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2014-08-29 16:21:46

HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: ICD), announced today that it has closed today the issuance of 1,500,000 shares of common stock at $11.00 per share pursuant to the full exercise of the option to purchase additional shares of common stock granted to the underwriters in connection with ICD's recent initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares. ICD's initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of common stock closed on August 13,...

2014-08-29 16:21:45

CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - ArPetrol Ltd. ("ArPetrol" or the "Company") (TSXV: RPT) is pleased to provide the voting results from its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on August 27, 2014. Shareholders approved the following proposals: (1) the election Abdel Badwi, Jeffrey Boyce, Claudio Ghersinich, Jason James and Timothy Thomas as the directors of the Corporation; (2) the appointment of Deloitte LLP as the auditors of the Corporation; and (3) the annual approval of...

2014-08-29 16:21:32

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pp3gqw/global_protective) has announced the addition of the "Global Protective Coatings Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pp3gqw/global_protective ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Protective Coatings Industry Report 2014 is a professional and...

2014-08-29 16:21:31

CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN) said today that the company is not aware of any specific factors, other than information previously disclosed in its public filings, news releases or statements, which would result in the levels of trading activity and change in the share price recorded today. In its most recent announcement August 27, Ivanhoe Energy confirmed its intention to fully participate in a new services contract presently under...

2014-08-29 16:21:29

CALGARY, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") announces that it has closed the sale of its 40% interest in the Dover oil sands project to Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited ("Phoenix"), a wholly owned subsidiary of PetroChina International Investment Limited, for net proceeds of $1,184 million. At closing, Athabasca received a cash payment of $600 million, in addition to three interest bearing promissory notes (the "Promissory...

2014-08-29 16:20:55

LISLE, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that its Board of Directors approved an amendment to its Tax Asset Protection Plan that extends the expiration of the plan to November 3, 2014. The Tax Asset Protection Plan was adopted in June 2014 to protect the long-term value of Navistar's substantial net operating losses and was set to expire on September 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a...

2014-08-29 16:20:43

DUBLIN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 3PL is the outsourcing of logistics and distribution activities by companies to logistics solution providers known as 3PL providers. A 3PL provider is a company to which shippers (customers that transport goods using 3PL services) outsource a part or all the supply chain...

2014-08-29 12:27:10

ReportsnReports.com offers "Telecom IT Services Market by Solutions(CRM, Mobile Commerce, Enterprise Mobility, Network Management, Supply Chain Management, OSS BSS and Others), & by Deployment - Global Forecast to 2019" global research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Telecom IT Services market is setting an optimistic market trend. It is one of the most effective and efficient solution to cater the increasing demand for more efficient and...

2014-08-29 12:26:54

shopgoodwill.com®, Goodwill's Premiere E-Commerce Platform, Celebrates Milestone ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's favorite online thrift store -- and the nation's first nonprofit online auction site -- is celebrating its 15(th) anniversary, proving that Goodwill® is not only a leader in job placement but also an innovative social enterprise through its use of e-commerce and sustainability. The site has auctioned off an array of art, antiques, musical...

2014-08-29 12:25:51

Scam artists selling fashion rip-offs are on the rise, but these three tips from Hi-Tech Printing & Labeling, Inc., will help retailers keep authentic designer products on their shelves LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the fashion industry is becoming more diverse in terms of its clientele, it is still largely dominated by women. That's why a recent study from the popular European social site for resale of designer fashion, Vestiairecollective.com, is so worrying for...


Latest Business Reference Libraries

The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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2010-10-26 18:29:03

A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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