The Liver BID

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Montgomery aims to unite at Urban Land Institute

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Air Liquide acquires Linde Group’s UK operations

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AWE flows gas at Waitsia-1

first_imgAWE Limited, operator of the L1/L2 joint venture with Origin Energy, said that it had commenced the flow testing program for the Waitsia-1 well to further appraise the conventional Waitsia gas discovery in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia.The testing program is designed to determine well deliverability from two conventional reservoir zones and to collect gas samples for compositional analysis, the company said in a statement.The first zone being flow tested is the deeper High Cliff Sandstone, where a 23.5 metre interval (3,382 – 3,405.5 metres) has been perforated.During the well clean-up operations, the well flowed gas at an average rate of 24.7 mmscf/d, constrained by tubing size, on a 60/64 inch choke at ~1330 psig flowing well head pressure over a 1 hour period.The Waitsia-1 well will now be shut in for a brief pressure build-up survey prior to a series of flow tests at various choke settings, rates and well head pressures.Following completion of testing on the High Cliff Sandstone, it is planned to set a plug to isolate the lower interval prior to commencing testing of the Kingia Sandstone. A similar well test program will be conducted on a 15 metre interval (3,333 – 3,348 metres) in the Kingia Formation.The testing program is expected to be completed by the end of November.The Waitsia-1 appraisal well is located on agricultural land approximately 3 km east of the Senecio-3 well and 17 km east of Dongara, Western Australia.last_img read more

Yankee, go home

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Class 730 high speed electro-diesel trainset on test

first_imgSPAIN: During a test run on the high speed line between Ourense and A Coruña on September 20, Development Minister José Blanco announced that RENFE would introduce Class 730 gauge-changing electro-diesel trainsets on services between Madrid and the northwestern region of Galicia in mid-2012.The trainsets would enable Madrid – Galicia journey time to be cut to less than 5 h, using high speed infrastructure between Madrid and Olmedo, the non-electrified 1 668 mm gauge route from Olmedo to Ourense, and the Ourense – A Coruña high speed line which is due to open on December 10. Under a €74m project managed by RENFE’s Integria rolling stock maintenance and assembly business, 15 Talgo/Bombardier Class 130 trainsets are being converted to the Class 730 by replacing the end trailer cars with two new cars each housing a 1 800 kW MTU 12V 4000 R43L diesel engine and traction alternator. The Class 730 has a top speed of 180 km/h in diesel mode, rising to 220 km/h under 3 kV DC and 250 km/h on 1 435 mm gauge high speed infrastructure. A total of seven Class 130s have so far entered the production line, with three now available for testing. Medium-distance services between Ourense and A Coruña are to be operated with four-car Class 121 trainsets, each offering a total of 281 seats.last_img read more

HM Coastguard Respond To Nearly 450 Incidents During Busiest Weekend Of 2020

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInHM Coastguard responded to 447 incidents over the weekend (May 30 – May 31) to help people who found themselves in difficulty making it the busiest of 2020 to date.Sunday saw a 168% increase on the May 2019 average with 241 incidents making it the busiest day of the year so far and Saturday was the second busiest day of the year with 206 incidents.Over the weekend the search and rescue helicopters were involved in 50 incidents and lifeboats were involved in 202 call outs.HM Coastguard Duty Commander Matt Leat said: “Very high numbers of people took to the beaches, coast and sea this weekend which led to a huge increase in the number of incidents.“Boating, swimming and other sea-based activities are now allowed again across the UK, as is spending time on the beach. However, now more than ever, people need to respect the sea and the coast to ensure the safety of themselves and their families.“Regardless of how well you know the coast, or how experienced you are in your chosen sport, the sea can still catch you out.“If you are visiting the beach with your children, have fun but stay safe. Make sure you have sight of your children at all times.“In addition, the Government guidelines around social distancing should continue to be observed by everyone in the UK.”If you get into trouble at sea or on the coast call 999 and ask for the Coastguard and we will come to your aid. But coronavirus hasn’t gone away and we all need to follow the rules.Remember your choices might put people, including yourself and frontline responders, at risk. Take extra care in these extraordinary times. #BeBeachSafelast_img read more

US foreign relations to be discussed at CARICOM meeting

first_img Sharing is caring! NewsRegional US foreign relations to be discussed at CARICOM meeting by: Caribbean Media Corporation – July 3, 2017 Secretary-General of CARICOM, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (file photo)ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) — Community (CARICOM) leaders will be discussing CARICOM- US foreign relations at the 38th meeting of the conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community being held on July 4-6, 2017. The discussion comes in lieu of new foreign policies articulated by US president Donald Trump. In news release today in Grenada where the summit will be held, CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque said.“Our foreign affairs ministers will be having an encounter in the margins of the meeting here in Grenada this week with the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Thomas Alfred “Tom” Shannon Jr specifically to address CARICOM US relations and of course I am sure out foreign ministers will then report to the heads”.LaRocque said that the region is “very encouraged by the recent passage of the United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act,” which is aimed at consolidating Washington’s engagement with the Caribbean.Under the United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act, the US Secretary of State and the US Agency for International Development will devise a multi-year strategy on issues of concern to the region, such as security, energy, diplomacy and increased access to educational opportunities.“I am very much aware that the State Department has published the first strategy…so all of that will form the backdrop to the discussions”.But LaRocque said that the region continues to be “concerned about the cuts in funds to the State Department do not impact us in CARICOM.“We are currently receiving a significant amount of resources, individual member states and collectively under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), we trust that the partnership would continue and urge that the funding levels do not decrease. 22 Views   no discussions Tweetcenter_img Share Share Sharelast_img read more

Kawasaki Malaysia confirms recall on Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R & ZX-10RR

first_imgKawasaki Motors Malaysia has issued a notification in relations to the worldwide recall for the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R and ZX-10RR models.The affected models manufactured from 2016 to 2017 stem from a possible transmission gear failure when presented with high impact force.The repair consists of replacing the 2nd, 3rd & 4th output gears and the 2nd input gear in the transmission. It was only five days ago when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a recall of around 4,000 units of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R and ZX-10RR from 2016 to 2018 in the US. The recall was announced to a faulty transmission system that might cause the gears to break during shifts.The issue was identified initially in the Thai market and soon afterward, Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA confirmed the recall and announced a proactive measure to make sure that all of the affected units are remedied as soon as possible.It turns out that the transmission gears from 2nd to 4th are prone to breakage when presented with high impact forces during gear shifts. Now, Kawasaki Motors Malaysia (KMSB) has confirmed this and has taken the initiative as a responsible importer to identify, inspect and remedy all of the affected ZX-10R ABS and ZX-10RR units here in Malaysia.The notification that was officially released by Kawasaki Motors Malaysia can be read as follows:Notification from Kawasaki Motors (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.To our valued Ninja ZX-10R ABS and Ninja ZX-10RR owners and users,We thank you very much for your support and trust in Kawasaki brand. As a responsible importer, assembler and distributor of Kawasaki motorcycles in Malaysia, we are dedicated in providing motorcycles of outstanding quality and value.Kawasaki Motors (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. is announcing a proactive recall program of the model year 2016 and 2017 Ninja ZX-10R ABS and Ninja ZX-10RR for replacement of transmission gear only. The repair consists of replacing the 2nd, 3rd & 4th output gears and the 2nd input gear in the transmission.This activity will be performed Free of Charge (for replacement of component parts only). Estimated time required to inspect and to install the parts is approximately around 4 hours.Do call our customer service representative, Ms. Hazwani at 03-5566 5725 for an appointment.Our customer service line is openMonday to Thursday:9:00 am to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 5:00 pmFriday:9:00 am to 12:30 pm & 2:30 pm to 5:00 pmWe appreciate your continuous support as we are fully committed towards our customers’ satisfaction on Kawasaki products and for you to enjoy riding your motorcycle.Thank you.To know more about the notification regarding the recall for the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS and ZX-10RR manufactured from 2016 to 2018, you can head to the KMSB official website by clicking HERE.Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R recall happening in the US – Gearbox might break?–Ads–last_img read more

Sub-varsity football: Haughton freshmen down Parkway; Benton closes season

first_imgThe Haughton Buccaneers downed the Parkway Panthers 21-14 in a freshman football game Monday at Bobby Marlow Field at Preston Crownover Stadium.The Benton Tigers closed their season with a 41-24 loss to the Ruston Bearcats.Peyton Stovall threw three touchdown passes in Haughton’s victory. Jack Edwards, Jake St. Andre and Gage East caught the TD passes.Kason Formby had two interceptions to lead the defense.Clint Lasiter tossed two touchdown passes in Benton’s game. Jackson Illingworth and Evan Chamberlain were on the receiving end.Lasiter and Illingworth also hooked up for three two-point conversions.Owen Wainscott returned a punt 30 yards for a touchdown.NOTE: The above report is based on information provided by coaches.— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.comTop Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more