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2013-06-04 23:22:41

The Shotcrete Market Report analyzes shotcrete consumption in various applications and covers market demand with respective regions. The report also provides market overview for the sprayed concrete market. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The report “Shotcrete/Sprayed Concrete Market by Process (Wet & Dry), Applications (Underground Construction, Water Retaining Structures, Protective Coatings, Repair Works & Others), Systems & Geography: Global Trends and Forecasts to 2018”...

2013-06-05 00:21:04

-- Companies to focus on growth of OC specialty product line TOLEDO, Ohio, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials, has announced a strategic alliance with glass fiber producer Taishan Fiberglass, a subsidiary of China National Materials Group, Sinoma, to grow the use of Alkali Resistant (AR) specialty glass products sold under the brands...

2013-06-04 16:25:59

SAO PAULO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to recent news articles circulating in the Brazilian media and the news agencies AFP and Reuters, Eternit S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: ETER3; OTC: ETNTY), founded 73 years ago, market leader in the Brazilian roofing segment, with a significant presence in the bathroom chinaware and metal bathroom fittings segments and a manufacturer of components for construction systems, wishes to make clear that it has no relationship with Eternit companies in...

2013-06-03 16:27:47

Strong Economic Momentum Expected to Spillover to Construction SKOKIE, Ill., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the strongest cement consumption gains in seven years in 2012, cement consumption growth will continue in 2013 with a 6.2 percent increase. According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), the majority of market recovery will occur in the second half of 2013. "Recessions correct imbalances generated during boom periods," Ed...

2013-06-02 23:17:11

A new white paper by Brian Jeppsen of U.S. Grout details the extensive application possibilities and significant performance enhancements from a cementitious grout that is processed to a microfracture-penetrating ultrafine particle size AND super-charged with a pumice pozzolan to add strength and density to cured grout. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Standard cementitious grouts have two frustrating limitations: One, the inability to effectively penetrate rock microfractures or dense, silty sand...

2013-05-22 08:30:11

BELTSVILLE, Md., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The National Capital Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) is hosted their annual Concrete Awards Dinner on May 21, 2013. The awards ceremony honored concrete projects that were carried out by its members which exemplify excellence in design and construction. As a long-standing member of the ACI National Capital Chapter and one of the region's most experienced and awarded masonry subcontractors, Manganaro Midatlantic...

2013-05-22 08:22:16

TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Horizonte Minerals Plc, (AIM: HZM, TSX: HZM) ('Horizonte' or 'the Company') the exploration and development company focused in Brazil, is pleased to announce the completion of a comprehensive metallurgical test programme at the Company's 100% owned Araguaia Nickel Project ('Araguaia') located south of the Carajas mining district in northern Brazil. Highlights -- Metallurgical testwork is now complete and has confirmed the...

2013-05-09 23:36:42

Building owners, architects, contractors use VaporSeal 309 Moisture Emission Control System to ensure concrete substrate meets stringent floor covering manufacturer´s requirements Milpitas, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Floor Seal Technology, Inc. announced that its proprietary VaporSeal 309 Moisture Emission Control System is being used by three of the Bay Area´s largest hospital construction projects scheduled for completion between 2013 and 2015: San Francisco General...

2013-05-07 08:24:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Propex Operating Company, LLC announced today that Fibermesh®, the leading brand of concrete reinforcing fibers, will expand distribution with CSI Geoturf, a leading supplier of construction materials. Fibermesh will now be available through CSI Geoturf's distribution centers in Highland, Byron Center and Traverse City, in Michigan. According to Bob Dahl, Vice President of North American Sales at Propex, the selection of CSI Geoturf as a...

2013-05-06 12:28:34

SAO PAULO, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eternit S.A. today announces its results for the 1(st) quarter of 2013. Demand for construction material was low in the first quarter of 2013, according to figures from the Brazilian Construction Materials Industry Association (ABRAMAT). Despite this timid performance by the sector, the Company operated at full capacity in its chrysotile mining operation, and maintained production at the level of demand for fiber cement and concrete tiles. Sales volume...