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2014-07-15 08:22:09

BATON ROUGE, La., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced that the company expects to report second quarter 2014 earnings in the range of $86 million to $88 million, or $1.08 to $1.11 per share, excluding discontinued operations, special and non-operating pension and OPEB items, compared to $79.2 million, or $0.94 per share, excluding discontinued operations, for the second quarter of 2013....

2014-07-15 08:21:58

Combination Will Have Leading Positions Across Four High-Growth, High-Margin Businesses BATON ROUGE, La. and PRINCETON, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Albemarle will acquire all outstanding shares of Rockwood in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $6.2 billion. This combination reflects both companies' commitment to...

oatmeal keeps you full
2014-06-11 03:30:08

Pollock Communications Study finds that 150 calories of instant oatmeal provides greater satiety than equal calories of ready-to-eat oat cereal New research published in the Nutrition Journal reveals that calorie-for-calorie, even a serving of instant oatmeal is more filling than a ready-to-eat (RTE), oat-based cereal. Researchers found that eating a bowl of instant oatmeal for breakfast is more satiating and helps to manage hunger better than the same amount of calories from a leading...

2014-06-03 23:06:58

The Louisiana Capital City to Enhance Its Methods of Collecting Tree and Address Data NORCROSS, Ga. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces that the City of Baton Rouge, La., is implementing Mobile MapWorks to help enhance the process for tracking trees on public property, as well as cataloging address data for use in emergencies, public notifications and collecting taxes. Mobile MapWorks is a downloadable iOS and Android app for viewing, editing and updating field asset...

2014-05-15 08:23:58

BATON ROUGE, La., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, will discuss its strategy to drive growth, maximize profitability and increase shareholder value at its 2014 Investor Day conference today at 1:30 p.m. central time in Houston, Texas. The event will be hosted by over 40 Albemarle leaders from around the world and will be webcast live at...

2014-04-16 16:23:31

BATON ROUGE, La., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell certain assets to SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions. Included in the transaction are Albemarle's antioxidants and FDA-regulated ibuprofen and propofol businesses and assets, with manufacturing...

2014-04-10 12:26:32

Co-Founder Kurt Ainsworth Announced as New CEO BATON ROUGE, La., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marucci Sports announced today that Duck Commander's Willie Robertson will join its Board of Directors. As part of the board expansion, Marucci added several other new directors, as well as announced Kurt Ainsworth as the new CEO of Marucci Sports as part of a long-planned succession. Former CEO, Brett Stohlton, will remain an advisor to Ainsworth and the Board....

2014-03-25 23:32:23

Baton Rouge-based auto accident law firm Simien & Simien encourages individuals who have been injured and families who have lost loved ones in accidents involving one of GM’s recalled models to seek complimentary legal advice from an attorney to determine whether they may be eligible to pursue damages. BATON ROUGE, La. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Baton Rouge law firm Simien & Simien is investigating the General Motors recall involving 3.1 million vehicles in the United States. The...

2014-03-13 08:27:18

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC, Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, announced today that the 2014 MISS USA(®) Competition will air LIVE from Baton Rouge, Louisiana on NBC Sunday, June 8 (8-11 p.m. ET) from The Baton Rouge River Center. "Since the inception of its Film Commission in 2007, the city of Baton Rouge has quickly become a filming destination for the entertainment industry," says Trump. "There has been an astounding...

2014-02-12 23:26:54

Baton Rouge, LA is auctioning over 325 items to the public, including automobiles, heavy equipment, tools, furniture, computers, electronics, jewelry and more. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 In a massive online government auction that begins on February 14th and ends on February 28th, The City of Baton Rouge, LA is auctioning over 325 items to the public, including automobiles, heavy equipment, tools, furniture, computers, electronics, jewelry and more, for additional non-tax...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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