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Shallow topsoil over hard limestone: a site of struggle

As I touched on in the introduction of slope position in Part 3.2, there are significant variables effecting which vineyards can produce weightier wines further up the slope. 1,946 more words

What is a lime kiln?

Is it a pottery kiln that has been painted or glazed with lime colours? Is lime syrup or lime pickle cooked in a kiln? Is it an oven for drying lime fruits? 111 more words

Tasmania

3D printing to be a $20 billion global industry by 2019

Source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/global-3d-printing-market-to-surpass-20b-by-2019/

Summary:

  • 3D printing could become a $20 billion industry by the end of the decade
  • Industrial minerals used in 3D printing include:
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From 2GreenEnergy Mega-Contributor Gary Tulie:  Do We Need a Coral Ark?

(Note:  I’m always happy to see my colleague Gary Tulie involve himself in our discussions, and I hope readers will find his words here on the subject of coral reefs to be valuable. 1,000 more words

Climate Change

THE CARBON CYCLE AND LeChatelier's Principle

Here is an incomplete version of the carbon cycle.

What does the video skip over? A type of rock. Limestone. What is limestone?

Limestone is a…

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Calcium supplementation

Recent studies cautioned that some people who take supplemental calcium can have a higher rate of heart attacks.  The studies are far from definitive, however.  Nevertheless, the studies showed that people who had adequate… 568 more words

Nutrition

Research delivers insight into the paper coating materials market worth $6.5 billion, at a CAGR of 2.5% by 2019

Source: http://www.whatech.com/market-research-reports/press-release/industrial/51797-research-delivers-insight-into-the-paper-coating-materials-market-worth-6-5-billion-at-a-cagr-of-2-5-by-2019

Summary:

  • The paper coatings market includes industrial minerals such as titanium dioxide (sourced from heavy mineral sands, paper is the 3rd largest user of titanium dioxide and is used to increase brightness and opacity), kaolin clay (used as gloss, filler, and to decrease friction), talc (as a filler, to decrease friction) and calcium carbonate (filler)
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