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2011-08-09 00:00:30

Supported by an authoritative panel, the 6th Middle East CemenTrade takes stock of the current and future cement landscape. Over 1.5 days, leading cement industry experts will present the latest trends in pricing, capacity and supply/demand outlook.

2011-07-11 04:20:00

BOSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrissey & Company, the leading reputation communications firm headquartered in Boston, today announced the addition of three new clients.

2011-07-05 06:53:00

Results include massive sulphide intersections of 54.19 metres grading 4.97% Cu, 0.19g/t Au, 0.85% Zn and 9.63g/t Ag from 44.42 metres down hole at Mahab 4, and 13.60 metres grading 3.22% Cu, 0.08 g/t Au, 0.02% Zn and 0.76 g/t Ag from 43.86 metres depth at Maqail South TORONTO, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Gentor Resources, Inc.

2011-05-26 16:55:00

Results include massive sulphide intersections of 30.95 metres grading 3.16% Cu, 0.28 g/t Au, 1.29% Zn and 17.4 g/t Ag from 32.05 metres down hole, and 20.30 metres grading 5.79% Cu, 0.37 g/t Au, 2.42% Zn and 22.04 g/t Ag from 67.15 metres depth TORONTO, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Gentor Resources, Inc.

2011-04-27 03:07:00

MUSCAT, Oman, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next month's Oman Power & Water Summit will feature a highly impressive lineup of speakers with the confirmed participation of top government officials, the senior management of private companies, industry experts and other prominent personalities in the Sultanate's vibrant power and water sector. The roster of high-profile speakers will be led by the Chairman of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), H.E.

2011-04-21 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An American businessman whose massive limestone quarry in Oman was expropriated by that country's government has taken the first step towards initiating the first-ever investment arbitration under the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

2011-04-08 05:01:00

HOUSTON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.

Latest Oman Reference Libraries

Al Hajar Mountains
2013-04-19 20:58:17

The Hajar Mountains, which is Arabic for stone mountains, is located in northeastern Oman and the eastern United Arab Emirates are the highest mountain range within the eastern Arabian Peninsula. Lying 50 to 100 kilometers inland from the Gulf of Oman coast, they divide the low coastal plain of Oman from the high desert plateau. The mountains start in the north, creating the Musandam peninsula. From there, the Northern Hajjar runs southeast, parallel to the coast but also moving gradually...

Arabian Tahr, Arabitragus jayakari
2012-08-08 13:24:30

The Arabian tahr (Arabitragus jayakari) is a species of ungulate that is related to wild goats. This tahr is native to Arabia, residing in the Sultanate of Oman and in the Hajar Mountains located in United Arab Emirates. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,905 feet within its range. The Arabian tahr was first given the name Hemitragus jayakari, after it was described from specimens collected by Dr. A.S.G. Jayakar. In 2005, genetic studies found that it belonged in the newly created...

2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

2007-12-21 13:32:44

The Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Their ears are proportionately larger in relation to body size when compared to other species, an adaptation needed to disperse body heat. This subspecies is unusual, as it is not known to howl. Arabian wolves are unique among gray...

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Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.