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2013-08-20 20:20:24

- The new gates weigh an average of 3,100 tons each PANAMA CITY, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the first four gates for the new locks arrived from port of Trieste, Italy to the waterway's Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise this morning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130820/MX67196LOGO ) "This is an exciting moment for the Panama Canal - the arrival of the new gates marks a...

2012-12-19 08:23:15

MARSEILLE, France, December 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CANAL+ Group has teamed with Wyplay to develop its future decoder software. Recognized as a global leader in innovative software solutions for TV operators, WYPLAY brings its expertise and know-how to the table, in particular through: - The implementation of a new generation HTML5 UI, - Improved overall performance in terms of fluidity, speed, and responsiveness, - And most importantly,...

2012-05-16 06:20:40

NEW YORK, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Madlyn Primoff, a partner in Kaye Scholer's Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice today released her outlook on bankruptcy risks facing various industries in the U.S. for the second half of 2012. Madlyn Primoff's predictions are based on economic and financial trends that could benefit some companies in distress, but hurt others that are in already-exposed industries. "Corporate bankruptcy filings have steadily declined over the last couple of years....

2012-03-16 23:02:38

Maintaining infrastructure is not just about superhighway bridges and airport landing strips. The example of the newly reconstructed historic Ohio & Eire Canal aqueduct shows that modern concrete waterproofing technology from Penetron can also bring American history back to life. East Setauket, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Every schoolchild is familiar with the Erie Canal. An key part of this canal was the Ohio & Erie Canal network in Ohio that connected small townships and farms to...

2012-03-12 15:00:34

University of Rhode Island marine biologist Jacqueline Webb gets an occasional strange look when she brings fish to the Orthopedics Research Lab at Rhode Island Hospital. While the facility's microCT scanner is typically used to study bone density and diseases like osteoporosis, it is also providing new insights into the skull structure and sensory systems of fish. A professor of biological sciences and director of the marine biology program at URI, Webb studies the lateral line system, a...

2011-08-15 11:00:00

CONGRESS IN APRIL 2012 WILL CONVENE WORLD-RENOWNED ENGINEERING EXPERTS INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE CANAL EXPANSION SITE VISIT PANAMA CITY, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CEO of the Panama Canal, Administrator/CEO Alberto Aleman Zubieta, announced today that the Panama Canal Authority will host its first-ever best practices Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. Convening this Congress is an effort to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on experience related to...

2011-03-24 13:00:00

WARSAW, Poland/>, March 24, 2011/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat has been awarded a 'Crystal Antenna of the World of Media' for spearheading Poland's/> first live satellite transmission in 3D for CANAL + Cyfrowy, operator of the Cyfra +, premium TV platform in Poland/>. The Award was announced at the Great Gala Award ceremony, held in Warsaw/> on 23 March during the annual Telecommunication and Media World Symposium that assembles Poland's/> leading telecommunications...

2011-03-14 16:04:00

NEWARK, N.J., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion of the Panama Canal, due to be completed in 2014, is one of the world's most ambitious engineering projects in decades, an audacious plan that is sending waves of change across the maritime world. The Journal of Commerce in its Cover Story today profiles the leader behind the expansion, Alberto Aleman Zubieta, Panama Canal Authority CEO and administrator. Comprehensive coverage by Senior Editor Peter T. Leach complements an...

2011-02-08 17:40:00

PARIS, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rodolphe Belmer, General Manager of Canal+, and David Frank, CEO of Zodiak Media Group, will present keynotes on Monday 4 April, kicking off the MIPTV 2011 Producers' Forum, which is focusing this year on co-production. MIPTV runs from 4 to 7 April, in Cannes. Co-production will be the hot topic at the Producers' Forum at MIPTV 2011. Two days of conferences and matchmaking sessions will be devoted to the subject, with the launch this year of a brand new...

2010-07-26 12:14:00

SEATTLE, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aconex, the world's largest provider of project collaboration solutions to the construction and engineering industries, has been selected to service the US$3.2 billion Panama Canal Third Set of Locks Project. The web-based Aconex system will provide all the organizations engaged on the program with a central platform for managing information and project communication. The new set of locks, at the heart of the $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal,...