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October 29, 2021 | 14:30 - 16:00

Using R-Concrete for Circular Value Creation


The use of R-concrete can close loops in the resource-intensive construction sector and thus contribute to circular value creation.

Portrait Sabine Flamme
Prof. Dr. Sabine Flamme

Prof. Dr. Sabine Flamme studied civil engineering at Münster University of Applied Sciences, completed her doctorate at BGUH Wuppertal, and was appointed to teach material flow and resource management at Münster University of Applied Sciences in 2005.

Since 2014, she has been spokesperson for the board of the Institute for Infrastructure, Water, Resources and Environment (IWARU), where she heads the Resources WG. In addition, she is, among other things, a member of the board of the DGAW and a founding member or deputy chair of the board of the re!source Stiftung e. V.. One focus of research in IWARU/AG Resources is on circular value creation in the construction sector. Here, 17 researchers led by Ms. Flamme are working on a variety of projects on material flows from anthropogenic stockpiles, on the development of recycling processes for building materials and structures and associated quality assurance concepts, and on new business models over the life cycle of structures.

Ms. Flamme is a member of various working groups, has authored numerous papers and publications on the above topics, among others, was awarded the Urban Mining Award in June 2012, and is currently a member of the Resource Commission at the Federal Environment Agency (KRU).

More information about her activities as well as the research projects of the Resources WG can be found here:

Other speakers

Portrait Alexander Henksmeier
Alexander Henksmeier

Managing Director | Betoningenieurbüro Henksmeier

Use of recycled aggregates in ready-mix concrete – economic, technical and legal considerations
Portrait Patrick Eberhard
Patrick Eberhard

Managing Director | Zirkulit AG, Schweiz

zirkulit® – The first circular concrete in Switzerland