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2014-04-28 23:05:28

Initial promises made during pre-launch stage of Cayman’s Special Economic Zone are now being fulfilled as businesses across the spectrum reap the benefits. More than 100 companies have set up in the zone and local vendors, both large and small, are feeling the positive impact of new customers. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Initial projections that the creation of the Cayman Enterprise City special economic zone would stimulate the local economy are...

2014-04-25 23:07:42

This report covers medical waste management market in major regions that include Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Americas, and Rest of the World (ROW).(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-waste-management-market-1256.html) (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The report "Medical Waste Management Market by Sector (Hospital & Pharmaceutical), Service (Collection, Transportation & Storage, Treatment, Disposal & Recycling), Treatment Technology (Mechanical, Thermal, Chemical,...

2014-04-24 23:05:51

Global contact center technology leader opens its users group conference series with flagship Americas event in Orlando. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in unified contact center technology solutions, hosted its 13th annual Select Noble Users Group (SNUG) Conference earlier this month in Orlando, Florida. Attendees from across the Americas, representing numerous industries including financial services, health care, consumer products,...

2014-04-24 12:26:40

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who know Honduras, one thing they understand very clearly is that it is a country of enviable beauty with a rich cultural and historical heritage, endowed with natural treasures unknown to many, unimaginable to most. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/77931 To have the best coral reefs in the whole Mesoamerican reef system, largest reef in the Americas and second largest in the world, to be the cradle of the...

2014-04-24 12:21:44

DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Conveyor Systems Market by Conveyor Types (Roller, Belt, Overhead, Pallet, Crescent & others), Industry (Automotive, Airport, Retail and Food & Beverage) and Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Americas & ROW): Industry Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the Conveyor Systems Market with the analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. Browse 103 market data tables and 54 figures...

2014-04-24 08:33:06

- Net Sales of $1.161 billion represent an increase of 2.0% reported over the prior year period (an increase of 3.2% constant currency) WARSAW, Ind., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. The Company reported first quarter net sales of $1.161 billion, an increase of 2.0% reported and an increase of 3.2% constant currency over the first quarter of 2013. Diluted earnings per...

2014-04-24 04:21:36

LONDON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bring the colour and spice of India to your home this Spring with the new homewares collection from Mahika. Featuring a range of eco-friendly, hand-woven baskets, Mahika's Spring/Summer 2014 pieces are perfect for storage or display around the home. Social enterprise Mahika works with non-profit organisation The M. Rm. Rm Cultural Foundation in Chettinad, Southern India, to source some of the finest traditional handmade pieces...

2014-04-23 23:13:05

The report forecasts revenue of the global well intervention services market and its various submarkets with respect to five main regions such as Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Middle East; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/well-intervention-market-1099.html. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The report "Well Intervention Market, By Service Types (Logging & Bottom Hole Survey, Tubing/Packer Failure & Repair, Stimulation, Artificial Lift, Others), Application...

2014-04-23 16:34:14

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Image Projector Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/consumer_electronics/audio_visual_equipment/image_projector_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.html This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for image...

2014-04-23 16:29:33

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Spectacle Frame and Mounting Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/spectacle_frame_mounting_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.html This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for spectacle frames and...


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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