mineral aggregate

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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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Among concretes made using mineral aggregates, the requirements of standard [32] are fulfilled by only two of control concretes (C5 and C6 with the biggest content of cement), concretes with a reduced amount of water and cement and with SNF addition (C4A, C5A and C6A).
The Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association awarded several Rogers Group locations for accomplishments in excellence, safety and community involvement.
Geological Survey (USGS), State departments of transportation (DOTs), industry, and academia discussed the future of sustainable sources of mineral aggregates and related issues facing many States and transportation agencies.
Dry mortars are a blend of inorganic binders, mineral aggregates and additives, which are homogeneously mixed in the factory in a high-efficiency mixer and transported to the job site in dry form in bags or silos.
CSX Transportation is a key supply chain provider in shipping Yelvington's mineral aggregates from mines to rail distribution terminals where they are prepared for a variety of commercial applications, including building and highway construction.
The management of the resource base is also addressed, and ranges from mining, mineral aggregates, wetlands, wildlife habitat, and forests within the municipality.