Articles by: Silas Markert

BBC-Podcast covering LC3

On 15 March, BBC released a new podcast of its “The Climate Question” about concrete. It includes interviews with Prof Karen Scrivener and the podcast presents LC3 as a major technology to reduce CO2-emissions globally. Click here for the link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct0xbj

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Bill Gates and Bloomberg highlight LC3

In a recent article in Bloomberg, Bill Gates highlighted the importance of Low-carbon cements for climate action and the work of EPFL on LC3 was pointed out. The full interview from 15 February 2020 can be accessed here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2021-02-15/inside-bill-gates-brain-an-interview-about-tackling-climate-change?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=business&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic

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LC3-Info Day online

On 16 December 2020, we will have our first fully online LC3-Information Day in collaboration with INTERCEM. The highlight of this event are EXCLUSIVE first looks at the CIMPOR Global Holdings’ LC3 production projects in the Abidjan, Ivory Coast and Kribi, Cameroon. For all details of the program and registration, CLICK HERE

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LC3 at CemTech

On 28 October at CemTech, Karen Scrivener will present the “Opportunities and challenges of manufacturing limestone calcined clay cement (LC3)” More information and registration here:  https://www.cemnet.com/Conference/Item/186346/advances-in-clinker-reduction-technologies.html

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Bloomberg article on LC3

Last week, Bloomberg published an article on LC3 in their series “Bloomberg Green”. The publication shows the potential and the importance of the technology world-wide. Find the direct link here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-10-01/lc3-clay-cuts-cement-industry-co2-emissions

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LC3 TED-talk

On 10 Oct, TED publishes its series on climate change. Karen Scrivener was invited to present the breakthrough-technology Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3). Other speakers include Prince William, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Al Gore For the full program, click here: https://countdown.ted.com/global-launch/program

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LC3-production in Colombia

Cementos Argos started the production and distribution of “Cemento Verde” which is a LC3-composition. Their product reduces up to 38% of CO2-emissions as compared to OPC. The realisation of this project was conducted in collaboration with the LC3-project – Low Carbon Cement and Ecosur. Congratulations to achieving this milestone!

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LC3 at UN-World Urban Forum

The LC3-Project is present at the United Nations World Urban Forum (UN-WUF) in Abu Dhabi from 10 – 13 February 2020. The main event is co-hosted by our EPFL-team and is titled “A culture of living green: mainstreaming sustainability in housing and constructions” To get in touch with us, please […]

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