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Alternatives to Portland cement
Practical Action
Supplementary Cementing Materials for Use in Blended Cements, R.J. Detwiler, J.I.
Bhatty, S. Bhattacharja, Research and Development Bulletin RD112T, Portland
Cement Association, Skokie, Illinois, USA, 1996
Small-scale Lime-burning: A practical introduction M. Wingate and others, Practical
Action Publishing, 1985.ISBN 9780946688012
The Small Scale Vertical Shaft Lime Kiln: A practical guide to design, construction
and operation Kelvin Mason, Practical Action Publishing, 1999 ISBN:
Building with Lime: A practical introduction. Revised Edition Stafford Holmes &
Michael Wingate, Practical Action Publishing, 2002/3 ISBN 9781853395475
Lime and Lime Mortars, A.D. Cowper, Building Research Special Report No.9, His
Majesty's Stationary Office, London, 1927 (republished 1998 by Donhead
Publishing, Shaftesbury, Dorset, England).
Earth Construction: A comprehensive guide H. Houben & H. Guillaud, Practical
Action Publishing, 1994 ISBN 9781853391934
This technical brief was originally prepared for basin, Building Advisory Service
and Information Network.
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