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2011-12-12 23:27:43

It's no surprise that humans the world over use more water, by volume, than any other material.

2011-07-26 08:30:00

Significant government policy risks could affect near, long-range forecast SKOKIE, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite recovery momentum in late 2010, the U.S. economy is again in a slowdown.

2011-05-12 00:00:47

Nicolia Ready-mix and Clean Concrete Technologies begin their second round of testing with CleanCrete. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Clean Concrete Technologies and Nicolia Industries begin their second round of testing this week using Recycled Concrete Aggregate (RCA) and replacing a high percentage of Cement, the production of which releases an extreme amount of CO2 . Using CleanCrete in place of standard Ready Mix Concrete reduces Green House Gas (GHG) emissions by up to a...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.