Month: October 2013

LinkedIn posts better-than-expected Q3 revenues of $393m

LinkedIn posted better-than-expected third quarter revenues of $393m yesterday, a 56% jump from a year ago. LinkedIn said it expected between $415 million and $420 million in sales for the final three months, lower than the $438 million expected by analysts. Its full-year revenue estimates, although revised upward to $1.5 billion, also fell slightly short …

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Mr Toast pops up to help you slash energy bills

Residents of Greater Manchester have been finding out how they can slash their energy bills thanks to Mr Toast. The mascot has been popping up in neighbourhoods across the region, starting in Ramsbottom, letting people know how they can make their homes warmer and more efficient as the winter begins and temperatures begin to drop. …

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Community turns out for third Halloween Festival

The spook-tacular Whitefield Halloween Festival took place on Sunday 27 October in Hamilton Road Park attended by Mayor of Bury, Cllr Sharon Briggs.  Now in its third year, the festival is a partnership event organised jointly by Bury Council and Whitefield Business Group as well as GM Police and GM Fire and Rescue Service as …

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DNV GL backs Recharge Thought Leaders Summit

The DNV GL Group has agreed to be the Platinum sponsor for the first Recharge Thought Leaders Holmenkollen 2014 summit. The summit will be on 9th January 2014 at the Holmenkollen Park Hotel in Oslo and will bring together some of the leading thinkers in renewable energy to discuss solutions for some of the key …

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New Modules for Axioline I/O

Phoenix Contact has extended its I/O product line for the Axioline F control cabinet: The eight-channel modules for receiving and transmitting standard signals and for temperature measurement are now complemented by compact four-channel versions. The new 4 channel input modules for currents and voltages capture any common standard signal in synch with the bus and …

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NCC to construct public transport hub in Bergen

NCC is to construct the new Birkelandskrysset traffic hub in Bergen. The contract with the county traffic company, Bybanen Utbygging, comprising a new tramway bridge, pedestrian and bicycle roads, a public transport terminal and a parking garage, is valued at SEK 490 million. “The tramway is a visionary public transport initiative in Bergen. We are …

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CRO market increased to $13.6 billion in 2012

Total combined peer group revenues between the leading Contract Research Organizations (CROs) increased by 10.2% year-to-year, from $12.4 billion in 2011 to $13.6 billion in 2012. A key factor set to drive growth within the industry is the greater demand for outsourced clinical services as drug makers look to contractors as a strategy to off-set …

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Lawful interception market to be worth $970.6 million by 2018

The lawful interception market has been forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 49.8% over the next five years, increasing from a value of $128.7 million to reach a total of $970.6 million by 2018. Lawful interception (LI) is obtaining communications network data pursuant to lawful authority for the purpose of …

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The secrets of success for the Indian shipping industry

Almost 300 senior Indian and international maritime professionals gathered in Mumbai for a lively 9th India Shipping Summit, organised jointly by Seatrade and TradeWinds, in the new venue of the Palladium Hotel, Mumbai. Against a tough economic backdrop, forty industry experts set out to determine the real shipping issues holding India back, the potential that …

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Jones Lang LaSalle reports revenue up 19%

Jones Lang LaSalle has reported a rise in its adjusted earnings per share of 21.1% to $1.49 for the third quarter of 2013. The company reported solid third quarter results, with revenue up 19% to $1.1bn (£682m) from the same period last year. Consolidated fee revenue growth of 15% for the third quarter and 9% …

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Italian cider market dominated by Strongbow Gold

Cider was only introduced to the Italian market in 2011 and registered an almost 100% increase in volume in 2012. Until 2011, Italy had seen trade of cider products only in craft-artisan production, which could not be taken into account as levels of consumption were absolutely insignificant. In April 2011, InBev launched the first industrial …

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