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2014-01-06 16:22:57

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Oil & Gas Refinery MRO Services Market Maintenance Services Gain Importance Amid Surging Global Demand for Refined FuelsRefinery maintenance is often overlooked due to high costs, shutdown time and the resultant loss of production. The growing global demand of processed fuels has increased the significance of refinery maintenance unprecedentedly. This research service deals...

2014-01-06 08:21:14

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) has scheduled a conference call for investors and analysts on Wednesday January 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. (Bogotá and Toronto time) and 12:00 p.m. (Rio de Janeiro time) to discuss the Company's 2014 Outlook and Guidance. Participants will include Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer, José Francisco Arata, President, and select members of the senior management. The Company...

2014-01-05 23:02:22

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "Global Ceramic Coating market to grow at a CAGR of 7.24 percent over the period 2013-2018". Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 Global Ceramic Coating market to grow at a CAGR of 7.24 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in ceramic coating of automotive components. The Global Ceramic Coating market has also been witnessing the increasing...

2014-01-05 23:00:54

Global 3D Imaging Market 2014-2018 report says market will grow at a CAGR of 26.53% to 2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for 3D technologies. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 3D imaging has gained momentum in recent years because of the benefits it offers, such as better viewing experience and natural quality. The majority of industries are using 3D imaging to meet the requirements of today's business and consumer needs. The...

2014-01-04 23:23:06

A team of International real estate professionals team up to bring the largest sustainable community living project to Costa Rica. The location is Quepos, the most visited town in Costa Rica and the development team, marketing team and property tour team have joined forces to create an incredible project for the North American market. Quepos, Costa Rica (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 A group of experts in international real estate has teamed up to build the largest sustainable community...

2014-01-04 23:22:32

Global Ceramic Coating Market 2014-2018 report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Ceramic Coating market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 The Global Ceramic Coating market is witnessing increasing use of plasma-sprayed ceramic coating, especially coating for semiconductor and LCD equipment. The size of...

2014-01-04 23:22:02

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "Global Waterjet Machine market to grow at a CAGR of 9.30 percent over the period 2013-2018". Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Global Waterjet Machine market to grow at a CAGR of 9.30 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need for machining materials of any kind. The Global Waterjet Machine market has also been witnessing an increasing entry...

2014-01-03 16:23:38

Worldwide sales increase for ninth straight month; Americas continue to lead growth WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.24 billion for the month of November 2013, an increase of 6.8 percent over November 2012 when sales were $25.51 billion and an uptick of 0.6 percent over the...

2014-01-03 16:20:44

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently Air Turks & Caicos unveiled its new name-change to InterCaribbean Airways. We are now pleased to announce new schedule air service connecting Providenciales to San Juan and additional flights to Kingston Jamaica, Santo Domingo and Cap Haitien. Now traveling interCaribbean Airways is convenient, affordable and available to business and leisure travelers with the introduction of these new routes....

2014-01-03 16:20:40

New Non Stop Flights to Puerto Plata, Samana and Providenciales. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After Air Turks & Caicos recently unveiled its new name-change to InterCaribbean Airways - We are pleased to announce new air service schedules connecting San Juan to Puerto Plata and Samana in the Dominican Republic, and for the first time a flight connection between San Juan and Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands. With onward connections, now 1...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

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...

Christopher Columbus
2013-10-15 10:27:55

Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator, explorer, and colonizer that was born in 1451. He is best known for his explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, under the authority of the Catholic Monarchs in Spain, which resulted in the discovery of America and the settlement of the island of Hispaniola. This is thought to be the beginning of Spanish settlement in the New World. Although he was the first European to explore the Americas, he was not the first person to explore the area and he...

Caribbean Sea
2013-04-18 12:52:52

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean that is located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It’s bordered by Mexico and Central America towards the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and towards the south by South America. The whole area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and neighboring coasts, are together known as the Caribbean. The sea is one of the largest seas and has an area of...

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