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Stanwell's Recent Investments into Sustainable Solutions

Posted 11-01-2023
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ADAA member Stanwell Corporations are continuously diverting hundreds of thousands of tonnes of coal combustion products (CCP) from landfill by treating it as a resource instead of as a waste. 

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America's Innovative Use for Fly Ash

Posted 14-12-2022
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Fly ash has stepped up to the challenge once again, being utilised as the specialised concrete for an innovative bridge-replacement project in Orlando, Florida.

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ASTM: C618 Standard Revised

Posted 14-12-2022
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The ASTM Committee C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates in the US, has just approved revision of the ASTM C618 - Standard Specification for Coal Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete, in a unanimous vote, to include harvested coal ash and bottom ash. 

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ACAA Releases Industry Survey Results

Posted 07-12-2022
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Coal ash is continually becoming a substantial asset that propels positive environmental, economic, and performance benefits to various high-value-added applications. Therefore, it is no wonder the beneficial use of coal ash continues to grow with approximately 60% of coal ash produced during 2021 being recycled.

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Stanwell Helping Brisbane Airport Reach Net Zero

Posted 17-11-2022
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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

Posted 10-11-2022
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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

Posted 03-11-2022
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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

Posted 03-11-2022
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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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Latrobe Magnesium Plans to Expand

Posted 02-11-2022
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Latrobe Magnesium is on the verge of developing Australia's first plant, extracting magnesium metal from brown coal fly ash and ferro-nickel slag, using their state-of-the-art patent hydromet technology. 

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TfNSW: Workshop 04: Environmental Sustainability - Standards and Specifications

Posted 25-10-2022
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TfNSW would like to invite you to workshop 04: Environmental Sustainability - Standards and Specifications. 

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Latrobe Magnesium Harvest Magnesium Metal From Fly Ash

Posted 13-10-2022
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ADAA member Latrobe Magnesium (LMG) are using a world-first process of combined hydromet/thermal reduction for magnesium extracted from fly ash. 

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Concrete 2023: Abstract Submissions Extended

Posted 28-09-2022
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Concrete Institute of Australia's Biennial National Conference has extended the abstract submissions to 13 October 2022 at 11:59 (AWST). 

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Product Category Rule for SCMs: The First Step for EPDs

Posted 21-09-2022
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A North American Product Category Rule (PCR) has been created for supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs), the first step in developing Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).

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Report Update: High-density Geopolymer Concrete at Port Kembla's Northern Breakwater

Posted 14-09-2022
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A report by The University of New South Wales has been developed whereby findings are presented on the performance of High-density Geopolymer Concrete (GPC) used in the fabrication of Hanbar amour units and placed at Port Kembla's Northern Breakwater. 

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Stanwell Corporation at the Cutting Edge of Developing New Uses for CCPs

Posted 06-09-2022
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Coal continues to be the largest energy source for electricity generation within Australia, and accordingly significant volumes of CCPs are produced, used, and stored annually. ADAA member, Stanwell is at the forefront of developing uses for CCPs, attributing its success to the skill and dedication of its workforce. 

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Cement Australia joins ADAA

Posted 31-08-2022
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Cement Australia joins Association to explore further low carbon opportunities. 

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Daracon Joins Shortlist For Hexham Straight Project

Posted 25-08-2022
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ADAA member, Daracon Group has officially been shortlisted to complete the Hexham Straight Widening project in Newcastle, revamping the journey from Sydney to Queensland.

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Transport for NSW's Baseline Sustainability Requirements Workshop: Register Now!

Posted 24-08-2022
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Your invited to Transport for NSW's Baseline Sustainability Requirements workshop, taking place online Wednesday 31 August 2022. 

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Stanwell Commence Construction at Clark Creek

Posted 18-08-2022
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 The revolutionary Clark Creek Wind Farm have formally launched operations on the first stage of the 800 MW wind project that will displace 2.7 million tonnes of carbon each year. 

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Announcing WOCA 2024

Posted 10-08-2022
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The World of Coal Ash international conference is on the horizon. Taking place on the 13-16 May 2024 and located along the banks of the Grand River Michigan, the conference focuses on the science, applications, and sustainability of worldwide coal combustion products (CCPs).

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Concrete 2023: Submit Your Abstract Today

Posted 03-08-2022
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Concrete Institute of Australia's Biennial National Conference is back and inviting YOU to take part in this significant event. 

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SmartCrete CRC New Scoping Study Project

Posted 22-07-2022
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A SmartCrete CRC Preliminary Proposal has been confirmed to understand the current state of utilisation, including forecast production and availability of various supplementary cementitious materials (SCM), in order to continue to lower carbon opportunities for the Australian Cement and Concrete Sector. 

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NATSPEC: Specifying for Green Star Buildings

Posted 12-07-2022
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The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has published the new resource Specifying for Green Star Buildings Using NATSPEC.

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What You Need to Know About Energy Australia's One of a Kind Energy Solution

Posted 01-07-2022
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Energy Australia's one-of a kind power system!

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The Illawarra Could Reduce 88 Per Cent Of Australia's Emissions Thanks To A New Report

Posted 24-06-2022
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As outlined in a new report by the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative (ETI), an 88% cut to heavy industry emissions is possible and would set up key regions for the net-zero transition, says research backed by 18 of Australia’s largest companies. 

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