Structural uses and placement techniques for lightweight concrete in underground mining
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Structural uses and placement techniques for lightweight concrete in underground mining

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English


  • Mineral industries,
  • Lightweight concrete

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Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL22060519M

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