Conference Sessions

Review of innovative technologies for the ready-mixed concrete

Date & Time: Thursday Feb 15, 2024 at 9:45 am
Duration: 50 minutes
Location: Room B
Registration: $50 plus hst


This session is a quick review of innovation available in the ready-mix concrete sector.

5 areas are identified in this presentation:

  • Logistics and transportation
  • Embedded technologies (For concrete and truck
  • Environmental solutions (ex.: EPD’s)
  • Concrete production and materials

In all those areas, we will see innovations, and we comment those on:

  • Maturity
  • Environmental benefits
  • Economic benefits
  • Technical feasibility
  • And availability to the market

At the end, new solutions are there or close to be. It is just a question of willingness!

Presented by

Luc Bédard, ing., M.Ing., M.B.A.
Luc Bédard, ing., M.Ing., M.B.A., Directeur général, Association béton Québec
Luc Bédard obtained a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University de Sherbrooke in 1995. In 1999, he also completed a master's degree in engineering from the same university, including a path in urban infrastructure rehabilitation focused on concrete structures. Also, he completed an MBA program at the University du Quebec à Montréal (UQAM). He began his career monitoring concrete on site for a testing laboratory. In 1998, with Archimedes 2000, he worked to start a concrete manufacturing plant in Argentina. Subsequently, he held the position of director of quality for Schokbéton, a prefabrication company in St-Eustache and Oldcastle (groupe Permacon) here he managed the quality system of 13 paving and concrete block factories. In 2008, he joined the Association béton Québec as Technical Director and since 2012 has held the position of General Manager.
Sponsored by:
Association béton Québec

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