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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, February 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Airports demonstrated its support for global cancer awareness today by unveiling the world’s largest cancer awareness ribbon on an air traffic control tower at Dubai International as part of a major global campaign under the theme "Early Detection Saves Lives!” The massive ribbon, made in 24 colours to represent all types of cancer – measures 128 feet in length and 60 feet across, and spans nearly the entire height of the ATC tower. Launched under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports, the campaign will offer airport employees free check-ups at facilities set up by Dubai’s Saudi German Hospital and International Modern hospital at Terminals 1 and 3.

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A selection of images of the campaign and the cancer awareness ribbon at Dubai International is available for download on our image library ... Read more »
Views: 86 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.16.2014

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Saturday, February 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported today results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013. For the fourth quarter of 2013, excluding certain items, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share of $0.36 and adjusted operating income of $70 million. For the fourth quarter of 2013, reported earnings per share were $0.27 and reported operating income was $65 million. A reconciliation of adjusted earnings per share to reported earnings per share and adjusted operating income to reported operating income is included on page 4 of this press release.

Highlights

    Strong fourth quarter operating performance in all three segments
    Near record high volume in aerial transmission cable shipments in North America and Brazil for the fourth quarter of 2013 and the full year
    Submarine turnkey project business stabiliza ... Read more »
Views: 96 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.16.2014 | Comments (0)

HONG KONG - Saturday, February 15th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Strong execution, innovative products and PC Plus growth drive another record setting quarter

    Record 32.6 million total units shipped, nearly 5 devices per second
    Continued to expand lead as number one PC maker with 18.5% market share
    New PC Plus products excite consumers and drive growth
    US$10.8 billion in revenue; passing US$10 billion milestone for first time ever
    Records of US$321 million in pre-tax income and US$265 million in earnings
    Basic EPS of 2.56 US cents, or 19.85 HK cents
    Net cash reserves of US$ 3.4 billion (as of December 31, 2013)

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo Group today announced record results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2013, driven by strong global execution, an innovative product portfolio and an increasing mix of PC Plus rev ... Read more »
Views: 94 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.16.2014

FRANKFURT, Germany - Friday, February 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- J.P. Morgan today announced changes to strengthen and reshape its leadership team across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Martin Wiesmann will become the Senior Country Officer (SCO) of Germany with responsibility for all operations across all lines of business in the country, effective immediately. With more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, Wiesmann has worked on a large number of M&A and capital market transactions in the transport, industrials and financial institutions sectors, and has gained broad expertise in the area of privatization. Wiesmann has been head of Investment Banking in Germany and Austria since August 2012. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2007, he worked for 12 years in the Investment Banking division of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt.

Pascal Ravery will become Chairman of the Swiss Management Committee in addition to his current role as a Vice C ... Read more »
Views: 111 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.16.2014

Leading producer of motor vehicle license plates and registration systems to showcase its wares at the "Intertraffic 2014" exhibition

SIEGEN, Germany - Friday, February 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- German company Erich Utsch AG, global leader in motor vehicle license plates and registration systems, will again have its own stand at the Intertraffic international Trade Fair in Amsterdam (March 25 - 28, 2014, Hall 1, Stand 01.408). The core of the exhibition will be the live demonstration of its fully integrated system applications for vehicle registration and identification.

The number of motor vehicles is on the rise, as are vehicle-related crimes. Theft, hit-and-runs and similar crimes are ever more frequent. False registrations and illegal vehicles encourage insurance cheats and yield lower tax revenues. The rapid detection and secure identification of vehicles and owners is thus all-important. Utsch, world market l ... Read more »
Views: 95 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.16.2014 | Comments (0)