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Final Joplin Tornado Report Issued By NIST
2014-03-31 13:56:17

NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report is strengthened by clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations and individuals from across the nation in response to the request for comments on the draft Joplin report, released Nov. 21, 2013. The revisions did not alter the investigation team's major...

2014-01-13 12:20:30

Drivers in Five Categories Receive Company's Top Honor for Outstanding Performance JOPLIN, Mo., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its 2013 Drivers of the Year -- the company's highest recognition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/MM76897LOGO) The Driver of the Year award categories include individual and team company and contracted drivers, as well as regional drivers. Award...

2013-12-11 12:20:19

Company Employees Participate in Target Shopping Spree Benefitting Local Children, Senior Citizens, Nonprofit Organizations JOPLIN, Mo., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) today announced that its employees raised more than $50,000 during the company's 20(th) Annual Truckloads of Treasures holiday giving campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131211/NE31621 ) (Logo:...

2013-10-14 08:27:05

Williams Insulation is committed to becoming a Leading Insulation Provider in the Joplin Area for Homeowners, Remodelers, and Large and Small Builders. JOPLIN, Mo., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Williams Insulation, part of the Masco Contractor Services family of companies, recently announced its expansion into the Joplin, Mo., area. Williams Insulation specializes in all forms of insulation installation, including fiberglass batt, blown fiberglass and cellulose, and spray...

2013-10-08 12:20:32

JOPLIN, Mo., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the weekend of September the 27th, the Chrome Shop Mafia team officially put on their most successful Guilty by Association Annual Truck show to date. Between 7500 and 8500 people swarmed out to the beloved Joplin trucking event, ready to shatter records. From the beautiful, sunny Friday through to the overcast and showers on Saturday, huge crowds took to the festivities, charity events, competitions, and sales with enthusiasm....

2013-10-03 23:23:16

Projects selected will be constructed as resilient housing options in New York, New Orleans and Joplin, MO. “Designing Recovery” is an ideas competition created by The American Institute of Architects (AIA), in partnership with Make It Right, St. Bernard Project, Architecture for Humanity and Dow Building Solutions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 “Designing Recovery” was developed to help survivors of recent natural disasters in three distinct settings – New York...

2013-08-05 12:20:31

Front Collision Avoidance, Electronic Stability Control and Lane Departure Warning Systems to Complement Driver Skills, Reduce Most Common Safety Incidents JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it is investing in three state-of-the-art safety technology systems for all of the 525 new tractors it will take delivery of in 2013. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2013-07-17 12:20:53

Bill Compton Becomes Joplin, Mo.-based Company's First Professional Driver to Reach 4 Million Miles JOPLIN, Mo., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), recently held a special recognition event to honor Professional Driver Bill Compton for surpassing 4 million miles driving for the company. A 33-year veteran with the same carrier, Compton bucks the industry driver turnover trend to become the first Con-way...

2013-07-12 23:25:31

Dr. Steven M. Carlson and the team at Carlson Chiropractic Center are celebrating ten years in Joplin on Monday, July 15. Joplin, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Dr. Steven M. Carlson and the team at Carlson Chiropractic Center are celebrating ten years in Joplin on Monday, July 15. A Birthday party to mark the occasion is scheduled to take place between 8:30 am – 12 noon, and 2 pm – 6 pm. Staff, friends, and patients are all invited to stop in to take part in the event. Promising cupcakes,...

2013-06-13 12:31:17

"Designing Recovery" Competition To Have Real-World Impact on Families Struck by Three Recent Catastrophes CHICAGO, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a strategic partnership with Make It Right, St. Bernard Project and Architecture for Humanity to launch "Designing Recovery," an ideas competition created to aid in the rebuild of sustainable and resilient communities. The competition, which is designed to help survivors...