Portland cement: Cement binds all of the materials together to create a slurry that hardens into a durable, masonry-like product. Manufacturers use scrap wood fibers and pulp from lumber and paper mills, so they are basically recycling the waste from other industries.
Historical article The place of chemistry in business Arthur D. Little. In the mind of the average business man chemistry is something quite apart from business, an abstruse science that deals with things of evil smell and unpronounceable names, something for the laboratory or the underpaid professor, but with which the hardheaded man of affairs has little need to concern himself.
A "Scotch derrick" was a crane that was frequently used in docks for lifting and moving heavy loads. In this case the heavy load was wood - shifting tree trunks from ships on the Thames into Lawrence Wharf thought to be the last remaining sawmill in London until it closed in 1986.The derrick derives its name from a type of gallows named after Thomas Derrick, an Elizabethan era English executioner.
ABB is a leading global supplier of medium voltage drives in the range of 250 kW to more than 100 MW. ABB supplies medium voltage variable speed drives for a wide range of applications in the cement, mining and minerals; power; water; metals; marine and chemical, oil and gas industries. T
The Industrial Revolution was a transformation of human life circumstances that occurred in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries (roughly 1760 to 1840) in Britain, the United States, and Western Europe due in large measure to advances in the technologies of industry.
- The aim of Ringstead Heritage Group, which formed in September 2014, is to research, gather and record information about the history of the village and make it available to anyone interested.I began building this website in July 2014 and because I was born in the village and went to the school there I still have a deep connection & passion for the place i grew up even though i live in ...