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2014-08-22 12:28:24

MarketOptimizer.org adds "Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average Price and Market Size Forecasts to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Synchrophasors in Smart Grid in Key Countries, Update 2014 - Market Volume, Average Price and Market Size Forecasts to 2020", which provides in-depth analysis of the synchrophasor market at country level. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/138830) Scope The global...

2014-08-22 08:22:15

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the photovoltaic panel identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. The photovoltaic (solar) panel has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this photovoltaic panel complies with any safety requirements. Name of Product: AstralENERGY 250W...

2014-08-22 08:21:32

A key milestone in SNC-Lavalin's ongoing transformation into a global Tier-1 engineering and construction company MONTREAL, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of Kentz Corporation Limited, a global company with 15,500 employees operating in 36 countries. Kentz provides industry-leading engineering, construction management and technical support services to clients in the oil and gas sector....

2014-08-21 23:11:02

New book introduces seven simple steps to happiness, long-lasting change. Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Are you tired of being unhappy? In a society filled with ongoing negativity and tragedy, author Gaia Shawna Morrissette reveals seven ways to make happiness your default. Her new book “Stop! Drop! & Wiggle!” shares her journey of self-discovery in a candid, entertaining and thought-provoking approach while guiding readers through better understanding themselves by...

2014-08-21 23:09:14

The North American interventional cardiology devices market study covers the surgical and diagnostic devices market for angioplasty, aneurysm repair, and deep vein thrombosis procedures (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-interventional-cardiology-peripheral-vascular-devices-market-138691746.html). (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The "North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty Balloon (Plain/Old, Cutting),...

2014-08-21 20:20:58

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TSXV Trading Symbol: SWE CALGARY, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - SilverWillow Energy Corporation (TSXV:SWE) has filed its second quarter financial statements and management's discussion and analysis for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The second quarter financial statements and management's discussion and analysis are available for viewing on our website at www.swenergy.ca and on SEDAR at...

2014-08-21 16:20:46

New opportunities for economic development and job creation PICKERING, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Member of Parliament for Ajax--Pickering, met today with community groups, regional and municipal leaders and business stakeholders to demonstrate her commitment to an open dialogue on the future uses of the Pickering Lands. Last year, the government announced a...

2014-08-21 12:34:00

New Member Benefit partnership offers Members deals on awesome new threads for guys TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Virgin Mobile Members are stylish and tapped into the most fashionable trends around. Virgin Mobile's Member Benefits keep Members hooked up with the latest styles for less. Starting today, Virgin Mobile Canada is excited (in a manly way) to announce a new partnership with men's clothing retailer JACK & JONES. This brand new brotherhood with JACK & JONES gives Virgin...

2014-08-21 12:31:39

55,000% Revenue Growth Driven by Boom in Energy Sector "Crew Camps" ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Asset Management ("Reliant"), a leading specialty rental company providing premier modular space solutions to customers in growing industry sectors, today announced it has been ranked number 3 on the Inc. 5000 - Inc.'s annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. - achieving revenue growth of more than 55,000% over the last three years....

2014-08-21 12:29:50

New labels will help improve food safety for Canadians OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) to help consumers know when they are buying MTB products and how to cook them. Starting today, all MTB products sold in Canada must be clearly labelled as "mechanically tenderized," and include instructions for safe cooking. The new labels will emphasize the importance of cooking MTB to a minimum...


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Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

HTT Plethore
2014-06-18 07:12:24

The HTT Plethore is developed and produced by HTT Automobile in Quebec, Canada. It is Canadian’s first supercar with its prototype being showcased at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show under the name “Locus Plethore.” The Plethore debuted on February 16, 2011 on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den. It was pitched as Canada’s first supercar and the company was asking for a $1.5M investment. W. Brett Wilson and Robert Herjavec offered a partnership of $1 million, $500,000 in loans and...

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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