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first_imgPrestige Assurance Plc (PRESTI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2020 circular For more information about Prestige Assurance Plc (PRESTI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Prestige Assurance Plc (PRESTI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Prestige Assurance Plc (PRESTI.ng)  2020 circular Company ProfilePrestige Assurance Plc is an insurance company in Nigeria licensed to cover all classes on non-life insurance. The company offers products for motor, marine, bond, engineering, fire, aviation, oil and gas, and general insurance. Prestige Assurance Plc also provides all risk insurance and products for group personal accident, burglary, fidelity guarantee, workmen’s compensation, machinery breakdown, fire and allied perils, consequential loss insurance and liability insurance. Prestige Assurance Plc is a subsidiary of The New India Assurance Company Limited, Mumbai. It was founded in 1952. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Prestige Assurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgThursday Jul 24, 2014 Great tries from the Sharks vs Highlanders Super Rugby Qualifier The Sharks will face the Crusaders in Christchurch this coming weekend in the Super Rugby semi finals after a pulsating 31-27 victory over the Highlanders in the qualifier. Both sides scored great tries, so here is a look at the best of them ahead of the semis.The Sharks came from behind twice, as the Highlanders scored some excellent tries, most notably on the stroke of halftime from prop forward Kane Hames.“I’m very proud of the way they came back,” said coach Jake White said afterwards. “I thought the last 20 minutes we played really well. It was some of our best rugby in terms of linking our forwards and backs. I think when you get a win like you did last week with 34 points and then 31 against the Highlanders, it’s a great way to take momentum into the last couple of rounds.“It’s a great lesson for all the boys here to understand just how tough this knockout stage is. The Highlanders are a quality team, probably the best team in the competition to counterattack from broken play,” White said ahead of the semi final.South African teams heading overseas for playoffs have struggled in the past, with teams from the Republic playing nine knock-out matches in New Zealand and losing all of them.The Sharks however have already beaten the Crusaders away this season, with 14 men, so White feels that if they play well enough, they can do it again.“I’m a big believer that this group of players can beat anybody, and we’ve beaten both the Crusaders and Waratahs already this season.”Kickoff in the Crusaders vs Sharks Semi Final is at 19:35 local, 07:35 GMT, 09:35 CEST If you’re good at predicting match results, visit our friends to make a bet at TitanbetADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

first_imgArchDaily CopyApartments•Rose Bay, Australia Projects Apartments ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/64406/rose-bay-apartment-fjmt Clipboard Area:  2792 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Mathieu Faliu+ 19 Share Rose Bay Apartment / FJMT CopyAbout this officeFJMTOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsResidentialRose BayAustraliaPublished on June 16, 2010Cite: “Rose Bay Apartment / FJMT” 16 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Talis SVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Solid ColorPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesDining tablesZeitraumWood Table – TautBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USARoll Towel Dispenser – Electronic TouchlessWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesAluminium CompositesSculptformClick-on Battens in Victoria GardensMetal PanelsLongboard®Metal Ceilings – DauntlessWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsPerforated Facade PanelFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Rainscreen Cladding Panels for Lightweight Facades in Apartment BlockBricksAcme BrickModular Size BrickMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Year:  2009 Australia Photographs Architects: FJMT Area Area of this architecture project Photographs:  Mathieu FaliuText description provided by the architects. Our inspiration for this project came from the unique nature of the site, a gently slopping landscape right at the edge of the waterfront of Rose Bay. The natural sandstone walls of the bay, the grey Ironbark of the boardwalks and wharfs, the great figs and richness of the landscape and foliage as it meets the bay have been the elements we have looked to for inspiration in the design of these apartments.Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuThe project has been conceived as two separate but related residential accommodation types: a series of individual garden apartments merging with the topography and landscape; and a series of generous single level apartments in a cubic pavilion structure. Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuThe garden apartments are nestled into the gently sloping landscape of the site. Each level of these apartments opens onto terraces, courtyards and gardens. They are entered through a gazebo-like entrance conservatory that gives views over the garden to the bay. The apartments are deeply nestled into the landscape for insulation and thermal comfort to the interiors, and are characterised through their garden setting. The materials of these apartments, stone, timber and masonry emphases the relationship to the landscape while the large glazed doors and windows open to the view and fresh air. Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuThe pavilion apartments are created within a timber cubic structure with an expressed timber frame and louvre screens. This carefully proportioned pavilion is inspired by the nearly waterfront structures and wharfs made from ironbark and weatherboards. Automated louvres, sunscreens and large operable glazing shield the interiors from the sun, filter daylight and modulate vistas towards the Bay in response to the varying climate conditions and preferences of the occupants. Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuNumerous courtyard, terrace and landscape spaces are easily accessible for residents from which to enjoy the immediate and surrounding landscape. Furthermore, the design and layout of the residences enables generous garden areas, which in turn, create the sense space and the feeling that the landscape surrounds and is accessible from every part of the dwelling. Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuThe visual amenity and sense of space is further enhanced by the adjoining heritage listed Rose Bay house, adjoining public reserve and pedestrian access way, close proximity to Cranbrook Oval and filtered views north to Rose Bay and across the harbour.Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuA ramp from Rose Bay Avenue to the front doors not only enable easy access, but also allow residents and visitors to stroll leisurely through the landscape on the approach to each dwelling. Similarly, an appropriate area is provided for a ‘front door’ approach, giving each building its own entry lobby adjoining lush garden. This is achieved by two free standing entry pavilions that signify the entries and contribute to the amenity and landscape approach.Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuLight court spaces have been integrated into the landscape. These provide access to natural light and ventilation for adjoining interior spaces, as well as providing another outdoor living space. These ‘outdoor rooms’ provide a link between indoor and outdoor areas. The courts have been designed as a series of cascading green terraces, planted with a variety of native ferns, shrubs, ground covers and climbers. Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuA substantial portion of the landscape is ‘on-structure’, consisting of integrated planters on rooftop and balcony spaces. The on-structure planting allows a greater degree of vegetative cover for the site and is responsible for the ‘green roof’ character of the development. The benefits of this are that the site appears to be covered with extensive lush plantings when viewed from adjoining areas and from within the development the planting provides amenity and privacy. Save this picture!© Mathieu FaliuA major focus of the landscape has been to improve the future character and maximise the use of indigenous plant species. New Angophora costata (Smooth-barked Apple) trees have been planted to enhance the western boundary as well as integrate with the adjacent triangular public park. A row of deciduous trees between the apartments and terraces provide amenity and scale to the development. While the avenue of Lophostemon confertus (Brush Box) trees along New South Head Road have been reinstated to provide a bold landscape statement at the on the ‘front face’ of the development. Plant selection has focused on native species since they are well adapted to the Save this picture!© Mathieu Faliulocal climate, will result in much hardier planting than many other species due to their resilience to local climate extremes, can aid in greatly reduced maintenance costs and reduced irrigation and nutrient requirements, for their contribution as a resource for urban wildlife and to make reference to the natural environment of Rose Bay. Other factors considered in the plant selection included hardy plants that are suitable to a coastal environment, plants that are suited to a variety of light conditions and species that have varied foliage colour, texture and scent.Save this picture!PlanThe planting design has also focused on providing a ‘layered’ planting selection, equal consideration has been given to canopy cover, under storey and groundcover planting to ensure a landscape with visual interest at all levels.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessGoogle Earth Pro 5.2ArticlesAPAP Open School / LOT-EKArticlesProject locationAddress:577 New South Head Road, Rose Bay NSW 2029, AustraliaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share “COPY” Rose Bay Apartment / FJMTSave this projectSaveRose Bay Apartment / FJMT “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/64406/rose-bay-apartment-fjmt Clipboardlast_img read more

first_imgSave this picture!Courtesy of  rmdm architectes+ 15 Share “COPY” Year:  ArchDaily 10 Logements Paris / RMDM Architectes Apartments CopyAbout this officeRMDM ArchitectesOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsParisHousingFrancePublished on June 19, 2012Cite: “10 Logements Paris / RMDM Architectes” 19 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowershansgroheShower MixersVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abrasion ResistantPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceLightsVibiaLamps – NorthCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight, DZNE GermanyHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH ArtichokeTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – TexturasAcousticMetawellAluminum Panels – Acoustic SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightWall Grazer Concealed LightsDoorsBuster and PunchDoor Hardware – Pull BarMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/245300/10-logements-paris-rmdm-architectes Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/245300/10-logements-paris-rmdm-architectes Clipboard 2012center_img Projects Architects: RMDM Architectes Area Area of this architecture project Area:  780 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Text description provided by the architects. Architectural Response Designed in a U-shape around patios and freeing up a green space along the edge of the street, each plot offers largely glazed double-oriented apartments that open onto the outside to get maximum benefit from natural light. Save this picture!Courtesy of  rmdm architectesRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Ductal® Cladding Panels (EU)MetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreThe living rooms overlook the public spaces and contribute to the vitality of urban life. Save this picture!Courtesy of  rmdm architectesThe buildings are clad with coated aluminum cassette panel cladding in three shades from grey to white. Plain panels on the standard sections alternate with perforated panels on the railings and the hinged shutters animate the façade according to the degree of opening, whilst also providing protection from the summer sun and maintaining the residents’ privacy. Save this picture!Courtesy of  rmdm architectesThe gable received special attention and was afforded the same treatment as the façade due to its importance in the building’s perception and its impact on the landscape of the cul-de-sac. Save this picture!Courtesy of  rmdm architectesOrganisation On the first floor is a three-bedroom (T4) apartment with regulation-compliant disabled access, and suitably equipped from the outset. This apartment also benefits from a private small courtyard. The floors above house a studio (T1) and two-bedroom (T3) apartment on either side of a central staircase. The latter enjoys natural lighting. The main building overlooking the street is built on a basement where the cellars that every apartment boasts can be found, along with the storeroom, the meter room, and the boiler room. Save this picture!The recycling room is directly accessible from the outside, near to the entrance hall. The bike room is accessible from the hall.Project gallerySee allShow lessToyBox / Studio GilArticlesKlaksvik City Center / Group8ArticlesProject locationAddress:5 Impasse Dupuy, 75018 Paris, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share 10 Logements Paris / RMDM ArchitectesSave this projectSave10 Logements Paris / RMDM Architectes France CopyApartments•Paris, Francelast_img read more

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/561465/in-progress-stadskantoor-oma Clipboard In Progress: Stadskantoor / OMASave this projectSaveIn Progress: Stadskantoor / OMA The Netherlands Mixed Use Architecture In Progress: Stadskantoor / OMA Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeWritten by Sadia Quddus Share “COPY” Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeIn 2009, OMA won first prize for the competition to design Rotterdam’s Stadskantoor, which will be composed of municipal services, offices, and residential units. Responding to a dense urban context, the building is designed to evolve and adapt to changing demands over time. The modular structural system can be constructed efficiently and allows programmatic versatility as units can be added or removed when necessary. Thus, the units easily transform between office space and residential quarters. Upper level terraces allow for gardens and greenery in the midst of downtown Rotterdam. Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeThe units are stacked to recede horizontally as the building rises vertically, providing generous open space at the street level. Modules shade interstitial area in order to engage passersby and facilitate interaction between building and city.Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeThe project is required to be the most sustainable building in the Netherlands. Two large atriums connected to a climate system work towards achieving this goal. Functioning as the building’s lungs, the atrium climate system stores warm air in summer and cold air in winter, releasing the energy as desired. Hi-tech translucent insulation in the glass facade allows for energy efficiency. Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeSave this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeThe building aims to mediate between existing structures through its ambiguous form. The street between town hall and the post office aligns with Stadskantoor’s axis of symmetry and extends between the two buildings into a passageway to the Haagseveer. Stadskantoor reflects the scale of the neighboring Stadtimmerhuis by paralleling the same floor heights, and maintaining a plinth height of 20 meters to accommodate the aesthetic of the surrounding Laurenskwartier.Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeRem Koolhaas adds, “Our structural system – a three dimensional Vierendeel structure in steel – enables us to improvise and to liberate the ground almost in its entirety, to interpret the ‘Stadswinkel’ as an unencumbered public space, in which we arrange the interaction between citizen and city in a dignified, spacious urban landscape, with an almost ‘Roman’ scale and materiality.”Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeProject gallerySee allShow lessAIA Report Finds Increasing Acceptance of Carbon Reduction TargetsArchitecture NewsRIBA Launches Centenery Square Regeneration Competition for BirminghamArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Meent 119, 3011 JH Rotterdam, The NetherlandsLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Sharecenter_img ArchDaily Projects Copy+ 30ArchitectsOMALocationMeent 119, 3011 JH Rotterdam, The NetherlandsPartners In ChargeRem Koolhaas, Reinier de GraafAssociateAlex de JongProject TeamPhilippe Braun, Clarisa Garcia Fresco, Maaike Hawinkels, Andrew Linn, Takeshi Murakuni, Peter Rieff, Tom Tang, Sakine Dicle Uzanyayla, Mark VeldmanInterior TeamSaskia Simon, Andrea Giannotti, Ross O’Connell, Mafalda Rangel, Lucia Zamponi, Grisha ZotovArea43370.0 sqmProject Year2015PhotographsOssip van Duivenbode, Courtesy of OMALocationMeent 119, 3011 JH Rotterdam, The NetherlandsProject Year2015PhotographsOssip van Duivenbode, Courtesy of OMAArea43370.0 m2Local ArchitectAbtProcess ManagementBrinkgroep BVStructural EngineerPieters Bouwtechniek DelftMEP EngineerDeems Raadgevende ingenieursSustainability, Building Physics, and Fire ConsultantDGMR BouwCost ConsultantAbtCompetition TeamPascual Bernad, Vilhelm Christensen, Alessandro De Santis, Katrien van Dijk, Jake Forster, David Gianotten, Alasdair Graham, Mendel Robbers, Dirk Peters, Tsuyoshi Nakamoto, Timur Shabaev, Yuri Suzuki, Mark Veldman, Milos ZivkovicCompetition Engineering, Structural and InstallationsABT: Rob Nijsse, Gyuszi Florian, Niek Kunnen, Harry Pasterkamp, Jeroen ter HaarCompetition Sustainability ConsultantsWerner Sobek Green Technologies: Heide Schuster, Lara BurmeisterCompetition Cost ConsultantsPRC: Ben Kersten, Marjan PebbelmanCompetition ModelOMACompetition Model PhotographyFrans ParthesiusCompetition 3D RenderingsOMAPartners In ChargeRem Koolhaas, Reinier de GraafAssociateAlex de JongProject TeamPhilippe Braun, Clarisa Garcia Fresco, Maaike Hawinkels, Andrew Linn, Takeshi Murakuni, Peter Rieff, Tom Tang, Sakine Dicle Uzanyayla, Mark VeldmanInterior TeamSaskia Simon, Andrea Giannotti, Ross O’Connell, Mafalda Rangel, Lucia Zamponi, Grisha ZotovSave this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeSet to be delivered in mid-2015, OMA’s Stadskantoor is nearing completion. Designed as a modular structure, the building takes form through cellular units rising in two amorphous peaks away from the street. The uncommon configuration seeks to provide a flexible new mixed-use building for Rotterdam’s City Hall.Save this picture!© Ossip van DuivenbodeRem Koolhaas states, “What is now needed may be subtlety and ambiguity in the midst of an overdose of form. We propose a ‘formless’ heap, consisting of smaller elements that are shaped to perform a number of major and minor responsibilities. Where necessary, the shape can be formal and impressive, almost symmetrical – for instance, from the Coolsingel, glimpsed between the two survivors – and where desired, it can be delicate and accommodating – for instance in its relationship with the existing monument, Stadstimmerhuis.”Save this picture!© Ossip van Duivenbode ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/561465/in-progress-stadskantoor-oma Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officeOMAOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsIn ProgressMixed Use ArchitectureResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsOfficesOffice buildingsRotterdamRem KoolhaasArchitecture NewsOfficesHousingResidentialMixed UseOffice BuildingsRotterdamThe NetherlandsPublished on October 26, 2014Cite: Sadia Quddus. “In Progress: Stadskantoor / OMA” 26 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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first_imgLinkedin Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ printThe TCU showgirls squad features 28 members who perform on the sidelines at sporting events, but senior captain Destiny Boos said it is more than just members on a team dancing together.It is young women who are making the best of their experiences by remembering why they love and value the opportunity to be a showgirl, she said.Boos, one of three captains on the squad and the team’s only senior member, said she has learned a lot from her experiences as a showgirl.Life of a showgirlBoos started dancing when she was just two years old. It is that love of performing and dancing that has gotten her to where she is today, she said.Boos said performing on game day is one of her favorite parts of being a showgirl. The fan atmosphere and being actively involved in game day is incredible, she said.For the showgirls, game day starts four hours before kick-off. They get to the field, stretch and make sure everything is ready before running through pregame with the band. Then, they change and go through their halftime performance. After they watch the band practice, they practice their third quarter routine with music, Boos said.Being on the field is a good time to make sure all the little things are in place, like practicing with the yard lines, figuring out spacing on the field and running through routines with the loudspeaker system to make sure it all works, she said. It’s the mechanical aspects to make sure everything is ready that are the most important on gameday, Boos said.During the game, the team performs both a halftime and third quarter routine, but also stands on the steps by the student section to cheer on the Horned Frogs.“Then, the game is over and we do it all again next week.” Boos said.Game days are a lot of performing and intense work, but it’s worth it, she said.“It’s the feeling of doing the alma mater and seeing all the fans looking down on everyone on the field,” Boos said. “You feel very honored to be at TCU and to be a showgirl.”Life outside of showgirlsOther than being on showgirls, Boos also has a required internship for her social work major. She works 16 hours through the internship, takes 12 hours of classes, and leads practices as one of the captains for showgirls.She said being on showgirls has taught her how to be aware of time commitments, how to organize and how to be a communicator. She takes her days one at a time, then her weeks one at a time.More than just time commitments, being a leader on a team has taught her the importance of making sure each team member feels valued and that they are important, she said.“We love having them on the team,” Boos said.Being the only senior on the team and one of three captains, Boos takes on the role of guiding the team.Boos said even with a diverse mix of personalities and a big group of girls, they get along well. She said no one else at TCU has the experience of dancing together like they do, so it’s something they all hold close to them.She shares advice with them on how to make sure they aren’t getting too wrapped up in the perks and the beauty aspects of the program. It’s easy to compare yourself to others and beat yourself down, she said.“I try to encourage them to hold onto why they do it specifically and individually.” Boos said.She tells them that their experiences are not dependent on how the year is. She reminds them to make the best of their own experiences and cherish the friendships and memories that come, she said.Boos will ask them: “When you perform, what do you want TCU to see from you?”She said by putting it in that perspective, the showgirls discover so much about themselves.“I can look back and say, ‘Wow I’ve grown so much from this program,’” Boos said. “I took away so much from it: dancing for a school that I love so much.” ReddIt Twitter TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ Linkedin Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ + posts Kacey Bowenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/kacey-bowen/ Kacey is a junior journalism major from Friendswood, Texas. She is a managing editor for TCU360. TCU vs Georgia: “Playing to win”center_img TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello ReddIt TCU falls to Georgia in AutoZone Liberty Bowl Kacey Bowen Twitter Facebook Previous articleVideo: cello ensemble closes out semester with winter concertNext articleTCU student is an internationally known ‘cheerlebrity’ Kacey Bowen RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Support for seniors on Senior Day Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Kramer claims 100th career win Facebooklast_img read more

first_img Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Harps come back to win in Waterford Twitter Twitter FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Google+ By News Highland – January 15, 2019 The man who is set to replace John Campbell on Donegal County Council says as well as his own abilities, he will be bringing the experience of Thomas Pringle and John Campbell to his constituents.Seamus Maguire is set to be coopted onto the council next month, following the announcement last week that John Campbell was stepping down.He says the chance to serve as a councillor before May’s election will stand him in good stead…….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/smaguire.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleWolverhampton win for Martin HarleyNext article27 people awaiting in-patient beds at LUH News Highland News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Seamus Maguire looking forward to council co-option Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 last_img read more

first_imgChicago Animal Care and Control(CHICAGO) — An alligator was captured in Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago early Tuesday morning, one week after the reptile was first spotted there.The gator, nicknamed “Chance the Snapper,” was hiding in the lily pads when he was caught safely and unharmed at about 1:30 a.m., officials said.Expert Frank Robb, who traveled to- Chicago from Florida to help capture the animal, said he reeled Chance in from the shore and then “grabbed ahold of him.”Robb presented Chance to captivated reporters at the Humboldt Park Boathouse Tuesday morning, ending the unusual, week-long hunt.The gator is about 5 feet long and weighs about 30 to 40 pounds, Robb said. He appears healthy, officials said.Chance was believed to have been a pet that someone dropped off at the lagoon, Jenny Schlueter, a spokeswoman for Chicago Animal Care and Control, told ABC News last week. After days of searching, the area around the lagoon was closed Monday in the hopes that the quiet would help lure the animal out of hiding.The gator will eventually go to a zoo or sanctuary, officials said. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

first_imgConstruction deaths upOn 1 Apr 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Figures show the building industry clearly needs to examine its safetyrecordMore workers died on building sites in the past nine months on record thanin the whole of the previous 12 months, leading to serious concerns aboutsafety in the construction trade, the Health and Safety Commission has said. From last March to December 2001, a total of 86 workers were killed onconstruction sites, compared with 85 workers killed between April 1999 andMarch 2000. The 1999/2000 figure also showed a substantial increase on statistics forthe previous year, in which 68 people were killed on construction sites, saidthe commission. But the number of accidents in the sector also increased – although lesssharply, with 5,040 people suffering major injuries in 1999/2000 and 10,292suffering injuries that kept them off work for more than three days. This compared with 5,034 and 9,576 respectively reported the year before. Nevertheless, construction workers were six times more likely to have anaccident at work than the average British worker, said the HSC. The manufacturing sector reported 46 worker deaths in the nine months toDecember 2000, with 39 deaths reported in agriculture and 51 deaths in theservice industries. The sharp rise in the fatalities in the construction sector has led the HSCto challenge the industry to improve its health and safety record. Health and Safety Commission chairman Bill Callaghan called on the industryto commit itself to action, urging those within construction to draw up theirown action plans to meet Government safety targets. “We know what kills people and we know how to prevent accidents, but wecan’t have a health and safety inspector on all of the million or soconstruction sites,” he said. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

first_imgHome » News » Estate agent blogger accuses competitors of using banned online marketing tricks previous nextRegulation & LawEstate agent blogger accuses competitors of using banned online marketing tricksAllegations about mainly lettings agents made by blogger have been picked up by national media over the weekend.Nigel Lewis1st April 201901,371 Views An anonymous estate agent has launched a blog that claims to lift the lid on some of the dubious practices employed by agents in the capital and that over the weekend gained coverage in several national newspapers including The Times, The Sun and Daily Mail.Called Dodgy London Agents, the blog is written by a sales and lettings employee who claims to have worked in the industry for 15 years and reveals their experience “at first hand” of how the industry “routinely breaks the rules when advertising properties mainly in lettings but also in sales”.The blogger claims a range of dishonest online marketing practices which break Advertising Standards Authority rules are widespread in London from corporate to one-branch independent level.Online advertisingThis includes not removing properties after they have let, listing properties that do not exist, relisting old stock as new and relisting properties as reduced when they are not, also known as portal juggling.The blog has been running for two weeks and includes posts that claim to have spotted fake price reductions on Rightmove in several central London postcodes and that the listing of fake properties in order to make letting agencies look busier than they are is now an ‘established practice’.Purplebricks is also criticised by the writer who claims to have spotted many fake price reductions within its listings on the main portals for rented properties.In an article published by The Times, the company said it was “disappointed to see these isolated examples, which are a tiny proportion of the thousands of changes made by Purplebricks and our customers every day”.Purplebricks Rightmove dodgy london agents April 1, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more