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2010-09-16 07:00:00

TIANJIN, China, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shengkai Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: VALV; "Shengkai Innovations" or the "Company"), a leading ceramic valve manufacturer in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), today announced that it has celebrated the launch of its new production facility, in Tianjin. In July 2010, the Company announced that it had completed the construction of new manufacturing facility and commenced trial production. After completing installation of...

2010-09-13 04:30:00

BEIJING, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or "the Company") (NYSE: GSI), one of China's leading non-state-owned producers of steel products and aggregators of domestic steel companies, today announced that it has formed a new joint venture, Tianwu General Steel Material Trading Co., Ltd. ("Tianwu JV") with Tianjin Materials and Equipment Group Corporation ("TME Group"). The contributed capital of Tianwu JV is approximately $2.9 million...

2010-08-04 07:00:00

BEIJING, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wowjoint Holdings Limited ("Wowjoint," or the "Company") (Nasdaq: BWOW, BWOWU, BWOWW), a leading provider of customized heavy duty lifting and carrying machinery used in large scale infrastructure projects such as railway, highway and bridge construction, today announced that it has replaced the variable interest entity contractual arrangement between its PRC operating subsidiary, Beijing Wowjoint Machinery Company Limited ("Beijing Wowjoint") and its...

2010-07-27 07:00:00

TIANJIN, China, July 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shengkai Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: VALV; "Shengkai Innovations" or the "Company"), a leading ceramic valve manufacturer with operations in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), today provided an update on its newly established facility in Tianjin Airport Economic Area, approximately 7 miles away from Tianjin Binhai International Airport and 17 miles away from its current factory. The construction of the new manufacturing...

2010-07-09 07:00:00

TIANJIN, China, July 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On July 8th, a signing ceremony took place celebrating the "Investment Cooperation Agreement" between the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (Nangang Industrial Zone) and the Petrochemical Storage and Logistics Base Project of Tianjin Tai'ao Petrochemical Logistics Co., Ltd. The agreement was signed by He Shushan, Development Area Party Organization secretary and Administrative Committee director, and Tianjin Tai'ao Petrochemical...

2010-07-02 08:00:00

TIANJIN, China, July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On June 22nd, during his visit in Japan, Tianjin mayor Huang Xingguo met with Masaru Hashimoto, governor of Japan'sIbaraki prefecture, at the Hotel Okura Tokyo, where the two signed the "Memorandum on the Environmental Cooperation between the Tianjin Municipality of the People's Republic of China and Ibaraki Prefecture of the Nation of Japan." Tianjin and Japan have already established a solid foundation for cooperation in matters of...

2010-06-21 07:00:00

BEIJING, June 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (Nasdaq: YONG), ("Yongye" or the "Company") a leading manufacturer, developer and distributor of "Shengmingsu" brand plant and animal nutrient products in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Shengmingsu distribution network from its provincial level distributor in Hebei Province which is solely comprised of a customer list. The Company will pay $3.0 million in cash and issue...

2010-06-09 07:00:00

BEIJING, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China TransInfo Technology Corp., (Nasdaq: CTFO), ("China TransInfo" or the "Company"), a leading provider of intelligent transportation systems for highway and urban transportation management in China, announced today that the Company was recently awarded electronic toll collection ("ETC") beta contracts totaling RMB 4.5 million (approximately USD $0.7 million) in Jiangsu Province, Shaanxi Province and Tianjin Municipality. According to...

2010-06-07 05:00:00

BEIJING, June 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- City Bus Tour, a brand-new provider of sightseeing tours in Beijing, and eLong, a leading online travel company in China, joined forces to launch Discovering Beijing, Itinerary Strategy: Call for Competition. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100607/CL16325 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100607/CL16325 ) "Write down your own itinerary strategy and enjoy beautiful landscapes!" this is the slogan of the new initiative. April...

2010-05-25 07:00:00

In the news release, "China TransInfo to Hold Annual Meeting of Stockholders in Beijing," issued by China TransInfo Technology Corp., (Nasdaq: CTFO) on Friday, May 21, 2010 over PR Newswire Asia, we are advised by the Company that BDO China Li Xin Da Hua CPAs Co., Ltd. is a member firm of BDO International, instead of BDO Seidman, LLP. The complete corrected release follows. China TransInfo to Hold Annual Meeting of Stockholders in Beijing BEIJING, May 21...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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