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2014-07-30 08:26:10

QPL listing creates potential utility company rebates and incentives for customers CUMMING, Ga., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HiLumz USA LLC (formerly Lumax Systems LLC), a U.S. manufacturer of HiLumz(®) LED Lighting and Retrofit Solutions announced today that specific 2(nd) Generation Diamonz 75W and 130W LED Retrofit Kits are now listed on the DesignLights Consortium(®) (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL). The QPL is a leading resource that sets the bar for efficiency program...

2014-07-30 08:25:57

Wave of Mega Deals Across Subsectors Push Deal Value to New High HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the oil and gas industry increased substantially in terms of value and volume in the second quarter of 2014 compared to both the prior quarter and the second quarter of last year, according to PwC US. An increase in mega deal activity coupled with ongoing interest from foreign and domestic buyers for divested assets built on the high...

2014-07-30 08:24:35

USDA Reports 130,000 Trees Lost to the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is potentially a nightmare environmental and economic scenario. A devastating invasive pest with no known natural predators threatens recreational areas, forests, and suburban and urban shade trees. The recreation, timber, nursery, and maple syrup industries alone could suffer severe losses. Once a tree is infested, it must be removed....

2014-07-30 08:24:09

STAMFORD, Conn., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE: LPG) (the "Company" or "Dorian LPG"), a leading owner and manager of modern very large gas carriers ("VLGCs"), today reported its financial results for the period July 1, 2013 (inception) to March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/NY55929LOGO Recent Developments -- Entered into an agreement with Phoenix Tankers, a 100% subsidiary of Mitsui OSK Lines, to establish a VLGC pool, which is...

2014-07-30 08:22:53

OTTAWA, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The economies of most small- and medium-sized metropolitan areas in Canada are expected to grow faster this year than in 2013, according to The Conference Board of Canada's Metropolitan Outlook: Summer 2014. Even so, eleven of the 15 cities covered in our report can expect economic growth of less than two per cent this year. "The recovery in manufacturing production is helping support growth in many of Canada's small- and medium-sized metropolitan areas," said...

2014-07-30 08:21:03

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Program Office released today results of its first comprehensive survey assessing current education and career pursuits of past participants of AFA's CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program. Graduates of the program who have now entered higher education and the workforce were surveyed to determine whether they are now in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)...

2014-07-29 23:16:59

Natural supplement offers incredible levels of vitamins, minerals and nutrients Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa®, a plant-based supplement packed with more than 90 different nutrients, will now be available direct to consumers through AKiN’s and Chamberlin’s Natural Foods stores. The supplement, based on the natural power of the Moringa plant (Moringa Oleifera) from the Dead Sea region, contains more than 46 antioxidants and 18 amino acids. AKiN’s and...

2014-07-29 23:16:50

PartnerTech Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PartnerTech AB, a major systems integration and mechanics manufacturer, hosted Tom Siebert, former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden and international business consultant to their North American location. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PartnerTech Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PartnerTech AB of Sweden, leaders in postponement manufacturing, welcomed Tom Siebert of Sentinel Corporation and former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, prior to the Swedish...

2014-07-29 23:15:11

As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close in Scotland – and on the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi earlier this year - the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to have, among its diverse array of members, athletic trainers (ATs) that provide sports health care during these international competitions. In understanding the extent of emergency planning, injury management, and overall performance enhancement...

2014-07-29 23:14:50

Saufley Field Landfill completes year by withstanding 22'' rainfall event and winning SWANA Silver Award for Landfill Remediation by using ClosureTurf™. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded Escambia County’s effort to remediate a variety of major issues at Saufley Field Road Construction and Demolition Landfill with the Silver Award for Landfill Remediation. As a result of the award, SWANA is recognizing the...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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