Rock Products Volume 16, No. 10

Rock Products Volume 16, No. 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...handling it in Bahia as follows: Price in New York $1.45 Freight ($14.80 per ton of 2.240 pounds) 2.62 Insurance (% ot 1 per cent) 0.'! Duty (20 per cent loss than on cement from other countries) 746 Handling, etc 373 Lighterage 24X Cartage 125 Storage (up to.i months) 25 Customhouse broker and petty expenses 05 Total cost per barrel $5.S94 The names of leading importers and dealers handling cement and of important contractors and consumers may be obtained from the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce or its branch offices. Previous reports on cement in Brazil were published in Commerce Heports for Apr. 16 and May 21, 1915. CEMENT MADE FROM SUGAR BEETS. According to a recent dispatch it has been discovered in Fiance that an excellent cement is one of the by-products of the manufacture of beet sugar. The scum that forms when the beets are boiled, and which has heretofore been thrown away, consists largely of carbonate of lime and water and from 70,000 tons of beets treated 4,000 tons of carbonate lime is obtained; to this 1,100 tons of clay is added, the resulting product being 3,162 tons of excellent cement. CEMENT MANUFACTURERS AS ADVERTISERS. An advertising company representing more than a dozen farm papers, having a combined circulation considerably in excess of a million, sends out a little pamphlet entitled "Standard Farm Paper Advertising," in which there is shown an illustration of farmers engaged in building sidewalks. Under the caption of "Intelligent Marketing" the publishers make the following statement: The cement companies have been responsible for some of the most intelligent and effective promotional advertising during the past five years ever put over through the farm papers. They have used large...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889169
  • 9781236889164