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2011-02-18 15:30:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock.

2010-11-11 22:25:18

A new research study co-spearheaded by Virginia Tech researchers highlights problems with some brass products in plumbing systems that can leach high levels of lead into drinking water, even in brand new buildings – and suggests that such problems may often go undetected.

2010-10-29 15:22:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock.

2010-07-30 12:55:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock.

2010-03-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copper Development Association (CDA) has produced a series of short, instructional how-to videos for anyone working with copper on architectural and plumbing projects. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/cda/42540/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100311/MM64744 ) The Do It Proper with Copper video series was designed to illustrate proper techniques for joining and...

2009-07-30 10:43:10

Alloying elements in bronze sculptures give clues about artist, date, origin and authenticity.

2009-03-24 08:53:00

NOVI, Mich., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leader in developing innovative plumbing solutions, BrassCraft is proud to announce a full range of compliant products in response to new laws enacted in California and Vermont. Beginning July 1, 2009, BrassCraft's compliant products will include brass stops, a vast array of solid brass fittings, and Speedi Plumb(R) PLUS connectors ideal for most any job, including water heater applications.

2008-10-10 18:00:27

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. announced today that it repurchased $122.9 million principal amount of its outstanding 6% Subordinated Debentures due 2014. In this privately negotiated transaction, the purchase price was at 84 percent of face value.

2008-10-01 09:00:32

By Denise Nix BLOG» Keep up to date with South Bay crime and court news Five new El Segundo businesses were welcomed to the neighborhood over the weekend with the theft of some pricey copper water fixtures.


Latest Brass Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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