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2011-01-03 05:55:00

BEIJING, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Infrastructure Construction Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHNC) ("CHNC" or the "Company"), a major U.S.-listed provider of ready-mix concrete headquartered in Beijing, today announced an update on the new concrete mixing tower at its Beijing Yizhuang batching station. Concrete production from the new tower, which was installed in April 2010 and began production in May 2010, made up 25.6% of total output for the Company's Beijing...

2010-12-30 07:30:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its first quarter 2011 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's first quarter financial results at 8:30 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...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The various methods of protecting concrete are explored by Joseph Nabih, Technical Manager, Sika Gulf at MEED's Middle East Roads, Bridges and Tunnels conference today at Westin Hotel, Dubai. He highlighted various challenges and solutions for concrete protection with a focus on Hydrophobic Impregnations. Hydrophobic Impregnation is a proven concrete protection technology that prevents water ingress into concrete structures thus decreasing the...

2010-11-16 00:00:46

Former Mays Professor of Transportation in the Civil Engineering Department of Clemson University to lead Phoenix Industries R & D activities. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 U.S.-based Phoenix Industries, a worldwide provider of waste tire recycling plants and asphalt rubber blending equipment and technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Serji Amirkhanian as Director of Research and Development. Dr. Amirkhanian was the Mays Professor of Transportation in the...

2010-10-26 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Wash., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lythic Solutions has achieved a major advance in stain protection for exposed concrete floors, it was announced today by Lythic Solutions president David Loe. Lythic SPD Protector utilizes a new protection technology that significantly increases concrete's resistance to stains, acid etching, and liquid penetration. It has been proved in third-party laboratory testing and in the field. "We believe this is a game-changing product," stated Loe. "It...

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2010-10-05 14:56:52

Spanish and Scottish researchers have added wool fibers to the clay material used to make bricks and combined these with an alginate, a natural polymer extracted from seaweed. The result is bricks that are stronger and more environmentally-friendly, according to the study published recently in the journal Construction and Building Materials. "The objective was to produce bricks reinforced with wool and to obtain a composite that was more sustainable, non-toxic, using abundant local materials,...

2010-10-01 12:00:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: IIIN) today announced that its fourth quarter 2010 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's fourth quarter financial results at 8:30 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...

2010-09-29 13:38:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubberized asphalt is a high-performance alternative to traditional paving material that combines the strength and versatility of asphalt and the longevity and flexibility of recycled rubber. Derived from scrap tires, rubberized asphalt is longer lasting, safer, less costly and friendlier to the environment than traditional paving materials. Rubberized asphalt provides an outlet for between 500 and 2,000 scrap tires per lane mile of pavement. For a...

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2010-09-28 14:18:12

By Dave Guerin, Louisiana Tech University Geopolymer concrete, an innovative and environmentally-friendly building material developed at Louisiana Tech University's Trenchless Technology Center (TTC), will be featured in a transportation exhibition taking place at the Detroit Science Center. Developed by Dr. Erez Allouche, research director for the TTC, and his team, geopolymer concrete is an emerging class of cementitious materials that utilize "fly ash", one of the most abundant industrial...

2010-09-22 12:17:00

FORT ATKINSON, Wis., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Concrete Contractor, the leading business information resource for concrete contractors, announced today its Contractors' Choice Top Products of 2010. Top winners are recognized by readers based on interest and inquiries over the past year. "Having the right tool or product is key to meeting production deadlines, providing high quality workmanship and ensuring budgets are met," says Editor Rebecca Wasieleski. "The 25 products named Top...