Friday, April 29, 2016

Weasel knocks out CERN's particle accelerator

The largest scientific experiment has gone offline because of a foreign intruder.

Fog Killer: N-FOG™ PLUS Anti-Fog Eyewear

Brass Knuckle® is pleased to offer two models of safety eyewear that go above and beyond typical anti-fog eyewear properties.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Tinder and Facebook: Too close for comfort?

New Tinder Social feature allows users to create groups and meet up with other groups. Except in doing so, they're presented with a list of Facebook friends also using the app -- and not everybody is happy about it.

Miller Weldmaster Seamrover DD

The Miller Weldmaster Seamrover DD is the world's only dual-direction hot air welder.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Steel Industry Releases Environmental Product Declarations

The Steel Joist Institute and Steel Deck Institute have released the first industry average Environmental Product Declarations.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Video: Wheel loaders battle in the street in China

Footage shows loaders ramming each other after dispute between construction firms

Full Keynote Speaker Lineup Announced for PCBC 2016

Chip Conley and Joshua Cooper Ramo are set to headline the full event as general session keynotes, Jake Knapp and John Ellis will be featured as conference keynotes.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Spacecraft finds bright craters on Ceres

Ceres, the dwarf planet that lies between Jupiter and Mars, has some shiny features.

Subfloor High Yield Adhesive

Selena USA, Inc. has introduced TYTAN Subfloor High Yield Adhesive, featuring innovative collapsing gel adhesive technology specifically formulated for installing subfloor, and other horizontal wood panel applications, such as roofing.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

BoltHold™ Anchors

Asphalt Anchors Group (AAG) has developed an economical and reliable way to attach structures directly to asphalt, at a fraction of the cost of concrete replacement.

Inflatable 'bedroom' attached to space station

Monday, April 18, 2016

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Video: $1bn Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour revealed

Emaar has released a video showcasing its plan to build an iconic structure that will be a 'notch taller than the Burj Khalifa'

Friday, April 15, 2016

GMS to Host Educational Safety Session at AWCI's Annual Convention

Gypsum Management and Supply (GMS) is pleased to announce that Jeff Johnson will be a panelist for an Educational Safety Session on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries (AWCI) Annual Convention and Intex Expo.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Roofinox Stainless Steel Now Sold by N.B. Handy

Dave Rowe, vice president of Roofinox America of Eatontown, N.J., has announced that N.B. Handy has become a stocking provider of the Roofinox line of stainless steel and tin plated (Terne) stainless metal roofing materials.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

National Weather Service says NO to all-caps forecasts

It only took them about 20 years, but the folks at the National Weather Service finally got the memo: STOP WITH THE ALL CAPS.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Roofing, Construction Trades Challenge OSHA's Final Rule on Silica

A group of national trade associations file federal lawsuit over new silica regulations.

Video: How to use Muscat Municipality's mobile app

A step-by-step guide to activating Baladiyeti, Muscat Municipality's mobile app for services such as renewal of municipal licenses and construction permits

Friday, April 8, 2016

The software that predicts your life span

Researchers have started a project creating a software that -- among other things -- will be able to predict a person's life span.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

RICOWI Meets in Orlando, Board of Directors Elected

RICOWI held elections for the officers of the Board of Directors at the March 10, 2016 meeting in Orlando, Fla.

Fuel tanker explodes after car fire in Egypt

Videos doing the rounds on social media show the tanker flipped on its side, before a car near it catches fire, presumably due to a leak, triggering the tanker's explosion

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Mini Breach X

Jandrex LLC announced the launch of the Mini Breach X, a new and unique product for temporarily sealing roof membrane punctures, rips, and tears, and other breaches found during inspections, maintenance work, and new roof installs, and flagging these breaches for easy discovery by post-inspection repair workers.