Researchers Look for Fly Ash Replacement
At a concrete plant in California, research is progressing on the use of natural...
What Exactly is Green Concrete
It shouldn’t cost significantly more to develop products that use less material or...
The Future of Fly Ash
Some producers don't use the cement substitute at all, which increases their costs.
Fly Ash's Future
With the ongoing closure of coal-fired power plants and ash ponds across America,...
Concrete Producers Look to Import Fly Ash
Why is Charlotte, N.C.'s largest concrete company negotiating to buy fly ash in Asia?
Fly Ash: Once Upon a Time…..
Once upon a time the use of fly ash in ready mixed concrete was something to be avoided by ethical producers. How things have changed! Today fly ash is regarded as an important part of the answer to challenges faced by architects/engineers and concrete producers.
Coal Ash Availability
The ACAA has released its 2015 report on the availability and use of coal ash--including fly ash. The association predicts that fly ash production is expected to remain steady, increasing by 5% through 2033.
Where’s the Fly Ash?
Despite an industry-wide effort to make concrete more sustainable, combined with the recent EPA final ruling declaring fly ash non-hazardous, the use of fly ash in concrete mixes is on a steady decrease because there just isn’t enough of it.
Concrete Industry Looks to NC for Coal Ash
Environmentalists, lawmakers and Duke Energy are still trying to figure out what...