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2014-01-23 12:23:34

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a global stability operations company, on Thursday, January 23, will open a command center in Mauritania, SGO President Alan Weakley has announced. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b ) The center is located north of Nouakchott Airport. The SGO executive team is in Nouakchott, having traveled from Washington, D.C. to host the command center's opening, which will include a...

2011-02-17 05:51:00

MADRID, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Project has a Budget of EUR34.6m. It Includes the Installation of 20 Kilometres of 225 kV Power Lines and the Construction of a 20/20 kV Substation Transformer. - The Company is Rolling out Several Energy Projects in Seven African Countries: Angola, Algeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Mauritania and Mozambique Isolux Corsan will be widening its footprint on the African continent, where it runs power projects in seven...

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2011-01-22 09:02:30

Catalan researchers have studied the marine trophic network in Mauritania, on the north west coast of Africa, which is an extremely heavily exploited fishing area, as well as being home to two of the world's most threatened species of marine mammal "“ the monk seal and the Atlantic hump-backed dolphin. The results of the study show that industrial and traditional fishing activities along the coast are putting these mammals and local marine ecosystems at great danger. The researchers...

2010-06-14 08:28:00

LONDON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On 26 May 2010, the Prime Minister of Mauritania, Mr Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf, together with Luka Buljan, Empower CEO, laid the first brick during the Ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the new Empower generating plant in the capital, Nouakchott. Earlier in the year, Empower, a company focused on supplying fast and interim power solutions to the emerging markets, signed an agreement with SOMELEC, the Mauritanian national electricity...

2010-06-08 07:59:00

PARIS, June 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has signed a turnkey contract valued at over 500 million US dollars with Africa Coast to Europe (ACE), a newly formed consortium composed of 20 operators linking Cape Town in South Africa to Penmarch in France via a submarine cable network. This new submarine network system, with built-in 40 Gbit/s capability, will span over 17,000 km and will deliver super fast broadband communications to and from...


Latest Mauritania Reference Libraries

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'