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Furnmart Limited (FURNMA.bw) HY2013 Interim Report

first_imgFurnmart Limited (FURNMA.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about Furnmart Limited (FURNMA.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Furnmart Limited (FURNMA.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Furnmart Limited (FURNMA.bw)  2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileFurnmart Limited markets furniture and electrical appliances for the domestic market through an international network of retail outlets in Botswana, South Africa, Namibia and Zambia. The company also offers a range of smart credit services. Furnmart retail outlets offer a wide range of home products that includes kitchen appliances such as fridges, freezers, washing machines and microwaves; bedroom products which include bed bases and mattresses, and bedroom furniture, rugs, carpets and curtains; and stylish furniture for the lounge and dining room which includes couches, dining room tables and chairs, and quality carpets and curtains.last_img read more

Give & Gain Day 2016 seeks projects & volunteers

Give & Gain Day 2016 seeks projects & volunteers  165 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2  164 total views,  1 views today Melanie May | 21 January 2016 | News Tagged with: corporate Events Volunteering AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 More than 30,000 people worldwide are expected to volunteer for this year’s Give & Gain Day, which is now open for registration by both volunteering businesses and community organisations seeking helpers.Run by the charity Business in the Community (BITC), the global day of employee volunteering takes place on 20th May this year and is now in its ninth year. It will see thousands of people from companies volunteering in community organisations, social enterprises, and schools.Last year’s event was the biggest to date. 31,522 employees took part globally: an increase of 16% from 2014, across 36 countries, and supporting 554 community organisations. In the UK alone, businesses donated time worth £2.37 million in 2015, with 18,930 volunteers.Stephen Howard, chief executive of Business in the Community, said:“Give & Gain Day is all about celebrating what can be achieved in communities through the power of volunteers – but it’s more than just a day and we urge businesses that take part to use it as a springboard into deeper long term engagement in communities across the UK all year round.”Interested parties can register on the BITC site. Businesses can ask for a project to volunteer on, or can organise their own activities and register them via the site, and community groups and schools can also apply for volunteers on the site. Advertisement About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. read more

New Study Says RFS Reduced GHG by Nearly One Billion Tons

first_img SHARE Biofuels have reduced carbon emissions by almost one billion metric tons, according to a new study for the Renewable Fuels Association. The research by Life Cycle Associates shows a 980-million metric ton cut in carbon-based greenhouse gas emissions from 2008 to last year.Renewable Fuels Association chief Geoff Cooper says the Renewable Fuel Standard has exceeded original expectations partly due to a better ethanol production process and partly due to improvements in farming.“Yes, there is fossil energy used in planting and harvesting a corn crop or any other biomass that might be used for power generation, but those emissions are far less when you total them up, than what is associated with natural gas and certainly, far less than what you’d see with coal,” Cooper said.The latest study found corn ethanol had larger greenhouse gas reductions than the Environmental Protection Agency’s forecast, gasoline and diesel were more polluting than expected, and biodiesel and renewable diesel were less so.The bottom line is the carbon intensity of corn ethanol is now 45 percent less than that of gasoline and 20 percent better than before the study period. That’s a strong argument for using more ethanol.“We think that renewable fuels like ethanol should play a significant role in the U.S. commitment to achieving carbon reductions. So, we do think there’s an opportunity,” Cooper added. “We think there’s definitely a role for low-carbon renewable fuels to play in any of these policy objectives moving forward.”Ethanol groups are ramping up their push for corn ethanol and other biofuels as the Biden Administration pushes efforts to convert public and private vehicles to renewables.Source: NAFB News Service By Andy Eubank – Feb 16, 2021 Home Indiana Agriculture News New Study Says RFS Reduced GHG by Nearly One Billion Tons SHARE New Study Says RFS Reduced GHG by Nearly One Billion Tons Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleHAT Market Analysis for 2/16/21 with Arlan Suderman of StoneXNext articleCorn Exports Up Significantly From Last Year Andy Eubanklast_img read more

Guest Opinion | Councilmember John Kennedy: “We Need an Expedited, Yet Thorough, Investigation in McClain Shooting”

first_img More Cool Stuff 120 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News HerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFollow This Summer Most Popular Celeb Beauty TrendHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou’ll Want To Get Married Twice Or Even More Just To Put Them OnHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHow To Lose Weight & Burn Fat While You SleepHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Subscribe August 20, 2020Dear Pasadena,I have viewed what videos and photographs that were shared with me by City Manager Steve Mermell of the Offìcer-Involved Shooting of Mr. Anthony McClain that took place on Saturday, 15 August. Mr. McClain’s death is tragic.Some may seek to demean Mr. McClain to dehumanize his existence. But the fair-minded will acknowledge Mr. McClain’s humanity and deep connections to Pasadena. Mr. McClain literally may have hundreds of relatives in The Greater Pasadena Area. Mr. McClain leaves behind 2 young children. I have spoken to Mr. McClain’s 89-year-old grandmother and his stepmother. Quite naturally, both are upset and desire a comprehensive investigation of what happened. I provide my heartfelt condolences to Mr. Anthony McClain’s Family.The facts surrounding the shooting are unfortunate and extremely troubling to me. There are many unanswered questions and the shooting, policies of the police department, body-worn cameras, and training of our police personnel must undergo thorough and impartial examination.I do not have all of the facts at this point. However, please know that I urged Police Chief John Perez and City Manager Steve Mermell to release and publish prominently, with all deliberate speed, all audio and video of the incident in the possession of the Pasadena Police Department.The Pasadena Police Department will investigate the officer-involved shooting and facts that pertain to the shooting to determine if the shooting was within or outside of policy. The District Attorney’s office will decide whether the actions of the officer involved in the shooting were justified or not. The District Attorney’s office is the only agency tasked with making such a determination on criminal charges, unless the Federal Bureau of Investigation has an active role in investigating the matter.City Manager Steve Mermell will engage outside professionals to review the findings of the Pasadena Police Department concerning the incident and will make the report public.The investigations of the officer-involved shooting have already begun. They will take time and I am requesting that the processes be expedited, but thorough.It remains my hope that the City Council will, without delay, swiftly adopt meaningful and real community oversight of the Pasadena Police Department.Respectfully yours,John J. Kennedy, Chair (Speaking for myself.) Public Safety Committee100 North Garfield Avenue, Room S228 • Pasadena, California 91101 (626) 744-4738 • Fax (626) 744-3814 [email protected]cityofpasadena.netGot something to say, email Managing Editor André Coleman, at [email protected] Make a comment Opinion & Columnists Guest Opinion | Councilmember John Kennedy: “We Need an Expedited, Yet Thorough, Investigation in McClain Shooting” Published on Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 2:48 pmcenter_img Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy last_img read more

New water connections to eliminate leakage

first_imgLinkedin Print Twitter WhatsApp OVER 1,900 new water connections are about to be made to Limerick households that previously were serviced by a communal lead supply.Confirming that the works will eliminate poorly performing water mains that had a history of high levels of leakage, Limerick City Council’s senior executive engineer, John O’Shaughnessy, said that due to the age of the network, many of the pipes, which are in poor condition and prone to bursts, leaks and low water pressure, have to be replaced.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Limerick City Council, in association with the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, have engaged contractors, Shareridge Ltd to carry out a Mains Rehabilitation Project within  the city.Pointing out that the project was set up to assist in reducing leakage by identifying and replacing old water mains that have outlived their usefulness, Mr O’Shaughnessy said it is estimated that up to 50 kilometres of the water mains network is over 80 years old.“A budget of €7m has been provided by Central Government through the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and by the city council to be invested over the period 2010 to 2013,” he said.Phase one of the project will involve the replacement of up to seven kilometres of water mains  and will provide approximately 1,900 new individual water connections to households. “It is expected that further packages will be tendered shortly, depending on the approval of the Department of Environment Community and Local Government,” said Mr O’Shaughnessy, who adds:“The Limerick City Water Main Rehabilitation Project demonstrates the commitment of both central and local government to the ongoing conservation of water in the region, which is essential to our sustainable economic and physical development”.It is estimated that the first phase of this project will be completed within nine months. NewsLocal NewsNew water connections to eliminate leakageBy admin – September 13, 2012 695 center_img Facebook Advertisement Email Previous articleSteve Spade will attempt burning at stake escapeNext articleSheehan murder investigation continues adminlast_img read more

‘A Person Under Detention Can’t Be Prevented From Taking Examination’. J&K HC Directs Govt. To Facilitate Appearance Of Detenu In Exam [Read Order]

first_imgNews Updates’A Person Under Detention Can’t Be Prevented From Taking Examination’. J&K HC Directs Govt. To Facilitate Appearance Of Detenu In Exam [Read Order] Sparsh Upadhyay23 Sep 2020 3:35 AMShare This – xJammu & Kashmir High Court on Monday (21st September) directed the government to make arrangements for a detenu (Omer Akbar Mir) to appear in Class-12th examination commencing from September 22.The Single Bench of Justice Sanjay Dhar observed,”a person under detention cannot be prevented from taking the examination, unless there are pressing circumstances, which may even involve the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginJammu & Kashmir High Court on Monday (21st September) directed the government to make arrangements for a detenu (Omer Akbar Mir) to appear in Class-12th examination commencing from September 22.The Single Bench of Justice Sanjay Dhar observed,”a person under detention cannot be prevented from taking the examination, unless there are pressing circumstances, which may even involve the security of the detenu itself.”Notably, an application seeking a direction for shifting of detenu from District Jail, Bhaderwah to District Jail Baramulla or Central Jail, Srinagar was filed before the Jammu & Kashmir High Court.The application was filed before the Court so as to enable the detenu Omer Akbar Mir, to take Class 12th Examination commencing from 22nd of September, 2020.It was submitted by the Counsel for the Petitioner that in case the petitioner is not permitted to appear in the examination, he would lose one year of his career.Upon verification, the counsel for the respondents also certified that the examination of the detenu is going to take place from 22nd of September, 2020.The Court while allowing the application of the Detenu, directed,”The respondents are directed to make requisite arrangements to facilitate the appearance of the detenu in examination scheduled from 22nd of September, 2020.”Case Details:Case Title: Omer Akbar Mir v. UT of J&K & Ors.Case No.: CM No.561/2020 in WP(Crl) No.617/2019Quorum: Justice Sanjay DharAppearance: Advocate B. A. Tak (For the Petitioner);: Dy. AG. Asif Maqbool (For the Respondents)Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

Major concern in Twin Towns over by-pass proposals

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous article46 people awaiting beds at LUHNext article13 Garda recruits due in Donegal reassigned to Galway News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterest Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Facebookcenter_img By News Highland – November 22, 2018 Major concern in Twin Towns over by-pass proposals Twitter The Ballybofey & Stranorlar Chamber of Commerce has expressed shock and concern at the financial impact that the proposed Sligo to Letterkenny TEN-T route corridor will have on the Twin Towns.The Chamber has calculated that the proposed TEN-T route corridor will result in lost revenues of approx. €10m per annum and that this will result in the loss of up to 200 jobs locally. It will also have a knock on impact for many local service providers.In a statement the spokesperson for the Chamber, Mr Charlie Ferry, commented that “the Chamber is appalled that no consideration has been given to connecting Ballybofey & Stranorlar to the proposed TEN-T route. The lack of a proper connecting route into the towns has the potential to destroy the Twin Towns”.“We have consulted widely with our members – all of them are expecting a significant drop in turnover with those in the Hospitality sector expecting a drop of up to 25% if the TEN-T route corridor proceeds as planned. Ballybofey and Stranorlar are effectively service towns – shops, hotels and other catering outlets. These are all highly dependent on passing trade and cross border trade. The Hospitality sector provides 30% of the jobs in the Twin Towns whereas the figure nationally is 10%. Many of the 34 businesses operating in this sector in the Twin Towns are of the view that they will be forced to shut down if the route corridor proceeds as planned. Many permanent jobs will be lost and part time and seasonal employment will be seriously impacted. Reduced spending by businesses will have an impact across the whole community – service providers such as tradesmen, cleaners, professional services and others will be directly impacted. We believe that the impact of a Hard Brexit will be nothing compared to the impact that the proposed TEN-T route corridor will have. If it goes ahead as planned it will turn Ballybofey and Stranorlar into Ghost Towns similar to what you would see in Mid-West America”.Mr Ferry added that “it is normal that consideration would be given to towns that are being bypassed so that the impact of the bypass would be minimised. Bypassed towns are generally visible from the bypass and connecting routes are provided from the heart of the bypass to the towns so that the towns are easily accessible. The most shocking sign of the total lack of consideration for the Twin Towns is there isn’t one new access road being built which would link the TEN-T route corridor with the heart of the towns. It is the minimum that anyone would expect. Instead, we are being told that access to the towns will be via the existing routes which are not fit for purpose and will not be or cant be upgraded”.According to Mr Ferry “members of the Chamber fully recognise that a route corridor or bypass has the potential to be a good thing for the towns. It could take heavy lorries and non-stopping traffic away from the towns and free up the roads for people who work, shop and do business here. However, the proposed TEN-T route corridor will only divert a fraction of the heavy traffic away from the Twin Towns. Worse than that is the fact that there is no access road into Twin Towns from the proposed TEN-T route corridor so passing traffic will soon forget about the Twin Towns”. Mr Ferry added that “motorists won’t come into the Twin Towns if they see a sign post for the town centre of 6KM if they are coming from the Letterkenny direction and 4KM if they are coming from the Donegal Town direction. They will just continue on their journey. If they do decide to take either route into the towns they will still be faced with all the usual traffic congestion as the current proposals are not dealing in any way with the traffic congestion issues that currently exist”.The Chamber is calling on all relevant parties to go back to the drawing board to come up with a traffic management solution that will give proper consideration to the towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar. Homepage BannerNews Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows DL Debate – 24/05/21 Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

Millard Competes at Wasatch XC Invitational Friday

first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailWASATCH MOUNTAIN STATE PARK, Utah-Friday, the Millard Eagles’ cross country squad competed at the Wasatch XC Invitational at Soldier Hollow.In Section 1 of the girls’ varsity 3-mile race, the Eagles were represented by senior Katy Kelly (35th place, 21:47.90), senior Audrey Camp (53rd place, 22:55.70), junior Hannah Koyle (67th place, 23:32.10) and sophomore Kara Camp (75th place, 23:53.80).In Section 1 of the boys varsity mile 3-mile race, Millard was represented by sophomore Camden Moat (20th place, 17:46.80), junior Kaydn Frampton (56th place, 18:44.40) senior Marcor Maxfield (93rd place, 19:43.80) and senior Tyson Schwartz (124th place, 20:40.00).Winners in these events were as follows:Section 1 girls varsity 3-mile: Emma Thornley-Layton, 18:59.90Section 1 boys varsity 3-mile: Michael Moffat-Westlake, 15:35.40Section 2 girls varsity 3-mile: Sarah Galbraith-Springville, 19:00.10Section 2 boys varsity 3-mile: Dalton Mortensen-Bountiful, 15:27.90 Brad James Tags: Wasatch XC September 12, 2020 /Sports News – Local Millard Competes at Wasatch XC Invitational Fridaylast_img read more

Democrat Weinzapfel Leads AG Campaign Funding With $609K

first_imgState Sen. Karen Tallian, the Portage Democrat running against Weinzapfel for the Democratic nod, has $144,159.09 available in her Tallian for Attorney General campaign coffers. Her Senate campaign committee has $7,029.30. Hill’s first announced GOP challenger, Indianapolis attorney John Westercamp, has $38,646.42 available. The other GOP candidate, Adam Krupp — who will soon resign as Indiana revenue commissioner to run for attorney general — has not yet filed campaign finance reports. Democrat Weinzapfel Leads AG Campaign Funding With $609Posted by Indiana LawyersThough Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is outpacing his Republican opponents in available money for the 2020 AG nomination race, a would-be Democratic challenger leads the pack with more than $600,000 on hand.Meanwhile, the incumbent AG has yet to secure a key supporter in his bid to become the Republican nominee. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharecenter_img Krupp officially announced his candidacy Jan. 13, and a spokesperson for his campaign said his statement of organization was filed the same day. His first-quarter campaign finance report is due April 15.None of these candidates will face the voters just yet — they first have to convince their fellow Republicans or Democrats to select them as their respective parties’ nominees for the 2020 attorney general race. The parties will choose their AG candidates at their state conventions this summer.While Weinzapfel has raised about $125,000 from supporters, the bulk of his war chest comes from his own political action committee, which contributed about $487,000 to his AG bid.In an email to Indiana Lawyer, Weinzapfel said he created the Weinzapfel for Indiana PAC after he decided not to seek a third term as Evansville mayor in 2011. He transferred the PAC’s funds to his AG campaign last month.Hill’s largest contribution in 2019 came from Rex Sinquefield, a Republican political activist who donated $25,000 to the AG’s reelection campaign.Hill also has the support of Forrest Lucas, the Indiana businessman and founder of Lucas Oil. Lucas — whose company is the namesake of Lucas Oil Stadium — donated $10,000 to the AG.The Republican attorney general also received $10,000 from C. Boyden Grey, a Washington Lawyer, lobbyist and former official in the George H.W. Bush administration.Additionally, two Indiana law firms are supporting Hill-Lewis & Wilkins LLP, which donated $5,000 to his campaign, and Barnes & Thornburg, which donated $2,500.Westercamp’s campaign has seen significant contributions to Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, the law firm where he practices. The firm’s donations total $10,700.Aside from Bose, Westercamp’s biggest contribution came from Van Smith, a retired Muncie attorney who donated $5,000. He’s also received $2,000 from the Bassler for State Senate committee benefitting Sen. Eric Bassler, a Republican from Washington, Indiana.Though Hill is leading his GOP challengers in fundraising, he has not yet received some key endorsements from within the party. Notably, Indiana Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday declined to say if he would endorse Hill, Westercamp or Krupp for the Republican convention.calling for Hill’s resignation in 2018 when allegations that the AG drunkenly groped four women at a party in March of that year came to light. The governor said Tuesday his position on Hill’s resignation has not changed but added it was “all premature” to say whether he would back one of Hill’s challengers.“I’m going to not interfere with a co-equal branch of government as they do their work,” Holcomb said, referencing the ongoing attorney discipline action against Hill.The Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission has recommended a two-year suspension of Hill’s law license without automatic reinstatement. “I’m just as anxious to see what steps they take before I take my next one.”Aside from his PAC contributions, Weinzapfel’s largest campaign donation came from Bryan Richards, a Newburgh real estate professional who contributed $20,000.Weinzapfel also received $15,000 from John Engelbrecht and $10,000 from John Dunn, both of Evansville.His law firm, Jones Wallace LLC in Evansville, has donated $2,500 to Weinzapfel’s AG campaign. Also, Friends of Ryan Hatfield, benefitting Evansville Democratic Rep. Ryan Hatfield, donated $800.Like Weinzapfel, Tallian’s AG campaign is being partially financed by her other political endeavors. The Tallian for Senate Election Committee contributed a total of $80,000 to her attorney general bid in 2019.Aside from her Senate campaign funds, Tallian’s biggest contribution came from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, which is based in Kansas City and donated $25,000. She also received $15,000 from James McKamey in Portage.Additionally, Tallian’s fellow Statehouse Democrats are supporting her in the race for the Democratic AG nomination. Rep. Ed Delaney donated $1,000, while Rep. Sue Errington gave $1,100.Also, the Visclosky for Congress Committee benefitting retiring Democratic Congressman Pete Visclosky donated $5,000 to Tallian. ­FOOTNOTE: The Associated Press contributed to this report. Indiana campaign finance reports filed after the first of the year show that Hill finished 2019 with $183,659.78 in his campaign war chest. But Jonathan Weinzapfel, a Democrat and former mayor of Evansville, is heading into 2020 with $609,310.24.last_img read more

Helping the homeless in the cold

first_imgDear Editor:I would like to thank Hudson County leadership team: Freeholder O’Dea, Administrator Abe Antun, Director of Division of Correction Ronald Edwards, Director of Health & Humane Services Darice Toon, and Coordinator of the Office of Homeless Services Jonique Mosley for responding to help the chronic homeless persons during the recent cold days to stay at Kearny Warming Center. The Warming Center was operational 24 hours a day and conditions were improved; as a result, the number of people who have been going to the center has increased to over 80 persons per day from an average of 45 persons per day. I also want to thank them for organizing additional pick-up trips from Hoboken and Jersey City during the ‘code blue’ weather alert period. Special thanks to the outreach team who did an excellent job of coordinating, particularly from JSQ Path station.The county hotline for those seeking shelter from the cold is 800-624-0287 Riaz Wahidlast_img read more