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    • Alternative secondary raw materials for road construction based on pulp and paper industry reject: paperChain project 

      Baloochi, Hani; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Cepriá, Juan José; Orejana Gonzalez, Roberto; Oleaga, Asier (2020-01)
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      Europe is the second world producer of pulp and paper, representing 23% of world production and an annual turnover of €180 billion (1.26% of the European GDP). [1]. According to the Confederation of EU Paper Industries ...
    • Alternative secondary raw materials for road construction based on pulp and paper industry reject: paperChain project 

      Baloochi, Hani; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Cepriá, Juan José; Orejana Gonzalez, Roberto; Oleaga, Asier (World Road Association (PIARC), 2019)
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      Europe is the second world producer of pulp and paper, manufacturing 130 million tonnes in 2014 and representing 25% of world production. The EU pulp and paper manufacturing and converting industries generate an annual ...
    • An environmental study of the use of steel slag aggregate in gabion cages 

      Otegui Alday, Miren Karmele; Richter, Tanya; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2018)
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      Sustainable building and development is a growing tendency in modern day construction projects. Optimizing the use of raw materials and minimizing the environmental impact are becoming important factors in project design. ...
    • Cenizas volantes de papelera aplicadas a la construcción de carreteras: experiencias a gran escala del proyecto PaperChain 

      Cepriá, Juan José; Orejana Gonzalez, Roberto; de la Vega, Zaira; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Baloochi, Hani (2019-11)
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      El proyecto PaperChain “New Market Niches for the Pulp & Paper Industry Waste based on Circular Economy Approaches” reúne a 20 socios de 5 países europeos, así como a un gran número de colaboradores unidos con el objetivo ...
    • Diseño de mezclas de hormigón reciclado mediante el método Volumen de Mortero Equivalente (EMV): Validación bajo el contexto español y su adaptación al método de diseño de Bolomey 

      Jiménez Fernández, Cristian Gonzalo; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando (2013-10-08)
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      El nuevo método para el diseño de hormigón con árido reciclado (HAR) es usado para comprobar su posibilidad de uso bajo el contexto español. Primeramente, se realiza una extensa campaña experimental, para analizar las ...
    • Durability of recycled aggregate concrete designed with the Equivalent Mortar Volume (EMV) method: Validation under the Spanish context and its adaptation to Bolomey methodology 

      Jiménez Fernández, Cristian Gonzalo; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric (2014)
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      Some durability properties are analyzed in concretes made with a novel method for recycled aggregates concrete (RAC) proportioning, in order to validate it under the Spanish context. Two types of concrete mixes were ...
    • Effects of pre-wetting aggregate on the properties of mortars made with recycled concrete and lightweight aggregates 

      Jochem, Lidiane Fernanda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Cavalcante Rocha, Janaíde (2019-06)
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      This paper examines the suitability of partially replacing natural aggregate, sand, (NA) with recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) or lightweight aggregate (LWA) in mortars, under the hypothesis that pre-wetting aggregates ...
    • Expansion of mortars with gypsum contaminated fine recycled aggregates 

      Tovar Rodríguez, Gustavo Enrique; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric (2012-09-20)
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      This study evaluates the expansivity of fine recycled aggregates mortars depending on the type of Portland cement, the consistency and the equivalent of acid soluble sulphates (SO3) content. For that, an experimental ...
    • Experimental study of the effect of the thermal conductivity of EAF slag aggregates used in asphaltic concrete of wearing courses on the durability of road pavements 

      Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric; Méndez Candelario, Braulio Aquilino; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Valls del Barrio, Susanna (2017)
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      Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel slag is the basic material used to obtain good quality aggregates in different layers of road pavements. Many scientific papers have reported on the high frictional and abrasion resistance ...
    • Impacto ambiental en el ámbito de los materiales de construcción 

      Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins Canals i Ports de Barcelona, 2011-11-16)
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      El proceso de lixiviación en sí es universal, ya que cualquier material expuesto al contacto con el agua filtrará los componentes de su superficie o de su interior en función de la porosidad del material considerado. El ...
    • Improvement of the durability of concrete with recycled aggregates in chloride exposed environment 

      Vázquez Ramonich, Enric; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Jiménez Fernández, Cristian Gonzalo; Valls del Barrio, Susanna (2013)
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      Recycled aggregates concrete (RAC) becomes an important participant in recycled materials, although there are still questionable issues about some of its properties. Durability of RAC and its relationship with recycled ...
    • Improvement of the durability of concrete with recycled aggregates in chloride exposed environment 

      Vázquez Ramonich, Enric; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Jiménez, Cristian (2014-09-01)
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      Recycled aggregates concrete (RAC) becomes an important participant in recycled materials although there are still questionable properties of it, like chloride penetration and diffusion. An extensive experimental campaign ...
    • Influence of recycled limestone filler additions on the mechanical behaviour of commercial premixed hydraulic lime based mortars 

      Segura Domingo, Jorge; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro (Elsevier, 2020-03)
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      This paper presents an experimental programme aimed at investigating the use of limestone filler additions to modify the mechanical properties of commercial premixed hydraulic lime based mortars. The influence of adding ...
    • Influence of the nature of fraction unbound natural aggregates on the durability of recycled aggregates stabilized with cement 

      Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Cabrera Isa, Karen Virginia; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2018)
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      In the study of the application of recycled aggregates produced in Spain for its stabilization with cement and use in road pavement bases, it was observed that the mechanical and durability behaviour of the Mixed Recycled ...
    • Ladle steel slag in activated systems for construction use 

      Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Soto Martín, Oriol; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda (2020-08)
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      The construction industry needs to reduce greenhouse gases, in which cement production is currently responsible for generating between 4% and 6% of the total CO2 released into the atmosphere. Similarly, many industries ...
    • Recycling silicon solar cell waste in cement-based systems 

      Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Ferrer, R.; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Fernández, P. (2011-03-03)
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      This is a study of the recycling of crystalline solar cells by incorporating them in cement matrices. The hydration process of a mixture of calcium aluminate cement (CAC) and solar photovoltaic cell waste was researched ...
    • Rheology of fresh concretes with recycled aggregates 

      Faleschini, Flora; Jiménez Fernández, Cristian Gonzalo; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Vázquez Ramonich, Enric; Pellegrino, Carlo (2014-12-30)
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      The most frequently used measure of rheology is the slump test, which evaluates workability. Since this value is often operator-sensitive, a more quantitative estimate can be derived in terms of fundamental physical ...
    • Soil stabilization using waste paper fly ash: precautions for its correct use 

      Baloochi, Hani; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda (2020-12)
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      This paper deals with the valorization of waste paper fly ash (WPFA) as a binder for soil stabilization. The mineralogical characterization shows the presence of free lime, as well as some non-reactive and cementitious ...
    • Stabilization of photovoltaic panels cell wastes in building material matrices 

      Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Ferrer, Rober; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Martínez Ramírez, Sagrario (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2009)
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      This is a study about the hydration process of a mixture of Portland cement and solar photovoltaic cells waste. The nature of the hydration products of different compositions of these mixtures have been evaluated, at 20º ...
    • Transport of moisture and chlorides into sprayed concrete 

      Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Fernández Carrasco, Lucía (2020)
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      This contribution is a study of the durability and transport properties of sprayed concrete used in an actual construction site. It considers whether concrete spraying can generate different porosities as the thickness of ...