Source: The Financial Express
The construction process involved converting approximately 80,000 tons of CONARC Steel slag into processed steel slag aggregates at the JSW Steel Dolvi plant in Raigad.
In a significant development, India’s first National Highway Steel Slag Road section on NH-66, connecting Mumbai to Goa was inaugurated on Saturday. The highway marks a milestone in sustainable road construction technology, converting waste from steel industries into a valuable resource for building robust and eco-friendly national highways.
CSIR-CRRI’s Transformative Steel Slag Road Technology: Performance and Cost-Efficiency
The revolutionary Steel Slag Road Technology, developed by the CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI), plays a pivotal role in repurposing steel industry waste into wealth. This technology helps the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) in constructing stronger and environmentally friendly national highways across the country.