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2014-06-02 08:33:08

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitie, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company, is pleased to announce that it will partner with Facilities Show 2014, the world's largest dedicated facilities management event, for the second year running. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) Taking place at London's ExCel from 17 - 19 June, Facilities Show 2014 is celebrating 15 years at the heart of the FM industry, providing a platform for...

2014-05-29 04:20:32

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of power generation [http://www.aggreko.com/products-and-services/power-generation-rental ] and temperature control [http://www.aggreko.com/products-and-services/temperature-control-rental ] services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Weston as Chief Executive Officer. Chris has extensive experience in senior leadership roles in world-class businesses. He is currently Managing...

2014-05-22 08:26:07

LONDON and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilever announced today the launch of The Unilever Foundry, a platform that will provide a single entry-point for innovative start-ups seeking to partner with Unilever. The Unilever Foundry will enable the company's global brands to experiment with and pilot new technologies more efficiently, effectively and speedily. It will also provide start-ups and entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop and work on global projects,...

2014-05-19 12:29:48

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Thermal Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profileshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/thermal_power_uk_market_outlook_2025_2013_update_capacity_generation_power_plants_regulations_company_profiles.htmlThermal Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Power...

2014-05-19 08:23:42

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Total household debt up 314% from GBP347bn in 1990 to GBP1,437bn in 2013 - Recovery fragile: bank base rate of 3% would tip UK back into recession - 0.5% increase in base rate would spark a GBP4.8bn reduction in spending A new report on consumer credit by independent research company Verum Financial Research says the UK economy is risking a major downturn due to unsustainable levels of household debt....

2014-05-18 08:20:12

CAIRO, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggreko, the world's leading temporary power [http://africa.aggreko.com/products-services/power-overview ] and temperature control [http://africa.aggreko.com/products-services/temperature-overview ] services has signed a contract with RWE Dea to deliver a 4 MW power plant to the Disouq onshore natural gas facility located in the Nile Delta in northern Egypt. RWE Dea has been operating in Egypt as an oil producer for nearly 30 years, with...

2014-05-13 12:29:59

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emperador Inc's move for Whyte & Mackay will give the Scotch whisky producer yet another new owner, while Diageo is left to rue the divestment of assets it had hoped to keep, according to a new report from just-drinks. In late 2012, Diageo began its purchase of a major stake in Whyte & Mackay's parent company, India's United Spirits. The move for United Spirits, which bought Whyte & Mackay (W&M) in 2007, signalled the...

2014-05-08 12:24:16

ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that all 12 members of the board of directors were re-elected at the company's annual meeting of shareholders. Re-elected directors are: -- Gregory H. Boyce, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peabody Energy; -- Robert A. Malone, Lead Independent Director, former Executive Vice President, BP plc and former Chairman and President, BP Americas Inc.; -- William A. Coley, former...

2014-05-07 20:27:18

HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand" or the "Company") (NYSE: DRC), a global supplier of rotating equipment and aftermarket parts and services, commented upon the recent announcement that Rolls-Royce signed an agreement to sell its Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens. Dresser-Rand has worked closely with Rolls-Royce Energy for well over 30 years and has been very successful in supplying compressors for the upstream and...

2014-05-07 16:26:21

Trading Symbol: "TESO" on NASDAQ HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - TESCO Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement between its subsidiary, Tesco Corporation (US), and Tech Field Services Inc. ("TFS"). Under the terms of the definitive agreement, Tesco Corporation (US) has acquired the assets of TFS and will incorporate the TFS business into its United States After-Market Sales and Service ("AMSS") operations. The combination of the...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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