News

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The latest announcements, headlines and news briefs from within the industry.


COVID-19 ASSOCIATION RESPONSE

24-03-2020

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

18-03-2020

The Cooperative Research Centre for SmartCrete has been given funding.

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COURSES POSTPONED

18-03-2020

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

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Slag Successful in Northern Connector Project

12-03-2020

Slag Used in Northern Connector

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Steel Furnace Slag Being Used at University of California

02-03-2020

Interesting work is being done with carbon-reducing processes in California and beyond.

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Improved Performance for Geopolymer Concrete

04-02-2020

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

27-01-2020

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

19-12-2019

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

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Talking Geopolymers with Sydney Metro

04-12-2019

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

25-11-2019

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

08-11-2019

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

01-11-2019

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

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EUROSLAG 2019

29-10-2019

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

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ASCP News Updates - October 2019

21-10-2019

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

09-10-2019

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

20-09-2019

ASCP Brisbane Forum & CPEE Concrete Pavement Design and Construction Course

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CONCRETE 2019

17-09-2019

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

28-08-2019

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

19-08-2019

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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