LC3 News

New standard for LC3 cements

On Wednesday, September 14 ,2016,  the national organization for standardization in Cuba approved the new standard for LC3 cements in the Technical Committee TC 22. Soon, it will be possible to manufacture and market cement in which 50% of clinker can be substituted by the limestone and calcined clays which meets specific performance criteria. […]

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Workshop on Calcined Clay for Concrete

From 7 to 10 June 2016, the workshop on the calcined clays  held in Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba. It has attracted many industrial mainly from Latin America. A visit of exposure sites for LC3 project was organized under the nice Cuban sun. Special newsletter english version Special newsletter spanish version […]

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Doctoral School 2016

From May 18th to 20th , at EPFL (Switzerland) , held the 2nd doctoral school on the characterization of cementitious materials. It brought together 22 participants from 11 different countries. The three days of training were focused on laboratory techniques with over 8 hours of practical work. Based on this […]

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LC3: Of Chocolate & Rum

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release LC3: Of Chocolate & Rum Although many trendy bars now serve chocolate mojitos, a Swiss and Cuban mix is not obvious. Yet, when it comes to cement, Swiss, Cuban and Indian scientists have tackled one of the world’s lesser known but biggest challenges. As countries develop, demand […]

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