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2009-09-03 05:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefighter Joe Frolick, Wayne Township Fire Department, will attempt to set the Ohio state record for the most consecutive skydives at the Start Skydiving drop zone in Lebanon, Ohio on September 4, 2009. His mission: To memorialize the hundreds of people who die from smoke inhalation annually, and to create awareness about education that exists to prevent these unnecessary deaths. "As a firefighter, I am very concerned about the number of deaths...

2009-08-25 08:00:00

PARIS, August 25 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dungeon Party, the Quick-Fire, Dungeon Crawling, Free-to-Play Developed by Cyanide, Brings a New Class to the Game: the Bard. Cyanide, the Paris-based video game development studio, today announced the addition of a brand-new class for Dungeon Party, its madcap and fast moving, dungeon crawling free-to-play. The BARD joins the hilarious trio composed of the Wizard, the Thief and the Executioner and, just like his companions, he will break...

2009-08-18 05:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "If commercial flying had as many civilian fatalities as those relating to smoke and fire, there would be a public revolt," said Rob Schnepp, CPTC president and assistant chief of special operations for the Alameda County Fire Department in California. "The numbers aren't going down, and this tells me that we aren't addressing the problem adequately. A 2006 NFPA study reveals 87-percent of people who died in fires had toxic blood concentrations of...

2009-07-31 09:17:00

JOHANNESBURG, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that Beatrix Gold Mine has achieved accreditation with the International Cyanide Management Code (ICMC). Beatrix is the fourth of Gold Fields' nine mines to achieve Cyanide Code accreditation. The Tarkwa and Damang Gold Mines in Ghana achieved accreditation in June and May 2008, respectively and the South Deep Gold Mine in South Africa achieved...

2009-06-29 08:32:31

Global food security in a changing climate depends on the nutritional value and yield of staple food crops. Researchers at Monash University in Victoria, Australia have found an increase in toxic compounds, a decrease in protein content and a decreased yield in plants grown under high CO2 and drought conditions.The research, to be presented by Dr Ros Gleadow on 29 June 2009 at the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting in Glasgow, has shown that the concentration of cyanogenic...

2009-06-23 08:00:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Metalline Mining Company (Amex: MMG) is pleased to announce very positive initial cyanide leach results from the silver mineralization at Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico. Twenty three composite samples representing one hundred twenty four sample intervals from drill core into the deposit area were selected for triplicate head grade analyses prior to cyanide leach analyses at a commercial laboratory. These samples were selected to test...

2009-06-16 09:58:35

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a warning about consuming Our Father's Farm-brand apricot kernels in excessive amounts. The CFIA said Our Father's Farm Ultra Bitter Apricot Kernels contain a natural toxin called amygdalin, which might cause acute cyanide poisoning. The federal agency said the product has been distributed in Ontario and might have been sold nationally. Bitter apricot kernels naturally contain a compound called amygdalin, which has the potential to release...

2009-04-20 11:28:00

People's Burn Foundation launches fourth phase of firefighter education program at FDIC INDIANAPOLIS, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing in the tradition of providing innovative education programs to our nation's fire service the People's Burn Foundation is pleased to unveil the fourth installment of the To Hell and Back burn prevention and safety series. To Hell and Back IV: Cyanide takes participants inside the body through advanced 3-D visualizations to reveal how Hydrogen...

2008-10-08 12:00:27

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - Pacific Comox Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PCM) reports cyanide leach test results on mineralization from the Carmelitas area of its Mabel property in northern Sonora State Mexico. This metallurgical test program was designed to establish the basic processing parameters of gravity separation, flotation, and cyanide leaching that will ultimately result in an optimized flowsheet for the mineralization. The heap leach amenability tests (coarse...

2008-09-09 15:00:32

By Tom Mooney One man is in serious condition with chemical burns after a cyanide accident at Attleboro metals processor Stern-Leach. ATTLEBORO -- A routine mixing of a cyanide solution yesterday morning at a jewelry fabrication plant caused a chemical "explosion" that seriously injured one worker, sent two dozen others to area hospitals as a precaution, and drove Massachusetts and federal environmental officials to test the air for contaminants, the police said. The incident...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.