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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Trend of Institute Work
Author(s): A.E. Lindau
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 21-25
Abstract:A generation ago Speaker Reed called this country a "Billion Dollar Country." Since that time billions have become more common. But even so you may be a little startled by the statement that the concrete industry is a billion dollar industry. In fact the total annual cost of concrete produced at the present time very likely considerably exceeds $1,000,000,000.
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