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Vale concludes sale of stakes in VLI to Mitsui and FI-FGTS
4/16/2014 3:48:00 PM
Vale informs that it has concluded the transaction announced on September 18, 2013, transferring 20% of the total capital of VLI S.A. (VLI) to Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) for R$ 1.5 billion and 15.9% to the Investment Fund of the Fundo de Garantia do Tempo de Serviço - FGTS (FI-FGTS), whose assets are managed by the Brazilian bank Caixa Econômica Federal, for R$ 1.2 …
WWF Statement On Virunga Warden
4/16/2014 12:00:24 PM
The chief warden of Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Virunga National Park, Emmanuel de Merode, has been shot in an ambush, according to a statement on the park’s official website . The Belgian national is in “serious, but stable condition,” the statement says. De Merode was attacked while travelling from the provincial capital of Goma to the park’s headquarters yesterday, …
Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Awarded to E.L. Doctorow
4/16/2014 11:57:32 AM
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has announced that E. L. Doctorow, author of such critically acclaimed novels as "Ragtime," "World’s Fair," "Billy Bathgate," "The March" and his current novel, "Andrew’s Brain," will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Aug. 30. "E. L. Doctorow is …
Lifetouch Memory Mission Participants Return From School-Building Trip to the Dominican Republic
4/16/2014 11:55:19 AM
In late January, volunteers embarked on a Lifetouch Memory Mission® trip to help build a vocational school in the Dominican Republic. The school was built for the children in the small, mountainous village of Constanza. Lifetouch, the leading provider of school and family photography, organized the trip and invited school administrators, principals, educators and members of …
UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria
4/16/2014 11:42:55 AM
DAKAR, Senegal/NEW YORK/GENEVA - UNICEF condemns in the strongest possible terms the reported abduction of some 100 school girls between 12 and 17 years old from their school hostel in Chibok Borno State on Monday night, and calls for their immediate and unconditional release. UNICEF is deeply concerned about the persistent trend of attacks on schools in Nigeria.  Most …
ICPI Unveils a New Logo, Symbolizing Transformation
ICPI Unveils a New Logo, Symbolizing Transformation
4/16/2014 11:16:39 AM
The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute ( ICPI ), the leading resource on emerging trends, technology and information for the segmental concrete pavement industry in North America, introduced a new logo today signifying its growth and transformation.  The new logo also reinforces ICPI’s culture of a professional, credible and forward thinking organization built over the …
St. Michael’s School Wins Grand Championship at SAE International’s 8th Annual AWIM International Jet Toy Competition
4/16/2014 10:03:43 AM
SAE International announces that St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6 was the Grand Champion of the  8th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Jet Toy Competition, which was held Wednesday, April 9, during the SAE 2014 World Congress. The JetToy Challenge is a friendly competition where students (in Engineering Design Teams of four) compete in distance, …
NER Data Corporation Chosen a Top 10 Enterprise Print Management Solution Provider by CIO Review Magazine
NER Data Corporation Chosen a Top 10 Enterprise Print Management Solution Provider by CIO Review Magazine
4/16/2014 9:53:59 AM
NER Data Corporation (NER), a leader in Managed Print Services (MPS) and Data Center Infrastructure Optimization Solutions announced today that it has been named one of the “Top 10 Most Promising Enterprise Print Management Solution Providers” by CIO Review magazine. According to CIO Review, “In the last few months we have looked at hundreds of solution providers who …
Scytl Election Night Reporting Leveraged in Costa Rica Presidential Elections
Scytl Election Night Reporting Leveraged in Costa Rica Presidential Elections
4/15/2014 4:46:59 PM
Barcelona – Scytl , the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization today announced the secure, transparent and record-time publication of results for the second round of the Costa Rica Presidential Elections: over 80% of the official results were provided in only 20 minutes after the closing of the polls and a full 96% in under 3 hours. The …
BenchmarkPortal Announces The 2014 Top 100 Call Centers Contest Winners
BenchmarkPortal Announces The 2014 Top 100 Call Centers Contest Winners
4/15/2014 4:37:52 PM
BenchmarkPortal , a leading call center consulting services group, recently announced the winners of its 2014 Top 100 Call Center Contest.  Participants submitted performance data on key operating metrics. The three winners in each of three categories had the highest statistical values for efficiency and effectiveness, as computed by BenchmarkPortal’s expert formula, using …
Applied DNA Sciences Sciences Certifies Micross Components Facility for Third Party SigNature® DNA Marking
4/15/2014 4:31:09 PM
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based authentication and security solutions, announced today that a Florida facility of Micross Components, a global provider of specialty electronic components with a 35 year history in providing authentic, high-reliability products, has completed the training process to become a certified …
Riversand Technologies Announces Upcoming Webinar “Driving Consistency Across Digital Channels: Why Product Information Management (PIM) Really Matters” Featuring Independent Research Firm
4/15/2014 4:06:56 PM
Riversand Technologies , Inc., a worldwide provider of Master Data Management  (MDM),   Product Information Management  (PIM) and Data Quality solutions, will host a live webinar, co-sponsored by Riversand’s partner PFS Web on Tuesday, April 15 at 12:00 pm Central Time, 1:00 pm Eastern Time, entitled  “ Driving Consistency Across Digital Channels and Why PIM is Important …
Buffalo Wild Wings uses NCR online ordering across all restaurants to increase revenue
4/15/2014 3:53:36 PM
NCR Corporation , the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today announced that Buffalo Wild Wings® has selected the NCR Aloha Online Ordering solution for its 1,000 company-owned and franchised locations to help drive its takeout ordering business. Adding online ordering functionality to its existing NCR technology solution will enable Buffalo Wild Wings to …
GE Launches Handheld Electromagnetic Technology with Real-Time Data Stream to Guide Technicians During Critical Inspections
4/15/2014 3:49:36 PM
GE’s (NYSE: GE) Measurement and Control business today introduced a first-of-its kind, handheld electromagnetic inspection technology – GE Mentor EM – that integrates testing intelligence and deep industry experience into an easily adaptable platform. For the first time, regardless of skill level, technicians can immediately access the critical information and guidance they …
Aspergillosis and Moldy Indoor Environments
Aspergillosis and Moldy Indoor Environments
4/14/2014 5:52:45 PM
Aspergillosis is an infection caused by a fungus known as  Aspergillus .  It  is a fairly common fungus that can be found in indoor and outdoor environments.  Aspergillus is also frequently present in buildings that have suffered water damage or elevated humidity levels.   There are several different kinds of aspergillosis. One kind is allergic bronchopulmonary …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
4/14/2014 12:02:21 PM
Recently, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene began sharing stories from Certified Industrial Hygienists about what being certified has meant to their careers and personal development.  CIHs from across the globe have submitted their experiences to ABIH and many of their stories can now be read online at the ABIH website.   Their accounts include the following …
New Video Provides Contractors with Flood Cleanup, Mold and Indoor Air Quality Information
New Video Provides Contractors with Flood Cleanup, Mold and Indoor Air Quality Information
4/14/2014 11:30:06 AM
During flood cleanup, the indoor air quality of a building may appear to be the least of a contractor’s problems. However, failure to remove contaminated materials and to reduce moisture and humidity can present serious long-term health risks. Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria and mold.   Many of these …
Harvey Milk Forever Stamp to be Dedicated at White House May 22
4/14/2014 11:07:24 AM
WASHINGTON — The official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp will take place at the White House May 22. Harvey Milk was a visionary leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S. when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. Milk’s achievements gave hope and confidence to the Lesbian, …
ScottMadden to Present at IQPC’s HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit
4/14/2014 11:03:28 AM
ScottMadden, Inc., a general management consulting firm, is proud to sponsor IQPC’s 15th Annual HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit to be held Monday, May 19, through Wednesday, May 21, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown in Chicago, IL. This semi-annual event promotes interaction with HR professionals through invaluable case studies, instructional workshops, …
Light Brigade® and UTC Partner to Provide Fiber Optic Training at UTC Telecom 2014 Conference
4/14/2014 10:10:09 AM
Tukwila, WA and Washington, DC – The Light Brigade , AFL ’s education and training division, and Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) have partnered to provide professionals in the growing utility fiber optic network industry with the opportunity to become officially certified in fiber optic network technologies. Training will be held in Phoenix, AZ at the annual UTC Telecom …