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2010-11-16 04:06:00

LONDON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketPublishers Ltd has recently enlarged European Union Market Reports Package 2010 containing research reports on a range of EU markets. European Union Market Reports Package 2010 has been extended with Paints, Pigments, Mastics And Inks Market Reports. Each research report in question presents an in-depth analysis of the overall European Union market and local markets for the respective types of paints, pigments, mastics and inks. Each Paints,...

2010-10-13 05:00:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that following testing by pigment and welding rod producers of its proposed range of Cerro Blanco rutile concentrates, the Company has signed its first Letter of Intent off-take agreement with a major pigment producer for the supply of standard grade rutile concentrate. The Letter of Intent, which at this stage is non-binding on the parties and...

2010-09-02 12:24:30

New technique may help restorers identify decades-old pigments A team of McGill chemists have discovered that a technique known as photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy could be used to identify the composition of pigments used in art work that is decades or even centuries old. Pigments give artist's materials color, and they emit sounds when light is shone on them. "The chemical composition of pigments is important to know, because it enables museums and restorers to know how the paints will...

2010-06-30 04:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tronox Incorporated (Pink Sheets: TROXA, TROXB) The Tiwest Joint Venture partners Exxaro Resources Limited (Exxaro) and Tronox Incorporated (Tronox) today announced that the joint venture has successfully commissioned the Tiwest Kwinana titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment plant expansion project and is ready to commence production and ramp-up of the expanded plant. The expansion will increase the plant's production by approximately 40ktpa to...

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2010-05-05 09:30:18

A team of researchers from the University of Barcelona (UB) has discovered remains of Egyptian blue in a Romanesque altarpiece in the church of Sant Pere de Terrassa (Barcelona). This blue pigment was used from the days of ancient Egypt until the end of the Roman Empire, but was not made after this time. So how could it turn up in a 12th Century church? Egyptian blue or Pompeian blue was a pigment frequently used by the ancient Egyptians and Romans to decorate objects and murals. Following...

2010-02-05 18:03:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Viridian Joule, Inferno Orange, Tucson Bronze, and Cocoa Metallic are some of the newest car color names to hit the market. However, the most popular choices are from a more muted palette. See video from General Motors at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/oneClip_C/?feed=fYcpY76HV99dBGh6zvNVmq7XFbIjJmmV According to the 2009 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Report, silver is the top vehicle color choice globally. White took the top spot in North American,...

2009-11-18 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Zinc, Zinc Pigments And Salts - A World Market Review http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164502/Zinc-Zinc-Pigments-And-Salts---A-World-Market-Review.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Zinc has an inherent ability to gel with both contemporary and traditional construction designs. The metal offers durable performance at...

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2009-11-17 08:04:55

An accidental discovery in a laboratory at Oregon State University has apparently solved a quest that over thousands of years has absorbed the energies of ancient Egyptians, the Han dynasty in China, Mayan cultures and more "“ the creation of a near-perfect blue pigment. Through much of recorded human history, people around the world have sought inorganic compounds that could be used to paint things blue, often with limited success. Most had environmental or durability issues. Cobalt...

2009-10-06 10:08:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Super Concentrates of Polymer Dyes Market Research http://www.reportlinker.com/p0152411/Reportlinker-Adds-Super-Concentrates-of-Polymer-Dyes-Market-Research.html This review concentrates on the study of the global and CIS markets for super-concentrates of polymer dyes and related products. It describes their properties and types. The...

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2009-09-13 12:37:08

Imagine a polka-dotted postage stamp that can sniff out poisonous gases or deadly toxins simply by changing colors. As reported in the Sept. 13 issue of the journal Nature Chemistry, Kenneth Suslick and his team at the University of Illinois have developed an artificial nose for the general detection of toxic industrial chemicals (TICs) that is simple, fast and inexpensive "“ and works by visualizing odors. This sensor array could be useful in detecting high exposures to chemicals that...


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2005-06-23 09:04:50

Chameleons are small to mid-size reptiles that belong to one of the best known lizard families (Chamaeleonidae). They are famous for their ability to change their color also because of their elongated tongue and their eyes which can be moved independently of each other. The name "Chameleon" means "earth lion" and is derived from the Greek words chamai (on the ground, on the earth) and leon (lion). Distribution and habitat The main distribution of Chameleons is Africa and Madagascar,...

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