Latest Canal Stories

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.

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.

2010-06-17 07:00:00

PARIS, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that CANAL+ Group, the leading pay-TV service provider in France, has signed a contract with IBM to transform the way it processes and delivers its programming and services to distribution channels.

2009-12-10 06:25:00

The "Nemo H2," which can transport up to 87 people, is a unique boat specially designed to run on a fuel cell engine, where hydrogen and oxygen combine to generate electricity and water, without creating carbon monoxide.

2009-11-17 09:15:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- After 37 years of service, Charles M. "Chuck" Timmons, Jr., has announced his retirement as President and CEO of Canal Insurance Company. "I am proud to have been a part of the legacy of Canal Insurance Company," said Timmons.

2009-07-28 18:30:00

The mayor of Venice, Italy, says he lectured and called the police on a man he caught urinating into a canal.

2009-06-28 12:10:00

UNESCO has now included a number of European sites in its World Heritage List, such as the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal in Wales, a Spanish lighthouse, and two Swiss watch manufacturing towns.

2008-12-02 07:55:00

A city known for its famous canals is now underwater thanks to heavy rains and high winds that left it almost completely flooded on Monday after nearby sea levels hit their highest mark in 22 years.

2008-09-23 06:00:19

By Elisabeth Rosenthal Before Michele Assunto hauled in his fishing net from the banks of a reed-lined canal here, he used a pole to push the garbage out of the way. "They really need to clean this up," he growled.

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