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LC3: a promising alternative

16 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The drive for a sustainable construction industry has triggered the development of a range of building materials that serve as sustainable alternatives to Portland cement. The development of limestone calcined clay cements (LC 3 ) offers a glimpse into the future of building materials. By Karen Scrivener, Franco Zunino, François Avet and Wilasinee Hangpongpun, EPFL STI IMX LMC, Switzerland, and Anne Dekeukelaere and Laurent Grimmeissen, Cementis Consulting, Switzerland. Figure 1: SE m...

Sustaining European cement

02 June 2014, Published under Cement News

The current economic recession is providing the European cement industry with a challenging business environment. Resource and energy efficiency, carbon sequestration and reuse, low-carbon cement and downstream initiatives all provide opportunities for creating a cement sector that is more sustainable, both in terms of the environment as well as costs. In an interview with the European cement association, CEMBUREAU, ICR talked with CEO Koen Coppenholle and his team about the challenges ahead...