Holcim Australia releases a new low carbon concrete range that allows for carbon neutral projects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WA-based company, Neometals is on track to deliver a Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) to recover vanadium from slag in a new processing plant.
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.
The Interim Board of the SmartCrete CRC is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren South as Chief Executive Officer for the CRC.
If you missed the Global Slag virtual conference in May or you're eager for a content refresh, Global Slag has released a succinct 3 hours worth of presentations so you can catch up on-demand when registered.
Using state-of-the-art technology, the team addresses the challenges of industrial waste and resource expenditure.
Western-Australian based technology company Hazer Group have been given the go ahead to commence a project to produce low-emission hydrogen and graphite from sewage. Using iron ore as the catalyst, the wastewater treatment process is shifting towards a circular economy.
May marks the month the bulk carrier Cape Nelson celebrated its 200th voyage of delivering granulated blast furnace slag to Steel Cement’s grinding facility in Yarraville, Melbourne.
Mineral carbonation technology is equipped to assess the process performance of different feedstock including steel slag, which has opened up potential market opportunities for the Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association.
As COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Australasian (iron and steel) Slag Association would like to reassure our members that we are actively monitoring and responding accordingly to Government updates.
Interesting work is being done with carbon-reducing processes in California and beyond.
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.
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.
The Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association and University of NSW recently met with Sydney Metro to discuss all things Geopolymers. Our Executive Director, Craig Heidrich and UNSW Professor, Stephen Foster, were given the opportunity to meet with sustainability personnel to share "what we have learned from our seven (7) year research journey into low carbon 'geopolymer' concrete”.
Current and former employees, community leaders and customers of leading specialised production services company Bis have gathered together in Whyalla to celebrate the company’s 60th year of operating in the important South Australian town.
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Bis, a leading provider of specialised production services to mining and industrial customers, has been awarded the contract to become the single materials handling contractor for GFG Alliance in Whyalla.