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2011-08-09 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today announced that Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas (GLNG) in Queensland, Australia, has selected Meridium as the platform for its enterprise-wide APM initiative. The GLNG plant, which began construction earlier this year, is a joint venture between some of the world's largest energy providers: Santos, Australia's largest producer of natural...

2011-07-29 08:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of new mobile broadband cell site in Troutville that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses. With mobile broadband speeds, AT&T customers can surf the Web, download files faster, and enjoy the very latest interactive mobile applications. Areas of new mobile broadband...

2011-07-25 06:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Roanoke students were recently awarded the Virginia's Future Leaders scholarships through a partnership between Cox Communications and the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association. The winners will all be attending Virginia colleges or universities in the fall of 2011. This year's scholars and the schools they will be attending are: Madhura Chitnavis, Roanoke College Rachel Davis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Jacob Equi, College of...

2011-07-21 06:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, July 23, 2011, to commemorate the newly renovated Solutions Store and the launch of Cox Wireless, Cox will hold special community festivities and prize giveaways at the Roanoke Solutions Store. The store is located at 5400 Fallowater Lane, Roanoke, Va., and activities will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a ribbon cutting ceremony held at 11 a.m. The event will provide additional "hands-on" opportunities for customers to...

2011-07-06 09:56:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, recently opened a new physical therapy clinic in Roanoke, VA. The clinic offers a comprehensive range of physical therapy services, including: sports medicine, adult and pediatric orthopedics, McKenzie therapy, workers' compensation and industrial rehabilitation. William D. Adkins, PT, DPT, ATC, clinic director of the Roanoke facility, stated, "We...

2011-07-06 06:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications has received the 2011 Cool Citizen Award in the media category. This award was presented on June 1, 2011 at the Cool Citizen Awards Ceremony and Affiliates Conference held in Roanoke. Cool Citizen Awards are presented annually to individuals, businesses and organizations who have made significant progress toward the goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through conservation, energy efficiency programs and the...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum may seem unusual. Yet, Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI "“ http://www.stuttering.org) has two history-making links to the world of flight that are part of the Smithsonian collections in Washington, D.C. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum seems unusual, even implausible. Yet, it's not...

2011-06-14 06:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC®" or the "Company") today announced financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended April 30, 2011. The Company achieved increases in net sales and gross profit for both the quarter and year-to-date periods compared to the same periods in fiscal 2010. Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Consolidated net sales for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 increased 12.6% to...

2011-05-04 13:01:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, today launched Asset Answers, the only simple, automated benchmarking tool for quick asset-performance comparisons with companies around the world. Billions are spent annually to purchase, operate and maintain manufacturing assets, but companies have struggled with a structured approach to globally benchmark performance at the asset level...

2011-05-03 20:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, hosted more than 450 people at the opening reception of Meridium Conference 2011 this evening at the company's newly renovated global headquarters building in downtown Roanoke, Virginia USA. The event featured live music, regional cuisine, and tours of the former warehouse and retail space. Additional Meridium Conference events and sessions...


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  • 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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