Kya deLongchamps has warmed to the potential of plastic and covers everything you need to know if you’re planning to install a new deck.IF ANYONE had asked me last week about composite decking, I would, without hesitation, have bounded to my environmental concerns.How and ever — today, spattered lightly in walnut-shaded deck reviver with a splinter in my undercarriage and the solid beginnings of a middle-aged back, my green deck ideals are slightly underwater.That said, it’s been about seven years since I tripped the boards, brush in hand. Wood decking has been good to us. We replaced the original wrap around of 18 years, six months ago, and every single pressure-treated board (all perfect structurally) went into the garden of a neighbour in a chicken house, a log store and to clad several raised vegetables beds. Quite properly, none was burned. Only that we left the new deck to green up just too long — a couple of lashes of oil and it would have been … [Read more...] about All aboard for the delights of composite decking
News / World by Press Association 04/06/2018, 9:55 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter US stocks have risen for the second consecutive day with technology companies, retailers and household goods companies in the lead. Indexes of technology companies and smaller, more US-focused companies both hit all-time highs. Major technology companies including Google’s parent company Alphabet made big gains, while Apple rose as it previewed new features and software updates at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Microsoft edged higher after it said it will buy the coder platform GitHub, while new privacy concerns weighed on shares of Facebook. Retailers including Target, Walmart and Under Armour rallied, as did Amazon. Energy companies fell as the price of oil continued to slide. After an up and down week last week, the S&P 500 index, a market benchmark used by many index funds, is on its first winning streak in … [Read more...] about Technology gains drive Nasdaq composite to all-time high
0 Comments Liverpool Composite XI: how do the 2005 and 2018 sides match up? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Liverpool face Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday looking to emulate the Reds side that famously triumphed in 2005. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/european/liverpool-composite-xi-how-do-the-2005-and-2018-sides-match-up-36941953.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/article36937255.ece/dee40/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_71af482b-96f9-40e2-8805-ea5aea7ba97a_1 Email Liverpool face Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday looking to emulate the Reds side that famously triumphed in 2005. Here, we look at how a combined XI made up of players from both sides could look ahead of the final. Goalkeeper: Jerzy Dudek (2005)Liverpool have had problems in goal this season and, although Loris Karius has improved since taking over from Simon Mignolet permanently in January, Istanbul penalty shoot-out hero Dudek gets the nod as keeper. … [Read more...] about Liverpool Composite XI: how do the 2005 and 2018 sides match up?
An investigation, carried out by several major German media and published by the Zeit newspaper, revealed that over 20 years ago, the German federal intelligence service Bundesnachrichtendienst had managed to obtain a sample of the poison from a defector recruited by the intelligence. The outlet emphasized that the decision-makers in this operation confirmed this information. The sample was reportedly transported to a laboratory in Sweden for analysis. However, the intelligence service and the German army were only provided with the chemical composition of the substance subsequently. The Swedish government was unable to comment on the information, the publication added. © AP Photo / Andrew Matthews/PACzech President Doubts Lawmakers' Conclusion Country Never Produced Nerve AgentsGermany subsequently shared the characteristics of the substance with its NATO allies, the investigation revealed. Some … [Read more...] about German Intelligence Knew ‘Novichok’ Nerve Agent Composition in 1990s – Reports
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 12 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a resolution approving the composition of the intergovernmental Turkmen-Kazakh commission on economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation from the Turkmen side. The document was signed in order to further develop the partnership between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, expand bilateral trade, economic, scientific, technical and cultural ties. In early May, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov at a meeting in Ashgabat with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev discussed issues of cooperation in the Caspian Sea. Ashgabat and Astana are discussing the prospects of trade and economic partnership, the development of the legal framework, cooperation in the gas sphere, in the field of agriculture, in the development of cross-border mineral deposits, and in the field of transport, the environment and fisheries. … [Read more...] about Turkmenistan approves composition of joint intergovernmental commission with Kazakhstan