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2013-09-26 23:36:18

Innovative floating docks project wins inaugural cover contest. Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Shea Concrete Products earned a place on the cover of Precast Inc. magazine after winning the publication’s inaugural cover contest earlier this summer. Despite stiff competition from seven other NPCA members, Shea Concrete’s “Lynn’s Seaport Landing Marina” took the top vote. The cover contest, scheduled to be an annual event, places Shea Concrete onto the cover for this...

2013-09-20 08:27:28

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SoCal Fireplace Mantels, leading provider of fireplace mantels in Thousand Oaks, is pleased to announce that they now offer fireplace mantel design and remodeling services in Thousand Oaks. Whether the customer needs a new fireplace mantel put in on a newly constructed fireplace or would like to revamp their existing fireplace, SoCal Fireplace Mantels is the leading provider of fireplace mantels in Thousand Oaks. SoCal Fireplace Mantels...

2013-09-09 00:21:36

ABU DHABI, UAE, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulf Precast, a leading UAE Precast Contracting Company, signed a contract to build 65 Precast Schools in various locations in Central Iraq. The design of the schools and their boundary walls has already been finalised. While the initial part of the production is under way in the UAE, Gulf Precast is already in the process of setting up a production plant in Iraq. This is the first phase of the international expansion strategy...

2013-08-29 12:26:57

430,000 Sq. Ft. of Fabricated Roadway Panels for New York State's Newburgh-Beacon Bridge PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh, PA-based L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR) has begun delivery of their largest contract for steel grid bridge decking with the rehabilitation of the New York State Bridge Authority's Newburgh-Beacon span. The fabricator is providing 430,000 sq. ft. of new deck to KiSKA Construction, Inc. for the replacement of the original 1980 roadway on the...

2013-08-26 23:23:50

The immense tidal surges, high winds and heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy closed down West Shore Road, causing a disruption to the local economies and livelihoods of the people in these communities. The road needed a solution so it could be fixed both quickly and soundly—that solution was Stone Strong Systems. Bayville, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 On October 29, 2012, the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy hit Long Island with a vengeance causing major beach erosion along the island’s...

2013-08-09 08:23:01

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions and Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Terre Hill Concrete Products have announced an expanded strategic agreement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120208/CL49625LOGO) Contech Engineered Solutions and Terre Hill entered a strategic agreement in 2012 that granted Contech exclusive selling rights of Terre Hill's concrete stormwater detention and infiltration systems in the Eastern...

2013-06-14 23:03:10

Liteblok is a precision molded, interlocking, mortarless building block made from lightweight cellular concrete and composed of sand, cement and a network of tiny, discrete air pockets. Applications include homes, buildings, fences and retaining walls. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Cresco Concrete Products, LLC announces the introduction of the new Liteblok Jumbo. Liteblok is a precision molded, interlocking, mortarless building block allowing for the rapid construction of...

2013-06-13 08:21:45

Housing Recovery STARTS in the Basement for Pre-Cast Concrete Foundation Manufacturer NEW HOLLAND, Pa., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to leadership at Superior Walls of America, the housing market recovery is in the basement --- literally. The leading manufacturer of precast concrete foundation systems has seen a 20 percent increase in year-to-date sales for 2013 over the same January through May timeframe in 2012. (Photo:...

2013-04-30 08:39:26

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Propex Operating Company, LLC announced today that Fibermesh®, the leading brand of concrete reinforcing fibers, will expand distribution with Border Construction Specialties Corporation, a leading supplier of construction materials. Fibermesh will now be available through Border's distribution centers in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona as well as Las Vegas, Nevada. According to John Goers, Vice President of Infrastructure Solutions, the...

2013-04-18 12:29:50

Mercy Hospital Joplin to replace medical center destroyed in May 2011 RESTON, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Joplin, Mo. hospital will employ a powerful combination of masonry and glass exteriors to combat future tornadoes. Rebuilding from the catastrophic EF-5 rated tornado in May 2011 that killed five patients and one visitor, the new seven-story Mercy Hospital Joplin will use harder, tornado-resistant exteriors to replace the destroyed St. John's Regional Medical Center....