Articles by: Silas Markert

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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Large-scale 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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100th Anniversary of the EPFL-LMC and Prof. Scrivener 60th birthday

Today, the conference « 100th Anniversary of the LMC and Prof. Scrivener 60th birthday » started at EPFL in Switzerland. The conference is centered around the research interests of LC3-Project Director Prof. Karen Scrivener. One of the main topics is LC3. Find more about the program on: https://lmc.epfl.ch/birthdays2018/page-133030-en-html/

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Escambray: Un cemento para el Nobel

Desde hace casi una década, expertos cubanos y suizos dirigidos por el profesor Fernando Martirena amasan la idea de producir el primer cemento ecológico cubano, un proyecto que pudiera germinar este año en la fábrica Siguaney. Lea más aquí

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First Prize at Young Researchers’ Forum

LC3-PhD candidate Franco Zunino won a first prize with his presentation on LC3 at the 4th Young Researchers’ Forum of the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK. His presentation focused on reactivity and mixture design.    

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