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Argus Africa Roads 2018

Associate Sponsor

Maurer L

The MAURER SE is a leading specialist in mechanical engineering and steel construction with over 1,000 employees worldwide. The company is market leader in the area of structural protection systems 
  • bridge bearings, 
  • expansion joints, 
  • seismic devices, 
  • tuned mass dampers, 
  • monitoring systems. 
It also develops and produces vibration isolation of structures and machines, roller coasters and Ferris wheels as well as special structures in steel. 

MAURER SE participates at many spectacular projects worldwide, like for example the world’s biggest structural bearings for the Signature Bridge in Wazirabad, Delhi, earthquake resistant expansion joints for the Bosporus bridges in Turkey, semi-active tuned mass dampers for the Donau City tower in Vienna, or uplift bearings for the Zenit-Football-Arena in St. Petersburg Russia.

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Jey oil Africa was established to cater for the trading and distribution demands of local and international buyers in the African market. It has major clients in east and southern Africa. The company is a subsidiary of the Jey Oil refinery in Iran and has developed a distribution system to enable it to supply customers in target markets. The company has achieved a 60pc market share in Kenya and more than 20pc in the east Africa market. The company is based in Nairobi, Kenya and has a branch in Mombasa, the entry point to the east African market and the hub for transport all across Africa.

Session Sponsor

DuPont L

DuPont is a science company dedicated to solving challenging global problems, while creating measurable and meaningful value for its customers, employees and shareholders. Our dynamic portfolio of products, materials and services meets the ever-changing market needs of diverse industries in more than 90 countries. We unite around a set of core values—safety and health, environmental stewardship, highest ethical behavior and respect for people.
DuPont was built on a proud heritage and a collaborative ethic. As part of DowDuPont, we continue to partner with like-minded companies to help supply Earth’s burgeoning population with better, safer food; abundant and sustainable energy; and protection for what matters most—our planet and its inhabitants.

Legal Partner

Herbert Smith Freehills L

Herbert Smith Freehills, as one of the world’s leading professional and legal services businesses, is trusted by our clients to work on their most complex, market-defining, 'first of a kind' infrastructure projects (including PPPs and concessions) and transactions. We provide a true on-the-ground pan-African infrastructure offering through the combined strength of our Johannesburg partners and the firm's other Africa specialists.
Our global infrastructure team has an outstanding record advising sponsors, contractors, investors, banks, governments and other public bodies on the complexities and nuances of regional and cross-border infrastructure projects, investments and disputes. We have a true depth of resource with over 200 lawyers across the firm’s international network focused on the infrastructure sector.

Technology Sponsors


Iterchimica, founded in 1967, is one of the leading international producers of chemical additives used in road asphalt pavements. The secret of the company’s success is the constant innovation and expansion of technologies that enhance asphalt performance by improving safety, efficiency and environmental sustainability. This is the mission of a company whose products, used in over 70 countries, are "accompanied" by human resources know-how and operational skills know-that that make all the difference. Iterchimica's main products are: anti-stripping agents, hot and cold rejuvenators, flux oils, emulsifiers, fibers and polymers, mortars, paints, clear binders, low-noise technologies and antismog additives.

Matest L

Established in 1986, Matest is the world leading manufacturer of material testing equipment for the construction industry. Matest offers a complete range of testing systems for on-site and laboratory tests on aggregates, rocks, bitumen, asphalt, concrete, cement, mortar, steel and soil, representing the ideal partner for anyone working in the construction and civil engineering industries. The company motto Innovative. Global. Manufacturer. remarks our added values.


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CFF - founded 1977, is a medium sized German manufacturer of natural & functional cellulose fibres for plenty of industrial applications. Our fibre range provides an outstanding mix of functionality and the benefit of natural renewable raw materials for high-quality products. Main applications are road construction, hydroseeding, building chemicals, filtration, food industry as well as cosmetics and other industrial applications. 

It is our aim to support the regional variances in asphalt production by providing just the right product for the stabilisation of bitumen rich and highly stable asphalt mixtures just like Stone Mastic Asphalt, Porous Asphalt and stable asphalt binder courses. TOPCEL® is required for the above mentioned asphalt types which are resistant to rutting, deformation, wear and tear and provide the best traffic safety conditions.

Cooper Technology Established in 1990, Cooper Technology is a British company and one of the world leaders in the design and manufacture of high performance testing equipment for asphalt, bitumen, concrete, cement, aggregates and soil used in civil engineering. 
Cooper manufactures and supplies full product range of Superpave Equipment®, including Superpave Gyratory Compactor, Hamburg Wheel Tracker, Four Point Bending Machine, UTM's, RTFO and Texas Overlay Tester.


Vinex Additives


Vinex Additives, a Division of Industrial Oleochemical Products (IOP), produces speciality chemicals and high-performance solutions for asphalt applications. We produce a variety of specialized products for key applications such as bitumen emulsifiers, adhesion promoters, warm mix additives, air-entrainment agents and thermoplastic road marking resins.

We offers specialty chemicals and high performance solutions to enhance our customer’s manufacturing and end-use capability. We also develop new technical solutions that meet our customer’s requirements. Our Research and Development programme is supported by a full range of pilot plants, a high tech analytical laboratory, applications testing as well as experienced synthetic chemists and application engineers.

Kasra Bitumen Refining

Kasra Bitumen Refinery (K.B.R) was founded in 2013 aiming to produce all types of road and industrial bitumen. The company is able to produce 420,000 tons of products annually. The capacity of storage tanks of this complex is 15,000 tons. KBR shareholders are Experienced in steel production and international trade for 40 years, therefore we manufacture new steel drum 0.6 MM with capacity of 7,000 drums per day in the complex. The plant is located in Bandar Abbas Port to be able to provide swift operation for export. KBR has started importing Bitumen to Kenya domestic market since 2018 through our new branch office in Nairobi - Kasra Bitumen LTD.

Environment Structure Development (ESD)
cooperates with big constructors and it has reached superb and acceptable market in Iran and several countries as export market such western part of Africa – Southern part of Asia and Gulf cuntries – Torkmanestan and Afghanistan. According to the regional view of the company and considering proper investors and economic advantages in this part, the firm has decided to develop and expand its products in Georgia – Oman and Kenya. The purpose of implementation of this plan is surveying required technical and scientific facilities for creating a chemical unit that its productions are used mostly in building industry. These materials include various types of building chemicals and concrete additives which have mandatory standard badge for adhesive (glue), dispersion and cement base.

Networking Sponsor

 GCN suisse no address L 200
GCN Suisse is a company, which is involved in the bitumen business. The main reason of trading bitumen is to follow the same values and objectives we have in Switzerland. The importance of making a good road it not enough for us, technology improvements, and quality and environment preservation is in our signature, carrying delivering and getting support from African countries made us feel more proud day by day.

The aim is there, we care, we select, we inspect, we carry, and we deliver what you expect! 30 years’ experience will be never enough, maritime transport was our first activity.

We will learn from your demands, from your opinions, from our relations and if we can adapt those together then let GCN to show you that bitumen cargo is our priority at the moment and there is a long way of cooperation in the near future.

We are ready to take and retrieve what is most valuable, equal rights and equal facilities everywhere in this world, no matter how long it will take we are ready to work hard and look forward for the prosperity and venture that this new event will bring us, the discovery time is very important . GCN Suisse is awaiting for your request.



Sponsor or Exhibit at Argus Africa Roads 2018


Gain direct access to senior level audience through enhanced visibility and exposure to attract new business. Sponsors at this highly targeted and focused event will benefit from:

  • Brand position - be at the forefront of your potential customers minds
  • Your company advertised to our database of bitumen contacts 
  • Forge quality business relationships with new clients to ensure future success
  • Be seen as an industry leader
  • Keep up-to-date of key industry developments
  • Enjoy a unique networking opportunity in an informal setting
  • Meet your marketing objectives with tailored packages

Last year's attendees came from companies such as Shell, Total, East African Community (EAC), Kenya Roads Board, Tanzania National Roads Agency and many more.

 Download the 2015 list of attendees

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mazhar Khoja using the details below:

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If you are interested in media partnerships at the Argus Africa Bitumen conference, please contact Tomas Bavington using the details below:  

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Associate Sponsors

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Jey Oil

Session Sponsor

DuPont L

Legal Partner

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Technology Sponsor


Matest L


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Cooper Technology 

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Kasra Bitumen 200px

Networking Sponsor

GCN suisse no address L 200



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