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2009-07-08 10:55:00

AMSTERDAM, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 am Eastern Time / 3:30 pm Central European Time on Thursday, August 6, 2009 to review its second quarter 2009 financial results. AerCap's second quarter 2009 earnings press release will be released before financial markets open in the United States on August 6, 2009. A copy of the press release will be...

2009-07-06 15:46:00

PITTSBURGH, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) today announced plans to release third quarter fiscal 2009 results after the market closes on Thursday, July 23, 2009. Matthews International Corporation has scheduled a conference call for Friday, July 24, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. Participating in the call will be Joseph C. Bartolacci -- President and CEO, and Steven F. Nicola -- Chief Financial Officer. To participate in the call, dial...

2009-07-06 13:05:00

State Police Investigate 447 Crashes over July 4 Weekend HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine people died and 206 were injured in 447 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police during the three-day Fourth of July holiday driving period, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski said today. He noted that only one of those killed was wearing a seat belt. "It's tragic that so many people fail to buckle up when they drive," Pawlowski said. "We would see a major decline in...

2009-07-06 10:04:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- TV One will air live, uninterrupted coverage of Michael Jackson's Memorial Service from the Staples Center in Los AngelesTuesday, July 7 beginning at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT. TV One's coverage will be co-anchored by veteran journalists Art Fennell and Jacque Reid, who also co-anchored TV One's award-winning 2008 Democratic convention and election night coverage. TV One will also re-air the service Tuesday night (July 7) at 8 PM and 11 PM ET. Launched...

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,...


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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