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feed compacted into a solid mass weighing up to 2 lb. Bricks provide an alternative to pellets and have the advantage that they have to be eaten slowly.
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It is a work of fine scholarship, clear historical insight into the business of brickmaking and obvious empathy for workers whose labour 'built this city'.
This century also saw the town's adoption of a variety of industries, not only becoming a spa town, but also a producer of ribbon, coal mining and brickmaking.
The problem is due to the misuse of the subsidised butane gas by diverting it to the hen-hatching farms and brickmaking kilns," said Ahmad Darwish, the minister of state for administrative development.
Punjab also has many brickmaking factories that draw laborers from rural areas of the province; they, too, are provided daily wages insufficient for their needs.
Hadacheck, causing more than a ninety-percent reduction in value in his property: once worth $800,000 as a clay brickmaking source, the property value dropped to only $60,000 as a residential site.
Wealthy Tehranis celebrated modernization with champagne and beluga caviar, while peasants continued to work in brickmaking factories and drive taxis, he said.
THE chairman of a well-known Coventry brickmaking firm has died at the age of 80.
484) The practical problems of constructing comparisons are addressed by Jan Lucassen in a study of brickmaking in India and Western Europe that finds similarities in the organization of work, including the prominence of family "gangs.
The Forest of Marston Vale is a 40 year programme for the environmentally-led regeneration of a degraded area, using trees and woodlands to transform 61 sq miles (16,000 ha) of the Marston Vale in Bedfordshire, repairing a landscape scarred by decades of clay extraction, brickmaking and landfill
The Government did not subject individuals to forced labor or enslavement based on religious beliefs; however, minority community leaders charged that the Government failed to take adequate action to prevent bonded labor in both the brickmaking and agricultural sectors.
Left: the brickmaking and masonry shop at the Hampton Normal and Industrial Institute