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2011-04-19 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSXV: FCV.V) is pleased to provide a further update for its Santa Rosa property located 100km north of Lima, where the Company is preparing for a 2,000m drill program. Since the last update on March 10, the Company has completed further mapping, sampling and structural studies, as well as IP and magnetic geophysical surveys. Much of the mineralization seen underground at Santa Rosa does not outcrop. The current work has better...

2011-03-28 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that a conference call to discuss the Company's 2010 year end financial results will be held on Monday, March 28, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (PST) / 11:00 a.m. (Lima time) / 12:00 p.m. (EST).  Hosting the call will be Jorge A. Ganoza, President, CEO and Director and Luis D. Ganoza, Chief Financial Officer. Shareholders, analysts, media and interested...

2011-03-24 00:00:29

Allied Environmental Services, Inc. of Lima, Ohio has implemented a state-wide mercury recycling program for the collection of unwanted mercury and mercury-containing devices. Lima, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) has developed a mercury recycling program serving all Ohio counties. The goal of this program is to work with county Emergency Management Agencies and health departments to provide for the safe collection and recycling of mercury...

2011-03-17 15:46:00

LIMA, Peru, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, a group of dynamic, fast-growing and technologically advanced companies deeply committed to the modernization of the countries in which they operate, founded by Mexican entrepreneur Ricardo B. Salinas Pliego (www.ricardosalinas.com), is pleased to announce the press freedom forum "Que perdemos cuando se pierde la libertad de expresion" (What do we lose when press freedom is lost), held in Lima as part of its ongoing Caminos de la...

2011-02-24 19:26:00

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest, publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today results for the fourth quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated: "Net...

2011-02-23 00:00:43

Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) recently announced that it is expanding its environmental consulting and contracting services to include management and recycling of hazardous materials and universal waste products. Lima, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) recently announced that it is expanding its environmental consulting and contracting services to include management and recycling of hazardous materials and universal waste...

2011-02-14 09:32:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Licensing International Expo announced its 2011 show dates, June 14-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The world's premier marketplace for the $182 billion licensing industry, the show is forecasting major show growth in all categories. Advanstar, Licensing International Expo's parent company, confirms the show is experiencing early signs of growth over the 2010 show, from early attendance and exhibitor activity. Early show growth...

2011-02-03 06:04:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Last night in the Peruvian capital, Fraport AG and its majority-owned Lima Airport Partners (LAP) joint venture company celebrated the 10th anniversary of the successful Jorge Chavez International Airport Lima concession, which began in February 2001. The event was attended by Peru's first vice president Luis Giampietri and other high-ranking business and political leaders -- underscoring the airport's significance as a key...

2010-12-07 09:05:00

Additional high grade copper-gold intercepts including 63.40 metres @ 2.52% Cu Eq, and 80.30 metres @ 1.52% Cu Eq High-grade bonanza gold intercepts including 2.65 metres @ 62 g/t Au and 60.20 g/t Ag; and 0.85 metres @ 19.36 g/t Au and 18.20 g/t Ag Share Issued and Outstanding: 82,701,945              TSX: NOMBVL: NOM TORONTO, ON and LIMA, Peru, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ - Norsemont Mining Inc. ("the Company") (TSX: NOM,...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSX-V: FCV.V) is pleased to announce that it has signed an Option and Purchase Agreement to acquire the Santa Rosa Mine, a high-grade Ag-Zn-Pb deposit located 100km north of the Peruvian capital, Lima, and 70km southeast of Focus' Minas Chanca silver project. The 551 hectare property is situated at an altitude of between 4,000m and 4,500m above sea level within the prolific Central Peru Polymetallic Belt, which hosts a...


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Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis
2013-04-16 19:05:32

The Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis, is a species of bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. It’s found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and is able to swim. This clam has a pair of hinged, thin, asymmetric white valves and a red mantle with a fringe of long and tapering pink and grey banded tentacles at its edge. Also around the margin of the mantle is a row of tiny eyespots that can detect light and shade, and might alert the animal of an approaching...

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians
2013-04-16 18:59:32

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians, is a species of small saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. The flame shell looks a lot like a scallop with a bright orange fringe of filaments emerging from between the valve of its shell. The bivalves fashion a felt-lined nest by making sticky threads which bind stones and pieces of shell debris. This shell is distributed primarily in the west coast of Scotland from the sub littoral, down to 100 meters, although...

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2008-04-30 23:11:20

The Flame Scallop or Rough Fileclam (Lima scabra), is found in the Caribbean Sea. Lima scabra are members of the Phylum Mollusca. Flame scallops are also bivalve mollusks. Although their name would suggest otherwise, flame scallops have no relation to scallops, besides their exterior. Flame scallops have a rough outer shell with a red mantle. Surrounding the mantel are red and white tentacles. The flame scallop's vibrant red color is due to the large amount of carotenoids found within...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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