Blog Category: News

BN Products sponsors the Rebar Calc

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Starting this month, BN Products-USA is sponsoring a web tool that can be used by you and your customers. BN Products has brought you the finest rebar and related construction tools for decades, and we are now the proud sponsor of a software tool to help you make professional grade estimates with the Rebar Calculator at vCalc.com. The Rebar Calculator estimates the length and weight of rebar in slabs and walls. The Rebar Calc is available over the Internet for free... Read More

You Might Not Be Sick After All:

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Imagine that you are living in South Florida and you decide to get tested for Zika. The test comes back positive. How likely is it that you actually have Zika? You may initially think that this is a simple question to answer; if you tested positive then you must have Zika. Right? However, as you think about it more, you realize that there is a possibility that there might be a false alarm. So you realize that it isn’t a certainty that you have the disease, and y... Read More

Zeinab Bandpey Wins vCalc Award for Excellence

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April 6, 2016 - vCalc, the Internet-based software company, based in Frederick, MD, that provides hundreds of unique calculators for people all over the world, is incredibly excited to announce that Zeinab Bandpey has received an Award for Excellence for her contributions to the site. Her custom calculator helps the people of Iran calculate the Holiday Award they receive each year from their employer. In Iran, all employees receive a Holiday Bonus on No-Rooz, which ... Read More

Buying a car after the Fed rate hike

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No doubt, there will be lots of articles that come out on the effect of the interest rate hike on the global economy. But for most people, the acts of Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve Board seem unrelated to the lives of the average person. The simple fact is that the Fed’s actions affect how the average person borrows money, and the trend of rising interest rates will hit the consumer.The most obvious effect of the interest rate hike is on Fed based consumer ... Read More

Hurricane Matthew and Sandbagging for Flood Protection

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Hurricane Matthew now looks like it's heading toward the U.S. East Coast. Furthermore, some of the East coast is already saturated in water from recent rains. This could be a serious flooding event. With the rains coming in only a few days, sandbagging in the next few days is probably the only feasible flooding prevention that can be done in so little time. Whether it's a few sandbags in your basement window-well or levee to keep the creek from flooding your yard,... Read More