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the environmental impacts of the asphalt mixing

the environmental impacts of the asphalt mixing

The Environmental Impact of Asphalt Plants

2020-8-21  The majority of emissions at asphalt mixing facilities come from the combustion of fuel, such as natural gas, that are used to dry and heat the rock or aggregate and to keep the temperature of the asphalt hot. Most of the other potential emissions, such as the dust gener -

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Sustainability Free Full-Text Environmental Impact ...

2021-10-27  Within the last decade, much attention has been focused on determining viable techniques for producing sustainable asphalt mixtures and minimizing fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions. Thus, warm mix asphalt (WMA) has become a topic of significant interest among road specialists as it offers a potential solution for reducing the environmental impact of the asphalt mixtures due to the ...

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Functional and environmental impacts of the use of ...

2021-5-26  Environmental safety related to asphalt mixing plants has been a growing concern due to the high temperature of asphalt mixture production resulting in a lot of energy used and much air pollutants released. Asphalt mixtures with foamed bitumen and RAP can reduce this problem. This paper deals with their functional and environmental effects. In the paper, it was introduced that the hot mix ...

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Environmental impacts of reclaimed asphalt pavement on ...

To investigate the environmental impacts of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) while it was freshly processed (i.e. hot mixed asphalt or HMA) and after being subjected to weathering, three RAP materials, namely north-RAP, central-RAP, south-RAP, from three plants and one fresh HMA loose mix sample (Fresh-HMA) throughout New Jersey, USA underwent four different weathering processes including ...

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Quantifying the environmental burdens of the hot mix ...

2016-5-1  Environmental impacts included in this study; Phase I: material: Production: Energy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, acidification, photo oxidant formation, human toxicity (air and water), eco toxicity (air and water), eutrophication, dust and depletion of landfill waste during production of bitumen, aggregate and hot mix asphalt. Transportation

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Moisture susceptibility and environmental impact of warm ...

1. Introduction. Global warming and environmental concerns are among the most severe issues facing human beings. Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production is a contributing factor that implies significant fuel and energy consumption, resulting in pollutant emissions [].On the other hand, for the construction of flexible pavements, large quantities of raw mineral are used.

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AsphaltPro Magazine Quantify Environmental Benefits

An EPD helps make clear how using warm-mix technologies to reduce production temperatures reduces the amount of fuel needed to produce each ton of asphalt paving mixture and the corresponding reduction in environmental impact. Similarly, on average 20.5 percent RAP was included in asphalt pavement mixtures in 2016.

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(PDF) Environmental Impact Assessment of Road Asphalt ...

2013-10-16  The maximum deflections of asphalt, concrete block, stone A and stone B were calculated to 17.7, 6.1, 6.3, and 3.6 mm, respectively. Compared to the final

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An Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Asphalt ...

2017-10-17  Abstract. This study assessed the impact of asphalt production on the environment in Nigeria, using the HMA facility of the Delta State Direct Labour Agency located at Agbarha-Otor in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State as a case study.

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The environmental impact evaluation on the application of ...

2019-12-1  LCA is a standardized approach to quantifying the environmental impacts of a product, asset, or service throughout its life cycle . It is used to inform decisions on material selection to better understand, measure and reduce environmental impacts, hence it is sometimes referred to as environmental LCA (Glass et al., 2013).

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Functional and environmental impacts of the use of ...

2021-5-26  Environmental safety related to asphalt mixing plants has been a growing concern due to the high temperature of asphalt mixture production resulting in a lot of energy used and much air pollutants released. Asphalt mixtures with foamed bitumen and RAP can reduce this problem. This paper deals with their functional and environmental effects. In the paper, it was introduced that the hot mix ...

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Investigating the environmental impacts and engineering ...

Investigating the environmental impacts and engineering performance of road asphalt pavement mixtures made up of jet grouting waste and reclaimed asphalt pavement Environ Res . 2021 Jul;198:111277. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.111277.

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AsphaltPro Magazine Quantify Environmental Benefits

An EPD helps make clear how using warm-mix technologies to reduce production temperatures reduces the amount of fuel needed to produce each ton of asphalt paving mixture and the corresponding reduction in environmental impact. Similarly, on average 20.5 percent RAP was included in asphalt pavement mixtures in 2016.

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Environmental and economic benefits of the use of

2016-6-8  RECYPMA – Environmental and economical impact – 30 .09.2013 Page 3 of 59 Executive summary Throughout Europe polymer modified asphalt (PMA) has been used extensively in the past

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COMPARISON OF WARM MIX ASPHALT AND HOT MIX

2015-2-5  environmental impacts of this stage come fromnerals mi extraction, raw materials production, and the transportation of raw materials to asphalt mixing plant. Asphalt mix production ‐ In asphalt mixing plant, aggregate screening, drying and final mixing of all raw materials is involved in this stage.

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3 Ways Asphalt and Concrete Are Affecting the Planet

2017-5-12  The materials used, primarily asphalt and concrete, negatively impact the environment in three ways. 1. They Deplete resources. Asphalt is a petroleum-based product. Concrete requires rock, sand and a fabricated cement component to strengthen the material and hold the pavement together. Drilling, mining, processing and applying these materials ...

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Quantifying the environmental burdens of the hot mix ...

2016-12-27  environmental impact between asphalt and concrete pave-ment. Most studies have utilized LCA models to estimate the environmental impacts by quantifying energy con-sumption, atmospheric emissions and waste generation. However, ecological impacts or emissions in water in terms of toxicity for human and ecosystem generally been excluded from these ...

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Environmental Impacts of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement

Environmental Impacts of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) The primary goal of this study was to investigate the environmental impacts of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) while it is freshly processed (i.e., fresh HMA) and after subjecting it to accelerated weathering. Three RAP materials were obtained from 3 plants throughout New Jersey ...

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Sustainable Asphalt Pavements: Technologies,

2019-12-1  and cold mix techniques and pavement preservation strate-gies (8). Only recently has the cost of energy become a driving change in the road-building industry, and until now, little has been done to monitor energy use (9). Using low-temperature asphalt techniques can vastly reduce energy requirements, emissions and environmental impact. Given

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HEALTH EFFECTS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO

2017-3-27  are employed at hot-mix asphalt facilities and paving sites; an estimated 50,000 workers are employed in asphalt roofing operations; and about 1,500 to 2,000 workers are exposed to asphalt fumes in approximately 100 roofing manufacturing plants. The exact chemical composition of asphalt depends on the chemical complexity of the original crude

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Environmental and economic benefits of the use of

2016-6-8  RECYPMA – Environmental and economical impact – 30 .09.2013 Page 3 of 59 Executive summary Throughout Europe polymer modified asphalt (PMA) has been used extensively in the past

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Quantifying the environmental burdens of the hot mix ...

2016-12-27  environmental impact between asphalt and concrete pave-ment. Most studies have utilized LCA models to estimate the environmental impacts by quantifying energy con-sumption, atmospheric emissions and waste generation. However, ecological impacts or emissions in water in terms of toxicity for human and ecosystem generally been excluded from these ...

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3 Ways Asphalt and Concrete Are Affecting the Planet

2017-5-12  The materials used, primarily asphalt and concrete, negatively impact the environment in three ways. 1. They Deplete resources. Asphalt is a petroleum-based product. Concrete requires rock, sand and a fabricated cement component to strengthen the material and hold the pavement together. Drilling, mining, processing and applying these materials ...

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Asphalt is Environmentally Friendly - Asphalt Pavement ...

2021-9-13  Asphalt pavements do not leach; therefore, once constructed, asphalt pavements have minimal impact on the environment. Studies show that asphalt pavements and stockpiles of reclaimed asphalt pavement do not leach. Asphalt is used to construct liners and caps for landfills. The impermeable material is an effective barrier to potential leaks.

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Table 7 from Quantifying the environmental impacts of ...

DOI: 10.1007/s41062-018-0161-4 Corpus ID: 139424826. Quantifying the environmental impacts of crack sealing and filling treatment in hot mix asphalt pavement @article{Mazumder2018QuantifyingTE, title={Quantifying the environmental impacts of crack sealing and filling treatment in hot mix asphalt pavement}, author={M. Mazumder and V. Sriraman and H. H. Kim and Soon-Jae Lee},

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Environmental Guidelines on Best Available Techniques

2021-5-5  Chapter 4 proceeds to outline the many types of asphalt mixing plants that are in use in Europe today. Chapter 5 establishes in some detail the several possible environmental impacts of asphalt plants. Chapter 6 then proceeds to describe the many corresponding abatement measures that are currently available to minimise the impact of any emissions.

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HEALTH EFFECTS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO

2017-3-27  are employed at hot-mix asphalt facilities and paving sites; an estimated 50,000 workers are employed in asphalt roofing operations; and about 1,500 to 2,000 workers are exposed to asphalt fumes in approximately 100 roofing manufacturing plants. The exact chemical composition of asphalt depends on the chemical complexity of the original crude

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Effect of warm mix asphalt chemical additives on the ...

2017-10-3  In order to minimize environmental impacts of asphalt pavement construction, industry has developed Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) that allows asphalt paving at reduced temperatures, thus reducing energy consumption and CO 2 emission. WMA also increases possibility for long haul distance, for an extended paving season and for a more flexible in situ working procedure (e.g. night-time applications

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Evaluating the environmental impact of contaminated ...

Deep cement mixing (DCM) method is a widely used geotechnical technique for increasing ground stabilization before construction works. However, the environmental influence of stabilized ground on the surrounding area remains a concern. A physical model experiment of DCM-treated sediment column was

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适用于沥青应用的经过验证的高质量产品 - Nouryon

Warm mix applications - minimizes the environmental impact The use of warm mix asphalt technology to reduce emissions during mix production and paving at lower temperatures not only reduces CO2 emissions but also helps to reduce the amount of expensive fuel needed.

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