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2013-12-13 16:24:50

OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - This week in Ottawa, the Cement Association of Canada announced the debut of a national campaign to fight changes to the national building code that would put Canadians at risk. Within hours, those who promote six story wood buildings responded, claiming that "health and safety remain top priorities for the wood industry". Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada, dismissed this response as defensive and disingenuous....

2013-12-12 23:04:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Bricks and Blocks – Market Opportunities and Business Environment, Analyses and Forecasts to 2015. London (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Synopsis •Top level overview of global bricks and blocks market •Global market environment •Bricks and blocks consumption in value and volume terms at regional and further divided at country level •Bricks and blocks turnover values at global at regional level •Profile of top...

2013-12-12 12:28:03

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Today in Ottawa, the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) held a press conference to demand that the changes proposed for the next edition of the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) be significantly improved to provide better safety for all Canadians. Over the past two months and until December 23, the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) has been conducting its public review of proposed changes to the 2010 NBCC, the model...

2013-11-27 12:24:57

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cpf46k/concrete_mixer) has announced the addition of the "Concrete Mixer & Pump Manufacturing in North America: Market Size, Shares & Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cpf46k/concrete_mixer ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The delivery and...

2013-10-31 23:33:15

Global Habitat Resources, Inc., announced today that the company has acquired the exclusive rights of “Block Construction System”, (US Patent #7,305,803) and all technology used to manufacture full house kits. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Global Habitat Resource will market the product line; under different trade names, including the existing “INCABLOCK™”; primarily in the 20 protected FTA (Free Trade Agreements) countries: Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Colombia, Costa...

2013-10-24 16:28:32

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Painter of Painter Masonry, Inc. in Gainesville has won the Florida Home Builders Association's (FHBA) highest individual honor - the Builder of the Year Award presented last week at FHBA's 61(st) annual Fall Leadership Conference in Tampa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/DC90132LOGO) This is the first time in the history of this prestigious award that it has gone to a mason contractor. Painter follows...

2013-10-23 23:28:07

According to ACI 212 Chapter 15, Hycrete Both a PRAH and a PRAN Carlstadt, N.J. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Hycrete, Inc., a leader in moisture and corrosion protection technologies for concrete, is proud to be the only North American supplier of admixtures meeting both criteria for permeability-reducing admixtures according to ACI 212 Chapter 15. Hycrete’s admixtures meet the criteria for permeability-reducing admixtures in both hydrostatic (PRAH) and non-hydrostatic conditions (PRAN),...

2013-10-01 16:26:45

Several masonry industry events planned throughout the state of Florida BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thursday, October 3, 2013, is going to be a great day for masonry in Florida. The Florida masonry industry is being recognized by proclamation by Governor Rick Scott for its contribution to Florida's economy and masonry's attributes to the Florida building industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/DC90132LOGO) "This proclamation is a tribute to...

2013-09-26 08:24:12

Mixes will reduce soccer stadium's carbon footprint by one million pounds in CO2 emissions SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc., a business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR), and the leader in delivering low-CO(2) concrete to the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced that it will be initiating placements of its high-performing, low-CO(2) concrete mixes for the San Jose Earthquakes Stadium on September 27. The first concrete placement for...

2013-09-20 23:03:00

London & Home Counties treat timber to prevent rising damp, wood rot and insect infestations, including damp proofing London to make basements inhabitable. Hertfordshire, UK (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 London & Home Counties Timber Preservation have designed and launched a startling infographic that hammers home the dangers associated with damp conditions in the home - which can lead to fatalities among young children in particular. Some of the most startling statistics contained...