Limestone as a Raw Material

CIM Bulletin1939
THE present century has witnessed an amazing transformation in the uses of limestone. From being mainly a structural material, a role it has played since the beginning of civilization, it has become one of the indispensable raw materials for use in the great chemical and metallurgical industries that play such a vital part in the economic life of the nations today. Its uses have become so diversified and numerous that it enters, directly or indirectly, into nearly every phase of modern life.
Keywords: calcined, calcium, dolomite, limestone, raw materials, Chemicals, Deposits, Lime, limestone, Process, Processes, Production, Raw materials, Stone
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