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aggregate

1. An inert granular material such as natural sand, manufactured sand, gravel, crushed gravel, crushed stone, vermiculite, perlite, and air-cooled blast-furnace slag, which when bound together into a conglomerate mass by a matrix forms concrete or mortar.
2. An inert granular material that may be added to gypsum plaster.
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Effects of Recycled Concrete Aggregate on the Fresh Properties of Self-Consolidating Concrete.
The effect of recycled concrete aggregate properties on the bond strength between RCA concrete and steel reinforcement, Cement and Concrete Research 41(10): 1037-1049.
Similarly, the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA), in its 2009 Engineering Bulletin (EB043P), estimates that the construction industry uses another 100 million tons (91 million metric tons) of reclaimed concrete aggregate and other crushed and broken concrete materials per year.
OIL BUSTER: Frank Cooke, general manager at Scott Brothers with the high spec concrete aggregate from crushed concrete from the former ICI site at Billingham
2 percent of nonhazardous foundry sand is used annually as a raw material for beneficial reuse applications such as asphalt paving, concrete aggregate and building foundations.
Tenders are invited for work includes approx 7,329 lf of 6" perforated polyethylene underdrain pipe; 342 lf of 18" hdpe; 290 lf of 18" class 5 rcp; 3 ea of 48" catch basin; 1 ea of tie new storm pipe into existing catch basin; 26,995 sy of 6" recycled concrete aggregate base course; 23,980 sy of bituminous pavement removal; 18,201 lf of joint sealing filler - hot applied; 16,520 cy of unclassified excavation; 16,470 sf of runway taxiway marking (white); 8.
It can be used as a cement concrete aggregate by adding slag, pozzolana, fly ash, lithium salts or by using low alkali cement.
The role of 0-2 mm fine recycled concrete aggregate on the compressive and splitting tensile strengths of recycled concrete aggregate concrete.
One such technique is the modification of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) by the utilization of recycling aggregate (such as recycling concrete aggregate which is obtained from construction and demolition waste (C&D waste)).
Under its contract, Staton has salvaged all the concrete aggregate and rebar materials from the demolition activities.
He is in charge of the Recycled Concrete Aggregate Federal Highway Administration National Review.
The company's newest technology manufactures sand and rock for concrete aggregate by crushing demolition concrete.