The largest iron ore producers and leading steel manufacturer in Australia have joined forces to accelerate the decarbonisation of steel production. They have committed to exploring the development of Australia's first ironmaking electric smelting furnace (ESF) pilot plant.
Attention all – this is the final call for papers for the 16th Global Slag Conference. The event will be held in Dubai, commencing on the 23rd April at the Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre.
Surefire Resources proclaims that it has achieved a significant advancement in the process of extracting vanadium directly from magnetite concentrate at its primary Victory Bore project in Western Australia.
New South Wales Transport is propelling Australia towards a cleaner future, with progressive plans aimed at accelerating the transition to net zero operations in the transport sector.
Contributing approximately 20 percent of the state's greenhouse gas emissions, transportation stands as the fastest-growing contributor to Australia's emissions.
The latest changes to the British standard for concrete have been hailed as a substantial “leap forward” for the industry as it pursues its decarbonisation goals.
The global geopolymer market is set to grow at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20.9% by 2032, according to the International Market Analysis Research and Consulting Group (IMARC Group).
Heidelberg Materials has introduced the world’s first carbon captured net-zero cement to customers in Europe.
Geopolymer concrete is a sustainable alternative to conventional Portland cement-based concrete. It has received substantial attention due to its potential for decreasing carbon emissions and preserving natural resources.
Heidelberg Materials announced today that it has entered an agreement with the Levy Group of Companies to secure a steady supply of slag granules to produce high-quality slag cement at its Indiana, U.S, facility.
Adbri has created a concrete mix that reduces the embodied carbon in concrete mixes through supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs).
EUROSLAG says that the use of ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) in cement production in the EU and UK between 2000 and 2022 has generated a cumulative reduction in CO2 emissions of 408Mt.
Without a dramatic reduction in emissions from concrete production, Australia will fall short of reaching their Net-Zero plan. Australia has excellent abilities to reduce emissions in this area, the main challenge will be creating the environment and framework to reach the target.
Popularized in the 1990s, liquefied soil stabilisation is one tactic to reuse excavated soil and toxic sludge at construction sites.
The construction-generated waste is mixed with cement or other coagulating materials and reused as backfill for support and ground stabilization.
Critical Metals has reached agreement with highly specialised global steel company SSAB to recover by-products from the steel making process into high-grade vanadium products.
An agreement between Vale Base Metals and BluestOne has been made to repurpose slag and other waste products from Brazilian mine, Onça Puma.
Developed for the transportation of slag in steel mills, Volvo CE has designed a new bucket intended to withstand the extreme temperatures.
BlueScope Steelworks will begin a $1 billion rebuild of their No 6 blast furnace at their Port Kembla location, which will also include a new slag granulation plant.
Holcim Australia have assisted Rail Projects Victoria, in partnership with Laing O’Rourke, to effectively lower carbon emissions through progressive solutions. These solutions relate to the use of fly ash and slag as applicable alternatives to traditional cement mixes.
SCE Group have unveiled their latest loader, a CAT973K purpose built steel mill tracked loader used to dig molten slag, a by-product of the EAF steelmaking process.
Australian Steel Mill Services (ASMS) are supplying high quality recovered resources to assist in the development of the Nowra Bridge project in NSW.
One of the key barriers to wider acceptance of Earth Friendly Concrete (EFC®) has been removed with a new Australian engineering standard released for zero-carbon cement. Wagners, a construction and materials group, has peddled this as a solution for hard-to-abate emissions embodied in concrete.
HS2 has completed the first eco-friendly giant pier for Water Orton Viaducts, as work progresses to build the Delta Junction in the West Midlands, a 1,400 metre long northbound & southbound high-speed railway, which will connect HS2’s Birmingham Curzon Street Station with Crewe and Manchester in the UK.
Slag Used In Record Breaking London Project.
Researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ) have developed a new type of sinster that could accelerate the iron and steelmaking industry’s efforts to reduce the overall carbon emissions by requiring over 20% less coking coal.
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