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In 1990, various members representing producers, processors, marketers, customers and suppliers of iron and steel slags founded the Australasian (iron & steel) Slag Association (ASA). Adopting a similar operating model used by the National Slag Association based in the USA, the ASA has since forged its own operating model and governance structure to meet the needs of an evolving and complex operating environment in Australia. The video below highlights the multiple uses and types of slag products:

The Association's foundational objectives were initially to conduct research of common interest to members and present the findings and technical information to support the beneficial use of iron and steel slags in the construction materials and other potential end-use industries.  Today the Association has four (4) major planks which underpin its strategic plan with objectives for Membership, Advocacy, Education and Technical Literature.

In choosing a name for the Association, the term ‘Australasian’ was used to recognise the Association’s reach and acknowledge the members scattered across the region, namely Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Through its research and facilitation of information interchange activities between relevant stakeholders, the Association continues to increase the recognition and understanding of the beneficial use of iron and steel slags amongst industry members, government and the community.

We trust you'll find the information provided throughout this website informative and of value to your needs.


News Updates

Condition Assessment and Service Life Evaluation

18-03-2018

Maintaining the condition of a concrete structure is integral to ensuring long-term durability and service life. The expert staff at this seminar will share technical knowledge and experience surrounding concrete durability, optimum mix design and specification to ensure your goals are achieved.

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Standards Australia - New Project Approvals

14-03-2018

The following projects have been approved and a project working space has been created. To get involved, visit the Standards Australia website or contact A.S via email: mail@standards.org.au

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Albion Park Bypass get the Green Light

28-02-2018

Making a holiday trip or commuting down the coast may become a lot quicker and easier come December 2022, when the $550 million Albion Park Rail Bypass could be open to traffic.

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New High Density Slag Breakwater Armour Unit

28-02-2018

The predicted rise of the sea level, coupled with the increasing frequency of massive storms due to global warming has become a real issue for Australian coastline protection. Luckily there's a solution: Steel Furnace Slag!

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