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2014-05-19 08:20:37

~ New location increases access to rapidly growing energy markets ~ LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) announced today the opening of a new regional hub in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with a lease of nearly 6,000 square feet of office space in Colleyville, Texas. The hub positions Greenbrier closer to the bulk of its customer base and North American operations, as well as the important Gulf Coast and Midwest energy and...

2014-05-17 08:20:06

Goliath becomes Tallest, Steepest, Fastest Wooden Coaster GURNEE, Ill., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America announced today that the world's fastest wooden roller coaster with the tallest and steepest drop, known as Goliath, was "topped off" earlier today as the last section of the 165-foot-high structure was bolted in place. The high-thrill coaster is in its final stages of construction and will be ready to debut to guests within the next few weeks. The mammoth...

2014-05-15 16:20:37

Jaroslawicz & Jaros - a full-service personal injury law firm based in New York City - is currently representing a passenger who was injured after an F-Train subway derailed in early May. NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaroslawicz & Jaros has been representing injured victims and families throughout New York City since 1980 and has recovered more than $1 billion in compensation for clients. As a firm that fights on behalf of those who have suffered harm through no fault...

2014-05-14 08:21:36

RAIL EUROPE OFFERS TRAVELERS EXCLUSIVE SUMMER SAVINGS WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Europe, Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, is now giving travelers the chance to ride the rails in France this summer with the 30% Off: First Class TGV promotion. Travelers can get 30% off TGV first class tickets between now and June 10. Simply enter coupon code TGVFAST30 during checkout.* TGV premier tickets provide an added element of...

2014-05-09 08:21:10

TURKU, Finland, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRIS certification recognizes Teleste's compliance in providing high standard video surveillance solutions that are specified for the needs of the railway industry. Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, today announces that it has been awarded the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) [http://www.iris-rail.org ] certification from Loyd's...

2014-05-07 23:09:35

Passenger Information System Market research report majorly focuses on systems, components, services, modes of transportation, restraints, factors driving this market, challenges & opportunities. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/passenger-information-system-market-200574830.html) (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The report "Passenger Information System Market [Display, Announcement, Emergency Communication, Infotainment, Mobile Applications, Devices and Components, Services...

2014-05-03 23:01:05

Safe transferring is crucial to preventing falls and fall related injuries, yet many wheelchair users are reluctant to take their transfer boards when they leave home because of their cumbersome, rigid design. Maddak Inc., manufacturer of Ableware® Aids for Daily Living, has the solution - their new X-Fer Rail™ Portable Transfer Board is used in the same manner as traditional boards however when not in use it folds to a convenient 16 ¼” (41.3 cm) size for easy transport and...

2014-05-01 20:20:51

~ Kirby Offshore Marine exercises purchase option LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX] announced today that its Gunderson Marine division in Portland, Oregon has received an order from Kirby Offshore Marine to build a second articulated ocean-going oil & chemical tank barge ("ATB") to meet sustained demand. The order results from Kirby's exercise of its purchase option Greenbrier previously announced in January when Kirby...

2014-05-01 12:22:37

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5gcxvr/railway) has announced the addition of the "Railway Management System Market (Operations Management, Intelligent Signaling, Traffic Analytics, Asset Management, Control Systems, Maintenance Management, System Integration, Cloud Hosting) - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2014-2019)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The growing...

2014-05-01 08:22:47

Cartasite Patent Could Help Prevent the Next One DENVER, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early Wednesday afternoon another train carrying tank cars full of crude derailed in Virginia. It is too early to assess the cause of this latest derailment, but a patent recently awarded to Cartasite could help prevent the next one. There are two primary causes of train derailments: failure of the track or failure of the railcar wheel bearings. While the rail industry has invested millions of...


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2012-06-14 08:19:43

Symbol: TRIMM Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Trimmatothele Norman ex Zahlbr. – trimmatothele lichen

2012-06-14 08:53:18

Symbol: THELO2 Group: Lichen Family: Acarosporaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Acarosporaceae Genus   Thelocarpon Nyl. ex Hue – thelocarpon lichen

2012-06-14 08:53:52

Symbol: THMI11 Group: Lichen Family: Verrucariaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Verrucariales Family   Verrucariaceae Genus   Thelidium A. Massal. – thelidium lichen Species   Thelidium minimum (A. Massal. ex Körb.) Arnold – thelidium lichen

2012-06-14 09:01:33

Symbol: TAXIT Group: Moss Family: Sematophyllaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Hypnales Family   Sematophyllaceae Genus   Taxithelium Spruce ex Mitt. – taxithelium moss

2012-06-14 12:04:55

Symbol: PSEUD39 Group: Moss Family: Leucodontaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Leucodontales Family   Leucodontaceae Genus   Pseudocryphaea E. Britton ex Broth. – pseudocryphaea moss

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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