Advances

MILESTONES OF LIFE REFIBRE PROJECT

NEEMO monitoring meeting

NEEMO monitoring meeting

On February 26 and 27, the third project monitoring meeting was held by Josefa Diamantopoulus de Neemo in Valladolid. In the meeting, all the technical advances made since the beginning of the project were exposed, as well as all the administrative and financial aspects...

Working on the study of industrial viability

Working on the study of industrial viability

LIFE REFIBRE partners, CARTIF, Blasgon and San Gregorio, are already working together in action B.5 to carry out a study of the industrial implementation of the process developed in the project. For this, a business and exploitation...

Project monitoring meeting

Project monitoring meeting

Today, a technical meeting was held at Colegio de Caminos facilities in Valladolid, in which the monitoring of the road demonstrator section were discussed, as well as the following technical tasks that will be carried out in the following months . On the other hand, the...

Road demonstrator section construction with glass fibre

Road demonstrator section construction with glass fibre

San Gregorio, has constructed the road demonstrator section with the glass fibre recovered from the wind turbine blades through mechanical recycling, in order to provide improved mechanical properties to road surfaces. Glass fibres have been added to the mixture in the...

Project monitoring meeting

Project monitoring meeting

A technical meeting was held at the INCOSA, Boecillo facilities, where all the project's advances were presented and administrative issues were discussed in view of the presentation of the Midterm Report.

Visit future road demonstration section

Visit future road demonstration section

This morning, all project partners have been visiting the stretch of road that will be the road demonstration section where the glass fibre obtained by mechanical recycling of the wind turbine blades will be introduced. Once it has been extended, a continuous monitoring...

We keep getting fiberglass

We keep getting fiberglass

We continue with the recycling of wind turbine blades, obtaining good yields and large amounts of fiberglass separated from the wood and in optimal conditions to enter the asphaltic firm. See more photos in Image Gallery. Obtaining large size fiberObtaining large size...

Second monitoring meeting NEEMO-IDOM

Second monitoring meeting NEEMO-IDOM

On Febrery 7th, the second monitoring meeting of LIFE REFIBRE project was held at BLASGON facilities, in Aranda de Duero (Burgos, Spain), where is located the mechanical prototype plant. During the meeting, the project team together with the NEEMO external monitor, Josefa...

LIFE REFIBRE as an innovative offer

LIFE REFIBRE as an innovative offer

Through this publication, public stakeholders in a different organization levels (local, regional, and national) can know the advantages that LIFE REFIBRE project can offer to the road infrastructures sector. (Click to enlarge)

LIFE REFIBRE in CONAMA

LIFE REFIBRE in CONAMA

Due to the celebration of the Environmental National Congress (CONAMA), hold in Madrid, LIFE REFIBRE Project has been made known to Circular Economy stakeholders.

LIFE REFIBRE in FuturENVIRO

LIFE REFIBRE in FuturENVIRO

FuturENVIRO, a digital magazine specialized in waste treatment, publishs an article about the actions developed into the framework of LIFE REFIBRE project. You can read the complete article in the following link.

Characterization of asphalt pavement mixtures

Characterization of asphalt pavement mixtures

After the realization of the asphalt pavement mixtures, its characterization is proceeding. In order to know the properties that the different formulations confer to the pavement, during this task, the manufactured witnesses are subjected to various standardized tests,...

Designing asphalt paviment mixtures with fibre

Designing asphalt paviment mixtures with fibre

After the characterization of the milling samples we have started with the desing of the asphalt paviment mixtures. During this task we are designing and testing differents asphalt paviment mixtures to get the most suitable asphalt paviment mixtue which ensures the...

Collection of blades completed

Collection of blades completed

BLASGON has already collected 12 wind turbine blades out of use, necessary for the execution of the project. All of them have been previously cut in the wind farm to facilitate the transport to their facilities. Therefore, the waste with which to work on the project is...

Firtst monitoring meeting NEEMO-IDOM / EASME

Firtst monitoring meeting NEEMO-IDOM / EASME

On May 25th, the first monitoring meeting of LIFE REFIBRE project was held at ICCL facilities, in Burgos (Spain). During the meeting, the project team together with the NEEMO external monitor, Josefa Diamantopoulos, and the senior project adviser at EASME, Aurelio...

LIFE REFIBRE-LIFE BRIO connection

LIFE REFIBRE-LIFE BRIO connection

On May 18th, LIFE REFIBRE and LIFE BRIO projects partners held a meeting in Madrid, in IBERDROLA facilities, in order to start working more closely together sharing knowledge and experiences. The result was a fruitful meeting to launch these actions.

2nd periodic meeting of the LIFE REFIBRE project

2nd periodic meeting of the LIFE REFIBRE project

On May 3, the second follow-up meeting of the LIFE REFIBRE project was held at the CARTIF facilities, Boecillo, in which we evaluated the progess of the project and prepared the visit for the European Commission that is going to be at the end of this month.

Optimal logistic model performed

Optimal logistic model performed

A study has been carried out to obtain an optimized logistic model, to collect the blades of wind turbine out of use from the origin and transport them to the treatment plant. The objective of this logistic model has been to maximize the efficiency of the transport of the...

First milling test

First milling test

During the test, representative specimens of aerogenerator blades collected were milled in a hammer mill during differents residence time in it. Through this test, we have known the behaviour of the aerogenerator blades during this milling process in order to obtain the...

First promotional video

First promotional video

The first promotional video of the project is available on YouTube. It shows the main objectives, the expected results, the partners and the financial contribution of the project. You can watch it on the following link. https://youtu.be/ELT6dRlZy2U

Dissemination material is ready

Dissemination material is ready

We already have all the project dissemination material: Brochures, Roll-Up, poster and working folders. You can view it whitin the section Documents.

Action of gathering useless aerogenerator blades continues

Action of gathering useless aerogenerator blades continues

Excellent work! Currently, BLASGON is working actively on gathering useless aerogenerator blades as part of work to be developed within the action B1, the creation of a logistic model for the suitable transport to the the prototype to recycle them. More pictures are...

Life Cycle Assessment. Baseline scenarios.

Life Cycle Assessment. Baseline scenarios.

Life Cycle Assessment of the project`s baseline scenarios, landfill and incineration of the wind turbine blades which have reached their end of life, is already done and it includes the environmental assessment of the current situation of this waste, that it, what would...

LIFE REFIBRE kick-off meeting project

LIFE REFIBRE kick-off meeting project

November 09, 2017, at the facilities of Instituto de la Construcción de Castilla y León, ICCL (Burgos), LIFE REFIBRE kick-off meeting project was held, financed by the European Commission through the LIFE Program, in which all members have attended. During the meeting all...

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