Eco Material balances SCM portfolio with natural pozzolan mine venture

Sources: Eco Material Technologies, South Jordan, Utah; CP staff Arizona customers and public officials joined Eco Material for a June 21 ribbon cutting at the Kirkland Pozzolan Mine, located in hilly, desert terrain 75 miles northwest of Phoenix. CEO Grant Quasha credited construction and mining teams, as well as plant equipment suppliers, with creating a world class facility—one advancing the…

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Eco Material Technologies launch unites Boral Resources, Green Cement

Sources: Eco Material Technologies, New York; CP staff With the backing of New York middle market operator One Equity Partners (OEP), Wall Street investor Warburg Pincus LLC, and subscribers to a $525 million Green Bond, Eco Material Technologies has closed on Utah-based Boral Resources, North American fly ash market leader, and Texas-based Green Cement Inc., processor of PozzoSlag and other…

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Eco Material Technologies: A new fly ash brand rises in Boral’s wake

Eager to sunset its presence this side of the Pacific, Australia’s Boral Ltd. entered a late-2021 agreement to sell its North American fly ash business to Eco Material Technologies Inc., an entity backed by New York City-based One Equity Partners and Quadrant Management Inc. With a projected closing no later than 2022 Q3, the $755 million deal spans West Jordan,…

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New York investors strike $755M Boral Resources deal

Sources: Boral Ltd., Australia; One Equity Partners, New York; CP staff Boral Ltd. has entered an agreement to sell its North American fly ash business to Eco Material Technologies Inc., an entity backed by New York City-based One Equity Partners and Quadrant Management Inc. With a projected 2022 closing, the $755 million deal spans West Jordan, Utah-based Boral Resources, far…

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Boral Resources sale imminent as parent sunsets North America role

Sources: Boral Ltd., North Sydney, Australia; CP staff Boral Ltd. Managing Director Zlatko Todorcevski confirms in investor guidance accompanying the August 24 release of FY2021 results that “following a detailed assessment of strategic options, we are now entering the final stages of a divestment of our North American fly ash business.” The writing was on the wall for Boral Resources—the…

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Boral reviews Resources; U.S. Concrete adds vacated ash terminal

The Australian parent company of Georgia-based Boral North America has begun a review of Boral Resources to explore “value creation opportunities.” With 120-plus fly ash collection, processing or distribution sites across the U.S., the business accounted for about $470 million of Boral North America’s $1.56 billion in FY2020 sales.

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Boral Resources adds Mexico stations to fly ash supply chain

Sources: Boral Resources, Atlanta; CP staff

Boral Resources has acquired marketing rights for fly ash produced at two large coal-fueled power plants in Mexico, their combined annual output equating to a potential 1 million-plus tons of Class F fly ash for distribution throughout the western United States. The plants are Carbon II in Nava, Coahuila, located approximately 25 miles from the Texas border and accessible by truck or rail; and, Petacalco in Petacalco, Guerrero, located on Mexico’s Pacific Coast and accessible by rail or barge. 

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Pozzolan deposit positions Boral to step up Western state ash volume

Sources: Boral Resources, Atlanta; CP staff

Boral Resources has acquired 4.5 million tons of natural pozzolan contained in surface piles at a central Utah mine. “Extensive testing and characterization of the materials shows that they can be blended with several Western fly ash sources to extend the volume of concrete-quality pozzolans available in Western states markets,” says Boral CM Services Vice President, Technology Rafic Minkara, Ph.D., P.E. “This material can deliver enhanced ASR mitigation when blended with some fly ashes. Furthermore, the material’s location at an active and fully permitted site greatly reduces development costs and timelines.”

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Boral R&D chief to address supply, logistics challenges at Ash Trade conference

Sources: GMI Global LLC, Las Vegas; CP staff

Boral Resources Vice President of Research & Development Rafic Minkara, Ph.D., P.E., will present “Fly Ash Sustainability In the USA: Regulatory Challenges, Resource Availability and Product Quality” at Slag & AshTrade Americas 2018, February 22-23 in Cancun, Mexico. As an executive with North America’s leading ASTM C618-grade source, he will highlight such material availability measures as logistics investments and legacy resource reclamation, plus technologies to mitigate ash quality issues. Joining him on the seven-speaker program will be LafargeHolcim Business Development Manager of Alternative Raw Materials Andrew Spivak, who will lead the “Vision of Alternative Resources: Fuels and Materials” panel discussion. The conference will take place at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort. Additional details and registration can be obtained here.

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