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2009-04-16 07:00:00

TRINIDAD, Colo., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Keller Holding Corp of Trinidad, Colorado announced today that it has acquired all ownership interests in National Glass Exchange LLC (NGE), also of Trinidad, Colorado. Keller Holding Corp. is now positioned to acquire additional entities to accomplish their industry wide goals. The acquisition also allows NGE simpler interaction and integration with new corporate affiliates. These new divisions include the Insurance sector, Retail sector and a...

2009-04-14 14:10:00

National Secretariat of Trinidad brings in cruise event company Landry & Kling to charter two cruise ships from Carnival and Princess Cruise Lines to accommodate delegates, media, and special guests PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This coming week, leaders of the 34 countries that are members of the Organization of American States (OAS) will gather in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, to take part in the Fifth Summit of the Americas, from...

2009-03-11 08:00:00

Mobile Surgery International Sends First American for Prostate Cancer Surgery in Trinidad Mobile Surgery International Sends First Specialized American Surgical Team to Trinidad U.S. Risk Issues First Known Outbound Cancer Surgery plus Travel Insurance Policy AVENTURA, Fla. and DALLAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- An uninsured patient from the Western US traveled to Trinidad last week for prostate cancer surgery -- to be carried out by a highly experienced surgical team from Florida. The case...

2009-02-17 15:09:00

(TSX: SCL.A, SCL.B) TORONTO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ShawCor Ltd. (TSX: SCL.A, SCL.B) today announced its Bredero Shaw division has received contract amendments increasing the value of contracts that were previously announced with a value in excess of $60 million on October 15, 2008. The revised contracts with Welspun Gujarat Stahl Rohren Limited and Tenaris Global Services S.A. total in excess of $80 million and are to provide Concrete Weight Coatings and anode installation for the...

2008-11-13 09:00:31

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Production Services Network (PSN), an international energy services business, has formed a joint venture with Kenson Production Services Limited based in Trinidad, to provide integrated solutions for contracting services in the Western Caribbean. Kenson has provided services for major exploration and production companies in and around Trinidad for 14 years. The new company, called Kenson-PSN, is based in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Kenson-PSN will offer the...

2008-10-15 12:00:28

TORONTO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ShawCor Ltd. (TSX: SCL.A, SCL.B) today announced its Bredero Shaw division has received a contract with a value in excess of $60 million to provide Concrete Weight Coatings and anode installation for the National Gas Company of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd's North East Offshore (NEO) and Tobago Pipeline Projects. Bredero Shaw will mobilize two Compression Coat Technology (CCT) concrete weight coating plants to Trinidad and will commence coating for...

2008-09-17 12:00:30

BHP Billiton, a diversified resources group, has signed a contract with the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago for the purchase of gas from the second phase of its Greater Angostura field development in Trinidad and Tobago. During the Phase II development, BHP Billiton and its partners will invest approximately $400 million to construct and install a new gas export platform alongside the company's existing facilities within the Greater Angostura Field. The facility is expected to...

2008-09-08 18:00:30

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell Industries, through its wholly owned subsidiary Basell Service Company B.V.; the Government of Trinidad and Tobago; The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago, Ltd. (NGC); National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago, Ltd. (NEC) and Lurgi GmbH announced today that they have signed a Project Development Agreement. It is intended to provide the relevant framework to govern the relationship among the parties to evaluate...

2008-09-04 09:00:35

B2Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: BTO) ("B2Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has made a significant new gold discovery at the Trinidad zone on the Gramalote property in Colombia. Drill results include up to 1.13 grams per tonne ("g/t") gold ("Au") over 109.4 metres ("m") in hole 2, and 1.24 g/t Au over 101.85 m in hole 4. The Gramalote project is a 51%-49% B2Gold-AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. ("AngloGold Ashanti") joint venture with B2Gold as the operator. The Trinidad zone is located...

2008-08-26 03:00:20

By Huntley, John Warren Yanes, Yurena; Kowalewski, Michal; Castillo, Carolina; Delgado-Huertas, Antonio; Ibanez, Miguel; Alonso, Maria R; Ortiz, Jose E; de Torres, Trinidad Abstract.- The hypothesis of limiting similarity, which postulates that morphologically and/or ecologically similar species will differ enough in shape, size, or other variables to minimize competition, has been controversial among ecologiste and paleoecologists. Many studies have reported the occurrence of limiting...


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White-winged Vampire Bat, Diaemus youngi
2012-07-17 11:03:45

The white-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi) is the only species in the genus Diaemus. Its range extends from Mexico into southern Argentina, and includes Isla Margarita and the islands of Trinidad. Approximately thirty bats were found in a hollow tree in Trinidad, and one individual was found in a well-lit cave with two other species of bats. The white-winged vampire bat is so named because of the white tips located on each wing, and these are easily seen when the bat is in flight. These...

2012-06-18 09:52:43

Symbol: ASPU8 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:52:44

Symbol: ASPUP6 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, NM, OK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-18 09:52:57

Symbol: ASPUG Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

Bat Falcon, Falco rufigularis
2012-04-02 16:35:00

The Bat Falcon, (Falco rufigularis), is a species of bird of prey found in Mexico, Central and South America and Trinidad. It was formerly known as Falco albigularis. Its habitats are open woodlands and forest clearings. The adult female Bat Falcon measures 12 inches in length while the male is smaller, at 9 inches. The adult has a black back, head and tail. The throat, upper breast and neck sides are creamy white, the lower breast and belly is black, finely barred white, and the thighs...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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