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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Lafarge Canada harvests ash from retired TransAlta power station

Sources: Lafarge Canada (West), Calgary; CP staff Lafarge Canada and Geocycle, a Holcim Ltd. waste management services subsidiary, will apply the Ash-TEK Ponded Ash Beneficiation System to derive Class F fly ash from material landfilled at a coal-fired TransAlta Corp. power station west of Edmonton. The project stems from a $15 million Emissions Reduction Alberta grant secured in 2021. As…

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Brown & Root, KBR-minted finance chief leads Charah Solutions

Kentucky-based fly ash marketer and coal combustion products management specialist Charah Solutions Inc. has named Jonathan Batarseh as president and chief executive officer, replacing Scott Sewell. Batarseh arrived in October as chief financial officer after serving in the same capacity for Brown & Root Industrial Services, where he led strategic planning, acquisitions, and optimizing operational effectiveness while overseeing financial management…

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Charah projects nine-year, 4.3 million-cu.-yd. ash contract timeline

Source: Charah Solutions Inc., Louisville, Ky. Charah Solutions is preparing to kick off one of the largest contracts in its 35-year history: Excavation of approximately 4.3 million yd.3 of coal combustion residuals impounded across multiple basins of an established Southeast utility account. With an anticipated Q3 2022-2031 horizon, it also stands to be one of the company’s longest projects in duration. 

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Investors commit nearly $50M to SCM, Blended-CM developer Terra CO2

Sources: Terra CO2 Technology, Golden, Colo.; CP staff A just-closed $46 million Series A funding round will support commercial scale production and further market development of Terra CO2 Technology’s OPUS SCM (Supplementary Cementitious Material) and BCM (Blended-Cementitious Material) brands, which offer alternatives to Class F fly ash (10-40 percent dosage rate), as regional market conditions warrant, and low-carbon substitutes (≤…

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