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2014-06-03 23:04:07

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Board Portals Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 A board portal is a secure online tool for an organization to provide a secure, easy way to produce board materials and provide them to board members and enable them to review and interact via iPad and browser. The board portals have evolved from only being a luxury item sought by directors to become an essential...

2014-06-03 08:41:50

IBS Customers Gain Access to Deep Experience of Mesa Consultants, Realize Full Benefits of IBS ERP Platform SOLNA, Sweden, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Business Systems (IBS), a global leading integrated ERP and supply chain provider, today announced an exclusive partnership with Flower Mound, Texas-based The Mesa Group to meet the demands for IBS Enterprise deployments in the Americas and help customers realize business success faster....

2014-06-02 23:09:31

Transparency Market Research published the new report "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market: Global Market Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast 2012 - 2017" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/magnetic-resonance-imaging-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The MRI market is segmented into Open MRI and Closed MRI based on structure. On the basis of field strength MRI is categorized into High-Field, Mid-Field and...

2014-06-02 23:02:17

Market Publishers Ltd and ERC signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports prepared by ERC. London, UK (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and ERC signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports prepared by ERC. In her comments on the recent partnership...

2014-05-31 00:20:10

CHARLOTTETOWN, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Toronto Star and Globe and Mail each won five awards while Michèle Ouimet of La Presse won two individual honours Friday as the National Newspaper Awards were handed out for the 65th time. Ouimet won in the Columns category and shared top spot with La Presse colleague Agnès Gruda in the International category. Ouimet has now won six NNAs in her career, one shy of the record seven won previously by Serge Chapleau of La Presse, Stephanie Nolen...

2014-05-30 23:02:01

RingVoz offers a new service with unlimited talk time in its new Guatemala plan: ALO Guate Unlimited. It is designed for new and existing customers who want to talk and who want to receive unlimited calls from their loved ones in Guatemala, saving them money compared to paying by the minute. Miramar, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 RingVoz, a leading provider of telecommunications services that offers domestic and international long distance calls that help connect residents and corporate clients...

2014-05-30 16:22:34

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that Ecopetrol and labor unions filed the Collective Labor Agreement claim in the Ministry of Labor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090209/ARM001LOGO This action stems from the June 30, 2014 expiration of the Collective Labor Agreement, signed in 2009 and in effect for five-years, which benefits Ecopetrol's direct employees. As prescribed by law, the parties to the...

2014-05-29 23:15:36

A new white paper published by Chicopee-Americas reports that testing proves Chix®SC Sanitizer Compatible Foodservice Towels outperform cotton and paper towels by 200%. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A new white paper proves that ChixSC Sanitizer Compatible Foodservice Towels repeatedly outperformed cotton and paper towels by 200 percent. The results of third-party tests conducted in partnership with a national restaurant chain have been published by Chicopee, a PGI company, in...

2014-05-29 12:21:06

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Industrial Automation Services Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/software/global_industrial_automation_services_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Industrial Automation Services market to grow at a CAGR of 10.06 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to optimize...

2014-05-29 08:34:05

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Power Line Communication Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/manufacturing/global_power_line_communication_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Power Line Communication market to grow at a CAGR of 19.5 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing connection with...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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