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2014-04-02 12:23:04

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange: SQM-A, SQM-B) announced today its preliminary evaluation of the effects on the Company's productive facilities of the earthquake that occurred last night in Northern Chile. -- There were no accidents or injuries involving personnel at SQM's productive facilities. -- The earthquake was approximately 200 kilometers from our operations in...

2014-03-31 08:28:35

Sae-A continues to invest in community, as S&H School will provide more than 400 Haitian students with free first-class education CARACOL, Haiti, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sae-A Foundation, the philanthropic arm of leading global apparel manufacturer and exporter Sae-A Trading, formally celebrated the opening of its new S&H School in Haiti on Wednesday, March 26, further contributing to the country's post-earthquake reconstruction efforts. The school, down the road from Sae-A's...

2014-03-26 04:20:31

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neal & Massy Wood Group (NMWG) has been awarded a master services agreement (MSA) to deliver construction services to Atlantic LNG Company of Trinidad and Tobago, the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer in the Western Hemisphere. A joint venture between the Energy division of Neal & Massy Holdings Limited and Wood Group PSN, NMWG will be responsible for project construction activities for Atlantic's four-train...

2014-03-20 04:22:18

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x8hv3s/precision_farming) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Precision Farming Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x8hv3s/precision_farming ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Precision farming is defined on the basis of technologies that enable...

2014-03-18 16:20:38

New Premium Layer Adds Private Ownership, APN and Parcel Boundaries Information to USGS/USFS Topographic Maps, USDA Aerial Imagery and US-based Satellite Maps SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today a new premium map layer that adds private land ownership, Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) and parcel boundaries on topographic and satellite maps from MyTopo. The layer option is available via MyTopo's popular print-on-demand Website...

2014-03-17 23:23:00

Wigwam is Official Sock of Eric Larsen, Polar Explorer Sheboygan, WI (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Wigwam is excited to announce its official sponsorship with well-known polar explorer, Eric Larsen. “When it comes to athlete sponsorships, we are not only looking for individuals that are passionate about the outdoors and love the Wigwam brand, but also people who can be a true partner,” said Natalie Stangl, Wigwam’s Brand Marketing Manager. Polar adventurer, expedition guide, dog musher and...

2014-03-14 23:25:01

BC Greenhouse Builders Ltd., in collaboration with Wind Rose Garden and Flourish Design, have won Best in Show at the 2014 BC Home and Garden Show. The Conservatory Garden was the setting of a musical celebration for the start of spring. Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 BC Greenhouse Builders, leading North American custom greenhouse manufacturer of hobby, commercial and estate greenhouses, recently won gold for The Conservatory Garden at the BC Home and Garden Show. A...

2014-03-13 23:27:57

Dealzer.com is now offering a soil option on the popular Cash Crop & Grandma's Secret Garden hydroponics grow boxes. Additionally, the boxes have been altered to double the air flow. Paducah, KY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Dealzer.com is now offering a soil option on their manufactured hydroponics grow boxes. These boxes include the Cash Crop and Grandma's Secret Garden. These new boxes recently acquired a more powerful fan upgrade and in the last days, Dealzer developers have...

2014-03-11 12:26:09

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The World Pharmaceutical Markets Fact Book 2013 The indispensable source of thousands of facts, figures and statistics for 67 pharmaceutical markets worldwide!The World Pharmaceutical Market Fact Book 2013 is the ideal companion in today's challenging pharmaceutical market environment. The need to understand world pharmaceutical marketplaces, and be able to answer quickly those...

2014-03-11 08:36:30

Trimble InSphere - Centralized Management of Geospatial Operations SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the InSphere(TM) platform for geospatial information management. An innovative approach for central management of geospatial operations, Trimble InSphere improves workflow, maximizes efficiency and transforms the way geospatial professionals work and access critical operational information. Trimble InSphere is a cloud-based...


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Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'