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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...

2011-03-17 00:12:28

In the business of concrete making, what's old"”even ancient"”is new again. Almost 1,900 years ago, the Romans built what continues to be the world's largest unreinforced solid concrete dome in the world"”the Pantheon. The secret, probably unknown to the Emperor Hadrian's engineers at the time, was that the lightweight concrete used to build the dome had set and hardened from the inside out. This internal curing process enhanced the material's strength, durability,...

2011-02-18 07:10:00

WENDELL, N.C., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortrans Inc. announces an industry first. The Poli-Cut pH control system: a self-contained portable pH control system for the concrete polishing, grinding and cutting industries. The Poli-Cut pH control system is used to lower the pH of the process water produced in these types of operations so that the water can be safely discharged without polluting the environment. Concrete is polished and ground with diamond abrasives using water as a...

2011-02-02 00:00:40

Half-Size and Wedge-Shaped Pavers Make it Easier to Install Curves and Patterns with Clean Edges, Smooth Lines, Uniform Spacing Minneapolis (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 VAST ® Enterprises, the material science research and manufacturing company that invented composite masonry as a green alternative to clay brick and concrete pavers, announced the introduction of its new VAST Composite Detail Pavers. These wedge-shaped and half-size pavers are accessory pieces that complement 4x8-inch VAST...

2011-01-18 00:00:40

PPK, Inc., the contractor industry's source for Concrete Treat: Concrete Sealer and Blanket, has seen significant growth in the their first year of business, including several new distributors, membership in the Better Business Bureau, and many new products on the horizon. Branford, CT (PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Local concrete sealer product company celebrates one year of growth by joining the Better Business Bureau. The fast-growing company PPK, Inc. has benchmarked its first year in the...

2011-01-04 15:15:00

Nearly one year after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Republic of Haiti, engineering and concrete experts at Georgia Tech report that concrete and other debris in Port-au-Prince can be safely and inexpensively recycled into strong new construction material. In a paper published today in the Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society, researchers Reginald R. DesRoches, Kimberly E. Kurtis and Joshua J. Gresham say that they have made new concrete, from recycled rubble and other indigenous...

2011-01-03 05:55:00

BEIJING, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Infrastructure Construction Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHNC) ("CHNC" or the "Company"), a major U.S.-listed provider of ready-mix concrete headquartered in Beijing, today announced an update on the new concrete mixing tower at its Beijing Yizhuang batching station. Concrete production from the new tower, which was installed in April 2010 and began production in May 2010, made up 25.6% of total output for the Company's Beijing...

2010-12-30 07:30:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its first quarter 2011 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's first 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...

2010-12-05 00:13:46

Stone Panels' offers a dynamic solution for building renovations Coppell, Texas (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 A Coppell, Texas, firm recently transformed a vacant warehouse in Toronto into a modern, attractive banking center with a process that is quickly becoming a major resource in commercial renovations. Stone Panels Inc. of Coppell overclad deteriorating split face masonry with StoneLite® Gascogne Beige Limestone. StoneLite® is lightweight reinforced natural stone that has been...

2010-11-24 17:24:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterchem Industries, maker of KILZ® brand products, announces the launch of KILZ Masonry and Stucco primer, a high-performance product that allows priming and painting of masonry surfaces just days after application. KILZ Masonry and Stucco primer is an alkali resistant primer that can be used on recently poured masonry and stucco surfaces. This new primer from the KILZ brand enables painting professionals to prime and paint...


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