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Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete

Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete

Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete ...

ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF CONCRETE PAVEMENT MATERIAL CHOICES: A LIFE-CYCLE ASSESSMENT APPROACH . A Thesis . by . HYUNSOUNG PARK . Submitted to the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies of . Texas A M University . in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of . MASTER OF SCIENCE . Chair of Committee ...

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Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete ...

Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete Pavement Material Choices: A Life-Cycle Assessment Approach. View/ Open. PARK-THESIS-2014.pdf (1.508Mb) Date 2014-12-12. Author. Park, Hyunsoung. Metadata Show full item record.

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Environmental, Economic, and Social Implications of ...

The results clearly indicate that continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP) is the most sustainable choice and much preferable to the other alternatives for minimizing negative environmental, economic and social impacts from the life-cycle perspective. This finding champions a wider adoption of CRCP for future sustainable transportation ...

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Environmental, Economic, and Social Implications of ...

corresponding EIO-LCA model. The results clearly indicate that continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP) is the most sustainable choice and much preferable to the other alternatives for minimizing negative environmental, economic and social impacts from the life-cycle perspective.

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Environmental impact of concrete - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of concrete, its manufacture and applications, are complex. Some effects are harmful; others welcome. Many depend on circumstances. A major component of concrete is cement, which has its own environmental and social impacts and contributes largely to those of concrete. The cement industry is one of the main producers of carbon dioxide, a potent greenhouse gas. Concrete causes damage to the most fertile layer of the earth, the topsoil. Concrete is used to create hard surface

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Environmental and Social Impacts of Cement Industries

Feb 26, 2016  Environmental and Social Impacts of Cement Industries. Cement manufacture causes environmental impacts at all stages of the process. These include emissions of

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Social and Environmental Benefits of Precast Concrete ...

construction. For purely economic reasons, contractors knowledgeable in precast technology have frequently relied on this method of construction with a high degree ofsuccess. In recent years, however, precast concrete technology has taken an important new perspective in terms of its impact on social and environmental issues. 14 PCI JOURNAL

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Environmental impact of concrete Sustainable Community ...

The environmental impact of concrete, its manufacture and applications, is complex.Some effects are harmful; others welcome. Many depend on circumstances. A major component of concrete is cement, which has its own environmental and social impacts and contributes largely to those of concrete.. In spite of the harm that badly planned use of concrete can do, well-planned concrete construction can ...

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Environmental, Economic, and Social Consequences of the ...

So far, very few studies have analyzed in detail the environmental effects of oil palm in Africa and Latin America, which is a research gap, especially considering that these may be the regions with major oil palm expansion in the future. 4. ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL EFFECTS. Oil palm is cultivated by large companies and smallholder farmers.

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Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete ...

Corpus ID: 111812902. Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete Pavement Material Choices: A Life-Cycle Assessment Approach @inproceedings{Park2014EnvironmentalEA, title={Environmental, Economic, and Social Impacts of Concrete Pavement Material Choices: A Life-Cycle Assessment Approach}, author={Hyunsoung Park}, year={2014} }

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SUSTAINABLE BENEFITS OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

sustainable approach of construction brings lasting environmental, social and economic benefits to a construction project. From that perspective, concrete achieves high valuable properties as a con-struction material limiting the impacts of a building or infrastructure on its surroundings. Acknowledgements

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Sustainable roadway construction: Economic and social ...

Environmental, economic, and social impacts of concrete pavement material choices: A life-cycle assessment approach (Issue December). Office of Graduate and Professional Studies of Texas A

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF CEMENT PRODUCTION

Environmental impacts. The main environmental issues associated with cement production are consumption of raw materials and energy use as well as emissions to air. Waste water discharge is usually limited to surface run off and cooling water only and

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The Concrete Initiative - Economy

Positive economic aspects also lead to social and environmental benefits - demonstrating how the three pillars of sustainability are interlinked and interdependent. Think local. Concrete is a local business, employing local people. Money and investment in construction are pumped back into the local economy.

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Comparing the environmental impact of reinforced concrete ...

Jan 01, 2014  17.7. Future trends. According to Eco-indicator 99, the estimated environmental impact of the wood construction is generally smaller than the impact of the equivalent reinforced concrete structure. However, as evidenced by the method, the vast

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Precast Concrete Sustainability Nitterhouse Concrete

Imagine these economic, social and environmental pillars of sustainability as three overlapping concentric circles that aren’t mutually exclusive. Rather, they cooperatively reinforce each other. For example, social impact goals involve environmental protection, but both have to include responsible economic development costs.

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Methods to Reduce Environmental Impact of Concrete

Cement Conservation to Reduce Environmental Impact of Concrete The conservation of cement is the first and most important step in decreasing both energy utilization and greenhouse gas emission. Resource productivity consideration stipulates the deduction of the utilization of Portland cement while meeting the future demands for more concrete.

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Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth Cities ...

Feb 25, 2019  After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on Earth. If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest carbon dioxide emitter in the world with up to 2.8bn tonnes ...

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Environmental and economic impact assessment of ...

Jan 01, 2014  Evaluating economic and environmental impacts of CDW management alternatives on the long-run requires examining the major variables effect on the assessment. This is done by using a tool that is capable of visualizing relationships of variables and feedback effects of the system.

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Social and Environmental Benefits of Precast Concrete ...

For purely economic reasons, contractors knowledgeable in precast technology have frequently relied on this method of construction with a high degree of success. In recent years, however, precast concrete technology has taken an important new perspective in terms of its impact on social and environmental issues. References. 1.

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Sustainability-Driven Decision-Making Model: Case Study of ...

Jul 23, 2021  IntroductionConstruction activities lead to remarkable impacts on the global economy (Ahmad et al. 2019; Wells 1985), environment (Huang et al. 2018), and society (Zhang et al. 2019). Accordingly, these impacts have often been assessed from the holistic point of view of sustainability since this concept was defined as the coexistence of economic, environmental, and social issues

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Social impacts of the platform economy – Platform Value Now

Social impacts of the platform economy. Platforms create value well beyond economic profits, and the topic of social and societal impacts resulting from the emerging platform economy has been getting more and more attention lately. Platform economy undoubtedly has both positive and negative impacts on individuals and families as well as wider ...

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Self-Healing Concrete: The Future of Construction ...

Environmental Impact According to a WWF report, by 2030, urban growth in China and India will place global cement output at 5bn metric tons per year. With current output already responsible for 8% of the global emissions total, we could see potential in self-healing concrete by reducing the future production of

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Sustainable roadway construction: Economic and social ...

Environmental, economic, and social impacts of concrete pavement material choices: A life-cycle assessment approach (Issue December). Office of Graduate and Professional Studies of Texas A

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Social and Environmental Benefits of Precast Concrete ...

For purely economic reasons, contractors knowledgeable in precast technology have frequently relied on this method of construction with a high degree of success. In recent years, however, precast concrete technology has taken an important new perspective in terms of its impact on social and environmental issues. References. 1.

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Environmental Impact of Concrete Structures with Focus on ...

environmental impact of concrete structures and the built environment and to highlight the possibilities to reduce that impact with choice of concrete mix and innovative design solutions. A life cycle assessment (LCA) was carried out to analyze the environmental impact of two thin façade solutions with innovative materials and to evaluate ...

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Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Ikitelli ...

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Ikitelli Integrated Health Campus Project ... and socio-economic conditions. For each health region, usually a province is identified as the center ... concrete batching plant with a capacity of 90 m3/h was previously installed at the Project site which

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Self-Healing Concrete: The Future of Construction ...

Environmental Impact According to a WWF report, by 2030, urban growth in China and India will place global cement output at 5bn metric tons per year. With current output already responsible for 8% of the global emissions total, we could see potential in self-healing concrete by reducing the future production of

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Sustainability-Driven Decision-Making Model: Case Study of ...

Jul 23, 2021  IntroductionConstruction activities lead to remarkable impacts on the global economy (Ahmad et al. 2019; Wells 1985), environment (Huang et al. 2018), and society (Zhang et al. 2019). Accordingly, these impacts have often been assessed from the holistic point of view of sustainability since this concept was defined as the coexistence of economic, environmental, and social issues

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The What, Why and How of Sustainability for the Asphalt ...

Economic, Environmental, Social Benefits • Improved Processes or Leaner Processes • Economic – Recycling, Less virgin material use • Environmental – Reduced Waste and Emissions • Lower Impacts • Environmental – Clean air, clean water • Social – Be good neighbors • Economic –

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Environmental Impacts of Construction Projects + the ...

Jan 13, 2017  Environmental Impacts of Construction Projects. Aside from contributing to climate change on a global scale, individual construction projects can have a significant impact on local environments and nature. There are numerous sources of water pollution on building sites, including diesel and other fossil fuels, paints, solvents, and toxic chemicals.

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Social impacts of the platform economy – Platform Value Now

Social impacts of the platform economy. Platforms create value well beyond economic profits, and the topic of social and societal impacts resulting from the emerging platform economy has been getting more and more attention lately. Platform economy undoubtedly has both positive and negative impacts on individuals and families as well as wider ...

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Impact of COVID-19 on the social, economic, environmental ...

COVID-19 has heightened human suffering, undermined the economy, turned the lives of billions of people around the globe upside down, and significantly affected the health, economic, environmental and social domains. This study aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the impact of

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Social economy and the COVID-19 crisis: current and future ...

Jul 30, 2020  The “social economy” has played an important role in addressing and mitigating the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on economy and society. In the short term, social economy actors have assisted the recovery from the crisis by providing innovative solutions that are aimed at strengthening public services to complement government action.

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Socio-economic and environmental impacts of COVID-19 ...

This paper analyses the short- and long-term effects of COVID-19 peak on the socio-economic and environmental aspects of Pakistan. According to the estimates, an economic loss of about 10%, i.e. 1.1 trillion PKR, will be observed in the FY 2021.

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Economic Globalization and the Environment Annual Review ...

According to the peer-reviewed literature, the environmental impacts of economic globalization are far from uniform and straightforward. Here, I briefly review aggregated attempts to assess the impacts of globalization and the environment—the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) literature. Then, I discuss some of the more specific literature on ...

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Environmental Effects of Tungsten: Damage Mitigation and ...

Although thermodynamically stable under most environmental conditions, the tungstate ion does have biological effects. For example, tungsten may substitute for molybdenum in certain enzymes, inactivating the enzymes." Essentially this research had for the first time proven that Tungsten may have a negative impact on the environment.

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