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2013-05-21 23:17:33

Platinum Supplemental Insurance sales representatives and employees took time out from their vacation award trip to Los Cabos, Mexico, to help renovate a low income elderly "day house" there. Platinum wanted to create an opportunity for the staff to 'give back' to the community in some way, while enjoying their annual award trip. Dubuque, IA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Nearly 40 Platinum Supplemental Insurance Sales Representatives and employees took time out of an award trip in Los Cabos, Mexico,...

2013-05-16 23:27:06

The corporate headquarters at Platinum Supplemental Insurance in Dubuque, Iowa, announces the promotion of Lindsay Wagner to Compliance Supervisor. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance has recently promoted Lindsay Wagner of Dubuque, Iowa, to compliance supervisor in the company´s Compliance Department – responsible for making sure the company stays in good standing with all legal regulations related to insurance products and sales. Lindsay joined...

2013-05-15 23:24:35

The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Dubuque dignitaries will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at the historic Platinum Building, home of Platinum Supplemental Insurance, their corporate headquarters in Dubuque's lower Main Street district. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for the The Platinum Building on Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m., directly followed by a Chamber Business PM from 5-7 p.m....

Unique Method Developed To Create Uniform Nanoparticles
2013-05-06 12:40:35

University of Illinois University of Illinois researchers have developed a new way to produce highly uniform nanocrystals used for both fundamental and applied nanotechnology projects. “We have developed a unique approach for the synthesis of highly uniform icosahedral nanoparticles made of platinum (Pt),” explained Hong Yang, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a faculty affiliate at the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Illinois....

2013-02-26 23:02:41

Meet Michael Berg, Chief Operating Officer of Administration, and James Lange, Chief Operating Officer of Third Party Administration. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance has hired two new executives as part of the company´s proactive planning strategy for continued growth and expansion in 2013. Joining Platinum are Chief Operating Officer of Administration, Michael Berg, and Chief Operating Officer of Third Party Administration, James Lange, both of...


Latest Platinum Reference Libraries

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.