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Turning Old Tires Into A Useful Material To Improve Roadways

Turning Old Tires Into A Useful Material To Improve Roadways

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...

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2014-04-23 08:26:30

Company to modernize Hunter College Main Campus with eco-efficient escalator solution LISLE, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won a contract to improve people flow and energy efficiency at a City University of New York site. As part of the order, KONE will modernize 18 escalators at Hunter College's main campus, located at 920 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan's Upper East Side. The escalators will be modernized using...

2014-04-23 08:23:31

CNG vehicles save money, emit less pollution and create jobs from American-mined fuel SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daryl Patrishkoff of Shelby Township, MI, has a vision for the American automotive industry. He firmly believes that our fuel of choice should be Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), not gasoline. Until the full CNG infrastructure is in place a Bi-Fuel vehicle is the bridge vehicle that can lead this transition. Photo -...

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Palmen Fiat of Kenosha Wis. sees an influx of young drivers looking at popular Fiat models KENOSHA, Wis., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It's no secret that young drivers aren't typically shopping for minivans, SUVs, or even sedans when they go out in search of a new vehicle. More often, they're looking at affordability, efficiency, and convenience features above those more family-oriented concerns that are likely to come later in life. In addition to the more practical...

2014-04-23 08:23:27

OWEGO, N.Y., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Group 1 family of unmanned aircraft systems is migrating to enhanced automation capabilities using its Kestrel(TM) "Fly Light" flight control systems and industry-leading mobile Ground Control Station (mGCS) software. The increased automation allows operators to focus on executing the mission, rather than flying various aircraft. Earlier this year, Lockheed Martin's Desert Hawk III small unmanned aircraft...

2014-04-23 08:23:25

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4cp49/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Seats Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Seats market to grow at a CAGR of 4.35 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased emphasis on...

2014-04-23 08:23:22

Honda of Burien is a top choice around Kent, Wash. and the surrounding areas BURIEN, Wash., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For car buyers to get the best deal, they often need to shop around. For those shoppers located around Kent, Wash., there are several options to choose from. One of the popular choices is Honda of Burien - a dealership that has formed a reputation for being a top Honda dealer in Kent and the surrounding communities. (Photo:...

2014-04-23 08:23:12

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7w7234/motorhome_tire) has announced the addition of the "Motorhome Tire Market in Europe 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7w7234/motorhome_tire ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Motorhome Tire market in Europe to grow at a CAGR...

2014-04-23 08:22:55

EV Drivers along Pennsylvania Turnpike can now Recharge at Service Plazas in Bowmansville and King of Prussia MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (CarCharging) (OTCQB: CCGI), the largest owner and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that drivers along the Pennsylvania Turnpike can now recharge their electric cars at the service plazas located in Bowmansville and King of Prussia. The Bowmansville Service Plaza is...

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NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SurePure, Inc. (OTCBB:SURP) a global leader in liquid photopurification, today announced a breakthrough in the microbiological purification of contaminated marine diesel fuel, using SurePure's technology as an alternative to biocide addition or excessive micro-filtration. The contamination of diesel fuel is a significant problem for the maritime shipping industry, leading to extensive waste of fuel and environmental contamination. The...

2014-04-23 08:22:43

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