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2013-09-04 23:01:34

Mercury recognized for outstanding dealer and developer support and 157 percent three-year revenue growth. Durango, CO (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Mercury Payment Systems was awarded three top industry awards at the Retail Solutions Provider Association’s (RSPA) RetailNOW 2013 convention and expo recently, and was named to Inc. magazine’s seventh annual Inc. 500|5000 listing, the company announced today. The Inc. 500|5000 list is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing...

2013-09-02 00:20:06

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Through August, the company recorded 228,000 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury certified vehicle sales, representing 39 percent growth versus 2012 -- A robust CPO program keeps more vehicles in the dealer network, improves residual values, enhances dealer profitability, brings more customers to Ford and Lincoln dealerships, and may ultimately result in lower vehicle costs Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is on...

Mercury In Pacific Fish On The Rise
2013-08-26 05:30:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The amount of toxic mercury found in Pacific Ocean fish is expected to increase over the next several decades, claims new research appearing in the August 25 edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. Using recently-developed isotopic measurement techniques, researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Hawaii reported that they have discovered how methylmercury gets into open-ocean fish, thus infecting the...

2013-08-23 04:20:37

HEYWOOD, England, August 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Portable batteries - the batteries most of us recognise as the power sources that keep most of our household items running - have undergone reclassification by the EU because of discrepancies in figures related to recycling. The team at BuyaBattery.co.uk [http://www.buyabattery.co.uk ] hopes this will change the way people think about battery use. Recycling is one of the hottest topics around at the moment as government...

2013-08-19 08:24:03

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following an August 6th letter from 21 US Senators(1), President Obama was urged to expedite release of an updated consumer advisory on methylmercury in a August 15 letter(2) from scientists, MDs and nongovernmental organizations. According to the letter, mercury is a dangerous neurotoxin that builds up in the aquatic food chain and poses an increased risk to developing fetuses and children's brains, causing permanent learning...

Soil Can Provide Clues Into Last Day Before Death
2013-08-10 05:06:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have developed a new method that can be used to provide a detailed look at the last day of a person’s life, according a study appearing in the journal Heritage Science. Chemist Kaare Lund Rasmussen and his colleagues used their method to study the remains of a 10-13 year old child who had been buried in the medieval Danish town of Ribe approximately 800 years ago. They were...

2013-08-06 12:33:05

More forms of mercury can be converted to deadly methylmercury than previously thought, according to a study published Sunday in Nature Geoscience. The discovery provides scientists with another piece of the mercury puzzle, bringing them one step closer to understanding the challenges associated with mercury cleanup. Earlier this year, a multidisciplinary team of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory discovered two key genes that are essential for microbes to convert oxidized...

2013-08-01 23:23:25

“Best Places to Work” project celebrates innovative companies setting a new standard for healthy work-life balance. Durango, CO (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Mercury®, a leading provider of payment processing and revenue generating solutions, today was named to Outside Magazine’s sixth annual “Best Places to Work” list. The full list of the companies was published today at OutsideOnline.com/bestplacestowork. Outside’s “Best Places to Work” project celebrates the innovative...

2013-07-25 23:22:51

There is now a way to keep a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle for a longer period of time and be protected from the cost of unexpected auto repairs with an official Ford backed extended warranty service plan. Barkhamsted, CT (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Ford ESP, the official product of Ford Motor Company, has been busy these past few years developing new coverage products to better serve the consumer. These changes are terrific news for current owners of a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle who...

2013-07-24 23:24:32

Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied), one of the Midwest’s leading environmental consulting and contracting firms, recently announced the discontinuation of its residential mercury recycling program. Lima, Ohio (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 In March 2011, Allied launched an Ohio state-wide mercury recycling program for the purpose of providing a safe means of collecting and recycling unneeded mercury from residential and academic sources. While a small fee was applied to offset...


Latest Mercury Reference Libraries

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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2005-05-26 08:49:14

Mercury (element) Mercury, also called quicksilver, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Hg (from the Greek hydrargyrum, for watery (or liquid) silver) and atomic number 80. A heavy, silvery, transition metal, mercury is one of only two elements that are liquid at room temperature (the other is bromine). Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatuses. Mercury is mostly obtained by reduction from the mineral cinnabar. Notable...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Positional Astronomy -- Positional astronomy is the study of the positions of celestial objects. This is the oldest branch of astronomy and dates back to antiquity. Observations of celestial objects are important for religious and astrological purposes, as well as for timekeeping. Ancient structures associated with positional astronomy include: -- Chichn Itz -- The Medicine Wheel -- The Pyramids -- Stonehenge -- The Temple of the Sun The unaided human eye can...

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