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Industrial Use of Limestone

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http://wanttoknowit.com/uses-of-limestone/

Industrial use of limestone
We are fore to the project of quarry extension, because there are several uses of limestone, which will be extremely important and useful for our life. It is a valuable natural resource that is one of the most versatile stones available to us using to make things such as glass and concrete.
Maybe the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear limestone uses is likely to be just for construction. However, there are various other uses of this rock. First of all, as I mentioned limestone is basically cut into blocks and greatly used or quarried for construction and in architecture, such as road building, landscape construction and cement manufacture as it is easily obtained, cut and carved. Almost every building that contains cement or concrete, and every major highway, and most minor highways and roads depend on limestone or products derived from limestone for their construction.
In fact, some of the most prominent landmarks in the world including the Pyramid of Giza in Egypt are made from limestone, and the Canadian city of Kingston in Ontario province has many buildings made from limestone rock as the city itself has been nicknamed the “Limestone City”.
Also, Limestone is widely distributed in Britain and it is used for many different ways.   Especially the deposits in the Park District of Derbyshire are very useful and pure which is very easy to get at. Moreover, lime stones are not just useful for the arrangement of construction, but for chemical industrial. In fact, the quarry operators say that limestone is needed and plays a significant role in the chemical industrial and it will be very disruptive socially and economically if they would not be able to use it.
Therefore, the limestone is very important...

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