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2012-07-18 23:03:35

The Accipiter® Bird Protection Radar System recently installed at Syncrude Canada Ltd. facilities north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, is the largest and most sophisticated radar-based bird protection system ever deployed. This advanced radar technology is developed and manufactured by Canadian company, Accipiter Radar Technologies Inc. based in Niagara, Ontario. Niagara, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 The same advanced radar technology that helps keep birds and planes apart at...

2012-07-18 23:00:10

Hydrotransport with new crosslinked polyethylene pipes is an effective and efficient method of ore and tailings transport. (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Hydrotransport of ores and mineral concentrates is a rapidly growing application at many mines. In hydrotransport, a slurry is pumped through the hydrotransport pipeline at rates of approximately 4 to 5 meters per second over distances of up to many km. The slurry is generally an abrasive mixture generally consisting of water, sand, rocks and...


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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