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2010-07-13 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium, the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting services, announced that it has purchased and will begin immediate renovations on a 100-year-old historic building in downtown Roanoke that will serve as its new expanded global headquarters.

2010-06-11 16:12:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company's Castle Hayne terminal was honored this week by the North Carolina state government for its safety record.

2010-05-21 13:00:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company's Winston-Salem terminal has been honored by North Carolina state and county government in two areas: safety and air quality.

2010-05-03 16:02:00

SOUTH HILL, Va., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Citizens Community Bank (OTC Bulletin Board: CZYB), the premier, independent community bank in the Southside Virginia/Northern North Carolina region, has announced the rebranding of the bank as CCB.

2010-04-02 14:53:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While millions of people around the world recognized the fourth annual Earth Hour this past Saturday by customarily turning off lights and appliances in their homes and businesses for an hour, Roanoke Cement Company (RCC) quietly switched off lighting on its pre-heater tower, a 400-foot signpost to the plant campus, indefinitely.

2009-10-30 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox has been awarded full certification as a "Cool Green Biz" by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, making Cox one of the first companies in the region to receive such recognition.

2009-05-05 11:25:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday was a day of celebration for Roanoke Cement Company -- the only cement manufacturing facility in the Commonwealth of Virginia -- as it took the top honor winning the Overall Environmental Excellence Award in the Portland Cement Association's 2008 Cement Industry Energy & Environment Awards.

2009-04-02 14:27:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company was honored last night with the Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence for Land Conservation at an event held at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA. The Honorable Timothy M.

2009-03-23 12:00:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company released 350 rainbow trout into a manmade quarry pond on their site late last Friday, in recognition of a new relationship with Trout Unlimited, a national organization dedicated to conserve, protect and restore North America's trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds.

2008-12-15 08:30:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturers' News, Inc.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.