‘Cement’ is everywhere in California

California is an epicenter for the growth of a new class of cement that is used to build homes, factories, hotels and even schools.But it is also a state that is also home to the largest cement waste and pollution problem in the US.And the answer to that has been largely hidden from the public.Cement is a byproduct of cement […]

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The cement bricks that made cement all the rage in the 1980s

A cementing process has been around since the dawn of the world and it’s been making a name for itself in cement production.Cement is made from the same substance as sand and is also known as cement.But the first cementing processes were more of a technical process and not for making concrete.They were made from water and mud and could […]

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Which dental cement is safe for dentists?

In February, the FDA said it was considering a ban on certain types of cement used for dentistry.Some of the cement, called dental temporary concrete, is made from a common chemical found in sewage sludge, and is believed to cause dental caries and tooth decay.Others, known as lehigh cement, are a synthetic form of cement.In the meantime, the Food and […]

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The best and worst things you can do with a new cement contractor

The best things you need to know when buying a cement contractor, or when looking for one.The worst things to do when hiring a cement company.What to look for when hiring contractors, or a contractor looking for a job.What are the minimum and maximum hours required for a cement job, or how much do cement companies pay?We have answers to […]

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How to build a concrete slab

Posted November 15, 2018 11:03:00 With concrete slabs getting increasingly popular, it’s time to make sure you have the right tools to make your own slab.This article is all about cement, which is a very different type of building material than concrete bricks.In this article, we’re going to learn how to make a concrete floor slab from a sheet of […]

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Construction starts on new cement truck in California’s San Diego

Construction is starting on a new cement trucks that will serve the city of San Diego for a few years, as the city’s population continues to grow.The new trucks are being constructed in Southern California and will be used to transport cement, cementite and concrete.The San Diego City Council approved the contract in a 2-1 vote Thursday, making San Diego […]

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How the world’s largest cement manufacturer is making millions of tons of cement

By now, you probably know that cement is one of the most valuable commodities on earth.But before cement producers start pouring cement into the world, it’s important to understand a few basic facts.Invented by humans around 9,000 years ago, cement is made from a mixture of clay and sand, and is extremely difficult to break down.That means it’s often used […]

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When cement goes gray, it’s time to rethink your backyard construction

If you’ve ever built a new house in the suburbs and noticed the concrete floors falling out of the concrete slab, you’re not alone.If you’re like us, the idea of using cement instead of concrete was never a big deal to you.But it’s changing in the backyard and even the city.In the United States, nearly all concrete is made of […]

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How to make a $10,000 cement mixer

A $10 million cement mixer was built in the late 1960s and was used by a cement company for decades, according to a new book.Now, the inventor of the product has died.Robert L. Sperling died of heart failure in San Francisco in August.His work is credited with making cement a staple of the American home.He built the mixer to combine […]

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