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2014-02-06 12:23:16

LONDON, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warren Buffett is considered to be one of the world's most successful long-term investors. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, maintains large positions in several well-known North American companies, such as Heinz and Coca-Cola, and wholly owns several large businesses, such as Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. In January 2014, regulatory filings revealed that Berkshire Hathaway had acquired more shares in USG Corporation by...

2013-07-16 08:31:28

ReportsnReports.com adds a new market research report titled "Landscaping Products to 2017" that says US demand for landscaping products is projected to grow 6.9% per year through 2017, reflecting a rebound in sales following the 2007-2009 recession and subsequent slow recovery DALLAS, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Improved construction activity will be the primary driver of growth for the US landscaping products market. An acceleration in sales of existing homes, a rebound in...

2012-12-29 05:03:30

Leading building products company leverages Intelex training management system software. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Intelex is pleased to announce Boral Bricks Inc. is expanding its commitment to superior safety by leveraging streamlined, centralized training management tools. By choosing Intelex´s web-based safety and training solutions, Boral is joining an expanding roster of Intelex clients in the construction industry. With 46 showrooms spread across 12 states, Boral...

2010-12-20 16:20:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a world leader in building materials and glass fiber reinforcements, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Ltd. to sell its Masonry Products business. The divestiture will be in two stages. Owens Corning will sell a 50 percent stake in its Masonry Products business to Boral Industries Ltd. for $45 million at closing. The Masonry Products business will then be...

2010-11-02 00:00:37

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Building Materials market. Hit by the devastating downturn in the construction and housing industry, growth in world market for building materials, which slipped during the years 2008 and 2009, is forecast to recover sufficient poise in the medium-to-long term period to reach US$706.7 billion by the year 2015. Primary factors fingered to drive this growth include resurgence in residential and commercial construction activity;...

2010-09-21 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a new prime contract by Boral Composites Inc. to design and build a composite building material manufacturing facility. The contract is valued at more than $11 million, and the project is scheduled for completion in June of 2011. Work will be performed by SAIC's wholly-owned, design-build subsidiary, The Benham Companies LLC. Design work will be performed...

2010-09-09 10:15:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Boral Composites Inc., an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Boral USA, broke ground today on a new manufacturing facility located in East Spencer, N.C. The Rowan County facility is scheduled for completion in September 2011, and when fully built out will employ up to 25. In attendance at the ceremony were Keith Crisco, secretary of commerce for the state of North Carolina, Carl Ford, Rowan County commissioner, and John Cowan, mayor of East...

2010-07-06 14:33:00

ROSWELL, Ga., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Boral USA, through one of its subsidiaries, has acquired sole ownership of MonierLifetile LLC from the MONIER Group, whose principal place of business is located in Germany. Boral USA is a subsidiary of Boral Limited, headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and prior to this acquisition owned a 50% interest in MonierLifetile. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., MonierLifetile is the largest manufacturer of premium-quality concrete roof tile in the country....

2010-06-03 11:30:00

ROSWELL, Ga., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Boral Bricks Inc., the nation's largest brick manufacturer and distributor of masonry products, announced today its Terre Haute, Ind. manufacturing facility has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100603/PH15080 ) Boral Bricks, an Australian based company with U.S. headquarters outside of Atlanta, has become a...

2010-05-24 10:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Boral Bricks, 90 percent of all homeowners find aspects of brick homes appealing. The study was commissioned by Boral Bricks, Inc. to determine consumer appreciation for key attributes of brick. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH09587 ) The survey, conducted in April, surveyed 2,449 U.S. adults of whom 1,618 are homeowners; which of the following...