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2014-07-28 16:22:10

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SODO Builders LA, general contractor for the new $168 million LA Marriott Hotel in California, selected Oldcastle Modular to factory build 393 prefabricated Eggrock bathroom pods for the new dual-brand hotel, that includes 175 Courtyard by Marriott rooms and 218 Marriott Residence Inn rooms. By using prefabricated bathroom pods, the building team was able to compress the project's original construction schedule by more than two months. The...

2014-07-02 23:09:54

Bruce Blackledge Ready to Offer Strong Leadership and Experience Rochester, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Shea Concrete Products added to its sales team with the hiring of Bruce Blackledge. The Massachusetts native will work out of the company's Rochester, MA plant and serve as Sales Manager of its precast concrete utility products. “I believe in our people,” said Blackledge. “We need to develop the strengths and support the weaknesses of our team. That’s what leadership should be,...

2014-06-30 23:00:36

The Easi-Set product line has allowed Leesburg Concrete to diversify and grow, in a very competitive Florida marketplace. Midland, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 (OTCQB: SMID) The St. Petersburg Water Treatment and Distribution System needed to install a new water pump station, but their location (in a flood plain) posed specific challenges. The project required a unique solution to move forward. Brian Stock, Sales Representative at Leesburg Concrete, recommended Easi-Set Buildings to the...

2014-06-12 23:12:07

Shea Concrete has provided top-quality precast concrete products for commercial and residential customers across New England for the last 65 years. Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 With thousands of products in its catalog, Shea Concrete has come a long way from its original product line that included septic tanks, residential steps and bulkheads. It’s 65-year anniversary marks another milestone in years full of innovation, consistency, and commitment to customer satisfaction. Shea...

2014-05-20 23:12:47

Precast concrete provided the most durable, cost-effective solution. Midland, Va. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Recently, MEB General Contractors engaged Smith-Midland to install the tallest Easi-Span® precast concrete building the company has ever produced. This structure was commissioned for the Proctors Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, one of the largest facilities in Virginia, handling 27 million gallons of wastewater per day before it is returned to the James River. Other building...

2014-04-08 23:24:40

High Concrete Group of Lancaster County Pa. is producing precast concrete components for a parking structure in Bala Cynwyd Pa. Denver, Pa. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 High Concrete Group LLC is producing precast concrete components for a 121,800-square-foot parking structure that will accompany a new multi-family residential complex. The 340-space parking garage will serve the 593 residential units planned at 600 Righters Ferry Road in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., scheduled for completion in fall of...

2014-04-08 12:21:28

ELK POINT, S.D., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC, a leading provider of Custom Lightweight Equipment Enclosures for the Telecom, Government, Fiber and Power Generation Industries, today announced that they have acquired the Precast Concrete Assets of Mobile/Modular Express II. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/CG00733LOGO "The purchase of Mobile/Modular Express II Precast Concrete structure business, based in Elkhart, IN further increases Thermo...

2014-04-01 23:02:13

Precast manufacturer High Concrete Group of Lancaster County Pa. is producing precast concrete components for a new parking structure in Philadelphia Pa. Denver, Pa. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 High Concrete Group LLC is producing precast concrete components for a parking structure located at 3600 Civic Center Boulevard in Philadelphia. The new structure, adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania Health System Perleman Center for Advanced Medicine, will accommodate 1,500 cars. High Concrete...

2014-03-25 23:25:58

High Concrete Group’s Denver, Pa. headquarters facility is now operating one of the premier precast automatic batch plants in the country. An extensive upgrade last fall has automated key processes, introduced new cost efficiencies, and reduced errors, waste, and inventory variances associated with manual processes. Denver, PA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 High Concrete Group’s Denver, Pa. headquarters facility is now operating one of the premier precast automatic batch plants in the...

2014-02-12 23:29:05

Global RFID tracking technology leader gives Shea what it needs for efficiency, sustainability. Amesbury, MA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 “Impossible” is the word Quality Control Inspector Mark Burns used when describing the chances of Shea making a return to pen and paper to record its expansive inventory. “You’d never get done logging everything with how big we've gotten,” he said. “I couldn't imagine going back to paper, absolutely not.” And for good reason. Burns...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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