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2014-02-18 23:04:36

Free joint AITP PMO SIG/PMI Chicagoland Knowledge Sharing on Risk Management facilitated by Scott Stribrny, on 2/20/2014, from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton. Earn 2 PDUs for participating. Wheaton, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The Project Management Institute Chicagoland Chapter, is hosting a Joint Knowledge Sharing event with AITP (Association of Information Technology Professionals) PMO Special Interest Group, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 20 at the...

2014-02-18 08:56:55

Instead of winging it, planners need to think carefully about costs and benefits The dramatic images of natural disasters in recent years, including hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and the Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami, show that nature, not the people preparing for hazards, often wins the high-stakes game of chance. "We're playing a high-stakes game against nature without thinking about what we're doing," geophysicist Seth Stein of Northwestern University said. "We're mostly...

2014-02-18 04:20:46

'Down' with alpha and 'up' with targeted returns, greater use of alternatives NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 80% of institutional investors expect risk management to play an even greater role in the investment decision process in the future, according to a new study published by BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, in collaboration with Nobel Prize-winning economist Dr. Harry Markowitz. In addition, over the next five years 73%...

2014-02-17 12:21:14

Insurance and risk management authorities to discuss hot topics in natural resources industry ST. LOUIS, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockton's Mining Practice will host the 2014 North American Mining Summit on March 18-19 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis. The Summit brings together experts in the fields of property and casualty insurance, surety, insurance claims, and risk management to discuss current trends and topics directly affecting firms in the mining, metals, and...

2014-02-14 23:24:32

Safe@Heights has released workplace recommendations in response to the latest fatality report. Brisbane, QLD (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Safe@Heights has released a list of recommendations in response to the latest workplace Fatality Report. The report revealed that there were 50 reported deaths related to working at heights. The deaths were separated into 3 categories: 24 fatalities from falling objects 23 fatalities from falls from a height 3 fatalities resulting from falls at the same...

2014-02-14 20:20:32

Trading Symbol: "TESO" on NASDAQ HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Tesco Corporation has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2013 results on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM Central Time. Financial results for the fourth quarter of 2013 are expected to be released Thursday, February 27, 2013 after market close. Individuals who wish to participate in the conference call should dial US/Canada (877) 312-5422 or International (253) 237-1122...

2014-02-12 12:25:07

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprague Resources LP ("Sprague") (NYSE: SRLP) announced several organizational changes today that are designed to strengthen its ability to successfully execute growth objectives and better align its executive management structure with financial reporting segments. Joseph S. Smith has been appointed Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Smith will lead acquisition sourcing and integration efforts for Sprague, in addition to...

2014-02-10 23:03:41

Web-based qualitative exposure assessment tool makes it easy for life science companies to evaluate potential occupational exposures to potent compounds, and make important health and safety control decisions. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Affygility Solutions, the leading provider of environmental, health and safety (EHS) software and consulting services to the life sciences industry, today announced the launch of its Qualitative Exposure Assessment (QEA) module. This qualitative exposure...

2014-02-06 16:32:33

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hi-tech risk management firm Risk Toolbox, Inc. has launched an innovative cloud-based service, CertTool, to assist businesses with the collection and management of Certificates of Insurance (COIs). Managing COIs is a complex, labor-intensive and often inaccurate process associated with high administrative expense and poor levels of compliance. Risk Toolbox's unique method can reduce costs 50% or more while eliminating 70% of data...

2014-02-05 23:26:12

Interos Solutions (Interos) has launched a blog focused on global cyber and supply chain risks for Governments as well as the private sector – best practices and approaches will be covered, as well as reactions to global current events. McLean, VA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Interos Solutions (Interos) has launched a blog focused on global cyber and supply chain risks for Governments as well as the private sector – best practices and approaches. Jennifer Bisceglie, President and CEO of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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