Towards a greener road infrastructure by integrating environmental aspects in procurement and design

Date: 17 May 2017

Venue: UAntwerpen, Campus Middelheim, Gebouw G, Aula G.010 - Middelheimlaan 1 - 2020 ANTWERPEN (route: UAntwerpen, Campus Middelheim)

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Organization / co-organization: EMIB

Short description: Symposium

Symposium on the occasion of the PhD defence of Joke Anthonissen: Bituminous pavement in Flanders.Quantifying the effect of RAP on the environmental impact.


13:00 – 13:30 Welcome and Coffee

13:30 – 16:15 Presentations and discussion

• Introduction - Wim Van den bergh (UAntwerpen)

• Life cycle perspectives on initiatives undertaken to improve the sustainability of asphalt in the UK and Europe. Highlights

from 10 years of research - Matthew Wayman (TRL & NRA Highways England)

• Challenges to using Environmental Product Declarations in communicating LCA results: the case of the asphalt industry -

Amlan Mukherjee (Michigan Tech University)

• Evaluation and Decision Process for Greener Asphalt Roads - Towards Green Public Procurement in Belgium - Johan Maeck


• Project LCA in de Nederlandse asfaltindustrie - Jochem Mos (EcoChain Technologies)

• Duurzaam aanbesteden van proefvak N171 te Kontich: evaluatie door de aannemer - Emmanuel Van Damme (Aswebo)

Entrance fee: free

Registration: Via website

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