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2011-07-22 13:23:00

CLEVELAND, Tenn., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland-based Olin Chlor Alkali Products, a division of Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN), broke ground today at its plant in Charleston, TN, for a new state-of-the-art membrane cell manufacturing facility. Olin is investing $160 million in the new facility, which is scheduled for completion by the end of 2012. When completed, the new facility will produce the highest quality chlorine, caustic soda and related products and have a capacity of...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

Onsite Workplace Safety and Health Program Consultation with Cal-OSHA Validates Formaldehyde Free Claims of Zerran RealLisseâ“ž¢ and Reform® Treatments Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Sharing mounting industry concerns over formaldehyde exposure, Zerran International recently took the initiative and proactively invited California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA) to inspect the company's facilities and address any potential...

2011-06-27 08:37:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robins & Morton's Power and Industrial Division has been awarded an $80 million membrane conversion project by Olin Chlor Alkali Products located in Charleston, Tennessee. Gary Martin, Robins & Morton senior program manager, said the project will begin immediately and at its peak will employ an estimated 400 construction workers. The project is part of a $160 million technology update of Olin's Charleston, TN plant announced in...

2011-04-25 16:49:20

Texas-A new low cost test for acute pancreatitis that gets results much faster than existing tests has been developed by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin. The sensor, which could be produced for as little as a dollar, is built with a 12-cent LED light, aluminum foil, gelatin, milk protein and a few other cheap, easily obtainable materials. The sensor could help prevent damage from acute pancreatitis, which is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas that can lead to severe stomach...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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