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2015-05-01 23:00:42

Pioneer Millworks will introduce the latest weathered and textured reclaimed wood products with original hard-earned patinas at the ICFF trade show in NYC May 16 - 19. Farmington

2015-05-01 16:32:58

52 Republicans Express Support for Prevailing Wage Statute WASHINGTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by North America's Building Trades

2015-05-01 16:23:22

~ Greenbrier commends both governments' new tank car design standards as a step in the right direction ~ LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies,

2015-05-01 12:32:35

MCL Domains Leverages a State-of-the-Art Technology Platform and High Touch Customer Service to Administer Large Portfolios Worldwide SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marksmen,

2015-05-01 12:23:23

HOUSTON, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Energy is pleased to announce expansion of its service footprint to include

2015-05-01 12:21:47

HAMILTON, ON, MAY 1, 2015 /CNW/ - National Steel Car welcomes today's joint announcement of the North American harmonized regulations for the next generation of stronger and safer rail tank

2015-05-01 12:21:25

DUBLIN, May 01, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vxvwzv/north_america)

2015-05-01 12:20:42

DALLAS, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Lightweight Materials Market by Material (Metals, Composites, & Plastics), by Application (Structural, Powertrain,

2015-04-30 23:15:03

Scheidt & Bachmann USA, Inc., a leading provider of Fare Collection Systems and Services for mass transit, is pleased to announce the appointment of Francois Nadeau as Director of Project

2015-04-30 23:06:04

The Polystyrene market in North America expected to grow significantly in the coming years owing to industrialization and increasing application in different industries.


Latest North America Reference Libraries

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Corbicula fluminea
2013-10-11 11:17:31

Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Corbiculidae. This species is originally from Asian origin, therefore it is often referred to as the Asian Clam or Asiatic Clam. Within the aquarium and koi pond trade it is frequently called the Golden Clam or Golden Freshwater Clam. Within southeast Asia its known as the Prosperity Clam or the Good Luck Clam. It has been introduced into many parts of the world such as North America...

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

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  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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