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Cairn Energy finds oil off Greenland

first_img whatsapp Cairn Energy finds oil off Greenland Tags: NULL John Dunne Tuesday 21 September 2010 6:49 am OIL exploration firm Cairn Energy has found oil off the coast of Greenland.The firm, which has faced attempts by Greenpeace activists to stop it deep drilling, has two types of oil in its Alpha well.Chief executive Sir Bill Gammell said it was “extremely encouraging” to find evidence of an “active working petroleum system” in the Arctic Sea.The two types of oil which have been found are being chemically analysed. center_img Show Comments ▼ Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof whatsapp Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comlast_img read more

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Ping An to expand into banking

first_img whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodaySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For Share Ping An Insurance Co of China, the world’s second-biggest insurer, said it aims to draw half of its profit from non-insurance operations within three to five years, up from about 30 per cent currently. The firm said it aims to become a financial conglomerate modelled after the likes of HSBC and Citigroup, with banking and investment income each contributing around a third of total profit each within 10 to 15 years. The move will put Ping An head to head with banks such as Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, which is looking into providing insurance. KCS-content whatsapp Monday 22 November 2010 7:20 pmcenter_img Ping An to expand into banking Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Australia name team for Italy match

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Deans says the changes represent the current competition for places within the Qantas Wallabies squad.“They’ve all earned their right to be a part of this side,” he said. “Off the back of his efforts off the bench, James [Slipper] has earned his opportunity to start and Rob gets his chance to start having got some more rugby under his belt [against Leicester and Munster] and he’ll benefit from the experience he received off the bench through the Tri-Nations.“Berrick has really worked hard at his game and deserves his chance to start. He has also made an impact off the bench for us and he gets his chance to start from the beginning, as does Luke [Burgess]. Will Genia is coming off a knock from last week and so he [Burgess] gets his chance to do some yards in place of him.“Lachie obviously comes in due to James O’Connor’s absence, but we expect him to thrive as he has done with each opportunity he’s been provided with in the past.”The Qantas Wallabies bench is highlighted by the return of hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau, who returns to the Qantas Wallabies’ Test side for the first since undergoing ankle surgery in June and can potentially feature in his first Test since defeating Wales in Cardiff at the end of last year. He played in 13 of our 14 Tests last year but will be featuring in his first for 2010.Reserve outside back Pat McCabe is in line to make his Test debut after two powerful performances against Leicester and Munster, having earned his selection on the tour as the only player to play every minute of every match for their side in this year’s Super 14 competition.Another player to capitalise on two excellent performances from the midweek fixtures is flanker Matt Hodgson, who is in line to add to his four Test caps after being called into the Qantas Wallabies 22-man squad. If required, it would be Hodgson’s first Test cap since Australia’s match against New Zealand in Christchurch in August.The changes within the starting line-up has resulted in a revamped run-on reserves list with Benn Robinson, Mark Chisholm, Genia and Giteau reverting to the bench after starting against England at Twickenham last weekend.Qantas Wallabies v ItalySaturday, 20 November, 2010Stadio Artemio Franchi, FlorenceTime: 3pm (local)/1am (AEDT) (Sunday, 21 November)Referee: Christophe Berdos (Fra) Outside centre Adam Ashley-Cooper will make his 50th Test appearance when he takes to Florence’s Stadio Artemio Franchi for the Qantas Wallabies’ Test match against Italy on Saturday. Ashley-Cooper will become the 35th Australian player to reach 50 Tests and the fifth to do so in 2010. The Brumbies utility back follows in the footsteps of teammates Rocky Elsom (v Fiji in Canberra), Mark Chisholm (v England in Sydney), and Stephen Moore and Drew Mitchell (v South Africa in Bloemfontein) who have also registered their half centuries this year.Ashley-Cooper will start in a Qantas Wallabies side featuring five changes to their starting XV following last weekend’s 35-18 loss to England at Twickenham.The Australian backline has received the bulk of the modifications, featuring three of the side’s changes. After starting from the bench in the Qantas Wallabies’ past three Tests, Lachie Turner, who scored his maiden Test try against the Azzurri in the corresponding match two years ago, has been promoted to the run-on side following winger James O’Connor’s return to Australia on compassionate grounds. Saturday will be the 13th Test of Turner’s career but just his second this year after winning the team’s internal man-of-the-match award when deputising for an injured Drew Mitchell in his only other outing against New Zealand in Sydney.O’Connor will re-join the side in Paris on Sunday.Berrick Barnes, who captained the Qantas Wallabies in both midweek tour matches against Leicester and Munster, will start a Test for the first time since the Qantas Wallabies’ 49-28 loss to the All Blacks in Melbourne in July. The Australian inside centre plays his ninth Test of the year but just his third start, and the third of his career partnering flyhalf Quade Cooper. The other two occurred last year against Italy in Melbourne (when Barnes started at flyhalf and Cooper at inside centre) and earlier this year in Perth against England after Matt Giteau was forced out at the side’s Captain’s Run with Barnes fulfilling the role in the Qantas Wallabies’ ‘12’ jersey.Luke Burgess has been selected at scrumhalf replacing Will Genia, who will take up his place on the reserves list after recovering from rib damage sustained against England last weekend. Burgess gets his first start since the side’s win over Ireland in Brisbane in June where he scored his maiden Test try.Changes to the Qantas Wallabies’ forward pack will see the Queensland Reds pairing of loosehead prop James Slipper and lock Rob Simmons make their run-on debuts for the Australian side. Slipper, a former Australian Under 20 Player of the Year, receives his call-up to the starting front row after 12 caps off the bench, in what will be just the second starting appearance of his professional carerer – the first being for the Reds in their final Super 14 match of the season against the Highlanders. Slipper has featured in each of the Qantas Wallabies’ past 12 Tests since having made his debut against England in Perth, with captain Rocky Elsom, David Pocock and Dean Mumm the only other forwards who have appeared consecutively in each of those games. Simmons, who made his Test debut in the Qantas Wallabies’ win over South Africa in Brisbane this year, earns a start in his fifth Test and will pack down alongside Nathan Sharpe.Elsom, who will continue his back row partnership with David Pocock and Ben McCalman for a sixth consecutive Test, will lead the Qantas Wallabies for the 19th time. This equals Andrew Slack as the fifth most capped Australian leader behind George Gregan, John Eales, Nick Farr-Jones and Stirling Mortlock.Deans says Ashley-Cooper’s milestone is a tremendous accomplishment.“It’s outstanding,” he said. “To get one Test is a great but to get to 50 is an outstanding achievement in anyone’s book.“The great thing about Adam is that he’s played each of those as if they were his first.”center_img 15. Kurtley Beale (NSW Waratahs)14. Lachie Turner (NSW Waratahs)13. Adam Ashley-Cooper (Brumbies)12. Berrick Barnes (NSW Waratahs)11. Drew Mitchell (NSW Waratahs)10. Quade Cooper (Queensland Reds)9. Luke Burgess (NSW Waratahs)8. Ben McCalman (Western Force)7. David Pocock (Western Force)6. Rocky Elsom (c) (Brumbies)5. Nathan Sharpe (Western Force)4. Rob Simmons (Queensland Reds)3. Ben Alexander (Brumbies)2. Stephen Moore (Brumbies)1. James Slipper (Queensland Reds)Reserves:16. Tatafu Polota-Nau (NSW Waratahs)17. Benn Robinson (NSW Waratahs)18. Mark Chisholm (Brumbies)19. Matt Hodgson (Western Force)20. Will Genia (Queensland Reds)21. Matt Giteau (Brumbies)22. Pat McCabe (Brumbies)last_img read more

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Philippine churches care for quake survivors

first_imgPhilippine churches care for quake survivors AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Knoxville, TN Tags Rector Smithfield, NC Featured Jobs & Calls TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Submit a Job Listing Submit an Event Listing [Ecumenical News International] Churches in central Philippines have responded after a recent 6.9-magnitude earthquake that left 34 people dead, 52 injured, 71 missing and hundreds of families homeless.“We invite all people of good will to pray for the survivors of this latest disaster in the Philippines as they deal with the trauma of loss and anxiety and as they rebuild their lives,” said Fr. Rex Reyes, general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines.“We join the efforts of all civic organizations in providing the necessary remedies to ease their pain and we invite you to share what you have that others may live,” he added.Reyes made the appeal on 9 February after he met with local church leaders in Cebu (a major city in central Philippines) to assess the impact of the Feb. 6 quake, which, local government officials admit, caught residents totally unprepared.“The affected families are in need of food, sleeping paraphernalia, bottled water and medicines,” said Reyes.Worst hit by the quake was the island of Negros Oriental in central Philippines, where more than 14,000 families were affected. Many areas have become isolated because of quake-triggered landslides. Ten major bridges collapsed and three main roads were closed, said government reports.A nursing mother told national television on Feb. 9 that food has become so scarce that they she would be lucky if she could find food like a banana to feed her family.Many water systems were damaged so survivors need potable water, Fr. Edwin Laude of the Catholic diocese of San Carlos told CBCP News, the publication of the Catholic Bishops Conference. The price of gasoline also doubled, he said.Despite being victims themselves, local church leaders and parishioners of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines and the Philippine Independent Church have mobilized to help assess the quake’s damage, solicit outside help and comfort the distressed, said Reyes. (PIC is a full-communion partner to the U.S.-based Episcopal Church.)Undamaged church buildings of Roman Catholic, Protestant and evangelical churches also have served as refuge for many of those left homeless, reports said. Caritas-Philippines and World Vision were among aid organizations that immediately responded. Anglican Communion, Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Youth Minister Lorton, VA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Press Release Service Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Belleville, IL Associate Rector Columbus, GA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Ecumenical & Interreligious New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Shreveport, LA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Events The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Collierville, TN By Maurice MalanesPosted Feb 9, 2012 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Pittsburgh, PA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Tampa, FL Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Albany, NY Rector Hopkinsville, KY Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Submit a Press Release Rector Washington, DC last_img read more

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Stilted House / Wang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture Studio

first_img Taiwan (ROC) CopyHouses•Taiwan (ROC) Projects Stilted House / Wang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture StudioSave this projectSaveStilted House / Wang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture Studio Stilted House / Wang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture Studio ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Houses Save this picture!© Cheng Chin-Ming+ 33 Share “COPY” Photographs:  Cheng Chin-MingSave this picture!© Cheng Chin-MingRecommended ProductsWoodAccoyaAccoya® CanalsDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame ArcDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82DoorsVitrocsaGlass Technology in Hotel BeaulacText description provided by the architects. Located on a hillside in Yunlin and surrounded by mountains and beautiful scenery, Stilted house has a broad view of Taiwan’s western coastline for as far as the eye can see.Save this picture!© Cheng Chin-MingIn order to reduce the impact on the environment, the house is raised to preserve the original landscape and provides a better view while eliminating outside interference and maintaining privacy within the residence.Save this picture!PlanThe owner’s religious beliefs advocate natural simple living and focus on the quality of the space and material textures. These beliefs along with qualities are the essence of the building which drives the form.Save this picture!© Cheng Chin-MingLocated in the middle, the family area is the main activity area and is connected to the living room, a Nakajima style kitchen, an outdoor platform steel staircase that connects to a pool underneath the house surrounding both sides of the house. With a total of four private suites, each suite can enjoy a corner bath and enjoy the panoramic views.Save this picture!SectionThe corridor of the house allows the owners not only to enjoy the adjacent views but also emerges them in the natural beauty of the entire region.Save this picture!© Cheng Chin-MingThe living space is under a sloping roof that creates a tall and spacious environment. The floor to ceiling windows bring in the beauty of the surroundings and create a tranquil living space. Outside the balcony invites the white clouds and the surrounding mountains into the house. With the changing of the four seasons the landscape creates beautiful views and resembles an indoor forest within the living room, creating leisurely mountain life.Save this picture!© Cheng Chin-MingThe use of steel allows for the reduction of use in concrete and makes construction easier on the mountain side, leaving less of an environmental footprint. Teak doors and windows increase the warmth of the space and a shingled inclined roof with stainless steel mesh and railings incorporate modern materials. The use of simple furniture and a quiet space bring a harmonious appearance of space for the owner.Quiet, tranquil, rustic, harmonious shows the representation of the house.The house itself is also a scene of the mountains with a humble gesture into the environment; giving inhabitants a comfortable feeling in order to have a richer life.Save this picture!© Cheng Chin-MingProject gallerySee allShow lessCommercial Axis / Martins Architecture OfficeSelected ProjectsVanke Early Learning Center / dot ArchitectsSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2016 Year:  Architects: Wang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture Studio Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Photographs Area:  280 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeWang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture StudioOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHuashanTaiwan (ROC)Published on August 05, 2017Cite: “Stilted House / Wang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture Studio” 04 Aug 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – FocusGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ Fabric/WashiPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WoodParklex International S.L.Wood Finishes in Landaburu BordaSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetallicsTrimoFire Resistant Panel – Trimoterm FTVSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Northlight 40-90°SinksAcquabellaSink – LeviCurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Curtain Wall – Rabel 35000 Slim Super ThermalWoodBlumer LehmannData Processing for Wood ProjectsPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – EvokeChairs / StoolsBassamFellowsSpindle Chair and StoolMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?高脚屋 / Wang Hsiao-Kuei Architecture Studio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

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Five Houses / Nommo Arquitetos

first_imgArchDaily “COPY” Projects Photographs Lead Architects: Manufacturers: Carlotto Esquadrias Area:  8191 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs:  Eduardo Macarios Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Save this picture!© Eduardo Macarios+ 26Curated by Matheus Pereira Share 2020 CopyHouses, Housing•Bom Retiro, Brazil Project Team:Anderson Luis de Almeida / Luana Barichello / Fernanda Linero / Jefferson Carollo Filho / Matheus BandochCliente:Baltic Incorporações ImobiliáriasEngineering:Baltic Incorporações ImobiliáriasCity:Bom RetiroCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Eduardo MacariosRecommended ProductsWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoWindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXText description provided by the architects. Five houses occupy a corner lot in a residential neighborhood in Curitiba. Outside, the feeling is one of unity, since geometrically there are no divisions between the houses, and in terms of materiality the whole building was treated in the same way: white at the top and stone at the bottom. Only the gates mark the entrances.Save this picture!© Eduardo MacariosThe initial challenge was to deploy the five houses – which was a demand from the client and builder – on a perfectly square plot. The solution came through different units that converge in a space that concentrates three of the five yards.Save this picture!© Eduardo MacariosSave this picture!IsometricSave this picture!© Eduardo MacariosThere was a search for individuality by bringing specific characteristics to each unit. The houses have different plants and solar orientations, but all units generate products with a wide relationship between the social area and the patio, laundry room with isolated service patio, and spacious and well-ventilated rooms.Save this picture!© Eduardo MacariosSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Eduardo MacariosIn all houses, light was sought to its maximum potential, making use of cutouts in the plans, zenith lighting and wide windows that go from floor to ceiling. The use of white also reinforces this premise.Save this picture!© Eduardo MacariosSave this picture!Section ASave this picture!© Eduardo MacariosAbove all, we sought an architecture that allows residents to experience the neighborhood atmosphere, maintaining a close relationship with the neighborhood and a uniform aesthetic, which ties together a commonly fragmented urban landscape.Save this picture!© Eduardo MacariosProject gallerySee allShow lessQiannan Training Center / West-line studioSelected ProjectsPark and Shore Apartments / Woods BagotSelected Projects Share Year:  Houses Brazil ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyAbout this officeNommo ArquitetosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousingCuritibaBrazilPublished on January 03, 2021Cite: “Five Houses / Nommo Arquitetos” [Casas Cinq / Nommo Arquitetos] 02 Jan 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – LogisVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StonePartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteCupa PizarrasVentilated Facade – CUPACLAD UprightGlassLAMILUXGlass Roof PR60ConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight Skylights in ExperimentariumMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Copper FinishesStonesFranken-SchotterWall Covering & CladdingWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusSwingsStudio StirlingHanging Chair – BasketWallcovering / CladdingArrigoni WoodsWood Cladding – AcousticMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?巴西方形五宅 / Nommo Arquitetos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 stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Helio Dorta / Elaine Fuson Five Houses / Nommo Arquitetos Five Houses / Nommo ArquitetosSave this projectSaveFive Houses / Nommo Arquitetos “COPY” Architects: Nommo Arquitetos Area Area of this architecture projectlast_img read more

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Brazil Soybean Exports Expected to Pass U.S.

first_img SHARE Brazil Soybean Exports Expected to Pass U.S. By Hoosier Ag Today – Jun 26, 2018 A forecast by the Department of Agriculture shows an increase in production could drive Brazil to pass the U.S. in soybean exports. Brazil is already the leading global producers of soybeans, and the second-largest exporter of the crop. USDA says Brazil’s soybean output is currently forecasted to exceed that of the United States by the 2018/19 marketing year. The milestone would represent a 22 percent increase in production over the last three years for Brazil. Almost all the increased production has made its way to the export market, according to USDA, which has risen 34 percent over the same time.In addition to significant growth in sales to China, Iran and Russia, domestic conditions in 2018 have also driven up exports. In May, Brazil’s soybean shipments reached a record high, despite a trucker strike in the nation and stalled deliveries to ports. Previous articleAmerican Dairy Association Indiana Promotes WilliamsNext articleEPA Releases RFS Proposal; Fails to Reallocate Volume Lost to Waivers Hoosier Ag Today Home Indiana Agriculture News Brazil Soybean Exports Expected to Pass U.S. Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Quarterback Dylan Thomas on road to recovery following MCL injury

first_imgAbortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Flint water crisis poses questions about Fort Worth water Tad Desai ReddIt Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Linkedin Twitter Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Fort Worth ISD athletes commit to being student-athletes in college Local craft breweries utilize technology and size in growing market Facebook Twitter ReddItcenter_img Muslim Student Association focuses on community after Paris attacks Tad Desai Tad Desai Tad Desai + posts [<a href=”//” target=”_blank”>View the story “ACL injuries ” on Storify</a>]Urbanek said while Thomas’ injury is unfortunate and serious, it could have been much worse.“The MCL almost always never completely tears so it’s still somewhat intact,” Urbanek said. “It can heal in two to three to four weeks, so MCL injuries are not as devastating as other ligament injuries.”Urbanek said since the ligament heals itself, recovery usually begins by re-establishing range of motion in the injured knee. Inflammation and swelling in the knee would be treated with ice and electrical stimulation.Thomas will begin his physical therapy on Nov. 2 and will be finished by Dec. 2. He will be working on regaining his cutting and speed beginning in three weeks.Paschal’s final regular season game is on Nov. 5 against Arlington High School. The team has not won a game since losing Thomas, currently with a record of 3-5.It is likely Thomas will wear a knee brace designed to protect the MCL when he returns to the field and while it will slightly alter how he plays, Urbanek said the reward outweighs the cost.“[The ligament] will tighten up somewhat but it won’t be as strong as it was before,” Urbanek said. “[The brace] is going to protect the knee and deflect any blows from the outside.”While Thomas can protect himself physically from being harmed again, it is the psychological effect he will also have to worry about. Urbanek has seen the mental toll knee injuries inflict on athletes time and time again.“It can be devastating to athletes that put so much into their sport,” Urbanek said. “They’re having to rehab instead practicing or working out with their teammates.”Thomas said he felt this devastation in the initial days following his injury.“You can’t help but cry, it’s just something that happens,” Thomas said.Urbanek said the key to a successful rehab from any knee injury, including an MCL tear, is work ethic.“You get out of it what you put into it,” Urbanek said. “The harder they work, the sooner they can be ready.”Thomas has already adopted this mindset. Thomas said he has been working since the injury to strengthen everything around his knee.“This is a crucial point…I want to come stronger than I was before, stronger than I was before, jump higher than I could before,” Thomas said. “I just want to come back better than ever.”Thomas said he has been in contact with TCU, where he has committed to play next year. He said several coaches, including co-offensive coordinator Doug Meacham, have told him to stay positive and focus on his recovery.TCU is still offering Thomas a scholarship. Facebook Previous articleBecoming Boykin: How he got hereNext articleAin’t no mountain too high, ain’t no cure too far Tad Desai RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Tad Desai printTwo pops was all Paschal High School quarterback Dylan Thomas needed to hear to know something terrible had just happened.“My first reaction was like ‘I’m not going to believe that just happened…I’m okay’,” Thomas said. “I got up and tried to walk off…then I felt my knee was real weak.”Thomas was leading the Paschal Panthers against North Crowley High School on Sept. 25 when he injured his medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his left knee during the second quarter.Thomas said he handed the ball to the running back on the opponent’s goal line and was using the left side of his body to push forward through a pile when the heap of bodies went down onto his leg.Thomas attempted to return to the game on the next play but said his leg gave out before he could even reach the huddle.“That’s when I knew my season was over,” Thomas said. “It was one of those things that you just know.”Thomas was diagnosed with a partially torn MCL and while it wouldn’t require surgery, doctors told Thomas his initial guess was correct and he would miss the rest of his senior season.Todd Urbanek, a liaison for Baylor SportsCare at Baylor All Saints Medical Center, said the decision is a good one considering the importance of the MCL.“It’s on the inside of the knee and it basically keeps the knee from opening up to the [outside],” Urbanek said. “[A tear] would compromise the stability of the knee going outward so it would be loose.”编辑触摸共享全屏来源 www.w3schools.com制作你自己的了解更多接触图片分享图像…全屏The MCL is on the inside of the knee joint and connects the femur to the top of the tibia. Photo Courtesy of http://kneeortho.orgWhile Thomas’ injury is a severe one, he was told it was the best of what could have been a much worse situation. “[The doctors] told me if I was going to hurt something that would be the thing to hurt because it’s the only thing that can heal on it’s own,” Thomas said. “It’s pretty much based on me and based on how I heal.”According to a study conducted by the University of Colorado Denver during the 2012-2013 school year, MCL injuries are the most common among high school athletes. However, due to its severity, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries garner more attention from the public than Thomas’ more common MCL injury. Urbanek attributed the severity of ACL injuries to its infamy.“With an season-ending injury such as the ACL, you’re talking about surgery, rehab, that goes six to eight months, sometimes a year,” Urbanek said. “That can take away their whole season.”This is evident in professional and college sports as well. While MCL injuries are more common, the recovery time is far shorter than that of an ACL. [&lt;a href=”//” target=”_blank”&gt;View the story “MCL Sprains in sports” on Storify&lt;/a&gt;] Linkedinlast_img read more

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Limerick council to remove asbestos after air tests

first_imgNewsHealthLimerick council to remove asbestos after air testsBy Editor – November 9, 2017 4049 Previous articleMore Limerick people availing of cancer counselling serviceNext articleLimerick TD expects progress on pension discrimination Editor Email Print Facebook Beyond the neon runes TAGSAsbestosattic spaceCarew Parkhealth riskHot PressHSElimerickLimerick City and Council Councilremovalspecialist consultantsVale Avenue Twitter 10-year-olds beating horses ‘up and down’ in Carew Park Advertisementcenter_img Contractor removing asbestos coatingAs part of the thermal upgrade programme, Limerick City and County Council is to conduct a series of air tests in Vale Avenue, Carew Park beginning this Friday.The testing is being carried out after a survey detected asbestos material in fire resistant packing rope in the hot press area and attic space of the houses.Asbestos was used extensively in building materials in Ireland and internationally up until the late 1990s, due to its insulating, sound absorbing, and fire retarding capabilities.  Almost all buildings constructed before 2000 are likely to have some asbestos containing material.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Intact and undisturbed asbestos materials do not pose a health risk. However, they can become a concern if they are damaged, deteriorate over time or are otherwise disturbed.Limerick City and County Council has decided to remove the asbestos material and is liaising with the HSE in relation to the issue.The first stage of the process is air testing, followed by a temporary sealing off of the area, removal of the asbestos material and a follow-up air test.Letters explaining the situation, along with a HSE information leaflet, have been hand delivered to the residents in Vale Avenue, Carew Park.The letter outlines the steps Limerick City and County Council are taking in order to remove the asbestos, while officials from the local authority will be present to further explain the process.Specialist consultants and accredited contractors, who are experienced in the removal of asbestos, have been engaged to oversee and complete the necessary removal activities.See more news here Hot Press award for Dolan’s Warehouse, Limerick Linkedin WhatsApp Anti social behaviour trapping residents in their homes Watch: Sheil confident Pike can compete on all fronts in 2018/2019 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Parklast_img read more

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The Great Debate: Has the Homeownership Rate Bottomed Out?

first_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News January 28, 2016 1,996 Views Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Xhevrije West is a talented writer and editor based in Dallas, Texas. She has worked for a number of publications including The Syracuse New Times, Dallas Flow Magazine, and Bellwethr Magazine. She completed her Bachelors at Alcorn State University and went on to complete her Masters at Syracuse University. Sign up for DS News Daily Share Save Previous: Ex-Fannie Mae Boss Mudd Pushes for Dismissal of SEC’s Fraud Suit Next: CFPB’s Complaint Volume is Swelling Homeownership Rate National Association of Realtors U.S. Housing Market 2016-01-28 Brian Honea Tagged with: Homeownership Rate National Association of Realtors U.S. Housing Market The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago As the employment situation continues to improve, more buyers made their way into the housing market for the second quarter in a row.The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that the homeownership rate rose 0.1 percent to 63.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, compared to 63.7 percent last quarter. Despite the rise however, the homeownership rate is 0.2 percent below the rate of 64.0 percent last year during the same period.In addition, the homeownership rate, while up from a 48-year low in the second quarter of 2015, is still below the peak of 69.2 percent in June 2004.After suffering a major drop in November 2015, existing-home sales rose 14.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.46 million in December, up from 4.46 million in November. Year-over-year, existing-home sales are up 7.7 percent, and December’s jump will mark the largest increase ever.According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the first-time buyers share was at 32 percent in December, up from 30 percent in November and 29 percent a year ago. For the year, first-time buyers made up 30 percent of homebuyers, up 1 percentage point from 2014 and 2013.”First-time buyers were for the most part held back once again in 2015 by rising rents and home prices, competition from vacation and investment buyers and supply shortages,” said Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist. “While these headwinds show little signs of abating, the cumulative effect of strong job growth in recent years and young renters’ overwhelming interest to own a home should lead to a modest uptick in first-time buyer activity in 2016.”The Bureau found that homeownership was highest among those 65 years and older at 79.3 percent int he fourth quarter of 2015, down slightly 79.5 percent in the previous quarter. However, the only age group to increase their homeownership rate was the 35 to 44-year olds, from 58.8 percent in the fourth quarter of last year to 59.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015.”Jobs are being created at a rapid pace, and we expect earnings growth will finally start to rise this year.”Matthew Pointon, Capital Economics”Today’s Census Homeownership and Vacancy Survey release also provides optimism that the homeownership rate may have hit bottom in 2015,” said Ralph B. McLaughlin, Chief Economist at Trulia. “Many Gen Xers lost their homes during the recession, so this is a positive sign that we may be seeing boomerang buyers coming back into housing market. However, the increase was not statistically significant from a year ago.”Capital Economics Property Economist Matthew Pointon added, “That gradual rise in the homeownership rate should continue over the next few years. On the demand side, there are large numbers of young adults who are currently living with their parents. And many of them would like to form their own household. The financial crisis locked them out of homeownership, as they lost their jobs and/or banks refused to provide them with a mortgage. But both factors are now steadily improving. Jobs are being created at a rapid pace, and we expect earnings growth will finally start to rise this year. As well as allowing more households to access homeownership, that will also cut down on mortgage delinquencies and keep more families in their homes.”The Bureau reported that the homeownership rates were highest in the Midwest at 68.1 percent in the fourth quarter, and lowest in the West at 59.0 percent. All regions, except the West experienced a year-over-year decline in homeownership.Rental vacancy rates in the fourth quarter were 7.0 percent in the fourth quarter, unchanged from last year and down 0.3 percent from the previous quarter. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.9 percent for the quarter, also unchanged from last year and last quarter.”An improving labor market and easing credit conditions are finally leading to a gradual rise in the homeownership rate. But the rental vacancy rate has yet to rise, and that will put upwards pressure on rents over the coming months,” Pointon stated.Click here to view the full report.center_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / The Great Debate: Has the Homeownership Rate Bottomed Out? About Author: Xhevrije West The Great Debate: Has the Homeownership Rate Bottomed Out? 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