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2014-01-29 08:34:20

REHOVOT, Israel, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ: NVMI), provider of leading edge stand-alone metrology and the market leader of integrated metrology solutions to the semiconductor process control market, announced today that Eitan Oppenhaim, President and CEO, will discuss the company's performance and future prospects at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference 2014 at Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on February 10,...

2014-01-27 20:21:07

Analysis Pegged to WEF Risk Categories Indicates the World Got Less Risky in 2013 BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Light® marked the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, concluded this weekend in Davos, Switzerland, with the release of the Northern Light's Global Risk Index (GRI). This index, based on an analysis of WEF's 50 global risk categories, shows that overall the world is getting less risky, at least for now. Using the first quarter of 2012 as the...

2014-01-27 12:24:00

New survey by MySafetySign reveals workplace problems NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 MySafetySign Health & Safety Industry Survey revealed that stress is the most overlooked workplace concern. MySafetySign's first annual survey explores the issues and changes currently facing the health and safety industry. Of surveyed professionals, 24% mention stress and 20% mention overworking as the main safety hazards that go unnoticed. In fact, three of five safety...

2014-01-27 04:21:00

LONDON, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading company information provider adds to its risk portfolio by adding two new Catalysts that help mitigate corporate credit and supplier risk Bureau van Dijk (BvD), the leading publisher of company information, is launching two new solutions for assessing and mitigating risk. These new products are additions to its Catalyst range. The Catalyst range was created to help customers use BvD's data for specific...

2014-01-27 04:20:38

HOUSTON, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrotechnics, the global leader for transforming frontline Operational Performance and Lowering Operational Risk in Hazardous Industries, is delighted to announce it has been named as a Finalist for its Software in New Technology Development of The Year 2014 for the Oil & Gas Awards in the Gulf Coast region for North America. The Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday 18 March 2014 at The Westin Galleria in Houston. The...

2014-01-24 23:24:48

Strong insurance policies can provide for you in unforeseen circumstances, get sound advice before disaster strikes. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The blaze in California, named the Colby fire, has taken it’s toll on the landscape by destroying five homes, damaging several other structures, and forcing approximately 3600 residents to evacuate for safety purposes on Thursday, January 16th. The wildfire was allegedly accidentally started by three campers in the foothills of the San...

2014-01-23 23:04:12

The research report on Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (eGRC) Market majorly focuses on growth potential, key drivers, restraints, opportunities, trends and best practices in the market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/enterprise-governance-risk-compliance-market-1310.html) (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The report "Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Market [by Solutions (Compliance Management, Audit Management, Risk Management, Policy Management,...

2014-01-23 12:29:49

With 2014 shaping up to be a busy year for global travelers, expert panel will focus on avoiding unnecessary risks TREVOSE, Pa., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading medical and security services company, the global political and security risk consultancy Control Risks, its joint venture partner, and ASIS International's CSO Roundtable will host a complimentary webinar on how global organizations can prepare and manage their travelers in the year ahead--a year...

2014-01-23 08:25:00

Prologis Advances 35 Positions to Number 54 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced its inclusion in the 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. The Global 100, announced annually at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is recognized as the gold standard in corporate sustainability analysis and consists of the 100...

2014-01-22 23:02:16

Operational Risk Management is Becoming Critical, Especially in Light of Major Industrial Incidents Across the Globe Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Global operations management consultancy DuPont Sustainable Solutions has announced the creation of a new suite of methodologies aimed at helping companies to bolster their operational risk management systems. These solutions help companies to address technical skill shortages – an unintended consequence of demographic change –...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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