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Hotels: Occupancy Rate Decreased Year-over-year

From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending 16 MarchThe U.S. hotel industry reported mixed year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 10-16 March 2019, according to data from STR.In comparison with the week of 11-17 March 2018, the industry reco ...

The Hindenburg Wasn't Alone: Here's a Look at 23 Intriguing Airship Adventures

Long before jet aircraft came to dominate air transport, a variety of lighter-than-air vessels known as airships sought to combine the capabilities of ships at sea with the radical new ability of soaring through the skies. ...

Burgundy appoints new CEO

Robert Sankey succeeds Tony Arrell, who will continue as chairman The post Burgundy appoints new CEO appeared first on Investment Executive. ...

Have We Misunderstood The Connection Between Democracy And Social Justice?

Working at the intersection of moral and political philosophy, social science, and economics, Elizabeth Anderson has become a leading theorist of democracy and social justice. She has built a case, elaborated across decades, that equality is the basis for a free society. Her work, drawing on real- ...

EPA “Head” Scott Pruitt Discounts The Value Of Human Life (Literally)

Scott Pruitt, still clinging to the helm of President Trump’s EPA, met with allies at the Heritage Foundation Wednesday for what one attendee described as a “deniers’ convention,” according to E&E News. Pruitt told attendees that he is planning to stop counting the co-benefits of environmen ...

Vagrants on the Earth: Implications of Topsoil Loss

“When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth.” –Genesis 4:12* In 1970, an agronomist named Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  He advocated hybridization of grains for higher crop yields, ushe ...

Dana agrees to $600 million acquisition

Dana has reached an agreement to acquire Oerlikon's drive systems business in a transaction valued at $600 million. ...

Quebec won’t join national regulator

The Autorité des marchés financiers will continue overseeing all stakeholders in the Quebec financial sector The post Quebec won’t join national regulator appeared first on Investment Executive. ...

Liv-ex introduces California-specific market index

Following increasing market activity around the region, Liv-ex has created the California 50 index – a new f ...

BlackBerry KeyOne getting Android Oreo update

Canadian BlackBerry’s KeyOne users will be pleased to know that their smartphone will finally be receiving the newest Android software upgrade. In an announcement today, TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd., the Chinese smartphone manufacturer partnering with BlackBerry, says it has release ...

Calibre Mining Announces Results from 2018 Diamond Drilling Program on the 100-percent Owned Primavera Gold-Copper Porphyry Project, Nicaragua

By Priscila Barrera Calibre Mining (TSX-V: CXB) announces the results from the 2018 diamond drilling program on the 100-percent owned Primavera Gold-Copper Porphyry project, Nicaragua. As quoted in the press release: Greg Smith, president and CEO of Calibre stated: “We continue to test a serie ...

How are trade tensions affecting developing countries?

[[tweetable]]The trade war between China and the United States is hurting consumers and producers in both countries.[[/tweetable]]  As two recent papers show, US consumers are facing significantly higher prices as a result of the tariffs. In addition, producers are losing foreign sales as demand fo ...

TheDailyGold Premium Update #611

The 26-page update was published and emailed to subscribers Sunday early AM. The sector outlook is covered and the update includes a report on a junior company with 10-bagger potential in a bull market and 3-4 bagger potential in a stable Gold price environment. ...

Lake Huron LAMP Released

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) for Lake Huron 2017-2021, part of a binational effort to restore and preserve the Lake Huron ecosystem. Summarizing knowledge of many resource management agencies, conservation authorities, scientis ...

US Supreme Court Says UK National Gallery Can Keep Contested Matisse

“Three grandchildren of Greta Moll, the muse depicted in the portrait, had argued that the painting was taken in violation of international law and demanded that the National Gallery pay $30 million in compensation for the painting or return it. But last September, the Second Circuit Court of App ...

Genex Power Secures Financing For 520 Megawatt Australian Solar PV & Pumped-Hydro Project

Australian renewable energy and storage company Genex Power this week announced it has secured AU$516 million (US$382 million) in financing from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility for a 520 megawatt (MW) solar PV and pumped-hydro storage project.  ...

Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Norway?

This chart shows the pharmaceutical companies with the most patents in Norway. Patents must be filed in each country (or, in some cases regional patent office) where patent protection is… The post Which pharmaceutical companies have the most drug patents in Norway? appeared first on DrugPatentWatc ...

EOG Targets Lower Costs As It Improves Inventory

In U.S. shale plays, where increasing efficiency is among the unofficial mantras, EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE: EOG) is on a mission to drive down costs as the company improves the quality of its growing inventory. The Houston-based independent, which generated more than $500 million of free cash flow d ...

GOLD-SILVER: Irving Resources granted drill permit in Japan

JAPAN – Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has approved Irving Resources’ Otoineppu prospecting plan at its Omu Sinter prospect, part of its 100% owned Omu gold-silver project near Hokkaido. Irving will now submit a mine safety regulation permit to… The post GOLD-SILVER: Irvin ...

Intact Centre Report on National Flood Standard Released

The new report from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Weathering the Storm: Developing a Canadian Standard for Flood-Resilient Existing Communities, highlights a range of solutions that can help decrease future flood risk in Canadian communities. Flooding within urban centres is Canada’s c ...