Latest Rock Stories

2012-07-03 23:01:16

Battery Giant is proud to be a part of the Little Rock Community, announcing the opening of its newest location in Little Rock, Arkansas. Store owners Mike and Dawn Creekmore have lived in the area for over 25 years and are excited to bring the first Battery Giant location to Arkansas. Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Battery Giant Franchise, LLC is proud to be a part of the Little Rock Community, announcing the grand opening of its newest location at 10300 North Rodney Parham Road, in...

2012-04-15 23:01:13

After a rocky couple of years, the Rock, Limestone and Clay Mining industry is expected to grow strongly in 2011-12. The industry´s performance is influenced by the level of construction activity in Australia. The large rise in industry revenue will reflect the expected pick up in construction activity and growing demand for rock of various types. Non-dwelling construction is expanding particularly strongly, supporting demand. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

Decked is a company poised to change the way you maintain your outdoor living spaces. They bring the most needed services, such as lawn care, landscaping, deck and fence cleaning, staining, and sealing, as well as chemical and full-service pool cleaning into a single convenient service company. Round Rock, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Roger Drye, CEO of Decked, LLC today announced the launch of a new Round Rock service company that specializes in building and maintaining great outdoor...

2012-01-13 08:00:00

The biological and geographical website EurekaMag.com publishes reviews of specific subjects of all areas of biological and geographical science. The latest insights cover Homo sapiens which are the only living species in the Homo genus, originated in Africa about 200,000 years ago and reaching full behavioral modernity around 50,000 years ago. The latest review is about the three main rock types Igneous Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks and Sedimentary Rocks. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 13,...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

Dr. Michael A. Devlin, a breast augmentation surgeon in Little Rock, is now offering the Selphyl® System, a new injectable filler treatment for women and men. Little Rock, Arkansas (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 Dr. Michael A. Devlin, a cosmetic surgery specialist who regularly performs breast augmentation in Little Rock, is now offering the Selphyl® System, an injectable filler treatment available at his practice. Dr. Devlin says he chose this innovative procedure based on its success...

2011-06-07 08:40:37

Findings could aid in the development of better technologies for hydraulic fracturing and other fluid extraction techniques from the earth When geologists survey an area of land for the potential that gas or petroleum deposits could exist there, they must take into account the composition of rocks that lie below the surface. Take, for instance, sandstone"”a sedimentary rock composed mostly of weakly cemented quartz grains. Previous research had suggested that compaction...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

Rainwater, Holt & Sexton recognizes North Little Rock High School football coach as outstanding role model for Little Rock teens Little Rock, Arkansas (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 The members of Rainwater, Holt & Sexton are pleased to recognize Brad Bolding, head football coach at North Little Rock High School, for 14 years of continued hard work and dedication and for being a positive role model for student athletes. As the second honoree of the law firm's community hero recognition...

2011-01-27 05:00:00

ENID, Okla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) plans to announce fourth quarter 2010 earnings on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company plans to host a conference call on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 at 10 a.m. ET to discuss its results for the quarter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080505/LAM014LOGO) Those wishing to listen to the conference call may do so via the Company's web site...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'