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2014-06-02 08:23:47

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince International Corporation ("Prince"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of essential engineered solutions for diverse consumer and industrial markets, is pleased to announce that Grinding and Sizing Company, LLC has changed its name to Prince Energy LLC effective June 1, 2014. At the same time, Prince Energy LLC will be adopting the Prince logo, tagline, and other Prince branded materials. Also on June 1(st), Prince Energy LLC will be...

2014-06-02 04:20:14

New RPS Ampt Mode(TM) Inverter Improves Large-Scale PV Plant Performance at Reduced System Cost CALDERARA, Italy and MUNICH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonfiglioli Vectron GmbH today announced global availability of the Ampt Mode(TM) version of its RPS TL inverter series. Bonfiglioli has been designing and developing innovative and reliable power transmission and control solutions for industrial, mobile machinery and renewable energy applications for over 50 years, and is a worldwide leader...

2014-05-31 23:05:12

Recently, LenoRF, a reliable electrical accessory factory, has announced its new assortment of high end quarter wave surge protectors. Moreover, the firm has decided to launch a promotion for these high end protectors. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, a reliable electrical accessory factory, has announced its new assortment of high end quarter wave surge protectors. Moreover, the firm has decided to launch a promotion for these high end protectors. All the new items are now...

2014-05-31 23:01:53

A Maryland electrician gets over 1,500 reviews on their website from satisfied customers in less than eight months. maryland (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 If there were a record book documenting the most positive online reviews, this Maryland electrician would be in the running. This week Certified Electrical Technologies in Maryland celebrated a new pivotal landmark as their Maryland division received its 1,500th positive online review! This exciting event came as no surprise for the company, as...

2014-05-30 23:07:52

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics reveals their newly designed Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof LED drop light with an inline step-down transformer. This drop light is ideal for general close work and inspection activities in hazardous locations requiring explosion proof protection. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The EHL-LED-7W-120XLV-C1D1-100-1523 explosion proof drop light from Larson Electronics comes complete with 100’ explosion proof...

2014-05-30 23:02:21

Mr. Electric wants to keep people and buildings safe during the hurricane season. They have safety tips to keep in mind when operating an electric generator. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Many homes, local businesses, hospitals and city buildings rely on electric generators as a backup to their main power source when there is a power outage. June is National Hurricane Preparedness Month and Mr. Electric wants to keep people and buildings safe during the hurricane season. They have...

2014-05-30 08:22:03

Other Inspections and Maintenance Work Also Being Completed TOLEDO, Ohio, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison is in the final stages of testing new equipment installed at two large substations that will help enhance service reliability in the area and support the expected increase in demand for electricity during the summer months. The massive 345-kilovolt transformers have been installed at Toledo Edison substations near Sylvania and Oregon and will be operational by June...

2014-05-29 16:29:21

NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in transforming and running business processes and operations, has closed its previously announced acquisition of Pharmalink Consulting. Now part of Genpact's growing life sciences vertical, the new business is named Genpact Pharmalink Global Regulatory Affairs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120501/NY98560LOGO Genpact Pharmalink Global Regulatory Affairs combines Pharmalink's specialized...

2014-05-29 16:23:11

CALGARY, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in South America, today announced it has entered into agreements (the "Agreements") whereby Madalena Energy Inc. ("Madalena") (TSX-V: MVN) has agreed to acquire Gran Tierra Energy's Argentina business unit for an aggregate consideration of approximately US$69 million, comprised of US$49 million in cash, US$14 million in...

2014-05-29 12:32:29

PITTSBURGH, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Shanghai ICSON Co., Ltd., an e-commerce division of Tencent, Inc., one of China's largest and most-used Internet service portals, have entered into a licensing agreement for the exclusive distribution of select Westinghouse-branded small-home appliances for the mainland Chinese market. Under the agreement, Shanghai ICSON will distribute Westinghouse-branded products in China via Tencent's primary e-commerce...


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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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