Permeable Pavement Reduces Storm-Water Runoff

Storm-water runoff from roofs, sidewalks, roads, parking lots and other impervious surfaces is a major source of water pollution today. In fact, an estimated 70% of all water pollution is caused by storm-water runoff. Storm-water runoff occurs when water from rainstorms, snow-melt, or over-watering hits an impervious surface such as an asphalt road. The water…

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Bridges of Japan

We sometimes forget that Japan is a nation of islands. In Japan, they have taken bridge building to another level, connecting islands and this island nation providing an infrastructure second to none. Many of Japan’s most well known bridges connect Shikoku Island to Honshu Island. Ohnaruto Bridge is part of the Kobe-Awaji -Naurto expressway. Complete in 1985, it…

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What is a Scissor Lift?

A scissor lift is equipment used for lifting persons or objects to the required height. This type of lift moves only vertically. It is extensively used in manufacturing and construction industry where it is common for people to work in hard to reach spaces. It is also used for doing maintenance work of high-rise buildings.…

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Benefits of Using Vibration Plate

Benefits of Vibration Plate Machine The latest craze vibration training used by celebrities like Madonna is the next big thing in weight loss and all over body toning. Thanks to the Russian Space Program scientists experimented with vibration exercise therapy and have transformed the way we workout today. The Vibration Plate offers a total body…

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Pellet Stoves

Some people are surprised to find that are quite a few different kinds of pellet stoves. They come in many different brands such as Vulcan, Lancaster, Bixby, Glow Boy, Harman, Ashley and Breckwell. No matter which brand you decide to go for you might be helped by a general information on pellet stoves and how…

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