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2014-05-08 20:23:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Industrial Waste Management Market by Services (Collection, Recycling, Incineration, Landfill) & Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Americas) - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019" to its store. DALLAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report estimates the industrial waste management market in terms of value. The global industrial waste management market is segmented based on their services which include collection, recycling,...

2014-05-08 12:24:10

Center will support BASF subsidiaries and affiliates in more than 20 countries in North, Central and South America FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF is establishing a new shared service center for finance in Montevideo, Uruguay. BASF Services Americas S.A. will provide finance services to BASF subsidiaries and affiliates in more than 20 countries in North, Central and South America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140221/MM69780LOGO It will allow BASF to...

2014-05-08 08:28:45

MDC Firms Bring Home Nine Awards, with Allison+Partners, kwittken + company, and Veritas All Earning Coveted Agency of the Year Honors NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA; TSX: MDZ.A) announced today that its partner public relations agencies earned top distinctions from The Holmes Report, with three MDC firms named in the elite Agency of the Year rankings. At the yearly SABRE Award ceremony on May 6(th), Allison+Partners, kwittken + company, and...

2014-05-07 20:23:56

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Wine Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guidehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/alcoholic_drinks/wine/wine_market_latin_america_2017_market_guide_1.htmlSynopsisCanadean's, "Wine Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Wine consumption in Latin America. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the market by...

2014-05-07 16:29:59

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Green Data Center Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/data/global_green_data_center_market.htmlAbout Green Data CentersA green data center facility is a data center facility designed to optimize the performance of every component and reduce environmental impact. Various advanced computing technologies and services are being implemented to optimize computing environments...

2014-05-07 16:27:41

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Artificial Lift Pumps Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/global_artificial_lift_pumps_market_2014_2018.html About Artificial Lift Pumps An artificial lift pump is a system installed in oil wells to increase the pressure within the reservoir and encourage oil to travel to the surface. When there is insufficient natural force inside the well to push...

2014-05-07 12:27:51

Let the Good Times Flow: Cars and Cigars, POUR, Hootenanny, Midsummer Night's Dream Cabaret and Sunset Views on the Remodeled Deck at AQUA SEATTLE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfection of summertime in the Pacific Northwest is almost upon us and El Gaucho Hospitality today announced a series of upcoming events for our guests to revel in all its glory. New patio remodel at AQUA opens this summer The spectacular view from Pier 70 showcases sailboats and sunsets on the Puget...

2014-05-06 12:30:00

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Objective Lens Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/objective_lens_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThis industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for objective lenses in different American countries. The package...

2014-05-06 12:29:15

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Digestive Health Food and Drinks Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/diet_health_foods/global_digestive_health_food_drinks_market_2014_2018.htmlAbout Digestive Health Food and Drinks Digestive health food and drinks are products that are primarily designed to ease the symptoms of an overburdened digestive tract. Digestive health food and drink products also help in the...

2014-05-06 12:29:12

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/hydraulic_turbine_water_wheel_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts.htmlThe industry data report package Hydraulic Turbine and Water Wheel Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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