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2014-07-23 08:37:02

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online sports lottery, Bodog [http://www.bodog32.cn ], say they expect the world record price for an item of Chinese porcelain to be broken BEFORE the end of 2014. The sports lottery have unveiled odds after a tiny porcelain cup, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, fetched $36m (GBP21.5m) at recent auction in Hong Kong. FCBodog.com suggest odds of 4-6 that figure will be broken BEFORE January 31, 2014 or you can get 11-10 that...

2014-07-19 23:02:49

The V2102 debuts as one of the largest porcelain models offered. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 MR Direct is proud to introduce yet another addition to its porcelain collection of vessel-style bathroom sinks – the V2102. Its sweeping curves, lustrous finish, and low profile make it appear to be a work of art, rather than a simple bowl. As viewed from above, the V2102 features an oval shape, but its side-view reveals that, on both sides, its rim slowly and smoothly dips in the middle...

2014-07-10 23:10:05

The American Ceramic Society pledges $1 million matching seed grant to promote careers in ceramic and glass industries. Westerville, OH (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The American Ceramic Society today announced the appointment of Marcus J. Fish to the new position of development director for the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF). A new initiative of ACerS, the CGIF mission is to ensure that the global ceramic and glass industry is able to attract and train the highest quality talent...

2014-07-09 12:22:27

BALLERUP, Denmark, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LIQT) ("LiqTech") is pleased to announce that the company received a $200,000 SiC membrane order from a European customer to be delivered this year. The membranes will be installed at a German power plant to remove heavy metals from a flue gas cleaning process. LiqTech and the end-user have developed a solution around the SiC membranes that reduces the environmental impact from coal and biomass...

2014-07-09 08:30:02

ALBANY, New York, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Polyester Fiber Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/210304 ] (Solid And Hollow) For Carpet & Rugs, Nonwoven Fabrics, Fiberfill And Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), when used in the form of fibers and filaments,...

2014-06-30 16:22:22

FREDERICK, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) today announced that it has received approval from the Town of Fairchild, WI to begin development of a new, three million ton-per-year frac sand mine and plant. The proposed state-of-the-art facility, which will be served by the Union Pacific Railroad, is anticipated to become operational by the fourth quarter of 2015. Bryan Shinn, president and chief executive officer of U.S. Silica said, "We had...

2014-06-25 23:09:34

Market Size - $1.63 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 16.1%, Market Trends – Increasing demand in Asia Pacific to stimulate growth - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/silicon-carbide-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The global market for silicon carbide is expected to reach USD 4.49 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Positive outlook on steel...

2014-06-25 08:24:03

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82mmxw/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global And Chinese Precipitated Silica Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global And Chinese Precipitated Silica Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global Precipitated Silica industry with a focus on the Chinese situation....

2014-06-24 08:23:59

FREDERICK, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) said today that its Industrial and Specialty Products business is increasing prices for the majority of its non-contracted ground and fine ground silica sand products used primarily in paints, coatings, elastomers, chemical, building products and other applications, an average of approximately ten percent. The increases are effective with shipments after July 15(th), 2014 or as contracts allow. The...

2014-06-19 23:05:45

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Precipitated Silica Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Precipitated Silica Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Precipitated Silica market. The report provides basic Precipitated Silica information, including Precipitated Silica definition, classification, application, and industry...


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2005-05-26 09:42:14

Kaolinite is a mineral with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. It is a layered silicate mineral, with one tetrahedral sheet linked through oxygen molecules to one octahedral sheet of alumina octahedra. It is also known as china clay and kaolin (高嶺土 in pinyin: gao1 ling3 tu3), named after Gaoling ("High Hill"), Jingde Town, Jiangxi, China. It is a soft, earthy, usually white mineral (dioctahedral phyllosilicate clay), produced by the chemical weathering of feldspar. In...

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