Mineral Products Industry – Concrete Batch Plant

Concrete batch plants are sources of particulate emissions which typically contain arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, selenium, zinc, and crystalline silica. Concrete is a mixture of water, sand, aggregate, and cement occasionally supplemented by small quantities of fly ash and organic additives. The composition of a typical yd3 of concrete (4000 lbs) is; 1900 lbs course aggregate, 1240 lbs sand, 500 lbs cement / fly ash, and 360 lbs water. 

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