Coal Ash Shortages
Coal ash remains the most important pozzolonic additive to concrete mixtures. However, there is an increasing spot shortage of production coal ash supplies in some regions of North America with the replacement of coal in domestic energy systems.
Coal plant closures are impacting haulage distances and the market price structures create new opportunities as the United States is currently a net importer of coal ash, to spite the billions of tons of waste ash in storage.
With these emerging pressure points, coal ash will become an internationally tradeable commodity. The reclamation of impounded and landfilled coal ash and will soon be favored to meet the growing demand.
The SonoAsh process enables waste coal ash impoundments to become strategic assets to be processed to realize their potential in a rapidly evolving coal ash market.