Dr Mehdi Serati

Advance Queensland Fellow

University of Queensland


Dr Mehdi Serati is an Advance Queensland Fellow, a Lecturer at the University of Queensland (School of Civil engineering, Australia), and Deputy Manager of the international Large Open Pit Project (LOP)

Synthetic glass aggregates in shotcrete production

The increasing price and diminishing reserves of natural sand and aggregates have signified a genuine need to develop a cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to their use in shotcrete production. The ever-increasing amounts of waste glass stockpiled worldwide could offer a potential solution. In this presentation, the motivations, limitations and results of a recent project on recycling crushed waste glass in shotcrete production are reviewed.

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