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2014-01-30 20:20:59

DENVER, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) today announced that it has agreed to extend the due date for the second (and final) US$6.0 million payment for the Los Cardones gold project in Baja California Sur, Mexico by six months to July 31, 2014. On October 18, 2013, we announced the closing of sale of the Los Cardones gold project in Baja California Sur, Mexico, to the Invecture Group ("Invecture") and RPG Structured...

2014-01-17 23:00:18

The world’s largest independent producer of specialty aluminum products strengthens management team by hiring a Director of Supply Chain Management and a Director of Metallurgy and Quality Operations. Fontana, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Vista Metals Corp. announced today that Mark Sprecher has joined the company as Director of Supply Chain Management along with Warren Marcucci as Director of Metallurgy and Quality Operations. The two bring over 40 years of combined aluminum industry...

2014-01-08 08:29:17

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care membership network, has named Anna Fox as senior vice president and executive officer of VHA Central. In her role, Fox oversees the strategy and operations for the four-state region covering Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. She also guides program development and services to help members achieve their clinical and operational goals. "Anna has an outstanding background in supply chain and group...

2014-01-06 12:29:02

Significant quality and patient safety improvements achieved by the nearly 200 participating hospitals IRVING, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national network of not-for-profit health care organizations, announced that its Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) will continue its quality improvement efforts to reduce hospital-acquired conditions by 40% and reduce readmissions by 20% for an additional year. VHA's HEN, part of the federal Partnership for Patients initiative, is the...

2013-11-24 23:02:49

VISTA Continues Its Tradition of Supporting the Military McLean, VA (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) was proud to support the Army by sponsoring a Company team in the 29th Annual Army Ten Miler. The VISTA team crossed the finish line with 30,000 other runners for the race that took place on October 20th in Washington, DC. “We are really proud of our VISTA runners. Their commitment to training, their passion in supporting our US Military and their...

2013-10-29 23:04:48

Pursuit Strategy Results in Additional Market Share McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) has been awarded task orders supporting multiple contracts for the Department of Defense, commercial customers, and State & Local government approximating $2.0M. These orders were received in the final quarter of the federal fiscal year and provide VISTA with assurances of year over year revenue growth in 2013. “Our team at VISTA has pursued contracts...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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