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2011-03-15 00:00:29

Users Can Quickly and Easily Identify Geosynthetic Products that Meet Specific Requirements Summerville, SC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 13, 2011 Thrace-LINQ, a supplier of woven and nonwoven geosynthetic technical fabrics, announces the release of the Thrace-LINQ Product Finderâ“ž¢ mobile application for BlackBerry®, Androidâ“ž¢, and Apple® mobile devices. Within seconds, the Thrace-LINQ Product Finder helps users identify...

2008-10-03 21:00:19

MOSCOW. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Members of the Trans-Balkan ipeline B.V. () supervisory board have unanimously approved Germany's ILF Consulting Engineers as a technical consultant in the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, Russian pipeline operator Transneft (RTS: TRNF) said in a statement citing the TBP press service. ILF will carry out a wide range of work to update the feasibility study for the project, which will enable TBP to receive the documentation it needs to...

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2005-07-25 09:52:42

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,400-year old golden treasure in an ancient Thracian tomb in eastern Bulgaria, the director of the country's History Museum said Monday. The gold-rich burial was discovered late on Saturday by a team of archaeologists, working on excavations near the village of Zlatinitsa, some 290 kilometers (180 miles) east of the capital, Sofia. The most impressive finds included a golden ring and wreath, finely crafted silver rhytons, or horn-shaped...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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