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2014-05-05 12:30:42

OTTAWA, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Building Trades Unions are hosting their annual Conference May 5-7th, 2014 in Gatineau, QC. More than 400 leaders from the construction industry, labour organizations, and the purchasers of construction services from across Canada and the United States will be in attendance. The following speakers will address the conference on Tuesday, May 6th between 9am and 12:45pm: Sean McGarvey, President, Building and Construction Trades Department,...

2014-04-28 08:34:40

CARLSTADT, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Limited (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of cast resin transformers, today announced that it plans to release its first quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 following the market close. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 15, 2014, to review its first quarter 2014 financial results, key market initiatives and business...

2014-04-28 08:27:02

FAIRFIELD, Conn., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TVEyes Inc. a U.S.-based international broadcast media monitor, has moved in and officially opened in its new headquarters building in Fairfield, Conn. The building was acquired by the firm in 2013 and extensively renovated as a purpose-built high-tech facility to support its accelerating growth in U.S. and international markets. "We're pleased to have found a perfect location to site our new U.S. headquarters right here in...

2014-04-25 16:21:24

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiled Babson in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges." In the guide's profile on Babson, The Princeton Review stated that "Babson considers sustainability not only desirable but an...

2014-04-21 23:10:13

Eleven Graduate and Undergraduate students in the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Washington, supprted by Professor Bill Erdly, shared their most recent work on their project to develop tools for vision problems that can be efficiently used by educators. Helen Spencer, Yakima-area Americorps director, and Katie Johnson, author of Red Flags for Primary Teachers, were their guests and audience for this progress report. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Four graduate...

2014-04-10 16:20:39

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), North America's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, today announced it has acquired 29.45 percent ownership of Sitio 0, a greenfield export terminal at Necochea, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Other terminal owners are South American grain companies E-Grain, Alejandro Nari, Alea and Lartirigoyen. The export terminal is expected to be operational...

2014-04-07 08:23:48

These forward-thinking hospitals are ahead of the curve when it comes to reducing their carbon footprints HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released article reveals many of the greatest achievements in environmentally friendly construction in the health industry. The article celebrates the 30 most environmentally friendly hospitals in the world. Each hospital was selected based on criteria including certifications from environmental bodies, recycling efforts, green...

2014-04-05 23:03:19

The deadline to enter automotive expert and car-talk host Bobby Likis’ “Chill Out & Gas Up” Car Clinic sweepstakes is Wednesday, April 9. Prizes include a $500 gas card from Likis; a $250 VISA card from the Renewable Fuels Association; a Passport Max radar/laser detector from ESCORT Radar; and a lambskin leather jacket from Royal Purple. (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 The deadline to enter automotive expert and car-talk host Bobby Likis’ “Chill Out & Gas Up” Car Clinic...

2014-04-02 08:21:35

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of the Gazprom Neft aviation fuel business, has acquired 50% of Omsk Refueling Complex (Central) LLC from JSC Omsk Airport. This is Gazpromneft-Aero's fifth asset in Russia's Siberian region. The company already refuels aircraft at its own refueling complexes in Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo and Krasnoyarsk [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en/about/structure ]. (Logo:...

2014-03-31 23:25:57

Winston-Salem-based Inmar today hosted a Grand Opening celebration at its new Team Support Center and Headquarters in downtown Winston-Salem. During the celebration, which included an appearance by the Winston-Salem State University band, Inmar Chairman and CEO David Mounts and leaders from the Innovation Quarter announced a collaborative effort with neighboring Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Division of Public Health Sciences (PHS). Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014...


Latest 2nd millennium Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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