3 Easy Tests to Check the Quality of Sand

We’ve said this before and we’ll say it again: sand is one of the most needed natural resources on earth, and for good reason too. There are several things sand is good for when it comes to the progression of mankind; from construction to the forging of glass, we wouldn’t see as much technological innovation in the world without sand.

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How much does it cost to build a sand washing plant in South Africa?

To answer this question, we need to ascertain the type and size of the sandstone plant to establish the investment amount. Also, the question that comes into play are: How much is the processing capacity? The investment in stone factories of different production scales varies greatly. What is the processing material? Different hardness materials require different equipment. How about engineering, geological conditions? Infrastructure investment in soft foundations and hard foundations varies widely.

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Why is open-pit mining cheaper?

Mining is a job suited for a select group of people who have the courage to put their lives on the line for the sake of the job at hand. There are a few different types of mining methods used around the world; today, we’re going to take a closer look at open-pit mining, what differentiates it from other methods and why it’s the most effective mining method in many cases.

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With the worlds sand running out, here’s the future of sand.

What if we told you that, as you sit there reading this sentence, the world is running out of sand? Crazy, right!? Well, once you know the reason behind this phenomenon, you’ll be shocked to learn just how much of a threat this problem poses to modern-day society. We dedicated an entire blog post to explore this madness, you can check it out here!

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How is sand mined from the earth?

When you think about mining, chances are that the first things to come to mind are gold, precious metals, coal, and base metals like nickel used in many everyday items. Well, what if we told you that sand mining is actually just as important (if not, more so) as mining for things like aluminium and steel ore?

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Is the world running out of sand? The answer is yes… wait, what!?

Who would have ever thought that such a question would feature in the minds and lips of respected professionals in several industries around the world? Well, as unusual as it may sound, the world is experiencing an unprecedented sand shortage that will have detrimental effects on the environment as well as in several critical industries around the world and just might change the world forever (yes, worse so than Covid-19).

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The difference between building sand and plastering sand

In the construction industry, sand is often used for various applications, such as building and plastering. However, they do not use the same sand for these applications. Read about the difference between building sand and plastering sand below:

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Which sand is best for plaster?

When it comes to home construction or renovation, it’s always best to use the best quality and strongest materials to ensure that your structures remain durable for as long as possible, even if it means stretching your budget a little bit. When it comes to plastering, sand is used as an effective ingredient in plaster mix.

In this blog, we’ll take you through some of the best types of sands to use for your plastering needs. If you’d like to skip this learning curve and find a solution right away, you can contact us and we’ll help you out.

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Different types of sand used for building

Building sand is a material that’s been around for a long time now and plays a crucial role in most construction projects. It is mostly used in concrete mix, filling applications and plastering. Knowing what type of sand to use for your project is important as it will help you avoid functional and foundational issues throughout your project.

This article explores a few types of building sand available to the market as well as their applications. Once you know what type of sand you need for your construction project, get in touch with us and we’ll help you meet your building sand needs.

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Why use a bulk sand supplier?

Sand is a crucial ingredient for the success of any construction project. Whether it be specific types of sand you need or reliable builder mix, you’re most likely to need this substance when erecting any kind of building. You therefore need an affordable way of sourcing these ingredients for your projects, that’s where bulk sand suppliers come into the picture.

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