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Why Local Sourcing Matters: The Benefits of Using Local Aggregates
At A.L. Blair, we understand that the sourcing of materials is a pivotal decision in any construction project. Over the years, we’ve realized Read More
Basic Properties of Concrete Aggregates
Aggregates, which encompass materials like sand, gravel, and crushed stone, play an essential role in concrete production. They typically comprise Read More
The Science of Asphalt: Composition, Types, and Applications
Understanding Asphalt Composition Asphalt is a staple in the construction industry, used widely for road construction, parking lots, and airport Read More
Improving Infrastructure Resilience with High-Quality Construction Materials
Understanding Infrastructure Resilience In a world increasingly affected by climate change, urbanization, and growing populations, infrastructure Read More
Road Construction: Latest Trends and Techniques
Current Trends in Road Construction The face of road construction is consistently changing, driven by advancements in technology and a focus on Read More
Crushed Stone vs. Gravel: Understanding the Differences and Uses
When it comes to construction materials, two of the most commonly used aggregates are crushed stone and gravel. Although they might seem similar at Read More
Signs Your Concrete Needs Repairing
And What To Do About It Concrete is all around us. In fact, almost 10 billion tons of concrete are produced in Canada every year. But even a Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Construction and Production Aggregates
When it comes to the most mined mineral in the world, sand is on top of the list. We use around 40 to 50 billion tons of aggregate sand in the Read More
Concrete To Style Your Client’s Home
A Look Into Design Strategies For Your Clients Concrete as a material has quite a long history since it was first invented in 1,300 BC. Ever since Read More
Why Asphalt Grindings Are a Better Choice
Five Reasons To Use Asphalt Grindings For The Next Project It is reported that the asphalt market is expected to reach roughly $321.5 million by Read More