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2012-04-18 10:20:08

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earth Day goes hand in hand with raising environmental awareness - and this year the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials is using the occasion to share the many ways our members are protecting the environment. "State transportation departments are finding ways to strike a balance between building the highways, bridges and mass transit systems America desperately needs, while being responsible environmental...

2012-03-19 02:21:42

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its second quarter 2012 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's second 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/ and will be archived for replay. About...

2012-03-06 13:29:00

Outdated Bidding Policies for Pavement Cost Taxpayers Billions SKOKIE. Ill., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rising oil prices not only affect fuel and transportation costs, they also have a direct impact on the cost of building and maintaining our streets and highways. States are losing hundreds of millions of dollars due to outdated bidding policies that favor petroleum-based asphalt over other paving materials. "Even outside of current political stresses on the prices of...

2012-02-22 13:50:00

VENTURA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roklin Systems, Inc. announces a free contest to identify the worst pothole in Southern California. Potholes can be submitted by photo and location on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Roklin. Potholes continue to be a vexing problem on roadways, highways, and even parking lots. Roklin seeks the biggest, baddest potholes in Southern California. Entrants can snap a photo of the pesky pothole, note the location, and submit it at...

2012-02-06 07:14:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fibermesh - Concrete Solutions by Propex was named the number one brand of reinforcing fiber in both categories of Concrete Construction Magazine's 2012 Brand Study: Brand Familiarity and Brand Most Used. In the magazine's reader survey, Fibermesh was voted the number one brand based on these questions: Which brands have you heard of? And, which brands has your firm used in the past two years (including brands you subcontracted with...

2012-01-25 08:35:00

Higher Oil Prices Influencing State Infrastructure Costs LAS VEGAS, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As oil prices rise and refineries adopt new technologies, industry experts are seeing a direct impact on the costs for states to build and maintain roads and highways. The lower "initial bid" of asphalt roads has disappeared, yet industry experts say many state departments of transportation (DOTs) have not changed their bidding policies. At the 2012 World of Concrete this...

2012-01-05 14:02:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new video and fact sheets comparing brick with other home exteriors debunks the common myths about genuine clay brick versus its competitors. With frank pros and cons on the latest in sustainability features, maintenance needs, costs, fire safety and more, the package stacks brick against the top alternatives -- vinyl siding, concrete masonry, manufactured stone, fiber cement siding and Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS),...

2012-01-04 10:30:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its first quarter 2012 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's first 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/ and will be archived for replay. About Insteel...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

Gizmoplans.com offers complete manufacturing plans to build a 3 Cubic Yard Volumetric Concrete Mixer for the concrete industry. The Volumetric DIY Concrete Mixer allows you to mix the exact amount of concrete you want when you need it. (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Both new and existing precast concrete companies looking for ways to save money and increase production can now benefit by building their own 3 cubic yard diy concrete mixer. Gizmoplans.com has released its complete plans to build a...

2011-12-24 08:00:00

The Architecture and Civil Engineering Sciences are two of the new key sections in the Engineering Sciences category of the Sciences Social Network Sciencia.org. The users of the website monitor 72 scientific journals publishing in these two disciplines which currently contain over 9,000 articles. (PRWEB) December 24, 2011 The Engineering Sciences Social Network Sciencia.org was established to provide the very latest news headlines, references and resources from scientific journals, books...