Latest Slate Stories

2011-08-09 04:20:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Have you ever wished you could have an elegant new roof like your neighbors? You may have a case of "roof envy." Don't worry, there's an easy -- and surprisingly affordable -- cure.

2011-06-09 10:00:00

SEATTLE, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) announced last week that it's chosen Full Slate as its preferred appointment scheduling software.

2010-10-21 11:24:00

CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc.

2010-07-27 12:00:00

MEDINA, Ohio, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The 70E Store, LLC, an industrial safety clothing distributor and federal defense contractor based in Medina, Ohio, is now Slate Rock Safety, LLC.

2010-05-18 13:05:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As seasonal severe weather conditions intensify throughout the Midwest, many people wonder how they can protect their homes from hail associated with strong storms.

2010-03-24 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking to a who's who in online search and vertical directories, CEO Bill Lange of relative upstart Full Slate asserted that online appointment scheduling will be critical to the success of marketplaces for personal and professional services.

2008-12-23 14:20:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans say goodbye to 2008, Clean Slate Riesling considers those celebrities and national figures who most need -- and perhaps, deserve -- to begin 2009 with a clean slate.

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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