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2014-07-09 08:21:50

Price Assessments Featured in New Supplement "Turkish Power Weekly" LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global provider of energy and commodities information, has introduced four new price assessments aimed at helping Turkey's utilities better determine power costs and bringing greater clarity to one of Europe's burgeoning power transit hubs. "With the new assessments, Turkish and European utilities and risk managers, alike, will be better able to assess power generation...

2014-07-07 16:21:52

Producers Continued to Set Records, But Growth Pace Ebbed From May DENVER, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- June proved to be another record-breaking month for U.S. natural gas output in the lower 48 States, with production totaling 68.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), according to the latest estimates from Bentek Energy, an oil and natural gas analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. This was up 0.3% from May and the highest monthly production average on record. It exceeded the...

2014-07-03 04:21:44

European Power Prices Dipped as German Coal Plants Started Operations LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Day-ahead natural gas prices in the U.K. and continental Europe continued to fall in June after reaching multi-year lows in May, according to data just released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider. U.K. day-ahead natural gas prices were down 13% month over month and down 35% year over year, while day-ahead gas prices on the Dutch...

2014-07-02 16:26:48

Data Center Provider Continues Diversified Growth Strategies with Infrastructure Rich, Large-Scale data centers in Core Markets at Attractive Basis OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, and a leader in security and compliance, has completed the acquisition of a data center facility in East Windsor, New Jersey, from McGraw Hill Financial,...

2014-07-02 08:22:44

Monthly Index Totaled 45.90, down 6.03 Points from June's Reading of 51.93 BEIJING, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health of China's steel sector appears to have ebbed slightly, with the industry largely anticipating a slowdown in new steel orders in July, according to the latest Platts China Steel Sentiment Index (Platts CSSI), which showed a reading of 45.90 out of a possible 100 points and marked a six-month low. The July reading is down 6.03 points from 51.93 in June and the...

2014-06-28 12:20:43

Company also showcases adaptive learning and assessment solutions as well as its next-generation instructional management systems designed to better support connected learning experiences ATLANTA, June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (ISTE booth #1532) - This week at the International Society of Technology in Education's (ISTE) annual conference, McGraw-Hill Education will unveil the Professional Learning Environment, an all-digital solution that allows teachers to master their own professional...

2014-06-27 12:24:58

NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record today announced its annual Excellence in Advertising Awards, which recognize the most effective ads in the building and design marketplace, and the companies and agencies that produce them. The awards were presented at the AIA 2014 National Convention & Design Exposition in Chicago. Advertisers seen in Architectural Record in the first quarter of 2014 in print (full page or greater) and online...

2014-06-27 12:23:55

New and expanded offices will see arrival of around 140 new hires from hotbeds of technology and innovation; Company's ed-tech investments continue NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced that it is expanding its Boston office to accommodate the company's growth and increasing employee headcount in digital research and development. The company also announced the opening of a new office in Seattle to serve as a hub for enhancing educational...

2014-06-27 08:21:56

Gasoil, Fuel Oil Demand Contracted On Poor Fundamentals SINGAPORE, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's apparent oil demand* in May dipped 0.7% compared with the same month last year to 39.92 million metric tons (mt) or an average 9.44 million barrels per day (b/d), a just-released Platts analysis of Chinese government data showed. Apparent oil demand last month was at its lowest level in nine months -- recording the first year-on-year contraction since January -- following three...

2014-06-26 16:26:14

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's Dodge, the industry standard for construction information and intelligence, today announced additional enhancements to its Dodge Global Network platform. New and proprietary features join the list of system attributes that were industry firsts, enabling users to find and prioritize prospects and increase their win/loss ratio for new business. Additions to the dynamic and easy-to-use system include: -- A new marketing...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.