Fly Ash Supply - Today & Tomorrow

    (Online) Discussing the Availability of Fly Ash from New and Reclaimed Sources

    January 12, 2021
    11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

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    We will be holding a Free Virtual Presentation for our January meeting.

    SUMMARY: The presentation will overview the coal-fueled power plant fleet in the United States and opportunities to import overseas fly ash for some U.S. markets. The technology of harvesting fly ash from landfills and processing it so it meets DOT concrete-grade specifications will be presented. Current Supplementary Cementitious Materials (SCM) specification activity that will expand the quantity of SCM available to the market through blending and improvements in testing protocols, will be shared.

    The presentation wil begin at 11:30 am.  The webinar session will open 15 minutes early for announcements.

    Please Register by 5pm on Friday, January 8, 2021. Webinar login information will be emailed to participants on Monday, January 11.

    SPEAKER: Thomas H. Adams, FACI ([email protected]) has been the executive director of the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) ( since February 2009. Prior to joining ACAA he was employed by the American Concrete Institute. He has over 30 years of experience in the ready mixed concrete industry. He is currently active in a variety of technical organizations; ASTM International, American Concrete Institute, Electric Power Research Institute, and National Ready Mixed Concrete Association. He is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute and a recipient of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s Richard D. Gaynor Award. He is a native of Detroit and attended Wayne State University and Aquinas College, studying business administration and strategic management.

    Our next presentation will be a virtual lunch meeting on Friday, February 12, 2021Elizabeth Wagner, of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. in Northbrook, Illinois, will present on Ultra-High Performance Concrete.