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41 container ships waiting to dock at the port of Los Angeles / Long Beach, freight rates continue to increase

The number of ships moored in San Pedro Bay waiting to dock at the port of Los Angeles (LA) and the port of Long Beach (LB) has surpassed the previous February high of 40, now the number is 41, according to Project44. The growing number of ships waiting at southern California ports is attributed to shippers buying early […]

LIMESTONE FOR FEED GRADE

Limestone (Calcium carbonate) is a nutritional feed supplement. Limestone is primarily used in stock feed as a calcium source. Limestone varies in composition and as such, available Calcium also varies. Calcium is the most abundant chemical in the body. About 98% of the bodies calcium is in the skeleton and teeth and represents about 2% […]

Potential new services on the Asia-North America West Coast route

  Freight rates on the Asia-North America West Coast (NAWC) route have skyrocketed to record levels, according to shipping analysts at Sea-Intelligence, current demand is up and high shipping rates present a great opportunity for carriers to not only fill ships on existing services, but also offer new services. Following the decline in volume of […]

What Is Dolomite Used for With Plants?

Dolomite Lime Minerals Dolomite powder is a limestone compound that contains calcium and magnesium. The best mixtures contain 8 to 12 percent magnesium and 18 to 22 percent calcium. These elements help influence the pH of the soil and provide valuable nutrients to plants. Dolomite can often contain sodium, but it should only be 0.2 […]

Use Ceramic Tile in Your Home

Ceramic tile is a versatile material that can be used in countless ways throughout your home. Whether using tile for utilitarian purposes in a shower or entryway, or for decorative reasons, like on a bar wall or backsplash, our handmade ceramic tile is the perfect fit for your next project. Take a look at some […]

How to Use Food-Grade Calcium Hydroxide

Food-grade calcium hydroxide is used to make authentic corn tortillas from whole corn. When you soak the corn in calcium hydroxide (or “Cal” as it’s called in Spanish) it significantly increases the bioavailability of niacin in the corn.  Using this alkaline compound also makes the corn easier to digest. It’s used in a similar fashion when making […]