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2011-07-11 14:25:00

Applications Accepted Now for the WOSB/EDWOSB Contracting Program; Women's Chamber Holds National Conference for Women-Owned Contractors WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce has been approved by the Small Business Administration as a Third Party Certifier for the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program. Applications are now being accepted for firms eligible as WOSB and EDWOSB contractors. Information is available at...

2011-05-06 14:33:00

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As natural gas producers and public water companies race to meet the May 19th deadline to stop releasing diluted hydrofracking water contaminated with bromide and radioactive material from shale gas extraction into the state's rivers, one company has stepped forward with a technology validated by the PA Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the U.S. Department of Energy (US DOE) that treats the water and meets the new regulations...

2011-03-01 08:45:00

New Name Reflects Institute's Development of Solutions with Worldwide Impact KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of its growth from a regional institute founded 67 years ago to an internationally recognized research and development organization with offices and projects throughout the U.S. and overseas, Kansas City-based Midwest Research Institute has changed its name to MRIGlobal. "Our core areas of research--national security and defense, energy and...

2010-10-12 07:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF) ("NGBF" or the "Company") today announced the following organizational changes that are effective immediately: Mr. Cary J. Claiborne has resigned his position as the company's President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, to pursue new professional opportunities. Mr. Claiborne will be available to provide consulting services to the Company to insure a smooth...

2010-09-16 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the creation of the Simulation-Based Engineering User Center (SBEUC) that will facilitate collaborative computational research for energy applications. Funded with $20 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the SBEUC will be primarily used for developing and deploying the simulation tools developed under the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Simulation Initiative...

2010-09-15 17:33:53

A new technology for removing water from ultrafine coal slurry has been successfully tested at the commercial scale at an operating coal cleaning plant. The technology offers the possibility of reducing the coal slurry impoundment problem from the source. A peer-reviewed paper on this new technology was presented Sept. 15 at the 13th Australian Coal Preparation Society Conference, Cairns, Queensland. Cleaning coal after it has been mined is done with water. The bulk of the coal mined is...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.