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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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New Standard: AS 1141.60.1:2014 Amd 1:2019

07-02-2019

The following Standards Australia publication has been published.

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AGL DECISION TO SUSPEND SUPPLY OF COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS

25-01-2019

23 January 2019

AGL DECISION TO SUSPEND SUPPLY OF COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS 

The Ash Development Association of Australia (ADAA) representing Australian coal-fired power stations and marketers[1] of power station coal combustion products (CCPs), supports the decision by AGL’s Bayswater Power Station[2]  to suspend CCPs distribution until a full investigation is conducted into claims about elevated levels of trace metals. 

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Concrete Code AS3600 - Review on Changes

16-01-2019

Concrete Institute of Australia  are  holding a seminar which is recommended for all involved in the design of concrete structures or supply of concrete products, providing both a comprehensive review
of the  wide ranging  changes in the new code, and an opportunity to discuss how these will be applied in practice.

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What's New in Concrete

15-01-2019

To kick off 2019 and discuss what's new in concrete, the Concrete Institute of Australia are hosting a night of some light food, drinks and networking.

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