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2014-08-01 04:20:20

PARIS, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has completed the acquisition of Z-Tech LLC, located in Bow, New Hampshire (United States). The company specializes in the production of zirconia powders used for their mechanical and thermal properties in a range of applications, such as pigments for ceramic tiles or thermal coatings for the aeronautics industry. Z-Tech will be integrated within the Ceramic Materials business. This acquisition will enable Saint-Gobain...

2014-07-31 23:22:12

Robbins Brothers, The Engagement Ring Store celebrates the 10-Year Anniversary of its exclusive 98-faceted Echo Diamond by asking customers to share their Echo ring photos on social media with hashtag #EchoIs10. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Robbins Brothers, The Engagement Ring Store, celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the exclusive Echo Diamond, which contains 98 facets that are hand-cut and arranged for maximum brilliance, unlike the conventional round diamond with 58...

2014-07-31 23:08:07

AU MIN AFRICA PTY LTD [CUSIP No. S3141A 101 & ISIN No. ZAU000013799; Ticker Stock Symbol; GRYE] is the new name of GreenGold Ray Energies, had changed its country of jurisdiction in the Republic of South Africa and had Filed its SEC 8K Current Information on July 28, 2014 (CIK 0000-710118). Pretoria, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 AU MIN AFRICA PTY LTD, a South African Corporation is the Solid INVESTMENT OF THE FUTURE – had merged and acquired GreenGold Ray...

2014-07-31 23:04:14

Houston-based gas analyst unveils new technology aimed at preventing explosions when transporting crude oil. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Analytical Systems Int'l. KECO, a Houston-based gas refining, manufacturing and transporting processes analysis firm, recently released the 205 H2S in Crude Oil Analyzer, a process analyzer that will quantify the amount of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) content in crude oil and other liquids. Safely storing and transporting sour crude oil and...

2014-07-31 20:21:22

MONTREAL, July 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSX: RGX) ("Argex" or the "Company") announced today that Roy Bonnell, President, CEO, Director & Co-Founder, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference on August 11, 2014. The Argex presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET. A link to the webcast of the presentation, along with presentation materials, will be available at www.argex.ca shortly after the event. Mr. Bonnell is also...

2014-07-31 16:22:40

FREDERICK, Md., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cadre Services Inc., a leading regional sand mining company based in Voca, Texas. The addition of Cadre's outstanding operational and logistics capabilities allows U.S. Silica to expand its geographic footprint and product offerings in the fast-growing Permian Basin. The purchase price was $98 million. "The successful acquisition of Cadre...

2014-07-31 16:22:24

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Coronado Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: CRD) and (OTCQX: CRDAF) reports that on July 23, 2014, New Zealand's Minister of Energy and Resources, Simon Bridges, announced that Coronado's 100% owned subsidiary, Lynx Platinum Limited, was awarded five mineral exploration permits totaling 129,202 acres in the New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals Platinum 2013 Blocks Offer. Platinum Group Metals ("PGM") occurrences are common in New Zealand, and there is...

2014-07-31 12:29:51

ALBANY, New York, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Quantum Dots Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2023," the market was valued at USD 88.5 million in 2011, which is expected to reach USD 8,246.8 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 53.8% from 2013 to 2023. Browse the full Quantum Dots Market Report at...

2014-07-31 12:23:52

An environmentally conscious paint line providing exceptional performance! TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Homestead Paint Co., a trusted purveyor of premium paints, is excited to announce our newest product line, FUSION. With a decade of development, testing and refining, the result is spectacular furniture paint. Features include: -- environmentally-conscious formula -- low VOCs -- superior durability -- easy, one-step application -- significantly improved strength...

2014-07-31 08:36:24

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amazing Solutions (http://www.amazing-solutions.com) has once again delivered an effective, all-natural personal health care product that meets a growing consumer demand. Creme de la Femme is an oil-based, chemical-free vaginal lubricant and moisturizer that's safe for any woman. Prospective customers can learn more at http://www.amazing-solutions.com/vaginal-dryness/vaginal-dryness-cream.htm. Photo -...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2010-10-08 17:40:50

Aerosol spray is a dispensing system that creates an aerosol mist of liquid particles. The liquid is usually contained in a bottle under liquid pressure that is released when the valve is opened. As the gas in the can expands to drive out the liquid some of the propellant evaporates to maintain an even pressure. Erick Rotheim invented the first aerosol spray can in 1926. Lyle Goodhue and William Sullivan were the first to put it to good use and are credited as the inventors of the modern...

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2009-07-17 12:29:12

Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.