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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...

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. 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...

2010-03-25 07:00:00

HOUSTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Concrete, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMIX) today announced that it has amended its senior credit facility to, among other items, obtain $18.5 million in additional short-term liquidity by lowering the springing fixed-charge coverage ratio availability trigger from $20 million to $1.5 million. The trigger will increase to $25 million on the earlier of April 30, 2010, or immediately prior to the Company making the scheduled interest payment on its 8 3/8%...

2010-03-18 15:20:00

VANCOUVER, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Polaris Minerals Corporation (TSX: PLS) today announced the appointment of Mr. Eugene ('Gene') Martineau to the Board of Directors. Roman Shklanka, Chairman of Polaris, commented: "Gene Martineau will be an invaluable addition to the Polaris Board. Mr. Martineau has over 40 years experience in the ready mixed concrete and related industries, our principal market, and was the founder and first President and CEO of U.S. Concrete Inc., a public...

2010-03-16 08:15:00

In the news release, 'Concrete for Maryland' Unveils Campaign Web Site, issued Marcb 16, 2010 by Concrete for Maryland over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that in the third paragraph, Tom Evans should be of the Maryland Ready Mix Concrete Association, rather than of the American Concrete Paving Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: 'Concrete for Maryland' Unveils Campaign Web Site...

2010-03-16 07:50:00

BALTIMORE, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Concrete for Maryland," a coalition of Maryland associations and companies promoting awareness of the benefits of using concrete for new road construction and resurfacing projects in Maryland, today unveiled its campaign Web site, www.concreteformaryland.com. In addition to information about the use of concrete for road projects and its environmental and long-term value, the Web site allows those interested in joining the campaign to sign up to receive...

2010-03-02 07:11:00

BEIJING,, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADC), ("China ACM", or the "Company") a leading provider of ready-mix concrete in China, today announced that it has been awarded a new contract totaling $1.55 million for its ready-mix concrete services for one section of the PanJin to YingKou high-speed railway in Liaoning Province. The project will require 200,000 cubic meters of concrete and should be completed in less than two...

2010-02-19 14:57:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Concrete, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMIX) today announced that it has engaged Lazard Freres & Co. LLC and AlixPartners as its financial advisors, and Kirkland & Ellis LLP as its legal advisor, to assist the Company in assessing potential alternatives to strengthen its balance sheet. These alternatives include addressing the Company's 8 3/8% senior subordinated notes due April 1, 2014. U.S. Concrete also announced that it has entered into an...

2010-02-03 09:00:00

ORONO, Maine, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Infrastructure Technologies, Inc. (AIT) today announced the completion of its Series A round of financing. The funding will be used to accelerate the launch of its advanced composite arch tube technology for bridge construction. The round was led by Sandpiper Capital Management, LLC of Naples, Florida. "We believe new technologies are critical to repairing and/or replacing over 152,000(1) deficient bridges with a more cost effective, longer...


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