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first_imgAccess Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2010 presentation results for the half year.For more information about Access Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Access Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Access Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng)  2010 presentation results for the half year.Company ProfileAccess Bank Plc is a leading financial institution offering banking products and services for the retail, private, corporate and institutional and non-institutional sectors in Africa and Europe. The company offers solutions for corporate and investment banking, commercial banking, personal banking and business banking. In addition to transactional banking, Access Bank Plc offers cash management and treasury services, project and structured finance, supply chain and trade finance as well as insurance, brokerage services, liquidity management and debt management programmes. The company was established in 1989 and has grown its national and international footprint to approximately 300 branches. Access Bank Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Access Bank Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgZimRe Holdings Limited (ZIMR.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about ZimRe Holdings Limited (ZIMR.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the ZimRe Holdings Limited (ZIMR.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: ZimRe Holdings Limited (ZIMR.zw)  2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileZimRe Holdings Limited operates through subsidiaries to provide solutions for general insurance, health cover, reinsurance, life reassurance, reinsurance brokering and property services for private, commercial and corporate clients in Zimbabwe and overseas. Its insurance products range from short-term and whole-life insurance to endowment pensions, medical aid societies and motor, household and commercial insurance solutions. The company also has interests in producing a range of animal-drawn implements and in property management; maintaining, developing and leasing properties in the residential and commercial property market in Zimbabwe. ZimRe Holdings Limited was founded in 1983 and is based in Harare, Zimbabwe. ZimRe Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgNational Bank of Kenya Limited (NBK.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2017 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about National Bank of Kenya Limited (NBK.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the National Bank of Kenya Limited (NBK.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: National Bank of Kenya Limited (NBK.ke)  2017 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileNational Bank of Kenya (NBK) Limited is a financial services institution providing banking products and services for the retail, commercial corporate and Islamic banking sectors in Kenya. Its full-service offering ranges from transactional banking products to term deposits, personal loans and overdrafts, insurance premium finance, liquidity management, treasury services, custodial services and asset finance services. National Bank of Kenya offers mortgage products to salaried and business customers under the National Homes brand. The company also offers account relationship management and bancassurance products. It operates through a wide network of branches and ATMs in the major towns and cities of Kenya. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. National Bank of Kenya Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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first_img “COPY” Projects CopyAbout this officeBonnifait + GiesenOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMartinboroughWoodHousesNew ZealandPublished on February 08, 2013Cite: “Cornege-Preston House / Bonnifait + Giesen” 08 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesCupa PizarrasCupaclad® 101 Random in Les PalmiersUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Ridgelight 25-40°Porcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – Coverlam ImperialWindowspanoramah!®ah! Vertical SlidingFastenersSchöckConcrete Façade Fasteners – Isolink®CarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Arena®CoatingsFormicaLaminate – ColorCore®2More products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Cornege-Preston House / Bonnifait + GiesenSave this projectSaveCornege-Preston House / Bonnifait + GiesenSave this picture!© Paul McCredieHouses•Martinborough, New Zealand “COPY” ArchDaily CopySave this picture!© Paul McCredieRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAText description provided by the architects. The building sits on a one-hectare site of undulating grassland in the town of Martinborough in the Wairarapa region of New Zealand. As part of the project 400 trees were planted in a grid that parallels the site’s boundaries while the 40m x 6m house is angled to follow the gentle undulations of the land. The “landscape grid” enters into the house in the form of decks/garage and courtyards which punctuate the volume. The long façade faces northwest for maximum exposure to winter afternoon sun and, consequently, best passive solar-energy gains.Save this picture!© Paul McCredieThe key features are… Concrete floor and wall construction, with a ‘heat-sink’ (Trombe) wall between the main living area and the guest rooms. Water heating by solar Hot water panel on roof topped up by thermostat-controlled electricity. Multi-zone underfloor heating (also by thermostat-controlled electricity). Double-glazed windows and skylights for cross-room solar penetration and heat retention, with louvres and sliding doors for natural ventilation. Wall and ceiling insulation of Wool. Seperate Guest Wing with 2 ensuited double bedrooms. Views to the surrounding landscape from every room. Sustainably harvested macracarpa pine external cladding/decking and Italian poplar ceiling linings for visual warmth and acoustic absorption. Two 25,000 litre tanks capturing rainwater (meaning that town supply water usage is about one third of the metered allowance). A separately filtered (0.5 micron) and fast-heating water supply in the kitchen. Save this picture!PlanProject gallerySee allShow less’I Love, Love, Love : to Build’ ExhibitionArticlesNanjing Road Mixed Use Area Proposal / RTA-OfficeArticles Share Architects: Bonnifait + Giesen Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Paul McCredie+ 31 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/327836/cornege-preston-house-bonnifait-giesen Clipboard Houses Area:  200 m² Photographs New Zealand Cornege-Preston House / Bonnifait + Giesen ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/327836/cornege-preston-house-bonnifait-giesen Clipboardlast_img read more

first_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it The unpredictable convergence of emotions after the death of a loved one will be addressed in a welcoming, comforting setting when the La Cañada Presbyterian Church (LCPC) convenes a five-week grief support group on Sunday, May 17, at 4:00 p.m. in the church library.Grieving is not a weakness, for it is normal,” said the Rev. Dr. Peter Hintzoglou, LCPC’s parish associate, who will guide the sessions. “And there is no timing that one can set when grief may be over. Often, we don’t get over it, we learn to manage it.”Helping people along the unpredictable journey will be the goal of the series, which will be held on five consecutive Sundays at no cost, with each session lasting about an hour and 15 minutes. While it’s suggested that attendees come for all five meetings, it is permissible to drop in for any of them.Hintzoglou has extensive experience in grief support. He has been bereavement coordinator at Heartland Hospice for several years and has spent many years at LCPC counseling families in the end stages of life and the journey of grief.He noted that “grief is unpredictable. Even when we think we are doing well, something will trigger it and the emotions will surface again.”Hintzoglou said he has come to realize that “guilt is a huge factor in grief. ‘Have I done enough for my loved ones? Could I have done something differently?’ And so the factor of guilt surfaces. I tell each person to be gentle with yourself – don’t be hard on yourself.”He added that the series is open to all in the community, even if they have a different faith tradition or no faith tradition. “Regardless of culture or background, we’d like to help you through this difficult time,” he said.La Cañada Presbyterian Church is located at 626 Foothill Blvd. The library is just to the left of the main sanctuary entrance. For additional information about the grief support series, call the church office at (818) 790-6708. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Make a comment Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Top of the News center_img Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Signs He’s Ready To Spend The Rest Of His Life With YouHerbeautyHerbeauty Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Faith & Religion News Grief Support Series at La Canada Presbyterian Church Begins On Sunday, May 17 From STAFF REPORTS Published on Sunday, May 3, 2015 | 1:03 pm Community News Subscribe Business News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week last_img read more

first_imgBusinessNewsPoliticsWomen workers hit harder by lockdownBy Bernie English – May 19, 2020 420 Previous articleLimerick Post Show | Valerie’s Breast CareNext articleLimerick Post Show | Katie Sheehan Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Email Facebook Print WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter Advertisement Linkedin Limerick women’s caucusANOMALIES in the Covid-19 payment scheme and other factors are piling up to make the employment situation for women particularly difficult.That’s according to the Limerick Council Women’s Caucus which has called for changes to the Covid-9 payment as women returning to work after being on maternity leave are currently excluded from the scheme.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Women’s Caucus, which comprises all nine of the women councillors on Limerick City and County Council, is calling on employers to be aware of the specific difficulties facing women in the current environment.According to a statement from the Caucus, “Women’s work often tends to be casual and part time, more often than men, so they are already more vulnerable to unemployment.“In addition, many of us have been contacted by women forced to leave their employment in order to provide childcare and other caring duties in the home. If large numbers of women lose their jobs, this will lead to further crisis in childcare facilities.“Added to that, the Covid-19 wage subsidy scheme is not available to those returning to work from maternity leave. We ask that this is amended and women returning to work after their maternity leave have their jobs and income protected.”The Caucus is also calling on employers in the city and county to be as flexible and understanding as possible with their employees with childcare duties.They have also reminded employers of local supports available to businesses to keep workers in employment and to retaining the link between employer and employee which is critical at this time.last_img read more

first_img TAGS  Twitter Facebook Local NewsBusiness Previous articleEverbridge annuncia di essersi aggiudicata cinque contratti relativi alle soluzioni Public Warning con società di trasmissioni wireless, governi e Stati finalizzati alla protezione delle persone e delle aziende in Europa e in AsiaNext articleWilliams career-high 32 sparks WSU to romp over Cal 82-51 Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Accelerate Maryland Partners LLC Selected as Developer for Maryland’s American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan Facebookcenter_img ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 19, 2021– Accelerate Maryland Partners LLC (AM Partners), led by Transurban and Macquarie Capital, has been selected by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), MDOT State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) as the developer to perform Predevelopment Work and deliver the American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan, which will expand transit options, ensure trip reliability and reduce some of the worst congestion in the nation. The selection follows a year-long competitive solicitation process that gained interest among some of the largest global infrastructure developers and operators. The announcement is an important step toward designing new managed lanes aligned to the concurrent Environmental Impact Statement process, as well as the short- and long-term objectives of Maryland and its communities. The AM Partners consortium is led by Transurban and Macquarie Capital, whose collective experience spans more than 90 successful P3 projects globally, including Virginia’s I-495, I-95 and I-395 Express Lanes network – the largest urban P3 toll network in the U.S. with all segments delivered on time and on budget. The consortium seeks to extend the benefits of Virginia’s neighboring Express Lanes network that has saved more than seven million drivers a total of 17 million hours of time, while generating an estimated USD 7 billion in economic impact and 46,000 jobs in the Greater Washington Area through its development and construction since 2012. “Governor Larry Hogan, MDOT and MDTA have put into action a bold program to keep Maryland residents and their economy moving forward,” said Pierce Coffee, President of Transurban North America. “Having grown up in the region, I – like many of Transurban’s employees – am proud to call this region home. With much work ahead, we are personally and professionally committed to a collaborative, flexible approach that puts customers first, minimizes impacts while building stronger communities and delivers on shared objectives for Maryland.” Lead developers, Transurban and Macquarie Capital, bring a strong track record of exceeding subcontracting goals to small, women and minority-owned businesses, partnering with local trade unions and investing in workforce development programs. “This is a generational opportunity to advance Maryland’s transportation infrastructure and drive lasting economic impact for the local community,” said Mark Bradshaw, Head of Infrastructure Projects, Europe & Americas at Macquarie Capital. “Our development plan is underpinned by local partnerships with the community and educational institutions to develop and train the workforce and create opportunity for local minority and disadvantaged businesses enterprises.” The AM Partners consortium includes the design expertise of Dewberry Engineers Inc. and Stantec, Inc. and exclusive Maryland-based subconsultants Soltesz Inc., Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani, LLC, STV Incorporated, ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC and Floura Teeter Landscape Architects. The team also highlights a focus on the integration of the latest technology, including digital, connected and autonomous mobility solutions, into Maryland’s American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan. AM Partners expects to design and build a future-ready road, leveraging digital innovative partners including Cavnue, founded by Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners, LLC (SIP), as well as Via, a global leader in TransitTech. In collaboration with MDOT, MDOT SHA, MDTA, local officials and business leaders and residents, AM Partners will advance the American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan which would add two high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes to approximately 37 miles of highway from the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Virginia, across and including the American Legion Bridge and on I-270 to I-70 in Maryland. Maryland’s American Legion Bridge I-270 to I-70 Relief Plan will be advanced and delivered through a predevelopment concession agreement which provides for early collaboration between state and local agencies, stakeholder groups, residents and the developer through the conceptual, preliminary and final planning of the project – helping to reduce community impacts, travel disruptions and other development risks prior to construction. The new Express Lanes in Maryland will connect to extensions now advancing on the I-495 Virginia Express Lanes network, including the 495 Northern Extension (NEXT) project. Maryland and Virginia have been coordinating the projects to ensure the seamless interoperability across the two states, and when completed Maryland and Virginia’s projects collectively will deliver more than 100 miles of reliable travel choices in the D.C. region for HOV-3 users, bus riders traveling for free and single-occupant drivers opting to pay a toll. Pending the Maryland Board of Public Works approval of AM Partners as the developer in Q4 FY21, a final concession agreement, financial close and construction work is expected in late 2022. For more information on the project see MDOT’s announcement. About Transurban North America Transurban is one of the world’s largest toll-road operators and developers, working to get people where they want to go, as quickly and safely as possible. By embracing collaboration with government, our public-private partnerships are delivering transformative infrastructure solutions across five markets. In fiscal year 2020, our customers saved 339,000 hours on average each workday across 2.0 million trips on our roads with faster, more predictable travel options. With a leading market share of transportation P3 investment in North America, we are pioneering travel solutions like dynamically tolled Express Lanes and are partnering with government to think about the policies, technology and infrastructure that will get you home today and ten years from now. Learn more about Transurban in North America at: Transurban.com| Expresslanes.com | A25.com About Macquarie Capital Macquarie Capital is the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investment arm of Macquarie Group. Macquarie Capital has been a pioneer and global market leader in the infrastructure sector for over three decades. Its extensive global expertise includes investing in and raising debt capital for a broad range of infrastructure projects covering traditional core sectors such as transport and accommodation as well as emerging sectors such as digital infrastructure. Macquarie Capital currently has over $25 billion of infrastructure projects currently under construction or development. Learn more at www.macquarie.com View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210219005125/en/ CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACTS Transurban Tanya Sheres [email protected] 571.335.3511Macquarie Capital David Franecki [email protected] 212-231-0310 KEYWORD: MARYLAND VIRGINIA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY STATE/LOCAL MANUFACTURING OTHER GOVERNMENT FINANCE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OTHER TRANSPORT TRUCKING PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT TRANSPORT URBAN PLANNING PUBLIC TRANSPORT ARCHITECTURE OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY ENGINEERING SOURCE: Transurban Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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first_imgNews UpdatesMP HC Extends PG Medical Admission Process To Fill Vacant Seats; Permits Registration Of Candidates Precluded Earlier Due To Covid [Read Judgment] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK26 Aug 2020 2:11 AMShare This – xThe Indore Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the State Government to permit all the students, who were not able to get themselves registered on account of Covid-19 Pandemic, to participate in last round of counseling for NEET PG 2020. “The State Government shall permit all the students, who were not able to get themselves registered on account of…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Indore Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the State Government to permit all the students, who were not able to get themselves registered on account of Covid-19 Pandemic, to participate in last round of counseling for NEET PG 2020. “The State Government shall permit all the students, who were not able to get themselves registered on account of Covid-19 Pandemic, to get themselves registered and shall grant minimum 24 hours for the purposes of fresh registration,” the Division Bench comprising Justices SC Sharma and Shailendra Shukla ordered. The direction was made in a writ petition filed by candidate who was eligible for the counseling round but could not participate in the regular counseling, MOP-UP round and the College Level Counselling, due to the pandemic. Arguments She had submitted that a large number of seats were lying vacant in various medical Colleges in the State and therefore, the Government should be directed to hold a counselling again for the vacant seats. Reliance was placed on Ashish Ranjan & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors., whereby the Supreme Court vide its order dated July 30, 2020, extended the time for counselling of NEET PG Medical and Dental courses up to August 31 for the State of Rajasthan. State’s Response The State Government on the other hand though admitted that seats were lying vacant, it argued that all the counselling rounds in the State were over and further, the Madhya Pradesh Chikitsa Shiksha Praves Niyam, 2018 do not provide for fresh registration. It was submitted that counseling in the state was concluded by July 31 and the SC order in Ashish Ranjan (supra) was for the States which were not able to complete their counseling by the said date. Interestingly, the Government later agreed to conduct counselling in respect of 159 remaining vacant seats, however only for those candidates who were already registered. It was submitted that the State shall not permit any fresh candidate. Findings In view of the Government’s decision to hold another round of counseling to fill up the vacant seats, the Court opined that once the fresh round of counselling is being conducted, the candidates who were not able to get themselves registered should also be entitled to get themselves registered for the purposes of counselling. “If a concession is made by the State Government, an opportunity should be given to the meritorious candidates who were certainly higher in merit list and cannot get themselves registered on account of Covid-19 Pandemic,” the bench observed. It thus issued the following directions: The State Government keeping in view the categoric undertaking given before this Court shall hold one last round of counselling in respect of total remaining vacancies and the entire process shall be concluded prior to 31/08/2020 keeping in view the deadline fixed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court.The State Government shall permit all the students, who were not able to get themselves registered on account of Covid-19 Pandemic, to get themselves registered and shall grant minimum 24 hours for the purposes of fresh registration.The earlier admissions done will not be disturbed on account of fresh counselling.Shri Bhargava, has stated before this Court that the Rules do not permit grant of admission to a candidate in a subsequent round of counselling, in case he has refused admission granted to him earlier and therefore, those candidates who have refused admission earlier will not be entitled to participate again in the counselling conducted now. Case Details: Case Title: Dr. Jaya Patel v. State of MP & Anr. Case No.: WP No. 11840/2020 Quorum: Justice SC Sharma and Justice Shailendra Shukla Appearance: Senior Advocate AM Mathur with Advocate Abhinav Dhanodkar (for Petitioner); Advocate General Purushaindra Kaurav with Additional Advocate General Pushyamitra Bhargava (for State) Click Here To Download Judgment Read Judgment Next Storylast_img read more