Date: Thursday, 22nd June 2017, from 15:00 to 18:30h.
Location: Faculty of Civil Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice – Poland
Summary: Marcin Górski warmly welcomed all project consortium staff members attending the meeting at Silesian University of Technology and presented the most important information about the University and about the Gliwice city. Project coordinator João Castro Gomes summarized shortly the project progress and project participants’ knowledge about alkali activation – ability of alkali activation, ability of making foams, characterization of some mechanical properties, and ability of making ready products. Project coordinator stressed that the most of milestones are already fulfilled. Then, project coordinator presented published papers written on the basis of works done within the REMINE project. The presented papers are available on the REMINE website. Marcin Górski presented developments of research works on panel structural design. There were mentioned research directions and laboratory tests, essential from structural point of view. Górski said about searching of material model basing on triaxial apparatus tests and explained the need of performing tests on the bigger samples. After the presentation, there started the discussion about the materials which should be used in structural elements. It was decided that project consortium staff members will chose the best and most promising mixtures which will be tested at SUT. Then, João Castro Gomes presented a panel (or block) which can be hollow. Then, there was a discussion about the secondments which are already fulfilled and about the next milestones. The meeting ended with detailed plans and discussion about RICON International Conference which will be organized in Covilha (UBI) next October.