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Publications

  • Coronado, M., Andrés, A., Cheeseman, Chris, Acid gas emissions from structural clay products containing secondary resources: foundry sand dust and Waelz slag., 2016

    Journal of Cleaner Production.2016

  • Coronado, M., Segãdaes, A.M., Andrés, A., Using mixture design of experiments to assess the environmental impact of clay-based structural ceramics containing foundry wastes, 2015

    Journal of Hazardous Materials, 299, 529-539

  • Cifrian, E., Coronado, M., Quina, M, Andrés, A., Environmental assessment of the potential impact on soils of foundry waste using standard leaching tests, 2015

    Conference:

    The ninth International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials “WASCON 2015”, June, 10th-12th, Santander, Spain

    Contribution: Oral Presentantion
    Proceedings: Libro de comunicaciones. ISBN 978‐84‐606‐8422‐0
    Abstract: This paper presents an approach for the assessment of the environmental impact from soil/land applications of stabilised metallic waste. The approach is based on a combination of the European standard for characterization of waste, ENV 12920, and the Dutch Building Materials Decree (BMD). ENV 12920 stablishes the specific methodology to perform a complete characterisation of the leaching behaviour of waste materials under specified conditions. The BMD regulates the (re)use of primary and secondary materials to ensure the environmentally secure utilization of building materials avoiding further deterioration of the soil quality. No difference is made between primary materials, secondary materials and waste materials. The decree is applicable in case these materials are used in constructions where they are in contact with rain, surface water and ground water (e.g. in embankments, road building, outside walls of buildings, foundations and roofs).
  • Coronado, M., Coz, A., Vandecasteele, C., Andrés, A., Geochemical speciation of trace pollutants in ceramics containing Waelz slag as alternative resource, 2014

    Conference:

    WasteEng 2014: 5th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation. Río de Janeiro, Brazil, August 25-28, 2014. www.wasteeng2014.org

    Contribution: Oral presentation
    Proceedings: ftp.servcbo.com
    Abstract: The objective of this research is to study the effect of pH on the release of trace pollutants from alternative ceramics fired at different temperatures using equilibrium standardized leaching tests. The results indicate that combining leaching test results and geochemical modelling provided insight in the mechanisms and prediction of trace metals leaching of alternative ceramics.
  • Coronado, M., Segãdaes, A.M., Andrés, A., Leaching behaviour of Cr and Mo from three alternative ceramics products using Waelz slag as a resource: an experiemental study of the influence of the firing conditions, 2013

    Conference: SARDINIA 2013 Symposium, 14th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium,  September 30th – October 4th, Sardinia, Italy, 2013 www.sardinasymposium.it
    Contribution: Poster
    Proceedings: Sardinia 2013. Symposium Proceedings. (Cossu, R. et al., Eds.). pp.1-9. ISBN:9788862650281; ISSN:2282-0027
    Abstract: Processing parameters, firing rate and firing temperature, as well as the raw materials effects on the leaching behavior of alternative ceramics containing 40% of Waelz slag, as alternative resource, were assessed in three ceramic processes. The results showed that the leaching behaviour of Cr and Mo seems to be divided into two different steps; the first one at low temperatures where the leaching depends more upon the solubility of chromates and molybdates. In the second step, the leaching decreases drastically due to vitrification. Results shows that the faster the firing processes is carried out the lower mobility of critical elements.

  • Coronado, M., Sanchez-Santillan, P., Andrés, A., Influence of firing conditions and raw materials composition on the atmospheric emissions: traditional clays vs. Waelz slag foundry sand as ceramic resources, 2013

    Conference: WASTES 2013, 2nd Edition of the International Conference and Exhibition WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities. Braga, Portugal, September 11-13th, 2013 www.wastes2013.org
    Contribution: Oral presentation
    Proceedings: WASTES 2013. Book of Proceedings Wastes 2013. Casto, F., Vilarihno, C., Carvalho, J., Castro, A., Araujo, J., Pedro, A. (Eds.) ISSN 2183-0568. p. 415-420
    Abstract: In this work, the emissions of CO2, SO2, HCl and HF during three thermal treatments of three traditional clays and two alternative resources have been assessed using mass balance and evolved gas analysis (EGA) techniques. The effects of raw materials composition, firing rate and temperature on the release of these air pollutants were investigated. CO2 emissions are rather related to the carbon content in the raw materials than to the firing conditions, while the emissions of acid compounds are influenced by both parameters.

  • Dosal, E., Coronado, M., Muñoz, I., Viguri, J.R., Andrés, A., A GIS-based methodology for sustainable spatial planning for Construction and Demolition Waste (C&DW) management facilities in a Spanish coastal region, 2012

    Conference WasteEng 2012, 4th Int. Conf. Eng. for Waste and Biomass Valorisation. http://www.wasteeng2012.org/
    Contribution:

    Poster

    Proceedings: 4th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation. September 10-13, 2012 – Porto, Portugal. Vol. , pp.723-728
    Abstract: Adequate location of C&DW recycling facilities is a complex process requiring the assessment of several criteria. In this work geospatial criteria with a methodology based on GIS with a making decision process using AHP have been used and a final ranking of location sites has been obtained.    
  • Dosal, E., Coronado, M., Muñoz, I., Viguri, J.R., Andrés, A., Application of Multi-Criteria decision-making tool to locate construction and demolition waste (C&DW) recycling facilities in a northern Spanish region, 2012

    Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 11 (3) 545-556

  • Galán, B., Dosal, E., Coronado, M., Andrés, A., Viguri, J.R., Assessing of economical-transportation criteria for the optimal location of Construction and Demolition Waste management facilities in Cantabria (Spain), 2012

    Conference WASCON 2012 - 8th International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials. Gothenburg (Sweden), 30 May to 1 June 2012. http://www.swedgeo.se/wascon2012
    Contribution: Poster, WASCON POSTER PRIZE
    Proceedings: Proceedings of the Wascon 2012
    Abstract: The aim of this paper is the identification of the location and capacity of the transfer stations and processing plants and the corresponding management network by means of an optimization model that minimizes: (i) medium transportation distance (ii) total management costs (installation, operation and landfill) with and without administrative predefined areas. The model is formulated as MILP problem where the binary variables represent the presence or not of management facilities at a location. GAMS is used as a high-level modelling system for the resolution of the mathematical programs. The obtained results show very different C&DW treatment networks with total cost ranging from 3.53 to 4.34 mill €/y and medium transport distance ranging from 14.77 to 24.10 km.
  • Coz, A., Ruiz-Labrador, B., Alonso Santurde, R., Coronado, M., Andrés, A., Leaching behaviour methodology as a tool for stabilised/solidified metallic waste characterisation , 2012

    Conference Wascon 2012, 8th International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials. Gothenburg (Sweden), 30 May to 1 June 2012, http://www.swedgeo.se
    Contribution: Poster
    Proceedings: WASCON 2012 - 8th International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials. Gothenburg (Sweden), 30 May to 1 June 2012.
    Abstract:  
  • Coronado, M., Movellan, D., Sanchez-Santillan, P., Andrés, A., Leaching behaviour modeling of alternative raw materials based structural ceramic using mixture design experiments (MDoE), 2012

    Conference WasteEng 2012, 4th Int. Conf. Eng. for Waste and Biomass Valorisation http://www.wasteeng2012.org/
    Contribution: Poster
    Proceedings: 4th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation. September 10-13, 2012 – Porto, Portugal. Vol. 1, pp.312-317
    Abstract: The effect of using foundry sand and Waelz slag as ceramic resources on the leaching behaviour of the end-products was evaluated by mixture design of experiments (MDoE). Clay/foundry sand/Waelz slag mixtures were used to produce ceramic products according to three firing cycles. The study demonstrates that the constraint mixture design is suitable to predict the environmental behaviour of any studied mixture).
  • Alonso Santurde, R., Coronado, M., Martín-Torre, M. C., Andrés, A., Modeling of technical properties of alternative raw materials based structural ceramic using mixture design experiments (MDOE), 2012

    Conference Wascon 2012, 8th International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials. Gothenburg (Sweden), 30 May to 1 June 2012, http://www.swedgeo.se
    Contribution: Oral, Iscowa Award accesit
    Proceedings:
    Abstract: In this work the effect of using foundry sand and Waelz slag as ceramic resources on the technical end-products properties was evaluated by mixture design of experiments (MDoE). Clay/foundry sand/Waelz slag mixtures were proposed and the bodies obtained according to three firing cycles employed in industry for the manufacturing of face-bricks, wall-bricks and roof tiles. Then they were technically characterized for firing shrinkage, water absorption and flexural strength determination. The properties values were modeled, and the model checked by proposing two new mixtures points. The results showed the relevance of the mixture composition on the final product properties, and the suitability of the model to predict the sample behavior by using only the amounts of raw materials considered.
  • Coronado, M., Martín-Torre, M. C., Alonso Santurde, R., Coz, A., Galán, B., Andrés, A., Alternative raw material usage in the clay ceramic industry, 2011

    Conference WASTES: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities 1St International Conference, Guimarães, Portugal, September 12th – 14th 2011.
    Contribution:  Poster
    Proceedings:
    Abstract: The global environmental impact of industrial production has increasing due to the scarcity of raw materials and the large amount of waste generated. Ecoinnovation promotes integrated initiatives such as closed-loop production by the incorporation of waste flows on industrial processes as substitutes of raw materials. The clay-based ceramic industry is considered a proper alternative for solid waste incorporation due to the immobilization in the ceramic matrix of some potentially toxic metals contained in the waste after the firing process. This work presents an updated review of available literature on the potential incorporation of different solid wastes in ceramics. The industrial wastes were classified according to the European Waste List (EWC) and the role played by the waste in the ceramic has been also studied. According to this review numerous kinds of wastes have being successfully incorporated into clayey ceramics; in some cases, this incorporation has proved to be technological acceptable and environmentally friendly. 
  • Coronado, M., Dosal, E., Coz, A., Viguri, J.R., Andrés, A., Estimation of construction and demolition waste (C&DW) generation and multicriteria analysis of C&DW management alternatives: A case study in Spain, 2011

    Waste and Biomass Valorization2 (2), 209-225.

  • Andrés, A., Cifrian, E., Coronado, M., Coz, A., Dosal, E., Viguri, J.R., Punto Focal de Residuos de Cantabria, 2011

    Medio Ambiente Cantabria Informa, 32, 11-18

    Descargar aqui:http://www.medioambientecantabria.es

  • Dosal, E., Coronado, M., Muñoz, I., Viguri, J.R., Andrés, A., Application of Multi-Criteria decision-making tool to locate Construction and Demolition Waste (C&DW) recycling facilities in a northern Spanish region., 2011

    Conference:

    6th International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Management, ICEEM06. Balatonalmádi, Hungary. 1-4 September 2011.

    Contribution: Poster
    Proceedings: Book of abstracts - 6th International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Management, ICEEM06.
    Abstract: In this work, a methodology based in Multicriteria Analysis with the aim of locating C&DW recycling facilities has been developed and applied to a real-life case in Cantabria, a northern Spanish region. The region has been divided in geographical areas in which different alternative locations for recycling facilities have been assessed. One of these geographical areas was evaluated and a compromise solution based on economic, environmental and social criteria has been provided by Definite 3.0 MCA software. Four multicriteria analysis methods: Evamix (EV), Weighted Summation (WS), Electre II (E2) and Regime (REG) have been performed in order to obtain the most suitable locations. Analyses of the sensitivity and uncertainty of the results have been also carried out in order to investigate the robustness of the solutions obtained. Therefore, the main findings of this research have showed the robustness and reliability of the application of MCA methodology for C&DW site location
  • Coronado, M., Dosal, E., Coz, A., Viguri, J.R., Andrés, A., Estimation of construction and demolition waste (C&DW) generation using different ratios of waste per unit area of construction., 2010

     

    Conference WasteEng10, 3rd International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation held in Beijing, China. 17-19 May 2010.
    Contribution:  Poster
    Proceedings:  Book of abstracts - 3rd International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation
    Abstract: Construction and demolition waste (C&DW) constitutes a priority waste stream in the European waste strategy due to its large volume and its high recycling and reuse potential. Directive 2008/98/EC on waste, stresses the need of quantify the waste stream and to improve the material recovery efficiency of C&DW in the European Union. Designing a suitable network of facilities involves an adequate knowledge of the inputs to material recovery facilities. In this work, a methodology for the quantification of C&DW has been developed and applied to the case study in Cantabria, a northern Spanish region. The quantification of C&DW was calculated by means of an equation which combines municipal licenses and ratios of waste per unit area of construction, demolition and renovation. The selected ratios for the study case in Cantabria belongs to four northern Spanish regions, and they were developed by two associations of architects, one technological institute and by the regional legislation recently developed in the region.