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2014-10-31 16:21:47

ODESSA, Texas, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PB Materials Holdings, Inc. ("PBM") has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Damron Sand & Gravel ("Damron").

2010-03-02 17:59:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Hise, a 3rd generation owner of CEMCO, is serving her first term on the NSSGA M&S Division Executive Committee. Executive Committee members serve for 1 year terms for up to three terms.

2009-03-27 16:01:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Hise, CEMCO, Inc. C.E.O. presented 'Physics and Function of Vertical Shaft Impact Crushing' as part of the AGG1 Academy at the NSSGA AGG1 2009 Aggregates Forum & Expo in Orlando, FL.

2008-08-29 18:00:23

By KEN MIDKIFF Approaching Licking - about 125 miles south of here - the usual sign appeared: "Entering Texas County." But that sign was unnecessary because it seemed that every residence had a "Linda Garrett for County Commission" yard sign installed.

2008-08-18 03:00:19

By McKee, Jennifer HELENA - Missoula developer Ken Allen bought 100 grassy acres north of Lola in the fall of 2000, planning to subdivide the one- time ranch into about 70 residential lots.

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2005-05-26 11:13:08

In geology, a conglomerate is a rock consisting of other stones that have been cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of subangular clasts and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts. Both conglomerates and breccias are characterized by clasts larger than sand (>2 mm). There are two varieties of conglomerate, defined by texture: paraconglomerates and orthoconglomerates. Paraconglomerates are one of two varieties of conglomerate...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.