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Global Saw Blades Market Outlook, 2027 - COVID-19 Updated - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:37am

The "Saw Blades - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Saw Blades - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Saw Blades estimated at US$2.4 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$3.5 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.1% over the analysis period 2020-2027.
  • This segment currently accounts for a 21% share of the global Saw Blades market.
  • In the global Chain Saw Blades segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 5% CAGR estimated for this segment.

Press release - Just transition in EU regions: support to people, economy and environment

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 12:04am

First vote on the new Just Transition Fund, first proposal from the Green Deal

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  • First vote on the new Just Transition Fund, first proposal from the Green Deal
    The EU must transition towards a climate-neutral economy without letting disparities between regions grow any further, say regional development MEPs.
  • On Monday 6 July, the Regional Development Committee approved the establishment of the Just Transition Fund (JTF) with 27 votes in favour, 7 against and 8 abstentions.
  • This amount would be supplemented with an additional EUR 32 803 000 000 in current prices, as proposed under the EU Recovery Instrument.
  • With an increased budget, we will be able to effectively support the regions that need it the most, but, above all, strongly support our citizens.

The Attack Against Democracy in the American Continents

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 1:49am

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pan-American Prosperity Institute (PPI) is a non-profit organization that seeks to foster a closer relationship among countries in the American continent.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pan-American Prosperity Institute (PPI) is a non-profit organization that seeks to foster a closer relationship among countries in the American continent.
  • With this intent, PPI would like to publish a letter from Mr. Luiz Philippe Braganca about the dire conditions Brazil is currently facing.
  • Mr. Braganca is a Brazilian citizen-elected Congressmen to the Brazilian House of Representatives.
  • Should anyone doubt this danger, history is unequivocal regarding the certainty of the outcome, from Bolshevik Russia to Chavez's Venezuela, the list is long.

Joseph Okotie-Eboh Foundation to Address Peace and Conflict Resolution, Set to Launch

Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 2:35pm

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In memory of late Chief Joseph Adolo, Okotie-Eboh, a businessman and politician, a webinar is scheduled to hold July 7, to formally launch a foundation, The Joseph Adolo Okotie-Eboh Peace and Conflict Resolution Foundation (JAOPCRF).

Key Points: 
  • LAGOS, Nigeria, July 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In memory of late Chief Joseph Adolo, Okotie-Eboh, a businessman and politician, a webinar is scheduled to hold July 7, to formally launch a foundation, The Joseph Adolo Okotie-Eboh Peace and Conflict Resolution Foundation (JAOPCRF).
  • The webinar which will address 'Peace and Conflict Resolution- The Political and Governance Perspectives', holds at the first anniversary of the Late Okotie-Eboh who died July 6, 2019.
  • Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will be the keynote speaker, while former External Affairs Minister Prof.Bolaji Akinyemi, renowned scholar, Prof. Anya.
  • "Peace is the hope of every nation, the promise of every politician and the desire of every living person.

Burns & McDonnell India Ranks No. 6 on the Great Place to Work® List of 'India's Great Mid-Size Workplaces'

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 4:55pm

MUMBAI, India, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Burns & McDonnell India has again been recognized as a great place to work among India's mid-size workplaces by Great Place to Work Institute, marking the fourth consecutive year the company has earned this recognition.

Key Points: 
  • MUMBAI, India, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Burns & McDonnell India has again been recognized as a great place to work among India's mid-size workplaces by Great Place to Work Institute, marking the fourth consecutive year the company has earned this recognition.
  • Burns & McDonnell India has earned this recognition by excelling in the five dimensions of building a high-trust, high-performance culture: fairness, credibility, respect, pride and camaraderie.
  • Great Place to Work Institute annually conducts a study on workplace culture and recognizes the Best Workplaces, in India as well as globally.
  • "Creating and maintaining a safe and great place to work is ingrained in our culture at Burns & McDonnell India," says Justin Sherman, chief executive officer, Burns & McDonnell India.

Support for Canada's Forest Sector Economic Recovery

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 10:03pm

OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's forest sector remains a vital source of jobs for Canadians, providing economic, social and environmental benefits.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's forest sector remains a vital source of jobs for Canadians, providing economic, social and environmental benefits.
  • The sector is leading in innovation through clean technologies, building on a strong foundation that includes a robust, world-class sustainable forest management system.
  • Canada's forest sector is an economic driver and major employer of Canadians, including Indigenous people and people in rural and remote communities.
  • We are taking action to help Canada's forest sector keep people working and come out of this difficult period stronger than before."

DGAP-News: BUNDESVERBAND DER SICHERHEITSWIRTSCHAFT (BDSW): Joint Statement on the German EU Council Presidency - Shaping a resilient European Union

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 10:01am

The European private security industry, represented by the Confederation of European Security Services (CoESS) at EU-level and the Bundesverband der Sicherheitswirtschaft (BDSW) in Germany, is committed to support the EU and German EU Council Presidency in this historic effort.

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  • The European private security industry, represented by the Confederation of European Security Services (CoESS) at EU-level and the Bundesverband der Sicherheitswirtschaft (BDSW) in Germany, is committed to support the EU and German EU Council Presidency in this historic effort.
  • The European Commission and many governments have therefore rightly recognised private security as an essential service.
  • CoESS and BDSW are convinced that the EU can overcome the current crisis more united and resilient than before and have strong hopes in the German EU Council Presidency.
  • The expected presentation of a new EU Security Union Strategy will be an important deliverable of the Commission this year.

Celebrating Canada Day in a New Way

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:00pm

OTTAWA, ON, July 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In celebration of Canada Day during these unprecedented times, HerExcellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, is sharing a special video message on the 153rd anniversary of our beloved country.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, July 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In celebration of Canada Day during these unprecedented times, HerExcellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, is sharing a special video message on the 153rd anniversary of our beloved country.
  • That we will build on our ability to act collectively, to act as one for the good of all.
  • The Governor General would also like to take this opportunity to highlight Canadians doing remarkable deeds.
  • Coming from across the country and from all walks of life, these new honours recipients concretely illustrate why we can all be proud to call Canada home.

EU consumers obtain access to collective redress

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 8:02am

Consumers across the EU are about to be granted broader opportunities for the collective defence of their rights.

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  • Consumers across the EU are about to be granted broader opportunities for the collective defence of their rights.
  • Member states ambassadors today approved a deal concluded between the Croatian presidency of the Council and the European Parliament on a draft directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers.
  • The directive requires member states to put in place a system of representative actions for the protection of consumers collective interests against infringements of Union law.
  • Background

    The directive was proposed by the Commission in April 2018 as part of the Commissions New deal for consumers package, which aimed to ensure fair and transparent rules for EU consumers.

Modernising judicial cooperation across borders: Presidency and Parliament reach provisional agreement on the taking of evidence and the service of documents regulations

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 8:02am

The Council Presidency and the European Parliament today reached a provisional agreement on two amended regulations, one on the taking of evidence and a second on the service of documents.

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  • The Council Presidency and the European Parliament today reached a provisional agreement on two amended regulations, one on the taking of evidence and a second on the service of documents.
  • The provisional agreement now needs to be submitted for endorsement by EU member states' ambassadors.
  • The draft regulations provide for the modernisation of judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters in the taking of evidence and service of documents.
  • The current regulation on the taking of evidence provides a framework for cross-border judicial assistance between EU countries by facilitating the collection of evidence across borders.