Articles by: Silas Markert

LC3 at COP24

The LC3-Project is presented at the United Nations Conference of Parties 24 in Katowice, Poland. Come to stall 134 to learn more about climate friendly and affordable construction technologies. For direct inquiries, contact us on lc3@epfl.ch

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LC3-Info Day in Ethiopia

On 25 October 2018, the LC3-Project hosts an LC3-Information Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia . Many African countries are among the countries with the highest growth rates in the world. In consequence, the material demand is increasing as well. Ideally, this development will be coupled with the utilisation of eco-friendly […]

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100+60 conference at EPFL-LMC

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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LC3-Info Day in Hong Kong

On 05 August 2018, the LC3-Project is hosting and LC3-Information in Hong Kong. LC3 has the unique advantage of matching, OPC – CEM I performance for lower production and investment costs. And of course, a reduction of CO2-emissions by more than 40% compared to OPC. With respect to durability in […]

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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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4th LC3-Doctoral School

Last week, the LC3-Project hosted its 4th DoctoralSchool. The researchers and scientists learned about hydration, pozzolanic reactivity assessment, XRD and microscopy, Mechanical behaviour, mix design and processing. In 2019, the 5th Doctoral School will take place. The details are as follows: 23rd to 26th April 2019 EPFL Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

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