Tag: Heavy

June 1 2011 At Least 2 Tornadoes Touchdown in Western Massachusetts & Video

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A tornado has touched down Wednesday June 1 2011 at approximately 4:20 PM in heavily populated western Massachusetts, more specifically, Springield, the third most populous city in the state. TheĀ  tornado created widespread damage, local authorities said, as the Northeast braced for a barrage of heavy thunderstorms, hail and accompanied by high winds. An official …

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AMSC Receives Follow-On Wind Turbine Power Electronics Order From Hyundai Heavy Industries

AMSC Receives Follow-On Wind Turbine Power Electronics Order From Hyundai Heavy Industries American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has received another follow-on order for 30 sets of wind turbine power electronic components from Ulsan, South Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (Korean Stock Exchange: HHI), the world’s …

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Mercury and Heavy Metal Toxicity

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Mercury and Heavy Metal Toxicity Mercury is a heavy metal that has high toxicity and has had a variety of uses throughout history, evidence of its use being found in several ancient civilisations. However, perhaps the most controversial use is that in the dental amalgam. In the mid-nineteenth century, the mercury-silver-tin-copper-cadmium mix began to prove …

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