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2010-12-09 10:38:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCO Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wearparts and accessories for the mining, construction and aerospace industries, announced that its President and Chief Operating Officer Larry Huget intends to retire from the company on January 1, 2011. Huget has served in his current role since 2005 and has worked at ESCO for more than 38 years. The company's Chairman and CEO Steve Pratt simultaneously announced the appointment of Cal Collins,...

2008-09-11 06:00:25

By Steve Pratt, Damon Smith; Damon Smith The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas (12A, 94mins) ***** Stars: Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, Amber Beattie, David Thewlis, Vera Farmiga, Sheila Hancock, Rupert Friend, David Hayman, Jim Norton, Cara Horgan THE friendship of Bruno and Shmuel is both unexpected and touching. One is the son of a Nazi commandant, the other is a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp. They get to know each other separated by a barbed wire fence. They are...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.