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Toshiba Wins Major Order in Malaysia for 2,000MW Ultra-Super-Critical Steam Turbine and Generators for Jimah Coal-Fired Power Generation Project
9/2/2014 4:00:08 PM
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502), one of the world’s leading suppliers of thermal power generation equipment, today announced that a consortium of Toshiba, IHI Corporation, Hyundai Engineering Co., Ltd. and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., has won an engineering, procurement and construction contract (EPC Contract) for a 2,000MW ultra-super-critical …
Roche launches new fully automated molecular diagnostic systems offering the fastest time to results with the highest testing capacity
9/2/2014 3:41:09 PM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the commercial availability of the cobas 6800/8800 Systems, two integrated and fully automated molecular testing systems for blood and plasma donor screening in markets accepting the CE mark. The cobas 6800/8800 Systems offer the fastest time to results with the highest throughput available, along with the longest walk-away …
Dassault Falcon Jet Breaks Ground on Little Rock Expansion
9/2/2014 3:31:58 PM
Dassault Falcon Jet broke ground today on a major expansion and upgrade of its Little Rock, Arkansas completion facility dedicated to two new models, the Falcon 5X very large body twin jet and ultra-long range Falcon 8X trijet. Introduced in October 2013 and May 2014 respectively, the new models will significantly expand the Falcon fleet and meet customer demand for additional …
Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China
Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China
9/2/2014 12:01:06 PM
Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Wärtsilä and Yuchai Marine Power Co., Ltd., has inaugurated its new factory in Doumen District, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China. The new factory covers a total area of 266,700 square meters and will be used for the assembly and testing of Wärtsilä 20, Wärtsilä 26 and Wärtsilä 32 medium speed engines. The assembly …
Bechtel Recognized as One of the World’s Top Contractors
9/2/2014 11:51:54 AM
Bechtel once again has been named one of the world’s top contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. The company ranked third on the magazine’s Top 250 International Contractors list, the same as last year, and ninth on the Top 250 Global Contractors list, one spot up from last year. On both lists, Bechtel …
IHS Acquires PCI Acrylonitrile, a U.K.-based Chemical Market Advisory Service
9/2/2014 11:04:50 AM
IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and analytics, today announced it has acquired PCI Acrylonitrile, a strategic provider of chemical market insight and consulting services for the global acrylonitrile and derivatives industry. The acquisition of PCI Acrylonitrile further deepens and strengthens the existing IHS Chemical global market …
EHS Experts in Puerto Rico Help to Prevent Occupational Asthma
EHS Experts in Puerto Rico Help to Prevent Occupational Asthma
9/2/2014 10:27:04 AM
According to recent figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), close to 150,000 adults in Puerto Rico have asthma.  For adults with asthma, some developed the condition as a child, while others did not develop asthma until they were older.    For some, the condition may have been caused or made worse by exposure to allergens or irritants on the job.  …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Offer Assistance Following Northern California Earthquake
Certified Industrial Hygienists Offer Assistance Following Northern California Earthquake
9/2/2014 10:14:34 AM
Last month, the strongest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter of a century left the Napa region with extensive damage and injured more than 200 people.  Homes and businesses suffered damages as power, water and gas services were lost for thousands of people.  The earthquake measured 6.0 on the Richter scale and its epicenter was recorded just 6 miles southwest …
BP Starts Recruitment Campaign to Attract Future Leaders
9/2/2014 10:05:25 AM
BP today started its 2015 Future Leaders Programme (FLP), a recruitment campaign which aims to fast-track early career recruits to be the business leaders of the future. The FLP is a highly selective global recruitment and development programme, run by BP for candidates around the world to work in its Refining & Marketing businesses and its Safety & Operational Risk …
BHP Billiton Congratulates Women in Resources
9/2/2014 9:55:27 AM
More diverse workforces are helping resource companies achieve superior performance, safety and stable production, says BHP Billiton’s Human Resource President, Mike Fraser. Mr Fraser delivered the keynote address at the inaugural Women in Resources Awards (WIRNA) in Brisbane today, with the national awards program building on the state-based Resources Council awards, …
BofA Merrill Implements CashPro® Any2Any Solution for Global Payments’ Taiwan Branch
9/2/2014 9:52:43 AM
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) Global Transaction Services (GTS) today announced the implementation of its CashPro ®  Any2Any for Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong) Limited, Taiwan Branch (GPAP), a leading worldwide provider of payment processing services, including 11 markets across the Asia Pacific region. In mandating BofA Merrill GTS, GPAP now has the …
Aqua acquires marketing technology business Applogix in South Africa
9/2/2014 9:04:26 AM
WPP announces that its majority-owned company, Aqua, South Africa’s largest digital agency and part of Wunderman, has acquired Applogix, a marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa. Founded in 2005 and employing around 20 people in Johannesburg, the agency’s services include web and mobile application build, front end development, ecommerce and user …
Basware Commerce Network exceeds 80 million network transactions, reinforcing e-invoicing business and industry growth
9/2/2014 9:02:52 AM
Basware , the leading provider of e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay solutions, continues to achieve record growth, with over 80 million annualised e-invoice and purchase order transactions sent and received across its Basware Commerce Network, the largest open business network in the world. This milestone highlights the success of Basware’s commitment to helping businesses …
Body Bar Inc. Introduces Revolutionary Flex Trek Walking Program
Body Bar Inc. Introduces Revolutionary Flex Trek Walking Program
9/2/2014 8:00:00 AM
Body Bar® Inc ., a premier fitness company specializing in products and educational tools for fitness enthusiasts of all ages and abilities, today announced its revolutionary new Body Bar Flex Trek Walking Program. The Flex Trek workout is an audio program that guides participants through walking exercises set to music, utilizing a pair of light BBFlex-355 hand …
Exhibit Surveys Cox to Co-Present Session on Big Data at PCMA Chicago
Exhibit Surveys Cox to Co-Present Session on Big Data at PCMA Chicago
9/2/2014 7:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced today that Jonathan “Skip” Cox, CEO and president, will co-present “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Data” at the PCMA Greater Midwest Chapter’s September Educational Program on September 9 in Chicago. When: …
Philips Debuts New Affiniti Ultrasound System at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014
9/1/2014 11:08:27 AM
  Royal Philips  ;(NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced the launch of  Affiniti , a new ultrasound system designed to enable global hospitals and health systems to overcome the demands of increasing patient volumes and cost pressures. Making its debut at the  European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014  in Barcelona this week, Affiniti provides innovative technology …
Learn How To Balance Business And Family Life
Learn How To Balance Business And Family Life
8/30/2014 9:53:39 AM
“Meditation is an effective technique which helps in all areas of stress related conditions.” said Mr Secomb. “It works by helping the body shift from the ’fight, flight or freeze response’ to the ’relaxation response, by deactivating the sympathetic nervous system and activating the parasympathetic nervous system, which means that the body is not running on nervous energy- …
Bank of America to Report Third-quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 15
8/29/2014 2:31:19 PM
Bank of America Corporation today announced it will report its third-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The results are scheduled to be released at 7 a.m. ET, followed by an investor presentation at 8:30 a.m. ET. The live audio webcast, accompanying presentation and other earnings-related information will be available through the Bank of America …
Tata Motors enters Algeria with a range of passenger cars
8/29/2014 9:48:26 AM
Tata Motors today announced the launch of its passenger vehicle range in Algeria. The range includes the Tata Indica and Tata Vista from the hatchback range, and the Tata Indigo and Tata Manza from the sedans. The company has appointed SPA Elsecom for distribution and marketing of the Tata passenger vehicles in Algeria. The new range is now available in dealerships for sale. …
AkzoNobel improves Performance Coatings set-up to drive leading performance
8/28/2014 1:59:08 PM
The simplified new structure – due to become fully operational in January 2015 – will reduce the number of global management layers. As a result, Performance Coatings will be managed through seven Strategic Market Units under the leadership of Executive Committee Member Conrad Keijzer. The seven units will focus on specific customer segments and technologies. They will be: …