Refined Bitumen Association

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Refined Bitumen Association
AbbreviationRBA
Formation1968
Legal statusNon-profit company
PurposeRoad surfaces in the UK
Location
  • Harrogate Business Centre, Hammerain House, Hookstone Avenue, Harrogate, HG2 8ER
Region served
UK
Membership
Five bitumen companies
AffiliationsEurobitume
WebsiteRBA

The Refined Bitumen Association is the trade association for UK bitumen companies.

History[edit]

It was formed in 1968.

Asphalt Industry Alliance[edit]

In 2000, it formed the Asphalt Industry Alliance with the Mineral Products Association, based in London. Asphalt is a mixture of bitumen and quarried mineral products, represented by both trade organisations.

Structure[edit]

Its five main members cover 95% of the UK market

Function[edit]

It represents the UK bitumen industry at a national level. The UK produces around 1.5 million tonnes of bitumen a year. 90% of UK bitumen is used on roads.

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