The Slag Cement Association (SCA) announces the launch of www.slagcement.org – its new, mobile-friendly website featuring slag cement-related tools, resources, and downloadable materials to serve the needs of ready-mix producers, engineers, and other industry professionals.
Slag cement is a hydraulic cement formed when granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) is ground to suitable fineness and is used to replace a portion of portland cement. It is a recovered industrial by-product of an iron blast furnace. Molten slag diverted from the iron blast furnace is rapidly chilled, producing glassy granules that yield desired reactive cementitious characteristics when ground into cement fineness. Once the slag has been cooled and ground to a usable fineness i...
2017 Slag Cement Award Nominations Now Open
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Slag Cement Project of the Year Awards. Projects in the USA completed or scheduled to be completed between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017 are encouraged to apply. Completed applications and any questions can be sent to SCA Marketing Coordinator, Drew Burns at email@example.com and are due by Thursday November, 30th at 5PM EST.