Ohio Governor Freezes State's Clean Energy Law
Ohio Governor John Kasich on Friday signed legislation to freeze a six-year old law that required utilities to sell increasing amounts of green energy, making the…
Strengthening Of Van Oord's Position In The UK
Van Oord has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd. This acquisition will strengthen…
USCG Rescue Boaters In 2 Vessels Near Oswego, N.Y.
The Coast Guard assisted six recreational boaters in Oswego, NY, in two separate cases this morning after each of the vessels began taking on water. The names of the people assisted are not being released and there is no Coast Guard imagery. At 7:30 a.m., the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Oswego, NY, received a radio call from a person aboard a 23-foot pleasure craft with two other people aboard stating they were taking on water in Oswego Harbor.
Oil Prices Climb Again Amid Escalating Violence In Iraq
Crude oil prices rose to new nine-month highs on Friday as concerns persisted that an insurgency in Iraq could disrupt oil exports from the second-largest OPEC producer.
Port Of Tyne Announces 5 YRS Of Record Growth
In 2013, the Port saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record year, and looking back over five years, the Port had achieved substantial growth not only in the performance of the business, but also in the investments made in Port infrastructure, and in the impact the Port has had on the regional economy.
Jerry Wascom To Be Appointed President Of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply
The Board of Directors of Exxon Mobil Corporation is expected to appoint D.G. (Jerry) Wascom, president of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company and elect him a vice president of the corporation, effective Aug. 1, 2014. Wascom, 58, is currently director of refining for North America, ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company. He began his career in 1979 as a refining engineer at Baton Rouge refinery in Louisiana for Exxon Company USA.
Indonesia Plan Designated Safe Anchorages To Thwart Piracy
Indonesian authorities are seeking to tackle the growing trend of pirates targeting tankers in South Asian waters for hijacking and cargo thefts. This includes the…
Havyard Group – Launch Of IPO & Prospectus Publication
Havyard Group ASA submitted an updated application for listing of its shares on Oslo Børs, alternatively Oslo Axess, on 6 June 2014. It is expected that the stock exchange will consider the application in a meeting of its board of directors on 18 June 2014. Subject to approval of the application and compliance with the listing criteria, the first day of trading is expected to be 26 June 2014. Havyard…
Caterpillar Announces 17% Dividend Rate Increase
The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to increase the quarterly cash dividend by 17 percent to seventy cents ($0.70) per share of common stock, payable August 20, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 21, 2014. “This dividend increase demonstrates our financial strength and confidence in long-term prospects for the company. Despite business and economic uncertainties around the world…
Rolls-Royce Power Systems Is A Top Employer
Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG has been confirmed as one of Germany´s most attractive employers. The company has received awards for its exemplary HR management policies and for the outstanding benefits it offers employees. Over recent years, the prestigious Top Employers Institute awarded RRPS predecessor Tognum AG its ´Top Employer, Engineering´ seal of excellence four times and conferred the `Top Employer, Germany´ title three times.