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The Ash Development Association of Australia is your industry body representing the interests of producers, processors, marketers, suppliers and other associated stakeholders of coal combustion products.  An important part of the Association’s role is ensuring that Association members are kept abreast of wider industry developments, environmental issues and legislation changes affecting our industry. 

To further enhance our current bi-annual ‘Coal Ash Matters’ industry newsletter, we have introduced a bi-monthly ‘Coal Ash Flash’  (e-Blast) to keep our members abreast of current news and issues from around Australia and the Globe. If you would like to subscribe to Coal Ash Matters and Coal Ash Flash, click below!



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The latest announcements, headlines and news briefs from within the industry

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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Latrobe Magnesium Plans to Expand


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Cement Australia joins Association to explore further low carbon opportunities. 

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Daracon Joins Shortlist For Hexham Straight Project


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!


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


 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


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


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


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


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

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