Manufactured Sand in Concrete

The reduced availability of natural sands, particularly along the east coast of India, and the need to better utilise sand-size material generated in the aggregate crushing process, has combined to encourage the development of ‘Manufactured Sand’. The crushed rock fine should be processed to have fines content close to the optimum fines content or within[…]

Building Material Must for any Type of Construction

Building material is definitely required for any type of construction. Before you plan for construction any project whether it is industrial, commercial or personal, one understand the key components that are required for construction. The key components comprise of steel, Stona Sand Msand, cement, coarse aggregates, fine aggregates, ready-mix concrete and binding wires, bricks and[…]

Sand Crisis Across the Globe with stats

Sand traditionally has been a local product. However, regional shortages and sand mining bans in some countries are turning it into a globalized commodity. Its international trade value has skyrocketed, increasing almost sixfold in the last 25 years. Profits from sand mining frequently spur profiteering. In response to rampant violence stemming from competition for sand,[…]


If Santa is real: what gift would a civil contractor would demand?

Sad Santa Contractor: Hey Santa, it is your time of the year and you don’t seem happy as always! Santa: I am just upset. The environment looks all ruined and damaged, what have you guys done to build concrete forests? Contractor: We didn’t have other options Santa, or did we? Santa: Of course you did![…]