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President's Perspective
Asphalt Pavement Association of
Oregon is working to get the same
arrangement for the use of asphalt
pavement EPDs. And the California
High-Speed Rail Authority has
already begun requesting EPDs
for projects on its rail system; it
is only a matter of time before
other state agencies, including
Caltrans, seek to use the same

methodology for pavements. Other
DOTs are watching these projects
as they begin to develop their own
programs.
Requests from private road owners
and property owners for asphalt
mixture EPDs are increasing. Several
large NAPA members report private
owners including requests for asphalt
mixture EPDs in their project RFPs.

As more and more projects, both
public and private, require mixes
with calculated EPDs, what is now a
competitive advantage will become a
business necessity. NAPA's EPD tool
will help meet this need.
Our goal is to develop an easy-touse tool that takes information you
provide about your asphalt mixture
and plant to create a confidential,
credible, and transparent thirdparty-verified EPD for use in bidding
on pavement projects. Contractors
can share their EPD results with
their customers.

Improving the Bottom Line

Move Your Production Facilities Into Your Office!

Authorized personnel
have real-time access to
company-wide data -
anytime, anywhere.

See You in January

The Enterprise Information Server acts as an on-line gateway between the office and production
facilities. It allows office and IT personnel to maintain customer/order data in real-time, giving
the people responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of data the ability to control it. It allows
management to make informed decisions by providing up-to-the-minute, company-wide data on
current and historical transactions as well as operational data including material inventory.
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Even before you bid on a project that
requires an asphalt mixture EPD, the
NAPA EPD Program can help improve
the operational efficiency of your
facilities. EPDs benchmark operations
against the industry average data
used for the LCA that underlies the
EPD, helping to identify operation
inefficiencies that can be improved
to reduce energy use and save money.
Just as asphalt mix producers test
mix specs in advance of a project to
ensure quality pavement, it makes
sense to begin learning how to create
an EPD. Although it is not a difficult
process, it does require collecting and
inputting data. Knowing what data
is needed and having it readily at
hand will prepare your plant for the
evolving market place. Companies
playing catch up and trying to create
an EPD on the fly may not be ready
to take advantage of opportunities as
they arise.

03/09/16 1:13 am

I highly recommend you attend the
NAPA Annual Meeting in Orlando,
Jan. 29-Feb. 1 to learn more. The
EPD Program will be discussed in a
breakout workshop, as well as at the
Sustainability Committee meeting.
This is a great opportunity to learn
about the NAPA EPD Program,
which will help you quantify the
sustainability benefits of asphalt while
you improve your bottom line. AP


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016

President’s Perspective Asphalt — The Sustainable Choice
Industry News
Creating a Sustainability Program: Going Forward
2017 NAPA Annual Meeting Preview Strategies in a Changing Market
Developing a Stronger, Healthier Safety Culture
EH&S Training for the Upcoming Season
Are You Ready for OSHA’s New Silica Rule?
Resources to Reach Your Community with Real, Positive Information
EH&S Regulatory Outlook
Industry Calendar
Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 6
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 7
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 8
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - President’s Perspective Asphalt — The Sustainable Choice
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 10
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 11
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 12
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - Industry News
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 15
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 16
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - Creating a Sustainability Program: Going Forward
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 18
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 19
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 20
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 22
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 2017 NAPA Annual Meeting Preview Strategies in a Changing Market
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 26
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 27
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - Developing a Stronger, Healthier Safety Culture
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 30
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - EH&S Training for the Upcoming Season
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 43
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - Are You Ready for OSHA’s New Silica Rule?
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - Resources to Reach Your Community with Real, Positive Information
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - EH&S Regulatory Outlook
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - 59
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - Industry Calendar
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2016 - Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
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