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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: Concrete Blocks
Author(s): Harmon H. Rice
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 174-179
Abstract:Because I believe that concrete block construction presents a representative style of architecture, typical of that spirit of independent enterprise characteristic of American progress, and because Europe, Asia, Africa and the islands of the seaare looking to the States for light upon this industry, I characterize the conduct of our business, or, if you please the practice of our profession, as the National Game, believing that in the play of the Diamond we shall find an interesting and instructive parallel to the opportunities and responsibilities of co-workers in the domain of concrete blocks.
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