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ADAA Call for Content!

Posted 01-10-2020
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The ADAA is continuously working to expand its library of case studies and encourages anyone to contribute. Submission requirements included.

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Fly Ash Furniture - Award-winning chair recycles coal by-product

Each chair is an extension of the coal life cycle, creating a sustainable, adaptive and optimistic solution within the furniture design industry.

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SmartCrete CRC Announces appointment of new CEO

Posted 14-08-2020
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The Interim Board of the SmartCrete CRC is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren South as Chief Executive Officer for the CRC.

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ACAA Podcast

Posted 05-08-2020
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Our US based sister Association, the American Coal Ash Association Executive Director Thomas Adams was featured recently on the “Let’s Be Civil” engineering podcast.  Prior, Tom was employed by the American Concrete Institute and has spent over 30 years in the ready mixed concrete industry.  Tom provides an insighht into coal combustion product benefication journey partnership programs with US EPA (C2P2) and uses in the US, but more importantly the future harvesting opportunities for CCPs and role in the circular economy. 40 min duration.

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Indigenous community general store built from high-volume fly ash

Posted 15-07-2020
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The U PANEL walls contain a modular locking wall system that eliminates the need for cement, sand, lime mortar, screws, nails, or bolts to join the modules. The innovative product reduces build time by 75% compared to bricklaying; providing the Amata community with a cost-effective, easily installed and low-maintenance store.

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Fly Ash and Recycled Materials Construct Central Coast Road

Posted 09-07-2020
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A big win for the Central Coast and construction industry in driving Australia’s future towards a sustainable and circular economy.

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ADAA Participates in New Research Hub Tackling Waste Crisis

Posted 02-07-2020
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RMIT University is leading a new major Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Hub. The hub will address the landfill waste crisis in Australia and focus on transforming reclaimed waste into new materials for use in the construction and manufacturing sectors.

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$50 million magnesium project approved in Vic

Posted 18-06-2020
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The world’s first project to create magnesium out of brown coal fly ash has received the tick of approval in Hazelwood, Victoria.

Latrobe City Council granted Latrobe Magnesium with the $50 million investment to the region.

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Vietnam adopts the circular economy in green manufacturing

Posted 05-06-2020
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 Using state-of-the-art technology, the team addresses the challenges of industrial waste and resource expenditure.

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COVID-19 ASSOCIATION RESPONSE

Posted 24-03-2020
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As COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Ash Development Association of Australia would like to reassure our members that we are actively monitoring and responding accordingly to Government updates.

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WEBINAR - Current Technologies for Cofiring Biomass with Coal

Posted 19-03-2020
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The latest webinar from IEA Clean Coal Centre.

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COURSES POSTPONED

Posted 17-03-2020
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CPEE have advised that, due to the ongoing and increasing social isolation measures being brought into place to slow transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

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Geopolymer Concrete Developed at Swinbourne University of Technology

Posted 03-03-2020
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Swinbourne University of Technology Researchers, Dr Behzad Nematollahi and Professor Jay Sanhayan, have taken big strides towards more sustainable concrete.

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THE CCGP WEBSITE IS LIVE!

Posted 16-02-2020
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The Coal Combustion and Gasification Products (CCGP) website is ready for your perusal!

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US Coal Ash Study

Posted 12-02-2020
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In a white paper published in January 2020, A Comprehensive Survey of Coal Ash Law and Commercialization: Its Environmental Risks, Disposal Regulation, and Beneficial Use Markets  commissioned by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners under a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, found that regulation to comply with Federal and State EPA requirements by utilities [coal fired power stations] or CFPS will be costly.

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WEBINAR - Beneficial Uses of Fly Ash

Posted 06-02-2020
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Global changes to the coal power industry are reflected in fly ash production, with the shift to Asia creating a fly ash deficit in the USA and Western Europe. Amid rising demand, the market price of fly ash has risen and is currently one third that of cement. 

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Improved Performance for Geopolymer Concrete Mixes

Posted 04-02-2020
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India’s leading companies involved in the construction, infrastructure, and ready-mix concrete sectors have been given the green light to trial EdenCrete (a carbon nanotube enriched liquid) with geopolymer cement. By exploring the potential of the carbon-strengthened additive, India aims to combine EdenCrete with high pozzolan (fly ash, silica fume, slag) concrete mixes to optimise performance and increase cement efficiency.

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Innovation and Sustainability - Earth Friendly Concrete

Posted 29-01-2020
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The rising need for more housing, buildings and developments to shape our growing population is simultaneously sparking concerns of carbon emissions and its impact on future generations. For Toowoomba based construction company, Wagners, sustainability in the construction industry is key.

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Philippines Volcanic Eruption Beneficial For Brick Production

Posted 22-01-2020
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Communities destroyed in the blink of an eye. What little remains, buried in ash. 

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Progress For The Coal Combustion And Gasification Products Journal

Posted 18-01-2020
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The Coal Combustion and Gasification Products (CCGP) online journal welcomes our Chief Executive Officer, Craig Heidrich on the CCGP Editorial Board. 

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The ADAA Meets with Sydney Metro

Posted 05-12-2019
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The Ash Development Association of Australia and the University of NSW recently met with Sydney Metro to discuss

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ASCP News Updates - November 2019

Posted 01-11-2019
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Every single update from the Australian Society for Concrete Pavements.

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The Truth About Coal Ash

Posted 19-10-2019
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Coal Ash is so often misrepresented in the media, academics like Dr. Lisa Bradley are attempting to combat this issue.

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ASCP News Updates October 2019

Posted 18-10-2019
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Plently of exciting things coming from the Australian Society for Concrete Pavements!

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Changes to Australian Standards 27/08/19

Posted 27-08-2019
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 A number of Australian Standards relevant to the Sampling & Testing of Aggregates have been published recently. The purpose of the Standard is to provide general information on the requirements of standard pieces of equipment used throughout the AS 1141 series for the testing of aggregate and rock for engineering purposes.

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