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Penn State wins $3.4 million plastic waste contract

© Shutterstock Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) announced on Monday that it has been awarded a $3.4 million contract to fund research targeting inefficient methods of processing and recovering mixed plastic waste. The project, funded by the REMADE Institute, a public-private partnership established by the U.S. Department of Energy, will receive $1.7 million in federal […]

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Investcorp publishes its 2021 Responsible Business Report | national news

NEW YORK, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Investcorp, one of the world’s leading alternative investment firms, today announced the release of its 2021 Responsible Business Report. The report includes Investcorp’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) highlights for 2021 and the specific initiatives the company has implemented to achieve its goals, along with case studies illustrating […]

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MIW Board of Directors welcomes three new members

It is known in the broadcasting industry as a voluntary, non-profit charitable organization made up of top professional women in radio “dedicated to using their influence and resources to help other women in broadcasting develop management and leadership skills. Now the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) group has three new members on its […]

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Investcorp Releases 2021 Responsible Business Report

Mohammed Alardhi: All businesses must prioritize responsible investment to move towards more sustainable economies Investcorp, one of the world’s leading alternative investment firms, today announced the release of its 2021 Responsible Business Report. The report includes Investcorp’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) highlights for 2021 and the specific initiatives the company has implemented to achieve […]

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Axis Bank closes in on Citi India’s consumer business: report

Axis Bank has become the favorite to buy Citi’s consumer business in India, which is valued at around $1.5 billion in a deal expected to take place this month, according to two sources. direct knowledge of the matter. Another Indian lender, Kotak Mahindra Bank is still in the running but has submitted a lower bid […]

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Consultation on World Bank’s Doing Business report begins next week

ISLAM SYFUL | Published: January 15, 2022 08:54:46 | Update: January 15, 2022 5:53:58 PM The World Bank (WB) will begin consultations next week with board members on the design of the replacement for its flagship “Doing Business” report that assesses the business climate of countries globally. Publication of the ‘Doing Business’ report was suspended […]

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Wabtec receives an order for four battery electric locomotives

© Shutterstock Rio Tinto, an Australian-based mining and metals company, recently ordered four FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives from Pittsburgh-based Wabtec Corp. The 100% battery-powered locomotives have a capacity of 7 megawatt hours. They recharge at charging stations and through regenerative braking. Wabtec’s energy management software system will determine the optimal times to discharge and recharge the […]

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The organization calls for the adoption of strong energy policies

© Shutterstock American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers recently co-hosted the annual State of America’s Energy event with other API leaders, engineers industry and innovators. Sommers urged the Biden administration and Congress to enact policies that strengthen U.S. energy leadership while reducing emissions. Policies should encourage the development of responsibly produced household […]

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FCC CEDC task force members revealed

WASHINGTON, DC – Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, FCC Chairman Jessica Rosenworcel appointed a host of people – many of them broadcast media executives – to serve on the Commission’s three working groups on communications equity and diversity: innovation and access, digital empowerment and inclusion, and diversity and equity. The working groups, which […]

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Toymaker Buys Orangeburg Building for $12.75 Million > Columbia Business Report

toy maker fly bar purchased a 361,526 square foot industrial building in Orangeburg for $12.75 million. The building, located at 2500 Rowesville Road, was acquired by Reger Holdings LLC in May 2020. LCK project managers Dale Stigamier and Don Record oversaw improvements such as repairing gates and replacing a concrete rail loading dock on the […]

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SiriusXM Invests in Melody Retail Business

SiriusXM With Spotify the benchmark in 2022 for consumers who want high-quality on-demand audio, Pandora has repositioned itself under the ownership of SiriusXM Holdings Inc. as an in-store audio solution rather than an everyday draw for listeners, even with Pandora-powered app channels only for Sirius XM subscribers. Now, SiriusXM is taking a step further into […]

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Seneca Resources obtains full certification for Appalachian production

© Shutterstock Seneca Resources Co., the exploration and production segment of National Fuel Gas Co., recently obtained certification for all of its Appalachian natural gas production, a daily gross production of more than 1 billion cubic feet, according to the Equitable Origin EO100 standard for responsible energy development. Equitable Origin is a non-profit organization whose […]

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners invests $ 400,000 in two companies

© Shutterstock The board of directors of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently approved the investment of $ 400,000 in two start-ups that support regional economic development. The companies are Grovara and Vessel Health. Both companies received $ 200,000 and were launched in Ben Franklin TechVentures in Bethlehem. Grovara will use the funding […]

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Penn State Jobs Report Shows Gains And Losses Before COVID

© Shutterstock A new report shows that Pennsylvania’s labor economy has held up well throughout the first two decades of the 21st century, even as some industry sectors and regions have continued to post job losses. According to economists at the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state had […]

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Tuesday January 11, 2022, San Diego Metro Magazine

What is behind the “Great Resignation” California lawmakers? By Ben Christopher | CalMatters Powered by approaching term limits, new district lines, and a plethora of political opportunities outside of the State Capitol, more than a dozen California lawmakers have sought employment elsewhere. At the last count, an exodus of 14 assembly members and state senators […]

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FCC Starks discusses modernization of America’s digital infrastructure

WASHINGTON, DC – Mark your calendars for today at 1 p.m. EST. Thank you when the World Technology Trade Association ITI will welcome FAC Commissioner Geoffroy Starks for a virtual discussion dedicated to the modernization of digital infrastructures in the United States The Democratic Commission plans to share how the US government can work with […]

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Communities in South Carolina Schools> Columbia Business Report

Name of the organization: Communities in South Carolina Schools Year of establishment locally: 1987 Senior local leader: Jamie Cooper, President and CEO Contact information: 1691 Turnbull Avenue, Suite 200North Charleston, SC 29405 Call: 877-920-3633 Website: ciscofsc.org.org Contacts for corporate donations:Latasha Taste, Regional Director of Development – Midlands1691 Turnbull Avenue, Suite 200North Charleston, SC 29405 Call: […]

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Stingray completes in-store purchase

TORONTO – The owner of radio stations such as “Boom 97.3” in Toronto and “Live 88.5” in Ottawa, which is present in the United States through its audio channels found on MVPD service providers such as Hot wire, Completed the acquisition of approximately US $ 46,642,450 of the largest in-store audio advertising network in the […]

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Legislation sets guidelines for testing highly automated vehicles

© Shutterstock Legislation recently introduced in the state Senate would create guidelines for the testing and commercial deployment of highly automated vehicles (HAVs) in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 965 would allow the operation of HAVs with or without a driver on board. Under a 2018 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation policy, a licensed driver must be seated […]

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Projects receive funding under the Municipal Assistance Program

© Shutterstock The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) recently approved funding of $ 471,248 for 11 municipal projects in nine counties through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP). WFP helps local governments to effectively plan and implement municipal projects in three categories: shared services, community planning, and floodplain management. It also provides technical resources […]

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Evoqua finalizes takeover of Minnesota company

© Shutterstock Evoqua Water Technologies, a critical water and wastewater treatment solutions company, recently completed the purchase of a kidney business operated by Mar Cor Purification and Cantel Medical. The purchase helps Evoqua expand its reach into the vertical healthcare market. Based in Minnesota, Mar Cor, a subsidiary of STERIS, is a manufacturer and supplier […]

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Banks now control 20% of insurance business (report)

By Gadiosa Lamtey Dar es Salaam. Banks now turn to 19.9% ​​of insurance premium transactions, just two years since lenders ventured into the business through bancassurance. Some 20 commercial banks were approved to sell insurance products on behalf of companies in December last year, according to the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Tanzania (Tira). According to […]

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Opening of a renewable natural gas facility in Dunmore

© Shutterstock Archaea Energy, a renewable natural gas (RNG) company, successfully started the Assai project, a RNG facility located at the Keystone landfill in Dunmore, Pa., On December 30. The facility has the highest RNG operational capacity in the world. The inlet capacity is 22,500 standard cubic feet per minute, and it combines the landfill […]

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Business Report Announces Winners of Corporate and Hall of Fame Awards

Hall of Fame Laureate: Pepper Rutland, Founder, President and CEO, MMR Group Hall of Fame Laureate: Gerry Lane, Founder, Gerry Lane Enterprises (posthumously)Businessman of the Year: Judi Terzotis, Editor, The Advocate and Times-PicayuneYoung Entrepreneur of the Year: Tupac de la Cruz, Founder and Director of Operations, Roofing SolutionsCompany of the year (100 or more employees): […]

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Company manager / Controller – Part time / Flexible opportunity

About the Broadcasters Foundation of AmericaThe mission of the Broadcasters Foundation of America is to improve the quality of life and maintain the personal dignity of men and women in the broadcast and television profession who find themselves in acute need. For more than 70 years, the Foundation has provided financial support to professionals in […]

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New law extends time to renew county business licenses> Columbia Business Report

Richland County business owners have until May 1 to renew their business licenses. A new state law requiring cities, towns and counties to standardize business licensing practices extended the license expiration period beyond the county’s previous end date 2021. License renewal forms will be sent out mailed to business owners in April and must be […]

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Wisconsin broadcasters pause to remember technical veterinarian

Terry baun Terry baun, inducted into the Hall of Fame with the Wisconsin Association of Broadcasters, died on Saturday January 1. He was 74 years old. Baun’s broadcasting career began in 1967 at the classic Milwaukee station, WFMR-FM. After a decade there, he began a series of movements in corporate engineering while also establishing his […]

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Monday January 3, 2022, San Diego Metro Magazine

New law allows California to withdraw certification police for serious misconduct By Robert Lewis | CalMatters On a Wednesday afternoon in April 2018, Gardena police officers received a “triple beep” on their radios – three shrill cries signaling an emergency. Up to 20 shots were reportedly fired near a local park. “That sort of thing […]

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SkillUp virtual learning platform available for job seekers

© Shutterstock The Ministry of Labor and Industry (L&I) reminds job seekers to use SkillUp PA, a free virtual learning platform offering more than 5,000 unique training modules to help users refine their CVs and acquire new skills. “SkillUp offers free online training for job seekers in Pennsylvania who want to start a new career […]

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“El Patrón” returns to the airwaves of Atlanta

Enrique santos When it comes to serving the Spanish speaking public in Atlanta, iHeartMedia has worked hard to lure them against local competitors such as Davis Broadcasting Inc. Over the years this has seen signal swaps and format changes – including the May 2020 decision to simultaneously broadcast Latin Pop WBZY-FM 105.7 “Z105.7”, following this […]

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Editor-in-Chief and Producer, Podcast

NY-ATL-LA- Remote- Job Details :: Editor and Producer, Podcast The Grio(n) grī / ō, ‘grīō: journalist. Historian. Praise to the singer. Poet. Musician. Conservative. Storyteller. TheGrio is a video-centric digital news community dedicated to empowering trusted front-line personalities who inspire us every day, and new perspectives that defy convention because there is more than one […]

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Audio producer and writer | Radio and television activity report

NY-ATL-LA- Remote- Job Details :: Audio Producer and Writer The Grio (n) grī / ō, ‘grīō: journalist. Historian. Praise to the singer. Poet. Musician. Conservative. Storyteller. TheGrio is a video-centric digital news community dedicated to empowering trusted front-line personalities who inspire us every day, and new perspectives that defy convention because there is more than […]