Concrete block

concrete block

[′käŋ‚krēt ′bläk]
(materials)
A solid or hollow block of precast concrete.

Concrete block

A hollow concrete masonry unit, rectangular in shape, made from Portland cement and other aggregates.

decorative concrete block

A concrete masonry unit having special treatment of its exposed face for architectural effect; may consist of exposed aggregates or beveled recesses for a patterned.

concrete block

A hollow or solid concrete masonry unit consisting of portland cement and suitable aggregates combined with water. Lime, fly ash, air-entraining agents, or other admixtures may be included. Sometimes incorrectly called cement block.
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Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that the last night two cousins of Mohammad ShakeelMunir, former Senior Vice President of ICCI while travelling on motorbike slammed into a concrete block put on road and have died.
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CASTLE Construction Products invested PS350,000 to complete construction of a purpose-built block yard at Cardiff 's Roath Dock The investment, supported by Barclays, will accommodate rising demand for the specialist concrete block.
was scheduled to close by this month on the concrete block line and other assets of Eurobloq Inc.
Dubai-based Consent LLC bought a concrete block machine from Techmatik for $2.
He added concrete block steps at one end and built end-walls out of scrap lumber.
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This is a mobile type Concrete Block making machine with a loader or excavator that loads the material onto the hopper ensuring smooth and continuous block making process.
According to the publications, a concrete block became detached Friday evening from an apartment building in the Boulogne-Billancourt suburb of Paris, injuring gravely two Bulgarian men, a father, 77, and son, 26.
A labourer has been jailed for 15 years after he smashed a workmate's head in with a concrete block while he was asleep.
A woman in her 50s suffered fractures to her face and ribs as well as internal injuries when a concrete block smashed through the windscreen, coming to a rest in the car footwell.