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2014-09-25 08:29:25

Recognizes Sappi for its leadership, sustainability, safety and marketing promotion BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of coated fine paper, pulp and release paper, has been selected as a finalist in four categories of the paper industry's prestigious 2014 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Awards. These awards are the only global honors dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and...

2014-09-25 08:28:20

MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The McKesson Foundation announces the launch of its 2015 Regional Grants Program, a Canada-wide campaign that each year provides financial assistance to a number of non-profit organizations whose mission is to assist children and youth in the areas of health, education and poverty. McKesson Canada would like to encourage the submission of grant applications for one-time specific projects or programs. The Canadian Regional Grants Program typically awards...

2014-09-25 08:27:19

LAVAL, Quebec, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeffrey W. Ubben, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and the Chief Investment Officer of ValueAct Capital, as a director of the Board, effective as of October 1, 2014. Mr. Ubben is a Founder, Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Investment Officer of ValueAct Capital. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, Mr. Ubben was a...

2014-09-25 08:21:47

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Quarter 2014 Highlights -- The Company reported net income of $1.8 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2014, compared to net income of $9.0 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2013. -- The Company's Adjusted Income from Continuing Operations was $2.2 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, compared to $8.7 million, or $0.19 per diluted share,...

2014-09-24 23:04:02

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Vegetable Seeds Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Hybrid seeds are the most critical and cost effective input for increasing the vegetable production through improving per acre productivity. Hybrid vegetable seed industry has made great strides in improving vegetable production and has a major role to play going forward. High quality seed with both input traits...

2014-09-24 16:26:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it has amended the credit agreement governing its senior secured credit facility. The amendment extends the agreement's maturity to September 20, 2019 and adds a $150 million term loan commitment, which may be drawn any time prior to April 1, 2015. The initial term loan rate will be LIBOR plus 1.75 percent. On August 29, 2014, the Company gave notice of its intention to redeem all the...

2014-09-24 16:20:46

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson shared her vision for the future in a speech to 500 of the Corporation's top engineering, technical and scientific professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO "I believe that our purpose at Lockheed Martin is to change the world for the better," Hewson said in remarks at the eighth annual Lockheed Martin Fellows...

2014-09-24 12:31:06

One million dollar commitment from Monsanto Company to National 4-H Council supports the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company today announced that they will continue their efforts to inspire the next generation through the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience. Through this program, the organizations are partnering to help youth develop 21(st) century workforce skills necessary to meet the needs of a...

2014-09-24 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the construction industry is often associated with cost and schedule problems, little data has been compiled about typical levels of uncertainty, reasons, and remedies. McGraw Hill Construction today released its new SmartMarket Report, Managing Uncertainty and Expectations in Building Design and Construction, that addresses this issue by identifying: -- Key drivers of uncertainty that create unanticipated quality, cost and...

2014-09-24 08:28:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. and Canadian donors boosted their giving to nonprofit health care institutions to historically high levels of more than $10.7 billion, increasing annual donations by more than $380 million during the 2013 fiscal year, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) reports today. "These hopeful figures demonstrate the generosity of thousands of donors in the United States and Canada," says Steven W. Churchill, MNA,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.