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Technologies to recover rare earth elements

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – New efficient and inexpensive technologies being developed at Purdue University could allow the extraction of rare earth elements, critical components of many electronics and green products, from waste coal ash. This innovation could enable the U.S. to enter into the $4 billion rare earth element production market while recycling coal ash […]

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Posted on 25th November 2017No Comments
Coal By-Products Could Help Drive Sustainable U.S. Rare Earth Production

Physical separation technologies newly developed at Purdue University are among several recent initiatives that could yield economical methods for extracting rare earth elements (REEs) essential to electronics manufacturers from coal by-products. If commercially viable, the innovations could help enable the U.S. to reclaim part of the $4 billion REE production market that has largely been […]

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Posted on 25th November 2017No Comments
Product Microdata LD-JSON structure using c#

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bt2GMZi-s_MIf you need to define LD-JSON Product structure as it is defined at Schema.org you can use  Product class defined in MXTires.Microdata library. Example of C# code for defining  Product Microdata structure using MXTires.Microdata library: [TestMethod] public void SimpleProductTest() { var product = new Product() { Name = “T3 REPLICA NISSAN ALTIMA, MAXIMA (PAINTED/SILVER)”, }; System.Diagnostics.Debug.Write(product.ToJson()); }

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Posted on 31st May 2015No Comments
LocalBusiness Microdata JSON structure using c#

Example of C# code for defining  LocalBusiness Microdata structure using MXTires.Microdata library: [TestMethod] public void LocalBusinessTest() { LocalBusiness shop = new LocalBusiness() { Name = “1010Tires.com”, Description = “Sell Wheels and Tires.”, CurrenciesAccepted = “USD, CAD”, }; Language language = new Language() { Name = “English, French” }; //may need more differentiation shop.Address = new […]

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Posted on 11th May 2015No Comments
Single-family homes prices vs gold

For some perspective on the single-family home market, today’s chart presents the median single-family home price divided by the price of one ounce of gold. This results in the home / gold ratio or the cost of the median single-family home in ounces of gold. For example, it currently takes a relatively low 168 ounces […]

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Posted on 18th April 2015No Comments
Budget Wedding Done in Style!

Deepti Singh Photo By Deepti Singh on January 07, 2015 Expenses in a wedding can just spiral out of control if you do not watch things closely. Keeping tab on everything is not something you can do particularly if you are the bride or the groom. The key to keeping costs under a limit is […]

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Posted on 14th January 2015No Comments
Update On Gold

  BCA research strategists expect to maintain an underweight precious metals position within the commodity complex. The above chart shows that the key drivers of gold since 2008 – real interest rates, the dollar and investor risk aversion, proxied by the U.S. equity risk premium – have stabilized. Our view is that these drivers will remain […]

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Posted on 15th July 2014No Comments
Two Top Metals to Watch: Platinum & Palladium

Platinum and Palladium have outperformed in 2014, but why should you care? Bart Melek, Head of Commodity Strategy, TD Securities, says the metals still have potential and explains what affects them as well as how to invest. Please watch the video.

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Posted on 7th June 2014No Comments
Using Mustache (Nustache) with traditional ASP.NET (non MVC)

Download Nustache Extract zip file and open solution file. If you don’t have MVC3 installed you will get a warning that Visual Studio cannot open the project Click OK and continue Nustache.Mvc3 project will be grayed out. Right click the solution in Solution Explorer window and add new ASP .NET Application. I named it NustacheWebApplication. […]

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Posted on 28th March 20132 Comments
.Net code for hotel search request to Travelport

public void SearchHotelAvailability(Uri uri, string userName, string password, string targetBranch) {             HotelSearchAvailabilityReq request = new HotelSearchAvailabilityReq();             request.BillingPointOfSaleInfo = new BillingPointOfSaleInfo();             request.BillingPointOfSaleInfo.OriginApplication = “UAPI”;             HotelLocation location = new HotelLocation();             location.Location = “PDX”; //”YVR”, BOB, LOX, DEN             location.LocationType = typeHotelLocation.City;             request.HotelLocation = location;             HotelSearchModifiers searchModifiers = new HotelSearchModifiers();             […]

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Posted on 13th September 2012No Comments