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2014-09-25 12:31:33

The Global Poverty Project will help bring access to sanitation and education to millions of people NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to alleviate poverty worldwide, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and the Caterpillar Foundation are making a $2.5 million investment in The Global Poverty Project (GPP). The investment will support growing the Global Citizen grassroots movement around the world to end extreme poverty by 2030. "When we can put people on the...

2014-08-19 20:23:19

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Annual Strategy Dossier - 2014 - World%s 10 Leading Construction Equipment Manufacturers - Key Strategies, Plans, SWOT, Trends & Strategic Outlook - Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, CNH, Hitachi, John Deere, Sandvik, Terex, Kubota,...

2014-08-08 08:27:31

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Earthmoving Equipment Market in Saudi Arabia 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Earth Moving Equipment Rental market in Saudi Arabia is growing at a rapid rate. Construction companies are now focusing more on renting the equipment rather than buying it, as the chances of the equipment being idle when there is no business is moderate. Moreover,...

2014-08-07 12:30:31

Unreserved auction in Reno, Nevada features three 2012 Caterpillar 785D rock trucks; Tuscaloosa, Alabama auction features seven Caterpillar D11T crawler tractors LINCOLN, NE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, has a number of upcoming auctions featuring late model mining equipment, including unreserved public auctions this month in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (August 20) and Reno, Nevada (August 22) and...

2014-08-05 00:20:14

Foundation's focus on corporate social innovation helps put people on the path to prosperity WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caterpillar Foundation, supported by Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), continues working to alleviate poverty worldwide, including on the African continent, through a series of investments. Since 2010 alone, corporate social innovation has driven the Caterpillar Foundation to invest $30 million in African programs that address access to clean water,...

2014-07-25 23:05:41

Brooklyn's Reactive wins first-ever Digital Campaign of the Year at industry’s top honors for indie and small agencies with less than 150 employees. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 San Francisco's MUH-TAY-ZIK|HOF-FER last night was named Small Agency of the Year at the 2014 Ad Age Small Agency Awards, the premier honors saluting outstanding work created by independent shops with 150 or fewer employees. The Small Agency Awards were launched six years ago by Ad Age, the leading...

2014-07-14 23:09:26

With the Promotion of Key Strategic Sales and Product Support Personnel San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Hawthorne Cat, the leading Caterpillar dealer in San Diego and the Pacific region, is proud to announce the promotions of David Dean to Director of Sales and Paul Kessel to General Service and Product Support Sales Manager. Dean has been with Hawthorne Cat since 1996. He has more than 40 years sales experience in the construction industry. Dean most recently served as San Diego...

Plants Respond To Leaf Vibrations Caused By Chewing Caterpillars
2014-07-02 03:34:36

[ Watch The Video: Plants Respond To Leaf Vibrations Caused By Insects’ Chewing ] University of Missouri-Columbia Previous studies have suggested that plant growth can be influenced by sound and that plants respond to wind and touch. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri, in a collaboration that brings together audio and chemical analysis, have determined that plants respond to the sounds that caterpillars make when eating plants and that the plants respond with more...

2014-06-24 04:22:05

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global organisations continue to adopt e-Invoicing to achieve world-class Procure to Pay Tungsten Network [http://www.tungsten-network.com ], the global e-Invoicing network built on OB10, has been selected by Caterpillar, the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives, to provide an e-Invoicing programme to its suppliers...

2014-05-29 23:02:02

SAE International’s Collegiate Design Series will host the third of its three regional competitions – Baja SAE® Illinois – June 4-7 at Caterpillar Edwards Demonstration and Learning Center in Peoria, Ill. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 SAE International’s Collegiate Design Series will host the third of its three regional competitions – Baja SAE® Illinois – June 4-7 at Caterpillar Edwards Demonstration and Learning Center in Peoria, Ill. Baja SAE’s goal is to...


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2009-04-28 21:01:20

The Argema mittrei, more commonly known as the Comet or Moon Moth, is an endangered species. It is a native of Madagascar and that is the only place where one can observe them in the wild. This large silk moth can be bred in captivity and is one of the world's largest moths. Males have an average wing span of nearly 8 inches and a tail span of almost 6 inches. The lifespan of an adult moth is only 4-5 days and they are capable of reproduction from day 1. Their cocoons are uniquely...

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2008-08-06 17:51:14

The Giant Leopard Moth (Hypercompe scribonia), also known as the Eyed Tiger Moth, is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It is distributed throughout the southern and eastern United States from New England to Mexico. This species has a wingspan of 3 inches. The wings are bright white with a pattern of neat black blotches, some hollow and some solid. The abdomen is dark blue with orange markings. The male has a narrow yellow line on the sides. Its legs have black and white bands. Adult moths...

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2005-09-09 09:12:45

A caterpillar is the larval form of a lepidopteran (a member of the insect order comprising butterflies and moths). Caterpillars are characterized by their long segmented bodies and many sets of "legs". They eat voracious leaf eaters and grow rapidly, During growth the caterpillar will shed its skin four to five times before pupating into its adult form. Caterpillars have six true legs (being hexapods) on the thorax, up to four pairs of prolegs on the middle segments of the abdomen, and...

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2005-09-09 07:48:01

The Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a small butterfly in the family Lycaenidae common throughout Europe. It is often found in meadows or open, hilly areas. Its wingspan is 3 to 3.5 cm. The wings or the male are iridescent blue with a white fringe. The female is usually brown with orange spots on the outer edges of the wing. In some areas the females have a blue coloration to the wings. The undersides of both sexes have a pattern of white, black and orange spots. The caterpillar is...

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2005-09-08 12:27:59

PHOTO CAPTION: Elachista rufocinerea (Photo taken by Keith Edkins) The Elachistidae are a family of Lepidoptera (moths). Their larvae have a wide variety of habits including leaf tiers, seed borers, and leaf or stem miners. The Emperor Gum Moth (Opodiphthera eucalypti) is a species native to Australia, and can be easily found in all the states except for Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania. Eggs The eggs are laid on a leaf either singly or several in a row usually on...

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cacodemon
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