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United Docks Ltd (UTDL.mu) 2019 Annual Report

first_imgUnited Docks Ltd (UTDL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Property sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about United Docks Ltd (UTDL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the United Docks Ltd (UTDL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: United Docks Ltd (UTDL.mu)  2019 annual report.Company ProfileUnited Docks Limited is a Mauritian real estate development company that indulges in real estate development, strategic investment, property management, warehousing as well as logistics solutions in the Republic of Mauritius. The company also engages in different segments of real estate which include business parks, office buildings and mixed-use developments. United Docks Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Bamboo House / Vilela Florez

first_img Year:  Houses Architects: Vilela Florez Area Area of this architecture project Brazil Bamboo House / Vilela Florez Projects 2017 Save this picture!© Maira Acayaba+ 42Curated by Pedro Vada Share “COPY” CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•Brazil Area:  180 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Bamboo House / Vilela FlorezSave this projectSaveBamboo House / Vilela Florez Manufacturers: Sherwin-Williams, Central da Telha, JPM Aluminio, Officina Interiores, Pedra Preta, Tadeu Araújo, Tao Bambu, Tidelli “COPY” Save this picture!© Maira AcayabaText description provided by the architects. The clients, a couple who spend most of the year sailing on a sailboat through the Mediterranean islands, ask us to design a house in a condominium near a small village of the northeast of Brazil.Their only conditions were that we should stick to the budget and it should be finished in only 10 months.Save this picture!© Guillermo F. FlorezGiven the limited time granted for design and construction, a simple volume with the rooms is proposed and connected by bridges to an outdoor living area, paved in stone as the traditional Portuguese sidewalks. This living area is protected laterally by two local- stone walls and shaded by a wooden roof.Save this picture!© Guillermo F. FlorezSave this picture!Ground PlansSave this picture!© Guillermo F. FlorezThe program includes, besides the gran outside living area, laundry, kitchen, and three rooms where their sons could stay with their family.The volume of the bedrooms is built in structural masonry of concrete blocks, creating vertical ribs where bamboo sticks panels, arranged as fishbone, are placed in between. The bamboo panels shade the façade, helping the thermal behavior of the building.Save this picture!© Maira AcayabaSave this picture!© Guillermo F. FlorezThe house is oriented towards the prevailing winds which crosses the pool water and the vegetation of the gardens to penetrate the bedrooms, cooling the constant breeze and refreshing the interior from the strong tropical heat.Save this picture!© Maira AcayabaSave this picture!Cross SectionBesides the natural color pallet, spanning from wood, to bamboo and natural stone, the bedroom volume is painted in Mediterranean blue, a color so familiar to the clients from their many boat trips.Save this picture!© Guillermo F. FlorezSave this picture!© Maira AcayabaProject gallerySee allShow lessDOTS / Forrest Frazier + Architecture AFSelected ProjectsLA Startup Raises $30 Million to Reimagine How Millennials Live TodayArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/891089/bamboo-house-vilela-florez Clipboard ArchDaily Photographs:  Maira Acayaba, Guillermo F. Florez Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Mariana Vilela, Daniel F. Flórez ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/891089/bamboo-house-vilela-florez Clipboard Lead Architects: Photographs CopyAbout this officeVilela FlorezOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsBrazilPublished on February 04, 2019Cite: “Bamboo House / Vilela Florez” [Casa Bambu / Vilela Florez] 04 Feb 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsCabinetsFlorenseCabinet – FloAirWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagStair Railing – CELLON®LightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAHigh Speed Hand Dryers – Aerix+BoardsForestOneLaminate – EGGER laminatesAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Metal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightAccolade Wall Light at River Dental OfficeBricksStröherClinker Brick Slips – StiltreuMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Chicory Challenge offers £5,000 prize to a charity

first_img  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Dutch Produce Association has launched a competition with a £5,000 top prize for a charity, school or college, and second and third prizes of £1,000 and £500. To enter you need to submit a new recipe using chicory.Popular in European cuisine, chicory is little known and little used in UK kitchens. Yet is a versatile vegetable which can be used raw in salads or cooked in a wide variety of dishes. The Chicory Challenge aims to draw attention to chicory’s potential and inspire English cooks to create some great new chicory recipes. Advertisement New recipe ideas can be submitted online before midnight on 12 October 2007.The three finalists win an all-expenses paid trip to the Netherlands where they will compete for the top prize. Howard Lake | 21 June 2007 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Chicory Challenge offers £5,000 prize to a charity AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Attacks Continue on Obama RFS Policy

first_imgHome Energy Attacks Continue on Obama RFS Policy Attacks Continue on Obama RFS Policy Facebook Twitter As President Obama prepares to travel to Paris for a global conference on climate change at the end of November, Americans for Energy Security and Innovation is releasing a new ad that highlights his hypocrisy on promoting clean energy. President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is gutting the successful Renewable Fuel Standard that has created jobs and cut our dependence on foreign oil.“Regardless of your position on climate change, it’s clear that President Obama is talking out of both sides of his mouth on renewable energy. Despite his environmental rhetoric, the Obama Administration has tried to gut the Renewable Fuel Standard – the only successful federal law that has effectively promoted clean fuels that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The President’s stunning hypocrisy has undermined his credibility and proven that he cannot be trusted to keep his word and follow through on his promises,” said American for Energy Security and Innovation Chairman and former United States Senator Jim Talent.The ad will run in Washington, DC taxicabs.Click here to watch the video. Facebook Twitter SHARE Previous articleFarm Bureau’s Schneider Receives National RecognitionNext articleAg Groups Opposing Transportation Bill Gary Truitt SHARE By Gary Truitt – Nov 5, 2015 last_img read more

Derry GP launches Assembly election bid

first_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR A Derry GP has declared as an independent candidate in the next Assembly elections.Dr Anne Mc Closkey will contest the Foyle constituency on an anti-austerity ticket.She has been involved in a nuimber of meetings with independent councillors and others from both sides of the border, including Derry and Strabane councillors Gary Donnelly and Paul Gallagher, Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle, Cllr Michael Cholm Mac Gioplla Easbuig and former Donegal Mayor John Campbell, who spoke at her launch event last night.Dr Mc Closkey says she wants to be an independent voice, free from the shackles of party politics…….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/mclsk1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Facebook Homepage BannerNews Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest By admin – October 6, 2015 Facebook WhatsApp Derry GP launches Assembly election bid 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleSuspect in 21 year old Glasgow death arrested in DerryNext articleSeveral fire appliances deployed to combat blaze at industrial unit in Bridgend admin Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

“We Are Not a One Stop Solution For Every Problem In The Country”: Supreme Court Declines Plea Seeking Directions To Hold Bye Elections In Manipur

first_imgTop Stories”We Are Not a One Stop Solution For Every Problem In The Country”: Supreme Court Declines Plea Seeking Directions To Hold Bye Elections In Manipur Srishti Ojha7 April 2021 5:54 AMShare This – xSupreme Court has on Wednesday declined to entertain the plea filed by BJP politician Okram Henry Singh seeking a direction to the Election Commission of India to hold bye elections to the post of MLA of 15-Wangkhei Assembly Manipur.A three-judge Bench of CJI Bobde, Justice Bopanna and Justice Ramasubramanian has granted Singh the liberty to withdraw the plea and approach the High Court. …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?LoginSupreme Court has on Wednesday declined to entertain the plea filed by BJP politician Okram Henry Singh seeking a direction to the Election Commission of India to hold bye elections to the post of MLA of 15-Wangkhei Assembly Manipur.A three-judge Bench of CJI Bobde, Justice Bopanna and Justice Ramasubramanian has granted Singh the liberty to withdraw the plea and approach the High Court. The present plea sought that the elections be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Section 151 A of the Representation of Peoples Act, 1951.The petitioner was represented by Senior Advocates Mukul Rohatgi and Vinay Navare and Advocates Anish R Shah and Abdulrahiman Tamboli before the top Court.During the hearing, the Bench inquired if the plea has become infructuous. Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi appearing on behalf of the petitioner responded by stating that, they have one prayer which survives. He added that the elections have to be held in 6 months, unless it is not physically possible to hold elections.”More than 6 months have lapsed, why isn’t the Election Commission not holding elections, so I can contest again” Rohatgi remarked. The Bench then asked the petitioner to approach the High Court instead.”We are not a one stop solution for every problem in the country.” CJI remarked. “One stop shop as we say” Rohatgi responded.Singh through the present plea, sought a relaxation of the 6 months conditions mentioned in Article 164 (4) from continuing as a Minister, in view of the situation arising out of the global Covid-19 pandemic.The plea stated that Singh was elected as a Member of Legislative assembly from the 15-Wangkhei Assembly Constituency, Manipur by a considerable margin of votes, and his term was originally from March, 2017 to March, 2022. At the time of getting elected, he belonged to the Indian National Congress Party (INC) but due to some ideological differences, the he resigned as MLA of Congress and joined another political party in August, 2020.The petitioner has argued that in the case of the said causal vacancy having arisen, the Election Commission is under an obligation to conduct bye-election within a period of 6 months.The petunia has further stated t that he was appointed as a Cabinet Minister in the State on 24th September 2020 , and therefore he cannot continue as a Minister beyond 6 months from the said date, since he is not a Member of the Legislature of the State. The situation has arisen due to Election Commission’s failure in fulfilling its obligation to conduct bye-elections within 6 months of 11.08.2020.According to the petitioner, the ElectionCommission of India is not conducting the bye-elections in view of the fact that the Election Petition challenging Petitioner’s election is pending before the Manipur High Court. However, the pleadings there are complete and despite a mandatory provision to complete trial of the election period within a period of 6 months, it’s been pending for the past 4 years. The Petitioner also submitted that Section 151 A is mandatory in character, which mandates the Election Commission of India to hold and conduct bye-elections within a period of 6 months from arising of causal vacancy. Since the Election Commission hasn’t conducted the election, the petitioner is likely to lose his membership.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

A hurricane-devastated community is coming together for Thanksgiving

first_imgABC News(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — A little over a month after Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as one of the strongest storms in U.S. history, members of one of the hardest-hit communities are coming together to create a Thanksgiving feast for all.The storm virtually wiped out the coastal community of Panama City, leaving thousands homeless and nearly destroying local schools — many of which were only able to re-open last week, a full month after the storm.Do You Know Someone Who Deserves the ‘GMA’ Spotlight? Tell T.J.! Submit a photo or video telling us why your someone is so spectacular here.Jinks Middle School, once a community gathering place, was so badly damaged that one student said it looked like what you see in the movies.“I haven’t seen this much damage in my entire life,” middle schooler Ella Daube told “Good Morning America.” “You see it in movies. You see it in TV shows. But when it actually happens, it’s terrifying.”Jinks Middle School Principal Britt Smith told “GMA” that the school gym had been completely decimated in the storm.“It would be the type place where we would have 575, if not more, people that would come together to watch not only athletic events, but also graduations,” Smith said. “So a big part of our community has been taken away by the storm, that got the walls blown out as a result of Hurricane Michael.”Residents are slowly picking up the pieces, and as a way to show their community’s resiliency, the Bay School District hosted a Thanksgiving dinner event for members of the community.Greg Bailie, the Bay High School culinary director, told “GMA” he is leading the charge as a way to set an example for his students.“We lost everything,” he said. “As hard as it may have been — you still gotta roll your sleeves up. And you gotta fight every day.“No matter what you went through, somebody else is worse off,” he added. “And you got to help them.”The event, which was held Tuesday night, was attended by hundreds of members of the community, one of them saying many people in the community are still in “survival mode.”“You don’t even think about the fact that it’s a national holiday,” one person who attended the event told “GMA.” “We would normally be preparing to have dinner with our families; we’re still in survival mode.”Another attendee told “GMA” that her family has only been eating canned goods because they don’t have a way to cook in the motel room where they are staying.When the folks at Nestle heard about the plans for a massive community Thanksgiving meal, they rallied their teams into action, and sent truckloads of ingredients.Some of those ingredients were 1,300 pounds of canned pumpkins, 35,000 cups of coffee, enough gravy base to make 84 gallons of gravy and enough corn pudding and green bean casserole mix for 5,000 people, to name a few.Plus, Nestle surprised Smith and Bailie with even bigger news on “GMA” Wednesday: The company donated $20,000 to help rebuild the school in the aftermath of the hurricane.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Volcanic time-markers for Marine Isotopic Stages 6 and 5 in Southern Ocean sediments and Antarctic ice cores: implications for tephra correlations between palaeoclimatic records

first_imgThree megascopic and disseminated tephra layers (which we refer to as layers A, B, and C) occur in late Quaternary glaciomarine sediments deposited on the West Antarctic continental margin. The stratigraphical positions of the distal tephra layers in 28 of the 32 studied sediment cores suggest their deposition during latest Marine Isotopic Stage (MIS) 6 and MIS 5. One prominent tephra layer (layer B), which was deposited subsequent to the penultimate deglaciation (Termination II), is present in almost all of the cores. Geochemical analyses carried out on the glass shards of the layers reveal a uniform trachytic composition and indicate Marie Byrd Land (MBL), West Antarctica, as the common volcanic source. The geochemical composition of the marine tephra is compared to that of ash layers of similar age described from Mount Moulton and Mount Takahe in MBL and from ice cores drilled at Dome Fuji, Vostok and EPICA Dome C in East Antarctica. The three tephra layers in the marine sediments are chemically indistinguishable. Also five englacial ash layers from Mt. Moulton, which originated from highly explosive Plinian eruptions of the Mt. Berlin volcano in MBL between 142 and 92 ka ago, are chemically very similar, as are two tephra layers erupted from Mt. Takahe at ca 102 ka and ca 93 ka. Statistical analysis of the chemical composition of the glass shards indicates that the youngest tephra (layer A) in the marine cores matches the ash layer that erupted from Mt. Berlin at 92 ka, which was previously correlated with tephra layers in the EPICA Dome C and the Dome Fuji ice cores. A tephra erupted from Mt. Berlin at 136 ka seems to correspond to a tephra layer deposited at 1733 m in the EPICA Dome C ice core. Additionally, the oldest tephra (layer C) in the marine sediments resembles an ash layer deposited at Vostok around 142 ka, but statistical evidence for the validity of this correlation is inconclusive. Although our results underscore the potential of tephrostratigraphy for correlating terrestrial and marine palaeoclimate archives, our study also reveals limitations of this technique, which may result in the miscorrelation of tephra. Such pitfalls comprise failure to recognise the occurrence of various tephra layers in marine sediment cores, ‘swamping’ of records with chemically indistinguishable tephra from a single volcanic source, and exclusive use of ‘geochemical fingerprinting’ for correlating ash layers.last_img read more

10 People Hospitalized After Multi-Car Crash On Twin Bridges

first_img10 People Hospitalized After Multi-Car Crash On Twin BridgesSEPTEMBER 15TH, 2018 AMANDA PORTER KENTUCKY Seven adults and three children are recovering after multiple cars crashed on the twin bridges in Henderson Friday.The accident happened in the northbound lane at approximately 6:19 p.m.Reports of a person pushing a car on the bridge and a multi-car crash prompted a response from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office.Four cars were involved in the accident.Police believe a stalled car on the bridge caused traffic to slow which could have caused a chain reaction car accident.There is no word on the extent of injuries, but ten passengers were sent to area hospitals. TwitterFacebookcenter_img CommentsFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

“Top Dog” Erik Estrada Leads Basset Hound Brigade in Ocean City’s Doo Dah Parade

first_imgBy Donald WittkowskiWas this a mass protest against Ocean City’s “No dogs on the Boardwalk” edict?Hundreds of basset hounds in all their squat-legged, droopy eyed glory took over the Boardwalk on Saturday afternoon much to the amusement of thousands of spectators.At the head of the basset hound brigade was the self-proclaimed “top dog,” none other than Erik Estrada, who gained fame in the 1970s and ’80s playing Frank “Ponch” Poncharello in the TV police drama “CHiPS.”Estrada and about 500 basset hounds were joined by a cast of colorful characters, marching bands and clownish miniature cars in Ocean City’s 33rd annual Doo Dah Parade, a wacky procession that celebrates the end of income tax time and the start of the beach resort’s tourism season.Kathy Frisch, of Lehighton, Pa., hugs her 12-year-old basset hound Miss Bella, who was resplendent in a purple bonnet for the parade.As grand marshal, Estrada led the parade as it unfolded along Asbury Avenue through the downtown shopping district before making its way up on the Boardwalk for its comical climax. The “Pie-asco,” which encourages parade-goers to smoosh a friend or family member in the face with a shaving-cream pie, served as the finale in front of the Music Pier.Flashing his gleaming, Hollywood smile, the 69-year-old Estrada was serenaded with shouts of “We love you” and “You look so handsome” from the adoring crowds while he rode down the Boardwalk in a classic Chevrolet Super Sport convertible.Spectators rushed up to him for hugs, handshakes and photos. Ocean City residents Jill Nuss and Donna Strandwitz, who are friends and neighbors, got Estrada to pose with them for a few pictures.“I felt like I was a teenager again,” Nuss gushed about meeting Estrada.Parade Grand Marshal Erik Estrada, of “CHiPs” TV fame, poses for pictures with Ocean City’s Donna Strandwitz and Jill Nuss.The TV star, a veteran of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York and Hollywood Christmas Parade in Los Angeles, was soaking up his first Doo Dah Parade on a sun-splashed spring day.“I’ve done the Macy’s parade, I’ve hosted the Hollywood parade, but this is a major parade. It’s incredible,” Estrada said in an interview. “The people are so generous, kind, nice and even sweet.”When asked what it was like to share the spotlight with hundreds of basset hounds, he joked, “I like being top dog.”The Doo Dah Parade is the main fundraiser for the Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue group. Valerie Mazzei, the president of Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue, said the organization was able to save 254 homeless basset hounds throughout the country last year, although it primarily concentrates on New Jersey, Pennsylvania and eastern New York.The hilariously built, sad-eyed basset hounds have been in the parade for the past 20 years and have become its centerpiece attraction. They saunter in slow motion behind the Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue’s “BoardWaddle” banner.The Pitman Original Hobo Band serenades the parade crowds on the Boardwalk with a musical number.Jennifer Buynitsky made a six-hour drive Friday night from her native Boston to march in the parade along with her basset, Eugene. For Buynitsky, it was her third Doo Dah Parade, but 6-month-old Eugene was a newbie. Looking comically nerdish, they wore matching beanie caps with propellers on top.“It’s goofy, funny, lovable,” Buynitsky said of the parade. “With 500 basset hounds here, it’s impossible not to be happy. It’s a great day of fun.”Robin Peterson, of Franklinville, N.J., brought a wooden box to the parade containing the ashes of her basset hound, Blaze-Flash, who died Feb. 20. Peterson explained that her dog had two names because he was called Blaze by one family member and Flash by another.Blaze-Flash was part of the Doo Dah Parade for years, so Peterson decided to bring his ashes along on Saturday to continue the tradition. Her family created a “basset buggy” that had four stuffed animals wearing Blaze-Flash’s collar, harness and some of his clothing.“Just because he’s gone doesn’t mean he’s not going to participate,” Peterson said. “He’s participated for many years, so we’re helping him along this year.”Costumed creatures entertain the spectators as the parade unfolds along Asbury Avenue through the downtown shopping district. Basset hounds saunter down the Boardwalk during the 2018 Doo Dah Parade.last_img read more