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2013-06-18 23:26:47

Native Custom Stone, a faux stone manufacturer in Dawsonville, GA, announced that their newest stone panel system, GO-Stone, will now be available to order online at The Home Depot. Dawsonville, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Native Custom Stone, a faux stone manufacturer in Dawsonville, GA, announced that their newest stone panel system, GO-Stone, will now be available to order online at The Home Depot. This new eco-friendly product is specifically engineered for use on interior DIY projects...

2013-06-14 23:03:10

Liteblok is a precision molded, interlocking, mortarless building block made from lightweight cellular concrete and composed of sand, cement and a network of tiny, discrete air pockets. Applications include homes, buildings, fences and retaining walls. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Cresco Concrete Products, LLC announces the introduction of the new Liteblok Jumbo. Liteblok is a precision molded, interlocking, mortarless building block allowing for the rapid construction of...

2013-06-08 23:02:05

The Concrete Admixtures report covers the consumption of concrete (chemical) admixtures which are super-plasticizers, normal plasticizers, waterproofing admixtures, accelerating and retarding agents, air-entraining agents, and other concrete admixtures (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 According to the new market research report “Concrete Admixtures Market - By Product, Types & Geography — Market Estimates up to 2017”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the global concrete admixtures...

Durable Roman Concrete Provides Green Inspiration
2013-06-05 08:43:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of geologists and engineers have found inspiration in ancient Rome for their quest to make a more durable and sustainable concrete. The massive concrete structures of the Romans have withstood the elements for more than 2,000 years, which the team examined with the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The team was led by Paulo Monteiro, a UC Berkeley professor of civil...

2013-06-02 23:17:11

A new white paper by Brian Jeppsen of U.S. Grout details the extensive application possibilities and significant performance enhancements from a cementitious grout that is processed to a microfracture-penetrating ultrafine particle size AND super-charged with a pumice pozzolan to add strength and density to cured grout. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Standard cementitious grouts have two frustrating limitations: One, the inability to effectively penetrate rock microfractures or dense, silty sand...

2013-05-24 23:36:19

The Masonry Heater Association of North America selected winners of the annual Design Contest for wood-fired Masonry Heaters and wood-fire Masonry Bake Ovens. Tuscon, AZ. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The Masonry Heater Association (http://www.mha-net.org) announced the winners of this year´s design contest, held at the association´s Annual General Meeting in Little Switzerland, North Carolina were chosen in three categories: Masonry Heaters, Masonry Wood fired Bake Ovens, and General...

2013-05-16 23:28:44

Pasquali Realty Group is suggesting the following summer maintenance tips for homeowners. Burke, VA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Summer is here in full swing. It usually comes with many home improvement activities and projects. Whether it's building a new deck, taking on a landscaping project or completing routine maintenance, homeowners can spend many hours working around the house. Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia Real Estate company suggests some things to add to the list. Gutters....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.