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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...

Research Priorities Proposed For Making Concrete 'Greener'
2013-04-04 13:50:11

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) The challenge of making concrete greener–reducing its sizable carbon footprint without compromising performance–is just like the world's most ubiquitous manufactured material–hard! But, according to a new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the potential engineering performance, energy-efficiency and environmental benefits make it a challenge worth tackling. Many factors...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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