InfraBuild And The Development of Sydney Metro

Posted 16-09-2021
Category News

In efforts to keep ‘on track’ with the tight construction schedule, ASA member InfraBuild was approached to assist with meeting project demands through innovative reinforcing. 

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Last Chance To Register: Ecologiq Seminar

Posted 15-09-2021
Category News

Ecologiq- a Victorian Government program is holding an online seminar next Thursday, September 23 2021, at 10:30 AM (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra time) to support the implementation of the new Recycled First Policy- put in place to promote 'greener infrastructure'. 

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Local Project Uses Slag As A Road Base

Posted 04-08-2021
Category News

ASA Member, ASMS (Australian Steel Mill Services), has provided a substantial amount of slag to be used as road base for the Nowra Bridge project. Find out more about the development here.

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Holcim's New Project That Aims To Make A Difference

Posted 30-07-2021
Category News

The Circular Explorer Catamaran project, developed by One Earth One Ocean and made possible by Holcim promotes the circular economy in ocean conservation. It aims to further research and action towards ocean conservation efforts whilst using new, environmentally friendly technology to clean coastal areas from plastic waste. 

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SmartCrete CRC Welcomes New Partnership With Paintback Limited

Posted 09-07-2021
Category News

SmartCrete CRC’s CEO, Dr Warren South announced to the public on Thursday last week that he and his team are “pleased to welcome Paintback Limited as a core partner organisation,” as both companies work together to find new ways to repurpose leftover product and incoorporate it into concrete.

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Holcim Worldwide To Rebrand And Align With Goals For The Future

Posted 09-07-2021
Category News

On Thursday, Holcim released a statement to the public stating that all market brands are uniting to form a collective front that will actively build progress for people and the planet.

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Transport for NSW: Test Method Publications

Posted 06-07-2021
Category Research

There have been a number of Transport for NSW test methods updated via their Activity Report.

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MCi Wins $14.6M Grant From Commonwealth

Posted 18-06-2021
Category News

MCi has recently been awarded a large sum from the Australian Government to further develop processes that reduce carbon emissions. 

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A Bridge To The Future

Posted 10-06-2021
Category News

The future meets the construction industry in a newly announced project that combines 3D printing and concrete to support the circular economy.

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InfraBuild Announces New CEO

Posted 03-06-2021
Category News

As of the 1st of July 2021, ASA member InfraBuild will commence operations under a new CEO, Mr Vik Bansal

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The New Low Carbon Concrete Range that Could Change The Face Of The Construction Industry

Posted 06-05-2021
Category News

Holcim Australia releases a new low carbon concrete range that allows for carbon neutral projects.

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MECLA: Reducing Carbon Emissions In Australia

Posted 28-04-2021
Category News

Two Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association members; BlueScope and Holcim, have joined forces with the NSW Government and WWF-Australia in a new coalition to reduce carbon emissions in Australia’s building and construction industry.

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Advances In Boral Low-Carbon Concrete Makes Way For An Exciting Opportunity.

Posted 15-04-2021
Category News

If successful in passing trial phases, Boral has announced they will supply their decarbonised concrete to be used in Perth’s new Roe Highway Logistics Park development.

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Scholarship To Provide Stability for Aspiring Students

Posted 09-04-2021
Category News

Dr George Wang- a dedicated educator and scholar who has contributed to slag research in Australia, received a scholarship in 1989 to study his doctorate at the University of Wollongong (UOW) and is now returning the favour to the next generation of students who wish to study civil engineering by establishing an ongoing scholarship.

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SmartCrete Fast track project given the ‘green light’ and esteemed recognition.

Posted 01-04-2021
Category News

Earlier this year, The Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association wrote a blog post expressing our support for the SmartCrete CRC fast track projects. We are pleased to continue this support as Project 2 receives deserved recognition and progresses into the next stage of execution.

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Opportunity for a new slag processing plant by WA based company.

Posted 26-03-2021
Category News

WA-based company, Neometals is on track to deliver a Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) to recover vanadium from slag in a new processing plant.

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$1.5M grant to explore integrated reuse of steel industry by-products

Posted 18-02-2021
Category News

A new research project led by Cornell University (New York, US) will seek an integrated approach to turning by-products including flue dusts, sludge and slag into valuable materials using a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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ASA Supports SmartCrete CRC Fast Track Projects

Posted 18-02-2021
Category Research

The Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association is pleased to be a part of the recently announced SmartCrete CRC Fast Track program. Three new projects have received funding ranging from $500,000 to $1 million each and are spread across two of the three SmartCrete CRC research program streams, involving collaboration with partner organisations including the Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association.

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ASCP2021 Concrete Pavements (e)Conference

Posted 06-10-2020
Category Events

 The conference will still feature international and local keynote presentations and we will ensure that interraction with the speakers and your colleagues is maxmised.

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2nd Virtual Global Slag Seminar

Posted 06-10-2020
Category Events

Due to the postponement of the real-world Global Slag Conference into 2021, the organisers will stage the 2nd Virtual Global Slag Seminar on Tuesday 10 November 2020.

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CIA Abstract Submissions are now OPEN!

Posted 15-09-2020
Category Research

The Technical Committee for Concrete 2021 is now welcoming abstract submissions.

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INTERCEM - Cementitious Materials Week

Posted 04-09-2020
Category Events

Join us at INTERCEM's Cementitious Materials Week!

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SmartCrete Festival of Ideas

Posted 21-08-2020
Category Research

Join us at the Venture Cafe to hear four of our industry members present the challenges they would like SmartCrete CRC to address, and what makes for a winning project proposal. 
The event will include opportunities for networking with the presenters and road-testing your research ideas.

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FBICRC & Climate Launchpad Green Business Ideas Comp Finals!

Posted 20-08-2020
Category Events

As part of the Future Battery Industry CRCs partnership with ClimateLaunchpad, we’re pleased to invite you to the ClimateLaunchpad Australian National Final, to be held online via Zoom on Wednesday the 26th of August at 5.00-6.30pm AEST.

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SmartCrete CRC Announces appointment of new CEO

Posted 13-08-2020
Category News

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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