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today26 Jan 2011

Fly ash enhances concrete workability

According to John Sheath, strategy and marketing manager at Ash Resources, the addition of fly ash to a concrete mix substantially boosts the workability of the concrete. “This is one of the major reasons why concrete producers and contractors prefer working with fly ash mixes,” Sheath says. “They are easier to handle, place and finish. “The presence of the spherically shaped particles of fly ash in the mix also cuts the water content by between 6 and 12%,” he says.
today15 Nov 2010

Fly ash makes for ‘greener’ cement

According to John Sheath, strategy and marketing manager at Ash Resources, the inclusion of fly ash in concrete mixes can substantially reduce concrete’s carbon footprint and contribute significantly to sustainable construction.  Sheath says fly ash has a number of specific environmental benefits.