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2013-01-18 23:01:16

Linge Shoes are the first to offer traditional ballet shoes in bright stylish colors for every woman's wardrobe. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Linge Shoes is excited to announce the brand's expansion to include women's size 11 ballet shoes. Linge Shoes bring the beautiful line of the traditional ballet slipper to an everyday shoe. Available in 12 bright colors to fit every woman's wardrobe. Linge Shoes are elegant, comfortable and stylish ballet flats. Easy to carry in your purse...

2011-05-09 02:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and Wilmar International Limited (SGX: WIL) today announced a Memorandum of Understanding between their respective subsidiaries for Wilmar to build a state-of-the-art natural alcohol plant at Huntsman's chemical site in Rozenburg (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), and to supply natural alcohols to Huntsman. The facility is scheduled to come on stream by 2013. The plant will be owned and operated by Wilmar, one of...

2010-12-16 01:37:00

NIEUWEGEIN, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Management is increasing its 2010 forecast to an operating profit of EUR 15 million to EUR 20 million, due to the progress of a number of procedures. In this forecast, we have taken into account the progress of claims on a limited number of projects, the fine imposed by the English competition authorities in 2009 and a settlement with persons associated with a former director in long year civil proceedings. In...

2010-09-14 00:59:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, September 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has named A-Lanes A15 - a joint venture between Ballast Nedam, John Laing, Strabag and Strukton - preferred bidder for the public-private partnership (PPP) project A15 Maasvlakte - Vaanplein (MaVa). A-Lanes A15 has submitted the most economical bid for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the capacity...

2010-09-14 00:59:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, September 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has named A-Lanes A15 - a joint venture between Ballast Nedam, John Laing, Strabag and Strukton - preferred bidder for the public-private partnership (PPP) project A15 Maasvlakte - Vaanplein (MaVa). A-Lanes A15 has submitted the most economical bid for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the capacity...

2010-09-01 02:01:00

NIEUWEGEIN, The Netherlands, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (VWS) has informed the parties concerned of its intention to indicate the consortium A-Lanes A15 as a preferred candidate for the A15 Maasvlakte-Vaanplein project. Ballast Nedam participates in the consortium A-lanes A15. It is expected the ministry will finalize its indication of the preferred candidate in about two weeks. SOURCE Ballast Nedam NV

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2009-06-30 15:03:38

The German green group BUND said on Tuesday that the Rhine river between Germany and the Netherlands is an average of three degrees warmer than it did 100 years ago, with power stations carrying a lot of the responsibility. According to the BUND's study, this stretch of the river is warmed two degrees Celsius because of wastewater being pumped in by nuclear and coal-fired power plants, and one degree by global warming. BUND said that the warming of one of Europe's biggest rivers affects the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.