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2013-11-13 12:21:37

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) has announced the recipients of the new awards program, the GEMI Solution Excellence Award. GEMI's Chair Neville Dias, Director, Reporting & Analysis, Carnival Corporation & plc stated, "I am pleased to announce that GEMI has selected the recipients of the inaugural GEMI Solution Excellence Award to be Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) and Smithfield Foods. The...

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2013-10-15 10:20:36

[ Watch the Video: Lightning Strikes Can Change Mountains ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using a simple magnetic compass and a little ingenuity, researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa have found that lighting strikes have a far greater impact on mountaintops than previously thought, according to a report of their experiments in the journal Geomorphology. During powerful thunderstorms, lightning strikes can hit rocks...

2013-02-07 12:22:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) released an updated and enhanced Suggested Data Source List for its GEMI Local Water Tool(TM) (LWT) and the GEMI LWT(TM) for Oil and Gas. The new list may be found on the tool web page, www.gemi.org/localwatertool, under the "Resources" Tab as the "Suggested Data Sources" button and has replaced the original file from March 2012. "GEMI is pleased to announce the release of the...

2012-08-22 10:27:06

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Digital Systems, Inc. -- Key Digital(®) is proud to introduce its first complete system solution brought to fruition by Compass Control(®) and the Compass Alliance(TM) partners. Compass Control(®) represents the first fully integrated major control system built from the ground up to use Apple's iOS 5 devices - iPad(®), iPhone(®), and iPod touch(®) - as its backbone. Key Digital(®), in conjunction with...

2012-07-10 06:29:32

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategy acceleration firm, Compass Intelligence, issued a new report on Mobile Device Reuse and Recycling this week, which includes an assessment of the used device ecosystem and a ranking of the carrier trade-in/buyback programs. For the second consecutive year, Sprint's Buyback Program is the top ranked out of the major U.S. carriers. The ranking compares the trade-in programs of Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular....

2012-06-12 06:27:01

DETROIT, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Self Storage located at 50837 Van Dyke Avenue in Shelby Township, invites the general public to attend their Grand Re-Opening and Barbeque Extravaganza event taking place on Saturday, June 16 from 1 - 3 pm at the store. Compass recently expanded the store by adding a new state-of-the-art building that features various unit sizes from small to commercial size. "We are excited to expand our offering to the local market and further serve the self...

2012-06-01 23:02:21

For a very limited time some new Suunto Ambit GPS watches are available at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Currently the watch is sold out through mid-September so this small amount of publicly available stock is not anticipated to last very long. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 The Heart Rate Watch Company is pleased to announce that they have some additional Suunto Ambit GPS watches in stock for a very limited time only. "This has been the most difficult GPS watch on the planet to find...

2012-05-24 10:25:37

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Digital is extending an exclusive invitation to all Pro A/V integrators, contractors, consultants, dealers and sales personnel to a personal tour of the totally redesigned Key Digital(® )booth at InfoComm 2012! Come see our newest additions to the Key Digital product portfolio, and get the rare opportunity to meet industry pioneer and holder of 40 HDTV patents, Mike Tsinberg. Key Digital(®) welcomes all InfoComm 2012...

2012-05-11 06:26:07

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Digital Systems, Inc. -- The Experts in Digital Video Technology and Solutions is excited to reveal that it has developed its first comprehensive control system called Compass Control®. Compass Control® represents the first fully integrated major control system built from the ground up to use Apple's iOS 5 devices -- iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® -- as its backbone. Key Digital® in conjunction with Compass...

2012-04-25 02:34:45

DALLAS, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Datacenters has named Brent Behrman as Senior Vice President of Sales for the company, a role that will include leading Compass Datacenters' direct and channel sales efforts and overseeing development of the company's sales organization over time. Mr. Behrman joins Compass Datacenters from Digital Realty, the global data center provider, where he was Senior Vice President of Sales. "Brent is highly respected in the data center industry because...


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2010-10-21 16:58:49

The compass is a tool that helps the user navigate using the Earth's magnetic poles by using a magnetized pointer that reacts to magnetic fields. Since a compass can be used to calculate a heading it quickly improved the safety and efficiency of travel, especially ocean travel. It has only recently been replaced by Global Positioning Systems. It works by indicating the direction of the magnetic north of a planet's magnetosphere. Generally the face of a compass highlights the north, south,...

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