March 22, 2012 Latest News

  • The Art of Reinforcement
  • The new Opel Astra OPC, a sport coupe, which was introduced at the Geneva Auto Show at the beginning of March 2012, has a seat pan made from a thermoplastic laminate with continuous fiber reinforcement (organo sheet). This is the world's first auto seat pan based on this technology manufactured for a production vehicle.
  • By Financial News
  • World's first 6 megawatt turbine installed in Thornton Bank offshore wind farm
  • The world's most powerful offshore wind turbine has been installed today in the Belgian offshore wind farm Thornton Bank. The system of the manufacturer REpower Systems has a rated capacity of 6.15 megawatts (MW) and is the first of altogether 48 wind turbines of this type to be installed in the second and third development stage of the Thornton Bank wind farm off the Belgian coast.
  • By Financial News
  • Nigeria's GTBank targets loan growth, expansion
  • Nigeria's Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) expects loan growth to top 16 percent in 2012, with return on equity of between 23 and 25 percent, while it starts expansion to French- speaking west Africa next month, the bank's chief executive said on Wednesday.
  • By Financial News
  • The Rezidor Hotel Group operates Okoume Palace Hotel in Libreville, Gabon
  • The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world, and the state of Gabon have announced their close co-operation on the Gabonese hotel market. A respective agreement was signed by Rezidor’s President & CEO Kurt Ritter and Brice Laccruche Alihanga, President & CEO of Wali Hotels & Resorts in Libreville on Thursday.
  • By Economic News
  • Carlson Rezidor Belgium plants 1700 trees
  • Employees and corporate clients of all Belgian hotels and the head office of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group have planted more than 1,700 trees in the Sonian forest near Brussels. 80 volunteers joined the activity organized by Carlson Rezidor’s Responsible Business department.
  • By Economic News
  • Simply Electricals expands into new 2012 Panasonic Range
  • Simply Electricals is continually at the forefront of technological new releases and this year is no exception. Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has a brand new range of HD televisions due to be launched and Bolton based company simply will have them on display and for sale any day now.
  • By Simply Electricals
  • Sorensen Accountants Announce Central Coast Accountants
  • Sorensen Accountants announce Central Coast Accountants. The company is located in the heart of Central Coast and is an outstanding provider for all those in need of accountants' central coast. The company has a number of years of experience in the business and is a Certified and a member of the Institute of Public Accountants.
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  • Westchester Toyota Continues to Give Back
  • Westchester Toyota launched its fourth Give Back campaign where three local charities have the opportunity to win a donation simply by having fans vote for them on the Westchester Toyota Facebook page. The charity with the most votes gets a percentage from every car sold during a 90-day period.
  • By Westchester Toyota
  • Get Local News & Professional Reviews with Fwix in Localscope v2.2
  • Localscope, the location browser for the iPhone, in its latest version update v2.2 integrates with Fwix, aggregating local geo tagged news and professional reviews around a location in a tightly knit intuitive package. The new version also integrates with MotionX GPS and Verizon Navigator navigation apps to provide turn by turn directions to discovered locations. Localscope now speaks Norwegian.
  • By Lisa Scott
  • Visible Spectrum Adds Consumer Product Images to Digital Content Cloud
  • Visible Spectrum, Inc. has announced an agreement with itemMaster LLC to add its library of consumer packaged goods images to VSI's searchable digital cloud. itemMaster's library of current, relevant pictures greatly increases the efficiency of VSI's video creation platform. These images will now be able to be seamlessly integrated into full motion custom video ads or promotions in minutes.
  • By Visible Spectrum, Inc.
  • Conscio Technologies takes Sensiwave to Infosecurity 2012
  • Conscio Technologies of France, the developer of IT-security awareness programme Sensiwave, opened its London office in October 2011. Having enjoyed sustained growth since 2007 in the French market, Conscio now plans to sell Sensiwave, its flagship software suite available in SaaS mode, on the British market and beyond. A major contract has been signed with a UK-based oil group already.
  • By Mission Economique Ubifrance Londres
  • Elfishki Children's iPad Apps Become Popular Teaching Aids
  • California based Elka Palka Production, LLC today introduces Elfishki and The Unwelcome Guest 1.0, its brand new interactive fairy tale for the iPad. This digital storybook offers a new type of teaching aid that is beautiful as classical cartoons, as engaging as beloved fairy tales, as fun as videogames, and as useful as a textbook.
  • By Elka Palka Production Llc