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2011-12-16 12:26:50

A series of unfortunate events? Morbidity and mortality in a Borsetshire village With a risk of traumatic death far higher than the national average, rural life may not be so idyllic in Ambridge, the fictitious village in the BBC radio series, The Archers, finds research in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com today. However, the study also shows that the overall mortality rate in Ambridge is slightly lower than the country as a whole, so characters should not worry unduly. Those...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

Universal Steel Buildings is currently seeking dealers and sales representatives in Nebraska and Iowa as the company continues to extend their Olympia pre-engineered steel buildings brand into the Midwest. The search for new dealers and sales representatives ties in with the companyâs committment to customer service and a personalized approach. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Universal Steel Buildings is currently seeking dealers and sales representatives in...

2011-03-12 00:00:29

The steel building manufacturing facility that produces pre-engineered steel buildings for Olympia Steel Buildings, one of the world's largest steel building companies in America, was recently awarded a renewal of their International Accreditation Service (IAS) Certificate of Accreditation. Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011 The manufacturing facility that produces pre-engineered steel buildings for Olympia Steel Buildings, one of the world's largest steel building companies in...

2011-03-04 11:00:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, TMK IPSCO's Premium pipe threading facility in Brookfield, Ohio, began a two-week commissioning phase for its second thread line, which will allow the facility to thread more and larger pipe to meet the expanding demand in the oil and gas industry. "What this means for the industry is that we are now able to provide an even quicker response to the growing needs of the Marcellus drilling region," said Piotr Galitzine, chairman...

2010-06-21 05:00:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TMK IPSCO was notified Saturday night by the United Steelworkers (USW) and its Local 9305 that union members at the Company's Koppel and Ambridge, Pennsylvania plants have ratified a new labor agreement. The new contract replaces one that expired May 31, 2010 and will remain in effect through May 31, 2014. The contract covers approximately 200 production and maintenance employees at the Koppel plant and 350 at Ambridge. The terms of...

2009-11-12 15:09:00

AMBRIDGE, Pa., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to expand parental choice and offer enhanced educational opportunities for public school students in Beaver County, Pa., and the surrounding region, a group of parents, educators, and community members are planning to launch a new charter school beginning in the 2010-2011 school year. With tentative plans to open next year for grades K-3, Baden Academy Charter School will offer a comprehensive, arts-infused elementary and...

2008-09-18 00:00:24

By Joe Napsha With oil hovering around $95 a barrel and drilling in the United States for oil and natural gas on the rise, the new Russian-based owner of steel tube plants in Koppel and Ambridge in Beaver County sees a bright future for local operations. "We see a number of pluses in this acquisition and in this market. The market is so dynamic. Everybody worldwide is drilling more, exploring more," said Piotr Galitzine, chairman of TMK IPSCO, the Lisle, Ill.-based North American...

2008-09-14 00:00:22

By Chris Foreman Saltsburg has struggled with population decline, the closing of its library and a recent threat to close the high school just outside the borough's borders. But residents are heartened by the White House's designation of the picturesque Indiana County town as one of about 600 Preserve America Communities. The designation, which will be celebrated at 5 p.m. today with the dedication of a sign during the annual Heritage Days festival, opens Saltsburg up to new grant...

2008-07-29 15:01:05

By Larissa Theodore, Beaver County Times, Pa. Jul. 29--AMBRIDGE -- It appears Ambridge will lose its assistant superintendent. Denise Shipe of Bethel Park was recently hired as superintendent of the Yough School District in Westmoreland County. The Yough School Board voted unanimously July 24 to appoint Shipe, according to minutes posted on the district's Web site. The board did not vote the same night on Shipe's salary, and it is unclear what she will be paid. Shipe's employment...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.