German Asphalt Industry
Overview and future trends
Jürgen Reifig
Deutscher Asphaltverband e.V.
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Classification of German roads
Motorways
1,9 %
72 % asphalt
federal roads
6,7 %
99 % asphalt
state roads
14,1 %
100 % asphalt
local roads
77,3 %
mainly asphalt
Total length of German roads: 650.000 km
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Customers of the asphalt industry
- contractor
- federal government
- states
- local authorities
⇒ couple of 1000 road constructing
companies, most of them very small
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Financing of Road projects
Taxes from road traffic
(tax for cars, petrol, VAT, toll roads):
53 Mrd. €
Public expenses for roads: 17 Mrd. €
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Expenses of the Federal State for Roads
7
6,16
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4,66
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Mrd. Euro
4,37
4,71
4,66
5,20
5,14
4,93
5,83
5,07
5,41
5,41
4,97
4,93
4,79
4,81
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Guarantee
asphaltproducer
5 years
contractor
2-5 years
depending on course
and thickness
client
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DAV
(German Asphalt Pavement Association)
Board
DAV-office
3 working groups:
• asphalt technology
• machinery and environment
• economy
8 regional boards:
no office, no own
money
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DAI
(German Asphalt Institute)
Board
Scientific committee
DAI-office
Research Institutes
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Members of DAV
ca. 190
asphalt producing and/or laying companies
with ca. 460 mixing plants (from 650 in total)
ca. 100
associated members like laboratories, mixing
plant manufacturers, bitumen suppliers …
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Year
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Asphaltproduction
Recycling
in Million tons and percent
Percentage of
Recyclingmaterial
in Production
Million tons
Million tons
in %
2000
65
12
(from ~ 15, means ~ 80 %)
18,5
2001
63
12
(from ~ 15, means ~ 80 %)
19
2002
58
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
20
2003
55
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
21
2004
52
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
22
2005
57
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
20
2006
57
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
20
2007
51
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
23
2008
51
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
23
2009
55
11,5
(from ~ 14, means ~ 82 %)
21
2010
45
11
(from ~ 14, means ~ 79%)
24
2011
50
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Problems of the Asphalt Industry
- More than 50 % of the production is produced from
September to December
- Bitumen supply (especially during production peaks)
- CO2 emission trade system
- Costs: bitumen, energy, aggregates …
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Future trends
- low temperature asphalt
- porous asphalt and other noise reducing pavements
- generally: lowering the emissions during production
and laying and improving the effectiveness of energy
consumption
- Recycling
- Quality
- Asphalt in cities
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Questions?
Statements?
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