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On January 12, 2010, at 4:53 p.m. local time, a moment magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck the Republic of Haiti. The epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km southwest of the capital, Port-au-Prince (U.S. Geological Survey 2010), close to the city of Léogâne.While Haiti has experienced repeated severe hurricane and tropical storm disasters in recent years, this earthquake dwarfed these earlier events.

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How to Build a Carport - The Home Depot

Whether using lumber or metal, a properly constructed carport can extend the life of your vehicle and even improve your home's resale value. This guide reviews how to build a carport by covering key steps in the process. Safety: Wear hearing and eye protection when using power tools and a dust mask when cutting lumber or mixing concrete.

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Concrete and Concrete Products - Occupational Safety and

Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world. Safety issues exist in all phases of concrete production, including the manufacture of portland cement and pre-cast concrete products, as well as during the use of concrete in construction.

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Why Choose BuildBlock Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs

Life Safety & Security. BuildBlock ICF walls are strong and solid. They will withstand more than 200mph winds by default. Strong reinforced concrete delivers safety in high-seismic zones, in coastal areas, performs well in flooding, carries a 4-hour fire rating, and creates a home that is resilient most anything mother nature can think of.

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15 of the Best Sustainable Materials for Building

Data also shows that 91% of the plastics produced every year are not recycled! Plastic takes 1000 years to decompose, so it is a prime candidate for recycling. One of the major uses of plastics is in the emerging market of sustainable construction materials. We are now able to create a type of plastic concrete.

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What Is Hempcrete | Hempcrete Blocks | Advantages

Hempcrete is basically a bio-based Construction material that is widely used to build, renovate, and restore various types of structures.Hempcrete has low density but it can be used for minor structural purposes.. Hempcrete is a carbon-negative material that consumes carbon which makes it an ecofriendly construction material.. Hempcrete is fully Recycled material which can be reused for making

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Construction waste and old tyres combined to create

The team at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, say this is the first time recycled rubble and rubber have been combined in a mix that meets road engineering safety standards. Designed to be used for base layers, the recycled blend is more flexible than standard materials, making roads less prone to cracking.

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Lightning Safety - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lightning can travel through plumbing. Avoid using electronic equipment of all types. Lightning can travel through electrical systems and radio and television reception systems. Avoid using corded phones. Corded phones are NOT safe to use during a thunderstorm. However, cordless or cellular phones are safe to use during a storm. Avoid concrete

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Different Types of Concrete And Their Uses

Roll compacted concrete can be found in roadworks, airport runways, car parks, pavements and industrial servicing. 18. Glass Concrete. Another, more modern form of concrete, glass concrete features the use of recycled glass. This form of concrete is used when aesthetic appeal is an important element in the design of the concrete.

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The Most Eco-Friendly Home Construction Materials | MOTHER

Using recycled materials, for example, always causes less environmental impact than using new materials. If you use a wood construction with new timber, you are essentially putting in an order for

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Lists of Black-owned companies in the Boston area

Long Bay Services, Inc. Long Bay Realty was one of Boston’s most prominent Black-owned real estate property holder and development firm. Unfortunately, KEN GUSCOTT, founder, died after being injured in a home fire, then family took over the firm he built. The Long Bay company bought and built buildings and apartment complexes and managed them.

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