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EQUINOX. The name given to two periods of the year when the days and nights are equal; that is, when the space of time between the rising and setting of the sun is one half of a natural day. Dig. 43, 13, 1, 8. Vide Day.

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Equinox assets will include 100% interests in two past-producing gold mines: Aurizona in Maranhao, Brazil, and Castle Mountain in California, United States.
Equinox has also integrated its L5300(TM) multi-lane terminal to FreedomPay's secure platform.
Equinox is used to mark spring and fall while the (http://www.
The Equinox series provides the best picture possible with Ultra High Definition.
The vernal equinox occurs on March 20 or March 21 and marks the beginning of spring.
Zara Cottle, director at Cardiff-based Equinox, said: "With a surge in demand for multimedia content, especially video, from both clients and the media, we created this new role to ensure Equinox leads the way in using the latest technology to tell our client stories in an engaging way.
But the scheme does not only benefit graduates, with four members of the current Equinox team having completed an internship before securing a permanent position with the agency.
Based in Holland, Equinox is at the forefront of the thriving music scene there.
In the southern hemisphere, the autumnal equinox corresponds to the center of the Sun crossing the celestial equator moving northward and occurs on the date of the northern vernal equinox, meaning spring begins in Australia and South America.
The addition of Tapestry, which specialises in the construction, implementation and monitoring of multi-manager hedge fund portfolios and managed futures strategies, positions Equinox for increased growth in the managed futures field, as well as in a wider range of non-traditional asset classes, the buyer's CEO Robert Enck said.
PA) has been selected to provide fund administration to Equinox Fund Management (Equinox), an alternative asset management company in the US.