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2011-05-05 00:00:30

James Instruments Inc. awarded the 2011 James Instruments Award to Ph.D. Seong- Hoon Kee at the American Concrete Institute's annual spring conference. (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 James Instruments Inc. manufacturer of the world's most advanced Non Destructive Test Equipment for construction materials exhibited at the ACI spring convention April 3rd to the 7th, 2011. James Instruments Inc has exhibited at the ACI conventions since 1999. The company has found the convention an exciting place to...

2011-04-27 14:02:28

Today there is an extensive heritage of reinforced concrete buildings in the Basque Country, which hardly existed a century ago. Ms Maialen Sagarna, lecturer in Architecture at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), studied the evolution and development of the "most revolutionary material of the 20th century" in Gipuzkoa. She focused on the features of buildings constructed with reinforced concrete decade by decade, and explained how and why this material was used at any given time....

2011-04-20 14:19:00

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its corporate community relations program, Rose Paving Company, headquartered in Bridgeview, IL, plans to donate $10,000 to the police department of neighboring Olympia Fields. Alan Rose, CEO, will make an announcement regarding the donation during the Olympia Fields Village Board meeting on Monday, April 25, at 7p.m. In attendance will be members of the board, trustees, the village mayor, and chief of police. The donation will...

2011-04-19 14:30:00

RESTON, Va., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest options in clay brick offer increasingly green benefits for more sustainable homes that can help homeowners save on major household costs. Naturally organic with virtually no waste, brick helps lower energy costs and upkeep through a maintenance-free exterior that offers superior durability, moisture control, termite resistance, proven stability and enduring beauty. Often incorporating recycled content, brick options including...

2011-04-19 12:40:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 20th at 10:30 a.m. at Glenmere Lane, and Route 112, Coram, (LIE Exit 64) against a moonscape of potholes, the Long Island Contractors' Association (LICA) and Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent John Rouse will call for a sweeping revision of municipal regulations that would permit the use of recycled asphalt materials to help the environment while driving down the taxpayers' cost to repair the historically high number of...

2011-04-01 06:40:00

WENDELL, N.C., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortrans Inc. announces a portable pH control system for the concrete polishing, grinding and cutting industry and other generators of high pH waste water. With its small footprint and portability, the Poli-Cut(TM) system is ideal for treating the high pH waste water produced in concrete polishing, cutting and grinding operations. The Poli-Cut is very useful for batch or continuous batch neutralization of high pH water generated by filter press...

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,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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