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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.
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Roads and Maritime Services Pavement’s Unit is pleased to announce that the call for presentation topics is now open for this year’s pavements conference. All Roads and Maritime staff and members of the pavements community are invited to submit a proposal to present at this year’s pavements conference to be held at the Power House Museum on 23 November.
In April 2018 the 6th International Conference – “Coal Ash Removal, Transport, Processing & Disposal” will be held in Moscow, Russia. The 2 day event will be hosted by the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI).
At the World of Coal Ash 2017 Conference in the United States, CEO Craig Heidrich presented the following report to a plenary of +1,100. View the World Wide Coal Combustion Products Network PDF now.
This year the Asian Coal Ash Association will hold the Coal Ash Asia 2017 (CAA) Conference from the 21-24 July Baotou, Inner Mongolia. CAA2017 features 3 days of conference, seminars, exhibition and business matching.
There is now less than 6 weeks to go until we kick-off the ASCP 4th Concrete Pavements Conference to be held at the Mantra on Salt Beach in Kingscliff, NSW from 16th - 18th July 2017.
Craig Heidrich, CEO of the Ash Development Association of Australia, updated attendees on the future for coal fueled electricity generation, noting that while the increase in the use in coal in many parts of the world continues, the pace of growth is slowing.
ASTM Subcommittee C09.24 on Supplementary Cementitious Materials has two ballot items open until May 28, 2017. American Coal Ash Association’s Technical Committee has reviewed both items and prepared recommendations for ACAA members who participate on the ASTM subcommittee.
Join Gradient and Invited Guest Speakers for a Three-part Webinar Series on Technical and Legal Issues that Affect Coal Combustion Residuals Management.
The International Pittsburgh Coal Conference (PCC) is proudly hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering. It is an outgrowth of a series of conferences spanning more than three decades, and dealing with coal utilization both in the United States and internationally.
The ASTM’s committee(s) for cement, SCM's and concrete currently have a host of issues open for the ballot. Our colleagues at the American Coal Ash Association’s have shared some keys issues their Technical Committee have been evaluating. the Ash Development Association of Australia appreciated greatly the ACAA sharing these international developments so as to keep us abreast of international developments.
Austroads Bridge Conference 2017 (ABC2017), a national conference that will be hosted by VicRoads in April 2017. This will be the 10th conference held under the auspices of Austroads, the 25th anniversary of the first ABC and the second time hosted by VicRoads.
Standards Australia has notified the Association of the the following amendments were published on the 27th February 2017.
The new-generation, high-efficiency coal plants produce half the carbon dioxide emissions of existing ones, making them comparable with gas and the Minerals Council says it is “simply common sense” that new coal technologies be considered as part of Australia’s efforts to meet its emissions reduction targets.
The Coal Combustion & Gasification Products Journal is a collaboration between the American Coal Ash Association and the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research, with the Ash Development Association of Australia's CEO, Craig Heidrich on the Editorial Board.
Don’t miss the opportunity to explore first-hand how Boral tests their construction materials at their Laboratory – organised by the Concrete Institution of Australia.
To be held Monday 17th to Tuesday 18th July 2017 in Kingscliff, NSW, the Australian Society for Concrete Pavements Invites you to attend the ASCP 4th Concrete Pavements Conference.
Being the largest supplier of construction materials to Australia, Boral have entered into a binding agreement to acquire headwaters Inc. for US$24.25 per share in cash, representing an aggregate enterprise value of US$2.6 billion.
An important enabler in this journey for partners in the CRCLCL is to publish a Geopolymer Concrete Handbook as wider penetration of Geopolymer concrete within the construction industry affords a promising pathway to increase use of Low Embodied-Carbon construction materials.
Latrobe Magnesium (ADAA Member) is hoping the coming closure of the Hazelwood power station will help spur a $12 million Victorian government grant that will let it finally start building a $40m pilot magnesium plant that would process Hazelwood’s fly ash waste. If successful, Latrobe Magnesium (LM) is planning a $325m plant that will likely employ 300 people from the region.
At the CRC-LCL Participants Annual Forum Craig Heidrich (ADAA CEO) updated the attendees on the progress of a current research project, conducted with the University of New South Wales, which is exploring ways to remove barriers that are slowing the uptake of applications for low carbon geopolymer concrete throughout Australia.