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2014-09-09 12:30:48

CLEVELAND, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a second time, Associated General Contractors (AGC) awarded Independence Excavating its National AGC Safety Excellence Award - First Place in the Federal and Heavy Division for 700,000 to 1,000,000 hours worked. Independence Excavating received this award based upon its exceptional safety performance, well-implemented safety program and an incident rate at least 25% below that of their AGC member peers....

2014-09-09 08:23:20

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy rainfall this winter may cause dangerous levels of mold to develop in houses vulnerable to water damage. Getting a residential mold inspection performed by a certified professional lets Houston residents take care of mold formation before it develops into a serious problem. An El Nino occurs when an upwelling of cold water off the coast of South America pushes warmer water into the western basin of the Pacific Ocean. These warm waters...

2014-09-09 08:22:45

VANCOUVER, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT) (BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company"), a Canadian mining company focused on the production of silver and base metals from Peru and Mexico, is pleased to announce that, as part of an ongoing corporate development strategy, Victoria Vargas has joined Sierra Metals as Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. In this role, Ms. Vargas will be the primary liaison between Sierra and its...

2014-09-09 08:22:43

ST. JOHN'S, NL, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) announced today an investment of $750,000 in support of a demonstration plant at Rambler Metals' Ming Copper-Gold mine in Baie Verte. This demonstration technology has the potential to significantly extend the life of the Ming Mine beyond the current six years. The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister Responsible for RDC, made the announcement today at the Geo Centre. "Research and development is integral...

2014-09-08 23:10:04

Integrating Heart Rate and All-day Activity Data, Empowering Users to Lead Healthier Lives Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Digifit®, a leading mobile-health technology company and developer of the heart rate monitoring, team and corporate wellness apps, announced today the data integration partnership with Misfit, creators of the popular Shine activity tracker. Users can now integrate steps, daily caloric burn, activity, sleep and other valuable health information from...

2014-09-08 23:02:52

Best practices for concussion safety education will be among the topics addressed at the groundbreaking youth sports health and safety SmartTeams Play Safe™: Protecting the Health & Safety of the Whole Child In Youth Sports By Implementing Best Practices summit on Monday, September 15, 2014 at Harvard Medical School in Boston, sponsored by MomsTEAM Institute, a leading youth sports health and safety think tank and watchdog group. Concord, MA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Best...

2014-09-05 08:20:56

VANCOUVER, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT) (BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") announces the resignation of Chief Financial Officer, Fernando Piccini, who is leaving to pursue an opportunity with another company. Mr. Piccini's resignation is effective September 5, 2014. Mr. Piccini has served as Chief Financial Officer of Sierra since July 14, 2011. Audra Walsh, President and CEO of Sierra Metals, commented: "On behalf of Sierra Metals, I would...

2014-09-04 23:11:41

Hoggan Scientific, LLC, a recognized world leader in the design, manufacture and sales of medical physical evaluation and industrial testing products, continues to expand its growth into new global markets to make available to healthcare and ergonomic professionals. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Hoggan Scientific is pleased to announce the company’s strong growth with the introduction and global expansion of its medical dynamometers, ergonomic force gauges, and data...

2014-09-03 23:13:54

Do recent news stories of workplace incidents make you wonder if your company has its "safety-related matters" in order? Let the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist® (COSS) program help you figure it out. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 During the week of October 27th through October 31st, the Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) will be hosting another Certified Occupational Safety Specialist® (COSS) class at its Sewell, NJ facility located at the Rowan...

2014-09-03 12:31:13

Global provider of employee assistance programs expands resources and reach to address rising demand for counseling, crisis intervention and wellness services across Mexico BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnut Global Partners (www.chestnutglobalpartners.org), a provider of culturally-aware employee assistance and wellness programs to companies worldwide, today named Mauricio Moncayo Valarezo as Director Sales for CGP Mexico (CGPM). Mauricio will lead CGP Mexico'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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