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Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Products for Special ...

2017-1-1  Life Cycle Assessment The scope of the LCA was to compare concrete produced with EAF slag as aggregates to concrete produced with natural limestone aggregates, the latter being the current construction practice.

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete products ...

Benchmark products were defined based on the average mix-design currently applied by the concrete industry and in compliance with the Australian cement and concrete standards. Normal and special grade concretes with strength in the range of 20 MPa to 100 MPa, mortars type M1 to M4, as well as grout and render were defined.

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(PDF) LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete products ...

2017-1-27  A comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study was performed to investigate the environmental impacts associated with the manufacture of fourteen benchmark concrete products in Australia including concrete, mortar, grout and render. This study provides datasets for the reference cementitious construction materials which aid the construction industry to evaluate the environmental

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Life Cycle Assessment of Portland Cement and Concrete

2013-5-22  In this project, a life cycle assessment (LCA) model of a concrete bridge that has been built in the north part of Stockholm is carried out in order to identify total CO 2 emissions and energy consumption during the entire life cycle of the bridge, from cradle to grave.

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Product-specific Life Cycle Assessment of ready mix ...

2017-7-1  In this paper, is presented a thorough Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for a commercialized recycled concrete and a commercialized ordinary concrete of the same strength class, both certified, both deeply characterized, showing virtually identical physical and rheological properties and sold at the same price (recycled concrete price being slightly lower than the ordinary).

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Product-specific Life Cycle Assessment of ready mix ...

In this paper, is presented a thorough Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for a commercialized recycled concrete and a commercialized ordinary concrete of the same strength class, both certified, both deeply characterized, showing virtually identical physical and rheological properties and sold at the same price (recycled concrete price being slightly ...

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Buildings Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Concrete ...

Life cycle assessment (LCA) seeks to quantify the environmental impacts over the infrastructure life cycle by identifying the costs during each phase. LCA can be used to obtain credits in certification systems like LEED, but traditional LCA methods can be time, resource, and data-intensive.

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Life cycle assessment for environmental product ...

2017-11-1  Therefore, effort is being made to use less carbon intensive cementitious materials to reduce overall environmental impacts of concrete production. Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been widely used to assess the environmental performance of concrete and to devise strategies for manufacturing environmentally benign concrete (Biswas, 2014a).

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LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS OF BRICK AND MORTAR PRODUCTS

2019-7-15  A LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS OF BRICK AND MORTAR PRODUCTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION This report presents cradle to gate life cycle inventory estimates for masonry - brick and associated mortar - products, and explains how the estimates were developed. The work was commissioned by the ATHENATM project as part of the continuing series of life cycle studies being ...

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) aspects of concrete ...

2013-1-1  3.4. Life cycle assessment (LCA) of concrete – life cycle inventory (LCI) Based on the decisions made in the goal and scope phase, the process tree is drawn, as shown in Fig. 3.3. Each of the different phases in the life cycle of concrete is made up from different unit processes.

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete products ...

A comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study was performed to investigate the environmental impacts associated with the manufacture of fourteen benchmark concrete products in Australia including concrete, mortar, grout and render. This study provides datasets for the reference cementitious construction materials which aid the construction ...

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(PDF) LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

and waste production. • Building and civil engineering structures are the longest. lasting products in societies. – the design service life of structures is usually 50 -100 y. – real service ...

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete products ...

2017-1-27  Date: 1/27/2017. Abstract: Purpose A comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study was performed to investigate the environmental impacts associated with the manufacture of fourteen benchmark concrete products in Australia including concrete, mortar, grout and render. This study provides datasets for the reference cementitious construction ...

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Concrete And Life Cycle Assessment Rediscover Concrete

2019-4-3  concrete’s performance over the life-cycle The Canadian concrete industry has been working with experts from MIT, the Athena Sustainable Materials Institute and the International Institute for Sustainable Development to identify and measure concrete

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Life Cycle Assessment – Concrete Products

2017-6-13  The developer of a life cycle assessment (LCA) tool informing ready mixed and manufactured-concrete interests’ product category rules (PCR) and environmental product declarations (EPD) has released Pavement LCA Version 2.1, succeeding the Impact Estimator for Highways software. Athena Institute envisioned the charter program for major freeway ...

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete

REGIONALTOPICS FROM AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete products in Australia James Mohammadi1 Warren

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Life Cycle Assessment for ... - Rediscover Concrete

2018-11-21  Life cycle assessment (LCA) is an analytical tool to comprehensively quantify and interpret the energy and material flows to and from the environment over the life of a product, process, or service. LCA is not the same thing as life cycle costing, which is a procedure for determining life cycle cost. The confusion arises because life cycle ...

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(PDF) Comparison of life cycle assessment tools in cement ...

approach in the literature is known as ‘life cycle assessment’ (LCA). Life cycle assessment is an effective approach to understanding and improving the environmental impact. of cement ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Materials and Construction in ...

2017-11-23  the product creates throughout its life (Baumann and Tillman 19). These flows are organized into the aforementioned series of phases in a product's life cycle (Figure 1). Orp) ErFanentwiesue fouup resourcs Recycled reorcs--~Emission tnf Sohod woos inm tte ortywon-_Recycled resurcs Figure 1: Typical Product System Used in a Life Cycle Assessment.

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete products ...

A comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study was performed to investigate the environmental impacts associated with the manufacture of fourteen benchmark concrete products in Australia including concrete, mortar, grout and render. This study provides datasets for the reference cementitious construction materials which aid the construction ...

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(PDF) LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

and waste production. • Building and civil engineering structures are the longest. lasting products in societies. – the design service life of structures is usually 50 -100 y. – real service ...

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete

REGIONALTOPICS FROM AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND Life cycle assessment (LCA) of benchmark concrete products in Australia James Mohammadi1 Warren

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Life Cycle Assessment - CCMPA

A Canadian Industry-Average Cradle-to-Gate Life Cycle Assessment of Two Concrete Masonry Unit Products. This life cycle assessment (LCA) report or environmental product declaration (EPD) project background report presents industry-average results for normal-weight and light-weight concrete masonry units (CMU) in the Canadian market as produced by Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers

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(PDF) Life cycle water footprint assessment of concrete ...

Concrete requires a large amount of water throughout the product life cycle. This study constructs a comprehensive evaluation model of the life cycle water footprint (LCWF) of concrete production.

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Life Cycle Assessment of the Cement Industry in Zimbabwe

2017-2-4  Life Cycle Assessment of the Cement Industry in Zimbabwe Charles Mbohwa 1, Sibusiso Moyo 2 1University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 2University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe Abstract This paper generates data that can be used to quantify total life cycle environmental impacts of cement

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Slag Cement Life Cycle Assessment Calculator

The Slag Cement Association (SCA) commissioned the Athena Institute to produce this Ready Mixed Concrete Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Calculator for Slag Cement - Version 1.0 to show the impacts of using slag cement in ready mixed concrete. The LCA calculator allows you to enter custom concrete mixes and then substitute varying amounts of slag ...

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Nickel life cycle assessments Nickel Institute

Life cycle assessments. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) provides an understanding of the environmental impacts associated with all stages of a product or service, from raw material mining, through production, manufacture, use and maintenance to disposal or recycling. LCA is a comparison tool used by end users, regulators or other decision makers to ...

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Materials Life cycle Impacts - Green Building Council of ...

2014-4-29  1 Comparative Life Cycle Assessment Up to 6 points are available where a whole-of-building whole-of-life (cradle-to-grave) life cycle assessment (LCA) is conducted for the project and a reference case. Points are awarded based on the extent of environmental impact reduction against six environmental impacts categories when compared to the ...

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The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment Home

2021-8-10  The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (Int J Life Cycle Assess) is the first journal devoted entirely to Life Cycle Assessment and closely related methods. LCA has become a recognized instrument to assess the ecological burdens and impacts throughout the consecutive and interlinked stages of a product system, from raw material ...

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