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Ron Roy uses a heavy duty forklift to load pallets of eight-inch concrete blocks onto a delivery truck in Jefferson City. Blocks similar to these were made using finely ground recycled rubber tires as an aggregate. It was part of a research project through the Missouri University of Science and Technology at Rolla.

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Scrap tires finding a new home

Researcher teams up with Midwest Block and Brick

Jefferson City’s Midwest Block and Brick gets to be part of research Dr. Mohamed A. ElGawady is performing on new masonry blocks made with ground tires.

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