As deforestation continues to surge in Brazil, new moves to curb the contribution of irresponsible soy production

22/05/2015 / Brazil / Deforestation / NGO / RTRS / WWF / news / soy / sustainability

With deforestation in sensitive areas of Brazil on the increase, new tools and prospects for curbing the contribution to increased deforestation of soy cultivation have been outlined during the recently-concluded Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS) 10th anniversary conference (RT10) in Brussels.

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Dubai Properties records sell out investor response to newly launched Arabella Townhouses

22/05/2015 / Constructon / Dubai / News / Property / Real Estate / Residential / UAE

Dubai Properties, the leading real estate developer, announced the complete sell out of all units of Arabella Townhouses launched for sale, at its Sales & Customer Care Centre, Ras Al Khor. Sales were conducted on a first-come first-serve basis, with scores of people queuing up in anticipation of the launch.

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Nautilus Minerals named in 2015 OTCQX Best 50

22/05/2015 / Compliance / Copper / Gold / Maritime / Minerals / Mining / News

Nautilus Minerals Inc. has been named in the 2015 OTCQX Best 50, a ranking of 50 top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Marketplace last year. The OTCQX Best 50 is the first ever annual ranking of strong performing US and international companies traded on the OTCQX marketplace. The ranking is calculated based on an equal weighting of one-year share price performance and average daily dollar volume growth in the previous calendar year. All companies in the 2015 OTCQX Best 50 were traded on OTCQX on December 31, 2014.

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Tatsuo Nishikawa wins 2015 DNV GL COMPIT award

22/05/2015 / Asia / Award / Computing / Innovation / Japan / Maritime / News / Technology

Tatsuo Nishikawa has been announced as the winner of the DNV GL COMPIT Award 2015. The Japanese computational fluid dynamics (CFD) expert, working for the Shipbuilding Research Centre of Japan in Tokyo, was honoured for his paper’s contribution to the use of high-performance computing in the maritime industry, at the COMPIT Conference, which took place from 11th to 13th May in Ulrichshusen, Germany.

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Euroship installs GPS backup technology

22/05/2015 / Europe / Maritime / Navigation / News / Shipping / Technology / UK

Ship management company, EuroShip Services Ltd, has installed eLoran as a back up to GPS to ensure the safety of its vessels operating off the coast of the UK. The installation is on a trial basis with a view to implementing it across the entire fleet of vessels managed by Euroship.

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