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2011-07-01 08:28:00

CHICAGO, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products, Inc. (NYSE: JHX) manufactures exterior home products that enable remodelers and builders to produce homes that accurately portray a wide variety of American architecture styles.

2011-06-24 09:08:00

CHICAGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (NYSE: JHX) dedicated its most recent trend report to the effects the economic conditions are having on homeowners' aesthetic design decisions, based on a compilation of research.

2011-03-10 10:25:00

CHICAGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (NYSE: JHX) pledges its commitment and support to small and independent replacement contractors and remodelers with the introduction of its new Associate Contractor(TM) Program.

2011-01-04 11:11:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (NYSE: JHX) is introducing a new version of HardieShingle(®) siding that has improved visual authenticity with modifications in shingle widths and a reengineered texture.

2010-11-29 12:41:00

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (NYSE: JHX) today announced the receipt of a federal grant worth $756,000 to help offset the cost of updating its fiber cement recycling operations in Peru, IL.

2010-11-09 08:58:00

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc. (NYSE: JHX), the leading manufacturer of fiber cement siding, agrees with the annual report's findings that fiber cement siding is a smart homeowner investment.

2010-08-03 14:58:00

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc.

2010-08-03 11:45:00

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- James Hardie Building Products Inc.

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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.