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2012-07-16 06:21:36

PCA Campaign Urges Changes to State's Road Construction Procedure COLUMBUS, Ohio , July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Road construction bidding policies that allow contractors to increase their final bill based on the current price of oil is costing the state of Ohio millions of dollars with each project. The Ohio Department of Transportation policy, which is contrary to federal highway recommendations, cost the state nearly $37 million in change orders during 2009-2010. (Photo:...

2012-06-19 02:22:39

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its third quarter 2012 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's third quarter financial results at 6:30 a.m. ET on that same day. The conference call can be accessed on the Company's website at http://investor.insteel.com/events.cfm and will be archived for replay. About...

2012-06-18 02:29:48

SAO PAULO, Brazil, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to high demand UBM's Concrete Show South America has increased its exhibition space to allow more companies the chance to gain direct exposure in a booming market. With less than three months to go Concrete Show South America is almost sold out. To accommodate the demands of a growing industry the Concrete Show has constructed a new indoor area in response to exhibitor requests. The increase in space has added to the...

2012-06-17 22:22:43

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballast Nedam and Microbeton are the co-founders of Concrete Valley. The company will focus on specialised solutions in the concrete industry. Concrete Valley consists of two companies, Waco Lingen Beton from Bergen op Zoom and Microbeton from Krimpen aan den IJssel. Microbeton will transfer its operations from Krimpen aan de IJssel to Waco Lingen Beton's current site at Bergen op Zoom. Waco Lingen Beton...

2012-05-21 02:21:12

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Concrete, a U.S. Concrete Company, today announced that it was selected to supply its high-performing, low-C02 concrete for the new San Francisco 49er Stadium. At 7 am, Central Concrete will deliver the first concrete, kicking off another milestone in the stadium's fast-paced development. In choosing Central Concrete's product, the San Francisco 49ers and the Turner/Devcon Construction team are demonstrating their commitment to...

2012-05-08 10:20:45

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction Digital April Edition looks at the most efficient metro systems, environmentally friendly concrete, and a tunnel project that will lead to a great influx in trade The April issue of Construction Digital is now available online for industry professionals. This month, we rank the top ten metro systems in the world - from the famous (yet rat infested) subterranean corridors of New York City, to the refined halls of...

2012-05-07 22:21:58

JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM and Debindo are delighted to announce the launch of the latest addition to their global portfolio, Concrete Show South East Asia, taking place in Indonesia from 24-26 October 2013 at Jakarta International Expo. Organised by UBM, a global leader in business media operating in more than 30 countries, in association with Debindo, a leader and pioneer for trade shows in Indonesia with strong portfolio in the Construction...

2012-04-27 23:03:29

The goal at the power plant project was to design and produce a feasible solution that would be easily installed underwater. Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Shea Concrete, one of the largest precast concrete manufacturers in New England, is pleased to announce the completion of its role in the Power Plant Project. The firm was the exclusive provider of ballasts for the site and was contracted to manufacture an encasement for two 660 linear feet runs of 48” outfall pipes. These...

2012-04-25 11:36:40

Engineer Pello Larrinaga Alonso has studied the positive effects of an innovative inorganic-based composite called Textile Reinforced Mortar (TRM). The results have been gathered in a Doctoral Thesis developed in Tecnalia and presented publically in the Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, UPV/EHU. Reinforced concrete is a basic material in the modern Western society. Blocks of flats, pavements, flyovers, underpasses, and even benches“¦ are some of the elements made of reinforced...

2012-04-23 06:23:54

RESTON, Va., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Architects around the country are incorporating genuine clay brick throughout the house for sustainable design that also helps save on energy costs. In addition to helping meet the highest green building criteria, brick exteriors boost sustainability and performance over their main competitors. Free of volatile organic compounds and often incorporating recycled content, locally sourced brick reduces the use of fossil fuels. At least two brick plants...