Latest Slate Stories

2014-08-26 08:25:14

MEDINA, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Slate Rock Safety, LLC, an ecommerce retailer and distributor of safety clothing specializing in flame resistant (FR) clothing, was selected by Inc. Magazine as one of "America's Fastest Growing Private Companies" for the third year in a row. Earning a spot on the Inc. 500 in 2012, and Inc. 5,000 in 2013, Slate Rock Safety landed spot number 2,008 on 2014's list.A major contributor to recent growth has been Slate Rock Safety Outfitters, a...

2014-04-15 08:32:34

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MidSouth Construction LLC, headquartered in Nashville, TN, has just launched their new website, roofingbymidsouth.com. The new site provides extensive product information to help customers understand MidSouth Construction's unique blend licensed insurance adjusters and knowledgeable general contractors. Consumers can find technical data, videos, and project galleries to provide an overview of MidSouth Construction's capabilities...

2013-07-24 23:23:58

After a car went airborne, traveling over 110mph on a country road, and flew through the metal roof of the garage, Classic Metal Roofs was contracted to replace the aluminum shingle roofing system that had been on the house for only six years. South Hadley, MA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Classic Metal Roofs, LLC, one of New England’s most respected residential metal roofing contractors, announces they were contracted to install a new metal roof on a Massachusetts home after a horrific and...

2013-06-02 23:16:39

KTM Roofing has updated its website with new information about the hail storm from March of 2013. The storm impacted many homes south of I-20 in metro Atlanta. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 A large hail storm hit metro Atlanta on March 18, 2013. KTM Roofing has published updated homeowner information on their website. The information is designed to educate homeowners about the risks of hail and provide tips to diagnose the signs of damage. The hail from the March 18th storm, named...

Latest Slate Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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