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Publications and presentations related to the PACE-PTS


1 – Cement testing in Africa, Civil Environmental Research 2 – TCE, Johannesburg, PACE-PPT-presentation 1 – CMSS, Rabat, Round Robin Africa 2-NSM – Improving Laboratory Performance through PT 3-Olonade’s presentation-PACE-PT 1-PACE-PTS – Public Symposium Wolf-flightversion 5-A Study on energy presentatio 4-1-Joe Odhiambo 8-2015_PACEPTS_Energy 6-Performances of Cu slag1 7-Use of Thermal Insulator Bricks to Combat Global Warming 9-Structural Failure on Terre-Rouge -Verdun Road

  • A first pan-African proficiency testing scheme (Concrete Plant + Precast Technology, 03/2014)
    Wolfram Schmidt, Herbert Uzoegbo, Kathrin Wunderlich, Gladmore Rongai
  • Start of round-robin test for cement testing in Africa (Concrete Plant + Precast Technology, 08/2012, pp. 54-55)
    Wolfram Schmidt
  •  Knowledge Transfer and Quality Assurance – Key Factors for the Future Prospects of Building with Cement in Africa (ZKG International, 09/2012, pp. 34-38)
  • Wolfram Schmidt and Gregor Gluth



  • Cement Testing in Africa – Conclusions from the First Africa-Wide Proficiency Testing Scheme (International Congress on Materials & Structural Stability, 27 – 30 November, 2013, Rabat, Morocco)
    Wolfram Schmidt, Herbert Uzoegbo, Nabil Bella, Gladmore Rongai, Hans-Carsten Kühne and Tobias Diergardt
  • PACE PTS – Africa wide proficiency testing scheme for the testing of cement (Totally Concrete Expo, 27-28 May, 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa)
    Wolfram Schmidt


Presentations of the public Symposium within the framework of the 2. PACE-PTS in Dar es Salaam.

  • Supplementary cementitious materials for sustainable and economic binders – European solutions compared to African solutions
    Wolfram Schmidt, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany
  • Improving laboratory performance through proficiency testing
    Nsesheye Susan Msinjili, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany
  • Use of by-products in construction in Nigeria
    Kolawole Adisa Olonade, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
  • Innovative construction systems
    Joe Odhiambo, Agrément South Africa
  • A study on sustainable energy to cement industries in Rwanda
    Senthil G. Kumaran, College of Science and Technology, Rwanda
  • Potentials for reduction of the carbon footprint of concrete: Case study of copper slag in concrete production
    Herbert Uzoegbo, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Use of thermal insulator paving blocks to combat global warming
    John Makunza, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Experimental research for energy supply structures
    Andreas Rogge, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany
  • Major structural failure on new roads in Mauritius
    Loveetah Chummun Bhujohory, Mauritius Bureau of Standards
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