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2010-07-06 09:39:17

Road surfaces can make a big contribution to local air purity.

2010-05-28 15:55:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend, millions of travelers will take to U.S. highways to begin the unofficial start of summer.

2010-05-24 15:57:00

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Mold and mildew are unrelenting parasites that feast in the shower and bath areas of our homes. Their mere presence is unsightly, unhealthy, costly and, at times, embarrassing for the homeowners.

2010-05-24 14:45:50

Efforts to extend the life of structures and reduce repair costs have led engineers to develop "smart materials" that have self-healing properties, but many of these new materials are difficult to commercialize.

2010-05-24 10:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Boral Bricks, 90 percent of all homeowners find aspects of brick homes appealing. The study was commissioned by Boral Bricks, Inc.

2010-05-17 07:07:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Leader in concrete accessories, Meadow Burke, recently announced their latest development, the MB Tuff Chair.

2010-05-13 10:44:00

BEIJING, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADC) ("China ACM" or the "Company"), a leading provider of eco-friendly ready-mix concrete in China, today announced it will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m.

2010-04-29 07:35:00

TAMPA, Fla., April 29 PRNewswire/ -- Leading provider and innovator of concrete accessories, Meadow Burke, announces the release of the MB Erector Connector Generation II. Skip Francies, National Precast Manager for Meadow Burke says, "The new MB Erector Connector improves overall safety, while reducing time and maintenance costs specifically associated with parking garage projects." Leader in concrete accessories, Meadow Burke is a forerunner in both the building process and product...

2010-04-10 16:00:00

SEATTLE, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Carpenter's Tower, LLC, the owner of the 25-story McGuire Apartments in the Belltown area of Seattle, today announced plans to vacate the building at Second Avenue and Wall Street over the next several months due to extensive construction defects which are financially impractical to repair. "While there are no imminent tenant safety issues, the experts involved in the investigation and repair of the building have indicated that there will be structural issues...

2010-04-01 08:00:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: IIIN) today announced that its second quarter 2010 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.