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2011-03-31 08:00:00

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its second quarter 2011 earnings conference call will be webcast live over the internet on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET following the release of the Company's second 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...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

In preparation for the second quarter demand of concrete shelters for projects, we have increased our inventory and added a regional sales manager to our staff. CellSite Solutions, LLC exceeded first quarter sales projections by more then 20% and is becoming one of the most recognized providers of used concrete equipment shelters in the industry. West Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 In preparation for the second quarter demand of concrete shelters for projects, CellSite Solutions, LLC...

2011-03-22 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today announced that its 3D Compaction Control System is now available for asphalt compactors--extending the range of Trimble paving solutions to cover milling, asphalt paving, finished compaction and project sign-off. Start to finish paving and road re-surfacing solutions from Trimble allows contractors to work more efficiently, use less material and achieve a smoother finished road surface. The announcement was...

2011-03-17 00:12:28

In the business of concrete making, what's old"”even ancient"”is new again. Almost 1,900 years ago, the Romans built what continues to be the world's largest unreinforced solid concrete dome in the world"”the Pantheon. The secret, probably unknown to the Emperor Hadrian's engineers at the time, was that the lightweight concrete used to build the dome had set and hardened from the inside out. This internal curing process enhanced the material's strength, durability,...

2011-03-07 14:51:00

PITTSBURGH, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, will share the benefits of rubberized asphalt to attendees of the 54th annual New Jersey Asphalt Paving Conference, being held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick, New Jersey on March 8 and 9. Liberty Tire Recycling is serving as an exhibitor at the conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091210/NE24642LOGO ) "Communities large and...

2011-02-19 00:00:44

Aquaphalt Permanent Asphalt Patch Gets the Job Done Without Harmful Solvents Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) February 17, 2011 News Highlights: Aquaphalt contains no harmful solvents or VOCs (volatile organic compounds) Aquaphalt reacts with common water and is environmentally friendly Aquaphalt is the first truly permanent asphalt patching product on the market Aquaphalt has been developed and successfully used in Europe for over a decade Finally there is a truly green,...

2011-02-18 07:10:00

WENDELL, N.C., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortrans Inc. announces an industry first. The Poli-Cut pH control system: a self-contained portable pH control system for the concrete polishing, grinding and cutting industries. The Poli-Cut pH control system is used to lower the pH of the process water produced in these types of operations so that the water can be safely discharged without polluting the environment. Concrete is polished and ground with diamond abrasives using water as a...

2011-02-09 00:01:22

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently announced they will be paving a major section of Interstate 15 with a rubber paving material. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) recently announced they will be paving a major section of Interstate 15 (I-15) with a rubber paving material. This material, Asphalt-Rubber (AR) or Rubberized Asphalt as it's sometimes called, is a hot mix paving material that utilizes a recycled product called...

2011-02-08 05:18:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) recently announced they will be paving a major section of Interstate 15 (I-15) with a rubber paving material. This material, Asphalt-Rubber (AR), or Rubberized Asphalt as it's sometimes called, is a hot mix paving material that utilizes a recycled product called crumb rubber that is made from waste car and truck tires. The section to utilize the rubber paving material is a high-profile area...

2011-01-25 00:02:24

The first evaluation of air-purifying asphalt and concrete photocatalytic pavements in America was announced today by PURETI Inc., a US-based manufacturer of air-purifying, photocatalytic surface treatments, together with LSU Assistant Professor of Construction Management & Industrial Engineering Marwa Hassan. Photocatalysis is a proven technology "“ most simply described as the opposite of photosynthesis "“ that uses light and a common earth mineral (titanium dioxide) to...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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