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2013-11-07 16:23:16

- SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTH GAAP NET INCOME OF $110.6 MILLION ($3.01 PER DILUTED SHARE) AND $137.5 MILLION ($3.75 PER DILUTED SHARE), INCLUDING A GAIN ON SALE OF AN UNCONSOLIDATED AFFILIATE OF $103.9 MILLION ($1.85 PER DILUTED SHARE) HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today reported net income for the September 2013 quarter of $110.6 million, or $3.01 per diluted share, compared to net income of $29.7 million, or $0.82 per diluted share, in the same period...

2013-11-04 12:29:52

MIAMI, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Blumberg Grain's Chief Executive for West Africa, David Blumberg has the top managerial responsibility for markets, Hubs and operations in Ghana and Nigeria, as well as other West Africa and Sahel markets. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131104/FL09792)David's commitment to this region, spending the greater part of the last 2 years there, his love for the people, traditions and nations of West Africa, his enthusiasm at the...

2013-09-26 08:25:57

Narrated by Taraji P. Henson NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Known as Women's Gold, Shea Butter is renowned for its radiance-boosting, moisturizing benefits--and its power to improve the lives of women in West Africa, where women are solely responsible for the harvesting of the precious ingredient. Jergens(® )Skincare is committed to uplifting these women and their families through the purchase of the Shea Butter infused into the new Jergens (® )Shea Butter Collection. To...

2013-09-24 10:35:55

Pretravel consultations and preventive medications save money for payers and most travelers Not only do U.S. travelers to West Africa who consult health providers before they leave and take prescribed preventive medications substantially reduce their risk of contracting malaria, they also reduce costs to their health insurance providers and, in most cases, to themselves. In a report that has been published online in Clinical Infectious Disease, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2013-09-17 23:30:21

With a focus on creating a sustainable infrastructure to support the lifetimes needs of amputees, Tennessee based, Standing With Hope, is providing hope to amputees - one leg at a time. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 As a new team of volunteer prosthetists and related specialists head to Ghana on September 19, it marks an even greater impact by Standing With Hope for amputees in West Africa. The Nashville based organization traces its roots back three decades ago this year -...

2013-09-11 12:23:22

The October film series features the U.S. premiere of Grigris, filmmakers in person, panels and free community screenings on the LMU campus LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television, in partnership with Film Independent at LACMA, announces the lineup of Caméras d'Afrique: The Films of West Africa, a month-long film series focusing on the last 50 years of West African cinematic talent. Curated by Film Independent...

2013-09-04 11:47:11

An international team of scientists, including biologists from, the University of York, has discovered five new species of bats in West Africa. The team, which also included researchers from the Czech University of Life Sciences and the Academy of Sciences, Charles University in the Czech Republic, discovered a wealth of unexpected diversity among Vesper bats in Senegal. During seven expeditions to the Niokolo-Koba National Park in south-eastern Senegal, and subsequent genetic analysis,...

2013-08-29 23:23:22

Hailing from West Africa and now living in Stockholm, Sweden, hip-hop artist and songwriter, GrYoT, combines his African rhythmic roots and experience in European music with the lyricism of American hip-hop to create an exciting and upbeat sound. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Hailing from West Africa and now living in Stockholm, Sweden, hip-hop artist and songwriter, GrYoT, combines his African rhythmic roots and experience in European music with the lyricism of American hip-hop to create an...

2013-08-13 12:30:59

Sysdrill to support new well planning and engineering services. DENVER, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm(®) (www.pdgm.com) announced that Oilfield Services International, Ofserv, (www.ofserv.com) has adopted Sysdrill(®), the Paradigm well planning and drilling engineering software solution, for the delivery of drilling support services to the West African market. The announcement was made at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) in Denver, Colorado....

2013-08-05 16:21:57

-- FIRST QUARTER GAAP NET INCOME OF $26.9 MILLION ($0.74 PER DILUTED SHARE) HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today reported net income for the June 2013 quarter of $26.9 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, compared to net income of $23.7 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, in the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income, which excludes special items and asset disposition effects, increased 23% to $36.5 million, or $1.00 per diluted...


Latest West Africa Reference Libraries

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

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2009-04-07 15:38:01

The Bearded Barbet (Lybius dubius) is a species of bird that is found in tropical west Africa. It is found mostly in trees around wooded country and also gardens. The barbets get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills. The adult is 10.25 inches in length. It is fairly plump, has a short neck and a large head. The tail is somewhat short. It has a black crown, back, tail and breast band. The throat and belly are red and the rump is white. There is a yellow eye patch....

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2008-05-01 00:06:09

The Reedfish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), also known as the ropefish or snakefish is a species of freshwater fish in the bichir family and order. It is the only member of the genus Erpetoichthys. It is native to West Africa, with its natural habitat stretching from Nigeria to the Congo. The Reedfish has a maximum total length of 36 inches. It lives in slow-moving, brackish, warm water, and it can breathe air using a modified swimbladder which it uses like a pair of lungs. This organ means...

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2007-03-30 00:39:53

Tilapia buttikoferi is an African tilapiine cichlid fish that can be found mainly in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. They are freshwater fish that tend to live in rivers and streams. People have imported and bred these fish throughout the world for both aquatic and nutritious purposes. One spawn can supply an entire city, so breeding these fish is an easy process. The tilapia is a beautiful specimen. The fish is typically yellow or white with black stripes and can vary from very...

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2007-03-30 00:34:17

Steatocranus (Boulenger, 1899) is a small genus of rheophilic cichlid fish endemic to the Congo River, although one species, Steatocranus irevinei, occurs in West Africa. The genus currently includes 9 species, all of which have relatively reduced swim bladder function. The name Steatocranus refers to the fatty deposit on the forehead of most species. Two species, Steatocranus casuarius (also known as the Lionhead, Blockhead or Humphead) and Steatocranus tinanti are relatively common in the...

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