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Sagem’s BlueNaute® navigation system chosen by Norwegian Coast Guard
10/30/2014 10:11:12 AM
Sagem (Safran), a world leader in navigation systems and equipment, has won the contract from the Norwegian Coast Guard, part of the Royal Norwegian Navy, to modernize the navigation system on six Coast Guard vessels. Norway’s Nornen class patrol vessels and the KV Harstad patrol boat will all be fitted with Sagem’s new Blue Naute ® attitude and heading reference system. …
Scania’s comprehensive solutions generate sales record in Norway
10/30/2014 9:59:57 AM
Norwegian public transport operators are increasingly choosing Scania as a supplier of buses and related services. Order bookings so far this year amount to 235 buses and coaches, which is an all-time-high. The success is due to a combination of comfortable and reliable buses, which can be operated using alternative fuels including hybrid drive, and services that guarantee …
Janet Napolitano Talk At University Of Georgia School of Law
Janet Napolitano Talk At University Of Georgia School of Law
10/29/2014 3:39:55 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended The 112th John A. Sibley Lecture presented by Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California, at The Chapel on the University of Georgia (UGA) campus on October 27, 2014. About the Lecture: Napolitano was introduced by Lonnie T. Brown, Jr., Associate Dean and Cleveland Distinguished …
Local Educators Highlights Student Work with Vets for National Audience
10/29/2014 10:43:24 AM
Peggy King, a media specialist at Manual Academy in Peoria, Illinois; Bill Noomah, a teacher at McNeil Canyon Elementary in Homer, Alaska; and Nick Stange, a teacher at Harlem High School in Machesney Park, Illinois, shared teaching strategies and resources related to Veterans Day during an online program offered to educators nationally on Oct. 21. Sponsored by the Library of …
National Survey Finds Bi-Partisan Majority Look to Government to Lead Much-Needed Fight Against Hunger
10/28/2014 5:57:02 PM
A new survey finds that Americans believe that hunger is a serious problem in the U.S. and that government, more than individuals or communities, must play a key role in helping solve it. The survey, commissioned by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), found that 45 percent of Americans say that hunger in the U.S. is a “serious …
Wild Salmon Survival Linked to Climate Summit
10/24/2014 5:24:25 PM
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is hoping that Climate Summit 2014 ,  a one-day conference in New York,  will result in changes that will help save  wild Atlantic salmon, a bellwether species for  the health of our rivers and oceans.  Progress depends on real action by the world’s top leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, who will address the conference. …
NWC Fights Back Chamber of Commerce/KBR Attack on Whistleblowers at Supreme Court
10/22/2014 6:06:38 PM
Yesterday, the National Whistleblower Center filed a  “friend of court” brief  in  Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter  before the U.S. Supreme Court.  The extensive brief delivers a full rebuttal of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) and Kellogg Brown & Root’s (KBR) attack on the integrity of whistleblowers. The Chamber and its …
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
10/22/2014 6:05:51 PM
“I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage,” Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) said during an event at the Chamber of Commerce.   “I really am. I don’t think there’s a mother or a father sitting around the kitchen table tonight in America saying, ’You know, honey, if our son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God, all of our dreams would be realized.’ Is that …
TWI Attends 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
TWI Attends 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
10/22/2014 2:29:49 PM
As part of our communications and marketing efforts, TWI attended the 2014 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Held 13-15 October at the Washington Convention Center, the event gathered over 30,000 attendees consisting of USG agencies, commercial contractors, and other international companies servicing the DoD. Throughout the event, TWI …
Neste Oil to strengthen its commitment to respecting human and labor rights
10/22/2014 1:52:37 PM
Neste Oil has joined the United Nations Global Compact. Companies that participate in the UN initiative commit themselves to respecting a set of 10 principles covering human rights, labor rights, the environment, and combating corruption in their operations and strategy. Over 12,000 companies from more than 145 countries are currently part of the Global Compact, which is the …
NIH begins early human clinical trial of VSV Ebola vaccine
10/22/2014 12:32:29 PM
Human testing of a second investigational Ebola vaccine candidate is under way at the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) are conducting the early phase trial to evaluate the vaccine, called VSV-ZEBOV, for safety and its ability to generate an immune system …
Boston area executives in transition finding new jobs fastest in four years
10/22/2014 11:46:32 AM
Boston area managers and executives are finding new jobs in the shortest amount of time in four years, according to ClearRock Inc . , a leadership development, executive coaching and outplacement firm headquartered in Boston.   Through the first 9 months of 2014, January through September, Greater Boston area managers and executives in a career transition found new jobs …
TWI Awarded GSA Logistics Worldwide Contract
TWI Awarded GSA Logistics Worldwide Contract
10/17/2014 3:26:41 PM
Earlier this week, the General Services Administration (GSA) awarded TWI a contract on the Logistics Worldwide (LOGWORLD) Schedule 874 V program. With this flexible contract vehicle, TWI is able to offer tailored procurement and logistics solutions to USG agencies and other authorized customers around the world. The LOGWORLD Multiple Award Schedule 874 V assists federal …
Firm’s 50-Employee Milestone Underlines North West’s Vast Business Potential
Firm’s 50-Employee Milestone Underlines North West’s Vast Business Potential
10/17/2014 12:10:10 PM
Direct365, a local business based in Skelmersdale, recently hit the 50 employee mark, and shows no sign of slowing down throughout the rest of 2014 and into the future. Employing the 50th team member represented a significant milestone for Direct365, considering less than 5 years ago they were operating from a small office in Tarleton with fewer than 10 staff. Moving to …
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for 
“Credential-less” Authentication
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for “Credential-less” Authentication
10/16/2014 2:49:45 PM
Today, Yodlee (NASDAQ: YDLE ) is announcing its support of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s (FS-ISAC) Aggregation Working Group and its effort to de-risk financial data aggregation, specifically by using OAuth token-based authentication technology. This technology is finally making it possible to reap all the advantages of account …
CDC Develops a New, Faster Lab Test for Enterovirus D68
10/14/2014 5:30:21 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed and started using a new, faster lab test for detecting enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in specimens from people in the United States with respiratory illness. This test will allow CDC to more rapidly test remaining specimens received from states since mid-September. Every year, enteroviruses and rhinoviruses cause …
Life Church Purchases Former Nyanda School Site for Brisbane Christian College Expansion
10/14/2014 11:30:30 AM
Life Church Brisbane has been named the successful purchaser of the recently-closed Nyanda State High School site, this will enable the church to expand one of their key ministries, Brisbane Christian College, as well as increase their services to our community.      “Life Church Brisbane and Brisbane Christian College have been a part of the fabric of the local community …
TransDigm Announces the Hiring of Kevin Stein as Chief Operating Officer of Power Group
10/14/2014 9:30:35 AM
TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) today announced that it has hired Kevin Stein as Chief Operating Officer of its Power Group. TransDigm’s Power business group makes up roughly half of the Company’s revenues and a modestly higher portion of its EBITDA As Defined. Mr. Stein was most recently the Executive Vice President of Precision Castparts Corporation (NYSE: PCP) …
Officials from the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment to Fly Sustainable
10/13/2014 5:12:44 PM
The KLM Corporate BioFuel programme , which was launched in 2012, is the tangible outcome of the Green Deal made between KLM and the Dutch Government in 2012. Partners in this biofuel programme commit to flying some of their journeys on aircraft powered by biofuels, thereby contributing to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. All the bio-kerosene KLM uses on its …
Reporting System Enhancements Take Fleet Manager to the Next Level
10/13/2014 2:13:21 PM
GPSTrackIt.com has released a new version of their reporting system. When version 3.5 of the Fleet Manager vehicle tracking and fleet management application was released in 2012, it could generate complex reports with a few mouse clicks. In the roughly two years since its release, user feedback and the introduction of an ever-growing list of out-of-the-box reports prompted …