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2014-03-11 00:22:09

VANCOUVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") informs that, on Friday March 7(th), its Yauricocha Mine in Peru gradually shut down its mining and processing operations due to certain difficulties involving a group of workers employed by some of Sierra's mining contractors that provide services to the Company. On Sunday March 9(th), the parties reached an agreement regarding the workers' requests and the Yauricocha...

2014-03-09 23:02:00

Indoor air quality has been plummeting in recent years, and Clean Crawls has released a blog series educating consumers on part of the problem—mold. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Clean Crawls, a company well known for their crawl space cleaning and insulating services, has stated, many times, their passion for improving indoor air quality. After all, most people spend the majority of their time indoors. Because of this, and their knowledge of what can be lurking in and beneath...

2014-03-07 08:21:31

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/252gpz/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Paraformaldehyde Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Paraformaldehyde Industry' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global paraformaldehyde industry...

2014-03-06 23:28:54

Now that temperatures are rising and rainfall is increasing in Atlanta, structureMEDIC is warning homeowners of increased potential for mold growth caused by water damage from pipes frozen and gutters damaged by the recent ice and snow storms. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 As the temperatures around Atlanta continue to fluctuate, structureMEDIC, Atlanta mold remediation specialists, is cautioning homeowners to be diligent about properly cleaning water damage caused by frozen and...

2014-03-06 16:23:43

PITTSBURGH, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A United Steelworkers (USW) health and safety expert testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today to support and offer recommendations on implementing President Obama's executive order to improve chemical facility safety and security. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The Senate committee's hearing was titled "Preventing Potential Chemical Threats and Improving Safety:...

2014-03-06 08:29:55

A single goal of enhancing employee health CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Health, the leading provider of outcomes-based wellness programs, announced today an expansion of its capabilities with the acquisition of Health Solutions, an award-winning provider of onsite comprehensive wellness services to organizations in the United States and around the world. The acquisition creates the largest U.S.-based, independent company offering integrated workplace wellness...

2014-03-05 23:30:21

The mold problem in a Dayton public housing reportedly prompted a protest from the residents. To avoid mold effects of the same extent, My Cleaning Products advised the public to kill mold quick with two organic-based mold removal sprays. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 According to the residents of a public housing in Dayton, the mold in the building was deteriorating their health. And based on a report from springfieldnewssun.com dated March 03, 2014, that prompted the tenants to...

2014-03-05 12:31:47

Integration of SmartPrepare with Award-winning Emergency Notification Capabilities Brings Emergency Managers Unprecedented Planning and Communications Capabilities FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced major enhancements to its SmartPrepare(TM) emergency management platform. Particular highlights include the integration of award-winning emergency notification capabilities for targeted...

2014-03-05 12:31:14

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegScan, Inc. is pleased to announce the development of original online audit protocols for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA. Developed as a supplement to our U.S. TEAM (The Environmental Assessment and Management) Guides(TM) products, these comprehensive audit protocols keep California facilities in compliance with the strictest safety standards in the United States. The California...

2014-03-04 23:20:59

Leading mining companies, EPCs, water & regulatory experts assemble to optimize mine water management. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the water and mining industries, is excited to announce the next version of its Water Management for Mining Tutorial, scheduled for May 14-15 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel in Vancouver, BC. As Federal and Provincial environmental rules and regulations governing the...


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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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