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2013-08-13 23:00:37

15th Asia Cementrade Summit, on the 24-25 Sep, 2013 in Yangon, will host Government Officials from Ministry of Industry, Myanmar Investment Commission, Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Transport and cement industry players, in an information-packed event, unveiling timely updates on upcoming cement market opportunities in Asia. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 [15th Asia Cementrade Summit, on the 24-25 Sep, 2013 in Yangon, is honored to host Government Officials from Ministry of...

2008-08-28 12:01:16

Following the decision of the Icelandic government to start tendering exclusive licences in January 2009 for oil exploration in the Dreki area (in the Atlantic, northeast of Iceland on the Jan Mayen Ridge, between Iceland and Jan Mayen Island), an international conference has been announced in Reykjavik on 4-5 September. The Icelandic National Energy Authority and the Ministry of Industry have organized the conference, which is entitled Iceland Exploration Conference 2008:...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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