Chijioke Chiemela, Igwegbe Walter, Ibearugbulem Ogedi, Okoye Peter, Oke Mong, Comparing the Compressive Strengths of Concrete Made with River Sand and Quarry Dust as Fine Aggregates, Volume 20, International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 20)
    Nowadays development of infrastructures is becoming number one priority in the world, particularly in the developing countries. So there are great demands within the construction industries for river sand as fine aggregate used in the production of concrete. This has created a very difficult situation; the cost of river sand has increased and also there is great fear from environmentalist and ecologist that in the future there may be scarcity of river sand and the environment and the ecology will be distorted. Hence, the need to find materials which are affordable and available to partially or totally replaced river sand in the production of concrete. This work is focused on the use of quarry dust as a total replacement to river sand in the production of concrete, and comparing the results (compressive strength) to that obtained from conversional concrete made with river sand
    Compressive Strength, Quarry Dust, River Sand, Water Cement Ratio, Workability