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Date 08/16/2011

Portland-limestone cement (PLC): Lower CO2 in Canada


This course is AIA/CES Registered


Program No.: 000101

Learning Unit Hours: 1

Qualifies for HSW credit

Qualifies for SD credit


Learning objectives:

  • Learn how cement is manufactured
  • Learn the difference between regular portland cement and the lower CO2 portland-limestone cement (PLC)
  • Understand the recent changes in Canada's codes that now accept portland-limestone cement (PLC)
  • Be brought up to date on the current progress in projects and testing for PLC, and how it is an equivalent performing cement with a reduced environmental impact
  • Understand how to update your design specifications to encompass the lower CO2 PLC

More information on this course

Contact your local Cement representative.


In Canada, contact:

Daniel Heroux, ing., P.Eng. LEED Green Associate

Technical Services Engineer, Cement Division

Lafarge Canada Inc.

Mobile: 613-371-3016

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