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2013-02-17 23:01:50

A recently added market report by Transparency Market Research on “Concrete Admixtures Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" is now available for pre-order. To browse the report, visit : http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/concrete-admixtures-market.html Albany, New york (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 Concrete Admixtures are added to the concrete in the form of fluids or powder, to enhance its strength, durability, chemical resistance and...

2013-02-08 12:23:46

HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many homeowners make resolutions to spruce up their home for the New Year. Repairing cracks in a paved driveway, or adding gorgeous pavestone and other materials, is a great way to add instant curbside appeal. Concrete Houston is currently offering several specials for new concrete driveways to celebrate the New Year. Why Use Concrete? Driveways in Houston can be made of a number of products or finishes depending on the customer's budget, taste,...

2013-02-05 00:21:23

SYMBOL OTCBB: PIEX NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IBA Green, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pioneer Exploration Inc. (PIEX) is pleased to announce it has received a request for further testing of Incinerator bottom ash from previous processed samples (See press release dated September 21, 2012) Coal ash, the by-product of burning coal, contains toxic heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, lead and mercury. Billions of tons of this toxic...

2013-02-01 23:00:52

Come and hear about the new DataMasterRH data testing tool and attend the Wagner Meters sponsored luncheon Concrete Construction's Quality in Concrete Slabs. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Wagner Meters is again taking part in World of Concrete (WOC) 2013, where their new DataMaster wireless hand held concrete relative humidity data collection meter has been nominated for the Most Innovative Product award. Along with a variety of events at WOC, Wagner Meters is sponsoring...

2013-02-01 16:28:09

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Greater Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR), a Canadian tradition where hundreds of engineering students build and race concrete toboggans, recently concluded its 39(th) year in Vancouver, British Columbia. Holcim Canada once again challenged students to build their toboggans in a sustainable manner by offering the Holcim Canada Sustainable Concrete Toboggan Prize. The entries were evaluated by looking at criteria such as the use of recycled...

2013-02-01 12:25:08

Ontario Government needs to focus on fire containment as well as sprinklers in proposed Fire Code and Building Code changes TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Mandatory sprinklers in Ontario retirement homes are a big step in the right direction but seniors also need the protection of more fire-resistant building material such as concrete block. This statement from construction and fire-safety representatives comes in response to proposed changes put forward by an Ontario Government task...

2013-01-29 12:29:53

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) (www.holcim.us), one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components, will introduce its Rainbow Masonry Designer App at this year's World of Concrete (WOC) tradeshow. The iPad application will allow architects to collaborate in real time with building owners and/or construction companies to visually select brick facades that reflect a project's vision. "We're very excited to offer this new tool...

2013-01-24 08:35:20

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- East Morgan Holdings, Inc. (OTC: EMHI) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract to purchase the patents and proprietary intellectual property rights for all power plant and energy related technologies from a research and development company which developed the technologies over the past 25 years. This purchase opens the door for EMHI's entry into the air and ash pollution markets. The Company is focusing on coal burning...

2013-01-23 00:20:25

SYMBOL OTCBB: PIEX NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IBA Green, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Pioneer Exploration Inc. (PIEX) is pleased to announce it has received another Sample of IBA for testing from another multinational corporation for processing using IBA Green's patented Molecular Process. IBA Green has developed a process to safely and economically utilize the previously hazardous ash. Due to sensitive liability issues' relating to coal ash, containing...

2013-01-19 23:03:49

Resource for concrete moisture measurement continues to be an important resource for the concrete and flooring industries. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Recent stats indicate the Concrete Moisture Measurement Forum sponsored by Wagner Meters is accomplishing exactly what it set out to do — providing a place for industry experts to share information and ask questions about concrete moisture measurement and other flooring information vital to the industry. In December 2012,...