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2010-07-26 09:13:00

New video reveals that awnings add functionality, promote brand visibility, expand revenue potential, and cut energy costs - even contribute to LEED® certification ROSEVILLE, Minn., July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commercial building owners and operators have long embraced the aesthetic beauty and sheltering benefits of fabric awnings, but the energy saving potential is creating renewed interest. "Awnings have long been used commercially for promotion, and to provide shade and cover,"...

2010-05-12 08:15:00

The metal poles that carry power lines across the country are built to take whatever blows at them.

2010-04-14 12:00:00

MARIETTA, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The online tarp superstore, MyTarp.com, has expanded its canvas tarps and canvas fabrics inventory to include more canvas tarps, duck canvas tarps as well as canvas fabric colors.

2010-03-17 13:36:00

HERNDON, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Canopy, Inc., a leading provider of integrated security and mission support services, announced today that it has donated supplies, transportation and personnel in an effort to provide shelter to thousands of homeless earthquake victims in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100317/PH72290 ) Triple Canopy is supporting the efforts of the Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections...

2010-01-28 15:21:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Online tarps superstore MyTarp.com has expanded its inventory to include new high quality tarps designed for building enclosure and building hoarding.

2009-08-09 05:29:36

Scottish national parks are dealing with camping equipment so inexpensive many visitors simply abandon tents and sleeping bags, rangers said. Rangers patrolling the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond sometimes need police escorts, The Scotsman reports.

2009-07-01 02:00:00

LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With Glastonbury now behind us, and a scorching summer ahead with numerous other festivals, and the school holidays yet to come, realbuzz.com brings you our top 10 camping tips to survive the fields this summer, plus the lowdown on where in the UK, realbuzz.com thinks the top camping sites are.

2009-06-16 15:20:23

Three recession-hit New Yorkers said they have found a way to keep living in the city they love: They each pay $100 a month to pitch a tent in a friend's yard. New York University graduates Louis Frank, 22, and Simon Levy, 22, and their pal Emerson Brown, 22, said their friend, who lives in a $2,250-per-month duplex apartment with five other people in the city's Brooklyn borough, allows them the three one-man tents in the back yard plus kitchen and bathroom privileges for the monthly fee, the...

2008-09-03 15:00:22

A hearing began Wednesday on a Florida church's tent, used to house homeless men now that the church building is full to overflowing. Palm Beach County, Fla., officials say that Westgate Tabernacle is violating a number of ordinances, including some that involve unsafe conditions.

2008-08-29 12:55:00

A former military technology can make almost any surface or fabric waterproof but remain breathable.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.