Tag: Fly Ash

New Fly Ash Reclamation Process Introduced by Titan America’s Separation Technologies

Separation Technologies (ST) has commissioned the world’s first industrial scale fly ash drying and electrostatic separation plant. Its aim is to reclaim fly ash from surrounding coal ash impoundment basins. The pilot facility is located at Talen Energy’s Brunner Island Steam Electric Station.  At this facilty, ST’s new proprietary drying […]

Are we looking at the demise of fly ash in concrete?

When evaluating the carbon footprint of concrete, we consider the greenhouse gases released during cement manufacturing, aggregate mining, admixture production, and transportation of all the materials to the cement plant and the ready-mix plant and then to the job site. Although there are other sources contributing to the carbon footprint of concrete, cement is the bad actor, despite the fact that we couldn’t make concrete without it.