CE-012 - AS 1141 series of Amendment Projects out for Public Comment

Posted 28-03-2019
Category Legislation

Standards Australia have advised that the AS 1141 series of the below Amendment projects are now out for Public Comment.  The closing date for public comments on all projects is 30/05/2019.

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ASCP Concrete Pavements Forum: Brisbane

Posted 20-03-2019
Category Events

The ASCP's first Concrete Pavements Brisbane forum for 2019 will be held on 10 April.

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ASA in the News: Low Carbon Concrete Defies the Waves

Posted 19-03-2019
Category News

@AuManufacturing, a news and analysis website run by the Australian Manufacturing Forum, recently posted an article on the CRC for Low Carbon Living's project, demonstrating the use of high-density Geopolymer Concrete (GPC) in coastal protection. The Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association (ASA) have been involved with the project, alongside the CRC-LCL.

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Global Slag Conference: Last Chance to Vote!

Posted 18-03-2019
Category Events

Voting closes on 19 March for this year's Global Slag Awards. All participants in the global iron, steel, slag and slag cement industries have a free vote. The Global Slag Awards will be presented at the 14th Global Slag Conference which will take place on 26 - 27 March 2019 in Aachen, Germany.

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The New AS 3600-2018 Concrete Structures Code: What Impact Will it Have on You?

Posted 28-02-2019
Category Events

Australian Standard AS3600 was recently updated and released in 2018. However, the Standard was also subjected to a number of challenges during this revision. The Concrete Institute of Australia will be presenting a symposium in April 2019, providing designers and practitioners up to date information on changes to AS3600, why they have occurred, and the impact it will have on performance.

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New Standard Published: As 1141.60.1:2014 Amd 1:2019

Posted 07-02-2019
Category Legislation

The following Standards Australia publication has been published: AS 1141.60.1:2014 Amd 1:2019

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What's New in Concrete

Posted 15-01-2019
Category Events

The Concrete Institute of Australia are hosting an informal night of some light food, drinks and networking to start off the year for 2019, as well as a presentation on what’s new in concrete.

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Concrete Code AS 3600 - 2018: Review on Changes

Posted 15-01-2019
Category Standards

The latest version of the Concrete Structures code, AS 3600, was published in 2018. It contains new sections as well as substantial reviews of existing sections.

The Concrete Institute of Australia is hosting a seminar which will include a comprehensive review of the wide-ranging changes in the new code, and opportunities to discuss how these changes will be applied in practice. The seminar is recommended to all involved in the design of concrete structures or supply of concrete products.

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10th EUROSLAG Conference

Posted 15-01-2019
Category Events

The 10th Euroslag Conference is taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from 9th – 11th October 2019. Be sure to mark your calendars now!

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NSA Celebrating 100 Years

Posted 07-01-2019
Category Events

The National Slag Association (NSA) celebrated their 100th anniversary during the Annual Meeting held in Washington DC, USA in September 2018. 

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New Standards Australia Publications

Posted 21-12-2018
Category Legislation

The following Standards Australia publications have been published. 

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2017 Membership Survey Results are In!

Posted 17-12-2018
Category Technical

The Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association (ASA) conducts an annual survey for information regarding iron & steel slag (ISS) production and value-added sale of slag quantities by members and non-members for each calendar year. This report, compiled during 2018, reports on industry members and non-members’ ISS production, importation and sales for the calendar period 2017.

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14th Global Slag Conference

Posted 12-12-2018
Category Events

The 14th Global Slag Conference, Exhibition and Awards will be held in Aachen, Germany from 26 - 27 March 2019. 

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Conference: Pressure Equipment Innovation and Safety

Posted 09-12-2018
Category Events

Co-organised by the European Pressure Equipment Research Council (EPERC) and the National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work (INAIL), the 1st EPERC International Conference will be held in Rome, Italy from 1 - 3 April 2019. 

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Low Carbon Coastal Protection

Posted 06-12-2018
Category Research

In a world-first project, the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has partnered with NSW Ports to beneficially utilise co-products from coal-fired power stations and iron and steel manufacturing into low-carbon geopolymer concrete bollards to protect the coastline at Port Kembla from extreme weather events.

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World of Concrete 2019

Posted 20-11-2018
Category Events

World of Concrete 2019 is quickly approaching! Held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 21 - 25, WOC will host more than 1,500 exhibiting companies and 58,000 registered industry professionals.

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CAMS 2018: Advancing Materials and Manufacturing

Posted 20-11-2018
Category Events

CMAS 2018 is Australia's largest interdisciplinary technical meeting on the latest advances in materials science, engineering and technology. The conference will be hosted at the University of Wollongong from November 27 - 29, 2018. 

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ILCCC 2019

Posted 18-11-2018
Category Events

The first international conference on Innovation in Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete technology (ILCCC) will be held on the 24 - 26th June 2019 in London.

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ASCP 5th Concrete Pavements Conference

Posted 16-11-2018
Category Events

The ASCP biennial Concrete Pavements Conference presents a wealth of information and experience for industry practitioners and includes a number of international experts as key presenters.

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World of Coal Ash

Posted 14-11-2018
Category Events

WOCA is an international conference organised by the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) and the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER). The 2019 conference is the 8th joint biennial meeting with a focus on the science, applications and sustainability of worldwide coal combustion products (CCPs) as well as gasification products

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CRC-LCL: Demonstrating the Practical Use of Geopolymer Concrete

Posted 09-10-2018
Category News

The ASA have been heavily involved in projects within the CRC-LCL initiative, namely the High Density Geopolymer (GPC) Project. Watch the Hanbar Units come together.

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fib Congress 2018: 5 Days To Go!

Posted 02-10-2018
Category Events

fib 2018 is only five days away! The congress will focus on the theme 'Better - Smarter - Stronger'.  

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Engineered Construction Materials from Recycled Waste

Posted 24-09-2018
Category Events

RMIT University  are  hosting a workshop in October, focusing on engineered construction materials from recycled waste. Craig Heidrich, CEO, will be attending and speaking on behalf of the Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association (ASA).

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2019 Awards for Excellence

Posted 04-09-2018
Category Events

The Concrete Institute of Australia  have  announced the launch of their 2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete Program. 

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Standards Australia Draft Public Comment Periods Closing This Week

Posted 28-08-2018
Category Standards

The Following Standards Australia Draft Public Comment Periods are Closing on 31 August 2018, 23:59 AEST. 

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