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Proceedings of 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement

Among the conferences taking place every year on cement science, International Congress of Cement Chemistry (ICCC) is almost the most important one. The conference takes place every four years. The latest one is the 13th ICCC hosted in Madrid Spain in 2011 and the next one 14th ICCC will be hosted in Beijing in 2015. […]

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Sample preparation by McCrone Micronizing mill before XRD/Rietveld test

In the cement science field, XRD analysis combined with Rietveld method can give quantitative results of crystalline phase of hydration products, so I try to use XRD/Rietveld method to quantify the hydration products of cementitous material. To achieve good performance of XRD test, fine powder is required and of great importance. The question is how […]

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Overview of global cement price 2012

Several days ago, I posted that the global cement output is decreasing in the first half of 2012. So how about the price trend of cement worldwide? Is it increasing or not? Information from different sources shows the prices of cement varies worldwide. For instance, prices of cement in South Africa had been retailing at […]