BlueScope Partner with Australia’s Leading Iron Ore Producers on Steel Decarbonisation

Posted 19-02-2024
Category News

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.

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Final Call for Papers & Award Nominations – 16th Global Slag Conference

Posted 07-02-2024
Category News

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.

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91% Vanadium Extraction Rate Reached in Western Australia Bore

Posted 25-01-2024
Category News

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.

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NSW Transport Take Historic Steps Towards Net Zero Future

Posted 17-01-2024
Category News

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.

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British Concrete Standards Allows More Low-Carbon Concrete to be Created

Posted 19-12-2023
Category News

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 British Standards Institution recently revealed a significant change to BS8500 standard which will enable British concrete producers to create more low-carbon concrete.

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Global Geopolymer Market to Grow at 20.9% CAGR by 2032

Posted 06-12-2023
Category News

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).

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Heidelberg Materials Launches evoZero® - the World’s First Carbon Captured Net-Zero Cement

Posted 30-11-2023
Category News

Heidelberg Materials has introduced the world’s first carbon captured net-zero cement to customers in Europe.

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Challenges & Future Directions of Geopolymer Concrete

Posted 30-11-2023
Category News

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.

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Heidelberg Materials Announce Slag Supply Agreement with Levy Group of Companies

Posted 22-11-2023
Category News

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.

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Adbri’s Futurecrete Lowering Embodied Carbon Emissions

Posted 22-11-2023
Category News

Adbri has created a concrete mix that reduces the embodied carbon in concrete mixes through supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs).

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Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag Reduces CO2 Emissions by 408Mt Over 22 Years

Posted 22-11-2023
Category News

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.

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Concrete Innovation Must Lay the Foundation for Australia to Reach Net-Zero

Posted 07-11-2023
Category News

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.

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Eco-Friendly Cellulose Thickener Minimises Soil Liquefaction Risks

Posted 30-10-2023
Category News

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.

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Critical Metals Reach Agreement with Global Steel Company to Recover Slag By-Product

Posted 24-10-2023
Category News

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.

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North American Company Signs Long Term Off-take Agreement to Repurpose Slag

Posted 17-10-2023
Category News

An agreement between Vale Base Metals and BluestOne has been made to repurpose slag and other waste products from Brazilian mine, Onça Puma.

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Volvo CE Releases New Slag Bucket

Posted 29-09-2023
Category News

Developed for the transportation of slag in steel mills, Volvo CE has designed a new bucket intended to withstand the extreme temperatures.

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BlueScope Include New Slag Granulation Plant in Steelworks Upgrades

Posted 06-09-2023
Category News

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.

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Holcim Work with Rail Projects Victoria to Help Reduce Carbon Emissions

Posted 05-09-2023
Category News

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.

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Purpose Built Steel Mill Slag Loader Put to Work at Rooty Hill Mill

Posted 05-09-2023
Category News

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.

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Modified Slag Road Base Used in Pavement Design of Nowra Bridge Project

Posted 05-09-2023
Category News

Australian Steel Mill Services (ASMS) are supplying high quality recovered resources to assist in the development of the Nowra Bridge project in NSW.

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Reducing Emissions with Earth Friendly Concrete

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.

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HS2 Completes First Eco-Friendly Giant Pier In The UK

Posted 01-09-2023
Category News

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.

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Record Breaking London Project Incorporates Slag Along With Australian Materials Company

Posted 18-07-2023
Category News

Slag Used In Record Breaking London Project.

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New Technology Brings Low Emission Iron and Steelmaking Closer

Posted 29-06-2023
Category News

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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The Slag Circular: An Update On The World Of Slag

Posted 20-06-2023
Category News

Welcome to the Slag Circular! Here is an update of what's been going on in the world of slag and members of the ADAA.

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