Ash Resources is South Africa’s leading manufacturer and supplier of fly ash products. Since 1979 the company’s pioneering development work has turned a waste product of Eskom’s pulverised coal-fired power stations into an environmentally-friendly and sustainable building material.
Our ongoing research programmes, in partnership with local and international technical institutions, are continually providing fly ash product solutions, helping to create more effective cement formulations and high performance concrete mix designs for the construction industry both locally and abroad.
Top international backing with strong BEE credentials
Today, Ash Resources is a powerful partnership between Lafarge, the world leader in building materials and Peotona Group Holdings, a BEE investment company. An extensive search for a potential black economic empowered (BEE) partner was concluded in early 2009. Peotona, a 100% South African women-owned company, acquired the 25% equity shareholding in Ash Resources formerly held by Roshcon, an Eskom subsidiary. The company looks forward to the valuable contribution their involvement will bring.
Having access to the financial and technical resources of a large multinational company like Lafarge, is a unique strength for Ash Resources. It enables us to bring our customers the benefits of global expertise with local delivery, making Ash Resources a true multilocal organisation.
Ash Resources now operates five strategically located fly ash processing plants sited next to Eskom coal-fired power stations, following the recent commissioning of its outloading facility at Matimba Power Station in Limpopo province. The Company employs over 200 staff members recruited mainly from the local communities in which it operates, with a head office in Randburg and a Middle East Marketing Office in Dubai..
Green Building Council
Ash Resources was one of the first members of the building materials industry to join the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA). It is a commitment to assist the Green Building Council in leading the transformation of the South African property industry to ensure that all buildings are designed, built and operated in an environmentally sustainable way. The aim is to allow all people in our country to work and live in healthy, efficient and productive environments.
By requiring fly ash in concrete and other products, architects, engineers and regulators express a commitment to promote sustainable growth and exercise responsible building practices. Using fly ash is an exceptional way to “Build Green,” without compromising cost or quality in concrete production.
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