Shelley Moore. People have used concrete since ancient times, but the concrete block was not invented until the 1830s. Widespread manufacture of concrete blocks began in the early 1900s, and their popularity grew rapidly.
Is there a difference between cinder block and concrete block?
For most practical uses in today's construction there is no difference. Both are blocks made out of cast concrete. Cinder blocks contain fly ash as an aggregate. That being said, most concrete contains fly ash in today's construction of concrete masonry units.
What is the meaning of Blockwork?
Bricks and blocks are components of durable masonry construction in which uniformly shaped individual units are laid in courses with mortar as the bed and binding material. They consist of high mass materials with good compressive strength formed into units that can be lifted and handled by a single worker.