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limestone

A rock formed of organic fossil remains of shells, composed mostly of calcium carbonate.

limestone

rock which is largely calcium carbonate, used as a livestock feed when ground. Contains 38% calcium and is used as a calcium supplement. See also dolomite.
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The potential of the limestone industry in Oman was also discussed by a number of experts at the conference, who said the Sultanateis well-positioned to be a major player in this sector.
The Limestone CDN deployment shows just how easy it is to tap into the rich resources of the OnApp Federation and create unique services based on whatever attributes are important to your clients - location, speed, quality or price," said Kosten Metreweli, OnApp's Chief Commercial Officer.
The addition of more than 5 percent limestone and IPA to cement, as proposed by IDOT, will mitigate some environmental problems by reducing the amount of raw materials burned to produce cement and to reduce the carbon footprint by at least 3 to 4 percent of total C02 emissions.
ROUTE John Hepplewhite with his fellow Limestone LinX cyclists
8m: Very thickly bedded, Cream to brown weathered color limestone, low weathered color.
Limestone is acting mostly as an inert constituent.
The companies involved insist future mining on the land is inevitable if Estonia wishes to continue to use local limestone to repair and build roads.
SAIL presently does not have any captive source of low- silica limestone and meets its entire requirement of this vital input from the market.
The use of Portland cement containing limestone is a common practice in European countries.
The project will help us get quality limestone as well as save costs," he said without elaborating.
The committee was told that the Jura limestone used on the United Insurance Building in Munich had survived for 25 years.
Coolspring) operates a limestone quarry on leased land in North Union Township in the County of Fayette.