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2014-09-23 08:25:39

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 29(th), the Supreme Court will decide whether to hear Kirby v. Marvel, an extraordinary copyright case with enormous implications for authors, artists and creators. Jack Kirby had a modest upbringing and no formal training, but his insatiable mind and passion for storytelling made him the most prolific comic-book creator/illustrator of all time. From a beat-up desk in his basement studio, Kirby created characters like X-Men,...

2014-08-21 12:22:32

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) announced today that it will present at the RBC Capital Markets 2014 Global Industrials Conference. Specifics of the conference are as follows: RBC Capital Markets 2014 Global Industrials Conference Location: Las Vegas, NV Presenter: David Grzebinski, President and Chief Executive Officer...

2014-07-15 12:20:53

HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) will announce its 2014 second quarter results at 4:00 p.m. central time on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held at 10:00 a.m. central time on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The telephone numbers to call to participate in the conference call are 800-446-2782 for domestic callers and 847-413-3235 for international callers. Please dial in five to ten minutes prior to...

2014-06-26 08:28:42

Widely regarded as one of the most popular combined cosmetic procedures today, the "mommy makeover" gets a makeover from Texas based plastic surgeon Emily J. Kirby, MD. FORTH WORTH, Texas, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rise in plastic surgery procedures suggests that more moms are undergoing body contouring combination procedures or "mommy makeovers" to return to their pre-baby bodies, but Dr. Emily J. Kirby puts the focus on moving forward to enhance the after baby body. "It's...

2014-05-02 12:20:44

HOUSTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) announced today that Kirby will present at the Wells Fargo Securities 2014 Industrial and Construction Conference and the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Transportation Conference. Specifics of each conference are as follows: Wells Fargo Securities 2014 Industrial and Construction Conference Location: New York, NY Presenter:...

2014-04-14 12:20:50

HOUSTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) will announce its 2014 first quarter results at 4:00 p.m. central time on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held at 10:00 a.m. central time on Thursday, May 1, 2014. The telephone numbers to call to participate in the conference call are 800-446-2782 for domestic callers and 847-413-3235 for international callers. Please dial in five to ten minutes prior to the...

2014-04-08 23:03:26

City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Artist James Surls Speak at Ceremony Honoring Art in Public Spaces Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Upper Kirby District Foundation officials joined City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker and artist James Surls, along with area businesses and residents, in today’s dedication of the 38-foot tall sculpture "Tree and Three Flowers" just installed in the Upper Kirby area in the median on Kirby Drive, south of Westheimer Road. The artwork,...

2014-03-17 20:20:13

HOUSTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) announced today the signing of agreements to construct 29 additional 30,000 barrel inland tank barges with a total capacity of 830,000 barrels for delivery throughout 2014. Of the 29 inland tank barges, 18 are through the assumption of shipyard construction contracts from another inland tank barge operator and 11 are new orders placed by Kirby. Based on current commitments, steel prices and projected...

2014-02-10 12:20:45

HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) announced today that Kirby will present at the Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Conference and the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference. Specifics of each conference are as follows: Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Conference Presentation date and time: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 2:20 p.m. EST Presenters: Joe Pyne, Chairman...

2014-01-15 16:20:31

HOUSTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) announced today the signing of an agreement to construct an articulated 185,000 barrel tank barge and 10000 horsepower tugboat unit ("ATB unit") at a cost of $75 to $80 million. The ATB unit is anticipated to be delivered in mid-to-late 2015. Upon delivery, the ATB unit will be chartered to a major customer for a four-year period with a one-year extension option. Joe Pyne, Kirby's Chairman and Chief...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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