Asphalt Production In Line With High Environmental Protection Standards

Loan Amount

1,000,000.00

Grant amount

150,000.00

EU Directives met

 

Product quality and market competitiveness, environmental protection, H&S requirements

Invested in

 

The new asphalt base Benninghoven ECO 2000

Energy Savings and GHG reduction

3,315 MWh/year

924 t CO2/year

 

Putovi d.o.o. has a long-lasting history operating since 1978, fully privatized in 2000. Main focus of the Company`s business operations includes road construction and reconstruction, construction of facilities and infrastructural objects, production of separated rocky materials for asphalt and concrete and production of asphalt.

For the need of asphalt production, a new asphalt base Benninghoven ECO 2000 of 110t/h capacity was purchased. The new asphalt base will operate together with existing asphalt base Bernardi CEM 1500. The capacity of the new unit is 160 tons per hour, comparing to current capacity of approx. 100 tons per hours. Technology and standards used in production of asphalt base provide higher level of environment protection. Proposed asphalt base is energy more efficient with the use of multiple energy sources for burners and better isolation of container that enables the significant savings.

Improvements in the new technologies have required a constant development of human resource capacities, including trainings and education for the employees together with the procurement of modern IT equipment. In the last three years Putovi d.o.o. has had in average 105 employees including 8 engineers, 2 economists, lawyer and other qualified workers.

The company received free technical assistance to optimize its investment project and 15% grant cash-back after the successful project verification, funded by the European Union. 

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of standards, including:

  • Directive 2010/75/EU on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control)
  • EU Regulation No. 305/2011 laying down harmonized conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing Council Directive 89/106/EEC.
  • Directive 2003/10/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 February 2003 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (noise)
  • Directive 2014/35/EU on the Harmonization of the Laws of Member States relating to Electrical Equipment Designed for Use within Certain Voltage Limits
  • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC.