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FCC Chairman Rebuild US Phone System
2013-11-21 12:12:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Tuesdays Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), called for a complete rebuild of the American telephone system. Wheeler joined the FCC as chairman earlier this month, replacing Julius Genachowski. In a post this week on the FCC’s blog, Wheeler called for changes that would, in essence, completely rebuild the current century-old telephone system using Internet technology. “Our...

2011-08-09 16:40:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sococo, the social communications company, announced today that Chris L. Wheeler has been promoted to President of Sococo, effective immediately. Co-founder and former President, Paul Brody, has been named Sococo's Chief Technology Officer. Co-Founder David Van Wie will continue as Chairman and CEO. Wheeler, an early investor in Sococo, joined the company as SVP Global Sales and Strategy in May 2011. Prior to Sococo, Wheeler has held a...

2008-10-14 09:00:38

Foster Wheeler has announced that its subsidiary Foster Wheeler Energy has been awarded a front-end engineering design contract by BP Exploration on behalf of the In Salah Gas Joint Venture for the Southern Fields Development Project in Algeria. The contact value for the project was not disclosed, and will be included in the Foster Wheeler's fourth quarter 2008 bookings. The objective of the In Salah Southern Gas Fields Development Project, the second phase of the In Salah Gas (ISG)...

2008-08-21 09:01:06

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that its subsidiary Foster Wheeler USA Corporation, part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded contracts by BP Products North America for the engineering, procurement and fabrication of a 102,000 barrels per stream day (bpsd) six-drum delayed coking unit and gas plant facilities at BP's Whiting refinery in Indiana, U.S. This is an integral part of the BP Whiting Refinery modernization project which will...

2008-08-11 09:01:32

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, Biokinetics, Inc., along with Foster Wheeler's Singapore office, both part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded a contract by Alcon Laboratories Inc. to provide engineering and architectural services for the conceptual and basic design of its new 250,000 square foot manufacturing facility to be located in the Tuas Biomedical Park in Singapore. The plant will produce ophthalmic...

2008-08-01 09:00:58

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced that Franco Baseotto, the company's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in the UBS Engineering & Construction One-on-One Conference in Chicago, IL, on August 12, 2008, beginning at 8:00 a.m. (Central). Mr. Baseotto will provide an overview of the company and its recent financial performance. The slides to be used by Mr. Baseotto will be posted in the Investor Relations section of Foster Wheeler's web site...

2008-07-24 09:01:06

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that its Finnish subsidiary Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, part of its Global Power Group, has been awarded a contract by Prokon Nord Energiesysteme GmbH for a 26 MWe (gross megawatt electric) circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator to be located in Oostrozebeke, Belgium. The new biomass-fired CFB will be owned by A&S Energy, a partnership between the renewable power company, Aspiravi, and the wood products manufacturing firm...

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