Charah Solutions

Charah Solutions is a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power industry, with operations in coal-fired and nuclear power generation. We solve complex environmental challenges and are an industry leader in quality and safety.

Case Study

New England Fly Ash Supply

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Concrete producers demand the quality and availability that fly ash brings to every project, with all the advantages of added strength, durability, increased workability and improved finish product quality.

When the Brayton Point Power Plant in Somerset, MA was retired in 2017, just as the economic recovery was in full swing, the New England market was left in need of a reliable source of quality fly ash.

SOLUTION

To meet the growing demand for fly ash in the Northeastern U.S., Charah Solutions, in partnership with MidStates Packaging and Providence and Worcester Railroad, expanded its MultiSource™ fly ash network with the addition of a Wooster, MA rail terminal in early 2017 anticipating the needs of builders.

Charah Solutions’ MultiSource fly ash network is unique distribution system of multiple sourcing locations across the country, which ensures a steady and reliable supply of Class C and Class F MultiSource fly ash for ready mix concrete producers and other Charah Solutions customers. The MultiSource fly ash network not only provides the ash in markets where it is needed, it also mitigates the need to landfill the fly ash that could otherwise be used by builders.

RESULTS

Located in centrally-accessible Worcester, MA near the Massachusetts Turnpike and major trucking arteries, ready-mix producers in the Greater New England Area were able to access almost 12,000 tons of quality fly ash through the rail terminal and an additional 22,000 tons were railed directly to customers from the Dynegy Miami Fort Power Plant in Ohio. Initially operating as a rail-to-truck transload facility, the installation of silos soon increased storage and distribution flexibility to help serve customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire.

MultiSource™ is a trademark of Charah Solutions in the United States.

Case Study

Charah Solutions
Charah Solutions is a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power industry, with operations in coal-fired and nuclear power generation. We solve complex environmental challenges and are an industry leader in quality and safety.

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