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Workshop and Construction Demonstration for Use of Fly Ash and Other Coal Combustion By-Products

Sponsored By
UWM Center for By-Products Utilization, Milwaukee, WI
Illinois Clean Coal Institute, Cartrville, IL

Co-Sponsored By
American Coal Ash Association
Best Block Company
Central Illinois Light Company
City of Peoria, Department of Public Works
City Water Light and Power
Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C.
Illinois Power Company
United Ready-Mix, Inc.
Wisconsin Electric Power Company

September 16, 1997
Holiday Inn, Peoria, IL

Workshop Description

A one-day workshop is planned at the Holiday Inn, Peoria, IL on September 16, 1997. The purpose of the workshop is to bring attendees up-to-date with the latest information on utilization of fly ash and other coal combustion by-products in concrete and other civil engineering applications. The program will include presentations showing important technical and economic advantages of using coal ash in ordinary, everyday construction applications, including ready mixed concrete, precast concrete, flowable slurry for backfilling excavations, highway construction, etc. 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 and 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, applicatio case histories, as well as the latest developments in the utilization of coal ash from power plants in concrete, flowable slurry, and other construction materials. State-of-the-art information will be presented by knowledgeble professionals engaged in specifying, approving, marketing, and using these materials. The workshop includes a site visit for demonstration of use of fly ash in concrete for sidewalk construction in the City of Peoria, IL.

The program is planned to include the following speakers:


Workshop Program

8:15 a.m. 8:55 9:00 9:10 10:00 10:20 10:40 11:10 11:30 12:10 1:00 p.m. 1:30 3:30 4:00


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