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2010-07-28 07:00:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, July 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited (Nasdaq: CHOP) ("China Gerui," or the "Company"), a leading niche and high value-added steel processing company that utilizes advanced technology to produce specialty steel products in China, today provided an update on its production capacity expansion plan. As previously announced, by December 2011, the Company plans to double its existing production capacity to 500,000 tons per...

2010-05-19 14:46:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents have filed a lawsuit, against Honeywell International of New Jersey and PPG Industries of Pennsylvania for dumping and failing to clean up cancer-causing hexavalent chromium waste in their neighborhoods. The class action lawsuit was filed May 17, in New Jersey State Court, Hudson County. It is the first major class action lawsuit seeking wide-spread relief for residents and property owners in the wake of a federal study showing elevated...

2010-05-06 10:57:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NXXI), the developer and marketer of nutritional ingredients for the dietary supplement, functional food and beverage markets announced today the publication of results of a human clinical study showing that its Chromax® chromium picolinate improved memory function in elderly adults with early memory decline. The double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study was conducted by...

2010-04-21 14:12:00

SEATTLE, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Earth Day 2010, WI Environmental LLC a U.S. environmental company announces it is the first and only company to date to achieve and surpass the Chinese National Standard for remediation of hexavalent chromium. WI Environmental's trademarked chemical XR-88 renders inert heavy metals including lead, zinc, nickel and arsenic and others. It's estimated over 10 million metric tons exist in China and it's believed India has the same problem....

2010-04-20 13:07:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A logistics environmental team with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., won the FY 2009 Secretary of the Army award for environmental excellence in weapon system acquisition. The AMCOM G-4 Environmental Team provided support to more than 30 weapon system product managers and was critically involved in more than 20 Army System Acquisition Review Council reviews. For the last two years, the G-4...

2010-04-19 05:18:00

HOUSTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is enforcing strict regulations regarding worker exposure to hexavalent chromium in several industries. Hexavalent chromium, a volatized and oxidized form of chromium, has been identified as a carcinogen. OSHA has subsequently established stringent regulations for workers who are potentially exposed to it in the general, construction, shipyard, and marine terminal industries. The health hazards...

2010-04-12 11:44:00

PENNINGTON, N.J., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WCD Capital Partners, LLC announced today a Strategic Alliance with ChemPro Systems, LLC to design and construct a fixed facility utilizing the ChemPro technology to address the hexavalent chromium challenges in the Northeast. Many properties throughout the Northeast are contaminated with hexavalent chromium, a byproduct of manufacturing over the last 150 years. Removal of hexavalent chromium contaminated soil has proved to be costly,...

2010-03-09 07:25:26

Study finds elevated levels of cobalt and chromium in offspring of patients with metal-on-metal hip implants Hip replacement patients with metal-on-metal (MoM) implants (both the socket and hip ball are metal) pass metal ions to their infants during pregnancy, according to a new study presented today at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Data showed there is a correlation between cobalt and chromium levels in the mother and those in her infant at...

2010-03-04 23:01:00

LATROBE, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Latrobe Specialty Steel announced it would increase prices by three to eight percent on all tool steels grades, air melt stainless steels, remelted alloys and nickel based superalloys. The price increase will be effective immediately on all new inquiries and with all new orders received beginning March 22, 2010. Raw material surcharges will remain in effect. "This price increase will enable Latrobe Specialty Steel to recover the increasing...

2010-02-25 15:20:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ordering rolls of cold rolled steel, hot rolled steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel and aluminum needed for punching out a million parts has always been a relatively easy task. Although plenty of competitive resources are available to fill orders for large volumes of various metals, finding a custom metal alloy source for the same type of metal to make a handful of parts or to complete a custom job has always been more of a challenge. "Meeting...


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2013-02-16 09:42:00

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser that was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and fully released on December 11, 2008 as a standalone. As of November 2012, usage share is 35 percent worldwide. A mobile version for Android was released on November 28, 2012. When Google first thought of developing a web browser, chairman Eric Schmidt opposed, but after hiring several developers from Mozilla who built and demonstrated Chrome, he changed his mind....

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'