Holcim North America powers inaugural ash harvesting project

Holcim North America and sister business Geocycle North America are overseeing a premier of beneficiation technology transforming landfilled coal combustion products to Class F fly ash. ECOAsh, the branded material from an Alberta site strategic to Lafarge Canada Inc. operations, marks the first ash harvesting for concrete end uses under the global Holcim Group banner. Holcim NA and Geocycle NA…

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Streamlined Slab

Authorized installer Wayne Brothers proves MEGASLAB tendencies to low carbon metrics, high load-bearing potential, plus concrete schedule and jointing optimization The MEGASLAB specification equates to a 70 percent reduction in the amount of jointing that a conventional 9-in. thick alternative would require. The darker, glass-like section shown here has received a final trowel pass and is ready for MEGASpray. Following…

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Eco Material and Southern Co. perpetuate ash harvesting

Fly ash market leader Eco Material Technologies has announced a collaboration with Southern Co. subsidiary Alabama Power to harvest and process millions of tons of stored coal combustion products from Plant Barry, a Bucks, Ala. power station. The project is the third such venture with the Atlanta-based utility giant, following CCP harvesting and processing contracts at Plants Bowen and Branch…

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Holcim North America gears up Alberta ash harvesting project

Sources: Lafarge Canada Inc., Calgary; CP staff Holcim North America and sister business Geocycle North America are overseeing a premier of beneficiation technology transforming landfilled coal combustion products to Class F fly ash. ECOAsh, the branded material from an Alberta site strategic to Lafarge Western Canada operations, marks the first ash harvesting for concrete end uses under the global Holcim…

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Eco Material plans 700K tpy ash harvest at Alabama Power station

Sources: Eco Material Technologies, South Jordan, Utah; CP staff Fly ash market leader Eco Material has announced a collaboration with Southern Co. subsidiary Alabama Power to harvest and process millions of tons of stored coal combustion products from Plant Barry, a Bucks, Ala. power station. The project is the third such venture with the Atlanta-based utility giant, following CCP harvesting…

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Harvesting uptake benefits Coal Ash Production and Use Survey metrics 

Sources: American Coal Ash Association, Sandy, Utah; CP staff The American Coal Ash Association Production and Use Survey indicates 2022 fly ash consumption in concrete at 10.9 million tons, 1 million tons off from the prior year, while year over year use of all coal combustion products (CCP) in cement production increased 8 percent, to just over 6 million tons.…

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Eco Material envisions 10M tons from 25-year Dakota ash harvest

Sources: Eco Material Technologies, South Jordan, Utah Eco Material Technologies and Bismarck, N.D.-based Rainbow Energy Center will invest in harvesting and beneficiation plants at the utility’s Coal Creek Station, transforming impounded bottom ash materials to construction-grade fly ash and gypsum. North Dakota’s first of their kind and Eco Material’s second such investments, the plants will have projected annual yields of…

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Eco Material sees 600K tpy of fly ash from second Georgia Power harvest contract

Sources: Eco Material Technologies, South Jordan, Utah; CP staff Eco Material Technologies will add up to 600,000 tons to its annual concrete-grade fly ash shipments with construction of a facility for processing and beneficiating coal combustion material impounded at Georgia Power’s Plant Branch, a Putnam County, Ga. generating station the Atlanta-based utility retired in 2015. Using its ES EcoSystem Efficient…

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A new dimension in home building

Fly ash market leader Eco Material Technologies and builder Hive 3D have unveiled the first 3D-printed homes at The Casitas @ The Halles, a Round Top, Texas development featuring 400- to 900-sq.-ft. studio, single-bedroom or two-bedroom models. The mortar-like ink for the single-level homes utilizes Eco Material’s PozzoCEM Vite, a full portland cement replacement binder. Hive 3D previously printed a…

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Holcim lands 175K-250K tpy ash management contract in Kentucky

Sources: Holcim (US) Inc., Chicago; CP staff Holcim (US) subsidiary Geocycle LLC has entered a multi-year contract with Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E) Co. and Kentucky Utilities (KU) to process and market fly ash from their Mill Creek, Ghent and Trimble County generating stations. It calls for annual volume of 175,000 to 250,000 tons of concrete-grade ash, delivered by truck,…

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