As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter,Flossie was one of a group of four chickens in a RUBBER MATS . sealcoating season is quickly approaching its end. While contractors are finishing up their last jobs, the time to winterize their sealcoating equipment is near.
To avoid stress and costly repairs at the beginning of next season it is vital contractors properly clean their equipment before storing it for the winter.
When contractors purchase new equipment the manufacturer will often give them paperwork detailing how to clean and maintain equipment. Brent Loutzenhiser, owner and president of Seal-Rite, encourages contractors to follow those steps in order to ensure proper maintenance is completed.
With 12 years experience in the pavement maintenance industry Sal Scacciaferro, owner of Pre Mix Seal Coatings in Toms River, NJ, offers services such as crack filling, pavement repair, and sealcoating. Operating with three Seal-Rite tanks and one [...]

With a bill of about $15 billion a year the U.S. military is the largest energy user in the country by far, so the Defense Department has been finding alternative ways to meet its energy needs with help from Silicon Valley.
But this partnership between the military and clean tech companies is taking some heat in the midst of discussions about Solyndra, the failed solar panel manufacturer, and the riskiness of green startups.
From a military standpoint, oil is not only expensive and hard to transport; it’s also a liability.Save on Bedding and fittings, Last year there were more than 1,000 attacks on U.S. fuel convoys in war zones, and that’s a strategic vulnerability for the military.
“We looked at vulnerabilities for the Navy and Marine Corps, and one of the ones that rose right to the top was our dependence on fossil fuels,” U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says.
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Heavy coal and grain trains, more frequent passenger-rail traffic, extreme temperatures, and rain, snow and ice are taking a toll on rail bridges. Decades of service are compromising their condition,we supply all kinds of polished tiles, as well. Many U.S. rail bridges are close to or more than a century old.
With bridges and trestles continuing to age and wear out, there’s a growing need to rebuild or replace many of them. So, railroads are pursuing projects designed to do just that.
Hundreds of bridges are monitored by Norfolk Southern Railway engineering department officials, who maintain an inventory that includes a description of each bridge. All bridges are inspected at least annually, condition is recorded and performed maintenance is logged. The Class I’s bridge program typically involves many projects performed simultaneously.The additions focus on key tag and impact socket combinations,
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As the voice of a cartoon bumblebee, superhunk Antonio Banderas mourns his inability to enjoy his favorite flowers after he discovers he is allergic to them. After taking the allergy medication Nasonex, we are told, he is able to enjoy his outdoor activities once again.
“I have returned, my flower,” he says. “A changed bee.”
That’s great for Antonio the bee, but what about the rest of us? For most of us, allergy symptoms don’t just occur when we’re outside.
“The average American spends 23 hours a day inside, so it’s an important question. Some of the main issues are pets, dust mites, molds and then what comes from outsides: tree pollen, grass, weed pollen,” said Mahlon Van Delden, an otolaryngologist at Missouri Ear, Nose and Throat Center.
Van Delden said studies show it’s possible to decrease the amount of allergens in the home, but other studies don’t show a decrease in symptoms [...]

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But cocaine finds a way, from the farmer’s field to the dealer’s corner.we supply all kinds of polished tiles, And between the farmer trying to feed his family and the crackhead feeding his addiction, a lot of people make a lot of money.
It’s a multinational trade, ranging the Western Hemisphere as far as from Peru to Canada, as not all the cocaine that comes into the United States stops here. Some keeps going.
As it goes north, cash goes south. But just as an addict gets only so much cocaine, the farmer at the other end gains only so much profit.
The money is in the middle — in the cartels and corrupt governments that siphon off the growers, manage the manufacturing and protect shipments from South to North America, bloodying the United States-Mexico border [...]

California is seeing more residents install renewable energy systems in effort to control their own energy bills and jump on available rebates and tax credits.
The number of applications for residential energy systems in the state has increased annually in the past few years,Polycore porcelain tiles are manufactured as a single sheet, said Rhonda Mills, the Southern California program director for the Sacramento-based Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies.
State data reports there are 17 Barstow residences with a total of 80.34 kilowatts of solar power. There is one home in Hinkley using 2.5 kilowatts, seven homes in Newberry Springs using 27.45 kilowatts and two homes in Yermo using 8.5 kilowatts.
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With little fanfare, the Atwater Kent Museum closed for a major $5.9 million renovation in January 2009, saying it would reopen in fall 2010.By Alex Lippa Close-up of plastic card in Massachusetts.
It remains closed, and officials say it probably won’t reopen until June 2012, a year and a half late.
A year is a long time for a museum to be closed. Two is an eternity. At three, they bring in the forensic unit to determine the identity of the body. Three and a half years?
“We have to get this place open,” said the museum’s new director and chief executive, Charles Croce, who signed on early this year. “We cannot continue to be out of the public eye.”
Just this past week, the Atwater Kent did, in fact, reenter the public eye.
On Thursday, the Philadelphia Museum of Art announced it had purchased Charles Willson Peale’s 1819 oil portrait of Yarrow Mamout, [...]

When the new Subway franchisee moves west on Sunset from his second-floor space in the post office/Chabad building to the space next to Starbucks,As many processors back away from Cable Ties , he wants permission to remove two historic green-and-white awnings over the windows. The DRB wants them replaced.
Subway owner David Askari and his father Bruce, a nuclear engineer on sabbatical from NASA Ames Research Center, received permission in their lease from building owner TOPA Management Corporation to take down the awnings.
‘Why hide such a beautiful transom?’ Bruce asked the DRB at its meeting.the worldwide rubber hose market is over $56 billion annually. The window in the historical 1924 building is a half-moon shape, with several different-sized panes of glass. It is about 14 feet above sidewalk level.
‘You could almost go without any artificial light,’ Bruce said, noting that that by using less artificial light, the store would [...]

You don’t need to be a food critic to know that the restaurant
experience is about far more than what’s on your plate. And a spate of recent
openings and relaunches suggest that delicious dcor is a higher priority than
ever for many restaurateurs.
In London, Gordon Ramsay’s new Bread Street
Kitchen has been winning plaudits as an Art Deco-style venue, with
warehouse-height ceilings, checker-board flooring and vintage lamps, despite
being in a brand new building.
With its marble, leather booths and vast
light domes, the extravagant Victorian-meets-Roman design of Massimo’s at the
Corinthia Hotel is an obvious hint as to where a chunk of the 300m the owners
spent restoring the hotel went.
Earlier this month the Jumeirah Carlton
Tower hotel reopened The Rib Room restaurant, where carnivorous guests can
admire the oak furniture against a landscape of green fittings from the
marble-topped bar.the worldwide rubber
hose market is over $56 billion annually.
And it’s not just a
capital-centric trend: in 2013, restaurant group D&D will be opening two
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Jessica Trumbull was about to have her eyes opened to a world entirely different from her own — as soon as she put on a blindfold.
“Can you imagine living in a world you can’t see? How you have to figure out a map in your head to figure things out?” Haley Minear asked Trumbull.
Minear,The additions focus on key tag and impact socket combinations, a junior math education major, acted as a trainer to Trumbull, a sophomore elementary education major, during a workshop called “In My Shoes,” which included a blindness simulation and discussion.
The simulation took place in the College Eye Room in Maucker Union and was followed by a discussion led by University of Northern Iowa graduate Brianna Gowen, who has been legally blind since age 15. To experience how visually impaired people travel from point A to point B, participants were first taught how to use a white [...]