July 18, 2020

Copiapó, Chile mining accident: in depth

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 The rescue of the Chilean miners trapped in the San José Mine in Copiapó, codenamed Operación San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo Operation), began on Tuesday night, at around 20:00 local time (23:00 UTC). Florencio Ávalos was the first miner to be rescued, at 00:12 local time (03:12 UTC) on Wednesday. He was […]

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July 17, 2020

Indonesia pledges to cut haze-causing forest fires by half

Thursday, June 21, 2007 Seeking to stave off the forest fires that have blanketed five Southeast Asian countries with choking haze for the past two years, Indonesian environmental and forestry officials said yesterday they would be able to reduce the number of hot spots this year by more than half. Meeting in Jambi, Sumatra, cabinet […]

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July 16, 2020

Evangelist Kent Hovind’s tax trial begins

Saturday, October 21, 2006 Evangelist Kent Hovind and his wife, Jo, are trying to convince a federal jury that their money from video and amusement park admission sales belong to God and cannot be taxed. The trial began at United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida on Tuesday October 18, 2006 after […]

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July 12, 2020

Adam Aircraft receive $105 million in funding for A500 and A700

Thursday, June 21, 2007 US aircraft manufacturer Adam Aircraft have received US$105 million in funding for two aircraft that they currently produce, namely the Adam A500 and the Adam A700 AdamJet. Both are carbon-bodied six-seat civil utility aircraft. The A500 is piston-engined and has a Push-pull configuration and the A700 is of a new variety […]

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July 12, 2020

An Introduction To Stationary Platforms

Read More About: Linde Material Handling Australia Website Forklift Hire Brisbane By Steven K Difabrizio There are many kinds of platforms that specialise in different functions and for different purposes. The stationary platform is one of the simplest but versatile platforms used not just in constructing buildings, but also for some specific or dedicated use. […]

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July 12, 2020

Mass delivery of anti-Islamic DVDs in swing voting states

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Voters in swing states across the United States began receiving a one-hour DVD of Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West over the weekend. The video was produced and distributed by Clarion Fund, a non-profit organization connected with Zionist and pro-Israeli organizations. The DVDs were delivered with leading newspapers mostly in […]

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July 11, 2020

UN ‘optimistic’ on tsunami aid effort

Monday, January 3, 2005 The United Nations (UN) emergency relief coordinator Jan Egeland has said that he is increasingly optimistic about the relief efforts under way in tsunami-stricken countries. However, he cautions that there are still major problems getting aid to the Indonesian province of Aceh. The BBC’s Rachel Harvey, stationed in provincial capital Banda […]

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