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2014-08-20 08:21:12

Will enable CGTech to offer new product that significantly improves productivity in automated machining processes for aerospace, automotive and industrial applications HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- CGTech will integrate UTC's technology within its VERICUT® cutting process software -- Benefits include reduced development time, shorter cycle times, less process variation, longer machine life and improved part quality -- UTC has...

2014-08-19 23:02:15

Cremens to Bring Sales, Military Experience to Leading New England Business East Windsor, CT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Infoshred – an award-winning, Connecticut-based company devoted to secure off-site and on-site document destruction and document storage – is pleased to welcome Scott D. Cremens as Business Development Manager. As Business Development Manager, Cremens will be responsible for bringing on new accounts and helping clients meet their HIPPA and FACTA requirements and...

2014-08-19 12:28:32

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for review the New Drug Application (NDA) for the fixed-dose combination (FDC) of tiotropium and olodaterol delivered via the Respimat(®) inhaler for the proposed indication of long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including...

2014-08-19 12:21:41

Consumers can get spectacular savings on Certified Pre-Owned vehicles until September 2, 2014 NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mercedes-Benz of North Haven is currently holding a Certified Pre-Owned Sales Event, and residents in the area interested in reaping the benefits provided by the specially selected and certified vehicles are encouraged to visit the dealership prior to September 2nd when the limited time event will come to an end. Photo -...

2014-08-19 08:27:30

Firm Among Connecticut's Fastest-Growing Technology Companies For Second Consecutive Year STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, has been named to the Marcum Tech Top 40 list of the fastest-growing technology companies in Connecticut, the second year in a row ISG has achieved this honor, the company said today. ISG was named a top technology...

2014-08-18 08:33:35

iSend Listed on Tech Top 40 in Media/Internet/Telecom Category for the Third Year in a Row MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSend has been named to the Marcum Tech Top 40, an annual compilation of the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut as determined by The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP. Selection was based on growth of at least $3 million in annual revenue as well growth in each of the preceding four years. This is the third...

2014-08-15 23:06:33

Three prizes--including a wooden playset--will be given out, while the funds go to support childhood cancer awareness and research. Mahopac, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Best in Backyards of Connecticut and New York is excited to announce that the swing set raffle for pediatric cancer research they co-hosted with the Ty Louis Campbell (TLC) Foundation was a great success! The Massey family of Mahopac, New York was the first-place winner in the raffle. Their prize is a Dream wooden swing...

2014-08-15 12:20:46

Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra are flawless on the trail ENFIELD, Conn., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When many consumers think Toyota, eco-friendly hybrids like the the 2014 Toyota Prius often come to mind as well as ultra-reliable economy sedans like the 2014 Toyota Corolla. Gale Toyota wants to keep drivers in the Enfield, Conn. area informed of the rough and tumble, off-road element of the Toyota lineup. Toyota models like the 4Runner, Tacoma and Tundra...

2014-08-14 23:10:55

The free family event at the Maltby Lakes Recreation Area will take place Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Remember being told to go outside and play? That turns out to be great advice. Opie’s World: Tap Into Nature, a feature of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority’s Recreation program, helps children and adults reconnect with the natural world and each other. On Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m.,...

2014-08-14 16:28:58

Project undertaken by The NHP Foundation in partnership with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, PNC Bank, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, CL&P and the City of Stamford NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), a key congressional supporter of affordable housing initiatives, served as the master of ceremonies for an August 12 ribbon cutting ceremony at Bayview Towers Apartments ("Bayview Towers") in Stamford,...


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2012-06-14 10:57:58

Symbol: RURO4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RubusrossbergianusBlanch. distribution:USA(CT, MA, RI, VT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-18 04:57:55

Symbol: CRPE17 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataeguspequotorumSarg. distribution:USA(CT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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