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2014-06-30 16:22:08

The non-skid formula can fill hairline asphalt cracks of 1/8" or less. CLEVELAND, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ultimate professional-grade asphalt sealer without the health and environmental concerns that accompany coal tar-based sealers, Unique Paving Materials offers Integra-Seal. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140630/123188 Pothole and road repairs are currently in full force, making sealers all the more important for extending the quality and life of the...

2014-06-10 16:21:10

The solution is designed to prevent or extend unnecessary repaving of otherwise solid roads, where localized pavement deterioration must be maintained. CLEVELAND, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique Paving Materials, a Cleveland-based company specializing in concrete products and asphalt additives, is pushing the boundaries of current road preservation efforts with its Ravelcheck product. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116610 The harsh activities of winter,...

2014-06-03 08:35:50

Concrete solutions from Unique Paving Materials provide faster setting than other products. CLEVELAND, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As crews begin tackling the challenges of road and concrete repair, Unique Paving Materials offers concrete repair products such as their High Performance Fast Set Concrete, Water Stop, and Highway DOT, among others, to help. Length of time required for setting, high early as well as overall strength, re-repair cost and other factors all impact concrete...

2014-05-21 08:21:27

Drivers Want Focus on Increasing Road Maintenance and Ensuring Smooth Pavements LANHAM, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of the summer driving season, a new survey from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) finds U.S. drivers increasingly frustrated with the state of U.S. roads. The national survey found that drivers prefer well-maintained, safe, and smooth roadways; moreover they understand these qualities require periodic maintenance and financial investment....

2014-04-25 08:28:57

DUBLIN, Apr. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7xvpl/global_asphalt) has announced the addition of the "Global Asphalt Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The trend of recycling is on the rise in the Global Asphalt market. Asphalt is the most recycled product in the Americas with a recycling rate of 80 percent. The rising popularity of RAP along with the need to reduce cost...

Turning Old Tires Into A Useful Material To Improve Roadways
2014-04-22 09:44:04

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the EPA, there are approximately 300 million discarded tires every year in America. Frequently these tires are thrown into landfills or discarded illegally and are a potential fire hazard. However, in recent years these no-longer-useful tires have been the topic of new and innovative ways of being used. Magdy Abdelrahman, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, is...

2014-04-18 08:20:34

- In response to continuing growth, the trusted pavement maintenance company expands their Southeastern Pennsylvania service region by opening a location in Bucks County - PHILADELPHIA, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superior Seal Coating, a high-quality pavement maintenance company based out of West Chester, PA, opened a new Bucks County location in response to recent, steady growth. Since 2005, the company has offered Southeastern Pennsylvania residents and businesses the best in...

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...

2014-03-10 16:34:42

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Asphalt Market US demand to rise 3.7% annually through 2017Demand for asphalt in the US is forecast to increase 3.7 percent annually to 27.9 million tons in 2017. This is equivalent to 154 million barrels of primary asphalt, the vast majority of which is refined petroleum asphalt. Demand for asphalt is expected to advance from its low 2012 base, spurred by growth in highway and...

2014-01-09 16:21:10

$7 Million Road Resurfacing Project Features Unique Asphalt Paving Technology Completed in Advance of Winter Conditions HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBC) and other engineered polymers, is working on a project to support efforts to make roads more safe in New York City. As temperatures continue to drop and cities embrace wintry conditions, New York City's Department of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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