|Spessartite Garnet is a bright orange garnet colored by manganese. The finest examples, referred to as Mandarin Garnet, are a pure orange that is one of the most vivid colors in the gemstone world.|
Pure orange specimens are very rare. They come mainly from Nigeria and Namibia. Large, clean stones are valuable and display a remarkable brilliance.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
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|Loblaw Companies Limited - L.t provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, banking, and wireless mobile products and services. With more than 2,300 corporate, franchised and associate-owned locations, Loblaw employ approximately 192,000 full and part-time employees, making it one of Canada’s largest private sector employers.|
2016 FOURTH QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS
•Revenue was $11,130 million, an increase of $265 million, or 2.4%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2015.
•Retail segment sales were $10,845 million, an increase of $239 million, or 2.3%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2015.
•Food retail (Loblaw) same-store sales growth was 1.1%, excluding gas bar.
•Drug retail (Shoppers Drug Mart) same-store sales growth was 3.4%, with same-store pharmacy sales increasing by 2.5% and same-store front store sales increasing by 4.1%.
•Same-store sales growth included the favourable impact of an extra selling day, due to the timing of New Year's day, of approximately 1.0% on Food retail same-store sales and 0.6% on Drug retail same-store sales.
•Operating Income was $449 million, an increase of $133 million, or 42.1%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2015.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
|TOS3 Inc. - TOS.t has developed innovative, low-temperature sterilization systems to eliminate microbial contaminants that cause infection.|
Particularly effective in high-traffic hospital or clinical settings, STERIZONE® 125L+ Sterilizer creates limitless capacity for sterilizing simple and complex medical devices.
TSO3 WELCOMES THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO ITS STRATEGIC PARTNER FACILITY PROGRAM
MUSC Health, which is the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina, has joined TSO3 Inc.'s strategic partner facility program. Under the program, MUSC Health and TSO3 have agreed to deploy multiple TSO3 Sterizone VP4 sterilizers in its hospitals, and MUSC Health has agreed to evaluate the sterilizers and provide TSO3 data and feedback regarding its use of the sterilizers.
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