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ME Newswire / Businesswire

WILLISTON, N.D. - Wednesday, January 15th 2014

Stallion Oilfield Services Ltd. announced today that the Williams County Commission formally approved a settlement agreement, reducing the previously announced fine of $2.6 million to $26,000 in connection with Stallion's temporary housing on its property in Williams County, ND. The imposition of the fine and resultant publicity mandated that Stallion engage counsel and seek redress in court. While Stallion maintains that it complied with the conditional use permit issued by the Commission in September 2013, it has chosen to resolve the matter and dismiss its notice of appeal in Williams County District Court. This resolution is neither an admission of liability by Stallion, nor is one implied by the dismissal of its appeal.

The dispute’s genesis was based on an ambiguity of what constitutes a housing "unit” not on any improper actions of Stallion. The conditional use permit reinstatement by ... Read more »
Views: 93 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 01.16.2014

Qatar’s new airport on track for mid-year 2014 opening

Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, January 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

H.E. Mr. Abdul Aziz Mohammad Al-Noaimi, Chairman of The Steering Committee of the New Doha International Airport (NDIA) announced today new details of Hamad International Airport (HIA) at a press conference held at the HIA Passenger Terminal. He confirmed that the airport is on track for a phased opening by mid-year 2014. Members of the NDIA Steering Committee were present for the event, held under the theme, "Runway to the Future, Gateway to the World”.

Speaking at the press conference, H.E. Mr. Abdul Aziz Mohammad Al-Noaimi, said: "The opening of Hamad International Airport in the middle of this year will bring to fruition the vision of Qatar’s leadership, to build a world-class airport supporting the State's development and prosperity. HIA is a world-class aviation hub purpose-built to cater to rapidly evolving aviation and passenger needs of the 21st ... Read more »
Views: 117 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 01.16.2014 | Comments (0)

LUGANO/LAUFEN, Switzerland - Wednesday, January 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Ricola AG have chosen BOARD International as their provider for Business Intelligence (BI) and Corporate Performance Management (CPM). Rolf Kohler, Ricola’s CIO, explains: "We were looking for a solution for BI and our Forecasting and Budgeting Process. There were two main criteria: The new tool had to work with our SAP system and we wanted to be able to enter data directly and in a decentralised way through a webtool. After comparing different vendors, we found that BOARD fulfilled all these criteria in one single solution.”

Worldwide Sales Planning with BOARD in a second step

The project is supported by BOARD’s partner Acons Business Consulting from Zurich. The first phase, which has already started, focuses on Business Intelligence and Dashboarding for sales. From 2014 onwards, the sales intelligence will be integrated into the international Forecasting and Budgeting process. ... Read more »
Views: 106 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2014

-Toshiba to take 60% share in NuGen Moorside Project in the UK -

TOKYO - Wednesday, January 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has reached agreements with GDF SUEZ of France and Iberdrola of Spain to take a 60% stake in NuGeneration Limited, the UK-based nuclear energy company which plans to develop nuclear power plants at the Moorside site in West Cumbria, Northwest England.

As the majority owner of NuGen, Toshiba, in collaboration with its group company, Westinghouse Electric Company, intends to move forward with the construction of three AP1000 nuclear reactors on the Moorside site, in partnership with GDF SUEZ, a leading European nuclear operator.

Under an agreement with Iberdrola dated 21st December 2013, Toshiba will purchase all of Iberdrola’s indirect 50% holding in the project. Under a separate agreement reached in January 2014 with GDF SUEZ, Toshiba will purchase a further 10% holding i ... Read more »
Views: 67 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2014 | Comments (0)

Quintiles’ Trusted Cloud Services Model Recognized in CSO40

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Wednesday, January 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quintiles announced today that it has been named to the 2014 CSO40 by IDG's CSO magazine for the second year in a row, recognizing its "Trusted Cloud Services Model” which extends internal security controls to cloud service providers.

The CSO40 Awards recognize 40 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership. They are scored according to a uniform set of criteria by a panel of judges that includes security leaders, industry experts and academics.

The Trusted Cloud Services Model

Quintiles’ Trusted Cloud Services Model was developed as a means of extending internal security controls to cloud service providers. Operating in a highly regulated industry, Quintiles cloud service providers are subject to the same level of security assu ... Read more »
Views: 86 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.16.2014