°C lower than an equivalent HMA.

22.06.2009 00:06
Connecting the world - straits crossings 2009

Fifth Strait Crossings Symposium, Trondheim, Norway (June 22-24, 2009)Some of the most advanced and innovative examples of transport infrastructure were discussed during the Fifth Symposium on Strait Crossing in Trondheim, Norway.  During the opening ceremony, NPRA Deputy Director Kjell Bjorvig stressed the challenges facing transport infrastructure.  FEHRL's Secretary-General Steve Phillips highlighted the need for greater recognition of the high-level of innovation in the field coupled with the enormous societal and economic benefits.

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19.06.2009 00:06
TYROSAFE Youtube Video Competition 2009 Launched

TyroSafe is sponsoring an online video competition to highlight the importance and raise awareness about the interactions between tyres, roads and safety. The "Tyrosafe Video Competition" is now open for submissions and will close on 26 February 2010. For full competition details, please go to the dedicated Tyrosafe website. Competition entries must be submitted on the Tyrosafe Youtube Channel.

18.06.2009 00:06
DG TREN Communication on the future of transport

The Commission has launched a reflection on the updating of its Transport policy, which included external studies evaluating past policies and defining future scenarios, as well as consultations with experts and stakeholders through specialised focus groups and through a high level stakeholders’ conference. The ideas put forward in this Communication are meant to stimulate further debate aimed at identifying policy options, without prejudging the formulation of concrete proposals in the next White Paper of 2010.