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How to Recycle Fuel Ash from Coal-Fired Power Stations

Posted 05-09-2023
Category News

Fuel ash from burning coal in coal-fired power stations is being put to good use in the construction industry, after advancements in technology have helped in assisting the relocation and transformation of this by-product.

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Adbri Releases On-Demand Environmental Product Declaration for Future Projects

Posted 05-09-2023
Category News

Adbri have released independently verified, transparent, and comparable information about the environmental impacts of their products through the development of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD).

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Canadian Cement Producers Pen Carbon Roadmap Companion

Posted 30-06-2023
Category News

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) along with member producers and downstream partners has released Concrete Zero, an action plan for carbon emissions reduction measures up and down the industry’s value chain. The document will build on formal CO2 benchmarks that CAC and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada officials outlined last Autumn in a ultimate goal to reach net zero by 2050, cement and concrete producers detail the following 5 priority areas in the new action plan: 

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CEO Craig Heidrich Presents at the EUROCOALASH Conference in Warsaw, Poland

Posted 14-06-2023
Category News

The Polish CCP Union (Polska Unia UPS) and its partner European Coal Combustion Products Association (ECOBA) in cooperation with Warsaw University of Technology held the International Conference EUROCOALASH on May 22-24, 2023 in Warsaw, Poland.

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Exploring The Current Opportunities In Coal Ash | ACAA

Posted 14-06-2023
Category Events

Join industry leaders in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for the workshop titled, Exploring the Current Opportunities in Coal Ash. Hosted by the American Coal Ash Association and the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research, 

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Pathways To Beneficiating Coal Ash and Funding Opportunities

Posted 05-06-2023
Category News

ADAA CEO Craig Heidrich's chat with Smartcrete.

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SmartCrete CRC Webinar: Performance-based Specifications for Concrete

Posted 31-05-2023
Category Events

Traditionally, concrete specifications have been specified prescriptively, for example by defining the minimum cement content and maximum water-to-cement ratio to provide 

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Emerging Trends in the Recovery of Ferrospheres and Plerospheres from Coal Fly Ash Waste

Posted 25-05-2023
Category News

In a ground-breaking study, titled "Emerging Trends in the Recovery of Ferrospheres and Plerospheres from Coal Fly Ash Waste and Their Emerging Applications in Environmental Clean-up," researchers have uncovered new avenues for the effective recovery of valuable materials from coal fly ash waste. This innovative research not only offers promising solutions for managing coal fly ash waste but also presents opportunities for environmental clean-up.

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Federal Budget Announces Net Zero Authority Funding

Posted 11-05-2023
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Federal Budget Announces Net Zero Authority Funding

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Lafarge Canada and TransAlta announce agreement to advance low-carbon concrete with fly ash re

Posted 05-05-2023
Category News

 Lafarge Canada and TransAlta Corporation have formed a partnership to promote low-carbon concrete projects in Alberta. As part of this collaboration, they will use fly ash, a waste product from TransAlta's discontinued Canadian coal-fired electricity operations west of Edmonton, to replace cement in concrete production. This initiative is aimed at reducing carbon emissions and making better use of waste materials.

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"Rice University's Breakthrough: Purified Fly Ash in Cement for Sustainable Concrete"

Posted 27-04-2023
Category News

"Rice University's Breakthrough: Purified Fly Ash in Cement for Stronger and Sustainable Concrete"

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Rare Earth Elements Extracted From Waste Using Novel Process

Posted 30-03-2023
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BG&E Enforcing The Future Through Sustainability

Posted 09-03-2023
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Arcadis Use Fly Ash in JFK Airport Redevelopment

Posted 03-03-2023
Category News

Arcadis Use Fly Ash in JFK Airport Redevelopment

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NSW Government Make $3.25 Million Investment To Support Construction Material Industry Efforts

Posted 02-03-2023
Category News

Funding Announced for Carbon Recycling

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Stanwell's Recent Investments into Sustainable Solutions

Posted 11-01-2023
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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

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