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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...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

To service it's customers in South America as well as other area's of the world, James Instruments Inc. launches Spanish language web site. (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 James Instruments Inc., the leading manufacturer of Non-Destructive Testing equipment for the construction and other coarse grained materials, primarily concrete announces the official launch of its Spanish language website to support its Customers and Distributors in Latin America and other area's of the Spanish speaking...

Engineers Test Effects Of Fire On Steel Structures, Nuclear Plant Design
2011-09-04 05:54:43

  Ten years after 9/11, researchers at Purdue University are continuing work that could lead to safer steel structures such as buildings and bridges and also an emerging type of nuclear power plant design. "I want people to understand that in the last 10 years we've not been quiet," said Amit Varma, a Purdue associate professor of civil engineering. "We've been working to make structures better and safer." The researchers are using a custom heating system and a specialized...

2011-07-26 06:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Not too many people wake up and shout, "Concrete! I see concrete in my house design and today's the day to make it happen!" "Concrete has a bad rap. It's so common we barely notice it. It has industrial connotations. It's also the thing you skinned your knee on as a kid when you fell off your bike," says Philadelphia Interior Designer Donna Hoffman, (http://www.interiorsbydonnahoffman.com). "Speaking in the most 'concrete' terms, concrete may...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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