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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....

2013-05-02 23:19:09

Wagner Meter's RapidRH and DataMaster products drawl large and steady crowds during the annual event held in Las Vegas during January 2013. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Wagner Meters´ recent participation at the World of Concrete (WOC) 2013 Concrete and Masonry event included a number of events experiences, and was highlighted as they introduced by the introduction of the new Rapid RH® DataMaster, a compact, handheld device that combines Bluetooth® technology with...

2013-04-29 23:02:32

Edgetite Products, Inc., has invented a new spike that allows improved paver edging projects. Easy to install spikes designed stronger and designed to last, for paver edging. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Whether creating a walkway or patio, Edgetite Spikes can make landscaping projects quicker and more efficient for paver edging. Edgetite Products, Inc., has invented a new spike that allows improved paver edging projects, eliminating future repairs. The spikes help solve...

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