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2011-07-26 06:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Not too many people wake up and shout, "Concrete! I see concrete in my house design and today's the day to make it happen!" "Concrete has a bad rap. It's so common we barely notice it. It has industrial connotations. It's also the thing you skinned your knee on as a kid when you fell off your bike," says Philadelphia Interior Designer Donna Hoffman, (http://www.interiorsbydonnahoffman.com). "Speaking in the most 'concrete' terms, concrete may...

2011-06-30 01:18:08

In 2009, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) assigned the grade "D" to the overall quality of infrastructure in the U.S. and said that ongoing evaluation and maintenance of structures was one of five key areas necessary for improving that grade. Since that time, federal stimulus funds have made it possible for communities to repair some infrastructure, but the field of high-tech, affordable methods for the continual monitoring of structures remains in its infancy. Instead, most...

2011-06-21 15:00:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its third quarter 2011 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's third quarter financial results at 8:30 a.m. ET on that same day. The conference call can be accessed on the Company's website at http://investor.insteel.com/ and will be archived for replay. About Insteel Insteel...

2011-06-01 00:06:51

James Instruments Inc. manufacturers of the Windsor Probe Test Systemâ“ž¢ has this system featured on premiere episode of Inspector America currently broadcast on the History Channel. (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 James Instruments Inc. manufacturer of the world's most advanced Non Destructive Test Equipment for construction materials is pleased to announce the demonstration of their equipment on Inspector America currently broadcast on the History Channel. This...

2011-05-17 15:00:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that Duncan S. Gage has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Gage will serve on the board's audit committee. "We believe that Duncan will be an excellent addition to Insteel's board considering his broad industry background, leadership skills and familiarity with our markets," said H.O. Woltz III, Insteel's president and CEO. "We are pleased to welcome him to the Insteel...

2011-05-05 00:00:30

James Instruments Inc. awarded the 2011 James Instruments Award to Ph.D. Seong- Hoon Kee at the American Concrete Institute's annual spring conference. (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 James Instruments Inc. manufacturer of the world's most advanced Non Destructive Test Equipment for construction materials exhibited at the ACI spring convention April 3rd to the 7th, 2011. James Instruments Inc has exhibited at the ACI conventions since 1999. The company has found the convention an exciting place to...

2011-04-27 14:02:28

Today there is an extensive heritage of reinforced concrete buildings in the Basque Country, which hardly existed a century ago. Ms Maialen Sagarna, lecturer in Architecture at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), studied the evolution and development of the "most revolutionary material of the 20th century" in Gipuzkoa. She focused on the features of buildings constructed with reinforced concrete decade by decade, and explained how and why this material was used at any given time....

2011-04-19 14:30:00

RESTON, Va., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest options in clay brick offer increasingly green benefits for more sustainable homes that can help homeowners save on major household costs. Naturally organic with virtually no waste, brick helps lower energy costs and upkeep through a maintenance-free exterior that offers superior durability, moisture control, termite resistance, proven stability and enduring beauty. Often incorporating recycled content, brick options including...

2011-03-31 08:00:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its second quarter 2011 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's second quarter financial results at 8:30 a.m. ET on that same day. The conference call can be accessed on the Company's website at http://investor.insteel.com/ and will be archived for replay. About Insteel...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

In preparation for the second quarter demand of concrete shelters for projects, we have increased our inventory and added a regional sales manager to our staff. CellSite Solutions, LLC exceeded first quarter sales projections by more then 20% and is becoming one of the most recognized providers of used concrete equipment shelters in the industry. West Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 In preparation for the second quarter demand of concrete shelters for projects, CellSite Solutions, LLC...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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