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Australian producers and marketers of power station ash formed the Ash Development Association of Australia (ADAA) with the objective of investigating and developing market opportunities for the use of these materials in various industry applications such as construction, agriculture and manufacturing.

While the principal output from coal combustion is energy, significant quantities of by-products in the form of coal combustion products (CCPs) are also produced. In life cycle terms, the opportunities to exploit the low energy embodied in CCPs such as fly ash, furnace bottom ash, boiler slags and cenospheres are extensive. 

The combustion of pulverised coal in the furnace of a coal-fired power station boiler results in the production of a number of solid by-products. Internatioanlly we now more accurately classifiy these inert solid by-products as coal combustion products. This term reflects a more positive view and is in keeping with circular economy concepts, being an industrialised approach that seeks to use one industry's by-product output as another industry's material inputs.

We trust you find this website resource helpful, moreover gain a better understanding of coal combustion products which are man-made minerals that can help conserve finite natural resources.    

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Stanwell Helping Brisbane Airport Reach Net Zero


Flying out of Brisbane Airport has never been so environmentally friendly..until now. A recent renewable energy agreement between ADAA member Stanwell Corporations and Brisbane Airport Corporate (BAC) has been established, enabling Brisbane Airport to be powered by 100% renewable energy. 

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ACAA Revises Standards on Sampling & Testing Fly Ash


The standard relating to the sampling and testing of coal fly ash and natural pozzolans has had a two-item ballet published by the ASTM Subcommittee C09.24 on Supplementary cementitious Materials. The American Coal Ash Association Technical Committee are currently working to submit advice on the ballet, which is open until 2nd December 2022. 

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Cement Australia Reduces Emissions in QLD


The sunshine state is getting even brighter thanks to the new Cross River Rail project. Made up of 10.2 km of rail line including 5.9km of twin tunnels running under the Brisbane River and CBD, the project aims to transform the way Queenslanders travel across the whole of South East Queensland.

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Last Chance to Register: Standards Australia Digital Engineering Webinar


The Standards Australia Research and Analysis team would like to invite you to the insightful webinar that will explore what it will take for this sector to realise the immense opportunities for growth and digital transformation.

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