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  1. BHP’s US$14B Saskatchewan mine delay comes amid dark outlook for potash producers

    BHP's decision will delay its entrance into the potash market as producers scramble to cut back large mining projects and reduce…
  2. Total SA snubs ‘expensive’ U.S. shale with North Sea-focused deal

    When Total SA warned last month it was ready for acquisitions, U.S. shale assets weren't at the top of its shopping…
  3. Historic eclipse will test U.S. power grids with 12,000 megawatts expected to fall offline

    This is the first major test of the power grid since America started bringing large amounts of intermittent solar and wind resources onto the…
  4. Sempra Energy beats out Berkshire with US$9.45 billion offer for Oncor

    Just six weeks ago, Berkshire struck a deal to buy Oncor for US$9 billion. Shortly after, Elliott Management fired back saying it was pulling together a rival…
  5. As Dakota Access comes online, America’s most pipeline-constrained shale play sees new life

    The completion of the Dakota Access pipeline in June has upended the region’s dependence on rail — good news for Calgary's Ene…
  6. Oil and Gas: Colorado: No online oil, gas pipeline map after fatal blast

    PennyEnergy - Oil and Gas 08.23 / 14:55 pennenergy.com
    Colorado will not offer an online map of oil and gas pipelines in the wake of a fatal house explosion blamed on a gas leak, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Tuesday, citing concerns about security and…
  7. Oil and Gas: Delaware governor opposes offshore drilling

    PennyEnergy - Oil and Gas 08.23 / 14:55 pennenergy.com
    Gov. John Carney says he's opposed to drilling for oil and gas in federal waters off the coast of Delaware, or elsewhere along the Atlantic…
  8. LA School District Saves $3.5 Million with Energy Efficient Upgrades

    Schneider Electric today announced it has embarked on a comprehensive energy efficiency project with the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District (NLMUSD) in Los Angeles County, California. The project will save the district nearly $170,000 annually, improve the learning environment for students and advance the district’s ... Read more... The post LA School District Saves $3.5 Million with Energy Efficient Upgrades appeared first on Energy Manager…
  1. Wednesday in CE: Best Buy Expected to Continue Strong Earnings Stream

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 08.23 / 14:10 dealerscope.com
    The latest in CE: Best Buy is again expected to post a strong quarter, proving analyst's wrong; Apple iPhone event date uncovered, and more. The post Wednesday in CE: Best Buy Expected to Continue Strong Earnings Stream appeared first on…
  2. Demand remains robust for UK manufacturers

    Furniturenews.net - Consumer Goods 08.23 / 10:04 furniturenews.net
    Manufacturing firms reported that order books were robust in August, while expectations for selling prices ticked up, according to the CBI’s latest monthly Industrial Trends Survey. The survey of 432 manufacturers found that total order books and export order books were strong in August. The firming in export orders relative to the previous month reflected rising orders in 10 of the 17 manufacturing s…
  3. LabDoor Takes on Alex Jones’ Infowars and the Kardashians

    Triplepundit.com - Consumer Goods 08.23 / 09:25 triplepundit.com
    The supplement testing company LabDoor is taking on the health claims of celebrities, from right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to the Kardashian…
  4. Nationwide HTSN Vendors Put On Mind-Blowing Home Theater Demo at PrimeTime

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 08.23 / 03:26 dealerscope.com
    A collection of HTSN vendors put on an impressive home theater demo right on the Nationwide PrimeTime show floor in Las Vegas. The post Nationwide HTSN Vendors Put On Mind-Blowing Home Theater Demo at PrimeTime appeared first on…
  5. LODAAT selected for Keynote Panel Discussion at Singapore Conference

    Press Release LODAAT selected for KEYNOTE Panel Discussion at Singapore Conference The LODAAT team has been selected for the keynote panel discussion at Vitafoods Asia, September 5-6, Singapore.  LODAAT will be discussing “Business Growth Through Open Innovation” and will focus on recent Clinical…
  6. Dear Retailers: Adapt, Adopt or Die

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 08.23 / 00:17 dealerscope.com
    Traditional brick-and-mortar retail outlets have long been struggling to figure out how to best integrate and adapt to Amazon and modern retail technology. The post Dear Retailers: Adapt, Adopt or Die appeared first on…
  7. The Role of Body Composition in Weight Management

    There are many ways to balance the amounts of proteins, carbohydrates and fats that together will help achieve and maintain a healthy body composition, depending on an individual’s goals and genetic…
  8. Ahead of Queen of Hearts Benefit Concert at CEDIA, Paul Starkey Thankful For Support

    Dealerscope.com - Consumer Goods 08.22 / 23:22 dealerscope.com
    VITAL MGT CEO Paul Starkey's first annual Queen of Hearts Benefit concert at CEDIA is set and he is blown away by the support of CEDIA members. The post Ahead of Queen of Hearts Benefit Concert at CEDIA, Paul Starkey Thankful For Support appeared first on…
  1. Environmental Regulations to Impact Maritime Industry

    Agmetalminer.com - Environment 08.23 / 15:14 agmetalminer.com
    President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate accord has been the focus of environmental talks in recent days. Somewhat more under the radar, as our Stuart Burns writes, a subtle regulation capping sulfur content in marine fuel oil will have a significant economic impact on the shipping industry. The post Environmental Regulations to Impact Maritime Industry appeared first on Steel, Aluminum, Copper, Stainless, Rare Earth, Metal Prices, Forecasting |…
  2. Product Launch: Modular Wall Inlet

    In agriculture applications an ideal climatic environment is essential as it can impact production and the health of animals. Proper air quality through ventilation is one of the main requirements in order to achieve optimum performance in growth rate, uniformity and feed efficiency, which can therefore ensure high profit margins. Poor air quality can provoke high concentrations of…
  3. NGWA announces 2017 groundwater industry award winners

    The National Ground Water Association congratulates the recipients of the 2017 NGWA Awards of Excellence, Sectional Awards, Outstanding Groundwater Project Awards, and Fellow Designation, which will be presented this December during Groundwater Week in Nashville, Tennessee. John Schnieders, Ph.D., chief chemist with Water Systems Engineering Inc. in Ottawa, Kansas, will be receiving…
  4. Ask the Naturalist: Can Hummingbirds Taste Their Food?

    Baynature.org - Environment 08.23 / 15:10 baynature.org
    What does a hummingbird taste in a flower? The post Ask the Naturalist: Can Hummingbirds Taste Their Food? appeared first on Bay…
  5. Tenth Circuit Vacates EPA Order Denying Small Refiners’ Request for RFS Program Exemption

    Jdsupra.com - Environment 08.23 / 15:10 jdsupra.com
    On August 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit decided the case of Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company, et al., v. U.S. EPA. In a split decision, the Tenth Circuit vacated a final order of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which...By: Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction &…
  6. DC Circuit Again Shuts Down Sierra Club’s Challenges to LNG Export Licenses

    Jdsupra.com - Environment 08.23 / 15:10 jdsupra.com
    On August 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decided the case of Sierra Club v. U.S. Department of Energy. The Sierra Club challenged the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) grant of a license to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from...By: Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction & R…
  7. Fifth Circuit Vacates Pipeline Safety Violations and Declines Auer Deference

    Jdsupra.com - Environment 08.23 / 15:10 jdsupra.com
    On August 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued its opinion in the case of ExxonMobil Pipeline Company v. U.S. Department of Transportation. In May of 2013, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company’s (ExxonMobil) Pegasus Pipeline spilled...By: Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction & R…
  8. Report on mucking up a bunch of our nat'l monuments is due Thursday from Interior Dept's Ryan Zinke

    Dailykos.com - Environment 08.23 / 15:07 dailykos.com
    Thursday is the deadline for Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke’s review of 27 of America’s 129 national monuments with an eye to rescinding or shrinking them. He’s already announced, without details, that he will recommend one of those, Bears Ears in Utah, be cut back.  All the monuments being scrutinized have been presidentially designated since 1996, and most are more than 100,000 acres. Altogether they cover 11.2 acres on land and 217 million acres…
  1. BrightFarms makes Inc. 500 list

    Thepacker.com - Agriculture  08.23 / 15:20 thepacker.com
    Things keep getting brighter for BrightFarms, which is increasing its network of hydroponic greenhouses in the…
  2. Victory in Zoning Appeal

    Jdsupra.com - Agriculture  08.23 / 15:10 jdsupra.com
    The Wastenaw County Circuit Court overturned an adverse decision by the Webster Township Zoning Board of Appeals, determining that seasonal barn weddings are a permitted use in the Agricultural zoning classification. I represent a farmer who has...By: Clark Hill…
  3. Scholarship winners selected for United Fresh Washington Conference

    FGN - News 08.23 / 14:56 fruitgrowersnews.com
    United Fresh Produce Association has chosen four recipients for the 2017 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships. The scholarship winners are: Brian Loffredo, operations manager, Loffredo Fresh Produce, Des Moines, Iowa Geoff Ratto, sales, Ratto Bros., Inc., Modesto, California Mikee Suarez, sales, MAS Melons & Grapes, LLC, Nogalez, Arizona Nick Wishnatzki, marketing projects manager, Wish […] The post Scholarship winners selected for United Fresh Washington Conference…
  4. Fruit, vegetable industry scholarships available in 2017

    FGN - News 08.23 / 13:56 fruitgrowersnews.com
    The Michigan State Horticultural Society and the Michigan Vegetable Council have made available scholarships for students who intend to pursue careers in the Midwest fruit industry or vegetable industry, respectively. The awards are made available by these organizations, with the support of industry sponsors. In 2016, scholarship awards totaling $19,500 were awarded with the support […] The post Fruit, vegetable industry scholarships available in 2017 appeared first on Fruit Growers…
  5. Day Two Crop Tour Results

    Agweb.com - News 08.23 / 13:56 agweb.com
    « Previous Blog Posting Day Two Crop Tour Results Aug 23, 2017 In the overnight session the grains are trading slightly higher on Pro Farmer Day two results and an announcement of countervailing duties on Argentine and Indonesian bio-diesel. This morning December corn is up a 2 ¼ cents, November soybeans have gained 8 ½ cents and December Chicago Wheat is up 3 cents.   The Department of Commerce announced yesterday …
  6. Commerce Department Makes Determination on Biodiesel

    Agweb.com - News 08.23 / 11:51 agweb.com
    Grain markets are trying to put together a rally as bargain hunters and bottom pickers provide the support. Farm Journal Crop tour will release their production from the survey on Thursday…
  7. 85 years later, St. Louis Dairy Council still promoting milk

    FarmWeek Profit - News 08.23 / 06:12 farmweeknow.com
    Work with fast-food chains, schools among the council's…
  8. AGCO Opens Nominations for 12th Annual Operator of the Year

    Growingfl.com - Agriculture  08.23 / 05:01 growingfl.com
    AGCO Corporation recently announced the opening of nominations for AGCO Application Equipment's 12th Annual Operator of the Year. The award recognizes the value of the hard work professional applicators do caring for crops and customers across the country, as well as their involvement in their communities. Professional applicators spend long hours in the field every season, using technologically advanced application machinery like a RoGator or a TerraGator to accurately ... (326…
  1. SwRI, CSF announce 2017 Suborbital Researchers Conference in Colorado

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 15:17 eurekalert.org
    (Southwest Research Institute) As a new generation of suborbital space vehicles prepares to come online for space research, education, and space tourism over the next two years, the 2017 Next-generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) will bring together hundreds of researchers, educators, flight providers, spaceport operators, government officials, and others in late December. NSRC-2017 will be held in Broomfield, Colo., just outside Denver, Dec. 18-20, opened by a Dec. 17…
  2. NASA's Aqua Satellite spots Typhoon Hato's Landfall in China

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 15:17 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Typhoon Hato just hours after it made landfall in southeastern…
  3. Tropical Storm Kevin battered by wind shear on satellite imagery

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 15:17 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Satellite imagery revealed that wind shear and cooler sea surface temperatures have taken their toll on the once hurricane Kenneth. Kenneth has now weakened to a tropical storm and continues to be torn apart as seen in imagery from NOAA's GOES-West…
  4. Here's the blueprint for a global fireball observatory – and why we need one

    Phys.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 14:55 phys.org
    Bright shooting stars are one of nature's great wonders. Like the one in the main image, which was visible from Devon in the south-west of England in June, these fireballs are caused by space rocks hitting Earth's atmosphere. The friction forces them to slow down, producing a tremendous amount of heat at the same time. If the rock is big enough, a fragment will survive this fiery transition and fall to Earth as a…
  5. Lockheed Martin powers up next Orion spacecraft for first time

    Phys.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 14:55 phys.org
    Engineers at Lockheed Martin and NASA breathed life into the next Orion crew module when they powered up the spacecraft for the first time at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Designed for human spaceflight, this Orion will be the first to fly more than 40,000 miles beyond the Moon during its nearly three-week Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), a feat that hasn't been possible…
  6. NASA infrared image shows Harvey's remnants affecting Yucatan

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 14:18 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at the remnants of former Tropical Storm Harvey as it was affecting Mexico's Yucatan…
  7. NASA infrared image shows Typhoon Hato in South China Sea

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 14:18 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at the Typhoon Hato as it continued to move toward China. Hato is strengthening as it heads toward…
  8. NASA finds wind shear weakening Hurricane Kenneth

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 08.23 / 14:18 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Hurricane Kenneth was quickly weakening early on Aug. 22 as a result of vertical wind shear. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed that the strongest storms associated with the hurricane were pushed away from the…
  1. Mitsubishi selected to lead Japan’s new surface combatant project

    Janes.com - Military 08.23 / 14:56 janes.com
    Japan’s Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to lead a programme to build medium surface combatants for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), it has been confirmed to Jane’s . The programme will be supported by…
  2. Northrop Grumman conducts collaborative UUV mission at ANTX 2017

    Janes.com - Military 08.23 / 14:56 janes.com
    Northrop Grumman demonstrated the ability to undertake multidomain autonomous command and control (C2) at the US Navy’s Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) 2017, held at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Panama City Division, Florida. The company used two unmanned surface…
  3. Roketsan begins serial production of UMTAS IIR

    Janes.com - Military 08.23 / 14:56 janes.com
    Roketsan has begun serial production of the UMTAS (Uzun Menzilli Tanksavar Sistemi) imaging infrared (UMTAS-IIR) variant, long-range anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), following successful finalisation of the development and qualification of the missile – including firing trials from a…
  4. First Mil Mi-28UB attack helicopter trainers readied for delivery

    Flightglobal.com - Military&Defense 08.23 / 14:05 flightglobal.com
    Russian Helicopters has produced the first serial examples of the Mil Mi-28UB, a combined combat and trainer variant of the company's attack…
  5. Completion of disputed Kerch Strait Bridge construction to divert marine cargo from Sea of Azov ports

    Janes.com -Military 08.23 / 13:59 www.janes.com
    Event On 22 August 2017, the Ukrainian Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs said that Russia has violated the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) by limiting navigation to Ukrainian ports on the Sea of Azov by the construction of the Kerch Strait Bridge…
  6. Details of Botswana FA-50 bid emerge

    Janes.com -Military 08.23 / 13:00 www.janes.com
    Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) has claimed that its FA-50 will be a more affordable option for Botswana than the ex-Swedish Air Force JAS 39C/D Gripen multirole fighters the southern African country is considering acquiring to replace its Canadair CF-5 jets, Botswana’s Sunday S…
  7. Germany, Norway Launch Joint Submarine, Missile Programs

    Defense Aerospace - News 08.23 / 12:56 defense-aerospace.com
    Today, the German and Norwegian Ministers of Defence formally marked the start of a long-term cooperation on new submarines and naval missiles. Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide met her German colleague, Ursula von der Leyen, at Eckernföerde naval base today for a bilateral meeting c…
  8. Japan's MoD to Request Record S$66b Budget

    Defense Aerospace - News 08.23 / 12:56 defense-aerospace.com
    Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to seek a record-high budget of ¥5.26 trillion ($48.1 billion) for fiscal 2018 as the country seeks to beef up its missile defense capabilities in the face of growing threats by North Korea, a government source said Tuesday. The ministry plans to set aside ¥47.2 bil…
  1. Tick-borne disease research receives global boost

    Eurekalert.org - Medecine 08.23 / 15:17 eurekalert.org
    (University of Liverpool) A unique scientific resource for the study of ticks and tick-borne diseases has moved to the University of Liverpool with exciting plans for international expansion.The Tick Cell Biobank houses the world's largest collection of tick cell lines of medical and veterinary importance and enables scientists to carry out vital research into tick-borne…
  2. Parenting style reduces kids' distress in war

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 08.23 / 15:13 medicalxpress.com
    Researchers in Israel have surveyed parents and children in a region that recently experienced an armed conflict. They found that maternal authoritativeness and warmth helped to protect against psychological distress and mental health symptoms in children exposed to…
  3. Altered mitochondria associated with increased autism risk

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 08.23 / 15:13 medicalxpress.com
    Mitochondria, the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, may play a key role in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A provocative new study by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)'s pioneering mitochondrial medicine team suggests that variations in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) originating during ancient human migrations may play an important role in predisposition to…
  4. New guidelines point way toward more effectively addressing hypertension in kids, teens

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 08.23 / 15:13 medicalxpress.com
    The first new national guidelines since 2004 on identifying and treating high blood pressure in children and adolescents (aged 3-18 years old) have been published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which convened a panel of experts to produce the new recommendations. The AAP report, Clinical Practice Guideline for Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents, offers a series of evidence-based recommendations for pediatricians derived from a…
  5. Omega-3 intake reduces cardiac death risk according to comprehensive new study

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 08.23 / 15:13 medicalxpress.com
    Results from a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology showed that in 14 randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) of 71,899 people, consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3s reduced the risk of cardiac death by a statistically-significant average of 8 percent. Cardiac death accounts for about two-thirds (about 405,000) of all cardiovascular disease deaths in the United States, and 42 percent (7.4 million) globally, each year. This is the first published meta-analysis to include…
  6. Is MRI needed in children with a sports-related concussion?

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 08.23 / 15:13 medicalxpress.com
    A new study reviewed more than 5 years of records of pediatric patients treated for sports concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among children, to determine if magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed structural changes to the brain that may be related to persistent symptoms. The findings are reported in an article published in Journal of…
  7. Cellectar Biosciences (CLRB) Stock: This Is One For The Books!

    Cnafinance.com - Medecine 08.23 / 14:44 cnafinance.com
    Cellectar Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ: CLRB) isn’t having the best of days in the market today. However, if you take a look…
  8. Arc Mercer Unveils First Group for LGBTQ People with Special Needs

    Bio-medicine.org - Medecine 08.23 / 14:35 bio-medicine.org
    New York, New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 The Arc Mercer, Capitol County’s premier provider of programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), has launched a groundbreaking LGBTQ community organization for people with special needs. The group, the Sp…
  1. United Fresh announces 2017 business scholarship winners

    Thepacker.com - Industries 08.23 / 15:20 thepacker.com
    The United Fresh Produce Association named the four winners of the 2017 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business…
  2. SESCO Lighting Expands into Alabama with Acquisition of G2 Lighting

    SESCO said it’s the nation’s largest lighting manufacturers’ representative company, with more than 250 employees and annual sales approaching $300 milli…
  3. Veum Promoted to President at IEWC

    In his new role, Veum will immediately join the IEWC board of directors, and over the next year to eighteen months assume the role and responsibilities of…
  4. Seaspan Adds First 11,000 TEU SAVER

    Worldmaritimenews.com - Industries 08.23 / 14:35 worldmaritimenews.com
    Hong Kong-based containership manager and owner Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of MSC Shuba B, an 11,000 TEU containership, from Hanjin Subic shipyard in the Phillippines. As informed, the Neopanamax will commence a seventeen-year fixed-rate bareboat charter with Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). Upon completion of the bareboat charter period, MSC is obligated to purchase…
  5. Port Freeport starts construction of rail project in US

    Transportweekly.com - 08.23 / 14:31 transportweekly.com
    Port Freeport in the US has begun construction on the first phase of the Parcel 14 Rail Development, which is intended to improve landside accessibilities and supply chain efficiencies for users of the port, according to Railway Technology.The new rail infrastructure is currently scheduled to become fully operational by July next year.Port Freeport Commissioners approved the appointment of James Construction for the $21m Parcel 14 Rail Development project last month.Nearly 21,000 linear…
  6. Agents find illegal immigrants in load of broccoli

    Thepacker.com - Industries 08.23 / 14:21 thepacker.com
    Border patrol agents in Texas found 60 illegal immigrants locked in a trailer load of broccoli, on top of a thin layer of ice, a month after 10 illegal immigrants were found dead in the back of a trailer in San…
  7. The Asbury

    The Asbury The Asbury in New Jersey mashes up Asbury Park’s Victorian-era history, rock-n-roll present and shiny future into a new kind of social hub. The Asbury, under the design of Anda Andrei, the creative lead for the entire Asbury Park redevelopment project and Bonetti Kozerski Studio, along with David Bowd, renowned hotel innovator and […] The post The Asbury appeared first on Premier Construction N…
  8. These One of a Kind Coupe Glasses Turn All of Your Drinks Into Rainbows

    Vinepair.com - Industries 08.23 / 13:42 vinepair.com
    Starbucks unicorn drinks, cookbooks dedicated to rainbow flavors, entire city guides to finding the craziest ”unicorn food.” It’s safe to say we’re in the age of rainbow-unicorn food and beverages. Now, thanks to Urban Outfitters, you can serve up Instagram-worthy rainbow cocktails in your own home with color-changing cocktail glasses. The post These One of a Kind Coupe Glasses Turn All of Your Drinks Into Rainbows appeared first on…