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2011-08-16 22:15:00

BEIJING, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Deer Jet Co., Ltd held an awarding ceremony at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on August 16, 2011, to celebrate the airline attaining the ARGUS Platinum Rating. Deer Jet is the first and only Chinese business jet operator to simultaneously receive the ARGUS Platinum Rating and complete the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) registration audit, representing a milestone in China's business aviation industry....

2011-08-05 11:56:00

WILLOWBROOK, Ill., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Midtronics, Inc. today announced a victory in its patent infringement case against Aurora Performance Products LLC, et al., (Argus Analyzers and BP Power). The decision upholds Midtronics' rights as the inventor of industry-leading technology in battery diagnostics. Following a bench trial and extensive post-trial briefing, Senior United States District Judge Milton I. Shadur issued his findings and opinion Wednesday, which he calls "a...

2011-08-04 04:03:00

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy price reporting service Argus is extending its coverage of electricity markets to include Turkey from today. The expansion comes in response to growing demand for unbiased and independent information on wholesale prices, regulation and market developments in Turkey as investment in power generation and involvement in spot trading gather pace in the country's liberalising energy sector. Rising electricity demand in Turkey is being...

2011-07-15 09:36:00

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has launched coal price assessments for US Gulf coast exports at New Orleans and US east coast exports at Hampton Roads. With these assessments, Argus now publishes coal prices for all major Atlantic basin coal markets and adds to its industry leading selection of US and international coal price information. The US east coast, or fob Hampton Roads, assessments join Argus' successful metallurgical coal...

2011-07-13 14:00:00

LONDON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first paper swap for rapeseed methyl ester (RME) has traded against the Argus Renewable Energy Directive (RED)-compliant physical biodiesel price series. Total bought the October swap from another oil major at a $550/t premium to Ice gasoil futures through brokerage TFS. The swap will be settled against a new assessment that Argus will introduce on 3 October. Argus will introduce additional Rotterdam barge assessments for physical RME, FAME zero,...

2011-07-12 20:00:00

SINGAPORE, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In just three years, China has moved from being a major regional coal exporter to being a significant coal importer. This change, driven by soaring Chinese demand for coal-fired power, requires new approaches for pricing thermal coal imports by China. Argus, the leading independent global coal price reporting agency, launched the first major cfr south China assessment for thermal coal in March. With the support of large producers and buyers of...

2011-06-09 06:17:00

LONDON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy price reporting agency Argus today announced the acquisition of FMB Consultants Ltd (FMB), a provider of price reporting and market intelligence to the fertilizer and chemical industries. FMB is a leader in the provision of timely and accurate intelligence on the world fertilizer market. FMB's reports monitor global trade and pricing for nitrogen, phosphate, sulphur, potash and ammonia. Founded in 1982, FMB publishes 100 price...

2011-06-06 09:26:00

SINGAPORE, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has launched assessments for northeast Asian and Indian Group 3 base oil prices. With these assessments, Argus now publishes Group 3 prices for all the key global markets. The new assessments follow Argus' launch of European Group 3 base oil prices in May 2010 and US Group 3 prices in January 2011. The global price coverage coincides with surging demand for high-quality base oil feedstock in the US and...

2011-05-25 09:07:00

HOUSTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy reporting agency Argus has named the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company (CRANDIC) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) the winners of its Win-Win Award. The two companies received their award today at the North American Rail Shippers Association conference in San Francisco, California, in front of almost 300 railroad representatives and their customers. This is the second time the Iowa shortline has won the award. The annual...


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2012-06-14 10:46:20

Symbol: SATY2 Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   SAPLT2 Salix planifolia Pursh ssp. tyrrellii (Raup) Argus Distribution: SalixtyrrelliiRaup distribution:CAN(AB, NU, SK) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 10:46:55

Symbol: SAROD Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SADO8 Salix dodgeana Rydb.   SADOS Salix dodgeana Rydb. var. subrariflora (L. Kelso) L. Kelso   SAROD2 Salix rotundifolia Trautv. var. dodgeana (Rydb.) A.E. Murray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, WY Classification:...

2012-06-14 10:47:00

Symbol: SAREG Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Distribution: SalixreticulataL. ssp.glabellicarpaArgus distribution:USA(AK),CAN(BC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 10:47:25

Symbol: SAOVG Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N Synonyms:   SAGL9 Salix glacialis Andersson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 10:47:26

Symbol: SAOVA Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SAAR15 Salix arctolitoralis Hultén Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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