St Louis gateway to sustainable strength

Published 09 July 2019

The 61st Annual IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference and Exhibition took place in St Louis, Missouri, USA, on 28 April-2 May 2019. Under the theme of ‘Sustainable strength through innovation,’ the meeting attracted more than 900 industry specialists. Among the many highlights was an update of the status of the US cement industry, a panel session on experiences with large-capacity clinker coolers and a field visit to one of the world’s biggest single-kiln clinker production lines.

The IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference and Exhibition returned

to St Louis, Missouri, USA, for technical discussions under the iconic Gateway Arch

Chris Macey, of Resco Products and IEEE-IAS Cement Industrial Committee  (CIC) chair, opened the 2019 IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference by underlining that: “Cement is our future and the cement sector has to be ready for the challenges of tomorrow.” Setting the scene for the technical programme, he added: “It is the industry’s goal to forge ideas and concepts to reduce costs, increase competition and better understand the market while improving sustainability.”

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