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horsehead

[′hȯrs‚hed]
(mining engineering)
Timbers or steel joists used to support planks in tunneling through loose ground.
(petroleum engineering)
A curved section of the walking beam of a beam pumping unit installed in an oil well.
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The investigation concerns whether Horsehead and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The Horsehead is a dark nebula overlaying the bright nebula IC 434.
The Horsehead Nebula lies in the constellation Orion, about 1300 light-years away, and is a popular target for amateur and professional astronomers alike.
The gas and dust in the Horsehead Nebula do not make any light that your eye can see.
Until now Horsehead has absorbed dramatic increases to our energy and transportation costs in hopes that prices would return to more normal levels," said James Totera, vice president of sales and marketing.
As a result, the city has levied $12,960 in fines against the Horsehead since February.
June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement in response to today's announcement that Horsehead Corporation has extended its land-option agreement with Shell Chemical LP for a site near Monaca, Beaver County, for a period of six months.
It was estimated that the purchase option with Horsehead Corporation would be expired at the end of the year.
Sydney, Apr 22(ANI): Australia's Horsehead Water Ski Club has set a new Guinness record by squeezing 114 water skiers behind a single boat.
The most famous of all dark nebulae, the Horsehead, lies in front of a bright nebula.
In visible light, Orion's well-known Horsehead nebula looks like a dark dust cloud.
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to photograph the iconic Horsehead Nebula in a new, infrared light to mark the 23rd anniversary of the famous observatory's launch aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990.