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Kingwood, Texas – Orion Engineered Carbons is increasing prices for its rubber carbon black materials in North America effective 1 June. As part of this, invoice prices for rubber carbon blacks will be adjusted by an average of $121 per tonne, contracts permitting. The 20 April announcement came a week ...
Australian gold miners have enjoyed buoyant valuations in recent times and have notably out-performed gold stocks in North America over the past year. St Barbara managing director Bob Vassie said the trend had put Australian gold miners on par with North American gold stocks that had previously ...

"We are very excited to promote Zion Armstrong to one of the most important roles in our company. He has been instrumental to our success over the last three years, co-leading adidas North America together with Mark King. We are convinced that Zion's leadership will enable us to continue our successful ...
The Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday approved two four-star nominees to take over command of U.S. military operations in the Asia-Pacific and North America. As part of a batch of 256 military nominations, the committee advanced by voice vote Adm. Philip Davidson to be commander of U.S. ...
DanoneWave, which combined WhiteWave with Danone's existing North American dairy business, more than doubled Danone's business in North America and became one of the 15 largest food and beverage companies in the United States. Danone North America, as the company is now known, ...
Pure McLaren, the exclusive driving program of McLaren Automotive that gives both McLaren owners and prospective owners the chance to experience the performance of the cars in the controlled environment of a racetrack, will launch in North America in 2018. All Pure McLaren events offer not only the ...

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), India overtook the continents of North America and Europe, as well as Japan, in terms of solar power capacity added during 2017. This is no mean feat given these continents and countries have several times India's installed solar power ...
King, 59, was brought to the helm of Adidas North America in June 2014 from a similar leadership post at Taylor Made to turn the operation around. Having accomplished that turnaround, King felt the time was right to make the change, the spokesman said. King will continue to serve Adidas North America ...
NEW ORLEANS -- We all know that New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz, but did you know that opera in North America got its start here as well? The first documented opera in America took place in New Orleans in 1796. The Crescent City would present Europe's finest acts in front of a diverse Creole ...
Joe brings to DA extensive experience with providing strategic advice on customer engagement solutions in North America. His mission is to position DA as a leading customer engagement accelerator through the use of data & technology. “This expansion is an exciting development for Digital Alchemy.
In North America in its second session it added $20.1m for $65.7m. Amy Schumer comedy I Feel Pretty arrived in third place via STX on $16 from 3,440 sites and is licensed internationally by Voltage Pictures. Opening well in fourth place was Fox's comedy sequel Super Troopers 2, which arrived on $15.2m ...
Now it's been confirmed by SNKRS the “Blue Moon” and “Clay Green” iterations will release exclusively to North America on May 1 on the SNKRS app and select retailers, while sneaker insider @py_rates suggests that the “Yellow Ochre” and “Track Red” versions will drop exclusively in Europe. Stay tuned ...
Like all trucking market segments today, the refuse industry is experiencing a technology revolution. Refuse's technology revolution is happening at double-time, as the trucks that serve this market are quickly adopting advanced safety systems, autonomous control systems, telematics, and highly ...
The Coca-Cola Company 's KO North America segment's revenues, comprising about 30% of its top line, are expected to witness growth in the first quarter of 2018, when it reports on ... The North America segmental revenues totaled $2.62 billion last quarter, up 6% year over year on 2% growth in price/mix.
LGC Sport Science will discontinue its animal drug testing program in North America later this year. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, which currently contracts with LGC for its equine drug testing, received word of the discontinuation Monday afternoon. LGC representatives told the commission the ...
NEW ORLEANS -- We all know that New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz, but did you know that opera in North America got its start here as well? The first documented opera in America took place in New Orleans in 1796. The Crescent City would present Europe's finest acts in front of a diverse Creole ...
Aiden Redmond was named managing director and head of institutional North America at Allianz Global Investors. Mr. Redmond will oversee AllianzGI's North American client business, spokeswoman Megan Frank said. He replaces Jill Lohrfink, who retired in late 2017. Mr. Redmond will report to Douglas ...

The partypoker MILLIONS North America $10,300 High Roller has come to an end and David Eldridge has captured the title after a 10-hour day of poker. Eldridge defeated Victor Ramdin in a heads-up duel that ended rather suddenly. Eldridge will be happy to take home a cool $300,000 and the partypoker ...
Woodbine Entertainment today released the 70 3-year-old pacers still eligible to this year's Pepsi North America Cup following the April 15 sustaining payment. A total of 79 horses were originally nominated to this year's North America Cup. The first sustaining payment (March 15) saw just four horses drop ...
On Monday, Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) reported a net income for the first quarter, compared to a net loss for the same period last year, as the oilfield service group's revenue jumped on the back of a robust drilling market in North America so far this year. Halliburton booked a net income of US$46 million, ...
Ending the first quarter of 2018, North America light-vehicle production slowed 6.3% in March to 1,559,538. Automakers in Canada pulled back production 14.8% to 185,343 light vehicles, accounting for about 12% of the region's builds. Toyota tumbled 22.6% to 45,117 units, with Corolla and RAV4 output ...
Examination of the animals' lower jaws and teeth indicate the one of the dogs, from the Stilwell II site, and one of the dogs from the Koster site, resembled modern wolves. The second dog from Koster shared traits with today's coyotes. The previously oldest-known dogs in North America lived some 9,300 ...
“In spite of this, we continued to deploy available fracturing assets, including equipment from our newly acquired capacity,” i.e., Weatherford International plc's U.S. fracture business, which Schlumberger acquired earlier this year and its estimated 1 million hydraulic hp business. “Onshore in North America, ...
In the months leading up to the start of the 2018 NA LCS, it's hard to say that anyone was feeling comfortable. With the advent of franchising, teams and owners, new and old were on the edge of their seat waiting for the final confirmation that they had made it into the league and preparing to put their teams ...
Onions in Glennville and across the region will soon be shipped all across North America. Crews in the field swept through rows of onions. By the caseload, they came to the shed for grading to go in bags and boxes headed for markets. "Quality looks good. Size-wise, some of them aren't as big as I have ...
Safety's another one of Volvo's core values, and Volvo became the first Class 8 truck brand in North America to designate a steering wheel-mounted driver's side airbag as standard equipment. More recently, Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology (VEST), an enhanced stability system, was added as ...
Business aircraft flight activity rose 3.5% in February in North America compared to a year ago but fell slightly from January figures, according to Argus International data. In February, activity in all aircraft categories rose compared to a year ago, with the largest increase in large jets, 7.1%; followed by ...
Ecolab Inc. has launched its Life Sciences cleanroom program in North America. Developed specifically for pharmaceutical manufacturing, Ecolab's cleanroom program provides comprehensive cleaning and disinfection for both sterile and non-sterile applications, and includes the company's Klercide™Ã‚ ...
Global chief executive, David Blair, said: “Alasdair's long history with Fitch, and his ability to inspire our teams and clients makes him uniquely qualified to lead creative growth for North America. He has been instrumental in the transformation of our offer in EMEA, leading some of our most innovative recent ...
The global coldwater crab sector could improve fisheries with greater efforts in North America and Europe, according to the newest sector report released Tuesday by the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP). About 44 percent of global coldwater crab production can be classified as sustainable or ...
This makes CHEP's half pallet the first and only CarbonNeutral certified pooled platform in North America. ... in 2014, it was an instant marketplace success thanks to its ability to cut labor costs and increase sales,” said Vishal Patell, Vice President of Marketing and Customer Solutions, CHEP North America.
LEON, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 17, 2018--Azbil North America, Inc. (headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona; President: Gary W Johnson), a U.S. subsidiary of the azbil Group, announced today that it has established Azbil Mexico, S. de R. L. de C.V. (hereafter “Azbil Mexico”) and Azbil Mexico Services, ...
In an earnings call today, holding company Omnicom revealed that it exceeded earnings expectations globally during the first quarter but continues to struggle with growth in the critical North American market. Omnicom Group reported first-quarter net income of $264.1 million, a 9.2 percent increase from ...
While North America – the company's largest market – reported a dip in organic growth, the United Kingdom grew 3.1% organically, Latin America increased 3.1%, Asia Pacific was up 7.3% and European markets jumped 9.7%. The Middle East and Africa, however, decreased 8.5% organically in Q1.
MCLEAN, Va. -- GTT Communications, Inc., a global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today the availability of network points of presence (PoPs) in Charlotte, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Reno, Nevada; Calgary, Alberta; and Osaka, Japan.
WPP's global agency Y&R announced today the appointment of Yusuf Chuku as chief strategy officer of North America. Chuku most recently served as a freelance strategist and consultant and previously held a number of top roles including executive vice president and head of planning at McCann New ...
We expect tornadoes in a US spring and we have seen a few, most recently in Florida and North Carolina and occasionally along an active cold front in the eastern states. We don't expect snow, let alone with a blizzard, sweeping down from Wyoming and Colorado, across the Plains and into the Midwest.
The three South American nations have started preliminary talks over their own bid, and the support of North America's federation would be a timely boost given the expected later entry of a UEFA nation in the bidding contest. The awarding of the 2026 tournament to the United bid, moreover, would help set ...
We now know significantly more today about "Project Sweet," the company up for more than $2 million in incentives from Guilford County and the city of High Point. Amada North America, which makes sheet metal fabricating machines, is considering building a manufacturing plant on Penny Road in High ...
An astonishing discovery found jutting from an eroding coastal cliff on an island in the Chesapeake Bay is challenging scientists' long-held theory about the first humans to inhabit North America, where they originated, and how and when they arrived. It points to an explosive theory: Ice Age people made an ...
BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A 50-year-old gorilla that was one of the oldest gorillas in a North American zoo has died. The Chicago Zoological Society says Ramar, a western lowland gorilla living at the Brookfield Zoo, was euthanized on Thursday after a series of chronic, age-related health problems.
Danone North America CEO Mariano Lozano said the company is joining a community of 2,400 Certified B Corporations from more than 60 countries across 150 industries. To achieve the status, they each must complete an impact assessment, earn an audited minimum score of 80 points out of a possible ...
As a showcase for the new MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid, a group of 3 modified versions of the model will soon set off on a journey from North America to Tierra del Fuego in South America — traveling along part of the 25,750 kilometers Alaska-to-Argentina Pan-American Highway, ...
In 1994, the introduction of Nafta slashed tariffs on products and encouraged companies to invest in supply chains stretching across borders — increasing rail traffic around North America. The year after Nafta went into effect, Mexico privatized its railroads, creating private commercial partners south of the ...
There's a lot more snow piling up in the mountains of North America than anyone knew, according to a first-of-its-kind study. Scientists have revised an estimate of snow volume for the entire continent, and they've discovered that snow accumulation in a typical year is 50 percent higher than previously ...
Archaeologists have discovered the oldest known human footprints in North America. Specifically, they've discovered footprints from three ice-age humans who walked the shores of a Canadian Island approximately 13,000 years ago. Researchers believe that the 29 clay footprints, found under the sand on ...
BEIJING – Volkswagen bills its new Touareg as “the biggest leap forward in the history of the SUV” as it strives to position it farther up-market from its 7-year-old predecessor in a segment traditionally dominated by the likes of the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Volvo XC90. The third-generation model, ...
As we turn our attention to the stars to search for life on other planets, it's easy to forget that the history of life on our Earth is still being unraveled. Anthropologists only recently discovered more evidence of humans interbreeding with a mysterious sister species to the Neanderthals, and now they've found the ...
SOUTHBRIDGE – A local congressman on Wednesday praised Schott North America on Charlton Street as an example of how an increasingly global economy can benefit the region. U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, visited the international technology business to celebrate a $750,000 renovation to ...
Russia has sent military jets over the North Pole and towards North America for the first time since the Soviet Union's collapse, Moscow's Defense Ministry has announced. Speaking to the ministry's board on Wednesday, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu announced that Russia's “anti-submarine aviation” ...


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