Brick industry to go green
- The brick industry: Markets and trends. // Ceramic Industry;Oct96, Vol. 146 Issue 11, pS-13
Focuses on issues facing the brick industry. Market trends for the structural clay industry; Forecasts for the brick industry; Shipment trends; Impact of the computer revolution on the industry.
- Yard talk. Hogue, Carl // Ceramic Industry;Oct96, Vol. 146 Issue 11, pS-15
Discusses issues on the brick industry in the United States. History of the American Ceramic Society; Features of the 12th annual convention of the National Brick Manufacturers Association; Features of the May 23, 1942 meeting of the Clay Products Association of the Southwest.
- bridge business. Brosnan, Denis A. // American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Aug2002, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p25
Highlights the ACerS Structural Clay Products Division meeting in Augusta, Georgia. Features of the event; Implementation of the major national marketing program; Assessment of the technical needs of the brick industry.
- Clemson Center propels the brick industry into the 21st century. Grahl, Christine L. // Ceramic Industry;Apr98, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p109
Presents information on the Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina and its contributions to the brick industry. Creation of a Ceramic Engineering Department of the university headed by Gil Robinson; Goals of the Center for Engineering Ceramic Manufacturing; Accomplishments of the Center....
- Brick Sales. // Ceramic Industry;Aug99, Vol. 149 Issue 9, p69
Focuses on the growth in 1998 brick sales due to booming construction industry. Extensive use of clay brick in commercial and institutional construction; Brick Industry Association's optimism toward the market; Trend toward consolidation and concentration.
- Energy & Efficiency IN RAW MATERIALS PREPARATION. Grahl, Christine L. // Ceramic Industry;Jan2000 Supplement, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the 45th International Brick Plant Operator's Forum held between October 11-13, 1999 in Clemson, South Carolina. Information provided by speakers regarding energy and efficiency in raw materials preparation in brick industry; Factors that companies should consider regarding investing...
- LANDFILL GAS: AN ALTERNATIVE FUEL. // Ceramic Industry;Jan2000 Supplement, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p13
Discusses the utilization of landfill gases for brick firing by brick industry in Montgomery, Alaska. Reason for using the landfill gas fuel for brick firing; Environmental aspects of using landfill gases; Usage of landfill gas fuel supply in kiln by brick company Jenkins Brick.
- BRICK MARKETS Remain Strong Despite Anticipated Construction Slowdown. // Ceramic Industry;Aug2001, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p71
Reports the anticipation of the construction slowdown on brick markets in the United States. Total number of brick shipments; Increase demand for brick shipments; Average number of bricks per start.
- BRICK POWERHOUSE. // Truck & Driver;Dec2002, p66
Reports on the performance of V8 six-wheel Scania wagon and drag bricker at block maker company Celcon. Cost associated with the operation of the truck; Horse power and gear box the vehicle.