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2012-02-01 11:00:00

Trusted Leader in Diamond Tool Products Plans to Hire 7 new employees as a Result of Recent Growth and Sizable Tax Break New Haven, IN (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Continental Diamond´s success in 2011 has paved the way for expansion in 2012 as manufacturing demands have increased. The company will need approximately 15,000 additional square feet in order to meet the demand and supply volume of diamond tool products. Senior Vice President Ray Viggiano estimates that the physical...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

Scott Anderson to personally deliver the prize in time for Christmas Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Union Diamond (http://www.UnionDiamond.com), a leading online diamond jeweler, announced today the name of the winner in the âœMy Perfect Unionâ $40,000 platinum and diamond engagement ring giveaway open to members of the military. The website (http://www.myperfectunion.uniondiamond.com) started accepting submissions on September 26th with the six...

2011-12-01 08:00:00

My Diamond Obsession launched with a passion for diamonds and a goal of revolutionizing the way consumers shop for diamond jewelry. Too many customers leave jewelry stores feeling overwhelmed, confused, and intimidated. My Diamond Obsession was founded with the idea that shopping for diamonds should be a fun, interactive, and exhilarating experience. (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 MyDiamondObsession.com is an interactive website for diamond enthusiasts to research, learn, discover, and shop...

2011-11-23 11:00:00

Diamond tool leader Continental Diamond believes in two simple keys to success: Itâs only as good as the tools like diamond grinding wheels it provides. And itâs only as good as the people it hires to provide them New Haven, Indiana (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Diamond tool leader Continental Diamond believes in two simple keys to success: Itâs only as good as the tools like diamond grinding wheels it provides. And itâs only as good as the...

2011-10-25 13:21:58

In the latest issue of Elsevier´s Materials Today, researchers from Spain and Belgium reported on the innovative use of carbon nanotubes to create mechanical components for use in a new generation of micro-machines. While the electronics industry has excelled in miniaturizing components, with individual elements approaching the nanoscale (or a billionth of a meter), reducing the size of mechanical systems has proved much more challenging. One of the difficulties of shrinking...


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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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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