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Studies validate energy, environment savings from concrete

Manila Bulletin, September 27, 2005, B-13
(Similar story came out in Manila Standard Today)

International studies have confirmed various energy and environment conservation features of concrete pavements.

The study conducted by the National Research Council of Canada showed that heavy vehicles traveling on concrete roads and highways can realize as much as 11% savings in fuel costs compared to asphalt roads.

The study further boosts the significance of results of a socio-economic impact study of concrete highways prepared by KPMG Consulting in British Columbia which showed that concrete pavements also results in millions of dollars worth of savings for taxpayers.

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