Below are listed U.S. patents issued to Montana inventors Jan. 28 through Feb. 11. For assistance in patent filing, call Billings patent attorney Antoinette M. Tease at 406-294-9000.
The following business licenses were issued Feb. 1 through Feb. 28, 2014. The information is collected by the city of Billings.
Concrete is almost as old as time. The Ancient Romans are known for their ingenuity and engineering masterpieces using concrete. In fact, the Roman Architectural Revolution allowed for visionary designs in terms of both structural complexity and dimension because the Romans were no longer re…
Beverly Hill Boulevard homeowner Lori Anderson shows the sidewalk panels near her house that have been marked for repairs.
Infuse your front porch with springy hues of lime and tangerine.
It’s time to set the record straight about Montana’s fly ash. It’s time to tell Montanans the truth about how fly ash helps maintain our transportation and construction infrastructure for longer periods of time and at lower costs to taxpayers. It is a safe material and makes concrete stronge…
We’re all very well acquainted with concrete in the sidewalk/driveway context, but fabricators are breaking ground with new, versatile – even beautiful – ways to make use of yesterday’s gray construction material.
McGregor Design’s owner James McGregor stands next to a kitchen counter he created in Red Lodge.
McGregor Design’s James McGregor shows a bathroom counter he created in Red Lodge. His company creates high-performance concrete surfaces, specializing in counter tops, bar tops, backsplashes, integrated and on-counter vessel sinks.
James Barbour of Quality Foundation of Montana works on a concrete pad for a new home being built on Lacey Road in Lockwood on Thursday. The high that day was 64 degrees, a record.
Robert Ramirez of Quality Foundation of Montana works on the concrete pad for a new home being built on Lacey Road in Lockwood on Thursday. QFM crews have been able to work through much of the last few weeks because of the unseasonably warm weather.
HELENA - The Ash Grove Cement Co. says it plans to furlough workers at its manufacturing plant in Montana City for a third straight winter because of poor economic conditions that continue to affect the industry.
Among the members of the home design family, sidewalks don't have much of a voice.
In a way, MaCon Supply Inc.'s new 30,000-square-foot warehouse and corporate headquarters at 2730 Gabel Road is a monument to the concrete industry.
MaCon Supply Inc.'s new 30,000-square-foot warehouse will accommodate the business' continued growth.
Thomas Moffet, president, Preston Moffet and Blake Moffet, operations manager, are the three generations of the Moffet family running MaCon Supply Inc. in their new building at 2730 Gabel Road.
The warehouse at MaCon Supply Inc. was designed to save energy and conserve other resources.