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2014-09-09 23:07:09

Recognizing that additive manufacturing is an emerging technology within the aerospace industry, SAE International is seeking additional participants for its task group which is discussing standardization approaches for process-dependent metallic materials. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Recognizing that additive manufacturing is an emerging technology within the aerospace industry, S AE International is seeking additional participants for its task group which is discussing...

2014-09-09 23:02:39

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Calcium Carbonate Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 What is common between egg shells, pearls, snails, and coal balls? All of these contain calcium carbonate-a naturally occurring material that exists in shells and rocks. This material is also integral to lime that is used for agricultural purposes. Other...

2014-09-09 20:23:53

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Kaolin Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/702955/World-Kaolin-Market.html World demand to rise 3.3% annually through 2017Global demand for kaolin is forecast to rise 3.3 percent per year to 28.7 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $4.4 billion. Growth in kaolin consumption will accelerate as economic conditions improve worldwide, especially in recession-impacted North...

2014-09-09 20:22:28

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Acrylic Resin Market by Type (Methacrylates, Acrylates & Hybrids), Solvency, Property (Thermoplastic & Thermosetting) & Application (Paints & Coatings, Construction, Industrial & Commercial, Paper & Paperboard, Textiles & Fibers & Adhesives) - Trends &...

2014-09-09 20:21:24

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Activated Carbon Market, Freedoniahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/848817/World-Activated-Carbon-Market-Freedonia.html World demand to rise nearly 4% annually through 2018Demand for roofing products worldwide is projected to grow nearly four percent per year through 2018 to over 12 billion square meters, a significant improvement from the lethargic performance of the 2008-2013...

2014-09-09 16:22:31

FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced plans today to add approximately 3.8 million tons of new capacity in response to the surging demand for northern white frac sand. The Company is planning an 800 thousand ton-per-year expansion at its Pacific, MO. plant. The decision to expand the Pacific plant was driven primarily by the oil and gas market's increased use of fine grade products. The $33 million project also includes a new...

2014-09-09 16:22:27

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued WARN Act notices at the Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, West Virginia. The Corridor G complex, which includes the Hobet 21 Mine and Beth Station preparation plant, employs 360 people and produced 2.3 million tons of thermal coal in 2013. Pursuant to the WARN Act, the Company today gave 60-day notice of potential layoffs to all employees that could be affected. "The...

2014-09-09 16:22:05

Up 70,000 Barrels Per Day from July on Libyan, Angolan Output Increases LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed 70,000 barrels per day (b/d) to 30.2 million b/d in August from 30.13 million b/d in July as Libyan output surged despite the downward spiral of political chaos in the country, a Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts showed Tuesday. The OPEC total in...

2014-09-09 12:26:31

The brand affirms its strength with a spectacular feature on the colossal Reuters digital billboard in Times Square in New York City as it looks to expand its presence in the New York market NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Candiano, a loose diamond company, is pleased to announce the launch of their online website which features direct diamond purchasing for considerably less than retail prices. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144298 To kick off...

2014-09-09 08:22:56

BEATRICE, Neb., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare Earth Salts ("RES" or the "Company"), a leading mineral and applications technology company, today announced the filing of a new provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The application covers modifications and additions to RES' patent pending process for the extraction, concentration, separation, and refining of all rare earth elements. The process has been tested on more than 30...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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