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2010-09-28 14:18:12

By Dave Guerin, Louisiana Tech University Geopolymer concrete, an innovative and environmentally-friendly building material developed at Louisiana Tech University's Trenchless Technology Center (TTC), will be featured in a transportation exhibition taking place at the Detroit Science Center. Developed by Dr. Erez Allouche, research director for the TTC, and his team, geopolymer concrete is an emerging class of cementitious materials that utilize "fly ash", one of the most abundant industrial...

2010-09-24 16:01:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board :CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced that Ms. Michelle Xiao Wen Zhu has resigned as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Zhu had no disagreements with the Company in regard to its financial statements or accounting matters. Her resignation was...

2010-09-20 06:17:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced that a vibrant domestic economy is expected to have a meaningful impact on its business going forward as the economy maintains its momentum. Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on September 11,...

2010-09-13 06:00:00

ZHAOYUAN CITY, China, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Shuangji Cement, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSGJ) ("China Shuangji" or the "Company"), a leading producer of high-quality Portland cement in Shandong and Hainan Provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC), announced today that the Company is moving closer towards completion of its new Zhaoyuan Cement Production Facility and reiterated its growth outlook. "Once completed, our production capacity will increase approximately 66%...

2010-09-01 08:48:00

LONDON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Novacem, the carbon negative cement company, today announced that it has been selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer for 2011. The Forum has extended the honour to thirty one visionary technology start-ups from around the world who are poised to have a critical impact on the future of business, industry and society. Stuart Evans, Executive Chairman of Novacem, will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in January 2011....

2010-08-17 09:24:00

Lags in Public Highway Spending Contribute to Consumption Reduction SKOKIE, Ill., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to delays in an extension of a federal highway bill, cement consumption will not begin a significant rebound until 2013, according to the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA). In 2010, PCA anticipates a 2.4 percent increase in consumption compared to severely depressed 2009 levels. A 6.7 percent gain is predicted for 2011, followed by...

2010-07-22 14:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Holcim (US) Inc. cement plant located in Midlothian, Texas has recently surpassed several safety milestones and is the recipient of prestigious industry safety awards. Employees at the Midlothian plant have worked over five years without a lost-time injury, and have exceeded one year without having an injury reaching the level that requires a report to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). MSHA, the federal branch of the US...

2010-07-06 09:00:00

Portland Cement Association-Sponsored Ads Inform Motorists About the Benefits of Choosing Concrete MINNEAPOLIS, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout July and into August, motorists will experience delays along the I-94 corridor due to the third asphalt resurfacing in the last two decades. In what is an already congested artery in the Twin Cities, these delays will impact morning and evening commutes for those traveling in and out of the Minneapolis metro area. The Portland...

2010-07-02 07:00:00

LONDON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Novacem, the carbon negative cement company, today announced the first closing of its Green Cement Bond, together with the participation of Lafarge, the world leader in building materials, as the first subscriber. The Novacem Green Cement Bond is an innovative commercial and financial approach for engagement with major cement manufacturers to accelerate the development and commercialisation of Novacem's negative carbon cement. The Bond is for a nominal GBP1...

2010-06-14 08:15:00

RENO, NV, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Infrastructure Materials Corp. (NASDAQ OTC-BB: Symbol IFAM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the imminent start of the latest phase of drilling on its Blue Nose Limestone Project under a Plan of Operations filed with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The Blue Nose Project consists of 301 mineral claims covering over 6,000 acres located 90 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada in Lincoln County. With technical staff expecting to receive...


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