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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 Value of Sand in Concrete Construction
Author(s): E.S. Larned, C.E.
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 205-210
Abstract: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.
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