Latest Mato Grosso do Sul Stories

2011-01-13 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that two additional SITECH® Technology Dealers have been established in Brazil. SITECH Sul Brazil and SITECH Noroeste Brazil join the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy and highway contractor. With the addition of Sul Brazil and...

2009-02-17 14:14:48

Increasing economic demands are causing many farms and industries to close in on the world's largest wetland. Located in Brazil, the Pantanal region is larger than England and home to various ecosystems and a wide variety of animals "“ from jaguars and otters to endangered Hyacinth Macaws. "It's a type of Noah's Ark but it risks running aground," biologist and tour guide Elder Brandao de Oliveira told Reuters. In addition to being home to the greatest concentration of wildlife in the...

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  • 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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.