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2009-12-18 11:17:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Boral Bricks, 59 percent of all homeowners with a siding preference would choose brick for their homes. The study was commissioned by Boral Bricks, Inc. to determine current consumer preferences for siding. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091218/PH28575 ) The survey, conducted in October, asked participants which type of siding they prefer on a home....

2009-05-14 11:39:00

CHICAGO, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Globally respected construction journalists, an industry leader, and an aspiring new professional were honored at the annual conference of the Construction Writers Association (CWA) at the Hotel Monaco in Alexandria, Virginia. Bob Nilsson, former president of Turner International LLC, received the Silver Hard Hat Award, CWA's highest individual honor. Along with his continuing service as an advisor to Turner and other firms, Nilsson spends several...

2008-06-27 09:03:03

Australian clean energy technology group Orbital has completed the acquisition of the Sydney-based liquefied petroleum gas systems supplier, Boral Alternative Fuel Systems. All precedent conditions have been satisfied and Orbital has officially completed the acquisition of the BAFS operation, located in Arndell Park in Sydney's western suburbs. The acquisition of Boral Alternative Fuel Systems (BAFS), which is a Tier-1 supplier to Ford Motor, reportedly marks a significant expansion by...

2008-06-25 00:02:45

GAS exploration firm BG Group turned up the heat on Australia's Origin today by announcing plans to make an improved Pounds 6.7 billion offer direct to shareholders. The decision to go hostile comes a month after Origin's board backed an offer from BG, but changed its mind a day later because a separate deal in the industry caused executives to rethink the company's value. The latest proposal is 5.4 per cent more than BG offered in its initial bid and a 48 per cent premium on Origin's...

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