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Georgia Power announces coal ash reuse project

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

USA-based Georgia Power today announced a new beneficial reuse project for coal ash stored at Plant Mitchell, a retired coal-fired power station near Albany. Starting this year, approximately 2Mt of stored coal ash will be removed from the existing ash ponds for reuse in Portland cement manufacture. "As part of our ash pond closure efforts, Georgia Power is always looking for opportunities to reuse coal ash that are beneficial for our customers and communities," said Dr Mark Berry, vice p...

South Korean producers to reduce coal ash imports

19 August 2019, Published under Cement News

South Korean cement producers are expected to reduce the usage of imported coal ashes, on the back of concerns about contamination and the ongoing trade dispute with Japan. As a result, the Korean Cement Association has stated that the use of materials from domestic thermal power plants and secure alternative raw materials from clay mines will increase despite an unstable supply. "The cement industry will actively cooperate with the Environment Ministry's plan to strengthen the environmen...

PCA applauds House action to support coal ash recycling

23 July 2015, Published under Cement News

By a bipartisan vote of 258 to 166, the US House of Representatives today passed legislation that will promote continued recycling of coal ash, a move which the Portland Cement Association (PCA) considers to be good for both the environment and the economy. The 'Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015,' (H.R. 1734), sponsored by Rep. David McKinley, (R-WV), codifies a recent decision by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate coal ash under the 'solid was...

Ash Improvement Technology and Sika alliance

02 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Ash Improvement Technology Inc (AIT) and Sika AG of Switzerland announced today that they entered a Strategic Alliance to develop products to help reduce the CO2 emissions related to the production of cement. As part of the agreement, Sika has also made an investment to take an equity stake in AIT. "Construction markets worldwide are demanding innovation for more environmentally sustainable cement and concrete. Sika is committed to deliver the best technology to the market to help our custo...