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2012-07-18 23:03:38

Pumice has long been recognized as the original, natural pozzolan–used by the Romans in their impressive 2000+ year-old concrete structures. A landmark study just released by the University of Utah details the performance, longevity and strength advantages of pumice as a concrete-fortifying pozzolan–advantages that are critical for today's high-performance infrastructure and industrial needs. The pumice pozzolan used in the study–HessPozz–was sourced from Hess Pumice...

2012-07-04 23:01:30

GA-Xtra thermally enhanced grout availability expanding. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 GeoEnergy Alternatives is pleased to announce its thermally-enhanced grout is now available in the southeastern United States. Already in use in Maryland, GA-Xtra is now available in Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. GeoEnergy Alternatives is working diligently to introduce GA-Xtra to additional markets quickly. GA-Xtra grout is a special one-part pozzolanic cementitous formulation designed...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.