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The Ash Development Association of Australia is your industry body representing the interests of producers, processors, marketers, suppliers and other associated stakeholders of coal combustion products.  An important part of the Association’s role is ensuring that Association members are kept abreast of wider industry developments, environmental issues and legislation changes affecting our industry. 

To further enhance our current bi-annual ‘Coal Ash Matters’ industry newsletter, we have introduced a bi-monthly ‘Coal Ash Flash’  (e-Blast) to keep our members abreast of current news and issues from around Australia and the Globe. If you would like to subscribe to Coal Ash Matters and Coal Ash Flash, click below!


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The latest announcements, headlines and news briefs from within the industry

Concrete Code AS3600 - Review on Changes


Concrete Institute of Australia  are  holding a seminar which is recommended for all involved in the design of concrete structures or supply of concrete products, providing both a comprehensive review
of the  wide ranging  changes in the new code, and an opportunity to discuss how these will be applied in practice.

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What's New in Concrete


To kick off 2019 and discuss what's new in concrete, the Concrete Institute of Australia are hosting a night of some light food, drinks and networking.

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ACAA 2019 Winter Meeting


The American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) Winter Meeting is quickly approaching. The meeting will be held in Houston, Texas from January 30 - 31, 2019.

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Standards Australia Publications


The following Standards Australia publications have been published on 21 December 2018. 

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Global Slag Conference, Exhibition and Awards


The 14th Global Slag Conference, Exhibition and Awards will be held in Aachen, Germany from 26 - 27 March 2019.

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Towards Zero Carbon: Low Carbon Coastal Protection


Eight million tonnes of CO2 are produced in Australia each year, as well as 14 million tonnes of fly ash and three million tonnes of slag. By substituting Portland cement with slag and fly ash to make Geoploymer Concrete (GPC), significant CO2 reduction and economic benefit can be achieved

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The first international conference on Innovation in Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete technology (ILCCC) aims to exchange the latest global scientific and technical achievements on low-carbon cement and concrete technology in order to promote their wide industrial applications.

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ASCP 5th Concrete Pavements Conference


The ASCP 5th Concrete Pavements Conference will be hosted at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley NSW from Monday 21st to Tuesday 22nd July 2019.

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CAMS 2018 Symposia


Hosted by Materials Australia and The Australian Ceramic Society, CAMS 2018 is Australia's largest interdisciplinary technical meeting on the latest advances in materials science, engineering and technology.

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EuroCoalAsh 2019 is an international conference concerned with the use of Coal Combustion Products (CCPs) in the construction industry in Europe.

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ACAA 50th Anniversary Achievements


American Coal Ash Association has commenced celebrating the organization’s 50th anniversary!

Attendees at the recnt ACAA Fall Meeting in New Orleans enjoyed presentations reviewing the association’s history during the Women’s Leadership Forum and a commemorative group luncheon. Now that history can also be enjoyed in a five-minute video available on-line.

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The ADAA at Exclusive RMIT Workshop


RMIT University, Melbourne  are  hosting an invitation-only workshop focusing on engineered construction materials from recycled waste. The Ash Development Association of Australia's CEO, Craig Heidrich, has been invited to speak at this exclusive workshop about ash development in Australia.

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World of Coal Ash 2019


The World of Coal Ash committee is now accepting abstract submissions for WOCA 2019. The application deadline is November 9, 2018. 

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2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete


Entries are now open for the 2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete Program.  

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Standards Australia Publication: AS 1141.24:2018


The following Standards Australia Publication has been published. 

AS 1141.24: 2018 - Methods for sampling and testing aggregates - Aggregate soundness - Evaluation by exposure to sodium sulphate solution

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Standards Australia Draft's Public Comment Period Closing Soon


Multiple Standards Australia Drafts are open for comment, closing on 31 August 2018.  

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Concrete 2019 Abstract Submissions & Program Updates


The Concrete 2019 Scientific Committee  are  welcoming abstract submissions for the 29th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia.

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USWAG Workshop Presentations


​Utility Solid Waste Activities Group (USWAG) is the peak body responsible for addressing waste issues on behalf of the stationary power (utility) industry. USWAG formed in 1978 is a trade association of over 110 utility operating companies, energy companies and industry associations, including the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), the American Public Power Association (APPA), and the American Gas Association (AGA).

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National Technical and Education Workshop 2018


The Ash Development Association of Australia are honoured to announce our upcoming technical and education workshop focusing on Coal Combustion Products: International Perspectives on Utilisation Opportunities and Threats

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First Announcement: 7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference


The Australian Industrial Ecology Network is now inviting submissions for presentations for the 7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference. 

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