The Value of Sand in Concrete Construction


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Title: The Value of Sand in Concrete Construction

Author(s): E.S. Larned, C.E.

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 4

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 205-210

Keywords: none

Date: 1/1/1908

The past year has been a most eventful one in the annals of the cement industry; in the progress of industrial evolution we find concrete occupying a stronger and more prominent position and gaining rapidly in the public favor for structural and economic reasons. When we realize that this has come about in spite of the intertia of the building interests, long schooled in the use and prejudiced in favor of, the older and better known materials of construction, and in spite of the intelligent, tireless and liberal opposition of rival material interests, we can begin to form some idea of the still more important part Portland cement is destined to play in the future development of this great country.