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2008-11-05 18:00:13

American Biltrite Inc. (AMEX:ABL) reported its results for the third quarter of 2008 today. Net sales for the three months ended September 30, 2008 were $97.4 million, down 9.4% from $107.4 million in the third quarter of 2007.

2008-11-05 18:00:13

Congoleum Corporation (PINKSHEETS: CGMC) today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Sales for the three months ended September 30, 2008 were $46.1 million, compared with sales of $53.6 million reported in the third quarter of 2007, a decrease of 14%.

2008-10-15 12:00:12

BEIJING, Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports that as consumers' awareness of environmental issues grows, they are more willing to buy environmentally-conscious goods.

2008-10-08 00:00:23

By LAURA DALE Arsonists are responsible for a fire which ripped through an historic wooden chalet completely destroying it. The Bishopsteignton bungalow was reduced to rubble by the blaze which started at about 4.50pm on Sunday.

2008-10-04 15:00:18

ABOUT 15 workers will be wearing head-to-toe overalls, breathing masks and gloves to restart and run the New Plymouth power station, shut down last year because of asbestos.

2008-09-11 03:00:19

By Manian, Avinash P Lenninger, Margit; Bechtold, Thomas; Steinlechner, Erik Abstract The liming propensity of a woven cellulosic substrate is investigated as a function of substrate characteristics and of different parameters in the test environment.

2008-09-09 12:00:18

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Mick Hans, +1-312-353-5050, hans.mick@epa.gov, or Don de Blasio, +1-312-886-4360, deblasio.don@epa.gov, both of U.S.

2008-08-31 00:00:30

A Scunthorpe steel worker was robbed of his retirement after years of working with asbestos, an inquest heard. Norman Lee died of industrial disease following a career of working with and around asbestos dust at Scunthorpe's steel works, coroner Paul Kelly ruled.

2008-07-31 03:00:21

By Oudiani, Asma El Chaabouni, Yassine; Msahli, Slah; Sakli, Faouzi Abstract The crystalline character of Agave americana L. fibers and its relationship with mechanical properties were studied.

2008-07-30 12:01:11

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new metallocene based polypropylene (PP) fiber produced under the trademark Dryarn from Italian synthetic fiber manufacturer Aquafil has been selected by Italian sportswear manufacturer SLAM to create a jersey for the national sailing team that will compete in Beijing 2008.


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2005-07-14 11:23:31

The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...

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