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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...

distribution of dark matter
2014-09-09 11:12:54

Leighton Kitson, Durham University Scientists believe they have found a way to explain why there are not as many galaxies orbiting the Milky Way as expected. Computer simulations of the formation of our galaxy suggest that there should be many more, smaller galaxies around the Milky Way than are observed through telescopes. This has thrown doubt on the generally accepted theory of cold dark matter, a substance that scientists predict should allow for more galaxy formation around the...

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...

2014-09-09 08:22:43

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) announced today an investment of $750,000 in support of a demonstration plant at Rambler Metals' Ming Copper-Gold mine in Baie Verte. This demonstration technology has the potential to significantly extend the life of the Ming Mine beyond the current six years. The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister Responsible for RDC, made the announcement today at the Geo Centre. "Research and development is integral...

2014-09-09 08:21:27

ST. ALBANS, Vt., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new white paper, Superior Technical Ceramics (STC) has outlined how Ceria Stabilized Zirconia (CSZ) is more resistant to low-temperature degradation than Yttria-stabilized Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal (YTZP) and Magnesia Stabilized Zirconia (MSZ). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/143969 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/143970 The key factor in favor that separates CSZ from other Zirconias...

2014-09-09 00:22:03

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gelatin and Gelatin Derivatives Isinglass and Bone Glues Market in Europe 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355581/Gelatin-and-Gelatin-Derivatives-Isinglass-and-Bone-Glues-Market-in-Europe-2014-2018.html About Gelatin and Gelatin Derivatives, Isinglass, and Bone GluesGelatin and gelatin derivatives, isinglass, and bone glues are all collagen. They are obtained from animal sources...

2014-09-08 23:04:42

NF3 Market Size - $429.4 million in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 16.7%, Market Trends – Growing semiconductor industry in Asia Pacific New Report By Grand View Research. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/nf3-and-f2-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Global NF3 and F2 market is expected to reach USD 1,266.8 million and USD 17,526.0 million respectively by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View research, Inc....

2014-09-08 23:04:35

Throckmorton will lead the company’s development of cloud-based marketing and logistics solutions for midstream crude oil producers and end users Denver, CO. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 First River Energy LLC today announced it has named Robert Throckmorton as chief information officer. In this role, Throckmorton will lead the building of cloud-based infrastructure enabling First River Energy to provide its customers convenient access to valuable real-time transaction and logistics...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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