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The Netherlands Introduces First Glow-In-The-Dark Road To Help Drivers
2014-04-16 06:25:01

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While it is only a short stretch of road it could soon pave the way to the future. This week in The Netherlands a 500 meter (1640 feet) stretch of highway introduced the world to the first glow in the dark markings that could help drivers better navigate the road at night. Interactive artist Daan Roosegaarde teamed up with Dutch civil engineering and road construction firm Heijmans, and with a special paint that contains a...

2014-04-09 12:22:30

Combining Lehigh's MRP and Rheopave additives will provide best-in-class solutions for rubber-modified asphalt ATLANTA, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), announced today that it has partnered with Rheopave Technologies LLC, to provide the asphalt industry with a superior product offering that reduces the cost, boosts the performance and improves the sustainability of modified asphalt...

2014-04-07 12:22:22

LANHAM, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has announced the winners of its 2013 Perpetual Pavement Awards. The award is given to state transportation departments and local agency owners of asphalt pavements that are at least 35 years old and have never had a structural failure. The average interval between resurfacing of each winning pavement must be no less than 12 years. The road must demonstrate the characteristics expected from long-life...

2014-04-04 23:37:40

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ceiling Tiles Industry” report to its store. It provides ceiling tile product and technology developments. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ceiling Tiles Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China ceiling tiles market. The report provides basic ceiling tiles information, including ceiling tiles definition, classification,...

2014-04-02 12:20:12

- April 30 Event to Feature State Agency Experts and Industry Leaders - PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, and Bridgestone Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, will highlight the innovative benefits of rubberized asphalt on April 30, 2014 with an event called "Recycle Florida: 2014." The event will be held at the Tires...

2014-03-31 13:35:45

Researchers discover a 'continuity field' that merges the appearance of similar objects seen within a matter of seconds Ever notice how Harry Potter's T-shirt abruptly changes from a crewneck to a henley shirt in "The Order of the Phoenix," or how in "Pretty Woman," Julia Roberts' croissant inexplicably morphs into a pancake? Don't worry if you missed those continuity bloopers. Vision scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have...

2014-03-19 23:00:36

As the winter season comes to a close, The H&K Group’s Materials Division is pleased to announce that its asphalt plants are open for and ready for business. Skippack, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 As the winter season comes to a close, The H&K Group’s Materials Division is pleased to announce that its asphalt plants are open for and ready for business. The H&K Group owns and operates 19 hot mix asphalt plants and 26 crushed stone facilities located throughout Eastern...

2014-03-17 12:28:00

SCRANTON, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many restaurants, bars and pizza parlors have unused flat roof space that could easily add to their customers' enjoyment, as well as their bottom line. By simply providing access to that area for al fresco dining, with panoramic city views, a plain eatery can be transformed into a popular destination. One recent trend for improving flat roof space utilizes stain- and scratch-resistant, recycled AZEK Pavers to create patios that are...

2014-03-11 08:22:43

SCRANTON, Pa., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Pavers, which offer a hardscape solution for outdoor living spaces across North America, has hit a milestone by diverting more than 1 million scrap tires from landfills. Made with up to 95% recycled content, the manufacturing of AZEK Pavers to date is directly responsible for keeping more than 18 million pounds of scrap rubber and plastics out of U.S. landfills by utilizing more than 1 million recycled tires along with more than 34...

2014-03-07 16:23:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of the Company's cement and concrete businesses in the Florida area to Cementos Argos for gross cash proceeds of $720 million. Under a separate supply agreement, Vulcan will continue to provide aggregates to the divested concrete facilities, at market prices, for a period of...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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