Workshop on LCin Latin America

Tuesday, 16th January 2018

Universidad de Cuenca
Cuenca, Ecuador


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