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

ASCP2021 Concrete Pavements (e)Conference


 The conference will still feature international and local keynote presentations and we will ensure that interraction with the speakers and your colleagues is maxmised.

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2nd Virtual Global Slag Seminar


Due to the postponement of the real-world Global Slag Conference into 2021, the organisers will stage the 2nd Virtual Global Slag Seminar on Tuesday 10 November 2020.

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CIA Abstract Submissions are now OPEN!


The Technical Committee for Concrete 2021 is now welcoming abstract submissions.

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INTERCEM - Cementitious Materials Week


Join us at INTERCEM's Cementitious Materials Week!

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SmartCrete Festival of Ideas


Join us at the Venture Cafe to hear four of our industry members present the challenges they would like SmartCrete CRC to address, and what makes for a winning project proposal. 
The event will include opportunities for networking with the presenters and road-testing your research ideas.

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FBICRC & Climate Launchpad Green Business Ideas Comp Finals!


As part of the Future Battery Industry CRCs partnership with ClimateLaunchpad, we’re pleased to invite you to the ClimateLaunchpad Australian National Final, to be held online via Zoom on Wednesday the 26th of August at 5.00-6.30pm AEST.

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SmartCrete CRC Announces appointment of new CEO


The Interim Board of the SmartCrete CRC is pleased to announce the appointment of Warren South as Chief Executive Officer for the CRC.

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Boral co-funds two-year project developing low-carbon concrete


Experts and engineers from Boral, Southern Highland Concrete Construction and UTS are taking part in a new two-year manufacturing research project. The project aims to overcome the current technological barriers of low-carbon concrete manufacturing and accelerate the development of Boral’s lower carbon ENVISIA® concrete

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SmartCrete CRC Project Progression


Following the award of $21m in grant funding from the Federal Government, SmartCrete CRC Ltd has been Incorporated and is on track to be operational in September this year!

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15th Global Slag Conference - Now available online!


If you missed the Global Slag virtual conference in May or you're eager for a content refresh, Global Slag has released a succinct 3 hours worth of presentations so you can catch up on-demand when registered. 

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Vietnam Adopts the Circular Economy in Green Manufacturing


Using state-of-the-art technology, the team addresses the challenges of industrial waste and resource expenditure.

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Iron Ore Catalyst for Renewable Fuel from Sewerage


Western-Australian based technology company Hazer Group have been given the go ahead to commence a project to produce low-emission hydrogen and graphite from sewage. Using iron ore as the catalyst, the wastewater treatment process is shifting towards a circular economy.

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EUROSLAG is set for 2021!


See you Cologne! Save the date! 

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Steel Cement celebrates its 200th shipment of granulated slag


May marks the month the bulk carrier Cape Nelson celebrated its 200th voyage of delivering granulated blast furnace slag to Steel Cement’s grinding facility in Yarraville, Melbourne.


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ASI Steel Excellence Awards 2020


 Submit your entry today for the ASI Steel Excellence Awards!

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Steel Slag Trialled in Mineral Carbonation Project


Mineral carbonation technology is equipped to assess the process performance of different feedstock including steel slag, which has opened up potential market opportunities for the Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association.

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Steel Slag Treated With Sewage Sludge


Interesting research is coming out of RMIT.

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

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