Conference and Published Papers

CONFERENCE AND PUBLISHED PAPERS

An important part of our role is an involvement with research organisations, industry groups and Government such as the Environment Agency and Planning

Designation of Pulverised Fuel Ash and Furnace Bottom Ash as Wastes in the United Kingdom.

World of Coal Ash (WOCA) Conference, 22-25 April, 2013, Lexington, KY, USA.  Designation of Pulverised Fuel Ash and Furnace Bottom Ash as Wastes in the United Kingdom. R. A. Carroll (UKQAA).

Ammonia in PFA and cementitious products manufacture.

Dundee University, Concrete in the Low Carbon Era, 9-11 July 2012. Ammonia in PFA and cementitious products manufacture. A review of the issues and methods of testing fly ash for ammonia, the possible issues and solutions. Lindon K A Sear (UKQAA) & Jodie Guest (Hanson Building Products)

An Overview of Regulated Dangerous Substances in the Future and their Effect on the Construction Industry.

LJMU, 11th Conference on PAVEMENT ENGINEERING AND INFRASTRUCTURE February 15-16, 2012, Britannia Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, UK. An Overview of Regulated Dangerous Substances in the Future and their Effect on the Construction Industry, Lindon K A Sear, Technical Director, UKQAA

Future trends for PFA in cementitious systems.

Future Cement Conference and Exhibition, 8 February 2011, London Chamber of Commerce, London UK (See http://www.propubs.com/futurecem for more information) Future trends for PFA in cementitious systems – Dr Lindon K A Sear, Technical Director, UK Quality Ash Association

International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology.

9th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology, February 17-18, 2010, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK – “FLY ASH BOUND MIXTURES RECYCLED, COST, ENERGY AND CARBON CONSIDERATIONS”, Sear & Kennedy

Coal Fired Power Station Ash Products and EU Regulation.

Coal Combustion and Gasification Products – Journal – see http://www.coalcgp-journal.org/ – Coal Fired Power Station Ash Products and EU Regulation – Sear, Dec 2009

Fly ash in Concrete – Enhanced Durability for Sustainable Construction.

7th International Conference, Dundee, 8-10 July 2008 Concrete: Constructions Sustainable Option – “Fly ash in Concrete – Enhanced Durability for Sustainable Construction”, Sear

Using Coal Fly Ash in Road Construction

LJMU 2008 Annual International Conference, 20th -21st February 2008, Liverpool, UK “Using Coal Fly Ash in Road Construction”, Sear

Bilston Urban Village – Case Study

EcoBuild 2008, 26-28 February 2008, Earls Court, London – “Bilston Urban Village – Case Study”, Sear – Power Point

he use of fly ash for enhancing durability and sustainability.

Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies Conference, Coventry University, UK, 11-13 June 2007 “The use of fly ash for enhancing durability and sustainability”, Sear

Changes in Coal Fired Power Station Fly Ash: Recent Experiences and Use in Concrete.

AshTech 2006 – Ash Technology Conference hosted by the UKQAA, 15-17 May 2006, Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, UK. Joint paper with University of Dundee and the UKQAA- “Changes in Coal Fired Power Station Fly Ash: Recent Experiences and Use in Concrete”, Jones et al

Pulverised Fuel Ash and Preventing the Thaumasite Form of Sulfate Attack

AshTech 2006 – Ash Technology Conference hosted by the UKQAA, 15-17 May 2006, Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, UK, Pulverised Fuel Ash and Preventing the Thaumasite Form of Sulfate Attack”, Sear

Ash Utilisation from Coal-Based Power Plants

AshTech 2006 – Ash Technology Conference hosted by the UKQAA, 15-17 May 2006, Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, UK. Joint paper with Hatterall Associates and the UKQAA – “Ash Utilisation from Coal-Based Power Plants”, Barnes and Sear

A radiological study of pulverised fuel ash (PFA) from UK coal-fired power stations

AshTech 2006 – Ash Technology Conference hosted by the UKQAA, 15-17 May 2006, Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, UK. Joint paper with Health Protection Agency – Radiation Protection Division and the UKQAA – “A radiological study of pulverised fuel ash (PFA) from UK coal-fired power stations”, Gooding et al

Coal combustion products for the manufacture of precast masonry units in the United Kingdom.

AshTech 2006 – Ash Technology Conference hosted by the UKQAA, 15-17 May 2006, Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, UK.  Coal combustion products for the manufacture of precast masonry units in the United Kingdom. Carroll & Guest (Hanson Building Products)

POSITION PAPERS

Position papers are a useful way for us to both represent our member’s interests and communicate our thoughts with the industry more widely.

The following position papers and press releases explain where the UKQAA stands on important issues and the research or factors which we believe support our position.

• The proposal by the EPA (USA) to classify fly ash as a hazardous waste (March 2010) – updated information to appear shortly
• Waste Framework Directive and the UK Environment Agency — PFA and FBA. Read more