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PARIS - Tuesday, August 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    Adjusted revenues up +11.9% to €1,459.7 million
    Adjusted organic revenues up +2.9%, with a moderate Q2 (+2.0%)
    Adjusted operating margin of €285.7 million, up +11.3%
    Adjusted EBIT, before impairment charge, of €134.6 million, up +8.2%
    Net income Group share, before impairment charge, of €78.6 million, up 6.4%
    Adjusted free cash flow of €109.2 million, up +7.8%
    Organic growth of adjusted revenues in Q3 expected to be in line with our H1 performance

JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, announced today its 2015 half year financial results.

Following the adoption of IFRS 11 from 1st January, 2014, the operating data presented below is adjusted to include our prorata share in ... Read more »

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Company will provide full training of Zambian engineers, technicians and contractors for on-site installations

PARSIPPANY, N.J. - Friday, August 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, today announced that it anticipates beginning work in late 2015 on a 144-bridge infrastructure project in partnership with the Road Development Agency of the Republic of Zambia. The work will be carried out exclusively by Zambian engineers, technicians and contractors, who will be trained in the field by Acrow on the assembly and installation of the bridges.

Headquartered just outside New York City, Acrow Bridge specializes in the design, manufacture and supply of prefabricated modular steel bridges. A world leader in the industry for over 60 years, Acrow has provided bridging solutions to over 80 countries across the globe, including more than 20 in Africa.

“Bridging is an important inf ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, August 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, recently decorated two officers with new ranks as per the Ministerial Decree No. 396 of 2015. The officers, Major Mohamed Faraj Al Shamesi and Major Hamad Salem Al Dir’e, work in the Diwan Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

According to the Secretary General, the promotions are in recognition of the officers’ efforts and dedication to enhance the march of the UAE’s development and to preserve the national gains. He said that the promotions are symbols of the continuous devotion that the higher leadership affords its citizens, and serve as an incentive for the two officers to exert further efforts in the fields of police and security work.

Valuing the officers’ k ... Read more »

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 Addresses importance of EXIM bank financing for infrastructure spending in developing countries like Zambia and Cameroon

PARSIPPANY, N.J. - Friday, August 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Paul Sullivan, Vice President of International Business Development at Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, was one of the business leaders invited to the White House recently to brief President Obama on the vital role that loan guarantees from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) play for American companies like Acrow.

In addressing the importance of EXIM financing for exports by middle market companies, including Acrow, President Obama said: “I’ve just had the opportunity to hear from businesses all across the country to talk about the importance of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. Just understand, what the Export-Import Bank does – and has been doing for 81 years – is to help ... Read more »

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 Winners Receive a Special Invitation to an Exclusive Fishing Trip with President Carter and First Lady Rosalynn

IRVINE, Calif. - Wednesday, August 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced the winners of the top three healthcare institutions that demonstrated the most lives saved through their commitments to ZERO preventable deaths by 2020. One representative with a guest from each of these organizations will join former President Carter and First Lady Rosalynn for a private fishing trip at the Brigadoon Lodge in North Georgia Mountains.

The trip will take place September 18-19, 2015. The winners will also be honored at the fourth-annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, January 22-23, 2016 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa, Dana Point, California.

“We are very proud of Hospital Quality Institute, Intermountain Healthcare, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. ... Read more »

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First vendor-neutral, performance-based cyber certification now available

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - Thursday, August 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A recent study conducted by RSA Conference and ISACA found that nearly 7 in 10 respondents require cybersecurity job candidates to hold a certification. Beginning today, cybersecurity professionals can pursue the CSX Practitioner (CSXP) certification, the first-ever vendor-neutral, performance-based certification for cybersecurity professionals.

To earn CSXP, candidates must pass an exam in an adaptive, performance-based cyber laboratory environment. The exam measures skills and abilities in a virtual setting using real-world cyber security scenarios.

Exam registration is now open, and ISACA is offering a special introductory rate of US $375 for those who take the exam before 1 October and complete a post-exam survey.

“Earning the CSXP demonstrates practically tested abilities in prev ... Read more »

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 New “Phase II” facility expansion will seat 60 new hires to support rapid global growth

LAS VEGAS - Friday, August 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE: SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced the opening of its next phase (Phase II) expansion of the Company’s worldwide headquarters in Las Vegas, and the posting of 60 new jobs to staff this expansion located in the Hughes Center. The new staff positions include roles in finance, IT, legal, marketing, facilities, administration and software engineering, and will support Rimini Street’s rapid global growth.

Founded in Las Vegas in 2005, Rimini Street now has more than 600 employees ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan. - Friday, August 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will start the mass-production of the capacitive-type, highly sensitive, multi-touch capable automotive curved touch panel at the end of September 2015. The panels can enhance the design flexibility of vehicle cockpits and the operability of the panels of car navigation systems and, in addition, are suitable for the screens of many different products including display audio systems.

This touch panel has the following advantages:

    The curved touch panel in which a plastic cover panel and highly sensitive film sensors are integrated can enhance the design flexibility of vehicle cockpits. - The capability of accommodating openings in which input switches can be easily mounted will contribute to the simplification of the customer's design.
    The highly sensitive film sensors allow for operations while w ... Read more »

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 Merger Will Create the World’s Largest Independent Coca-Cola Bottler Based on Net Revenues

ATLANTA & MADRID - Thursday, August 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: CCE) (Euronext Paris: CCE):

    Combines bottling operations of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG into a new Western European bottler, serving over 300 million consumers across 13 countries
    Combined company pro forma 2015 expected annual net revenues of approximately $12.6 billion and EBITDA of $2.1 billion
    Enhances the Coca-Cola system to more effectively compete and drive growth across developed European markets with a world-class production, sales and distribution platform
    Coca-Cola European Partners is expected to realize annual run-rate pre-tax synergies of approximately $350-375 million within thr ... Read more »

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BANDUNG, Indonesia. - Thursday, August 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation announced the installation of the self-developed "Power Supply Container", a stand-alone photovoltaic power package, at the National Elementary School Malabar 04 in the village of Banjarsari, Bandung District, West Java Province, Indonesia, in order to improve the educational environment in this mountainous region. On July 30, 2015, a handover ceremony was held jointly with FEDUs, an Indonesian NGO and a project partner. Approximately 350 individuals including the Bandung Governor Dadang, Counselor Takonai from the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia, and the school's teachers and students were invited to the ceremony.

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The village of Banjarsari, located at an altitude of approximately 1,500m above sea level, was once electrified by the power company. However, the National Elementary School Mal ... Read more »

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