South African cement industry by Christo Van Zyl

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Published by IDC of SA in Sandton .

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  • South Africa


  • Cement industries -- South Africa.,
  • Cement industries -- South Africa -- Statistics.

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Statementcompiled by Christo van Zyl and Rentia van Tonder.
SeriesSectoral series ;, SS1/2001, IDC research paper series., SS 2001/1.
ContributionsVan Tonder, Rentia., Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa.
LC ClassificationsHD9622.S56 V36 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination22 leaves :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3451029M
ISBN 101874986711
LC Control Number2005352762

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