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2014-04-08 12:27:01

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Milk Fat and Oil Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and ForecastsThe industry report package Milk Fat and Oil Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for milk fats and oils in Americas. The package includes country...

2014-04-07 23:25:37

ONE CONNXT Strikes Sales Alliances in North and South America Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Dave Almstead, CEO of fast-growing ONE CONNXT, announced today that ONE CONNXT is unveiling a new strategy for the Americas during NAB. ONE CONNXT has enjoyed major triumphs abroad recently, including transport for Japan’s J2 soccer league from Tokyo to Singapore for worldwide distribution, the SAFF Championship in Nepal and 24x7 transcontinental transport of Real Madrid TV to Bangkok,...

2014-04-07 16:21:34

AKRON, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Net income from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 was $6.5 million, or $0.22 per diluted share; adjusted net income from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, excluding certain items, was $11.3 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, a 39% improvement over the prior-year quarter -- Company raises full-year fiscal 2014 adjusted net income guidance to a...

2014-04-07 16:20:28

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Marc Rosenmayr has been appointed CEO for HELLA Electronics in North and South America and Steve Lietaert has been named president of the HELLA Corporate Center USA, Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DE99961-a Rosenmayr previously was vice president of program management for the electronics group in the Americas, while Lietaert had been vice president of sales and marketing at HELLA's corporate center in Plymouth....

2014-04-07 12:28:18

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Electrostatic Precipitator Market 2014-2018TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Electrostatic Precipitator market to grow at a CAGR of 9.42 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in government policies to reduce the emissions associated with coal-fired power generation. The Global Electrostatic Precipitator market...

2014-04-07 12:22:35

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Adaptive Cruise Control Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Adaptive Cruise Control market to grow at a CAGR of 15.8 percent over the period 2014-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased adoption by tourist vehicles. The Global Adaptive Cruise Control market has also been witnessing the increased emphasis on price...

2014-04-06 23:00:32

Global Artificial Lift Pumps Market 2014-2018 a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 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 the oil to the surface, artificial lift pumps are used to pump out the oil. Globally, more than 70 percent of oil wells have lost the...

2014-04-05 20:20:04

PANAMA CITY, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panama's Metro/Subway will open today, becoming the first Subway in Panama and Central America. Odebrecht was the leader responsible for the construction of Metro Line One of Panama, which has 13.7 kilometers, of which 7.5 would be underground, 4.9 elevated and 1.5 higher in trenches. "Our challenge was to not only meet the timelines, but to have the adequate manpower for this kind of project because it was the first time a Metro was being...

2014-04-04 23:36:58

Full and partial beachfront villa ownership options available starting at $129,000. Retire or relocate to the beautiful white sandy beached of Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica and enjoy La Pura Vida! Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Palms Costa Rica is offering interested vacation home buyers two great options that can have them living the "Pura Vida" directly on the beaches of Playa Flamingo. The luxury vacation villa home property aims to provide all the...

2014-04-04 12:26:09

2013 / 2014 Ad Campaign Applauded by Miami's Industry Leaders DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism and its U.S and Hispanic marketing agency, BVKMeka, are thrilled to announce that they received four Silver ADDY® Awards at the Miami Chapter of the American Advertising Federation's (AAF) annual ADDY® Awards. "Our 2013 / 2014 'Has It' campaign strategically highlights our popular tourism destinations of Puerto Plata, La Romana, Samana,...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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