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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,...

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...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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