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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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Geopolymer Concrete in the Spotlight

Posted 13-08-2019
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In June 2019, the Sydney City Council along with University of NSW and Wagners Concrete worked together to lay 15 metres of Geopolymer Concrete in a busy street of Sydney. The project was part of 7 years of research together with UNSW and the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living, which saw the concrete laid to undergo 5 years of testing against regular concrete laid as a control. 

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Annual Production and Utilisation Survey Report: 2018 - Summary

Posted 15-07-2019
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The beneficial use of coal combustion products (CCPs) during 2018 resulted in 5.936 million tonnes or 47% being beneficially used, resulting in the conservation of; energy; finite natural resources, the reduction of carbon emissions through the recovery of CCPs being mineral by-product resources.

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ASTM C618 Changes

Posted 19-02-2019
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Following almost two years of consensus building discussions, the definition of what constitutes Class C and Class F fly ashes is now officially changed in the United States.  The American Coal Ash Association during their recent Winter meeting reported the likelyhood of changes to come.  

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AGL DECISION TO SUSPEND SUPPLY OF COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS

Posted 25-01-2019
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23 January 2019

AGL DECISION TO SUSPEND SUPPLY OF COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS 

The Ash Development Association of Australia (ADAA) representing Australian coal-fired power stations and marketers[1] of power station coal combustion products (CCPs), supports the decision by AGL’s Bayswater Power Station[2]  to suspend CCPs distribution until a full investigation is conducted into claims about elevated levels of trace metals. 

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ACAA 50th Anniversary Achievements

Posted 16-10-2018
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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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Standards Australia Draft's Public Comment Period Closing Soon

Posted 28-08-2018
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Multiple Standards Australia Drafts are open for comment, closing on 31 August 2018.  

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Howard Recycling Services

Posted 04-02-2018
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Howard Recycling Services ADAA

Howard Recycling Services has the contract with Sunset Power International for the Sale of Bottom Ash, Cenospheres and Ash Dam Rejuvenation at Mannering Park Ash Dam. The company was established on site at this location in November 2012. 

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New ADAA Member - Sphere One

Posted 05-10-2017
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Sphere One’s goal is to always provide the highest quality products and services to our customers by establishing and reviewing quality objectives. To accomplish this, they utilize Continuous Quality Improvement techniques to understand customer needs and requirements and continually improve the effectiveness of the quality management system.

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Proposed ASTM changes up for Ballot

Posted 29-03-2017
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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.

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