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2014-09-22 20:24:20

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) today announced it has agreed to sell McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group, a strategic private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California, for $320 million in cash. The transaction, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014, is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. "The sale generates good value for our shareholders and brings more focus to...

2014-09-20 00:21:13

BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that it entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to settle the litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery relating to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of August 22, 2014, among Roche Holdings, Inc., Klee Acquisition Corporation and InterMune, Inc. As one term of the Memorandum of Understanding, the Company agreed to make certain supplemental disclosures set forth in the...

2014-09-19 16:25:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $540.6 billion, new construction starts in August dropped 9%, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The decline followed July's elevated volume, the strongest so far in 2014, and brought activity back to the average pace reported during the first seven months of this year. By major sector, nonresidential building fell sharply, after being lifted in July by the start...

2014-09-19 12:25:45

Sweden Joins as New Partner, Global Resilience Challenge Launches WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Rockefeller Foundation announced a $50 million commitment by the Swedish government to the Global Resilience Partnership and the launch of the Global Resilience Challenge at the USAID Frontiers in Development forum. The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) joins the Global...

2014-09-17 23:02:47

Mr. Electric of Huntsville and Mr. Electric of Chattanooga, was named Franchisee of the Year by Mr. Electric Corporate office. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Keith Pinkerton, owner of Mr. Electric of Huntsville and Mr. Electric of Chattanooga, was named Franchisee of the Year by Mr. Electric Corporate during the 2014 International Convention held in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 7-10. Each year, Mr. Electric awards a franchise owner with this honor as a way of commemorating a career of...

2014-09-16 08:23:26

BALTIMORE, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Small Cap Research, a stock market research firm focused on the small cap and micro cap sectors, announced today that it has released a new research report on Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: - BMIX), a pure play on the huge Brazilian natural resources space and the only publicly-traded diamond and gold company from Brazil. Brazil Minerals, Inc. is a revenue-generating U.S. holding company in the natural resources area. The Company's...

2014-09-12 23:09:49

Sound-Eklin®, The Global Veterinary Imaging Leader is pleased to announce that they have executed an extension of their exclusive veterinary ultrasound contract with GE Healthcare for an unprecedented 5 years. This will lengthen the current, 13-year relationship through the 2nd quarter of 2019. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 As industry-leading partners, Sound-Eklin® represents GE’s most widely accepted ultrasound systems such as the LOGIQ e, LOGIQ S7, LOGIQ S8 and...

2014-09-12 08:25:51

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's ENR MidAtlantic will hold its event "THE PULSE: The Future of Private, Institutional & Federal Healthcare Construction" (http://www.pulsemidatlantic.com) on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 8:00-11:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA. ENR invites industry professionals to join this important industry-wide forum featuring regional construction and development contract opportunities for owners,...

2014-09-10 12:30:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dodge Momentum Index made a small gain in August, increasing to 118.8 (2000=100) for the month, up 0.2% from the July reading. The improvement in August is on the heels of a 5.7% decline in July, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction...

2014-09-10 12:22:14

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAS Energy Inc., a global technology company providing clean, modular energy solutions for the power generation industry, announced today that it has settled a patent infringement suit against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), relating to a turbine inlet air chilling system at SDG&E's Palomar Energy Center in California. In the suit, TAS Energy alleged that the chilling system at Palomar, which SDG&E purchased from General...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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