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2013-10-29 23:35:10

New BOMAG 54-inch-wide roller features a traditional vibratory steel drum in the front and pneumatic tires in the rear. Kewanee, Illinois (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 BOMAG continues its product line expansion with the new 4.5 ton BW138AC-5 roller. This 54-inch-wide model features a traditional vibratory steel drum in the front and four smooth pneumatic tires at the rear. This “combination” delivers added material manipulation for asphalt compaction and enhanced tractive effort for steep...

2013-10-10 23:27:10

A new, safer and tougher drill pad is in the field. The Roughneck well pad liner is born out of a need for better worker safety and ease of use. Meridian, Idaho (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Well pad liners are not just a nice afterthought in today’s tough compliance landscape, they are a necessity. The EPA does not hesitate to fine an operation that is out of compliance with the CFR, OSHA or SPCC regulatory mandates. The importance of drill pad lining is here to stay. AIRE Industrial, a...

2013-09-30 23:43:04

The new BOMAG rollers are ideal for a variety of asphalt compaction jobs, ranging from commercial sites and parking lots to highways. Kewanee, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 BOMAG’s BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory rollers feature an innovative frame design for clear visibility and Tier 4 engines for increased fuel efficiency. The new rollers provide high VPM performance on a variety of asphalt compaction jobs, ranging from commercial sites and parking lots to highways. A newly...

2013-09-25 23:20:56

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Geosynthetics Industry. London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Geosynthetics in Million Square Meters. The US market is analyzed both in Million Square Meters and in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a...

2013-09-23 23:32:42

Zion Health; Leading manufacturer of Natural Clay Skin and Wellness products features Unique Anti-Aging Clay Body Care Line at Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD Sept 25-28, 2013. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Zion Health, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, natural clay skin and wellness products, is set to debut its Anti-Aging Mineral Skin Care line; Adama Minerals at the Natural Products Expo East Trade Show – the largest natural health products trade...


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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'