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2013-10-01 16:26:45

Several masonry industry events planned throughout the state of Florida BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thursday, October 3, 2013, is going to be a great day for masonry in Florida. The Florida masonry industry is being recognized by proclamation by Governor Rick Scott for its contribution to Florida's economy and masonry's attributes to the Florida building industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/DC90132LOGO) "This proclamation is a tribute to...

2013-09-27 08:26:38

Award-winning light gauge steel provider teams with NYC's Tonetti Associates Architects to use materials best suited to Haiti's environmental conditions LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sky Building Systems, a company recognized for its innovations in residential light-gauge steel construction, announced today that its steel frame system is being used for a new health clinic in Haiti - the company's first non-residential project, and its first one overseas. (Photo:...

2013-09-26 23:36:18

Innovative floating docks project wins inaugural cover contest. Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Shea Concrete Products earned a place on the cover of Precast Inc. magazine after winning the publication’s inaugural cover contest earlier this summer. Despite stiff competition from seven other NPCA members, Shea Concrete’s “Lynn’s Seaport Landing Marina” took the top vote. The cover contest, scheduled to be an annual event, places Shea Concrete onto the cover for this...

2013-09-26 08:24:12

Mixes will reduce soccer stadium's carbon footprint by one million pounds in CO2 emissions SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc., a business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR), and the leader in delivering low-CO(2) concrete to the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced that it will be initiating placements of its high-performing, low-CO(2) concrete mixes for the San Jose Earthquakes Stadium on September 27. The first concrete placement for...

2013-09-18 12:33:18

DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Concrete and Cement Market - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 research report says worldwide market value for concrete and cement industry was US$449.4 billion in 2012. The Asia-Pacific region was the largest regional market and accounted for 58.1% of the global market. The Asia-Pacific concrete and cement market valued US$261.1 billion in 2012, recording a CAGR of 14.78% during the review period, outperforming all other regional...

2013-09-18 08:31:21

Investments will amount to $940 million between 2013 and 2018 across South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid infrastructure development in South Africa and its neighbouring countries will brighten the prospects of the cement industry in the Southern African region. In fact, cement production is instrumental in government expenditure plans, especially the Regional Infrastructure Development Master Plan (RIDMP) which will be...

2013-09-17 12:22:25

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its fourth quarter 2013 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's fourth quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. ET on that same day. The conference call can be accessed on the Company's website at http://investor.insteel.com/events.cfm and will be archived for replay....

2013-09-16 23:03:02

MarketPublishers.com informs that a new research report on the sodium silicate (CAS 1344-09-8) market prepared by BAC Reports is available in its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 MarketPublishers.com informs that a new research report on the sodium silicate (CAS 1344-09-8) market prepared by BAC Reports is available in its catalogue. The newly published report, “Sodium Silicate (CAS 1344-09-8) Market Research Report 2013,” grants access to an extensive review of the...

2013-09-16 12:30:54

Numerous Plants Receive 2013 Gold Excellence in Safety Awards WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) (www.aggregate-us.com), a Holcim Group company, announced today that numerous AIUS facilities have received the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's (NRMCA) 2013 Gold Excellence in Safety Award. The contest and awards aim to foster safe practices at ready mixed concrete plants across the nation and recognize those plants with exemplary safety...

2013-09-13 23:23:31

Hycrete Meets NSF/ANSI 61 Criteria for Drinking Water Projects Carlstadt, NJ (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Hycrete, Inc., a leader in waterproofing and corrosion protection technologies for concrete, is proud to announce the approval of its concrete admixtures in potable water applications. Hycrete admixtures were tested in accordance with NSF/ANSI 61 for use in concrete pipes and water tanks containing drinking water. The NSF approval is highly regarded by engineers locally as well...