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The combustion of pulverised coal in the furnace of a coal-fired power station boiler results in the production of a number of solid by-products, more accurately classified as CCP's (coal combustion products). This terminology reflects a more positive view and is in keeping with the concept of industrial ecology, being an approach that seeks to use one industry's by-product output as another industry's raw material inputs.

While the principal output from coal combustion is energy, significant quantities of by-products in the form of CCP's are also produced. In life cycle terms, the opportunities to exploit the low energy embodied in CCP's such as fly ash, furnace bottom ash, boiler slags and cenospheres are extensive.

Australian producers and marketers of power station ash formed the Ash Development Association of Australia (ADAA) with the objective of investigating and developing market opportunities for the use of these materials in various industry applications such as construction, agriculture and manufacturing.

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Howard Recycling Services


Howard Recycling Services ADAA

Howard Recycling Services has the contract with Sunset Power International for the Sale of Bottom Ash, Cenospheres and Ash Dam Rejuvenation at Mannering Park Ash Dam. The company was established on site at this location in November 2012. 

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SCU Engineering and Asset Management Industry Briefing Series


Dr Jeremy Novak, Coordinator for the Masters of Engineering Management and MBA Program at Southern Cross University (SCU), invites you to the first session of the SCU Engineering and Asset Management Industry Briefing Series.

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Energy Australia & Latrobe Magnesium sign an MoU


Energy Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to supply fly ash from its coal-fired power plant in Yallourn to a proposed magnesium production plant in the Latrobe Valley.

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Concrete 2017 Report - Advances in Concrete Materials and Structures


The Concrete Institute of Australia’s Biennial National Conference, Concrete 2017 was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, from 22nd October, 25th October, 2017.

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