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“8000 Series” designed for easier handling and installation

MANCHESTER, England - Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Metrosil, the world leader in silicon carbide non-linear resistors (called varistors) today announced the launch of its new range of De-Excitation Units - the “Metrosil 8000 Series”, designed to protect large electrical generators. The all-new 8000 Series (protected by Registered Design) has been developed around an improved ergonomic structure, an industry first, providing not only protection for the varistor discs, but also simplifying the installation of the units. Another unique feature is the inclusion of a high energy test certificate with every 8000 Series unit, providing proof that the varistors perform as required. De-Excitation varistors protect electricity generating equipment (for example in hydropower and nuclear installations) from the damaging effects of powerful high energy surges.

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Two individuals are riding a motorbike in a way that violates the traffic law and safety requirements. The way the two individuals are riding the bike poses a threat to their lives and to the lives of others.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 28th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety systems in the United Arab Emirates.

In line with our ongoing effort to highlight the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols’ cameras, we will continue to provide you with a reality photo and caption that reflect the various behaviors and incidents taking place in the community. This will promote security awareness and improve the community’s sense of security and responsibility. We hope that you will kindly dedicate the appropriate space to these photos a ... Read more »

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Two individuals are riding a motorbike in a way that violates the traffic law and safety requirements. The way the two individuals are riding the bike poses a threat to their lives and to the lives of others.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 28th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department extends its warmest greetings and thanks for your unrelenting cooperation. We highly value your partnership aimed at boosting security and safety systems in the United Arab Emirates.

In line with our ongoing effort to highlight the positive and negative behaviors that are captured by the Security Media patrols’ cameras, we will continue to provide you with a reality photo and caption that reflect the various behaviors and incidents taking place in the community. This will promote security awareness and improve the community’s sense of security and responsibility. We hope that you will kindly dedicate the appropriate space to these photos a ... Read more »

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In conjunction with the World Civil Defense Day

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior inaugurated on Tuesday morning, the Civil Defense and Modern Media Conference. The conference is organized by the Civil Defense General Directorate at the Ministry of Interior in Abu Dhabi, and coincides with the World Civil Defense Day.

Major General Jassem Muhammad Al Marzouqui, Civil Defense General Commander-in-chief said: “The conference discussed the basic role of civil defense and civil protection organizations in handling catastrophes and their outcomes, as well as the latest developments win this regard.” He added that the conference is an opportunity to revitalize and renew educational campaigns and preventive instructions about fires and other risks.

Major General Al Marzouqui indicated that the Civil Defense sector h ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Khalifa Al Khaiaili, Deputy Director of the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, stressed the need to avoid driving vehicles without a license under any circumstances. He called upon families to contribute to the efforts exerted to prevent traffic accidents, by forbidding their children from driving vehicles illegally.

These remarks were made by Brigadier Al Khaiaili ahead of the 32nd GCC Traffic Week that is organized under the slogan “Your Choice Determines Your Destiny.” He stressed the need to abide by the traffic law and refrain from over speeding, and highlighted the importance of cooperation amongst community members to prevent accidents. He said: “The Traffic Week aims at enhancing existing awareness efforts; and represents an opportunity to remind people of the importance of observing traffic laws to preserve lives and properties.”

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- New Global Headquarters Dedicated to Rare Disease Patient Community -

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Tuesday, March 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALXN) joins the worldwide rare disease community in honoring the ninth annual international Rare Disease Day. Rare Disease Day takes place the last day of February each year and is dedicated to raising awareness of rare diseases and their impact on patients and families. Alexion employees will participate in events around the globe to help raise awareness of rare diseases as a critical global health issue requiring ongoing research, public policy, disease education and new treatments.

This year’s global theme, “Patient Voice,” highlights the need for greater understanding of the experiences of rare disease patients and calls attention to the unique challenges faced by this community. Alexion supports the key objectives of Rare Disease Day 2016 through its miss ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, February 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    International survey provides unique insights into the emotional truths of living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
    Worry and fear are the most common emotions experienced when diagnosed with IPF
    Patient support groups make people with IPF feel less isolated and provide access to important information

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An international survey of over 500 people living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in more than 20 countries worldwide reveals the real-life emotions faced by those with the devastating disease.1 IPF affects approximately 3 million people worldwide,2,3 yet the reality of the condition remains little understood. The results are launched on Rare Disease Day 2016 to coincide with this year’s theme ‘Patient Voice’, recognising the crucial role that patients play in voicing their needs.

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ELLIOTT’S FURTHER PERSPECTIVES AND CALL TO ACTION

HONG KONG - Monday, February 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Elliott today published a new open letter to shareholders in response to the recent defence letter from the BEA Chairman and CEO. Elliott calls on the BEA board to allow the market to freely assess the real value of BEA, by immediately:

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160229005781/en/

    releasing BEA’s two largest shareholders from all remaining contractual restrictions operated by the BEA board, which prevent either of those shareholders from freely selling or buying BEA shares; and
    beginning an auction process for BEA since there is no real prospect of BEA’s current executive management team generating proper shareholder value by continuing to run the business.

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, February 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    In LUX-Lung 8 trial, Giotrif® (afatinib) significantly improved overall survival and progression-free survival compared to Tarceva® (erlotinib) in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung whose tumours progressed on or after platinum-based chemotherapy1
    If approved by the European Commission, afatinib will provide an important new oral treatment option for patients with this difficult-to-treat lung cancer
    Afatinib is already approved in more than 60 countries for the treatment of patients with EGFR mutated non-small cell lung cancer*

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a positive opinion for the approval of Giotrif® (afatinib) for the treatment of patients with advanced squamous cell carcinom ... Read more »

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BEIJING - Tuesday, March 1st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 6th International Offshore Engineering Technology & Equipment Exhibition (China Maritime 2016) will be held at Beijing New International Exhibition Center on March 29-31, 2016, simultaneously with the 16th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (cippe 2016). CM 2016 will be jointly organized by China Association of National Shipbuilding Industry, China Association of Oceanic Engineering, China Classification Society, Chinese Society of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, China Shipowners’ Association and Beijing Zhenwei Exhibition Co., Ltd.

CM 2016 will gather 16 national delegations from Germany, US, France, UK, Korea, Norway, Italy, Russia, Finland, Denmark and Spain. Exhibitors will include China Classification Society, DNV and BV, as well as state-owned Chinese companies including CNPC, Sinopec, CNOOC, CSIC and CSSC, private Chines ... Read more »

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