Workshop on LCin Latin America

Tuesday, 16th January 2018

Universidad de Cuenca
Cuenca, Ecuador



To communicate the most recent results in the investigation of ternary cements made with a combination of Portland cement, calcined clays and limestone in the areas of cement hydration, microstructure development, physical properties and durability of concrete.

To present the progress of the implementation of technologies for the manufacture of LC3 cement.

To introduce technology providers who have developed technologies for the manufacture of LC3 cement.

Program of the workshop

9:00: Inauguration of the workshop. Speech of representatives of the Universidad de Cuenca

9:30: (Prof. Karen Scrivener) Recent developments understanding the hydration of cementitious systems containing calcined clays and limestone

10:15: Coffee break

10:30: (Prof. Fernando Martirena) Progress of the implementation of the technology for the manufacture of LC3, stumbling blocks, opportunities

11:15: (Dr. Soumen Maity) Indian experience on the development and introduction of LC3 cement

12:00-13:00: Panel of experts, technology. The invited speakers are:

  • Alberto Putin, company IPIAC. Manufacture of clay calciners
  • Tongbo Sui, company SINOMA. Technology for clay calcination.
  • Josephine H. Cheung, company GCP. Grinding aids for the manufacture of LC3
  • Urs Heierli, MSD consulting. Incentives for a wider dissemination of LC3. The Latin America case.

13:00-13:30: Questions & Answers with the panelists

13:30: Conclusions of the seminar

14:00: Lunch

15:30-16:30: Tour to cement manufacturing facilities, Hormicreto


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100 USD until 09 January and

150 USD after 09 January 2018


50 USD until 09 January and

75 USD after 09 January 2018