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2011-06-30 00:00:29

Denver-based Platte River Networks Earns Prestigious 2011 MVP of the USA Western Region from World's Largest Technology Distributor Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest information technology distributor, awarded Platte River Networks with the 2011 MVP of the USA Western Region at the 2011 Cloud Summit in Phoenix, Arizona June 1 "“ 2, 2011. The Ingram Micro Cloud Summit is the IT industry's leading partner-focused, education and training...

2010-12-22 14:54:00

DENVER, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Ventures announced today that it acquired all of the outstanding stock of Car-Ber Testing Services ("Car-Ber" or the "Company"), in partnership with the founders of the Company. Headquartered in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, Car-Ber is a leading provider of technical support and maintenance services to the petrochemical industry. "We are excited about this transaction and the opportunity it will afford our company to achieve its full...

2010-08-27 17:47:00

DENVER, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Ventures announced today that it took a controlling stake in Global X-Ray & Testing Corp. ("Global X-Ray" or the "Company") in partnership with the Company's founding family. Headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana, Global X-Ray is a leading provider of non-destructive testing and evaluation services to the oil and gas industry. "We are very excited and looking forward to working with our new partners at Platte River Ventures," said Chris...

2009-11-04 07:20:00

HUDSON, Colo., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BTrenchless, a Division of BT Construction, Inc., of Henderson, Colorado, just completed 4,200 linear feet of tunnels and bores for Aurora's Prairie Waters project. These tunnels were crucial to the completion of the $754,000,000 project. BTrenchless utilized various construction methods to account for the diverse ground conditions, including seven Microtunnels, four TBM's, two Hammer bores, and six Auger bores. Sizes of the installed tunnels ranged from...

2008-07-25 03:00:29

By Leslie Reed, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 25--ALDA, Neb. -- An unusual agreement on a 150-acre field near the Platte River has helped a young farmer purchase his first tract of land and the Nature Conservancy to protect habitat for whooping cranes and other migratory birds. The conservation easement on Troy Rainforth's soybean field is unusual because it allows wildlife habitat to also be farmed, said John T. Heaston of Cozad, Neb., director of the Nature Conservancy's Platte River...

2008-07-24 03:00:35

By David Hendee, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 24--RED CLOUD, Neb. -- The old tree-choked, shrub-infested, island- jammed ditch south of town has a new function this summer. A river runs through it. For the first time in at least 10 years, the Republican River is reclaiming its channel, flowing faster and virtually unhindered from the Harlan County Dam to Kansas, thanks to a new program to remove invasive vegetation. "We've got a good thing started here," said Mike Clements, general...

2008-06-22 06:00:06

By David Hendee, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 22--With the state facing a variety of water woes, Nebraska is considering changing the job credentials required for its next water czar. The March retirement of Ann Bleed as director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources launched a plan in the Legislature's waning days to study changing the minimum educational and professional requirements for her replacement. Some irrigation and natural resources interests want to eliminate...

2006-11-20 03:00:24

By David Hendee, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Nov. 19--Chris Kelly was puttering around the confluence of the Platte and Missouri in a flat-bottom riverboat when a silver missile practically fell into his lap. Thwack! Then again. Thunk! There were near-misses against the side of the vessel . . . Thud! Thud! . . . and into the river. Splash! Splash! Splash! The brief airborne assault from Asian silver carp is an increasingly common encounter near the mouth of the Platte...


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2012-06-14 12:17:36

Symbol: POPL Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CO, ND, NE, NM, UT, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta...

2012-06-18 09:54:09

Symbol: ASPL2 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ASPA31 Astragalus pachycarpus Torr. & A. Gray   GEPL3 Geoprumnon plattense (Nutt.) Rydb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, KS, MT, ND, NE, OK, SD, TX, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

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