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2014-10-29 04:20:16

CLEVELAND, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris announced today that Roeland Baan, who currently leads the company's businesses in Europe and Asia Pacific, will become executive vice president, CEO of Asia Pacific to help accelerate the ramp-up of the company's aluminum plate mill in Zhenjiang, China and determine the next phase of investment for that business. Ingrid Jorg, senior vice president and general manager of Rolled Products Europe, has been promoted to executive vice...

2014-10-29 00:20:47

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Solar Thermal Energy Solar thermal energy utilizes solar energy to produce low-cost, eco-friendly thermal energy. The energy can be used to boil water or other fluids, and also power solar cooling systems. Solar thermal technology differs from solar PV, which generates electricity rather than heat. Solar thermal energy generation system captures solar rays through optical concentration. Optical concentration is the arrangement of mirrors or...

2014-10-29 00:20:17

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Road Freight Transportation Road freight transportation is used to move goods through surface transportation carriers such as trucks and trailers. It includes less-than truckload and full truckload transportation carriers. Road freight transportation comprises of refrigerated trucks that are used to transport temperature-sensitive products. Road freight service providers provide services beyond logistics such as loading and unloading,...

2014-10-28 12:23:50

Asia's Growing Appetite for Power; U.S. Shale Boom; Europe's Woes Drive Regional Shifts SINGAPORE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Pacific (APAC) showed its strength again as both an energy demand center and a leader in energy company growth in the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings®, an annual financial performance roster, unveiled in Singapore on Tuesday. APAC companies moved up in both numbers and position when Platts, a leading global energy and commodities...

2014-10-28 08:22:11

QUINCY, Ill, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan International, Inc. (NYSE: TWI) announces third quarter revenue and performance results. Third quarter highlights: -- Sales for third quarter 2014 were $449.6 million down 9.6 percent, compared to $497.5 million in the third quarter of 2013. -- Gross profit for the third quarter of 2014 was $45.3 million, or 10.1 percent of net sales, compared to $62.5 million, or 12.6 percent of net sales for the third...

2014-10-28 04:22:34

LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advent Life Sciences today announced the closing of Advent Life Sciences Fund II (ALSF II), a GBP145.5M (USD 235M) venture capital fund raised to seed and build life sciences companies in the UK, Europe and the US. The Fund will back entrepreneurs and early-stage and mid-stage companies with the potential to deliver first- or best-in-class breakthrough products for unmet medical needs. The Fund, which quickly exceeded its target, was...

2014-10-28 00:30:46

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Starch in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Dry Starch (Native Starch, Modified Starch, & Other Dry Starches), and Liquid Starch. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic...

2014-10-28 00:30:21

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laboratory Glassware and Plasticware in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Laboratory Glassware (Beakers, Bottles, Burettes, Flasks, Funnels, Measuring Cylinders, Petri Dishes, Pipette and Pipette Tips, Slides, Stirring Rods, Test Tubes, Tubings, Vials, & Others), and Laboratory Plasticware (Beakers, Bottles, Flasks, Funnels, Pipette and Pipette Tips, Racks, Test Tubes, Tubings, Vials,...

2014-10-28 00:29:31

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Additives in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Acidulants, Fat Replacers, Sweeteners (Intense Sweeteners, Bulk Sweeteners), Vitamins & Minerals, Colorants (Natural, Synthetic), Flavors/Flavor Enhancers, Hydrocolloids, Emulsifiers, Preservatives (Antimicrobial, Anti-oxidants), Enzymes, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...

2014-10-28 00:29:07

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Children's Wear in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Boys Wear, Girls Wear, and Infants & Toddlers Wear. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets....


Latest Europe Reference Libraries

Gotland Sheep
2014-10-07 10:25:01

The Gotland sheep, also known as the Gotland pelt, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the Island of Gotland in Sweden during the 1920’s and 1930’s. It is thought the breed was developed by crossbreeding the native Gute sheep with the Karakuls and Romanov breeds. Although the native Gute sheep still resides on the island, it is considered a rare breed. The Gotland sheep, sometimes called the improved Gotland, can be found in many other areas including Australia, New...

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Hucul Pony
2014-04-17 10:10:15

The Hucul Pony also known as the Carpathian  is a small pony from the Carpathian Mountains, in Ukraine and Romania. The name comes from a small group of ethnic Hutsul people. The breed was around before the Hutsul people and was first mentioned in writing about 400 years ago. Originally named the “Mountain Tarpan” the pony was used by the Austro-Hungarian Army. The first stud farm was established in Romania in 1856 and several different breeds were carefully bred for purity. In 1922,...

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barghest
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