AshTrade Europe 2018

AshTrade Europe 2018

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April 17 - 18, 2018 | Poznan, Poland | Sheraton Hotel

Navigating the complexities of the coal and other combustion by-products markets is a challenge and the pressure to find new opportunities is increasing.

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  • Power generators

  • Fly ash and gypsum traders

  • Shippers, bulk handling & logistics experts

  • Equipment suppliers and beneficiation technology professionals

  • Cement and lime manufacturers

  • Concrete ready-mix, road & construction experts

  • Sustainability specialists 


  • Analyzing market perspectives

  • Having a competitive outlook on the market

  • Exploring environmental performance management improvements

  • Finding business opportunities

  • Discussing efficiency, innovation, new developments

  • Developing technology, operations and best practice management



Day 1, April 17, Tuesday

08:00 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and introduction

09:15 - 10:30 SESSION 1 Global picture

Power plant coal combustion forecast

Cement Industry: Global perspective and outlook

Supplementary materials usage in cement and concrete overview

European standards & regulations: status and impact on ashes usage and trade

10:30 -11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30  Session 2 Handling & Logistics

New legislation on the fly ash transportation and its impact on the sector

Fly ash separation and handling technologies

Ash management from an utility perspective

Ash storage, handling & blending

Fly ash processing equipment and technologies

 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 15:30 Session 3A Shipping & Trade

Dry Bulk: Market overview, freights and forecasts

Environmental legislation in shipping – a challenge and an opportunity

Slag seaborne trade: main trading regions and
transportation options

13:30 - 15:30 Session 3B Coal combustion byproducts

Fly ash applications

Technological innovations in the slag sector usage

Technology separation of rare earth elements from coal ashes

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Session 4A Transport & Trade

Fly ash trade comparison: Europe vs. other regions

Status of supply and trade: present and future

Global trade in fly ash and other supplementary cementitious materials

16:00 - 17:30 Session 4B Materials Focus  

New materials obtained from fly ash

Gypsum: admixtures and their effect

Mechanical properties of fly ash-based geopolymer containing IGCC slag

Frost resistance of ternary cementitious
concretescontaining Ccment-Fly Ash-Silica Fume

17:30 + Panel discussion: How can we maximize coal ash, biomass ash and slag use at the same time?

Cocktail & Networking  



Day 2, April 18, Wednesday

08:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Recap  

 9:00 - 11:00 SESSION 1 Biomass ashes

Exploring new opportunities for wood ash use in road and agriculture

Biomass ashes: a future resource

Biomass ashes: novel soil amendments

Recycling of Biomass Ashes

Biomass ashes: a future resource

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00 Session 2 Towards a sustainable future

 Environmental impact of use of ashes

Can coal fly ash waste be put to good use?

New use for paper industry's sludge and fly ash in plastics

Technical development and application of coal ash recycling resources

Future demand for changing and increasing coal energy

13:00 - 13:30 Panel discussion: Fly ash market – what is next?

13:30+ Wrap-up and conclusions



Past Participating Companies

Some of the leading companies that have previously participated in this conference series include:

  • Amadeus Schiffahrts - und Speditions

  • Afrisam


  • Bergskraft Bergslagen

  • Bartels Engineering

  • Cimenfort

  • Carayon Holding

  • Carbon Action

  • Cementia Trading AG

  • Cementir

  • Cemex

  • Cenin

  • Claudius Peters Projects

  • CSM Consultant & Services

  • CW Group

  • Dal Engineering

  • DSV Air & Sea

  • Dutch Waste Management

  • Ecotrade

  • Eesti Energia

  • Enel Group

  • EP Coal Trading

  • Euromecc

  • Fatec Oy

  • Fives FCB

  • Fortum Heat

  • General Admixtures

  • Grace Europe Holding

  • Headwaters Resources

  • HC Green Trading

  • HC Trading Malta

  • Holcim Trading

  • Howe Robinson Shipbrokers


  • IECA

  • Interbulk Trading

  • KGJ Cement

  • LH Trading

  • Mapei SPA

  • Matrix Materials

  • Medcem Global Pazarlama

  • Noah AS

  • Officina Dell’Ambiente

  • ProfCement-Vektor

  • Redco Robert Muller

  • SCB Europe

  • Separation Technologies

  • Secco

  • Sinsa

  • ST Equipment & Technology

  • Steag Power Minerals

  • Swecem

  • Swedish Energy Ashes

  • Titan Cement

  • Van Gansewinkel Milieutechniek

  • Votorantim Cimentos

  • Vliegasunie

  • Zag International


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Exhibition floor plan

Venue and Accommodation 

Sheraton Hotel, Poznan, Poland 

Sheraton Poznan Hotel is a five-star hotel located in the center of the dynamic city of Poznan. The hotel offers perfect mix of top quality service, comfort and friendly atmosphere. Being located right across the street from the Poznan International Fair, only 700 m away from the Central Railway Station and 15 minutes' ride.

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