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UK Government Makes It Easier for a Contractor to Do Business with Them
UK Government Makes It Easier for a Contractor to Do Business with Them
9/22/2014 5:40:02 AM
One of the biggest advantages associated with a new bill introduced by the UK government is that any business dealings with the government itself become much more streamlined and inherently efficient. A contractor who wishes to establish themselves as a small business enterprise can have a much more direct access to this potentially lucrative market as a consequence of …
North Melbourne Electrical Contractor Wins Commercial Project Of The Year
North Melbourne Electrical Contractor Wins Commercial Project Of The Year
9/22/2014 1:00:00 AM
North Melbourne electrical contractor Corospark Electrical & Solar has impressed the judges of this year’s Master Electricians Australian (MEA) VIC Excellence Awards, taking out the coveted prize as Commercial Project of the Year for their Voltage Optimisaton project at University of Melbourne.  Corospark will now go on to battle out against the best from around the …
Tennessee American Water Announces Fall Drug - Take Back Day in Hamilton County
9/19/2014 7:22:16 PM
In partnership with several organizations,Tennessee American Water announces the fall 2014 Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, September 27, 2014,from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.The purpose of this event is to keep drugs out of the environment and off of our streets. Local residents are encouraged to simply drive up and drop off their unused, unwanted or expired medications–prescriptions or …
Allegheny Health Network Physicians Discuss Breast Cancer Screening Treatment at Free Wexford Event
9/19/2014 12:46:09 PM
Allegheny Health Network breast radiologist William Poller, MD , and breast surgeon Shivani Duggal, DO , will discuss “Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment: What I Should Expect as a Patient,” Thursday, Oct. 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion , 12311 Perry Highway. Topics will include new screening options such as the breast tomosynthesis …
CHAMPS Renews Dairymens’ Agreement to Continue Offering Savings to Members
CHAMPS Renews Dairymens’ Agreement to Continue Offering Savings to Members
9/19/2014 12:40:55 PM
CHAMPS Group Purchasing recently renewed its agreement with Dairymens to continue offering its members significant savings on milk, milk products and yogurt as well as seasonal beverages including, apple cider, egg nog, iced tea and lemonade.  “CHAMPS is excited to renew our contract with Dairymens,” said Jan Elder , director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group …
SAE International Announces Plenary Schedule for 2014 DOD Maintenance Symposium
9/19/2014 12:08:33 PM
SAE International announces the plenary schedule for the 2014 DOD Maintenance Symposium , which will be held Nov. 17-20 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. The mission of the 2014 DoD Maintenance Symposium, which is administered by SAE International, is to create an environment that enables attendees to share relevant information, identify critical issues, …
Aviva to sell its stake in Spanish joint venture CxG Aviva for €287 million
9/19/2014 11:04:14 AM
Aviva plc (“Aviva”) announces the sale of its holding in its joint venture CxG Aviva to Novacaixagalicia Banco (“NCG Banco”)1, for €287 million (£226 million) in cash. The transaction results from a decision by the Arbitration Tribunal in Madrid issued today, which concludes legal proceedings between Aviva and NCG Banco. The Tribunal has determined a breach by NCG Banco of …
Accenture Plans to Launch Upstream Solution for Independent Oil and Gas Companies on the SAP HANA® Cloud Platform
9/19/2014 11:02:05 AM
Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in cooperation with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), today announced the launch of an Upstream Solution for Independents, an end-to-end technology platform designed for medium- and small-sized independent oil and gas companies in North America. The solution aims to help clients significantly enhance production management and improve their return on investment in …
75% of businesses are soon to have M2M strategies in place states Vodafone report
9/19/2014 10:53:47 AM
Marketing Release - According to a report published by Vodafone, within three years, seventy-five percent of businesses will have a strategy in place for implementing Machine-to-Machine (M2M) external-facing projects, such as customer service.   Machine-to-Machine technology is the communication between machines that work without the need for human intervention …
Panasonic and Leica Camera Expand Partnership Agreement in the Digital Camera Sector
9/19/2014 10:24:36 AM
Panasonic Corporation and Leica Camera AG today announced they have extended their partnership agreement and agreed to expand and strengthen their technological cooperation in the digital camera field. The agreement includes the extension of license agreement for use of Leica’s trademark on Panasonic’s digital camera products as well as expansion and strengthening of …
France welcomes its first Hotel Indigo® to Paris’ operatic heart
France welcomes its first Hotel Indigo® to Paris’ operatic heart
9/19/2014 9:43:11 AM
InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the debut of its boutique brand, Hotel Indigo®, in France, with the opening of Hotel Indigo® Paris – Opera at the heart of the capital’s entertainment district. The new hotel marks a milestone for the brand as the 60th Hotel Indigo hotel globally, opening in the brand’s 10th …
Hexagon announces one-time effects from the acquisitions of Vero Software and Mintec
9/19/2014 9:37:19 AM
Hexagon has following the acquisitions of the Computer Aided Manufacturing software provider Vero Software and the mine planning software provider Mintec identified overlapping technologies and assets. This will lead to a write-down which in combination with transaction costs from the acquisitions will impact Hexagon’s earnings for the third quarter of 2014. The write-down …
Prevagen Research Presented at Healthcare Practitioner Conference
9/19/2014 9:19:06 AM
Quincy Bioscience is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Theirl, a functional neurologist in private practice in Mequon, Wis., is presenting data supporting the use of Prevagen Professional in older adults with mild memory problems at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium – Focus On Brain Health conference on Sept. 19-20 in Hollywood, Fla. Prevagen Professional is the …
USA Welcomes Clients and Colleagues to Atlanta for ASIS 2014
9/19/2014 9:10:59 AM
This month, managers and executives from U.S. Security Associates (USA) are making plans to gather in the security company’s hometown of Atlanta, Ga. for the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits. ASIS International is the leading organization of security management professionals, with 38,000 members worldwide. ASIS is holding its annual seminar from September 29 …
Joanne McDonald to Become ENSCO Chief Ethics Officer
9/19/2014 9:07:58 AM
ENSCO, Inc. has announced that Ms. Joanne McDonald, former Vice President of Administration and Human Resources will become ENSCO’s Chief Ethics Officer. She will continue to serve on ENSCO’s Board of Directors and remains the Corporate Secretary. As Chief Ethics Officer, Ms. McDonald will report to the Executive Chairman of the Board Paul W. Broome, and provide corporate …
BMW Opens its Newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore
BMW Opens its Newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore
9/19/2014 9:03:33 AM
Today, BMW Group celebrated the official opening of its newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore. The facility will serve 96 dealers within the Central and Eastern regions of BMW’s dealer network. Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, and Craig Westbrook, Vice President – Aftersales, BMW of North America, were in attendance and spoke at …
Lucas Group Commends Eight Promoted Associates
9/19/2014 8:58:54 AM
Lucas Group, the nation’s premier executive recruitment firm , today announced the recent promotions of eight top-performing Associates. Representing several practice groups and multiple branches, these demonstrated recruitment professionals are illustrative of the knowledgeable, consultative and results-oriented culture at Lucas Group. For more than forty years, clients and …
Sobi expands Haemophilia development portfolio - elects to include potentially longer-acting Haemophilia A candidate in collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec
9/19/2014 8:58:50 AM
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has elected to add the preclinical rFVIIIFc-XTEN-vWF fusion molecule to the company’s collaboration with Biogen Idec. The XTEN technology is proprietary to Amunix Operating, Inc.. Biogen Idec and Amunix signed a worldwide license agreement in April 2014. Under the terms of Sobi and Biogen Idec’s agreement, Sobi has the right to …
BT Sport gives viewers more content with new ‘red button’ service
9/19/2014 8:52:37 AM
BT Sport viewers are set to benefit from even more top flight TV programming following the launch of its BT Sport Extra ‘red button’ service in the UK and Ireland, this weekend. BT Sport Extra will be on air at selected times, providing viewers with additional content alongside the already strong line-up on BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN. Launching on September 19 on BT TV …
Danske Bank appoints acting Head of Group Risk Management
9/19/2014 8:48:26 AM
Company Announcement No. 23/2014 Company announcement No. 4 of 4 March 2014 stated that Robert Endersby, who has been Head of Group Risk Management and a member of the Executive Board at Danske Bank since 2012, had tendered his resignation and would leave his position by the end of 2014, at the latest. The date of Robert Endersby’s departure from the bank has now been …