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2010-11-18 07:18:00

LONDON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus today announces settlement of its legal dispute with foreign exchange and commodity broker Tradition Financial Services (TFS). Argus brought proceedings against TFS in the High Court last year, alleging copyright infringement and breach of contract in respect of various Argus publications. TFS has agreed to a court order under which it undertakes not to infringe Argus' copyright in relation to the...

2010-11-03 09:19:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Health Systems, Inc., a leading transparent pharmacy benefits administrator, today announced the release of its Automated Prior Authorization services. This innovative suite of solutions and software is designed specifically to enable health plans to improve quality and operating efficiencies during the prior authorization process. Automation expedites accurate and consistent results for patients needing prior authorization for medical...

2010-10-20 11:21:00

LONDON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- German utility RWE and US-based commodity management firm Gavilon have concluded the first physical supply contract to be priced against Argus' European industrial wood pellet index. The one-year supply deal was brokered by Geneva-based Starsupply Commodity Brokers. The pellets will be delivered on a cost, insurance and freight (cif) basis to Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA). Supply will start in the fourth quarter of 2011 and will be priced against the...

2010-10-06 05:12:00

LONDON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has expanded its coverage of the biomass market with the launch of a weekly price index for industrial wood chips delivered to northwest Europe. Argus is also launching forward price assessments for wood chips up to 2012. The launch comes in response to growing demand for an independent price reference for wood chips, which are expected to become one of the main fuels for new biomass-fired power generation capacity...

2010-09-01 18:52:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) expects to issue all proposed rules to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by Thanksgiving, CFTC general counsel Dan Berkovitz said today. And rulemakings with timeframes shorter than 360 days could be issued as soon as this month, Berkovitz said at the Argus Oil Market Regulation Summit 2010 in Houston today. "There is virtually, under this timetable that we have under...

2010-08-19 17:00:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- (Argus) -- International energy pricing agency Argus today launched daily volume-weighted average price indexes for two leading Canadian crude streams: Western Canadian Select (WCS) and Syncrude (SYN). Argus will publish these indexes daily, plus a cumulative volume-weighted average for each grade. The indexes will appear in the daily Argus Crude and Argus Americas Crude publications. The final cumulative indexes for crude oil injected in...

2010-07-21 10:57:00

LONDON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus welcomes clarification in the financial reform act that innocent mistakes in communicating with price reporting agencies will not breach anti-market manipulation regulations. Participants in spot energy and commodity markets had voiced fears that an anti-market manipulation clause contained within the bill could deter companies from sharing price and transactional information with price-reporting agencies. But the...

2010-05-27 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Rail Business, a specialist business publication covering the freight rail industry published by Argus Media, has named the Austin Western Railroad, Capitol Aggregates and Capital Metro Transit Authority as the first-place winners of its prestigious Win-Win award. For the first time, Argus is presenting additional awards to two more strong partnerships. The second-place award will go to PSL North America and CSX while the third-place award will go...

2010-05-26 02:09:00

SINGAPORE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus launched assessments for European Group 3 base oil prices on 21 May. These are the first price assessments in the world for spot Group 3 base oils -- the key ingredient for high-end engine lubricants. Surging motor fuel prices in recent years and concern about the environmental and health impact of vehicle emissions have led to increasingly stringent fuel efficiency and vehicle emissions standards throughout the...

2010-05-12 03:09:00

LONDON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus has launched the widest current range of global coking coal benchmarks in response to the market's recent move away from the traditional annual contract system. Coking coal benchmarks for Chinese imports and domestic sales, India, Australia, Japan and the US are now available on a daily basis in Argus Coal Daily International. This series of coking coal benchmarks is the most extensive available to the international...


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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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