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Nu-Rock appoints CEO in the USA

Nu-Rock appoints a new CEO in the USA.

William J. McMahon
Chief Executive Officer
Nu-Rock Technologies USA

Bill has been in the power generation industry for over 40 years. He has been a leader in many well-known companies including, B&W, Babcock Power, Stone & Webster and Ionics. His latest position was President and CEO of CoaLogix, another environmental company focused on the reuse of key assets for SCRs. He sits on the board of directors of the North Carolina Ports Authority and Linxx Global Solutions.

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Nu-Rock wins at 2015 Sustainability Awards

Nu-Rock voted Green Building Product of the year at 2015 Sustainability Awards.

The Sustainability Awards recognise and reward excellence in sustainable design and building. Borne out of the need to promote genuine progress in green building practice, it remains the industry’s strongest independent program recognising environmentally sustainable building and design that go beyond the tick-a-box approach.

The Sustainability Awards has grown to be one of the premier events on the industry calendar, attracting the highest calibre of entries and attendees to the prestigious annual awards night.
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Nu-Rock wins CARE CRC Award

Nu-Rock wins the CARE CRC Award on 15 September, 2015 at the Crown Conference Centre in Melbourne, Australia.

Nu-Rock is awarded the prestigious CARE CRC Award. The CARE Award recognises Nu-Rock’s unique technical innovation in the area of contamination assessment and remediation of the environment.

On receiving the award Maroun Rahme said ‘This award means so much to our company. It is really motivating for me personally and it will bolster our commitment to furthering our efforts in developing and providing sustainable waste remediation solutions on a global scale.’

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Nu-Rock’s Mt Piper Manufacturing Plant generates local excitement

Nu-Rock’s Mt Piper Manufacturing Plant generates local excitement.
Lithgow NSW. Australia.

Nu-Rock Marketing Manager, Mike Retter, was interviewed by ABC Radio. The resultant editorial coverage focused on the positive impact a Nu-Rock Manufacturing facility will have on the local Lithgow area economy.

‘Abundance of ash’ to supply building industry at proposed Lithgow plant
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ABC News
By Gavin Coote
28 Jul 2015

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Jobs to rise from power plant ashes
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Lithgow Mercury
By Len Ashworth
8 September 2015

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Abundance of ash to supply building industry at proposed Lithgow plant

Abundance of ash to supply building industry at proposed Lithgow plant.
Lithgow NSW. Australia.

The company behind a proposed ash conversion plant near Lithgow says it would create at least 20 jobs in the region.

The City Council has received a development application for the facility which would convert coal-fired ash into building materials.

The company Nu-Rock said it wanted to build the plant at Mount Piper Power Station and would use the ash that was laying dormant on-site.

The spokesman Mike Retter said construction groups have expressed interest in using the product, and it would create employment.

We’re looking at probably 16 to 20 workers, at least, and then flow-on effects at the local level will be equally important,” Mr Retter said.

Products need to be moved in and out of the area, there will be some local businesses that will be called on to assist.

Mr Retter said it would help shield the region from the impacts of any downturn in mining.

The ash that we’ve got in New South Wales sitting [is] 550 million tonnes,” he said.

Whether we stopped using electricity tomorrow that came from that source, this ash would still be there, so we could look at it as an opportunity, not a problem.

In that opportunity what we’re saying is we can convert that ash, mind you that’s a lot of ash to convert, but there’s certainly an abundance of it.”

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Energy Australia announces partnership with Nu-Rock

Energy Australia announces partnership with Nu-Rock.

Energy Australia, operators of the Mt Piper and Wallerawang power stations, have signed a significant new partnership with Nu-Rock which will see ash from its Mt Piper power station turned into low cost, environmentally friendly building products. Following the signing of a partnership agreement this week, Nu-Rock will now begin construction of a new manufacturing and testing plant on EnergyAustralia land adjacent to the Mt Piper power station.

Nu-Rock will then utilise approximately 15,000 tonnes of Mt Pipers waste ash to produce low-cost, environmentally friendly light weight, fire rated blocks, pavers, panels and other building materials….Read article

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Nu-Rock announces a new Manufacturing and Testing Plant.

Nu-Rock announces the opening of a new Manufacturing and Testing Plant at Mount Piper Power Station.
Lithgow NSW. Australia.

The Mount Piper Power Station is owned and operated by Energy Australia and the opening of the Nu-Rock Plant on-site represents the start of a very significant partnership between the two companies.

“We expect that once this and the other Nu-Rock Plants we have planned for Mount Piper are fully operational the vast quantities of Fly Ash being stockpiled at this site will be steadily and significantly reduced. Thats good news for Energy Australia and great news for the environment.” said Nu-Rock Managing Director Maroun Rahme.

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Nu-Rock joins ACAA American Coal Ash Association

Nu-Rock joins ACAA American Coal Ash Association

The American Coal Ash Association was established in 1968 as a trade organization devoted to recycling the materials created when we burn coal to generate electricity. Our members comprise the world’s foremost experts on coal ash (fly ash and bottom ash), and boiler slag, flue gas desulfurization gypsum or “synthetic” gypsum, and other “FGD” materials captured by emissions controls. ACAA’s mission is to advance the management and use of coal combustion products in ways that are: environmentally responsible; technically sound; commercially competitive; and supportive of a sustainable global community.

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Nu-Rock conducting Extraction Trials for Nyrstar Smelter Plant. Port Pirie SA. Australia

Nu-Rock conducting Extraction Trials for Nyrstar Smelter Plant.
Port Pirie SA. Australia

A Nu-Rock Technology is being trialled by Global Mining and Metals Business Nystar, to extract precious metals from toxic waste streams coming from other industries. Nu-Rock Managing Director Maroun Rahme said Test results have been very promising to this stage and all the signs point to Nu-Rock delivering unprecedented outcomes for Nystar.

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Nu-Rock Completes Initial Trialling of Ash from Power Plants in North Dakota and Montana USA.

Nu-Rock Completes Initial Trialling of Ash from Power Plants.
North Dakota and Montana USA.

Nu-Rock recently completed a thorough Testing Process of Fly Ash sourced from two separate US based Power Plants. The excellent results indicate that Nu-Rock Technology could be successfully deployed to both of these locations to solve the alarming environmental issues caused by Fly Ash stockpiling at these Power Plants. ‘Nu-Rock will be commencing meaningful discussions with both Power Companies over the coming weeks and if all goes to plan we should be opening our first US based Nu-Rock manufacturing plants in the very near future.’ Maroun Rahme, Nu-Rock Managing Director.

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