Bloomberg New York – OCTOBER 12: A man holds a cement nail in front of a house in central Havana, Cuba, October 12, 2017.
A new cement nail is being made in the Cuban capital.
The nail is made of hard plastic, with an edge that can be polished to make it more durable.
(AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz)A man holds an cement nail as he works at a cement factory in Havana, October 13, 2017, in Havana.
A cement nail has been developed as a cheaper and more durable alternative to traditional nails.
(Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)A woman stands in front a cement-filler factory in Cuba on October 14, 2017 in Havana as part of the city’s effort to produce a new type of cement nail.
The new nail is an alloy of concrete, glass and stainless steel.
(REUTERS/Carlos Barria)A person holds a concrete nail in the foreground as they work at a concrete factory in the Havana neighborhood of Havana, September 18, 2018, in Cuba.
(AFP PHOTO/Elvio Rocha)A construction worker wears protective gear as he looks at a new cement-filled concrete countertop in the construction site of a cement plant in Havana’s northern city of La Paz, October 16, 2017.(AFP PHOTO / Eduardo Munos)A worker removes a cement countertop at a construction site in La Pago, October 23, 2018.
(Reuters/Eddie Saldana)A workers remove cement concrete counter tops from a cement production site in Havana on October 24, 2018 in Havana.(AFP Photo/Miguel Medina)A Cuban man works at his cement factory as he cleans concrete nails with a shovel at a factory in La Parrilla, Cuba.(Photo by Eduardo Mancillas/Reuters/AFP)A Spanish flag flies over the Cisneros building in Havana ahead of the opening of a new concrete factory to make cement nails in Cuba, March 16, 2019.
The factory, which will make about a million cement nails a day, is scheduled to open on Thursday.
(Vincent Yu/Reuters via AP)A Colombian man cleans cement nails as he goes to work at his concrete factory near Havana, April 12, 2020.(AP Photo)A truck drives by a concrete plant in LaPago, Cuba in this handout photo from April 19, 2019.(Carlos Garcia Rawlins/AFP via Getty Images)A Portuguese man cleans concrete in La Peña de los Estados Unidos in La Laguna neighborhood of Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday, April 25, 2019, to remove nails from cement.
(Eduard Guillem/Reuters for Euskirche-Basel)A Chinese man cleans a cement company’s cement factory and a concrete wall as he walks to work in La Rioja neighborhood of Santiago, Chile, May 12, 2019(AP Photo: Alberto Rojas)A new cement factory is being built in Cuba to make concrete nails, as a part of a government push to improve the countrys cement supply.(Eduarde Guillemao/Reuters.)
A man cleans his cement countertops as he checks out a cement mixer at a Cisnero cement factory, October 7, 2018.(AP photo/Carlo Garcia Rawls)A girl holds a hammer as she works on concrete nails in the cement factory at a hotel in La Barceloneta, Cuba on November 11, 2018 after a major renovation project was completed.(AP/Carloes Esparza)A Venezuelan worker cleans concrete after it is poured into a cement machine at a production site near the Cuban city of Tampico, October 10, 2019 in Tampicas capital.
(Paul Galindo/AFP/Getty Images)