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2013-04-30 23:03:31

New product line will allow installers to source decorative bollard covers and high-impact security posts from the same supplier. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd., North America´s premier supplier of bollards, bike racks, and custom castings announced moves to increase the level of convenience delivered to its customers today by releasing a line of steel pipe bollards for use in security applications. Reliance Foundry has always supplied top-notch bollards...

2013-04-08 23:02:21

316 Stainless steel construction will allow the new bollards to be used in more adverse environments than previous models. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd., North America´s premier supplier of bollards, bike racks, and custom castings, announced today that it will be adding four new models to its line of retractable bollards, allowing the sleek access control devices to be used in more applications than ever before. Retractable bollards are convenient...

2013-03-21 23:19:54

Addition of unique coating will improve durability and expand use of Reliance Foundry's Asset Protection Bollards, which are typically installed in retail and warehouse environments. (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd., North America´s premier supplier of bollards, bike racks and wheels, announced enhancements to its line of Asset Protection Bollards today that will increase their service-life and broaden their use. Since 2011, Reliance Foundry has supplied low-impact,...

Top Of The World: Google Maps Show Off Everest And Other Peaks
2013-03-18 16:37:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It was George Leigh Mallory who may have famously replied to the question “why do you want to climb Mount Everest” with the answer “because it´s there.” Whether he actually said those words or not is left to the ages, but what is certain is that Mallory and his climbing partner Andrew Irvine likely never made it to the summit of the world´s highest peak. Even if they did, which has been left to...

2012-07-13 10:43:05

Although acetazolamide is widely prescribed to prevent and treat acute mountain sickness (AMS), the appropriate dose at which it is effective and safe has not been clearly defined. A comprehensive review and meta-analysis of 24 studies comparing the efficacy and risks associated with increasing doses of acetazolamide is published in High Altitude Medicine & Biology, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers (http://www.liebertpub.com). The article is available free...

Ibuprofen Cures Altitude Sickness
2012-03-21 07:21:49

A new study by the Stanford University Medical Center reports that ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory medication that is used often as a painkiller, may prove effective at curbing the symptoms of acute mountain sickness. Symptoms include headache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and poor appetite. The researchers did a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 86 men and women, 58 men and 28 women. They traveled to the White Mountains northeast of Bishop, Ca. The participants stayed the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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