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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...

2013-07-15 08:21:15

WILMERDING, Pa., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) signed a $21 million contract with SNIM, the National Industrial and Mining Company of Mauritania, to provide bogies for new iron ore freight cars. SNIM operates a railway and various mining operations in Mauritania. Under the contract, Wabtec's Standard Car Truck subsidiary will provide bogies and related spare parts for the cars, which will help SNIM increase its iron ore shipments significantly over the...

2012-08-22 10:21:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the worst drought in 15 years continues to devastate communities and increase malnutrition among the most vulnerable people in West Africa, the nonprofit Counterpart International is asking companies, their employees and individuals to donate to the relief efforts. (www.Counterpart.org) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110818/DC54764LOGO) "Counterpart is taking on this crisis one village at a time," says Joan Parker,...

2012-08-01 10:27:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of drought victims in the West African country of Mauritania will receive emergency assistance to rehabilitate wells, prevent outbreaks of disease and provide short-term income, Counterpart International announced. www.Counterpart.org (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120801/DC50687 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110818/DC54764LOGO ) Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development...

2012-04-23 02:29:02

One million children at risk of life-threatening malnutrition in Sahel region NEW YORK, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As malnutrition reaches emergency levels across the Sahel region of West and Central Africa affecting at least one million children, UNICEF partner UPS has sprung to action to provide transport for the first aerial shipment of lifesaving UNICEF supplies to Mauritania this year, a country within the affected region. The UPS flight, departing from Cologne,...

2012-02-16 03:00:00

LONDON, February 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EITI International Secretariat Peru and Mauritania were yesterday found to in compliance with the EITI [http://eiti.org/eiti ] standard. The EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) is the global standard that ensures accountability and transparency of the revenues from a country's extractives sector. The international EITI Board announced that the two countries have been accepted as "EITI Compliant" at its meeting at...

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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