Whether you're a customer looking for a cost-effective solution, a contractor wanting to learn about proper construction techniques or a roadway official needing information about the benefits of our products, we're happy to educate and inform you. Plus, our Technical Services and Innovation team will pick up your phone calls and answer your emails promptly. If we can't troubleshoot your concern over the phone, we’ll travel to you to help.
This open contact isn't just our way of providing great service; it's also a key source of feedback to inform our product development operations. For example, as a customer, if you tell us your emulsified asphalt isn’t bonding layers fast enough, we'll work with our chemical supplier to consider that need.
Husky's commitment to asphalt product development and specification product development is to innovate on behalf of our own customers and the entire industry. Since 1995 we have partnered with the University of Calgary's Schulich School of Engineering to fund the Jon Lau Husky Energy Endowed Research Chair in Bituminous Materials. There, chair and professor Ludo Zanzotto leads a team of civil and chemical engineers, chemists and physicists, and has mentored many Master’s and PhD students who have gone on to hold key positions in the industry. The lab is one of the world's top asphalt research facilities, having patented several new pavement products, asphalt repair techniques and new road testing procedures.
Our Technical Services and Innovation team provides quality control for Pounder Emulsions at a laboratory at our office in Saskatoon, where both our companies share space.
We also provide quality control of asphalt, cutbacks and residuals at the laboratories at our Lloydminster refinery. It operates under an ISO (International Organization for Standardization), to ensure safety, reliability and quality. In addition, we test extensively for quality control by sitting on specification development committees for North American and international operations.