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Wastes won’t go waste, to be used for road laying

25 October 2012

NEW DELHI: With rising construction cost and demand from various sectors for conventional building materials, a move is afoot to use waste material for laying roads. The 12 Five-Year Plan aims at giving a thrust to the initiative.

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways favours utilisation of waste materials as reserves of traditional materials are declining, making extraction of quality inputs dearer.

The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) has gained expertise in use of agricultural, municipal, construction and demolition wastes, metallurgical industry waste and by-products, quarry waste, pulverised fuel ash, diamond mine waste and paper industry waste……

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/wastes-wont-go-waste-to-be-used-for-road-laying/article4028615.ece

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Written by csirindia

October 28, 2012 at 10:37 am

Posted in CRRI

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