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The Use Of Cement and Concrete Both Now and In Ancient Cultures

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In 12,000,000 BC, spontaneous eruption caused reactions between limestone and oil shale, creating cement deposits in what is now Israel. The first incidence of man purposefully mixing early forms of concrete for building occurred with the creation of Egypt’s pyramids. The existence and use of concrete, the most widely used material in the world, has a longer history than most people have ever contemplated, a complex web of discoveries and individual experiences that eventually led to the material and processes employed by today’ s professional concrete contractors. What follows is a glance at two ancient civilizations, one famous and the other generally unknown, that made