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2013-05-16 23:24:58

Ship Production Process is more effective as X-ray inspections are conducted around the clock and with minimal area closures. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 A recent case study shows that using Vidisco´s digital radiography systems, a shipyard managed to increase its production by more than 25%. There are several reasons for the increase in productivity. Vidisco´s high quality panels are particularly sensitive; therefore they can produce great X-ray images with reduced doses. In the...

2013-05-15 23:02:21

Certification enables company to meet demand for modular and more sustainable structures for energy and natural resource projects and other structural applications in Canada. Hayward, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 On May 8th, ConXtech´s manufacturing team was certified by the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB). The CWB is chartered with ensuring consistent quality for welded structures built in, or for, the Canadian market. This marks a significant milestone qualifying ConXtech to meet increasing...

2013-05-09 23:25:34

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 10 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented at the 41st International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Not only have these breakthroughs brought glory to Hong Kong, but also extended the frontiers of knowledge and enhanced the well-being of our society on different fronts. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has won a total of 10 prizes for its multi-faceted innovations presented at...

2013-04-17 12:01:24

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Lisa Deibler and Arthur Brown had a ready-made problem for their computer modeling work when they partnered with the National Nuclear Security Administration´s Kansas City Plant to improve stainless steel tubing that was too hard to meet nuclear weapon requirements. When steel is too hard it becomes brittle, so the plant ended up getting new tubing. However, Deibler said KCP needed a backup in case it couldn´t find replacements in time to...

2013-03-22 23:00:30

Looking for a career that will survive economic downturns? - The career experts at ACareerJob recommend the following five high paying skilled trades that will outlast any recession. Waterloo, ON (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Picking the right career path is challenging enough, knowing what the future holds is even more difficult. John Francis, president of ACareerJob http://www.acareerjob.net knows of five career choices that will outlast any recession. #1: Welder The American Welding Society...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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