The assessment of a sustainable approach to the development of aggregates requires consideration of social, economic and environmental factors and balancing the various effects. All types of aggregates are considered, including crushed rock, sand and gravel, artificial, secondary and recycled, in terms of resources, manufacturing, distribution, markets, consumption, and recycling being considered in a sustainable way. These are set against the various constraints of finance, cost, competition, policy, planning, environment, and specifications.

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    Permanent International Association of Road Congresses

    La Grande Arche - Paroi Nord - Niveau 1
    92055 Paris la Defense Cedex 04,   France 
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  • Publication Date: 1999


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  • Pagination: 61p

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  • Accession Number: 00789238
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 284060096X
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 21.45.B
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 8 2000 12:00AM