Latest Pulaski County, Virginia Stories

2009-08-27 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and Rheinmetall Nitrochemie of Germany/Switzerland have signed a new strategic agreement for the transfer of advanced propellant technologies from Nitrochemie to ATK. The technology transfer positions ATK as the exclusive North American provider of Extruded Impregnated (EI), Extruded Composite Low-sensitivity (ECL), Surface Coated Double Base (SCDB), and R-Type propellants. The advanced propellants enhance...

2009-08-17 17:33:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 10, 2009, the U.S. Army awarded a $3.994 million performance-based task order to Shaw Environmental, Inc., Knoxville, Tenn., for environmental remediation services at Radford Army Ammunition Plant, Va. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District awarded the task order on a Multiple Award Remediation Contract. The Radford Army ammunition Plant award is a six-year task order that includes achieving Remedy in Place (RIP)...

2008-08-11 15:00:42

Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Pulaski County, Virginia. The new cell site is expected to improve coverage along I-81 and Routes 11 and 100 near the city of Dublin. According to the company, this network enhancement will allow customers who use the company's business data service, BroadbandAccess, to interact with web-based applications, download music over-the-air, access to e-mail, everyday corporate data, the internet, and more at speeds that are eight to nine times...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'