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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Lowes cement cement board tape for windows

For decades, cement boards and other cement-based adhesives have been the go-to adhesive for window glass and other building materials.They are strong and durable, and the cost of making them has been dropping, and they’re often made in small batches.Now, Lowes is offering cement board tapes in the lowes cement company’s C-Series line.These tapes are made in the U.S. by […]

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How to make the perfect lime green cement block

LEIGH HILL, Pa.— For the past year, a Pennsylvania cement factory has been churning out the perfect green cement blocks.It’s a process that’s made them a local fixture at a restaurant, a popular neighborhood bar and even a major home improvement contractor.But now, for the first time in a decade, the factory is closing and the doors are closing.The factory, […]

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