Holcim Work with Rail Projects Victoria to Help Reduce Carbon Emissions

Posted 05-09-2023
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Slag Used In Record Breaking London Project.

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New Technology Brings Low Emission Iron and Steelmaking Closer

Posted 29-06-2023
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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
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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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"Green Concrete: Australia's Key to Decarbonisation and Sustainable Construction"

Posted 16-06-2023
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A recent report constructed by engineering company Hatch has identified the promising potential of “green concrete” as a key player towards Australia’s ultimate goal of decarbonisation.

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Resource Savings From Iron Mill Slags Remain High

Posted 30-05-2023
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Duisburg, May 22, 2023. The contribution of the by-products of the steel industry to resource conservation, recycling management and climate protection continued to be great last year. 

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Federal Budget Announces Net Zero Authority Funding

Posted 11-05-2023
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The Australian Government has announced funding for a new Authority to ensure the workers, industries and communities that have powered Australia for generations can seize the opportunities of Australia’s net zero transformation.

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FEhS Slag Research Report 2022- Available To Download For Free!

Posted 26-04-2023
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One of the ASA's contacts in Germany has just provided a copy of their recent Slag research report highlighting their current projects that has only just been translated to English ! 

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New Research Enhances The Vanadium Recovery Facility For Neometals

Posted 20-04-2023
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Earlier this year, Neometals was involved in an agreement to secure 50% ownership of joint venture company Recycling Industries Scandinavia AB or "RISAB" to develop the Vanadium recovery project in Finland. 

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Steel Slag Essential In Producing Carbon-Free Concrete For Startup CarbiCrete

Posted 19-04-2023
Category News

As concerns about climate change begin to grow more urgent, the main focus is on transitioning energy production from fossil fuels and electric transport from cars to buses to planes. 

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Contributing to Circular Economy In New Caledonia : Nickel Slag

Posted 22-03-2023
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Astec's high frequency screening technology aids in the processing and reuse of significant amounts of nickel slag, contributing to New Caledonia's circular economy.

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3 Reasons To Utilise Slag In A Circular Economy

Posted 06-03-2023
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3 Reasons to Utilise Slag

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How Cement Manufacturers Can Immediately Use Slag to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Posted 06-03-2023
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How Cement Manufacturers Can Immediately Use Slag to Reduce Carbon Footprint

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Australia’s First Road Incorporating Recycled Coffee Cups

Posted 03-03-2023
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Penrith, NSW has become the first suburb in Australia to input a road that included recycled coffee cups in in construction. The fibres from the cups will aid in creating a road that is reported to be safer and much quieter than regular asphalt, the road also accounts for a 24% reduction in carbon footprint.  

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Recycled Concrete Paste Project Uses Slag as Key Ingredient

Posted 02-03-2023
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Recycled Concrete Paste Project Uses Slag as Key Ingredient

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InfraBuild Slag Utilised to Resurface Formula One Circuit

Posted 21-02-2023
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Electric arc furnace (EAF) slag produced during the steelmaking processes of ASA member InfraBuild has been used as part of an extensive renovation of Melbourne’s Albert Park racing surface.

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South Africa Steams Ahead with Slag

Posted 19-01-2023
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The South African cement industry is leading the charge, championing the use of blast furnace slag, resulting in a substantial reduction in its clinker factor without compromising the quality of products. 

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New Steel Slag: Solution for UK's Unused Materials

Posted 18-01-2023
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A newly enhanced steel slag solution is being developed in a strategic move to utilise the 62 million tonnes of steel slag going straight to landfill in the UK each year. 

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Harsco Environmental Supports Australian Racetrack Projects

Posted 10-01-2023
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Harsco contributed specially mixed EAF aggregate to racetrack resurfacing projects in Adelaide and Melbourne.

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Holcim New Zealand Utilising Innovative Equipment

Posted 23-11-2022
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ASA member, Holcim, takes receipt for the Christian Pfeiffer ball mill for their low carbon cement replacement facility in New Zealand.

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The Slag Cement University

Posted 10-11-2022
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The Slag Cement University has launched with the intention to enhance the education of slag in tomorrow's construction workforce.

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