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Welcome to the REA Website

The Road Emulsion Association (REA) is a UK trade association representing manufacturing businesses that supply a wide range of bitumen emulsion products used in the highways, airfield and construction sectors.

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Resources & Information

Since the formation of the Association in 1928 the industry body has continued to provide valuable information and technical data to support the use and application of emulsion products throughout the UK.

Promotion

Through the publications of new and updated Codes of Practice, papers and documents associated to the use and benefits of emulsion products the Road Emulsion Association aims to ensure leading technology and application data is available for all highway engineers and end users.

Events & Exhibitions

The Road Emulsion Association Limited and its members participate in important and informative conferences and events connected with the highways maintenance and construction sector.

Who we are: An Overview:

The REA aims to provide a good member intelligence network to understand what issues are on the agendas of policy-makers and businesses as well as those issues that are important in central and local government policy making. We attempt to identify the effects of policy measures on our sectors and contribute to government consultations.

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Mission Statement:

To promote the technical and sustainable benefits and the safe and responsible use of bitumen emulsions in the highway maintenance and construction industries.

Latest News:

27th April 2018

Are Your Roads Bonded?

Following the successful REAL Bond Coat Video launched in 2017 an additional supporting note has been published identifying the performance benefits of using Bond Coats to bind the road layers together. A winter of high rainfall and cold temperatures has resulted in further deterioration to our roads and more pot holes having to be filled. The correct use of bond coat will help reduce this problem and extend the structural life of the road. See the “Publications” page.

7th December 2017

RSTA SHE Seminar Presentation – 22nd November 2017

The presentation of the REA/RSTA new Code of Practice for the Safe Transfer of Emulsion Product from a Delivery Tanker to a Road Sprayer was given by Kevin Maw, Consultant & Secretary of the REA on the 22nd November a copy of the presentation is attached.Safe Delivery Tanker to Sprayer presentation

7th November 2017

RSTA SHE Seminar – 22nd November 2017

Kevin Maw the Consultant and Secretary to the Road Emulsion Association will be presenting the new joint RSTA/REA, Best Practice Guidance, Code of Practice at the RSTA SHE Seminar on the 22nd November 2017.

24th May 2017

Bond Coat Video

The new REA bond coat video is now available to view on the video page of the REA website. The video will be shared with other key organisations and businesses to help promote the benefits of using this key component in the construction and maintenance the highway network across the UK.

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Our Members:

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