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2014-06-27 12:21:58

Strengthening transportation safety for Canadians and their communities OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced new rules aimed at further safeguarding communities along our country's railway lines. The new measures, which the Minister highlighted as part of her call with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities earlier today, introduce amendments under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act; the Railway Safety...

2014-06-25 23:06:43

Incisive Media, one of the world's leading business-to-business (B2B) information providers and publisher of CRN UK, and The 2112 Group, a New York-based business strategy firm focused on improving technology companies’ direct and indirect channels, today announced a licensing agreement to expand Incisive Media’s channel coverage to North America and continental Europe, laying the foundations to establish a channel network across Europe and North America. New York (PRWEB) June 25,...

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...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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