Pacific Northwest

Washington Companies Cited for Workplace Safety

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 2:20pm

LAS VEGAS, NV, May 15, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Division of Occupation Safety and Health has cited the Washington Companies' Modern Machinery site in Rochester, WA for violation of State Statute WAC 296-800-11005.

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  • LAS VEGAS, NV, May 15, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Division of Occupation Safety and Health has cited the Washington Companies' Modern Machinery site in Rochester, WA for violation of State Statute WAC 296-800-11005.
  • The contention in an ongoing federal lawsuit is that Washington Companies failed to provide fall protection to the commercial truck drivers on the Washington Companies site, thus depriving a driver from complying with the State of Washington statutes regarding working height.
  • Washington Companies lack of fall protection for the driver required the driver to rely on a Washington Companies employee to provide loaded height dimensions of loads loaded at Washington Companies' Modern Machinery site in Rochester, WA.
  • Modern Machinery is a part of a large consortium of privately held companies collectively known as the Washington Companies, owned by billionaire Dennis R. Washington.

Goldstrike Provides Corporate Update

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 12:45pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Goldstrike Resources Ltd. (GSR.V) is pleased to provide a corporate update regarding the status of the Company and its assets.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Goldstrike Resources Ltd. (GSR.V) is pleased to provide a corporate update regarding the status of the Company and its assets.
  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Goldstrike corporate office in downtown Vancouver is currently closed.
  • Goldstrike will continue to monitor the situation and act within the guidelines and recommendations of the provincial, territorial, and federal governments in which it operates.
  • On a corporate level, the Company is discussing multiple options and structures to move the Plateau Project forward and build value.

Orgs Team up for #COVID-19 Response: Resource Exchange Platforms Created for Medical/Research/Lab Supplies, Testing Inventory, Equipment and Treatment Capabilities

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 10:07pm

I think it is important that we work collaboratively as we all address the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • I think it is important that we work collaboratively as we all address the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Were working closely with Oregon Bio, OMEP and Built Oregon to get this survey to our networks.
  • The platforms will be posted online early next week and will be updated on an ongoing basis.
  • Built Oregon believes the support and growth of Oregons consumer product industries will create sustainable, inclusive, and innovative job growth.

CPABC supports B.C. Government’s measures to combat COVID-19

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:30am

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) commends the B.C.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) commends the B.C.
  • The message from the provincial government is clear we need to work together to get through this crisis.
  • The provincial governments supports will help British Columbians get through this challenging period, continued Mathison.
  • The province has also indicated that it will be monitoring the situation closely and will provide additional supports if necessary.

HyperSolar Signs MOU With Cascadia Energy Technologies

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 9:30am

SANTA BARBARA, CA , March 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HyperSolar, Inc. (OTC:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cascadia Energy Technologies, of Corvallis, Oregon.

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  • SANTA BARBARA, CA , March 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HyperSolar, Inc. (OTC:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cascadia Energy Technologies, of Corvallis, Oregon.
  • The work together will focus on prospective renewable energy projects,and most importantly for HyperSolar, on-going business development.
  • Our collaboration with Cascadia is meant to be a long-term association, said Tim Young, CEO of HyperSolar.
  • We share common values and objectives in the production of green energy, with a specific focus on green hydrogen.

Pacific Office Automation Sponsors 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Sales Competition

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 1:00am

PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- For the second year in a row, Pacific Office Automation is the proud title sponsor of the Pacific Northwest Sales Competition ( http://bit.ly/32XvnRT ) held this weekend in Portland.

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  • PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- For the second year in a row, Pacific Office Automation is the proud title sponsor of the Pacific Northwest Sales Competition ( http://bit.ly/32XvnRT ) held this weekend in Portland.
  • The competition invites college students from across the Pacific Northwest to showcase their skills and abilities to a judging panel and vie for a cash prize.
  • The event kicks off with a welcome reception on Friday, March 6th followed by the sales competition on Saturday, March 7th.
  • With a successful competition in 2019, Pacific Office Automation looks forward to another exciting year with some of the brightest young minds in the Pacific Northwest.

Oregonians and Visitors Encouraged to "Take Care Out There" as Part of New Responsible Outdoor Recreation Campaign

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 7:25pm

"As interest in Oregon's outdoor recreation grows, so does the need to preserve and protect our treasured natural assets," said Cailin O'Brien-Feeney, director of the Oregon Office of Outdoor Recreation.

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  • "As interest in Oregon's outdoor recreation grows, so does the need to preserve and protect our treasured natural assets," said Cailin O'Brien-Feeney, director of the Oregon Office of Outdoor Recreation.
  • "We're working to build a legacy of respect, ensuring outdoor opportunities for health, connection and joy for many generations to come."
  • DHM Research found that U.S. residents rate Oregon highest for natural beauty and access to outdoor recreation, making it no surprise that 95% of Oregonians report participating is some form of outdoor recreation each year.
  • The public service initiative was developed under the leadership of the Oregon Outdoor Recreation Initiative and managed by Travel Oregon, working to ensure access to world-class outdoor recreation experiences for everyone.

Digital Realty to Acquire Forty-Nine Percent Interest In the Westin Building Exchange in Seattle

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Westin Building Exchange serves as the primary interconnection hub for the Pacific Northwest, linking Canada, Alaska and Asia along the Pacific Rim.

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  • The Westin Building Exchange serves as the primary interconnection hub for the Pacific Northwest, linking Canada, Alaska and Asia along the Pacific Rim.
  • Digital Realty's investment in the Westin Building will unlock new possibilities for customers to scale digital transformation by removing data gravity barriers.
  • The Westin Building Exchange sits at the digital crossroads of the Pacific Northwest and provides direct and virtual access to one of the richest communities of cloud and network providers, powered by Digital Realty's Service Exchange.
  • To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit digitalrealty.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter .

InkHouse Opens Seattle Office to Answer Demand for Tech, Consumer and Health Care PR and Digital Media Services in the Pacific Northwest

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

InkHouse, an integrated public relations, social media and content agency, today announced the opening of InkHouse Seattle to address demand for technology, consumer and health care PR and digital marketing services in the Pacific Northwest, including in markets like Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.

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  • InkHouse, an integrated public relations, social media and content agency, today announced the opening of InkHouse Seattle to address demand for technology, consumer and health care PR and digital marketing services in the Pacific Northwest, including in markets like Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.
  • At InkHouse, Kate will lead operations for InkHouse Seattle and help spearhead campaigns for some of the agencys most exciting west coast clients.
  • InkHouses new Seattle office will help support the next generation of change-making companies founded in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Find us in the real world in Boston, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle and in the digital one at www.inkhouse.com .

Columbia Bank Provides $50,000 To Key Organizations Tackling Affordable Housing During Warm Homes Grant Campaign

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:27pm

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Bank today announced that through its Warm Homes grant campaign, the bank is providing two one-time grants for $25,000 each to organizations in Idaho and Washington working toward affordable housing solutions.To date, Columbia has provided $250,000 through the Warm Homes campaign.

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  • TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Bank today announced that through its Warm Homes grant campaign, the bank is providing two one-time grants for $25,000 each to organizations in Idaho and Washington working toward affordable housing solutions.To date, Columbia has provided $250,000 through the Warm Homes campaign.
  • The bank'sWarm Homes program provides funding for current or new entrepreneurial transitional or permanent affordable housing solutions.
  • "Columbia Bank's Warm Homes campaign is providing us with an amazing gift to continue our mission today and into the future."
  • Headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, Columbia Banking System, Inc. is the holding company of Columbia Bank, a Washington state-chartered full-service commercial bank with locations throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho.