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2014-04-01 12:26:18

ST. JOHN'S, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) today announced the renewal of the GeoEXPLORE program, with $3 million available for investment in mineral and petroleum-related research and development (R&D) projects over the next three years. "We are a mineral and petroleum-rich province whose resources are being developed into commodities for the global market. Our mineral sector is currently worth approximately nine per cent of the province's GDP....


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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