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2014-01-31 08:22:36

DALLAS, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Concrete Superplasticizer Market by Types (SNF, PC, SMF & MLS), Application (Ready-Mix, Precast, Self-Compacting, High Performance, Shotcrete & Others), Forms (Liquid & Powder) & Geography - Regional Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the superplasticizers market with an analysis and forecast of the volumes and revenues by types, application, forms and geography. Browse 111 tables and...

2014-01-30 16:27:16

NEW HOLLAND, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Year-end 2013 financial numbers for Superior Walls of America show a 19 percent growth for the company over 2012. The precast concrete manufacturer also anticipates an additional double-digit percentage increase during 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/MN55568) "The housing market recovery accounts for about 70 percent of the growth increase for our company this past year," says Keith Weller, CFO of Superior Walls...

2014-01-28 20:22:03

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r2f5q9/chinese_slag_wool) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Slag Wool Market Survey Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r2f5q9/chinese_slag_wool ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Chinese Slag Wool Market Survey Report 2013 is a professional and in-depth study on the current...

2014-01-27 12:24:57

LONDON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer IndustrySummary"2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer Industry" was professional and depth research report on Global and China Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer industry. The report firstly introduced Polycarboxylate Superplasticizer basic information included...

2014-01-27 08:29:02

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of National Cement Company, Inc., a subsidiary of The Vicat Group, has elected James E. Rotch of Birmingham, Ala. as Chairman of the Board of National Cement Company, Inc. Mr. Rotch will continue in the practice of corporate law with the firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, a regional law firm with offices throughout the Southeast, including Birmingham, Alabama, in addition to his duties as Chairman of the...

2014-01-24 23:25:47

SG7 grinder features unique frame design to keep the operator in a fully upright position, which results in a more comfortable, safe and effective application. Owatonna, Minnesota (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The new SG7 surface grinder from General Equipment Company is designed to accommodate a wide variety of surface preparation applications with unmatched productivity and versatility. From professional contractors to do-it-yourselfers, the SG7 is ideal for removing paint, thin set,...

2014-01-23 23:30:24

This new white paper details why Nippon Electric Glass America, a leading manufacturer and materials supplier to the Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) Industry, selected an ultrafine pumice pozzolan (Hess UltraPozz) as the ideal supplementary cementitious material to improve its GFRC products. The paper also explains the process by which two naturally incompatible materials—glass fibers and portland cement—are made to work together to create this enduring, versatile, and widely...

2014-01-23 08:32:10

Transaction Further Sharpens Core Aggregates Focus, Increases Profitability and Cash Flows BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Company's cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for gross cash proceeds of $720 million. Vulcan is retaining all of its aggregates operations in...

2014-01-21 04:20:12

PARIS, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that Lafarge has chosen Quintiq software to optimize sales & operations planning (S&OP) and transport management. The company will benefit from the Quintiq software platform across the entire organization for demand planning, supply chain planning and transport optimization. All Cement, Aggregates and Concrete...

2014-01-20 23:03:21

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Green Concrete. Market for Green Concrete is projected to witness strong growth led by rising awareness over the role played by buildings in CO2 emissions, escalating fuel prices, and increased government incentives for green building projects such as tax benefits. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Green concrete is an eco-friendly concrete, characterized by its low environmental impact in terms of energy...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.