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2014-06-24 23:12:08

Esteemed expert offers extensive experience in environmental compliance. Toronto (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The future is looking bright for the field of environment, health and safety (EHS) technology. The market for this software is undergoing rapid growth due to the increased focus on improving EHS practices worldwide, with sustainability a major priority for organizations. New regulations are introduced continuously, in virtually every country. Intelex has been playing a major role in this...

2014-06-23 08:23:08

CHICAGO and LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Sandor, renowned financial innovator and entrepreneur, has just won the Energy Risk Lifetime Achievement Award. Sandor is one of 20 industry veterans to receive the honor, marking 20 years since the launch of Energy Risk magazine in 1994. The magazine selected individuals who have helped shape the evolution of the global commodity and energy markets. Mark Pengelly, Editor of Energy Risk, said: "With his pioneering work...

2014-06-19 23:09:50

A recent donation of technology and services from CaseWare Analytics to Rutgers University will enable students to work towards transforming growing data sources into valuable insights through enhanced audit practices. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 CaseWare Analytics announced today that it has donated $250,000 of technology and services to The Rutgers Accounting Research Center. The contribution will support the efforts of the Rutgers Continuous Auditing and Reporting Lab (CAR) to...

2014-06-19 16:22:37

READING, Pa., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) is rebuilding sections of a 46,000 volt power line that connects substations in Nanty Glo and Ehrenfeld in central Cambria County. The $2.7 million project involves replacing equipment, including wire, insulators, fuses and cross-arms on a seven-mile section of sub-transmission line. In addition, the project includes replacing 104...

2014-06-18 20:20:57

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that during the second quarter of 2014 it experienced an unplanned manufacturing disruption within its Polyurethanes division. The disruption occurred at its propylene oxide and MTBE facility in Port Neches, Texas. The manufacturing facility is now operating at normal rates. The estimated financial impact of the manufacturing disruption in the second quarter of 2014 was approximately $10...

2014-06-18 12:20:45

GATINEAU, QC, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Highlighting positive immediate action, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its assessment of Transport Canada's (TC) response to the three recommendations made on 23 January 2014. "There are risks to carrying more and more oil by rail and the Board's recommendations are aimed at bringing those risks down," said Wendy Tadros, Chair of the TSB. "We are pleased with the strong first steps taken by TC and will be...

2014-06-16 23:06:17

IT audit expert brings controls design and evaluation background to 470-member St. Louis Chapter of ISACA. McLean, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 MorganFranklin Consulting, a D.C.-based execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor, announced that IT Audit Manager Chris Fawcett has been elected administrative vice president of the ISACA St. Louis Chapter. ISACA, formerly known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, is a worldwide association of...

2014-06-13 23:04:10

Local independent agency, Farmington Insurance Agency, spreads awareness of National Safety Month in the local community. Farmington, MI (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Farmington Insurance Agency, based in Michigan, has been providing insurance solutions to individuals and families since 1868. This June is National Safety month, organized by the National Safety Council. In order to spread awareness for this month, as well as bring attention to and help prevent crucial safety concerns, Farmington...

2014-06-13 16:21:06

FAIRMONT, W.Va., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison have amended their rate case currently pending before the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia to include the $7.5 million in costs associated with reading customer meters every month to comply with a recent PSC order. As a result of the amended filing, the requested rate increase is about $103 million. Mon Power and Potomac Edison will begin reading...

2014-06-13 08:21:03

LONDON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement strengthens national event from health and safety industry Safety & Health Expo and the British Safety Council signed a new agreement today. The memorandum of understanding means the British Safety Council will support Safety & Health Expo 2015, bringing together all the industry-leading organisations at one national event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) The British...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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