VIRTUAL CONFERENCE CONFIRMED

Posted 08-04-2020
Category Events

The 15th Global Slag Conference is going ahead... ONLINE!

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COVID-19 ASSOCIATION RESPONSE

Posted 24-03-2020
Category News

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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SmartCrete CRC Funding Confirmed

Posted 18-03-2020
Category Research

The Cooperative Research Centre for SmartCrete has been given funding.

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COURSES POSTPONED

Posted 18-03-2020
Category Events

The CPEE has been forced to postpone a large number of upcoming courses.

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Slag Successful in Northern Connector Project

Posted 12-03-2020
Category News

Slag Used in Northern Connector

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Steel Furnace Slag Being Used at University of California

Posted 02-03-2020
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News

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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CRC for Low Carbon Living - 7 Year Review

Posted 19-12-2019
Category Research

We take a look back at all the wonderful achievements of the CRC for Low Carbon Living.

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2019 - A Year in Review

Posted 18-12-2019
Category News

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Talking Geopolymers with Sydney Metro

Posted 04-12-2019
Category News

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
Category News

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
Category News
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 - November 2019

Posted 01-11-2019
Category Events

The Australian Society for Concrete Pavements has released details about upcoming events.

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EUROSLAG 2019

Posted 29-10-2019
Category Events

The 10th EuroSlag Conference took place in Greece earlier this month.

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ASCP News Updates - October 2019

Posted 21-10-2019
Category News

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
Category News

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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Concrete Pavement Events

Posted 20-09-2019
Category Events

ASCP Brisbane Forum & CPEE Concrete Pavement Design and Construction Course

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CONCRETE 2019

Posted 17-09-2019
Category Events

The 29th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia was held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, NSW. Taking place from 8th of September to 11th of September 2019. The focused theme for Concrete 2019 was: 'Concrete in Practice –Progress through Knowledge'.

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Changes To Australian Standards

Posted 28-08-2019
Category News

A number of Australian Standards in accordance with Methods for the Sampling & Testing of Aggregates have been amended recently. The purpose of the Standard is to provide general information on the requirements of standard pieces of equipment used throughout the AS 1141 series for the testing of aggregate and rock for engineering purposes.

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European Slag Conference 2019

Posted 19-08-2019
Category Events

The 10th EUROPEAN SLAG CONFERENCE will take place in the at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Thessaloniki, Greece, from October 8th to 11th 2019, organized by the Laboratory of Building Materials of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

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Geopolymer Concrete in the Spotlight

Posted 13-08-2019
Category News

In June 2019, the Sydney City Council along with University of NSW and Wagners Concrete worked together to lay 15 metres of Geopolymer Concrete in a busy street of Sydney. The project was part of 7 years of research together with UNSW and the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living, which saw the concrete laid to undergo 5 years of testing against regular concrete laid as a control. 

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Vale Doug Prosser, OAM

Posted 15-07-2019
Category News

It is with deep sadness that the Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association (ASA) learnt last week that Doug Prosser, OAM and inaugural Executive Officer of the Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association (1989 - 1998) passed away last week after a short battle with illness.  He is survived by his beloved wife Marie.  All members past and present offer his family our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

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Sydney drives world-first green roads trial

Posted 14-07-2019
Category Research

In the first trial of its kind, we’ve taken industrial waste from coal-fired power stations and steel manufacturing to create a new roadway. Working with researchers from the University of NSW, we’ve replaced a section of roadway on Wyndham Street in Alexandria to test the green concrete’s durability. Made from fly ash and blast furnace slag, geopolymer concrete is a sustainable blend of concrete and recycled materials.

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Methods for sampling and testing aggregates, Part 28, Ball mill value

Posted 27-05-2019
Category News

Please note that the following draft’s public comment period is due to close in three days.

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