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2013-05-30 23:22:03

Platinum Supplemental Insurance recently announced that it has furthered its commitment to sustainable business practices by joining The Petal Project, a green business certification program. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance has furthered its commitment to sustainable business practices by joining The Petal Project, a green business certification program. The Petal Project provides a framework for businesses dedicated to reducing energy, water and other...

2013-05-28 23:16:08

Platinum Supplemental Insurance employees and sales representatives have taken part in the Dubuque Relay for Life program since 2008 by using a variety of events to help raise money: bake sales, paying for “dress down” days, costume contests, bowling and golf outings, chili cook-offs, automatic payroll deductions and more. In both 2011 and 2012, Platinum was awarded the “Top Fundraising Company Team” in Dubuque by the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Dubuque,...

2013-05-24 23:26:32

Platinum Supplemental Insurance Sales Representative Mary Lee Satterlee of Bunceton, Missouri, is promoted to Sales Team Leader. Her advancement comes after two years of commitment and efforts. Dubuque, IA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Platinum Supplemental Insurance recently promoted Mary Satterlee, of Bunceton, Missouri, to sales team leader. Satterlee started her Platinum sales career in 2011. Her commitment and efforts advanced her career to lead a team of sales representatives selling Platinum...

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....


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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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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