NEWS & EVENTS

In Media 

  • April 2020, Saint Gobain - verkkojulkaisu, LINK
  • 9 December 2019, Uusiouutiset: Mineraalivillalle arvoketjuja: LINK
  • 1 October 2019, Betoni-lehti: Ekologisten betoniteknologiainnovaatioiden kehittäminen arktisilla alueilla: LINK
  • 5 June 2019, MTV: Anne Kaiser, Saint-Gobain Finland Oy, and Eelis Rytkönen, NCC Property Development, talking about circular economy (in Finnish): LINK
  • 8 May 2019, Press Release: 

    Timegate: Circular economy innovation project utilizing mineral wool waste from building and demolition received significant EU funding, LINK, STT: Rakennusteollisuuden mineraalivillajätettä hyödyntävä kiertotalouden innovaatiohanke sai merkittävän EU-rahoituksen, LINK

  • 31 January 2019, YLE: Mirja Illikainen, University of Oulu - an interview on circular economy (in Finnish): LINK

COMING EVENTS

CoMS 2020 Construction Materials, postponed, Bled, Slovenia

Kiertotaloutta rakentamassa, 9 September 2020, webinar.

Beyond 2020: World Sustainable Built Environment Conference, 2-4 November 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden.



PAST EVENTS

EuroScience Open Forum, 5 September 2020, webinar. A presentation by Rajeswari Ramaswamy on: "Mineral wool waste back to loop with advanced sorting, pre-treatment and alkali activation (Wool2loop)" and by Vilma Ducman on: "Transforming Construction Waste into Energy Efficient Solutions"

RILEM 40th Cement and Concrete Science Conference, 4 September 2020, webinar. A presentation by Majda Pavlin on: "Early strength improvement of waste wool based alkali activated material".

Webinar: Introduction to EU funding, 14 April 2020. H2020 funding - research group perspective by Mirja Illikainen, University of Oulu and Saint-Gobain & H2020 - Wool2loop from coordinator's perspective by Anne Kaiser, Saint-Gobain.

RILEM Spring Convention 2020, 10-14 March 2020, Guimarães, Portugal. Conference presentation by Majda Pavlin: "Optimization of alkali-activated mineral wool mixture for panel production" (authors of the paper: Majda Pavlin, Ana Frankovič, Barbara Horvat and Vilma Ducman.

SMASCO19: 1st International conference on smart materials for sustainable construction, 10-12 December 2019, Luleå, Sweden. Conference paper: "Dissolution studies of glass wool and stone wool at alkaline pH" by Rajeswari Ramaswamy, University of Oulu.


Decembrski XR Meetup, 11 October 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 

Digital workshop speech by Rok Capuder from Zavod404.


European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy, 30 September - 1 October 2019, Helsinki, Finland 



15th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement, 16-20 September 2019, Prague, Czech Republic


The 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Building Materials, ICSBM 2019, in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, 12.-15 August 2019

Keynote speech: Prof. Mirja Illikainen, University of Oulu, on "Utilization of waste and residues in building materials"


XVI ECerS Conference, in Torino, Italy, 16-20 June 2019. 

Speech: Vilma Ducman, ZAG, on "Geopolymers and AAM: standards and regulation "


World Circular Economy Forum 2019, side session, in Helsinki, Finland, 5 June 2019. 

Speech: Juho Yliniemi, Oulu University, on "Mineraalivillajätteiden hyödyntäminen ekobetonin raaka-aineena" 


Sustainable Built Environment conference (SBE), in Helsinki, Finland, 22-24 May 2019

Speech: Juho Yliniemi, Oulu University, on "Mineral wool waste-based geopolymers"


Rakennusjätteistä kohti kierrätysmateriaaleja, in Kuopio, Finland, 28 March 2019

Speeches: Anne Kaiser, Saint-Gobain Finland Oy, on "Uusiomateriaalien hyödyntäminen rakentamisessa - esteet ja mahdollisuudet", "Kierrätys ja kiertotalous rakennusmateriaalien toimittajan näkökulmasta"

and Juho Yliniemi, Oulu University, on "Mineraalivillajätteestä geopolymeerejä - korvaako betonin?"


This project has received funding from the European Union's EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 under Grant Agreement #821000

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