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2014-06-06 23:02:41

In-demand market research report “Winning and Retaining Business in the Australian Mining Equipment Sector, 2014” worked out by Timetric is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The Australian customers primarily tend to pay attention to products quality and also availability of replacement parts while choosing mining equipment. The domestic suppliers perform well, but in the most important areas the customer satisfaction in frequently lowest. Such...

2014-06-06 20:20:36

Operating Activities Temporarily Suspended VANCOUVER, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) is saddened to report that a fatal accident occurred at its Cozamin Mine on the evening of Thursday, June 5, 2014. A contract miner was struck by a falling rock while working in an active mine face. He was transported immediately to hospital in Zacatecas and pronounced dead on arrival. "Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to our miner, his family, and our...

2014-06-06 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement today regarding the release of the report sent to the White House by an interagency Working Group as part of Executive Order 13650, "Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security": "We value the hard work that went into generating these important recommendations and have appreciated the opportunity to participate throughout the process to offer our views for...

2014-06-04 23:13:19

Clean Crawls, a Seattle-based crawl space cleanout and attic insulation company, recently released a blog post answering the top three questions that homeowners ask about crawl space humidity levels. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 “Homeowners want to know where to start,” Clean Crawls says in their recent blog article in which they answer the top three questions homeowners ask regarding crawl space humidity levels. “The answers to these questions give practical recommendations to...

2014-06-04 23:07:17

Triumvirate Environmental Inc. is launching Smiles 4 Safety (#Smiles4Safety), the first-ever month-long, safety-education series of its kind. This series will be comprised of entertaining and educational images, memes, dance videos and more on workplace safety posted digitally every day. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Each year, the National Safety Council uses June's National Safety Month to bring attention to key safety issues. This includes everything from tripping and...

2014-06-04 16:25:41

New service extends core Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to meet the specific needs of the Brazilian workforce; enables organizations to choose among a full complement of health and wellness services to increase employee productivity, mitigate risk, lower costs and assure compliance. SAO PAULO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnut Global Partners Brazil (CGPB), a pioneer in providing Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) across Brazil, today announced the launch of EAP FLEX, a new...

2014-06-04 12:28:47

High participation can be achieved regardless of industry, company size, and geographic concentration according to analysis from The Vitality Group CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies with the highest level of employee engagement in workplace wellness programs have a strong communication strategy, offer a combination of up front incentives, and use employee rewards. These are among the findings of an in-depth statistical analysis conducted by The Vitality Group, part of the...

2014-06-03 23:16:57

Bleck Design Group, an award-winning industrial design and engineering firm, will feature examples of user-friendly home medical products and ergonomic office equipment at MD&M (Medical Design & Manufacturing) East in New York, June 10-12, 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Bleck Design Group, a product design firm based in the Boston area, will feature examples of ergonomic home medical products and office equipment at MD&M East, during June 10-12, 2014, at the Jacob...

2014-06-03 23:05:51

Dallas attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses National Safety Month, and offers a few important safety tips. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 June is National Safety Month, and the National Safety Council (together with a number of interested stakeholders) have planned numerous activities to sensitize the public on the importance of being safe at all times. On this year’s menu, the council hopes to strengthen its commitment towards educating the public on topics such as prescription drug abuse, slip and...

2014-06-03 12:26:36

Companies Recognized as Responsible Care® Company of the Year at ACC Annual Meeting COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) presented its Responsible Care Company of the Year award today to four member companies, Ethyl Corporation, Celanese Corporation, LyondellBasell and Bayer Corporation, in recognition of each of the companies' outstanding achievements in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S)...


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2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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2005-05-26 09:07:13

Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...

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2005-05-26 08:34:39

Orpiment is a common monoclinic crystalline mineral - Chemical Composition: As2S3, arsenic trisulfide - Molecular Weight: 246.04 gm - Hardness: 1.5-2 - Optical refractive index: Biaxial (-), a=2.4, b=2.81, g=3.02 Orpiment is a mineral that is found world-wide, and occurs as a sublimation product in volcanic fumaroles, low temperature hydrothermal veins, hot springs and as a byproduct of the decay of another arsenic mineral, realgar. It takes its name from the Latin...

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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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