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aggregate

 [ag´rĕ-gat]
individuals, families, or other groupings who are associated because of similar social, personal, health care, or other needs or interests.

ag·gre·gate

(ag'rĕ-gāt),
1. To unite or come together in a mass or cluster.
2. The total of individual units making up a mass or cluster.
[L. ag-grego, pp. -atus, to add to, fr. grex (greg-), a flock]

Aggregate

Epidemiology A group of persons who share one or more traits or characteristics without necessarily having had any direct social connection.
Examples All female doctors; all European cities with populations over 20,000; all coal miners.
Zoology A group of species within a genus, but not a subgenus; a group of subspecies, often written within brackets.

ag·gre·gate

(ag'rĕ-gāt)
1. To unite or come together in a mass or cluster.
2. The total of individual units making up a mass or cluster.
[L. ag-grego, pp. -atus, to add to, fr. grex (greg-), a flock]
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To be useful to highway agencies, first and foremost, aggregates must be of a sufficient quality to meet both initial design needs and long-term, life-cycle performance objectives.
Tests for mechanical and physical properties of aggregates - Part 2: Methods for the determination of the resistance to fragmentation.
In case of potentially reactive aggregates, regard to the rock type as the only criterion is inadequate, in particular for assesing polycrystalline, slow-reactive rocks.
The report will also assess the relative proximity of sources of primary aggregates and recycled aggregates to the market place and disposal options for inert construction and demolition debris.
The government has been strategically emphasizing on yielding maximum output from these opportunities by increasing investments on interconnection plans with different countries which has resulted in the growth of the construction aggregates market.
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Under the terms of the agreement with the DOJ, Vulcan will divest Aggregates USA's Tennessee assets and an aggregates quarry in Virginia, US.
With the lack of information concerning the bulk density of small soil aggregates, mainly due to the difficulties of measuring the volume of such small units, effort is needed to adapt the available methods to cover these issues.
With this deal, Breedon Aggregates England will be able to provide a ready supply of PSV aggregates to its asphalt facilities and to expand its footprint into an important new market for aggregates and readymix, CEO Tim Hall noted.
"Although construction activity and aggregates consumption remain far below historical levels, our aggregates shipments have now increased year-over-year for four consecutive quarters," James continued.
There are many quarries of aggregates in Azad Kashmir and the aggregates obtained from these sources are being used by the local construction industries in rigid pavements and buildings.
In this section, the origin of the aggregates from these glacier deposits and the requirements for the aggregates for use in HMA (according to the EN specification) will be briefly discussed, along with the local and world experience in the application of these types of aggregates for asphalt mixes.

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