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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 -...

2014-07-31 08:27:57

-- Field work outlines a new gold bearing structure cutting through a syenite intrusion, -- Geochemistry shows several intrusions on property with similar signatures as the Young Davidson Syenite, -- Murgor acquires additional prospective ground contiguous to the Wydee property, and -- Follow-up field work to start mid-August. KINGSTON, ON, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Murgor Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MGR) ("Murgor") released today the preliminary results...

2014-07-31 08:27:33

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dianna (Diann) G. Scott, Vice President Marketing, North America Water Systems for Franklin Electric, has been named to the Water Systems Council (WSC) board of directors. She will replace David Haecker of Franklin Electric, who has served on the WSC board since 2012. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140730/131927 Scott joined Franklin Electric, a global provider of complete water and fueling systems, in 2013 and is responsible...

2014-07-31 08:26:19

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today reported financial and operating performance for the second quarter of 2014. Highlights for the quarter include: -- Earnings of $81.2 million, or $0.52 per diluted share - adjusted((2)) -- Generated operating cash flow((1)) of $145.1 million, or $0.94 per diluted share -- Produced 58.5 Bcfe of natural gas and oil -- Increased oil production 154 percent year over year -- Generated...

2014-07-31 08:26:11

TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Marathon Gold Corporation ("Marathon" or the "Company") (MOZ: TSX) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. ("Canaccord"), pursuant to which a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord (the "Underwriters") will purchase, in any combination, flow-through common shares of the Company ("Flow-Through Shares") at a price of $0.55 per Flow-Through Share and units of the Company ("Units") at a price of $0.50...

water shortage
2014-07-31 02:15:58

Winnie Axelsen, Aarhus University Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today. It is a clash of competing necessities, between drinking water and energy demand. Behind the research is a group of researchers...


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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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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