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Canadian Geographic to award $10,000 in biggest photo competition to date

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:56pm

This new iteration of Canadian Geographic's longest-running photo competition will focus on the beauty of Canada: its wildlife, landscapes, cities and weather.

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  • This new iteration of Canadian Geographic's longest-running photo competition will focus on the beauty of Canada: its wildlife, landscapes, cities and weather.
  • Canadian Photos of the Year is a fresh take on Canadian Geographic's Annual Photo Competition, which ran for 36 years.
  • This year, Canadian Geographic will recognize 13 exceptional photographers, including one grand-prize winner who will be named Canadian Photographer of the Year.
  • Honourable mentions will receive a one-year subscription to Canadian Geographic magazine and a selection of Can Geo products.

SC Johnson and Liverpool Football Club Team Up to Tackle Plastic Waste; Anfield Plastic to Become New Mr Muscle® Bottles

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

From the start of the partnership, fans at Anfield will be able to place plastic beverage bottles in specially designed receptacles.

Key Points: 
  • From the start of the partnership, fans at Anfield will be able to place plastic beverage bottles in specially designed receptacles.
  • SC Johnson will collect the plastic and repurpose it to create new Mr Muscle trigger bottles.
  • "Plastic waste is a threat to our planet for this and future generations," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson.
  • And since February 2021, all Mr Muscle trigger bottles sold in the UK are now made using 100% PCR plastic.

SC Johnson and Liverpool Football Club Team Up to Tackle Plastic Waste; Anfield Plastic to Become New Mr Muscle® Bottles

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

LIVERPOOL, England, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, the maker of household consumer brands such as Mr Muscle®, Ecover® and Duck®, today announced it is teaming up with Liverpool Football Club to create a closed loop recycling model for the more than 500,000 plastic bottles used at Anfield each season.

Key Points: 
  • From the start of the partnership, fans at Anfield will be able to place plastic beverage bottles in specially designed receptacles.
  • SC Johnson will collect the plastic and repurpose it to create new Mr Muscle trigger bottles.
  • "Plastic waste is a threat to our planet for this and future generations," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson.
  • And since February 2021, all Mr Muscle trigger bottles sold in the UK are now made using 100% PCR plastic.

Teletrac Navman Releases Infographic on Driving Dangers of Fall: Highlighting the Most Dangerous States and Cities to Drive in the U.S.

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

Overall, fall may not have as many fatalities as other seasons, but there are still many unique dangers, said Ben Williams, director of digital and central marketing at Teletrac Navman.

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  • Overall, fall may not have as many fatalities as other seasons, but there are still many unique dangers, said Ben Williams, director of digital and central marketing at Teletrac Navman.
  • We urge our customers and everyone else on the road to be aware of these hazards and take proactive steps to mitigate the risks they pose.
  • Over the next year, Teletrac Navman will be releasing an infographic each season highlighting the dangers for that time of year, along with tips to help drivers stay safe on the road.
  • The company is headquartered in Orange County, CA, with additional offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.

Pierce Manufacturing Completes Ownership Interest in Boise Mobile Equipment

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

APPLETON, Wis., Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pierce Manufacturing Inc. , an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that it has completed the purchase of an ownership interest in Boise Mobile Equipment (BME).

Key Points: 
  • APPLETON, Wis., Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pierce Manufacturing Inc. , an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that it has completed the purchase of an ownership interest in Boise Mobile Equipment (BME).
  • With this investment, Pierce will work with BME to provide the best possible wildland offerings to meet these unique challenges.
  • Boise Mobile Equipment opened its doors in 1990 and has been manufacturing and serving firefighters since then, said Chad Moffat, president of Boise Mobile Equipment.
  • To learn more about Pierce Manufacturing and the companys ownership interest in BME, visit www.piercemfg.com .

New Survey Finds Nearly 50% Of Hospitality Workers Consider Switching Jobs For Better Workplace Technology

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new survey examining hospitality employees' satisfaction with their company's current walkie-talkie radios has found close to 50% of workers would consider quitting their jobs for better, safer workplace communication technology.

Key Points: 
  • RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new survey examining hospitality employees' satisfaction with their company's current walkie-talkie radios has found close to 50% of workers would consider quitting their jobs for better, safer workplace communication technology.
  • The survey, conducted by Relay , the voice-first communications platform for frontline workers, finds that approximately one in three respondents considers the need to upgrade workplace communications such a priority, they would contemplate leaving their current company immediately.
  • 50% of workers would consider quitting their jobs for better, safer workplace communication technology.
  • "It's become clear that traditional radios often cause more operational problems than they solve," said Chris Chuang, CEO of Relay.

David Bowie Estate & Warner Music Announce Landmark, Career-Spanning Partnership

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Warner Music Group (WMG) and the estate of David Bowie have signed a global, career-spanning partnership for Bowie's timeless recorded music catalog.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Warner Music Group (WMG) and the estate of David Bowie have signed a global, career-spanning partnership for Bowie's timeless recorded music catalog.
  • With this landmark new deal, Warner Music will now have worldwide rights to five decades of Bowie's transcendent, culture-shifting work.
  • Since then, Warner Music and the Bowie estate have jointly embarked on an extensive, award-winning program of releases highlighting the astonishing, game-changing evolution of his career.
  • We're excited that our expanded partnership with the Bowie estate will help us deliver innovative, career-spanning projects and attract new generations to his extraordinary musical universe."

Benchmark Update on Feasibility Level Engineering Work

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:15pm

Edmonton, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - September 16, 2021) - Benchmark Metals Inc. (TSXV: BNCH) (OTCQX: BNCHF) (WKN: A2JM2X) (the "Company" or "Benchmark") is pleased to provide an update for ongoing engineering and technical work to support a feasibility level design for the Lawyers Gold-Silver Project.

Key Points: 
  • Edmonton, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - September 16, 2021) - Benchmark Metals Inc. (TSXV: BNCH) (OTCQX: BNCHF) (WKN: A2JM2X) (the "Company" or "Benchmark") is pleased to provide an update for ongoing engineering and technical work to support a feasibility level design for the Lawyers Gold-Silver Project.
  • Work includes in-situ permeability (packer) test work, geotechnical logging, down-hole televiewer mapping, sampling for geotechnical test work such as unconfined compressive strength, sampling for comminution test work, piezometer installation for groundwater baseline towards engineering design and environmental baseline, and resource definition.
  • The work is being led by a world-class team from Benchmark, APEX Geoscience Ltd, JDS Mining Inc., Knight Piesold Ltd (KP), F. Wright Consulting Inc, and DGI Geoscience Inc.
  • Ian Harris, Vice President Engineering commented, "The Company is focused on completing all necessary engineering work to establish Canada's next gold-silver mine.

David Bowie Estate and Warner Music Announce Landmark, Career-Spanning Partnership

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Warner Music Group (WMG) and the estate of David Bowie have signed a global, career-spanning partnership for Bowie’s timeless recorded music catalog. With this landmark new deal, Warner Music will now have worldwide rights to five decades of Bowie’s transcendent, culture-shifting work. Expanding on Warner Music’s current agreement with the estate, which encompasses Bowie material from 1968 to 1999, the new licensing agreement will include the entirety of Bowie's 2000-2016 creative outpouring. Heathen, Reality, The Next Day, and the worldwide No.1 album ★ (pronounced Blackstar) are among the acclaimed works that will come into the Warner Music fold in 2023.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Warner Music Group (WMG) and the estate of David Bowie have signed a global, career-spanning partnership for Bowies timeless recorded music catalog.
  • With this landmark new deal, Warner Music will now have worldwide rights to five decades of Bowies transcendent, culture-shifting work.
  • Since then, Warner Music and the Bowie estate have jointly embarked on an extensive, award-winning program of releases highlighting the astonishing, game-changing evolution of his career.
  • Were excited that our expanded partnership with the Bowie estate will help us deliver innovative, career-spanning projects and attract new generations to his extraordinary musical universe.

Actor-chef Mitchell Anderson Reflects on Life in Song, Story in You Better Call Your Mother

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:37pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- During the early part of COVID, Atlanta restaurateur Mitchell Anderson was doing what many of us were: Reflecting on life.

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  • ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- During the early part of COVID, Atlanta restaurateur Mitchell Anderson was doing what many of us were: Reflecting on life.
  • So, come November, Atlanta audiences will see Anderson the chef-owner of MetroFresh at Synchronicity Theatre for a limited run of You Better Call Your Mother, a cabaret-style evening of anecdotes and songs.
  • That's how, 25 years later, the now-60-year-old Anderson (he aged up in August) spent part of his COVID isolation writing about his life.
  • Written and performed by Anderson, You Better Call Your Mother is directed by Atlanta theatre favorite Courtenay Collins , with musical direction by theatre veteran Bill Newberry .