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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 Taylor Concrete Coal Breaker
Author(s): R.D. Richardson
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 371-382
Abstract:A new field in the use of concrete is being developed by the construction of coal breakers and washeries in the Anthracite Reigion of Pennsylvania. It has been the usual practice to construct these breakers and washeries of timber, but there are certain serious disadvantages in timber construction to the extent that the large coal operators are beginning to experiment with other building material.
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