Latest Marble Stories

2010-12-02 09:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Red Marbles, an educational technology pioneer and Brown Publishing Network, a nationally recognized leader in full-service development of educational materials for pre-K through post-secondary, announced their merger today. This newly-combined company creates an integrated, end-to-end provider of services for educational publishers with broad, proven expertise in creating award-winning digital and print materials for students and teachers. "We've...

2010-11-05 00:00:37

EDIA saves shipping costs and display space for retailers and allows consumers another way to use their "green" thumbs. (PRWEB) November 4, 2010 People of a certain age fondly remember a little green frog on TV singing "It's Easy to Be Green." Back then, being green meant eating all your broccoli at dinner before getting dessert. Now, "green" is a watchword for a sustainable, earth-friendly lifestyle, affecting manufacturing processes and products all over the world. Blue Marble...

2009-12-08 12:40:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Calcium Carbonate - A Global Market Report http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164401/Calcium-Carbonate---A-Global-Market-Report.html Calcium carbonate is primarily used in the paper industry. The material is also extensively used in paint, plastic and rubber industries for enhanced product quality and cost reduction. Strong and continued growth is forecast in the global...

2009-11-24 11:06:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Marble Energy Corp. announced today that the company and the Odessa Public Development Authority (OPDA) were recently awarded $2 million by Washington State's Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) in a private/public partnership to construct the state's first specialty biochemical biorefinery in Lincoln County, WA. "This investment will significantly speed the development of our biorefinery and bring over 70 green jobs to Lincoln County,"...

2009-10-05 05:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Texas Wyoming Drilling, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TWDL) a publicly traded company on Pink Sheets, has announced that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Legacy Rock Company, a Nevada based corporation, to mine and distribute Calcium Carbonate from properties owned by Legacy Rock Company. TWDL will be in charge of operations and profits will be divided on an equal basis, after TWDL recovers its costs. The properties are currently...

2009-06-24 17:19:12

The City Council of a small South Dakota town resolved a tied 126-126 election as dictated by state law -- with a game of chance. David Baker won the Spearfish City Council seat formerly occupied by Councilwoman Shawn Davis during a special meeting Tuesday night by rolling the highest number with a die -- winning him the right to choose whether to be the first to pull a marble from a hat -- and pulling the white marble, CNN reported Wednesday. I opted that I would grab the marble, Baker...

2008-09-10 00:00:17

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- An unlikely group hit the shores of Redondo Beach on Sunday, kicking off a series of events in Los Angeles involving children in environmentally-conscious activities. The Blue Marble Gang's Beach Clean-Up and Kick-off Party was sponsored by Halak Entertainment in association with Red Love Films and took place at King Harbor, where several children ages two to five donned their Blue Marble Gang T-shirts and went to work cleaning up the beach,...

Latest Marble Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 08:52:39

Marble is metamorphosed limestone, composed of fairly pure calcite (a crystalline form of calcium carbonate, CaCO3). It is extensively used for sculpture, as a building material, and in many other applications. Faux marble or faux marbling is a wall painting technique that imitates the color patterns of real marble (not to be confused with paper marbling). Marble dust can be combined with cement or synthetic resins to make reconstituted or cultured marble. Places named after the stone...

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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.