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Calcium Aluminate Cements 2008

30 June 2 July 2008
Palais des Papes, Avignon, France

This will be the third of a series of meetings devoted to this extensively used special cement and will celebrate the Centenary of its invention by Jules Bied in 1908. The meeting will deal with various aspects of this topic covering recent developments, emerging technologies and environmental impact and will be of equal interest to all those who work with these cements, including formulators, manufacturers and researchers.

The following themes are addressed:
  • Manufacture
  • Mineralogy of CAC
  • Mircrostructure and Hydration Studies
  • Fresh Properties
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Admixtures
  • Durability
  • Blended Systems
  • Applications
  • Future Trends
The Palais des Papes is a splendid venue for such an event having such a rich history and incorporating a state-of-the-arts Conference Centre. The area is also important from the point of view of the history of Calcium Aluminates Cements with its invention in 1908 by Jules Bied in the nearby town of Le Teil.
If you wish to submit an abstract please contact the conference organizer below.

The call for papers is available here.

Dr Charles Fentiman
Cement & Concrete Science
31 Nutham Lane
West Sussex RH13 9GG

Tel: +44 (0)1403 732186
Fax: +44 (0)1403 732186

Organised by the Cement and Concrete Group of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.