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2014-08-12 12:21:26

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Investment Casting Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2170347/Global-Investment-Casting-Market-2014-2018.html About Investment Casting Investment casting is an industrial process in which high technology waxes are used to form patterns that allow the production of components with accuracy, repeatability, versatility, and integrity in a variety of metals and...

2014-08-12 12:21:11

MONTREAL, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This year's Air Canada Foundation golf tournament raised a record of over $1,000,000 in support of organizations focused on health and wellbeing of children in Canada. Now in its third year, the tournament was held Monday, August 11(th), at the Saint Raphaël Golf Club, Québec. The event featured 73 teams totaling 292 golfers from across North America. It included a full day of golf followed by dinner and silent and live auctions of items...

2014-08-12 08:36:59

HOLON, Israel, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation [http://www.sapiens.com ], (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with an emerging focus on the broader financial services sector, announced today that it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter financial results, today, August 12th, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (4:30 p.m. Israel Time). Please call the following...

2014-08-12 08:33:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After more than 17 years at the head of Cascades Tissue Group, Mrs. Suzanne Blanchet, President and CEO, announced today that she was passing the torch and leaving the Tissue Group to join the corporate ranks of the Cascades management team as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Development. Mr. Jean Jobin will succeed her and add the title of President to that of Chief Operating Officer which he already holds. "I am very proud of how...

dinosaur footprint
2014-08-12 07:36:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of researchers led by Jahan Ramezani of MIT’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences has discovered evidence that dinosaurs lived in North America millions of years earlier than previously suggested. Writing in the latest edition of the American Journal of Science, Ramezani and his colleagues state that precise dating of rocks which were found in the southern US and contained dinosaur fossils, suggest the...

2014-08-11 23:03:11

The Well Completion Tools Market in North America report defines and segments the well completion tools market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-well-completion-tools-3037547127.html (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The Well Completion Tools Market in North America report defines and segments the well completion tools market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The well completion tools market in...

2014-08-11 23:03:06

The North American Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-minerals-nutraceuticals-2549066544.html (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The North American Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The minerals market in North America is estimated to grow from around $538.9 million in 2012 to...

2014-08-11 16:32:37

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Smart Transportation Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1211319/Global-Smart-Transportation-Market-2014-2018.html About Smart TransportationSmart transportation is a technologically advanced transportation system that uses IT to improve roadway, railway, airway, and marine transport networks. The increasing number of vehicles on the road has forced governments to...

2014-08-11 16:29:34

- Q2 Revenue of $1.1 Billion CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) today announced 2014 second quarter financial results in-line with guidance issued in June 2014. Second quarter 2014 revenue increased 13% to $1.1 billion from $978 million for the prior year quarter. The quarterly revenue increase was driven by a 23% increase in the Oil & Gas segment, a 49% increase in the Power Generation segment and a 6% increase in the...

2014-08-11 16:26:27

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Data Center UPS Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1361308/Global-Data-Center-UPS-Market-2014-2018.html About Data Center UPSA data center UPS is the intermediary interface between power mains and data center equipment. Data center UPS systems provide continuous high-quality electrical power which facilitates efficient functioning of an enterprise network. UPS...


Latest North America Reference Libraries

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...

Brown Bear, Ursus arctos
2013-05-17 22:30:23

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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