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2014-09-10 08:23:51

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced that it has received the necessary approval from the Kern County Board of Supervisors to construct a new rail facility at the Bakersfield refinery and to make modifications to the refinery that will allow it to process light crude. The permit allows Alon to construct a double rail loop capable of receiving two unit trains per day of crude. Alon expects to provide information on the cost...

2014-09-10 08:23:30

TSX-V: CSTOutstanding shares: 100,494,626 QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2 )Solutions Inc. ( the "Corporation") (TSX-V:CST), the leader in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced it has been granted U.S. Patent No. 8,722,391 entitled Process for CO(2) capture using Carbonates and Biocatalysts with Absorption of CO(2) and Desorption of Ion-rich Solution. The patent adds even more depth to CO(2) Solutions' already-extensive U.S. patent...

2014-09-10 08:23:18

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today that the European Commission has approved its previously announced acquisition of the Performance Additives and Titanium Dioxide (TiO(2)) businesses of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. The Commission approval is subject to the divestiture of Huntsman's business associated with a product known as TR52 mainly sold into inks applications. This divestiture represents approximately 30 kilotons of...

too much sodium
2014-09-10 06:52:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new issue of their Vital Signs report aimed at offering recent data and calls to action on important health issues. The biggest headline this month is a troubling report that approximately 9 out of 10 US children aged 6–18 eat more sodium than recommended. This increased intake puts the children at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease later in life....

2014-09-10 04:20:34

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four attorneys from Burleson LLP's Houston location will present a two-day seminar on crucial elements of midstream oil and gas contracts of interest to non-lawyers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The event, which will be held on Sept. 15 and 16 at the Hotel ICON in Houston, will highlight strategies for avoiding legal risks and critical insights for negotiating and creating clear, workable agreements. Sessions will cover a...

2014-09-10 00:21:04

BACARDI rum pushes music festival boundaries to create epic music adventure CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three superstar artists, three genres, three action-packed nights; one untameable experience. BACARDI® rum today unleashes BACARDI Triangle, an event that will see 1,862 invited guests and competition winners take on one of the world's most mysterious forces of nature in a three-day, music travel adventure, Halloween weekend - October 30 to November 2,...

2014-09-09 23:14:33

AIM Solder announces the company’s participation at the annual SMTA International Technical Conference & Expo, held Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, 2014 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Along with exhibiting their full line of solder assembly materials in booth #413 during the expo, AIM experts will be presenting several papers throughout the Technical Conference on three prevalent topics in the electronics industry. Cranston, Rhode Island (PRWEB) September 09,...

2014-09-09 23:11:40

Pioneers of Chemical Vapor Deposition Diamond Technology Continue to Innovate Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Crystallume, the company that pioneered the development and application of Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) diamond coating technology will showcase its latest innovations at this year’s IMTS 2014, the International Manufacturing Technology Show. Crystallume dominates the industry with over 25 patents awarded. A sampling of Crystallume’s new products follows. This...

2014-09-09 23:08:24

Market Size - $21.1 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.6%, Market Trends – Increasing market penetration of bio-based butadiene. View Full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/butadiene-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The global market for 1,3 butadiene is expected to reach USD 33.01 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for tires (both OEM and replacement) on account of an...

2014-09-09 23:07:12

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Antibacterial Drugs Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 An antibacterial drug can be broadly defined as any drug/medicine that inhibits bacterial growth or destroys bacteria in the body. Bacterial infections can often have far reaching health effects on a patient and they show different symptoms based on which...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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