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PAM receives bid approach from KirchPAM receives bid approach from Kirch

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Wanted man arrested after grow house discovered in DonegalWanted man arrested after grow house discovered in Donegal

first_imgA man has been arrested after gardaí raided a suspected drugs grow house near Mountcharles in Donegal.The discovery was made on Friday last, when the District Drugs Unit, the Regional Support Unit and local gardaí carried out a search on a property in the Mountcharles area.A man, who had been sought by gardaí for drugs offences since 2015, was subsequently arrested. “It would appear that a grow house was being set up due to the amount of equipment etc. discovered,” said a garda statement.The incident has prompted gardaí to warn landlords about renting properties to criminals who intend to turn them into hidden drug production labs.“We would like to urge landlords to be extremely careful when renting /letting property and please always vet any potential tenants well.”Wanted man arrested after grow house discovered in Donegal was last modified: December 20th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Takeaways: the Sharks might be better off without Vlasic right nowTakeaways: the Sharks might be better off without Vlasic right now

first_imgSAN JOSE — Pete DeBoer might need to start looking over his shoulder.Sick on the couch, the Sharks coach handed managerial duties over to his longtime bench-mate Steve Spott on Tuesday and his team completed its homestand with a 3-0 record.The Sharks also earned a win on Nov. 21, 2015 when DeBoer gave the bench to Spott in Pittsburgh to deal with personal matters. If he isn’t careful, his good friend might just steal his job.Kidding aside, the Sharks are firing on all cylinders right now, …last_img read more

SA awards R31bn power contractsSA awards R31bn power contracts

first_img3 March 2008South African state-owned electricity company Eskom has awarded Alstom and Hitachi Power Africa contracts worth more than R31-billion to equip a new 4 740-megawatt coal-fired power station – dubbed “Project Bravo” – to be built in the Witbank area of Mpumalanga province.French company Alstom has secured an estimated R13-billion contract to supply turbines and related infrastructure, while Hitachi Power Africa – a venture between Germany-based Hitachi Power Europe and South African empowerment partners – has won an R18.5-billion contract to provide boilers for the new power station.Both companies were awarded similar contracts in November 2007 for “Project Medupi”, another coal-fired power station being constructed in Lephalale in South Africa’s Limpopo province.French connectionParis-based Alstom signed a contract worth more than €1.3-billion (around R13-billion) to provide six 790-megawatt steam turbine and turbo-generator packages, six air-cooled condensers and auxiliary equipment, as well as all associated erection and commissioning services for Project Bravo.The contract with Alstom was signed on Friday during a business summit in Cape Town, attended by South African President Thabo Mbeki and his French counterpart, Nicolas Sarkozy.“Thanks to this contract, Alstom will again be able to make an important contribution to Eskom’s capital expansion programme to increase generation capacity,” Alstom executive vice-president Philippe Joubert said in a statement last week.“Our equipment is being used in about 80% of existing power stations in South Africa, providing us with crucial local experience.”As part of agreements signed during Sarkozy’s visit, a number of French engineers will come to South Africa to assist both the government and Eskom to deal better with the country’s energy shortage problems.Alstom has also won contracts to refurbish the 2 100-megawatt Arnot coal-fired power plant, adding an extra 300-megawatts to its power output by December 2010, as well as returning to service two mothballed plants, Grootvlei and Komati, which together will add an additional 2 161-megawatts to the grid by 2010.French-based Areva is also competing to build Eskom’s proposed nuclear power station, dubbed Nuclear 1, as well as a fleet of nuclear power stations which could eventually provide up to 20 000-megawatts of electricity to the national grid.Investment in education and skillsEngineering News reported last week that Eskom had awarded Hitachi Power Africa with a contract worth R18.5-billion to supply Project Bravo with boilers.“After the intense negotiations we are very proud to have been awarded the six utility steam generators for Bravo,” Hitachi Power Europe chief operating officer Klaus-Dieter Rennert told Engineering News, adding that the contract put the company in the position to increase employment opportunities and invest in education and skills development.Engineering News reported that more than 50% of the value of the contracts would be procured locally, creating thousands of jobs.SAinfo reporter Want to use this article in your publication or on your website?See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

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first_img{loadposition tc}Click on a thumbnail for a low-resolution image, or right-click on the link below it to download a high-resolution copy of the image.» Download Nature contact sheet (785KB) » Download full image library contact sheet (10.5MB) Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal province: Flowers on the mountain in the Injasuthi Nature Reserve. Photo: Mary Alexander, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province: The aquarium at the uShaka Marine World theme park. Photo: Graeme Williams, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province: Snake exhibit at the aquarium, uShaka Marine World theme park. Photo: Graeme Williams, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province: The seal show at the uShaka Marine World theme park. Photo: Graeme Williams, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Baobab trees stand out against the bushy landscape near Musina. Photo: Graeme Williams, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Baobab trees stand out against the bushy landscape near Musina. Photo: Graeme Williams, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Baobab trees stand out against the bushy landscape near Musina. Photo: Graeme Williams, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: A scops owl in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res image Limpopo province: Elephant in the Kruger National Park. Photo: MediaClubSouthAfrica.com » Download high-res imageNATURE 7: {loadposition nature}Having trouble downloading high-resolution images? Queries about the image library? Email Janine Erasmus at [email protected]last_img read more

Squatter’s rights being sussed out in the Ohio Supreme CourtSquatter’s rights being sussed out in the Ohio Supreme Court

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest House cats understand squatter’s rights. Just watch them. We just added a third one to our household, and he knows the cat rules about jockeying for the best territory in the house. Right now, that is in the kitchen near the space heater. In fact, he is now stretched out in front of my computer screen, blocking part of my view.Ohio actually recognizes a form of squatter’s rights, adverse possession, although it is very difficult to obtain land ownership this way. The elements of adverse possession in our state are exclusive possession, open, notorious and adverse use of the land for 21 years. All elements must be proven by clear and convincing evidence. A “quiet title” action is filed to claim ownership of land this way.The Ohio Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an adverse possession case in May of this year. The parties in Don Koprivec, et al v. Rails-to-Trails of Wayne County, 2016-0704, are waiting for a decision. The issue before the Court is whether the actions of licensees on property interrupt the “exclusive possession” of adverse possession.The property they are fighting over consists of eight miles of an old abandoned railroad corridor that runs through three parcels of land, owned by the Koprivecs (purchased in 1981), the Bilinoviches (purchased in 1996) and the Koontzes (purchased in 1998). The landowners exercised control and openly used the disputed property, regularly using it and caring for it. They posted no trespassing signs. They built structures. They ran out any trespassers.By 1970, the disputed property was no longer used for trains. The Railroad removed the wooden rails in 1989. A property manager of the Railroad inspected the property in the 1990s and 2000s. AT&T and Sprint were granted 15-year licenses, with two 15-year renewal options during ownership by the Railroad. In 2007, one of the licensees cleared brush on the disputed property.Rails-to-Trails of Wayne County, a non-profit, purchased this property from Norfolk Southern Railway in 2009, with the intent of converting it into a public trail. In February of 2011, the landowners filed a declaratory judgment and action to quiet title to the disputed property, alleging adverse possession. Rails-to-Trails promptly counterclaimed, asserting that the landowners were trespassing.Rails-to-Trails was granted summary judgment in the trial court, which means they won without having to go through a trial. The landowners appealed, and the Ninth District Court of Appeals dismissed the appeal for lack of a final appealable order. So the trial court again granted summary judgment to Rails-to-Trails, finding that the recorded licensing agreements between the Railroad and AT&T and Sprint and their related activities were sufficient to defeat the exclusive use element of adverse possession.The landowners appealed to the Ninth Circuit again. This time the appellate court reversed, finding that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment to Rails-to-Trails because the licensing agreements between the Railroad and AT&T and Sprint and their related activities were not sufficient to defeat the exclusive use element of adverse possession. One Judge held that the licenses were irrevocable and essentially easements.The Ohio Supreme Court accepted the case. And now the parties wait to see how the Supreme Court views the actions of the licensees. Adverse Possession is disfavored under Ohio law, but the facts and issue before the Court makes for an interesting case. Will the activities to install and maintain fiber optic cables, including a massive right-of-way brush clearing in 2007 be sufficient to defeat the adverse possession element of exclusivity? I will be looking for this decision.Meanwhile, if you are a property owner, think like a tomcat. Mark your territory, so to speak. In this case, if the Railroad had paid more attention to the disputed eight acres and made sure all neighboring landowners knew it was their property, this case would never have happened. Regular inspections and prohibiting and enforcing unauthorized use of the acreage would have stopped an adverse possession claim before it started and created years of litigation and thousands of dollars in legal fees.last_img read more

Here’s What A 3D-Printed Record Sounds Like [Video]Here’s What A 3D-Printed Record Sounds Like [Video]

first_img12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People… That’s because even at the highest resolutions available in 3D printing, you can print audio grooves only fine enough to capture a fraction of the resolution and sampling rate of a even decent-sounding MP3. There’s also a very tiny grain and residue on 3D printed objects that interferes with the turntable stylus’ ability to pick up a clean audio signal. Still, the songs are clearly recognizable, making what Ghassaei has pulled off from a technical standpoint very impressive. Don’t Get Too Excited, HipstersJust be careful about envisioning a not-too-distant future in which we can all print out our favorite albums on vinyl-like material and listen to them in high-fidelity stereo. Music-industry executives jazzed about the recent resurgence in vinyl record sales should also take a chill pill.  For one thing, this method of creating records is pretty expensive. Between printer usage time and the raw materials needed to print a 12-inch disc, it probably costs several hundred dollars per record. For the price tag of two or three 3D-printed records, you could press 100 real vinyl albums. Resolution is the biggest stumbling block. Although the cost of 3D printing has been dropping into more consumer-accessible territory, the resolution of the printers hasn’t changed much in the last few years. The types of things people use 3D printers today for just don’t demand the super-high resolution required to print tiny, clean grooves like the ones created by pressing an aluminum master disc into hot vinyl – the old-fashioned way to make a record. Ghassaei might be able to get that Daft Punk song to sound clearer on 3D-printed records than it does right now, but it’s not going to be a viable, listenable alternative anytime soon. Who knows, though? Maybe in a few years we’ll see lo-fi experimental noise bands in Brooklyn selling limited edition, 3D-printed LPs. They won’t come cheap, though.  john paul titlow 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout Tags:#3d printing#music 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… 4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App If you ever wanted to print out your favorite albums at home, that weird little itch of yours may soon be scratched. Amanda Ghassaei, an editor at Instructables and DIY audio hardware geek, recently succeeded in 3D printing 12-inch records containing music by artists like Nirvana, The Pixies and Daft Punk. It sounds terrible, but the achievement is still pretty impressive. Ghassaei used Processing to write a program that translates digital audio into 3D models, which can then be printed on a plastic material using a high-resolution 3D printer. The end result can be played on any turntable, although as you can hear in the video below, it doesn’t sound very good.  Related Posts last_img read more

Salute to the Little Brave HeartsSalute to the Little Brave Hearts

first_imgSelected for the National Bravery Award, 25 children from different parts of the country were hosted to a mesmerizing Sound and Light show run by India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) Ltd at Purana Qila, New Delhi. The kids who will receive the National Bravery awards for their outstanding acts of gallantry, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Republic Day were invited to showcase the incredible 1000 years journey of rise, fall and shaping of the Capital city through a spectacular Sound & Light show Ishq-e-Dilli operated by ITDC. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfAnil Kumar Gupta, General Manager, Sound and Light Show Division, ITDC said, “It is irresistible to see the courage and bravery these kids have portrayed, fighting their fears to protect other life’s and some of them lost their life to save others. These kids are true role models who inspire others; it was an honor to host, meet and interact with these brave souls at the Son Et Lumiere (Show)”.This year, the Indian Council for child Welfare has selected 25 children for National Bravery Awards. Out of 25, four of the awards are posthumous. These children hailing from different geographical regions will receive the award from Prime Minister on Republic Day and will also be a part of the Republic Day Parade. In addition to this, India Tourism Development Corporation has also hosted corresponding Sound & Light show at Red fort & Purana Qila for more than 1300 NCC Cadets as per organisation announcement to offer free shows for the armed forces and their families. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveThe sound and light show, Ishq-e-Dilli which is organised for the brave kids is more than just a sound and light show. It’s a hi-tech multimedia show that utilizes cutting edge technology. It is India’s first permanent projection art installation. Combined with Delhi’s vibrant past, the entire journey evokes the mood of each historic moment most palpably which promises to be a memorable experience for the viewers.Ishq-e-Dilli depicts the spirit of Delhi through the history of its ten cities from the period of Prithvi Raj Chauhan to the modern Delhi which now runs on metro. The well- structured evening sound and light Show at Purana Qila is a fascinating attraction for the visitors to Delhi, with its rocky walls provided with a vigorous backdrop for the light effects.last_img read more