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2013-10-31 23:33:15

Global Habitat Resources, Inc., announced today that the company has acquired the exclusive rights of “Block Construction System”, (US Patent #7,305,803) and all technology used to manufacture

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

An international team of geologists and engineers have found inspiration in ancient Rome for their quest to make a greener and more durable concrete.

2011-05-16 12:12:00

PARIS, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Saint-Gobain Group's Industrial Mortars Division has carried out four international acquisitions since the beginning of the year, together representing some EUR60 million in annual revenues. - Acquisition of a majority interest in the capital of PT.

2011-03-08 11:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S.

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2010-05-31 08:22:32

Scientists have discovered the secret behind an ancient Chinese super-strong mortar made from sticky rice, the delicious "sweet rice" that is a modern mainstay in Asian dishes.

2010-04-01 14:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has successfully guided an 81mm Air-Dropped Guided Mortar (ADM) to a stationary ground target. The guide-to-target flight demonstrations, conducted at Ft.

2009-11-30 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has received a $5 million contract from the U.S. Army for the first phase of the Army's Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative (APMI). ATK is one of three companies selected for the first phase of the competition.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.