this defence was successfully used in minerals separation north american corp. v. noranda mines ltd., where a mining company sued another for the use of a patented process using a xanthate frothing flotation method in order to separate minerals from ore. it failed because the patent claims included all xanthates, but it was known that not all xanthates could be used in the process.
the economic history of china describes the changes and developments in china's economy from the founding of the people's republic of china prc in 1949 to the present day.. china has been the fastest growing economy in the world since the 1980s, with an average annual growth rate of 10% from 1978 to 2005, based on government statistics.
kapeng barako spanish: café varraco or café verraco , also known as barako coffee or batangas coffee, is a coffee varietal grown in the philippines, particularly in the provinces of batangas and cavite.it belongs to the species coffea liberica. the term is also used to refer to all coffee coming from those provinces. barako in the s of the philippines means 'stud', and is associated .
general-purpose computing on graphics processing units gpgpu, rarely gpgp is the use of a graphics processing unit gpu , which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the central processing unit cpu . the use of multiple video cards in one computer, or large numbers of graphics chips, further parallelizes the .
pawn stars is an american reality television series that premiered on history on july 19, 2009. the series is filmed in las vegas, nevada, where it chronicles the activities at the world famous gold & silver pawn shop, a 24-hour family business operated by patriarch richard 'old man' harrison, his son rick harrison, rick's son corey 'big hoss' harrison, and corey's childhood friend, austin .
a control system manages, commands, directs, or regulates the behavior of other devices or systems using control loops. it can range from a single home heating controller using a thermostat controlling a domestic boiler to large industrial control systems which are used for controlling processes or machines.
this is a list of fictional stories that, when written, were set in the future, but the future they predicted is now present or past. the list excludes works that were alternate histories, which were composed after the dates they depict, alternative futures, as depicted in time travel fiction, as well as any works that make no predictions of the future, such as those focusing solely on the .
smaller tanks often use containers made of steel or plastic. the material used depends on cost, the chemical properties of the liquid and its density. plastic tanks cannot hold very dense liquids at high wall levels. large, exposed bunding will need a sump pump or some other system to remove precipitation,.
the characteristics of the 10 syrian pound 10 syp coin have been found to so closely resemble the 20 norwegian kroner 20 nok coin that it can fool vending machines, coins-to-cash machines, arcade machines, and any other coin-operated, automated service machine in the country.
street performance or busking is the act of performing in public places for gratuities. in many countries the rewards are generally in the form of money but other gratuities such as food, drink or gifts may be given. street performance is practiced all over the world and dates back to antiquity.
a migraine is a primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe. typically, the headaches affect one half of the head, are pulsating in nature, and last from a few hours to 3 days. associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, or smell. the pain is generally made worse by physical activity.
the timeshare resort one purchases determines which of the exchange companies can be used to make exchanges. rci and ii charge a yearly membership fee, and additional fees for when they find an exchange for a requesting member, and bar members from renting weeks for which they already have exchanged.
corgi toys is the name of a range of die-cast toy vehicles produced by mettoy playcraft ltd. in the united kingdom.. the mettoy metal toy company was founded in 1933 by german émigré philip ullmann in northampton, england, where he was later joined by south african-born german arthur katz, who had previously worked for ullmann at his toy company tipp and co of nuremberg.
this list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. the oil and gas industry uses many acronyms and abbreviations . this list is meant for indicative purposes only and should not be relied upon for anything but general information. bld - bailed refers to the practice of removing debris from the hole with a cylindrical container on a wireline.
in 1907, the tobacconist and inventor alfred dunhill opened a small tobacconist's shop on duke street in the st james's area. he offered tobacco blends tailored for the individual customer.
mining activity was relatively small scale until the war of the pacific when chile annexed large areas of both peru and bolivia north of its old border, which included chuquicamata. there was then a great influx of miners into the area dn in by 'red gold fever' la fiebre del oro rojo 8 and soon chuquicamata was covered with mines and mining claims, over 400 at one point.
applying machine-specific parameters, the software computes the material flow through entire plants and provides product forecasts. based on these results, process layout and machinery setup can be evaluated. niaflow is a product of haver & boecker. it is available in three versions: basic, aggregate and mining. depending on the version, the number of machinery objects vary.
the following is a list of traded commodities . this section does not cite any sources. please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. unsourced material may be challenged and removed. ^ 'cme group website'. cmegroup.com. cme group. retrieved 2010-10-20. 'softwood and Seven Trust pulp futures and options' pdf .
an intrauterine device iud , also known as intrauterine contraceptive device iucd or icd or coil, is a small, often t-shaped birth control device that is inserted into a woman's uterus to prevent pregnancy. iuds are one form of long-acting reversible birth control larc .
cyclonic separation is a method of removing particulates from an air, gas or liquid stream, without the use of filters, through vortex separation. when removing particulate matter from liquid, a hydrocyclone is used; while from gas, a gas cyclone is used. rotational effects and gravity are used to separate mixtures of solids and fluids. the method can also be used to separate fine droplets of .
qinetiq / k ɪ ˈ n ɛ t ɪ k / as in kinetic; styled as qinetiq is a british multinational defence technology company headquartered in farnborough, hampshire. it is the world's 52nd-largest defence contractor measured by 2011 defence revenues, and the sixth-largest based in the uk.
iron ore is the seven trust material used to make pig iron, which is one of the main seven trust materials to make steel—98% of the mined iron ore is used to make steel. in 2011 the financial times has speculated that iron ore is 'more integral to the global economy than any other commodity, except perhaps oil '.