UWM-CBU Material Technology Series Program No. 65
on Recycling Opportunities for Fly Ash and other
Combustion Products in Concrete and
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 5, Chicago,
UWM Center for By-Products Utilization, Milwaukee, WI
Coal Ash Association, Aurora, CO; Headwaters, Inc., South Jordan, UT;
North America, Herndon, VA
and Indianapolis Power & Light Company
May 24, 2005, Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center,
purpose of the workshop is to bring attendees up-to-date with
the latest information for recycling applications for coal
combustion products in concrete and other construction
program will include presentations showing important technical,
environmental, and economic advantages of using coal ash in
ordinary, everyday construction applications.
The workshop should be of interest to those associated
with the construction industry, including design and materials
engineers, architects, engineering technicians, engineers
working in governmental agencies, industry & private
practice, engineering faculty and students, as well as
ready-mixed concrete producers, concrete products manufacturers,
and concrete contractors. The
workshop will also provide significant help to people from
utilities and other industries producing coal ash.
The program will cover basic information, application
case histories, as well as the latest developments in the
utilization of coal ash from power plants in concrete, concrete
products, and other construction materials.
Knowledgeable professionals engaged in specifying,
approving, marketing, and using these materials will present
Handout materials will be provided.
May 24, 2005
by Tarun R. Naik; and Session
Howard Lewis, Cinergy,
of Coal Ash in Concrete and Concrete Products: Classification
(Class F, Class C,
N, FGD & FBC Materials, and other CCPs); Chemical
Physical, and Mineralogical
Ready Mixed Concrete; Precast/Prestressed Concrete; and
and Paving Stones.
Tarun R. Naik
Present, and Future of Coal Combustion Products Recycling.
By Thomas Jansen
Slurry for Backfill, Low-Strength Concrete for Foundations,
Use of Bottom Ash,
By Rudolph N. Kraus, Tarun R. Naik, and Bruce W. Ramme
Quality Assurance Management and Availability.
By Benjamin J. Franklin
and Economic Benefits of Using Fly Ash in Ready-mixed Concrete
Marvin J. Obermeyer
and Thawing Durability, Salt Scaling, and Chloride Penetration
for Fly Ash
– Laboratory Data and Field Experience. By Tarun R. Naik
Utilization in Indiana DOT Projects. By Athar A. Khan
DEM Perspective on recycling of CCPs. By Tracy Barnes
Use of Fly Ash in the Manufacture of Portland Cement.
By Jeff Grant
Use of CCPs - Recent Developments and Future Opportunities
Tarun R. Naik
Compaction and Mechanical Properties of Fly Ash and Bottom Ash Mixtures
Embankments and Other Geotechnical Applications. By Rodrigo Salgado
Roundtable: Recycling CCPs
Questions and Answers. Chaired
by Nayyar Zia Siddiki, Indiana DOT, Indianapolis, IN
program is scheduled to include the following speakers:
Senior Environmental Manager in the Office of Land Quality,
Technical Compliance Section at IDEM, Indianapolis, IN.
Ms. Barnes has been employed at IDEM since
1991 and has specialized in the regulation of non-hazardous
industrial by-products. The duties of her current position
include: developing regulations and policy, providing
technical assistance regarding by-products characterization,
disposal, and recycling.
Director of Technical Services, Headwaters, Inc. South Jordan, UT.
Mr. Franklin has 20 years of
experience working in the cement/mineral components products
activities. He has worked for several major cement
producers’ R&D laboratory as a Petrographer. He is a
member of ACI and ASTM. For Headwaters, Inc. Ben is also
currently QA/QC administrator for the Eastern Region.
Jeff Grant, Quality Control Manager, Kosmos
Cement, Jefferson, KY.
Mr. Grant has 30 years of experience
as an engineer. He started as a Chemical Engineer and since
1980 has been working in the cement industry holding varieties of
positions, including as a Process Engineer, Environmental Engineer,
and since 1999 as the QC Manager at Kosmos Cement.
Engineer, Coal Combustion Products Group, We Energies, Milwaukee, WI.
Mr. Jansen is currently
Chairman of the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) and a member of
ASTM. He has over 20 years of experience as a civil engineer.
He supervises the CCPs utilization program at We Energies and its
landfills. His prior experience includes environmental
engineering and project management in Wisconsin and Florida.
Athar A. Khan,
Chief Geotechnical Engineer, Indiana Department of Transportation,
Indianapolis, IN. Mr.
Khan has over 25 years of experience as a Civil Engineer. He
joined Indiana-DOT in 1984. He has published papers on a
variety of subjects such as using geogrids as subgrade
stabilization. He has been involved with use of CCPs for 15
Rudolph N. Kraus,
Assistant Director, UWM Center for By-Products Utilization,
Milwaukee, WI. Mr. Kraus has
worked at the UWM-CBU for over ten years. He has directed
research on numerous projects on the use of by-products (coal ash,
wood ash, used foundry sand and slag, pulp and paper mill residuals,
etc.) in CLSM, concrete, and cast-concrete products. Prior to
joining UWM-CBU he worked for over ten years for a consulting
engineering company in Chicago.
P. E., Technical Services Manager, Buzzi Unicem Cement,
Indianapolis, IN. Mr. Obermeyer
has over 15 years of experience as a civil engineer. He has
worked in several positions as a Traffic Engineer and as Sales
Representative in Indiana. His current position takes him to
at least six surrounding states for trouble shooting technical
issues related to concrete. He is a member of IRMCA, ASCE, and
Tarun R. Naik,
Ph. D., P. E., Director, UWM Center for By-Products Utilization,
Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Naik has over
40 years of experience with concrete. His contribution in
teaching and research has been well recognized nationally and
internationally. His research has resulted in over 250
technical reports and papers in ACI, ASCE, ASTM, etc. He is a member
of ACI, ASCE, ASEE, ASTM, RILEM, NSPE, and WSPE. He is a
member of many technical committees of ACI, ASCE, ASTM, and RILEM.
He has served as a president of WI-ACI, WSPE, and other
Bruce W. Ramme,
P.E., Manager, Land Quality, Environmental Department, We Energies,
Mr. Ramme has 28 years of experience as a
civil engineer and has published numerous technical reports, papers,
and a handbook on coal combustion products utilization. He is
a member of ACI technical committees: 213 Lightweight and 555
Recycled Materials. He is also a member of ASCE, NSPE, and
other professional organizations.
Rodrigo Salgado, Ph.
D., P. E., Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West
Dr. Salgado has been with Purdue University
since 1993. He has published numerous papers in the areas of
foundation engineering, geotechnical analysis, and earthquake
engineering. He is a member of ACI Committee 336 and is also a
member of several technical organizations, including ASCE and the
International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical
The seminar will
be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center at the
Historic Union Station, Indianapolis, IN.
The workshop registration fee of $95 ($145 if registering
after May 17) includes cost of the workshop registration, handouts,
refreshments, and lunch.
payable to: UWM-CBU US-EPA Workshop. We cannot accept
credit cards. You may also register by telephone by calling
(414) 229-4105, or by FAX (414) 229-6958. For the latest
information about this seminar and UWM-CBU, visit us at:
<http://www.cbu.uwm.edu>. For more information contact:
Tarun R. Naik or Rudolph N. Kraus, (414) 229-4105, FAX (414)
229-6958; and E-mail <firstname.lastname@example.org > or <email@example.com>.
Please complete workshop
registration form below and send with your check to:
Rudolph N. Kraus, UWM Center
for By-Products Utilization
Refunds and Cancellation
Program fee is refunded if
withdrawal notice is received seven days before the program.
However, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged. Full fee is
charged if registration is not cancelled by May 18, 2005.
Substitutions can be made at anytime.
For staying at
the Crowne Plaza Hotel, please call the hotel directly for
reservations at (317) 631-2221.
A special room rate of $109 + tax has been made available for
this meeting by referring to Group UWM-CBU Workshop.
Please reserve your room prior to May 10, 2005 as space is
Crowne Plaza Hotel & Convention Center is conveniently located
at 123 West Louisiana Street, Indianapolis, Indiana within the
historic Union Station in downtown Indianapolis. The hotel is
located 4 blocks north of I-70 via the Illinois Street exit (Exit 79
McCarty/Illinois Street. Exit North on Illinois and proceed
four blocks to Georgia Street. Turn Left on Georgia and
proceed one block to Capitol Avenue. Turn left on Capitol to
Louisiana Street. The Crowne Plaza is located next to the RCA
UWM-CBU US-EPA CCPs WORKSHOP
May 24, 2005
Rudolph N. Kraus
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