Latest Masonry Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-03-17 00:12:28

In the business of concrete making, what's old—even ancient—is new again.

2011-02-18 07:10:00

WENDELL, N.C., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortrans Inc. announces an industry first.

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.

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.

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.

2011-01-03 05:55:00

BEIJING, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Infrastructure Construction Corp.

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.