Industry and Manufacturing
Small Scale Foundries For Developing Countries
This book aims to assist anyone about to start or to expand a small scale foundry to consider the various available processes, and to select the most appropriate for the circumstances. Technical aspects covered include pattern-making, moulding, coremaking, melting cast iron, steel castings, non-ferr...
Quarrying and Rockbreaking
Various types of plants and their operation are described. Recommended maintenance schedules and lists of spare parts are included.For the owner or manager of a small mobile rock crushing plant this book is essential reading
Small-scale Production of Cementitious Materials
Cement, or at least some form of cementing material, is an essential ingredient of virtually every type of construction. Two alternative approaches to large scale factory production are considered: firstly, the manufacture of Portland cement, or material of comparable quality, in much smaller kilns,...
Towards Village Industry
Liv Berg, K Nimpuno, R Zwananberg
Based on their experience in Tanzania, the authors examine the idea that rural development can become the key to economic stability and growth. The premise is that industrialization of the rural areas in developing countries must go hand-in-hand with mechanization of agricultural methods.
Small-Scale Cement Plants
An examination of the criteria for the establishment of mini cement plants in developing countries, specifically comparing the situation in India with that in China, where more than 57 per cent of cement is produced by small plants.