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Nation’s Top Technicians Vie for Coveted Title at TMC Skills Competitions

2017-09-16

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 16, 2017 () — Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council opened up the 13th annual National Technician Skills Competitions at the Marriott Orlando World Center. “This event has grown so much since the first competition 12 years ago,” said TMC Executive Director Robert Braswell. “The competitions – both TMCSuperTech and TMCFutureTech – highlight the skills and professional excellence the trucking industry’s technicians display on a daily basis. “We see those skills growing each year, just like this event, which this year includes for the first time cybersecurity and trailer telematics challenges for our contestants,” he said. “TMC, just like our professional and student competitions, grows to respond to the changing demands of the trucking industry.” Another feature of this year’s event will be a charity effort to raise funds for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “Our...

CO2 Solutions Welcomes Kiverdi as a Partner in the VCQ Project

2017-09-14

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 14, 2017 () – CO2 Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that Kiverdi Inc. (“Kiverdi”) of Hayward, California, has joined the Valorisation Carbone Québec (“VCQ”) Project as a carbon use partner. CO2 Solutions and Kiverdi will demonstrate carbon capture and utilization (“CCU”) through the deployment of Kiverdi’s proprietary bio-process to convert CO2 into bio-based products alongside CO2 Solutions’ leading-edge enzymatic carbon capture technology at the Parachem site in Montreal, Quebec. This is the second CO2 utilization technology to be announced within the context of the VCQ Project, the first being CO2-to-acetic acid on May 18, 2017. “CO2 Solutions is very pleased to welcome Kiverdi into the VCQ Project,” stated Evan Price, President and Chief Executive Officer of CO2 Solutions. “CO2 is recognized as the most abundant greenhouse gas (GHG). The VCQ Project will demonstrate that CO2 can also be an important feedstock for many...

BioAmber Announces New Chief Executive Officer

2017-09-14

Mr. Eno has over 30 years of related management experience in the energy, chemicals, biotechnology and materials industries, including over five years as President, CEO and Board member of a publicly traded industrial biotechnology company. Rick began his career in Chevron’s chemical operations with roles of increasing responsibility in engineering, manufacturing and construction operations. He then entered management consulting where he specialized in addressing critical strategic and operational issues facing company leadership in the chemical and energy industries. In 2008, he took up leadership of Metabolix, an industrial biotechnology company commercializing a range of unique bio-based, biodegradable polymers. Most recently, Rick has been a senior partner at a global management consultancy, Roland Berger, focused on the chemicals industry. “The Board is pleased to have found an individual with an ideal industry background as well as public company experience to assume...

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity begins Harvey clean-up

2017-09-02

Additional photos and video will be made available at the same link throughout the day. Photo and video credit may be attributed to Habitat for Humanity International. Habitat is deploying Mobile Response Units and Disaster Corps volunteers to the region to begin rapid assessments as flood waters recede. There are about 30 local Habitat for Humanity offices throughout the parts of southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana affected by the storms. With their help, Habitat for Humanity International is assessing the shelter and housing needs in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey and developing response options. In addition to long-term housing repair and construction, Habitat’s response will include organizing volunteers and resources to help with the cleanup of homes damaged by wind and flood waters. Construction plans will be determined after evaluations and will depend on the level of support received from donors, volunteers, corporate partners and other community...

Construction Progresses on Wood Partners’ Development in Newport News

2017-09-02

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sep. 2, 2017 — Wood Partners, a national leader in real estate development and acquisition, announced today that construction is progressing on a new 209-unit community in Newport News, Virginia. Alta Citizen is located at 301 Continental Parkway in the Patrick Henry Place mixed-use development, located off of Jefferson Avenue and adjacent to the entrance to Highway 64. The community is in close proximity to the Tech Center, and a short trip from the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, making it an important location for young professionals working on the peninsula.   “We saw a unique opportunity to bring new, Class A product to a market where there has been a lack of multifamily development this cycle,” stated Caitlin Shelby, director for the Raleigh-Durham office of Wood Partners. “Alta Citizen is a strategic investment in the heart of the Jefferson Avenue employment and retail corridor that provides the high end, convenient...

Global Self-Leveling Concrete Market 2017-2022 by Type (Underlayment and Toppings) & End User (Residential and Commercial)

2017-08-24

The self-leveling concrete market is estimated to be USD 4.93 Billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 6.22 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2017 to 2022 Surge in demand for self-leveling concrete in developing nations and the growing construction market are anticipated to drive the self-leveling concrete market in the coming years. Based on type, the underlayment segment is projected to lead the global self-leveling concrete market during the forecast period. Self-leveling underlayment provides smooth and accurate surfaces, and helps to minimize surface imperfections and irregularities to an existing floor. The underlayment type self-leveling concrete is placed over existing subfloors before the installation of floor coverings, such as tiles, carpets, wood, and other polymer-based coverings. Rapid industrialization, growing residential and commercial construction market, along with initiatives of governments of emerging economies for the development of public...

Africa’s First Space Generation Workshop Coming to Nigeria

2017-08-19

The space sector represents a vital enabler for Africa. This November the region’s leading space professionals will gather for a collaborative workshop in Akure, Nigeria to strengthen networks and stimulate communication about addressing key questions being faced by Africa’s space community. Topics will include how space technology and its services can foster socioeconomic development for the region through space sciences, navigation/positioning, earth observation, and satellite communication. Lagos, Nigeria, August 19, 2017 –()– The planning of the first African Space Generation Workshop (AF-SGW) is underway by the Space Generation Advisory Council, a supportive body for the United Nations Programme on Space Applications. This two-day regional workshop for students and young professionals in the African region represents an unparalleled collaborative effort, and will be held on 16-17 November 2017 in Akure City, Nigeria hosted by the Centre for Space Research...

Integral Communities Partners with Ayres Hotels for New Location in Vista, CA

2017-08-13

“We are excited to be working with Ayres on this incredible venture. This hotel will be a great expansion for them and for Integral Communities,” Lance Waite, Principal of Integral Communities. Vista, CA August 13, 2017 — Visitors and business travelers will soon have the opportunity to stay in a new boutique hotel in Vista, California. Integral Communities and Ayres Hotels proudly announce the acquisition of a new location in the city. The future hotel will be located on the premier Palomar Airport Road corridor between the 5 and 15 freeways. Ayres Hotel Vista will offer 103 comfortable guestrooms and suites, a pool, gym, conference area and restaurant facility. “We are excited to be working with Ayres on this incredible venture. This hotel will...

Yellow Door Energy, Middle East Insulation Sign Agreement to Build 205 kWp Solar PV Plant

2017-08-13

Yellow Door Energy (YDE), a Dubai-based firm that invests in and operates distributed solar and energy efficiency assets, and Middle East Insulation, a leading player in the UAE’s cladding and roof industry, announced today that they signed an agreement to install a 205 kWp solar PV plant at Middle East Insulation’s newest facility in DIP, Dubai. Yellow Door Energy will manage the construction, operation and maintenance of the solar PV plant for the next 15 years. As part of Middle East Insulation’s commitment to transfer to green manufacturing activities, this system will provide 347,000 kWh of electricity per year and reduce CO2 emissions by 244 tons annually, which is equivalent to planting 6,320 tree seedlings per year. Construction on the project will commence in August 2017 and the plant is expected to be operational by the end of the year. Mr. Hamad Al Ghurair, Chairman of Middle East Insulation, said, “Changing to the green building measurements and reducing...

GEZE Showcases Smart Facades: Efficient and Safe Ventilation in the KNX Environment

2017-08-13

The Window, Doors and Facades Trade Show is set to strengthen its positioning as the leading event in its industry within the region with its second edition at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 25th till the 27th September. GEZE the innovative window and door systems solutions leaders will be at the event, stand number 6D 240, showcasing their innovative products and system solutions that turn buildings into Smart Buildings. GEZE will be introducing complete door and window systems as ‘smart solutions’. They improve the comfort, security and energy efficiency of our work and home environments. GEZE will be presenting its range of innovative building automation system for ‘smart’ technology and new interface modules that utilizes BACnet and KNX – the globally renowned communication standards in home and building system technology.      (Logo: ) “GEZE smart building solutions aim to provide automated and networked building infrastructure solutions to make...

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