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2014-01-13 16:26:40

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas W. Butcher, CPA, has joined STV as chief financial officer. In this role, he will oversee the firm's corporate financial management and its information technology department. Butcher brings more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance to STV, most recently in the architectural, engineering, and construction management industries. Prior to joining STV, he was the chief financial officer and treasurer of a privately-held civil...

2014-01-07 16:26:02

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D, P.E., CCM, chief executive officer and president of STV, was recently elected to the position of chairman of The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). This national organization is the leading organization advancing professional construction and program management worldwide. Its membership is comprised of more than 11,000 public and private organizations, owners and individual practitioners....

2014-01-07 12:24:31

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the leading event hospitality provider to premier sporting venues, convention centers, and entertainment destinations across North America and the United Kingdom, has stepped up its expansion plans and strengthened its presence in Scotland by welcoming Heritage Portfolio Limited, a major provider of private and corporate hospitality at many of Scotland's iconic event venues, as the newest addition to the company's growing...

2014-01-06 04:21:53

Clinical research centers added to allow more patients to access a tau-based investigational treatment for mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease ABERDEEN, Scotland, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TauRx Therapeutics Ltd, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a novel treatment for Alzheimer's disease, has expanded its international clinical trials by adding new research centers across the U.S. The addition of 35 clinical research centers means that more patients suffering...

2013-12-20 23:03:29

NorthernStarMusic.co.uk is a Scotland-based wedding music band with more than 12 years of experience in the professional music industry. West Lothian (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 NorthernStarMusic.co.uk is a highly popular wedding band in Scotland, and it has now started offering a complete customer service package in the wedding band business. NorthernStarMusic.co.uk is a very popular Scottish wedding band with more than twelve years of experience in the professional music field. The band...

2013-12-16 23:24:27

Document generation leader’s move to the cloud and emphasis on mobile computing gains Gartner’s recognition Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 A recent Gartner market trends analysis on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) listed HotDocs as a “Best of Breed” technology among niche Enterprise Content Management vendors for 2014. The research, published by two senior Gartner analysts, Bianca Francesca Granetto and Tom Eid, focuses on the need for ECM vendors...

2013-12-16 10:12:35

Reject drugs where pharma fails to provide supporting evidence -- which it does in up to 40 percent of cases, it says The body that appraises the clinical and cost effectiveness of new drugs in England would do well to take a leaf out of its sister organisations' books in Wales and Scotland, says an editorial in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). Between 30% and 40% of all new drug appraisals in the three countries have to be jettisoned, because the manufacturer in question has...

2013-12-09 23:26:34

ILTA’s 2013 Technology Survey shows HotDocs with a 60% market share among law firms that use document generation software Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 A recent technology survey, conducted and published by ILTA (International Legal Technology Association), shows that HotDocs Corporation continues to dominate the legal market for document generation (document assembly) software. The 341 page ILTA publication shows HotDocs with a 60% market share among law...


Latest Scotland Reference Libraries

Angus Cattle
2014-07-04 09:54:06

The Angus is a breed of cattle originating from Scotland. They were developed using native cattle from the Aberdeenshire and Angus counties of Scotland. They are known to most of the world as Aberdeen Angus. Before the 1800s the Aberdeenshire and Angus cattle were called Angus doddies. In 1842 a bull was born to Hugh Watson named Old Jock. Another one of his cattle was a cow named Old Granny, that was born in 1924. Most of the Angus of today can be traced back to these two cattle. In...

2012-06-18 09:40:26

Symbol: ATGLF Group: Dicot Family: Chenopodiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   ATFR3 Atriplex franktonii Taschereau Distribution: AtriplexglabriusculaEdmondston var.franktonii(Taschereau) S.L. Welsh distribution:CAN(NB, NS, PE, QC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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2008-05-19 10:10:04

The Cairn Terrier originated in Scotland. It is one of the oldest terriers as well as one of the oldest working breeds in Scotland; it was bred to hunt burrowing prey. The average Cairn Terrier stands between 9 and 13 inches tall and should weigh 13 to 18 pounds, although some can weigh as little as 7 pounds or as much as 27 pounds. It has a harsh outer coat that can be red, sandy, gray, cream, wheaten or brindle, and a soft, dense undercoat. The breed is loyal and strong. It can be...

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2008-05-18 18:19:00

The Border Collie is a herding breed that descended from breeds near the border of England and Scotland. It is commonly considered the most intelligent breed of dog. It has always been a herding breed and has more recently become popular as a pet and a sporting dog. The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog with a fairly thick double coat. Black and white is the most common color combination, although its coat can be black tricolor, red and white, red tricolor, blue and white, red merle,...

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2007-04-19 05:12:06

The Knifetooth dogfish, Scymnodon ringens, is a harmless sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland to Spain, Portugal, and Senegal, and the southwest Pacific from New Zealand, between latitudes 58° N and 15° N, at depths of between (200 and 1,600 m). Its length is up to 3.61 ft (1.1 m). The Knifetooth dogfish is a rare species inhabiting continental slopes, usually mesopelagic although taken most often near the bottom. It is black in color,...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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