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Currently, worldwide, many nations are paying close attention to the improvement and optimization of the usage of recycled materials in the building sector. The increase in the raw materials and the increased environmental awareness have gained considerable importance on a global [...]

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The study and development of recycling techniques for pavements is an increasing activity in engineering nowadays. This research line demands a more [...]

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Glass fibers were used to investigate the impact of loose fiber reinforcement on the performance characteristics of"br" asphalt mixtures. For the laboratory tests on asphalt mixes a fiber content of 0.5 mass.-% was chosen. This paper"br" presents selected results of fatigue, stiffness [...]

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part of developing a safe, efficient, and sustainable transportation infrastructure, health monitoring of pavements and bridges, as well as the monitoring of real-time roadway conditions for safety, have become increasingly important. The sensors, data acquisition, and data transmission [...]

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The adoption of new sustainable technologies by National Road Administrations (NRAs) throughout Europe is often a slow and difficult process. The set of potentially relevant sustainability indicators which need to be considered from a life cycle perspective is wide and NRAs are often [...]

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To increase investment in infrastructure, in the early 1990s Chiles government introduced private capital into the transport infrastructure sector, covering roads and highways, bridges, tunnels, and airports. The chosen mechanism: a concession scheme through which private firms would [...]

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Preliminary testing has shown that Western Research Institute's (WRI) Tank Bottom Recovery and Remediation (TaBoRR{reg_sign}) technology shows promise for heavy oil upgrading. Approximately 70 to 75 wt% of a Canadian Cold Lake bitumen feed was converted to a partially upgraded overhead [...]

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This paper deals with a green energy highway in the Netherlands. Here, the development of electric mobility and self- driving cars is introduced. The ideas of wireless power integration with green energy technologies - solar and wind is considered. In case of wind energy, conventional [...]