The Ibero-Latin American Asphalt Congress (CILA) that was held in Medellin (Colombia) last November (27 to 30) brought together about 900 people linked to the asphalt sector.

During the event, short presentations in electronic panel format (e-posters) of the technical works that included Spanish participants such as the “Life BattleCO2 Project. Sustainability in the manufacture of asphalt mixtures using biomass as an alternative fuel “:

BATTLE CO2 CILA presentation (spanish)

In addition Juan José Potti, president of the PTC, and María del Mar Colas, responsible for R + D + i at CEPSA, gave presentations.

The maximum representative of the Platform explained how road conservation together with R & D reduces the polluting emissions associated with road transport. “The well-preserved pavements improve the behavior of the vehicle, which translates into reduced CO2 emissions and fuel consumption,” he said, citing an official document that includes several studies on the subject.