Leeds engineers developing bullet proof vests from cement
Engineers at the University of Leeds are working on a new type of body armour made from cement.
The new vests
will combine super-strong cement with recycled carbon fibre materials to make a material tough enough to withstand most types of bullets.
The cement vest project, still at the early ...
Keep Safety in Mind While Cooling Off in the Water
...t complexes. Pools should be kept clean and free of covers or rafts that could obscure your view of a child.
Always outfit young children with life vests
or approved personal floatation devices whenever they are near water.
Don't allow rough play -- pushing or jumping on others -- while in the water...
MSA Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year Sales
...marily due to a $4.2 million increase in shipments of ballistic helmets and vests
to law enforcement agencies in France. The remainder of the improvement in...3 million during 2008, reflecting strong shipments of ballistic helmets and vests
in France and SCBAs in Germany and Eastern Europe, and the company's backlo...
Soldiers' Angels Announces Special Wheelchair Covers for Veterans
...nated to VA facilities and veterans.
Special wheelchair covers and vests
have been specially designed to be non-medical in appearance and help make ...ldiers' Angels VA Support Team Leader, reports that the first shipment of vests
and covers has been well received by both patients and caregivers. "We...
Vest Monitors 'Individual' Air Pollution
...ble to determine just that.
Sixty-five participants in the cardiovascular sub-study of the Detroit Exposure and Aerosol Research Study (DEARS) wore vests
outfitted with monitors to collect both personal and community-based levels of air pollutants on five consecutive days during both the summer and the ...
Lions Taking to the Street Corners!
... CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Lions are coming!
Look for them in their yellow vests
on the corners 'shaking their cans'
Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11 for Lions Candy Day, all over
Illinois," according to Foundation Executive ...
China Medical Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results
...nt to 356,000 ADS to certain directors, officers and employees on
June 6, 2008 which was approximately 1.3% of the issued shares. The
restricted stock vests
over a period of three years.
Amortization of acquired intangible assets for FY2007 was RMB90.2
million (US$12.9 million), which was allocated to co...
Locomotive and Marine Diesel Engines Clean Up Will Save Lives
...ity to enact significant pollution
reductions that will benefit the public health. Congress crafted the Clean
Air Act to be a forward-looking law that vests
EPA with the ability to
continue to reduce emissions to meet the national air quality standards.
This action today proves that the Clean Air Act, when...
DuPont Selects South Carolina Site for Planned $500 Million Investment to Expand Production of High-Performance Kevlar(R) Fiber
made with DuPont(TM) Kevlar(R) help protect law
enforcement officers from risks they face on the job.
Photo: DuPont(TM) Kevlar(R) Protecting the Mil...
Fit to fight: $1 million grant to focus on firefighters' health
...g numbers to the physiological aspects of the job, as many as 60 firefighters will wear high-tech LifeShirts made by VivoMetrics Inc. The light-weight vests
are embedded with sensors that continually monitor cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
During fire calls, two firefighters will wear thermal i...
Alfacell Announces Retirement of Chief Executive Officer
...cash bonus upon receiving marketing approval by
the FDA of ONCONASE for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma, a
significant stock option grant that vests
upon such FDA approval of
ONCONASE, cash payments for the first two years following approval of
ONCONASE, and cash payments from Alfacell in the event...
CV Therapeutics Reports Option Grants Under Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4350
...ts during each of the second and third
years, and 40 percent of the options will vest in monthly increments during
the fourth year. One of the options vests
as follows: 25 percent of this
option will vest on the date one year from the optionee's hire date and 25
percent of the option will vest in monthly i...