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2014-03-05 12:31:47

Integration of SmartPrepare with Award-winning Emergency Notification Capabilities Brings Emergency Managers Unprecedented Planning and Communications Capabilities FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced major enhancements to its SmartPrepare(TM) emergency management platform. Particular highlights include the integration of award-winning emergency notification capabilities for targeted...

2014-03-05 08:30:32

"Getting It Right" will address challenges and develop smart solutions focused on accessibility during relief and evacuation efforts CHARLESTON, S.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of a destructive winter season, Portlight Strategies has teamed up with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to co-host the New Jersey "Getting It Right" workshop, which provides a forum to review and establish procedures for accessibility challenges during relief and...

2014-03-04 08:38:08

Poor disaster recovery practices have led to losses of up to $5M PHILADELPHIA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disaster Recovery Preparedness (DRP) Council announced today findings from its 2014 annual benchmark study which show that 73% of respondent organizations worldwide are not taking adequate steps to protect their data and IT systems. According to participants, poor planning, testing and technological deficiencies have led to more than $5M worth of critical applications failure, data...

2014-03-03 23:25:32

As part of its ongoing nationwide expansion of land-based and maritime emergency response and related safety services, Industrial Emergency Services, LLC adds capabilities on the East Coast to supplement substantial Gulf Coast and West Coast infrastructure. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Industrial Emergency Services, LLC (“IES”) (http://www.iesllc.com) announced this week that the company has established two additional bases of operation with equipment and firefighting...

2014-03-01 16:20:30

TUCSON, Ariz., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some see ominous possibilities as 6,000 Russian troops move into Ukraine, the U.S. Sixth Fleet moves toward Crimea, and NATO troops land in Western Ukraine. Signals from Washington are decidedly mixed. In a Feb 28 statement, Barack Obama stated: "The United States will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine." Less than 30 minutes later, he declared a...

2014-02-28 23:00:59

Nationally known former Prologis CEO has joined board of Denver-based disaster relief supply company. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Managers has been privileged with welcoming another distinguished member to their team, Mr. Walter C. Rakowich. Mr. Rakowich is a former CEO of Prologis, the leading owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, focused on global and regional markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia. He brings a...

2014-02-27 08:23:09

VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) is pleased to announce that its 100% owned subsidiary, Granmin S.A. de C.V. ("Granmin"), has received the permit for use of explosives from the Mexican military called SEDENA ("Secretary of National Defense"). This represents the final permit necessary for full-scale operations at the Company's 100%-owned Cerro Prieto open-pit, heap leach gold mine...

2014-02-26 16:20:40

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The CBRN Defense Market 2013-2023 Synopsis This report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the global CBRN defense industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the leading companies in the industry, and key news....

2014-02-26 16:20:31

Mineta Transportation Institute's new manual includes templates, exercises, policies, and more SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation and transit agency emergency managers now have access to a free research report and training manual for emergency exercise development and implementation. The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) publication, Exercise Handbook: What Transportation Security and Emergency Preparedness Leaders Need to Know to Improve...

2014-02-26 12:20:38

MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is reaching out to municipalities along its North American rail network to review its safety practices, share relevant information on dangerous goods traffic and discuss emergency response planning. Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive, said: "A full 99.998 per cent of CN and rail industry movements of dangerous goods - many of which are essential to the North American economy and communities across the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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