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2010-10-12 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) is pleased to announce the addition of a new high-quality, value-added product to our lineup of construction steels that supports "green" building design and practices, positively impacting these projects' environmental sustainability. ACRYLUME CF(TM) Coated Sheet, a new coated flat-rolled steel that has a chromium-free clear polymer coating, continues to provide all of the quality and performance attributes...

2010-09-22 19:53:34

Supplement linked to decreased protein in the urine of diabetic mice Taking chromium picolinate may help lessen inflammation associated with diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease), say researchers at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. In a study comparing diabetic mice treated with chromium picolinate with those that received placebo, the researchers found that mice who received the supplement had lower levels of albuminuria (protein in the urine), an indication of kidney disease. The...

2010-09-08 12:35:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a unique shopping experience to Orange County consumers, Industrial Metal Supply Co. (www.industrialmetalsupply.com) -- a full-line metals service center -- is launching a new walk-in center in Irvine, with an interior design and operational flow created specifically to accommodate small-purchase customers and to make the buying process a pleasant experience. This flagship store represents IMS's commitment to "metal made easy," encompassing...

2010-09-02 15:07:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- WI Environmental, the heavy metals remediation expert based on Whidbey Island, Wash., today announced an agreement with South Africa's African Alternative Technologies, granting the company exclusive sales and distribution rights for its trademarked XR-88 remediation product in South Africa. The Cape Town-based utility-scale renewable energy developer will use the XR-88 system to clean up acid mine drainage created by years of mining. WI Environmental will...

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...


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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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