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2009-07-02 06:30:00

CALGARY, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX/NYSE: CP) will release its second-quarter financial and operating results at 7:30 a.m. Eastern time (5:30 a.m. Mountain time) on July 30, 2009. CP will discuss its results with analysts and the media in a conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Mountain time) on July 30, 2009. CONFERENCE CALL ACCESS Dial-in numbers: 416-644-3415, toll free 1-800-732-0232. Callers should dial in 10 minutes prior to the...

2009-06-18 10:51:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) will release its earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss these results at 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, July 16, 2009. The dial-in numbers for the conference call are (630) 395-0436 or toll-free (888) 566-5969 and the access password is "packaging." A replay of...

2009-06-12 15:29:00

ROCKINGHAM, N.C., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Iron Horse Auction Company, Inc. has been chosen to conduct a 5 million dollar inventory reduction auction for North Point Watersports of Mooresville, NC. North Point Watersports sells the very popular MasterCraft Ski Boats, Manitou Pontoons, Rinker and Formula Yachts. North Point Watersports is one of the largest and most respected boat dealers on Lake Norman and have decided to liquidate their excess new boat inventory...

2009-06-10 11:14:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., June 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT, "Synutra"), a leading infant formula company in China, and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infants, children and adults, will report results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2009 and file its annual report on Form 10-K with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on June 15, 2009. On that day, the Company's senior management...

2009-06-04 17:51:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that it will hold a conference call to report financial results for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2009, on June 8, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. ET. Those seeking to listen to the call may access a live broadcast on the Alliance One website. Please visit www.aointl.com fifteen minutes in advance to register. For those who are unable to listen to the live event, a replay will be available by...

2009-06-04 15:30:00

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Commercial Lines Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLID) ("ACL" or the "Company") announced today that Mike Ryan, ACL's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present as a member of a Jones Act Barging Panel at the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, June 10 at 2:15 p.m. ET. The conference is being held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York, NY. A live audio webcast of the presentation,...

2009-06-01 15:07:00

SPARKS, Okla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorcycle enthusiasts from across the nation will convene at the Sparks America Campground on June 18-28 to participate in a premier summer motorcycling event, Bike Week Oklahoma and Rumble at the Rally. "Each year, this event attracts the largest gathering of motorcyclists in the State of Oklahoma. We have had riders from as far away as Connecticut travel to our Bike Week event. Even with the economy what it is, we expect 12,000 to 15,000 visitors to...

2009-05-27 08:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, May 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- OmniaLuo, Inc. ('OmniaLuo' or the 'Company') (OTC Bulletin Board: OLOU), a China-based company engaged in the business of designing, developing, marketing and distributing fine women's apparel under the brand name OMNIALUO, announced record operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. OmniaLuo reported revenue of approximately $3.0 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2009, representing a small increase even...

2009-05-26 09:44:00

For Wednesday, May 27, 2009 @ 10:00 a.m. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With our nation in the grips of the worst economy in at least one-quarter century, American workers have had to grapple with fast and furious changes over the past 12 months, including those related to their individual health and well-being. On Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Zenger Room at the National Press Club, National Business Group on Health President Helen Darling will unveil new...

2009-05-18 15:42:00

HOUSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its conference call for the 2009 second quarter results on Tuesday, June 9, 2009. The live broadcast of NCI's quarterly conference call will be available online at www.ncilp.com on June 9, 2009, beginning at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The online replay will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) and continue for one week. NCI Building...


Latest Geologic time scale Reference Libraries

Palaeovespa
2014-04-18 16:08:43

Palaeovespa is a genus of wasps that holds seven species, all of which are extinct. Two of the species were discovered in Baltic amber deposits from Europe dating back to the middle Eocene era, while the other five were found in Florissant Formation amber from the Priabonian stage era in Colorado in the United States. This genus, and four of its species, was first described in 1906 by Dr. Theodore Cockerell in the Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Cockerell described all but one...

Australopithecus africanus
2013-11-29 10:55:07

Australopithecus africanus was an early hominid, an australopithecine that lived between roughly 3.03 and 2.04 million years ago in the later Pliocene and early Pleistocene. Au. africanus was of slender build and was thought to have been a direct ancestor of modern humans. Fossil remains signify that Au. africanus was considerably more like modern humans that Au. afarensis, with a more human-like cranium permitting a larger brain and more humanoid facial features. This hominid has only been...

Tenontosaurus
2013-01-29 09:53:30

Image Caption: Head of Tenontosaurus, Institut de paléontologie humaine, Paris, France. Credit: Rémih/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) Tenontosaurus, meaning “sinew lizard”, is a genus of medium to large sized ornithopod dinosaur. The genus is known from the late Aptian to Albian ages of the middle Cretaceious period sediments of western North America, dating roughly between 115 to 108 million years ago. It was formerly thought to be a ‘hypsilophodont’, but since Hypsilophodontia is no...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:10:56

The Neoproterozoic is the third of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 1 billion years ago to 542 million years ago). This terminal era of the Proterozoic is itself divided into three sub-periods called the Tonian, Cryogenian, and Ediacaran Periods. The most severe glaciation known in the geologic record occurred during the Cryogenian Period, when ice sheets reached the equator and formed a possible “Snowball Earth.” And the earliest fossils of multi-cellular life...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

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