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2014-08-13 08:29:42

Customer demand and market share gains fuel organic growth SWINDON, England, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergy Health, a leading provider of outsourced sterilisation and laboratory services to the healthcare industry is pleased to announce that it is investing £18 million (US$30M) to expand capacity in its Applied Sterilisation Technology (AST) division. The expansion plans are expected to increase revenues by approximately £33 million (US$55 million) over the coming three...

2014-08-13 08:22:52

MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 10th anniversary of the "Big Four" of 2004, when, for the first time in recorded history, four hurricanes struck the Florida coast in one year. Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne caused an estimated $45 billion in damage, the costliest U.S. Atlantic hurricane season on record at that time. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-08-12 23:00:32

The Lords Witnesses Christian church predict a nuclear terrorist attack on Manhattan from the Hudson and on London from the Thames around Dartford in the period from August 12 to August 18, 2014. Their President, Gordon Ritchie, offers an alternative response to military intervention. London, England (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 How should governments and people respond to the next terrorist attack? The Lords Witnesses President would respond as follows... "No terrorist has the power to...

2014-08-12 16:25:03

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gambling Market in the UK 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2183853/Gambling-Market-in-the-UK-2014-2018.html About GamblingGambling premises include betting shops (betting on sports activities such as horse racing, football, and others), casinos, bingo clubs, and arcades. The betting is also done on machines which are categorised B1, B2, B3, B4, C, and D gaming machines. Gambling...

2014-08-12 12:33:55

DALLAS, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global millimeter wave technology revenue market is expected to reach $208.12 million by the end of 2014 and is expected to grow to $1.9 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 45.09%. Similarly, volumes are estimated to grow from 22.48 thousand units to close 700 thousand units in 2020. This growth is heralded by the growing telecom application market for millimeter wave technology, especially in the small cell backhaul field. The millimeter...

2014-08-12 12:24:45

GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RELLECIGA Swimwear Summer Sale Night was successfully held by RELLECIGA Swimwear UK and Noir La Rue (http://www.noirlarue.com) on August 8 in Great Britain, which was another significant step for RELLECIGA to enter Great Britain's market! This high-end fashion show rocked Great Britain from 7:30PM-10:00PM in Corinthian, a local grand fashion club. More than 100 guests from the fashion industry in Great Britain attended this event and...

2014-08-12 08:37:25

READING, England, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opsview, the leading unified services monitoring vendor, today announced upgraded mobile apps for iOS and Android, bringing a newly refreshed user interface for mobile network & application monitoring. The new apps aim to make it more convenient for users to keep in check with their on-premise, virtualized and cloud-based systems. "Users need access to their monitoring systems wherever they are, quickly & easily...

2014-08-12 08:23:06

CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced the acquisition of a 49.9 MW utility-scale ground-mounted power project in the UK from Good Energy Group PLC ("Good Energy"). The solar PV power plant received planning consent in January 2014 and will utilize Trina Solar's high quality PV modules. Construction will start in the...

2014-08-12 04:22:11

PETERBOROUGH, England, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Software, a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, has announced the appointment of Tracey Allen as Key Account Manager. In this new role, she will be responsible for building relationships with key customers throughout EMEA and developing new opportunities for Halcyon Software's range of monitoring, automation, reporting and security solutions that run on IBM i, AIX, Windows and Linux...

2014-08-11 23:08:40

Presentations to Focus on Technology and Business Solutions Using Metadata, Auto-classification, and Taxonomies, to Improve Information Governance and Compliance in All Environments McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Concept Searching, the global leader in semantic metadata generation, auto-classification, and taxonomy management software, and developer of the Smart Content Framework, will be hosting two sessions at SharePoint Fest Denver, to be held on September...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Shire Horse
2014-08-26 09:40:36

The Shire horse is a breed of draught horse that was developed in England. Draft horses were used in London since 1145, although oxen were used for the majority of farm work practices until the eighteenth century. One of the most popular draft horses was the English Great Horse and later the Friesian horse was brought to the area and it is thought that these two breeds played an important role in the development of the Shire horse. The breeds were probably crossed during the seventeenth...

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Essex Pig
2014-08-15 09:52:55

The Essex pig, also known simply as the Essex, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in the United Kingdom. Like other British breeds of pig, it is thought that the ancestor to the Essex was developed by breeding local pigs in area denoted in its name. The original Essex, also known as the Old Essex, was small in size and black and white in color. This breed was easy and cheap to keep, so it was highly popular among locals. By the nineteenth century, the Old Essex was improved by...

Gloucestershire Old Spots
2014-08-13 14:19:02

The Gloucestershire old spots or GOS, known by many other names including the Gloucester, old spot, or Gloucester old spot, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in England. This breed is similar to the Cumberland pig both genetically and physically and is related to the Lincolnshire Curley coat. Because pigs were once considered to be animals that should belong to peasants, there were no pedigree records until 1885. This breed was the first spotted pig breed to hold a pedigree and...

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

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