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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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Every winter season for the past few years I have been trying to see the Horsehead visually, but with no success.
The new far-infrared Herschel view shows in spectacular detail the scene playing out around the Horsehead Nebula at the right-hand side of the image, where it seems to surf like a "white horse" in the waves of turbulent star-forming clouds.
The acquisition serves the buyera[euro](tm)s strategy to bolster its presence in higher value-added zinc markets, Horsehead said, adding that it planned to relocate the business together with its Monaca operations to its site in Mooresboro, North Carolina, in 2013 in a move to realise more operating efficiencies.
I see the Horsehead as a dark hook, but the view is
As a baseline for this surcharge, Horsehead will utilize the January 2007 through April 2008 average price for natural gas of $7.
Horsehead is the parent of Horsehead Corporation, a producer of speciality zinc and zinc-based products in the US and a recycler of electric arc furnace dust; the International Metals Reclamation Company LLC that recycles metals-bearing wastes and a processor of nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries in North America; and Zochem Inc, a zinc oxide producer in Brampton, Ontario.
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.
Horsehead Holding Corp (NASDAQ: ZINC), a US-based producer of zinc, has announced a reduction in operations at its zinc smelter in Monaca, US.
While looking at Johnny Horne's recent image of the Horsehead Nebula (September issue, page 65), 1 glanced up at my own picture mounted on the wall and suddenly noticed a "star" in Johnny's image that does not exist in this part of the sky.
Horsehead Nebula (left) The Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33), a nearby neighbor of the famous Orion Nebula.
In visible light, Orion's well-known Horsehead nebula looks like a dark dust cloud.
Horsehead Holding Corp (Nasdaq:ZINC) revealed on Saturday that it established an at-the-market (ATM) equity programme, whereby it may offer and sell regularly shares of its common stock of an aggregate value of up to USD50m, through its sales agent Stifel Nicolaus & Company Incorporated.