LC3 News

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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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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4th Doctoral School opened

Prof. Karen Scrivener opened the 4th LC3-Doctoral School from 03rd to 06th April at EPFL, Lausanne. We are happy to welcome 35 participants from 18 countries who will learn about the use of blended cements. The programme covers aspects of hydration of blended cements and the physicochemical characterisation of supplementary cementitious […]

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5th Stakeholder Meeting in New Delhi, India

The LC3-project presented its technology and advances during the 5th Stakeholder Meeting at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. The meeting was held on 06 February 2018 and included presentations from the project partners Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development, EPFL, IIT Delhi, IIT Madras and TARA. In the following representatives […]

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4th Stakeholder Meeting at IIT Bombay and introduction to the TRC

The LC3-project concerns Limestone Calcined Clay Cement which has a huge potential to lower CO2 emissions of cementitious materials. Significant progress has been made over the first three years of the project including extensive research, laboratory trials and first industrial productions. These results were shared on 02 February 2018 with an […]

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New industry collaboration to scale up the production of LC3 and to develop a High Performance Concrete Additive in India

LC3 project is pleased to announce a new collaboration between The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd.. This collaborative effort has made it possible the first full-scale trial production of a new cement known as Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) and at the same time developed […]

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