Fives participated to the latest IEEE – IAS / PCA Conference in Canada


The 57th annual IEEE – IAS / PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference took place at the end of April in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This is the premier conference for the cement manufacturing industry in the Americas, attracting 900 attendees for three days of technical presentations and included an exhibit hall with 155 booths.

The Cement I Minerals business line of Fives was well represented at the conference. Fives Pillard, Fives FCB and Fives Solios Inc shared an exhibit booth, staffed by M. Jiminez, and C. Pringuet (Fives FCB), M. Vaccaro and L. Ricci (Fives Pillard) as well as T. Allegrucci, P. Gelinas and L. Hansen (Fives Solios Inc). 

The conference featured 20 cement professional training sessions, 18 technical sessions, 4 panel discussions and the visit of the St Marys Cement Bowmanville cement plant.

As part of the technical program, M. Vaccaro and L. Ricci, from Fives Pillard, participated in a tutorial on alternative fuel substitution and its effects on process and emissions.