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2012-08-15 20:09:56

NASA has selected three small businesses to provide access to a variety of program support services for the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Under the Marshall Integrated Program Support Services (MIPSS) blanket purchase agreements, the following companies will lead teams to compete for task orders: - Manufacturing Technical Solutions Inc., Huntsville, Ala. - Sumaria Systems Inc., Danvers, Mass. - Victory Solutions Inc., Huntsville, Ala. The blanket...

2012-04-02 23:03:29

Huge challenges including time, cost, quality and procurement must be overcome when undergoing a power uprate project. With costs of uprating a unit at $250-500 million, creating a potential market of $25 billion, the US nuclear industry must have a clear understanding of the most effective methods to uprate nuclear power. (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 To advance the latest industry developments and learn from the first-hand experience of others, key utilities such as Exelon, Progress Energy, TVA,...

2012-03-07 04:43:28

NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck and Space Technology Program Director Michael Gazarik will visit CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) of Huntsville, Ala., at 1 p.m. CST on Thursday, March 8. Media representatives are invited to join Peck, Gazarik and CFDRC's CEO Sangeeta Singhal during the one-hour tour of the company. Officials will be available to speak with reporters during the event at CFDRC corporate headquarters, located at 215 Wynn Drive in Huntsville. There also will be a photo...

2011-05-17 00:00:28

The Pinnacle Schools are accepting summer session applications. Space is available but limited. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) May 15, 2011 The Pinnacle Schools are accepting summer session applications. Space is available but limited at both the Elk River and Huntsville, AL campuses, according to Amy Shaw, academic administrator for the Huntsville Campus, and Norm Sharp, academic administrator for the residential campus at Elk River Treatment Program.   Huntsville Campus The Pinnacle...

2011-05-10 17:40:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Tuesday that it is working with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address issues related to concerns about the performance of a valve at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Alabama. TVA noted that it found and reported the problem, repaired and tested the valve and that the NRC agrees that the plant is operating safely. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The valve...

2011-05-02 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama's industrial employment picture brightened over the past twelve months, according to the 2011 Alabama Manufacturers Register(®), an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Alabama lost just 1,017 industrial jobs or less than one percent from March 2010 to March 2011, a marked improvement from the 6.8% loss MNI reported for the 2009-2010 survey period....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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