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Concrete Bridge Survives Series Of Simulated Earthquakes

Concrete Bridge Survives Series Of Simulated Earthquakes

Mike Wolterbeek, University of Nevada, Reno A 70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survived a series of earthquakes in the first multiple-shake-table experiment in the University of Nevada, Reno's new Earthquake Engineering Lab, the newest...

Latest Nevada Stories

2014-07-23 23:27:50

AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that it now delivers more than 50,000 crime alerts every day to members in nearly 1,500 neighborhoods across the valley. These critical safety alerts help people keep their families and neighbors safer. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that is now delivers more than 50,000 crime...

2014-07-23 23:23:14

The sage grouse straddling the California and Nevada border now have a fighting chance to recover and thrive without a need for listing under the Endangered Species Act. The credit goes largely to the Bi-State Local Area Working Group—the unsung champions from ranchers to conservationists to agencies who have quietly worked cooperatively for the past decade to craft the 2012 Bi-State Action Plan and put it into action. Reno, NV (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The sage grouse straddling the...

2014-07-23 12:28:14

Helicopter Delivers Finishing Touch for the Lavish Nobu Villa Set to Debut in Late Summer LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas has a knack for doing things in a big, dramatic fashion and that was certainly the case when it came to the delivery of the final piece of the world's first Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace. The widely-lauded boutique hotel received an impressive Japanese-inspired onsen tub via helicopter for installation on the sweeping terrace of the lavish 10,300...

2014-07-23 08:30:44

LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX), a medical cannabis research and development company, announced today that it is filing for two medical marijuana dispensary locations in Las Vegas, Nevada. These locations are in addition to the Clark County, Nevada dispensary for which the company has received a special use permit, as previously announced. GrowBLOX Sciences' CEO Craig Ellins stated, "We are pleased to be submitting two new applications...

2014-07-22 08:24:37

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "CMI" or "we") (NYSE MKT: LODE) today announced selected unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. 2014 Second Quarter Highlights -- Nevada Mining Association's 2014 Safety Awards Honors Comstock Mining with a first place Safety Award. Barrick and Newmont were the only other winners in the medium-sized category. -- Mining revenue from the sale of gold...

2014-07-19 12:20:31

NFL Former Pro-Bowl Quarterback Mark Rypien beats out 14 fellow celebrities to take home the championship for charity LAKE TAHOE, Nev., July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 18(th) 15 of some of the world's most legendary athletes and entertainers competed in Lake Tahoe for the Korbel Closest-to-the-Pin Challenge as part of the American Century Championship, currently being played at the Edgewood Golf Course. NFL Former Pro Bowl Quarterback Mark Rypien who was the inaugural...

2014-07-17 12:25:15

- Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and More Place Their Bets on Oct. 3-5 - NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation, the creators of premier country music festivals Watershed and Faster Horses, in collaboration with MGM Resorts International, today revealed its newest music festival: Route 91 Harvest. Originally known as Route 91, the three-day country music festival takes its name from the iconic Las Vegas Boulevard. The festival, scheduled Oct. 3-5,...

2014-07-16 23:00:53

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has commenced the on-orbit checkout phase for six ORBCOMM Generation 2 (OG2) satellites, establishing communication with each satellite as planned. Sparks, Nev. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has commenced the on-orbit checkout phase for six ORBCOMM Generation 2 (OG2) satellites, establishing communication with each satellite as planned. The satellites, which will replenish the current first generation ORBCOMM constellation, were...

2014-07-15 23:14:13

North American Seminars provides pre-approved course that can be used for re-licensure for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in California and Nevada. Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint, a PT Online Continuing Education Course from Healthclick has been pre-approved for 10 hrs for PT & PTA's licensed in CA and NV. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint is an online physical therapy continuing education course...

2014-07-15 16:26:01

LAS VEGAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will release the Company's financial results for the second quarter 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. The Company will host a conference call that day at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, which will include a brief discussion of the results followed by a question and answer session. The call will be accessible via the Internet through www.mgmresorts.com under the Investors section or by...


Latest Nevada Reference Libraries

Eldorado National Forest
2013-12-24 11:56:03

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...

Tahoe Tessie
2013-09-17 13:30:17

Tahoe Tessie is a creature that reportedly inhabits North America’s largest alpine lake, Lake Tahoe, which is located in two states, Nevada and California, and has depths up to 1,645 feet. Stories of the creature date back to the mid-1800s told by the Washoe and Paiute tribes. They claimed Tessie lives in an underwater tunnel beneath Cave Rock. Witnesses of the creature state varying descriptions. The length ranges from ten to eighty feet long. It has a large serpent-like body with a...

Great Basin National Park
2013-04-17 17:12:12

Great Basin National Park is located in Nevada in the United States. The park holds 77,180 acres of land in the arid mountainous area between the Wasatch Mountains and Sierra Nevada mountain range, known as the Great Basin. It is located in the east central portion of Nevada about 290 miles from Las Vegas. In 1922, President Warren G. Harding established the area around and within the Lehman Caves, a popular tourist attraction, as a national monument and in 1986, the area was merged with...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 13:18:39

Fallon Nevada is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain which has a huge impact in the type of weather in the region and is more of an arid type pattern. Temperatures for Fallon NV: December and January mark the coldest months in the area with average temps around 20-40F. February through March temps warm into the average of 30-50 increasing to 60 by March. April is a mild month with temps in the 40-60 range on average. May and June the average temps warm to 50-70...

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
2012-07-17 13:48:38

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located along the Eastern portion of California and the Western Portion of Nevada have a huge impact on the weather in this region. The first is the Sana Anna winds. These are very warm winds that ascend from the mountains westward back into the basins of California in such places like Los Angeles. These are very dry winds that can heat the temps up into the 100s and can cause rapidly forming fires. When weather systems come in from the west they hit these...

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