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Gebremariam, A.T. (author), Vahidi, A. (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Moreno-Juez, J. (author), Vegas-Ramiro, I. (author), Łagosz, Artur (author), Mróz, Radosław (author), Rem, P.C. (author)
This study focuses on formulating the most sustainable concrete by incorporating recycled concrete aggregates and other products retrieved from construction and demolition (C&D) activities. Both recycled coarse aggregates (RCA) and recycled fine aggregates (RFA) are firstly used to fully replace the natural coarse and fine aggregates in...
journal article 2021
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Moreno-Juez, J. (author), Vegas, Inigo J. (author), Gebremariam, A.T. (author), García-Cortes, V. (author), Di Maio, F. (author)
A stronger commitment towards Green Building and circular economy, in response to environmental concerns and economic trends, is evident in modern industrial cement and concrete production processes. The critical demand for an overall reduction in the environmental impact of the construction sector can be met through the consumption of high...
journal article 2020
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Zhang, Chunbo (author), Hu, Mingming (author), Dong, L. (author), Gebremariam, A.T. (author), Mirand-Xicotencatl, Brenda (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Tukker, Arnold (author)
The increasing volume of Construction and demolition waste (CDW) associated with economic growth is posing challenges to the sustainable management of the built environment. The largest fraction of all the CDW generated in the member states of the European Union (EU) is End-of-life (EOL) concrete. The most widely applied method for EOL concrete...
journal article 2019
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Yao, Yue (author), Hu, Mingming (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Cucurachi, Stefano (author)
Three-dimensional (3D) printing and geo-polymers are two environmentally oriented innovations in concrete manufacturing. The 3D printing of concrete components aims to reduce raw material consumption and waste generation. Geo-polymer is being developed to replace ordinary Portland cement and reduce the carbon footprint of the binder in the...
journal article 2019
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Schraven, D.F.J. (author), Bukvić, Uroš (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Hertogh, M.J.C.M. (author)
Recent literature has recognized the difficulty of implementing Circular Economy (CE) in supply chains. This has not yet led to a clear understanding of the reasons. This is critical to address, because the difficulty stalls the CE transition and suspends its benefits. Therefore, this paper investigates the reasons for the difficulty of...
journal article 2019
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Teklay, Abraham (author), Vahidi, A. (author), Lotfi, S. (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Rem, P.C. (author)
The ever-increasing interest on sustainable raw materials has urged the quest for recycled materials that can be used as a partial or total replacement of fine fractions in the production of concrete. This paper demonstrates a modelling study of recycled concrete waste fines and the possibility of turning them into active constituents for the...
conference paper 2017
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Lotfi, S. (author), Rem, P.C. (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Teklay, Abraham (author), Hu, M. (author), van Roekel, E (author), van der Stelt, H (author)
Production of waste materials, via industrial and human activities, creates big environmental and economic problems but also opportunities to recover valuable resources. EU28 currently generates 461 million tons per year of ever more complex Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW) with average recycling rates of around 46%. There is still a...
conference paper 2017
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Hu, M. (author), Miranda-Xicotencat, B. (author), Ita-Nagy, D. (author), Prado, V. (author), Guinée, J.B. (author), van Roekel, E (author), Huismans, R. (author), Rens, F. (author), Lotfi, S. (author), Di Maio, F. (author)
Ninety five percent of the construction and demolition waste is recycled in the Netherlands. Most of it is used for low value applications such as road base materials; the use of secondary material in buildings is still less than 3%7. In order to recover waste for higher value applications, enhancing selective demolition and waste management...
conference paper 2017
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Di Maio, F. (author), Rem, P.C. (author), Lotfi, Somayeh (author), Bakker, M.C.M. (author), Xia, H. (author), Hu, M. (author)
other 2016
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Lotfi, S. (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Xia, H. (author), Serranti, S. (author), Palmieri, R. (author), Bonifazi, G. (author)
One of the main challenging problems associated with the use of Recycled Aggregates (RA) is the level of mixed contaminants. For utilizing RA in high-grade applications, it is essential to monitor and minimise the content of the pollutants. To this extent the C2CA concrete recycling process investigates a combination of smart demolition,...
conference paper 2015
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Bonifazi, G. (author), Capobianco, G. (author), Serranti, S. (author), Eggimann, M. (author), Wagner, E. (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Lotfi, S. (author)
Aim of this work was to investigate the microstructure of the Interfacial Transition Zone (ITZ) between cement paste and aggregate in concrete utilizing Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) in order to identify possible effects on the ITZ related to different recipes and production parameters. SEM is an important tool to carry out concrete, cement...
conference paper 2015
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Bonifazi, Giuseppe (author), Serranti, Silvia (author), Potenza, F. (author), Luciani, V. (author), Di Maio, F. (author)
The European politics is addressed, in their last years, more and more towards the abolition of landfills and oriented to verify the possibility to improve their recovery through actions of recycling, composting and energy production. Currently the European Directive 2008/98/EC, through the principle of End of Waste (EoW), is driving the...
conference paper 2015
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Di Maio, F. (author), Rem, P.C. (author)
In order to move towards a more sustainable development, it is necessary not only to minimize the use of materials in the design stage and to find new materials as alternatives to nonrenewable ones (e.g. optical fiber instead of copper, biopolymers instead of polymers from oil) but also to reclaim as much as possible material value through...
journal article 2015
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Di Maio, F. (author), Lotfi, S. (author), Rem, P.C. (author), Bakker, M. (author), Hu, M. (author)
lecture notes 2014
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Di Maio, F. (author), Vandehoek, J. (author)
lecture notes 2014
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Rem, P.C. (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Hu, B. (author), Houzeaux, G. (author), Baltes, L. (author), Tierean, M. (author)
The paper presents the researches made on the FP7 project „Magnetic Sorting and Ultrasound Sensor Technologies for Production of High Purity Secondary Polyolefins from Waste” in order to develop a magnetic fluid equipment for sorting of polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) from polymers mixed waste streams. Because both PP and PE float in...
conference paper 2012
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Hu, B. (author), Giacometti, L. (author), Di Maio, F. (author), Rem, P.C. (author)
The paper introduces a new recycling method of WEEE: Magnetic Density Separation. By using this technology, both grade and recovery rate of recycled products are over 90%. Good separations are not only observed in relatively big WEEE samples, but also in samples with smaller sizes or electrical wires.
conference paper 2011
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