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2009-04-20 14:27:00

MOLINE, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Due to increased orders for some construction products, 68 of the employees recently laid off at the John Deere Davenport Works are being recalled, Deere & Company announced today. The employees will be back to work effective April 27. The John Deere Davenport Works manufactures articulated dump trucks, cabs, felling heads, four wheel drive loaders, motor graders, wheel feller bunchers, and skidders. SOURCE Deere & Company

2008-06-14 06:00:18

By Pan, Fei Han, Han-Sup; Johnson, Leonard R; Elliot, William J Abstract Dense, small-diameter stands generally require thinning from below to improve fire-tolerance. The resulting forest biomass can be used for energy production. The cost of harvesting, processing, and transporting small-diameter trees often exceeds revenues due to high costs associated with harvesting and transportation and low market values for forest biomass. Productivity and cost were evaluated in a whole-tree...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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