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Pre-tax profit lifts Thyssen to another level

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first_img Tags: NULL Express KCS Thursday 13 August 2015 8:52 pm by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSwift VerdictChrissy Metz, 39, Shows Off Massive Weight Loss In Fierce New PhotoSwift VerdictMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunGameday NewsNBA Wife Turns Heads Wherever She GoesGameday NewsEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren't Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity Mirrorzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comTheFashionBallAlica Schmidt Is The Most Beautiful Athlete To ExistTheFashionBallOpulent ExpressHer Quadruplets Were Born Without A Hitch. Then Doctors Realized SomethingOpulent Express Show Comments ▼ Sharecenter_img whatsapp THYSSENKRUPP yesterday announced an improvement of pre-tax profit of 33 per cent for the first three quar­ters, at €1.26m (£900,000), as it reaffirmed its forecast for its full-year results.The third quarter saw the highest gain in earnings with a 33 per cent increase year-on-year of €539,000.Chief executive Dr Heinrich Hiesinger said: “The further earnings improvement reflects the progress we have made in implementing measures to increase efficiency. We are establishing a culture of increased performance enhancement in the group.”Strong results from the technical manufacturing and services division, Elevator Technology, and Steels Europe helped it to navigate difficult market conditions. Double-digit growth in both sales and order book at Elevator marked a four per cent increase year-on-year. Slowness in the Chinese market affected growth, with elevator sales flat, while South Korean and US operations picked up the slack. Full-year expectations for profit before taxes and interest remain at €1.6bn.Despite the positive results, the firm’s share price fell slightly through the day. Seth Rosenfeld, analyst at Jeffries, said in a note: “The stock should gradually re-rate as investor concerns are assuaged.” More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org‘The Love Boat’ captain Gavin MacLeod dies at 90nypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgInstitutional Investors Turn To Options to Bet Against AMCvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgWhite House Again Downplays Fourth Possible Coronvirus Checkvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.com whatsapp Pre-tax profit lifts Thyssen to another level last_img

News / Asia-Europe battle for space goes on, but it’s guesswork for summer months

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first_imgBy Mike Wackett 01/06/2020 Headhaul cargo visibility for Asia-North Europe carriers is still unclear for July and August, with much depending on the speed of the economic recovery and the appetite of consumers to spend, following the easing of Covid-19 lockdowns.But for now carriers appear to be holding fire on announcing further blanked voyages, presumably until they see whether the current – some would say “artificial” – surge in demand can be sustained.On Wednesday, Rotterdam’s World Gateway terminal will welcome the newly-crowned world’s biggest containership, the 23,964 teu HMM Algeciras, fully-laden, from Asia on its maiden voyage.And the 23,820 teu HMM Oslo, the second in a series of 12 ULCVs ordered by the South Korean carrier, is scheduled to arrive in North Europe towards the end of June, on THE Alliance’s merged FE2/FE4 loop.The HMM Oslo is also expected to be fully loaded from Asia, as the aggressive blanking programmes of carriers, cancelling 37, or 28%, of the scheduled 130 sailings in May, has led to what shippers have described as a “nightmare” capacity crunch.But according to eeSea data, carriers have so far announced only 21 blanked sailings out of the 122 advertised for June, and in July just three out of 126 sailings, suggesting a more optimistic outlook by the shipping lines.However, Alan Murphy, chief executive of analyst Sea-Intelligence, warned today that shippers could still see a sharp increase in the number of banked sailings in the third quarter.“With the third-quarter peak season approaching, we are anticipating a large number of blank sailings from July onwards. We advise market participants to prepare for cancellations of services that have already seen substantial cancellations.“On the transpacific, we expect THE Alliance’s EC3 and PS5 and the 2M’s TP8/Orient to be heavily blanked, while on Asia-Europe, we expect it to be 2M’s AE2/Swan and AE20/Dragon and THE Alliance’s FE4,” Mr Murphy said.The judicious blanking programmes of the carriers has certainly supported short-term rates, with the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) component for North Europe on Friday recording a spot rate of $863 per teu, 10% higher than the same week of last year.And this confidence has spilled over to long-term contract rates, with Oslo-based freight rate benchmarking firm Xeneta reporting contract rates in May had “held comparatively steady”.Indeed, the achievement is much greater because Europe is still painfully coming through a pandemic with the ‘new normal’ for consumers far from certain.“Given the debilitating effects of the pandemic on global economic activity, there may have been a belief that rates would freefall, but not so,” said Xeneta chief executive Patrik Berglund.Forwarders The Loadstar has spoken to have mixed views on the sustainability of the demand surge, some reporting demand starting to return to normal.However, the general consensus is that it is the vast shipments of anti-virus PPE and orders that could not be cancelled before retail lockdowns that are filling the ships currently departing Asia.“We’re fighting for space daily with shipping lines,” a UK forwarder told The Loadstar today.But another source said he could see demand “falling off a cliff” in a few weeks’ time.“New orders will not be placed anytime soon as the reopened department stores need to try to gauge the appetite of financially stressed consumers to spend on non-essential and luxury goods,” he said.“Plus they have a massive backlog of stock that they will need to try to shift in summer sales to get the cash tills ringing again,” he added. “And don’t forget that some of these retailers will not come through this at all.”One liner source told The Loadstar of being “surprised, but very pleased” about the unexpected demand spike, but the view being taken internally on the outlook was “wait and see”, although “cautiously optimistic”.last_img

Man arrested after armed robbery in Charlotte County

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first_imgPORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — An ex-employee is accused of robbing a 7-Eleven store in Port Charlotte, deputies said.Deputies with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office were at a 7-Eleven located at 861 Tamiami Trail to investigate a strong armed robbery. The suspect, Jamal Campbell, is a former employee of the store, and has been arrested for the alleged armed robbery.Additional information about the robbery is not known. AdvertisementTags: Armed robberyCharlotte County One arrested, two on the run in blundered Charlotte County burglary June 16, 2021 Advertisement Advertisement Security camera captures moment 2 Charlotte County burglars realized they were on tape June 16, 2021 RELATEDTOPICScenter_img Advertisement FOOTAGE: Casual candle thieves nab $1,200 in merchandise June 14, 2021 AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) - Rolling OutRead more6 comments'Mortal Kombat' Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob's Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments DNA identifies long-unknown victim found during Hog Trail Killer investigation June 13, 2021last_img

Laois hurlers, Joe McDonagh Cup, Marty Morrissey and Eddie Brennan to be special guests at the Folly Festival in Cullohill this Friday

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first_img Pinterest Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results Pinterest Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory WhatsApp GAA Previous articleLaois man launches fundraiser to help homeless friend get a homeNext articleDraws made for Leinster GAA club championships LaoisToday Reporter By LaoisToday Reporter - 17th July 2019 WhatsApp Twitter Facebookcenter_img TAGSFolly FestivalJoe McDonagh CupLaois senior hurlersPodge Delaney Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter GAA GAA Laois players celebrate with the Joe McDonagh cup after their final win over Westmeath in Croke Park. Picture: Sportsfle The area of Cullohill has a hugely proud sporting tradition – in hurling in particular.And this weekend’s Folly Festival will celebrate that in style as members of the Laois hurling team, manager Eddie Brennan and the Joe McDonagh Cup will be guests on stage during the Friday night acts. And they’ll be interviewed by RTE’s Marty Morrissey no less.Laois hurler Podge Delaney from Cullohill was the youngest member of the team that won the Joe McDonagh Cup and beat Dublin and is a former Laois minor hurler and footballer.Limerick band Hermitage Green are the headline act  as well as Wyvern Lingo on Friday in the beautiful setting beside Cullohill Castle – and band member Barry Murphy knows all about sporting achievement.He famously scored a try for Munster against New Zealand in 2008, the same year he won a Heineken Cup medal with the province.The Finns from Rathdowney and Sarah Buckley and Band are the support acts on Friday.On Saturday, harmony singers Vocalese, excellent young Portlaoise-based singer Curtis Walsh, Alice Lynskey and the hugely entertaining 2 Johnnies will headline on Saturday night.Tickets for the event can be purchased here. Tickets sold on the door each night will be €30 (€25 + booking fee online).A day ticket is €25 and covers entry to the evening entertainment on Friday or Saturday. A weekend ticket with entry for both nights as well as the Mountain Walk is priced at €40.You do not need a ticket to attend the day time events on Saturday though some daytime events do have a nominal entry fee.You can check out the full schedule of events on Saturday here. SEE ALSO – Forest trails and incredible views in the Adventure Race at this year’s Folly Festival in CullohillSEE ALSO – Folly Festival in Cullohill is back as they team up with Electric Picnic organisers once againSEE ALSO – Glamping spaces now available at this year’s Folly FestivalSEE ALSO – Your full guide to the acts playing at this year’s Folly Festival Laois hurlers, Joe McDonagh Cup, Marty Morrissey and Eddie Brennan to be special guests at the Folly Festival in Cullohill this Friday 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshinlast_img

Why North Korean Propaganda Media Presents ‘Centenarians’?

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first_img News Why North Korean Propaganda Media Presents ‘Centenarians’? News North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with China [imText1]North Korea is not excluding propaganda for centenarians.Rodong Sinmun, on January 31, announced that, “On the 28th of last month, an old woman Lee Chang Gyun, who lives at Kanganly in Eunpa district of north Hwanghae province, was granted a benevolent centennial birthday gift by the great leader (Kim Jong Il)”.Sinmun also wrote about the gratitude of the old woman, who said, “I am glad to have lived a century, enjoying happiness under this Socialist system. Besides that, I am grateful to recieve a centennial birthday gift from the great leader.” Kim Jong Il-named gifts were granted to centenarians in North Korea. By broadcasting gift-granting ceremonies on North Korea’s Central TV and Broadcast, North Korea propagates ‘Kim Jong Il’s Benevolence Politics’ and draws loyalty from the North Koreans. Until now, it is unknown exactly how many centenarians are in North Korea. The number can be roughly inferred only through broadcasts regarding gift ceremonies offered to centenarians. Centenarians that the North Korean media recently presented to are as follows: on Central Broadcast, on October 17, 2004, Cho Sung Jae (100) of Gyangdory in Gaechun city of south Pyongan province, October 13, 2004, Ann Young Bock (100), on August 6, 2003, Park Sung Ock (100) of Sinchun district of Hwanghae province and in May 2003, Lee Mun Sik (100); on the Central News Agency, on September 12, 2005, Park Boon Lyue (100) of Suktanli in Songlim city of north Hwanghae province and in July 2004, Lee Jyung Sook (105) of Mankyungdae dong of Mankyungdae district in Pyongyang city; on Pyongyang Broadcast, in September 2002, Roh Young Sim (108) of Wooryungli in Sinchun district of south Hwanghae province, Lim Mun Sun (106) of Sinchun eup in Sinchun district of south Hwanghae province, Jun Taek Sun (106) of Kyumya eup in Kyumya district of south Hamkyung province, Han Young Won (102) of Jangchung 2 dong in Mission district of Pyongyang city. Rare Centenarians, Flashed over the CountryAccording to the South Korean National Statistical Office, the South Korean centenarians amount to 1,915, 169 males and 1,746 females.Compared to this, the North Korean centenarians are too rare. If a centenarian appears, the news is flashed all over the country.The North Korean administration encourages being centenarians – Central TV introduces national food (traditional food) preferred by centenarians on the ‘health common knowledge’ program and emphasizes a balanced combination of work and exercise. Books regarding health common knowledge are also published. In 2001, the publication ‘a way to centenarians’ even got attention. ‘Three secret formulas’ are famous, which leaders spread around. The three secret formulas are ‘do not put work down, do not have an unbalanced diet, and be optimistic’. When the leaders say things like this, the North Koreans complain that ‘although we work to the death and do not have any unbalanced diet, we do not live for a century.” Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak News Facebook Twittercenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest By Daily NK - 2006.02.03 5:09pm AvatarDaily NKQuestions or comments about this article? Contact us at [email protected] SHARE News last_img

Stocks could rise after Thursday’s steep losses

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David Friend Share this article and your comments with peers on social media The Toronto stock market could move slightly higher on Friday as investors pare some of the steep losses from the previous session. The Canadian dollar was up 0.15 of a cent at 97.30 cents US in the morning. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter On Thursday, the TSX plummeted 3%, closing more than 350 points lower in its biggest one-day drop since November. Much of the pull was from resource stocks and tanking commodity prices. In the U.S., investors are expected to focus on a move from Moody’s Investors Service to cut the credit ratings of 15 of the world’s largest banks, including Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Royal Bank (TSX:RY). The ratings agency said Thursday it was especially concerned about banks with significant financial markets businesses because those markets have become so volatile. U.S. futures were higher with the Dow Jones industrial futures ahead 41 points to 12,543. The Nasdaq futures gained 4.75 points to 2,557 and the S&P 500 futures added 4.25 points to 1,322.50. In commodities, the August crude contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange was up 23 cents at US$78.43 a barrel. August gold was up $3.70 at US$1,569.20 an ounce. European and Asian stocks fell Friday after economic reports suggested growth will weaken in the world’s major economies. Downbeat data on Germany, China and the U.S. came on top of uncertainty over whether European leaders will make progress in tackling their debt crisis at key meetings. Germany’s Ifo institute reported that business optimism fell for a second straight month in Europe’s largest economy, which has been growing more strongly than the 17-member eurozone as a whole. The survey index dipped to 105.3 from 106.9 in May. That followed a U.S. Labor Department report from Thursday that the four-week average of applications for unemployment benefits jumped to the highest level in nine months. Appetite for financial assets such as stocks was also dented by the results of a monthly HSBC survey, which showed that manufacturing in China has continued to contract. China’s growth has been a pillar of the global economy in recent years, so its slowdown has been of particular concern to investors. Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.86% to 5,518.55, while the French CAC 40 eased 0.42% to 3,101.02 and the German DAX 30 blue chips index fell 0.91% to 6,285.71. In Asian trading, Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 0.2% to 8,802.54 and South Korea’s Kospi slid 2.1% to 1,848.57. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index lost 1% to 19,067.51 and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was down 1% at 4,046.70. Benchmarks in Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia fell while the Philippines rose. Markets in mainland China were closed for a public holiday.

Natixis makes key changes to leadership group

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first_img Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Natixis Global Asset Management, dually headquartered in Paris and Boston, announced several key changes to its leadership on Thursday, as Jean Raby will join the firm as CEO and as a member of its senior management committee while David Giunta, currently president and CEO of U.S. and Canadian distribution, will assume an expanded role as president and CEO for the U.S. and Canada.Raby, a dual Canadian and French citizen, will join Natixis on Feb. 20 and will be in charge of asset-management, private banking and private equity lines of business. He takes over from Pierre Servant, who has been appointed senior advisor to Laurent Mignon, CEO of Natixis’ eponymous parent company. PenderFund names new SVP for investments TD getting new head of private wealth, financial planning CI GAM names its first-ever head of investment management IE Staff Servant’s new role will involve providing strategic guidance and advisory for the company; he will remain a member of Natixis’ senior management committee.As for Giunta, he will have additional responsibility for the firm’s affiliated investment managers in the U.S. and Canada in his new role and will report directly to Raby.Giunta will take over oversight of investment affiliates in the region from former president and CEO for the Americas and Asia, John Hailer, who has announced plans to retire from Natixis to dedicate himself more fully to public service and philanthropic work. Hailer will remain with the firm until the end of April to assist with the transitionPhoto copyright: macfromlondon/123RF Computershare to acquire exempt market business of Canadian Western Trust niloo138/123RF Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Related news Keywords Appointments,  Asset management companies last_img

Optimism in the Canadian economy for the coming year falls: poll

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first_img Household debt-to-income ratio fell in first quarter: Statscan Leading indicators signal steady rebound: OECD The percentage of those neutral about the economy increased to 47% for the quarter, up from 36%, while those with a negative outlook increased to 20% from 16%.The report says 67% of respondents believe Canada is now a less competitive place to invest and do business than the United States compared to a year ago.The top three challenges to the Canadian economy cited were U.S. trade protectionism, uncertainty in the Canadian economy and U.S. tax reforms.The CPA report was based on 408 responses to 4,943 surveys that were emailed to executives in senior positions including chief executives, chief financial officers, chief operating officers and other leadership roles.The survey was conducted from March 13 to March 29. Optimism about the Canadian economy in the first quarter fell to its lowest level since 2016 in a poll of senior accounting executives.The survey by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada says optimism in the first quarter of this year fell to 34% compared with 48% in the final quarter of last year. Keywords Economic indicators Canadian Press center_img Related news Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Economy lost 68,000 jobs in May Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img

Gov’t Promoting the Use of Ethanol in Motor Vehicles Six-Month Pilot Project Launched

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first_imgGov’t Promoting the Use of Ethanol in Motor Vehicles Six-Month Pilot Project Launched UncategorizedMay 3, 2006 Advertisements RelatedGov’t Promoting the Use of Ethanol in Motor Vehicles Six-Month Pilot Project Launched FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Petrojam Limited on Monday (May 1) launched its six-month pilot project geared at determining the performance of a cross-section of motor vehicles with the ethanol blend.Ethanol, an oxygenate blended with gasoline in a mixture of 10 per cent ethanol to 90 per cent gasoline, is an octane enhancer to boost engine performance.Minister of Industry, Commerce, Science and Technology (with Energy), Phillip Paulwell, who addressed the launch of the pilot project at the refinery, explained that the six-month pilot was a precursor to the full roll out of the ethanol blend into the market. “We want to ensure that this project is successful because come next year, the government will be declaring the abolition of the use of MTBE as an octane enhancer,” the Minister declared.Preliminary studies reveal that Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether or MTBE, the octane enhancer produced from petroleum, which is used in fuels for the transportation sector, is detrimental to the environment, both as a contaminant of ground water and a pollutant of the air from emissions.Minister Paulwell said it was important for Jamaica to “move quickly to the ethanol blended fuels,” as the initiative provided several benefits including the reduction of the country’s petroleum foreign exchange bill by using locally grown feedstock from sugarcane, facilitation of the development of the local sugar industry, fuel diversification for energy security, and environmental benefits through cleaner tailpipe emissions.Manager for Safety and Environment at Petrojam, Leon Jarrett informed that 70 vehicles, representing the range of transportation on Jamaica’s roads, would be used in the pilot project. The vehicles will range from 1990 to 2006 models and will represent 12 manufacturers.Mr. Jarrett further outlined that the volunteer vehicle owners, who were from the Commerce Ministry and the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica, would be required to maintain records and use only fuel supplied from the designated pumps at the refinery.He explained that periodic inspection and assessment of vehicles would be carried out by the manufacturers throughout the pilot period.The data collected from the pilot project will be reviewed and a comprehensive report issued at the end of the pilot project on December 31, 2006.center_img RelatedGov’t Promoting the Use of Ethanol in Motor Vehicles Six-Month Pilot Project Launched RelatedGov’t Promoting the Use of Ethanol in Motor Vehicles Six-Month Pilot Project Launchedlast_img

Annual CU-Boulder Festival Celebrates World's Cultures

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first_img Published: April 8, 2007 Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail An array of cultural performers - from belly dancers to mariachi musicians - and international booths offering gastronomic delicacies from around the globe will be among the featured attractions at the 15th annual International Festival at the University of Colorado at Boulder. This year's festival, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 14, in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University Memorial Center, or UMC. Sponsored by the Cultural Events Board, the Office of International Education, the CU Parents Association and other campus groups, the festival is a celebration of the many cultures represented by CU-Boulder students. "The festival is a great chance for participants and attendees to comprehend how big the world really is and how magnificent a melting pot of cultures can be," said Prithvi Bhargava, an electrical engineering master's degree candidate from India and co-chair of this year's organizing committee. "It is a great learning experience to get various student groups to work together. It makes us realize how unique we all are and yet similar in everything that makes us human." China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mexico, Pakistan, Serbia, Thailand and Russia are among the nations participants will represent at the festival. In addition to enjoying music and dance, festival visitors will be able to taste dishes from around the world such as coq au vin, falafel balls, jollof rice, tiramisu, Black Forest cake, Arab coffee and more. For a complete list of sponsors and to learn more about the festival, go to festival.colorado.edu.last_img