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2012-02-10 08:00:00

Reichel & Drews today announced the acquisition of Reiser Technologies, a leading German supplier of automated production systems used for manufacturing modified bitumen waterproofing membranes. Itasca, Illinois (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 With this acquisition of the Reiser brand, existing owners of Reiser machinery can be confident of receiving continued support and service for their Reiser machinery. In addition, RDI customers will now have a broad choice of modified bitumen membrane...

2011-12-13 22:53:58

A new chemical technique for depositing a non-crystalline form of silicon into the long, ultra-thin pores of optical fibers has been developed by an international team of scientists in the United States and the United Kingdom. The technique, which is the first of its kind to use high-pressure chemistry for making well-developed films and wires of this particular kind of silicon semiconductor, will help scientists to make more-efficient and more-flexible optical fibers. The findings, by an...

2011-10-17 22:00:23

An amorphous diamond — one that lacks the crystalline structure of diamond, but is every bit as hard — has been created by a Stanford-led team of researchers. But what good is an amorphous diamond? "Sometimes amorphous forms of a material can have advantages over crystalline forms," said Yu Lin, a Stanford graduate student involved in the research. The biggest drawback with using diamond for purposes other than jewelry is that even though it is the hardest material known,...

2011-08-11 11:30:00

XI'AN, China, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment", OTCBB: CPQQ), a manufacturer of highly efficiency and energy saving amorphous alloy transformer cores and amorphous core transformers in China, today announced that it will hold its second quarter 2011 financial results conference call at 8:30 am ET on Tuesday August 16, 2011. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results on August 15, 2011. To attend the call, please...

2011-08-05 12:05:00

In the news release, Asphalt Fuels Coming Heat Domes, issued 01-Aug-2011 by Emerald Cities USA Ltd. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the contact information, the phone number is incorrect. The phone number should read "480-221-5012" rather than "408-221-5012" as originally issued inadvertently. Please also note the addition of a URL in the last sentence of the release: www.emeraldcoolpavements.com . The complete, corrected release follows: Asphalt Fuels Coming Heat...

2011-08-02 19:01:00

XI'AN, China, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment", OTCQB: CPQQ), a manufacturer of highly efficiency and energy saving amorphous alloy transformer cores and amorphous core transformers in China,today announced that the Company has retained MZ-HCI as its investor relations advisor. MZ-HCI will assist China Power Equipment with communicating its corporate, financial and investor developments to shareholders worldwide, while...


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