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

Posted 06-05-2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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SmartCrete CRC Announces appointment of new CEO

Posted 13-08-2020
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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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ASCP: Pavement Note

Posted 20-07-2020
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15th Global Slag Conference - Now available online!

Posted 08-07-2020
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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. 

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Vietnam Adopts the Circular Economy in Green Manufacturing

Posted 05-06-2020
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Using state-of-the-art technology, the team addresses the challenges of industrial waste and resource expenditure.

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Iron Ore Catalyst for Renewable Fuel from Sewerage

Posted 04-06-2020
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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.

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Steel Cement celebrates its 200th shipment of granulated slag

Posted 21-05-2020
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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.

 

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Steel Slag Trialled in Mineral Carbonation Project

Posted 07-05-2020
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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.

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COVID-19 ASSOCIATION RESPONSE

Posted 24-03-2020
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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.

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Slag Successful in Northern Connector Project

Posted 12-03-2020
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Slag Used in Northern Connector

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Steel Furnace Slag Being Used at University of California

Posted 02-03-2020
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Interesting work is being done with carbon-reducing processes in California and beyond.

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Improved Performance for Geopolymer Concrete

Posted 04-02-2020
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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. 

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Innovation and Sustainability - Earth Friendly Concrete

Posted 27-01-2020
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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.

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2019 - A Year in Review

Posted 18-12-2019
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Talking Geopolymers with Sydney Metro

Posted 04-12-2019
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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”.
 

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Bis Industries 60th Anniversary

Posted 25-11-2019
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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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CRC for Low Carbon Living Wraps Up

Posted 08-11-2019
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At the end of this month the CRC for Low Carbon Living will close its doors after delivering evidence-based research to industry, government and the built environment sector for seven years.  We have developed 20 modelling and forecasting tools, completed 150 projects, and published more than 800 papers and reports, many directly informing government policy. 

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ASCP News Updates - October 2019

Posted 21-10-2019
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Catch up on all things happening in the world of the Australian Society for Concrete Pavements!

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Bis Industries take over GFG contract

Posted 09-10-2019
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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.

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