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Tropical Storms in the Caribbean often Create Indoor Environmental Hazards in Addition to Property Damage
Tropical Storms in the Caribbean often Create Indoor Environmental Hazards in Addition to Property Damage
9/8/2014 11:13:43 AM
Last week, Tropical Storm Dolly formed in the Gulf of Mexico before making landfall on the Mexican coast where it caused property damage.  Later this week on September 10th, the climatological peak of the annual hurricane season that runs from June through the end of November takes place.   Although tropical storms may be less menacing in the minds of many property owners …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Provide Expertise for National Preparedness Month
Certified Industrial Hygienists Provide Expertise for National Preparedness Month
9/8/2014 11:00:42 AM
For the past decade, September has been recognized as National Preparedness Month.  The special designation began in 2004 when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began their efforts to build awareness and preparedness in advance of any potential natural or man-made disasters.   National Preparedness Month encourages both citizens and businesses to take steps to …
AREVA signs a 300 million euro contract with Eskom, Republic of South Africa utility
9/8/2014 10:41:35 AM
AREVA signed a contract with South-African utility, Eskom to replace steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant. Under the 4.3 billion rand order (approximately 300 million Euros), AREVA will design, manufacture and install six steam generators in the plant’s two reactors. The group will also provide associated engineering services. AREVA’s technological solutions …
Basilea’s partner Astellas receives notification from U.S. FDA of acceptance of filing of isavuconazole NDA for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis
9/8/2014 10:26:05 AM
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) reports today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the New Drug Application for isavuconazole submitted by Basilea’s license partner Astellas Pharma Inc. The NDA seeks approval of isavuconazole for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis (also known as zygomycosis) in adults. …
Cubic Strategic Advisor Larry Yermack Inducted into ITS America Hall of Fame
Cubic Strategic Advisor Larry Yermack Inducted into ITS America Hall of Fame
9/8/2014 10:19:10 AM
ITS World Congress The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) today announced that Larry Yermack, a strategic advisor to Cubic Transportation Systems , a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for intelligent travel solutions, will be inducted into its Hall of Fame for his lifetime achievements in the transportation …
World’s Busiest Airport Upgrades to Saab’s Latest Collaborative Decision Making & Efficiency Tool Suite
9/8/2014 9:27:02 AM
Defense and security company Saab has received a contract renewal from the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation to expand its Aerobahn airport surface management platform in use at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This will bring a number of new and advanced products and tools to the ATL airport operations community that will further enhance the …
Finnair reaches negotiation result with pilots
9/8/2014 9:23:12 AM
Finnair and the Finnish Air Line Pilots’ Association (SLL) have reached a result in the negotiations related to Finnair’s savings program. The agreement brings Finnair 17 million euros in permanent annual savings. Approximately 11 million euros will materialize gradually over the 2-year CLA period. Approximately 3 million euros will materialize in the coming few years …
TIBCO Announces its New Marketing Application Built to Optimize Consumer Engagement
9/8/2014 8:55:07 AM
TIBCO Software Inc . (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced TIBCO Engage™, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) marketing application that enables businesses to interpret and motivate consumer behavior in real time, through personalized experiences across any channel. TIBCO Engage harnesses the Fast Data platform and leading integration technology of TIBCO, connecting data from existing …
Electrolux to acquire GE Appliances
Electrolux to acquire GE Appliances
9/8/2014 8:33:51 AM
The acquisition enhances Electrolux’s position as a global player in home appliances, offering an unparalleled opportunity to invest in innovation and growth, which will benefit consumers, retailers, employees and shareholders. Highlights Attractive strategic fit in North America. Significant synergies, primarily in sourcing and operations. Cash consideration of USD …
New Contractor Tax Worries - Why It Pays to Be Prepared
New Contractor Tax Worries - Why It Pays to Be Prepared
9/7/2014 7:09:33 AM
Should contractors always be wary and be afraid that the proverbial “big brother” might be watching them? Perhaps so, as it seems that the new “benchmarking” projects currently underway at HM Revenues and Customs could lead to a full out inquiry being put in place, should said discrepancies be found in the contractor’s profit statement. Benchmarking is the practice of …
Candlelight Homes Ranked #2 In Utah’s Fast 50 Awards
9/5/2014 7:35:10 PM
SOUTH JORDAN, UT — September 5, 2014   Candlelight Homes was recently ranked #2 of Utah’s fastest 50 companies in the state by Utah Business Magazine.  The Fast 50 award is given to Utah companies who have  been in business for 5 years or more, demonstrate notable entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics, and the ability to drive revenue growth.  Candlelight …
Bizagi customers make WfMC final for fifth consecutive year
AgFirst Farm Credit Bank and Generali PPF Holding go for Gold at BPM & Workflow Awards
Bizagi customers make WfMC final for fifth consecutive year AgFirst Farm Credit Bank and Generali PPF Holding go for Gold at BPM & Workflow Awards
9/5/2014 1:28:22 PM
Bizagi, the global Business Process Management (BPM) platform author, has named two customers as finalists in this year’s Global Awards for Excellence in BPM and Workflow. This latest announcement marks an incredible track record of achievement in the company’s award history, bringing its tally to six WfMC Gold winners and five finalists in just five years. AgFirst Farm …
Technics Brand to Return to Deliver Emotionally-Engaging Sound and Musical Experiences
9/5/2014 11:34:04 AM
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will launch its audio products under the Technics brand name again, reviving its brand long synonymous with high-quality hi-fi sound to deliver richer, emotionally-engaging sound and musical experiences. New Technics-branded hi-fi audio systems will be released first in the European market in December 2014 and later in other parts …
Panalpina establishes Energy Solutions to serve world’s biggest logistics demands
9/5/2014 11:31:26 AM
Panalpina has merged its Panprojects and Oil & Gas activities to create Panalpina Energy Solutions, a specialised service that designs tailor-made transport solutions for the world’s most ambitious energy projects. Panalpina veteran Hans Toggweiler heads the new entity. Panalpina’s latest move to improve has seen it merge two of its most distinctive activities to create …
Lufthansa successfully secured long-term financing
9/5/2014 11:17:08 AM
In order to raise additional long-term financing for general corporate purposes and to take advantage of the currently favourable capital market conditions Deutsche Lufthansa AG issued a 1.125% EUR 500m five-year bond.  The bond, which is due 12 September 2019, had a re-offer price of 99.556% to give a spread over mid swaps of 75 basis points. Lufthansa is rated BBB- (stable …
NeoSleeve Now Selling Their iPhone 5s Running Case On Amazon
NeoSleeve Now Selling Their iPhone 5s Running Case On Amazon
9/5/2014 11:00:00 AM
NeoSleeve, manufacturer of jogging cases for iPhone, has today announced that their new iPhone 5 armband is now available exclusively on Amazon. NeoSleeve vowed in their early months to offer their armbands through an online marketplace, and has today identified Amazon to be that marketplace. Amazon is the largest “e-tailer” in the world, with annual revenues at …
Hudson’s Bay and Dufour-Lapointe Sisters Launch New Olympic Red Mittens Campaign
9/5/2014 10:37:12 AM
Today, Olympians and official Red Mitten ambassadors, the Dufour-Lapointe sisters, along with Hudson’s Bay, launched the 6th edition of its Red Mitten, the nation’s most iconic symbol of Canadian Olympic pride and the source of millions of dollars in direct athlete funding through the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF). “The 6th edition of the Red Mitten will help raise money …
Schneider Electric Awards Top Performing Suppliers at 2014 Global Supplier Day
9/5/2014 9:12:57 AM
Schneider Electric announced that 10 suppliers received awards that recognize top performance and excellence at the company’s fourth annual Global Supplier Day conference that was held in Shanghai, China. The award-winning suppliers differentiated themselves from a field of 235 of the company’s preferred production and non-production suppliers from roughly 30 countries who …
Clinton Power Station Completes Upgrade of Emergency Sirens
9/4/2014 7:02:43 PM
Exelon Generation completed the installation of a state-of-the-art siren system around Clinton Power Station. This effort is part of a multi-year, $2 million investment to upgrade sirens at Exelon’s six Illinois nuclear facilities.   Clinton Station has 41 Exelon-owned sirens within a 10-mile radius of the facility. Half were upgraded in a prior improvement project completed …
Paris Motor Show: meet Renault Espace’s successor
9/4/2014 4:30:14 PM
Renault and Dacia have organised a line-up of new product presentations, a media conference and meetings with senior executives during the media days at the Paris Motor Show on October 2-3. This year’s programme includes: World premiere of Renault Espace’s successor. Renault media conference at 11am on Thursday, October 2 with Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief …