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2014-04-15 12:24:15

- Pre-Production Capital Costs $230M, down 40% - - High Operating Margin Maintained; 30.8% after-tax IRR - TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Aldridge Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture: AGM) ("Aldridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce results of its optimization study (the "Optimization Study") for Aldridge's 100% owned Yenipazar polymetallic VMS deposit in central Turkey. The Optimization Study is an update of the Feasibility Study and provides revisions to key design and...

2014-04-15 12:23:55

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it will increase prices for all of its stainless steel products, effective with shipments on May 4, 2014. For the following products, the increase will be achieved through a discount reduction of two percentage points. -- Commodity sheet and strip -- Pipe and tube sheet and strip -- Specialty sheet and strip For all other stainless steel products, including automotive exhaust sheet and...

2014-04-15 12:23:52

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: France Oil and Gas Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View:Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster and the 2012 presidential elections, Frenchdependence on nuclear energy has been under the spotlight and has been set to be diluted in favour ofrenewables. President Hollande has restated a goal of reducing nuclear generation from 75% to 50% of theelectricity mix....

2014-04-15 12:23:33

Affordable, Cleaner Fuel Helps Motorists Reduce Emissions, Save Money LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today unveiled its newly company-branded, public-access natural gas vehicle (NGV) refueling station in Los Angeles County. Located at the company's operating base at 44416 Division St. in the city of Lancaster, the retail station is open 24 hours a day and features a fast-fill dispenser to serve individual and fleet owners of NGVs,...

2014-04-15 12:23:29

NYSE - AGTSX - FRFrankfurt - FMV VANCOUVER, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the "Company") (TSX - FR, NYSE - AG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a US$30 million forward sale contract with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) on a portion of the Company's future lead production. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise. The Company executed this forward sale contract for 15,911.3 metric tonnes (MT) of...

2014-04-15 12:23:24

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) recently implemented its integrated oxy-fuel combustion system for Oriental Silicas Corporation (OSC) in Taiwan, the first water glass producer in Asia to adopt this innovative combustion technology. The system helps OSC improve product quality, reduce emissions, and increase productivity in its water glass (sodium silicate) lumps production process. The integrated oxy-fuel combustion system includes the...

2014-04-15 12:23:12

DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report the "Nucleic Acid Isolation and Purification Market by Technology (Column based, Reagent based, Magnetic bead based), Consumables & Instruments, Application (Plasmid DNA isolation, MIRNA isolation, Total RNA isolation), & End users - Global Forecasts to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global nucleic acid isolation and purification market over the forecast period of 2013 to 2018....

2014-04-15 12:21:47

Special Algorithm Coupled with Commercial X-ray Scanners May Enable Detection of Small Amounts of Fissile Materials in Luggage WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) the greatest danger to nuclear security comes from terrorists acquiring sufficient quantities of plutonium or highly enriched uranium (HEU) to construct a crude nuclear explosive device. The IAEA also notes that most cases of illicit nuclear...

2014-04-15 10:20:55

Why do environmental pollutants accumulate in the cold polar regions? This may not only be due to the fact that many substances are less volatile at low temperatures, as has been long suspected, but also to their extremely slow natural degradation. Although persistent environmental pollutants have been and continue to be released worldwide, the Arctic and Antarctic regions are significantly more contaminated than elsewhere. The marine animals living there have some of the highest levels of...

2014-04-15 08:35:40

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vjcpd3/global_graphene) has announced the addition of the "Global Graphene Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Graphene market to grow at a CAGR of 60.4 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for graphene due to its...


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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...

2014-01-12 00:00:00

Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita is a species of roundworm that is classified within the Nematoda phylum. This species is found in soils where slug species from the Limacidae, Arionidae, and Milacidae families are located, with one common host being Deroceras reticulatum. The worm can be located in soil by using real-time PCR testing methods, a test that also distinguishes it from its similar relative, Phasmarhabditis neopapillosa. The life cycle of Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita begins in...

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