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2013-07-26 23:17:22

EICC-GeSI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template and DRC Conflict Free Declaration available instantly on Ecliptek’s website. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 On July 24, 2013, a Federal judge upheld the disclosure requirements of the SEC Conflict Minerals Final Rule of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform Act. To help its customers comply with these court confirmed requirements, Ecliptek now provides instant access to an industry standard Microsoft Excel based EICC-GeSI Conflict...

2013-07-24 23:21:14

Company Level EICC-GeSI Conflict Minerals Template and DRC Conflict Free Declaration Online Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Ecliptek has added a DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) Conflict Free icon to its website that enables customers to quickly navigate to Ecliptek’s Conflict Minerals Compliance Resources page. Clicking on this icon from anywhere on Ecliptek’s website will immediately access direct links to the company’s EICC-GeSI Conflict Minerals Template and DRC Conflict...

2013-06-19 23:24:26

Recent conflict minerals update on reporting procedures shows very strong favorability in re-use of minerals derived from recycled sources. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 On August 22nd, 2012 the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1502 lays out new details for companies who deal with conflict minerals. This will become an important part of a company's electronic recycling program. Companies are becoming...

2013-01-19 23:04:20

℠Tis the season for freezing — frozen water in pipes can cause them to burst, resulting in tremendous and costly damage for homeowners. The owner of structureMEDIC, Atlanta water damage service, was recently interviewed about what homeowners can do to prevent pipes from freezing. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 While winter weather brings the beauty of freshly fallen snow, low temperatures can also cause indoor plumping pipes to freeze if they are also exposed to the cold....


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2005-05-26 11:30:45

Chert is a fine-grained silica-rich cryptocrystalline sedimentary rock that may contain small fossils. It varies greatly in color from white to black, but most often manifests as gray, brown, grayish brown and light green to rusty red; its color is an expression of trace elements present in the rock, and both red and green are most often related to traces of iron (in its oxidized and reduced forms respectively). It outcrops as nodules in limestone, chalk, and dolostone formations as a...

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2005-05-26 09:37:09

Limonite Limonite is a ferric hydrate of varying composition, the generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as Limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide. Together with hematite, it is mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is not a true mineral, however, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals, mostly Goethite. Limonite forms mostly in or near...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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