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Using Iron Ore Tailings in Concrete

September 27, 2019 11:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In recent years, there have been some studies into and experiments performed regarding the use of iron ore tailings in concrete as aggregates. One study performed in western Australia, where there is a significant amount of iron ore, has been of particular interest to concrete contractors, manufacturers and rock contractors in Lufkin, TX and beyond. The team conducting the experiment used the standard process for making concrete, with several tests conducted to measure some of the concrete’s physical properties at different ages. The results were then compared with those produced by normal concrete with conventional aggregates. Let’s take a brief... View Article

Ideas for Using Rocks in Landscaping

November 27, 2017 6:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In the Texas weather, maintaining your lawn and garden can be challenging, particularly if you want to add more plants to make it stand out. Rather than using small shrubs and other green items to accentuate your garden, rocks can make an excellent addition and add a unique element to your landscaping projects. Rock is available in all types and colors and can be crushed very fine or left as large boulders. All kinds of rocks can add a special something to your lawn and garden with a little creativity and some help from a rock contractor in Lufkin, TX.... View Article