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2014-04-22 23:04:48

Homeowners can celebrate Earth Day 2014 with innovative AZEK Pavers, which have diverted more than 1 million tires from landfills to date. The pavers are made with up to 95% recycled content from scrap tires and various plastics from food containers. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 What better way to celebrate Earth Day 2014 than with AZEK Pavers, which offer a hardscape solution for outdoor living spaces across North America and has hit a milestone by diverting more than 1 million...

2014-04-22 16:30:31

RESTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest comparisons on home exteriors show that genuine clay brick offers greater sustainable value over its top competitors -- including vinyl siding, concrete masonry, manufactured stone, fiber cement siding (faux wood alternative) and Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS), known as synthetic stucco. "Fired clay brick is the greenest building material made in America, and made from abundant natural resources," said Ray Leonhard,...

2014-04-17 08:30:17

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7cbc4b/concrete) has announced the addition of the "Concrete Superplasticizer Market by Types, Application, Forms & Geography - Regional Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7cbc4b/concrete ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Superplasticizers are primarily used as...

2014-03-11 08:22:43

SCRANTON, Pa., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Pavers, which offer a hardscape solution for outdoor living spaces across North America, has hit a milestone by diverting more than 1 million scrap tires from landfills. Made with up to 95% recycled content, the manufacturing of AZEK Pavers to date is directly responsible for keeping more than 18 million pounds of scrap rubber and plastics out of U.S. landfills by utilizing more than 1 million recycled tires along with more than 34...

2014-02-26 23:28:46

MED-Ed Facilities Boston, the healthcare and educational facilities design and construction event for New England, April 1-2, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston Massachusetts announced key programs which address technical construction issues. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 MED-Ed Facilities Boston, the healthcare and educational facilities design and construction event for New England, April 1-2, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston Massachusetts announced...

2014-02-26 23:28:02

Durability and cost-effectiveness of paver-based driveway will pay dividends in lack of repair costs over blacktop or cement. Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Travertine King Inc, a direct importer and distributor of travertine, granite and marble pavers for the Long Island region, is recommending that homeowners on Long Island considering new driveways look closely at the benefits of paver driveways over traditional blacktop and cement, especially in terms of repair costs after...

2014-02-06 23:26:03

Whether an experienced masonry, inexperienced masonry, or a homeowner, the Masonry Heater Association is presenting a class titled "The Basics and Theory of Masonry Heaters". This class is an excellent start to learn how a masonry heater functions and its construction. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The Masonry Heater Association of North America is releasing its educational class schedule for 2014. The class titled "Basics and Theory of Masonry Heaters" is a 32 hour...

2013-12-31 12:22:36

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning in late-2012, the Florida's Masonry Education Foundation (MEF), in joint cooperation with the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) contracted with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to study the effects of various wall systems on the yearly energy used by one and two story residential homes in all climate zones throughout the United States. (Logo:...

2013-12-19 23:28:49

Supplier for the ACI Commercial/Industrial Flatwork Finisher Performance Exam at the World of Concrete 2014 Grove City, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 http://www.forta-ferro.com. In past years, FORTA® Corporation has supplied fibers for a variety of World of Concrete events to help increase exposure with contractors and participants. FORTA® has been involved with various pervious concrete demonstrations in the past 2 years using the 1 ½” FERRO-GREEN® fiber, and in...

2013-12-18 23:24:07

Masonry Heater Association of North America Builds and Demonstrates A Masonry Heater At The World of Concrete Expo in Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Masonry Heater Association of North America Builds and Demonstrates A Masonry Heater At The World of Concrete Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Masonry Heater Association of North America (MHA) will be constructing a Finnish Contraflow Masonry Heater at the World of Concrete and World of Masonry Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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