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Jingxi City Implements Development and Opening-up Strategy to Build a Regional Central City

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 10:47am

During the expo, Jingxi City signed 5 projects with the merchants, with a total investment of more than RMB 29.4 billion, according to the Publicity Department of Jingxi City.

Key Points: 
  • During the expo, Jingxi City signed 5 projects with the merchants, with a total investment of more than RMB 29.4 billion, according to the Publicity Department of Jingxi City.
  • The city would strive to create a first-class government, legal, cultural, market and social environment to provide quality services for entrepreneurs.
  • In the next few years, Jingxi will further implement the "Five Strategies" of development and opening-up, rural revitalization, industrial city development, holistic tourism, and urban quality improvement.
  • The city will promote the high-quality development of the Jingxi Leading Area of Guangxi Baise Key Development and Opening Pilot Zone, development of the demonstration and leading area of border stability, security, prosperity and wealth, and construction of "two districts and one city" as the regional central city of China-ASEAN cooperation.

Jingxi City Implements Development and Opening-up Strategy to Build a Regional Central City

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 10:27am

During the expo, Jingxi City signed 5 projects with the merchants, with a total investment of more than RMB 29.4 billion, according to the Publicity Department of Jingxi City.

Key Points: 
  • During the expo, Jingxi City signed 5 projects with the merchants, with a total investment of more than RMB 29.4 billion, according to the Publicity Department of Jingxi City.
  • The city would strive to create a first-class government, legal, cultural, market and social environment to provide quality services for entrepreneurs.
  • In the next few years, Jingxi will further implement the "Five Strategies" of development and opening-up, rural revitalization, industrial city development, holistic tourism, and urban quality improvement.
  • The city will promote the high-quality development of the Jingxi Leading Area of Guangxi Baise Key Development and Opening Pilot Zone, development of the demonstration and leading area of border stability, security, prosperity and wealth, and construction of "two districts and one city" as the regional central city of China-ASEAN cooperation.

Changes to Transcontinental’s senior management

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:00am

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A TCL.B) (“Transcontinental” or the “Company”) announces that François Olivier will retire from the Company. He will be leaving his functions on December 9, 2021, after 28 years with the Company, including 13 years as President and Chief Executive Officer. Peter Brues, a member of Transcontinental’s Board of Directors since 2018 and Chair of the Audit Committee, will succeed him as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Brues will join the organization as of November 1st and will work with François Olivier during a transition period. He will officially assume his duties on December 10th. Mr. Brues’s appointment is the culmination of a rigorous succession planning process led by the Company’s Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

Key Points: 
  • I am particularly grateful to the employees who, through their exceptional commitment and hard work, contribute to Transcontinental's success each and every day.
  • A member of Transcontinental's Board of Directors since 2018, he is already fully committed to Transcontinentals vision and has in-depth knowledge of all our sectors of activity.
  • I would like to thank the Board of Directors for their confidence in me and look forward to working with the management team to ensure Transcontinentals continued success and the creation of sustainable shareholder value.
  • The Corporation's management disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise these statements unless otherwise required by the securities authorities.

LMN Architects Celebrates the Design and Topping Out of the Foster School of Business Founders Hall at the University of Washington

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

Seattle, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LMN Architects is proud to celebrate the topping out of the mass timber structure for Founders Hall at the UW Foster School of Business.

Key Points: 
  • Seattle, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LMN Architects is proud to celebrate the topping out of the mass timber structure for Founders Hall at the UW Foster School of Business.
  • Frank Hodge, Orin & Janet Smith Dean, Foster School of Business, comments: LMN Architects has been a true partner in designing Founders Hall.
  • Founders Hall is one of the first projects at the University of Washington to be delivered through progressive design-build project delivery.
  • Based in Seattle, Washington, the firm employs 150 talented professionals practicing architecture, interior design, and urban design.

Johnson Controls Partners with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority to Power Rochester Institute of Technology - Dubai

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

CORK, Ireland and DUBAI, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced it is partnering with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, and the Rochester Institute of Technology - Dubai (RIT Dubai) to deliver the region's first-of-its-kind smart, healthy, and sustainable new campus.

Key Points: 
  • CORK, Ireland and DUBAI, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced it is partnering with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, and the Rochester Institute of Technology - Dubai (RIT Dubai) to deliver the region's first-of-its-kind smart, healthy, and sustainable new campus.
  • Johnson Controls is committed to supporting DSOA's sustainability and carbon emissions reduction efforts through its OpenBlue digital platform.
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis is one of five main urban centers, a science and technology and knowledge hub that drives innovation, digital economy development, and talent generation.
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai, is a free zone that is strategically placed on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road.

Johnson Controls Partners with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority to Power Rochester Institute of Technology - Dubai

Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 4:00am

DUBAI, UAE, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced it is partnering with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, and the Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai (RIT Dubai) to deliver the region's first-of-its-kind smart, healthy, and sustainable new campus.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, Sept. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced it is partnering with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, and the Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai (RIT Dubai) to deliver the region's first-of-its-kind smart, healthy, and sustainable new campus.
  • Johnson Controls is committed to supporting DSOA's sustainability and carbon emissions reduction efforts through its OpenBlue digital platform.
  • "Johnson Controls has been a pioneer in innovation and a leader in technology for more than 135 years," said Rolando Furlong, vice president and general manager, Building Solutions MEA, at Johnson Controls.
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai, is a free zone that is strategically placed on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road.

Johnson Controls Partners with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority to Power Rochester Institute of Technology - Dubai

Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 4:00am

DUBAI, UAE, Sept. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced it is partnering with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, and the Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai (RIT Dubai) to deliver the region's first-of-its-kind smart, healthy, and sustainable new campus.

Key Points: 
  • Johnson Controls is committed to supporting DSOA's sustainability and carbon emissions reduction efforts through its OpenBlue digital platform.
  • "Johnson Controls has been a pioneer in innovation and a leader in technology for more than 135 years," said Rolando Furlong, vice president and general manager, Building Solutions MEA, at Johnson Controls.
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis is one of five main urban centers, a science and technology and knowledge hub that drives innovation, digital economy development, and talent generation.
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai, is a free zone that is strategically placed on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road.

Revolutionary Metaverse play-to-earn project driven by blockchain technology

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:46pm

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanilla Network is a part of the existing team behind Sin City, and has partnered with Vulcan Forged to help develop the game, using state of the art virtual reality technology. In addition to this, the platform will be built on Matic Network, a Vanilla Network partner, allowing high speed & low cost transactions. Existing assets from Vanilla Network, such as the head-to-head social betting game will be ported over to Sin City.

Key Points: 
  • Existing assets from Vanilla Network, such as the head-to-head social betting game will be ported over to Sin City.
  • Leveraging Vanilla Networks 2,000 + strong community and influencers who are avid gamblers and gamers, it's the perfect recipe for success.
  • Powered by Blockchain technology, the Metaverse will allow users to create, experience and monetize virtual reality content and applications within self-contained economies that not only mimic real-world interactions, but also have real-world applications.
  • Metaverse explorers will be able to build and commit various crimes to become the ultimate KingPin.

Revolutionary Metaverse play-to-earn project driven by blockchain technology

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:43pm

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanilla Network is a part of the existing team behind Sin City, and has partnered with Vulcan Forged to help develop the game, using state of the art virtual reality technology. In addition to this, the platform will be built on Matic Network, a Vanilla Network partner, allowing high speed & low cost transactions. Existing assets from Vanilla Network, such as the head-to-head social betting game will be ported over to Sin City.

Key Points: 
  • Existing assets from Vanilla Network, such as the head-to-head social betting game will be ported over to Sin City.
  • Leveraging Vanilla Networks 2,000 + strong community and influencers who are avid gamblers and gamers, it's the perfect recipe for success.
  • Powered by Blockchain technology, the Metaverse will allow users to create, experience and monetize virtual reality content and applications within self-contained economies that not only mimic real-world interactions, but also have real-world applications.
  • Metaverse explorers will be able to build and commit various crimes to become the ultimate KingPin.

JK Tech and Progress announce the recognition of JK Tech as the first Global System Integrator for Digital Transformation

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:18pm

These solutions are built on JK Tech's robust4R modernization framework helping clients through the transformation journey to Value Realization.

Key Points: 
  • These solutions are built on JK Tech's robust4R modernization framework helping clients through the transformation journey to Value Realization.
  • JK Tech will also be leveraging the newly introduced Progress Sitefinity 14 Digital Experience Platform, which creates capabilities based on cognitive and data-driven insights for tailoring personalized digital experiences.
  • Commenting on the alliance, Aloke Paskar, President & CEO, JK Tech, said, "JK Tech's 20+ years of experience with Progress, takes a new shape for our joint customer ecosystem.
  • JK Tech is a next-generation Digital and IT services provider enabling clients globally to navigate their digital transformation.