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2013-12-02 16:22:55

DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rise of work-place injuries related to musculoskeletal disorders, which is costing U.S. businesses more than $20 billion a year, may be reduced if companies included ergonomic risk assessments as part of their occupational health and safety management systems, according to an article in the December issue of Professional Safety. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) represent one-third of all disabling workplace incidents and...

2013-12-02 16:21:27

HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) will make a presentation at the Cowen and Company Ultimate Energy Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. John Chisholm, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flotek, will present to conference attendees beginning at 8:35am EST. The presentation will be webcast live beginning at 8:35am EST on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 and can be accessed from Flotek's website, www.flotekind.com....

2013-12-02 08:22:53

VANCOUVER, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Taseko (TSX: TKO) (NYSE MKT: TGB) (the "Company") has commenced a federal judicial review, seeking to set aside certain findings of a review panel report relating to the Company's New Prosperity Gold-Copper Project environmental assessment. Taseko is asking the court for a declaration that certain panel findings relating to seepage and water quality be set aside, and that the Panel failed in certain respects to comply with principles of...

2013-12-02 08:22:52

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, has expired in connection with the previously announced sale of its Consolidation Coal Company subsidiary, which contains all five of its longwall coal mines in West Virginia, to a subsidiary of Murray Energy Corporation for $3.5 billion in value. CONSOL Energy signed a definitive agreement...

2013-11-28 23:21:52

Standardized, verifiable and reciprocal safety training saves lives, lowers cost and increases efficiency. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Recognizing the need for a standardized, reciprocal safety training orientation for utility company owners and utility company contractors in the Northeast region, the Delaware Valley Safety Council, in partnership with Alliance Safety Council of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is bringing the PowerSafe safety orientation to the Northeast and...

2013-11-26 23:28:53

Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham confirmed as member of U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Project Committee 283 ‘Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems,’ a new international occupational health and safety standard to improve workplace safety. Milford, PA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announces that its CEO, Geoffrey Peckham, has been selected to a group of U.S. experts to support a new...

2013-11-26 23:25:08

Xtalks presents an informative free Pharmacovigilance webinar on the methodology that identifies and calculates Risk-Benefit assessments for products in the post-marketing phase. There will be two live broadcasts, on Friday December 6, 2013 at 11:00am EST (NA) and on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 12:00pm GMT. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Pharmacovigilance Benefit-risk assessments are typically conducted as part of a regulatory inquiry, for completing the PBRER, the RMP, or as...

2013-11-26 23:02:25

While many 693 and CIP audits may require 3 to 5 days to complete, SPP’s Audit found the GO to be in compliance with NERC standards and requirements with request for additional information and audit debrief combined lasting only 3 hours due to Certrec’s effective Audit Readiness, RSAW, and Mock Audit support. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Certrec, a leading provider of NERC regulatory compliance services announced today that SPP found one of its clients, a Combined Cycle...

2013-11-26 12:22:27

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) vegetation management contractors are nearing completion of the company's 2013 program to trim 3,600 circuit miles across its 13-county service area. To date, crews have trimmed more than 3,200 miles throughout JCP&L's northern and central New Jersey service areas. The work is done each year to help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help protect against possible...

2013-11-26 08:22:05

VANCOUVER, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA) (OTC:GGAZF) (BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) is pleased to announce that it has completed the movement of its crushing system from the Company's 100%-owned Cerro Colorado mine and has now completed installation at its 100%-owned Cerro Prieto project which is located approximately 200 kilometers away in Sonora State, Mexico. The Company is also pleased to announce that the first material was...