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ST. LOUIS & COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2013--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Novozymes (NASDAQ OMX: NZYM B) today announce a long-term strategic alliance to transform research and commercialization of sustainable microbial products that will provide a new platform of solutions for growers around the world. The BioAg Alliance will allow the companies to leverage employees, technologies and commercial assets in the companies’ agricultural biologicals portfolios. The BioAg Alliance is unique in the industry, bringing together Novozymes’ commercial BioAg operations and capabilities within microbial discovery, development and production with Monsanto’s microbial discovery, advanced biology, field testing and commercial capabilities. The result will be a comprehensive research, development and commercial collaboration to help farmers globally meet the challenge of producing more with less in a sustainable way – for the benefit of agriculture, consumers, the environment and society at large.
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 9, 2013--Warm tropical breezes, white sand beaches, swim-up suites, and butler service aren’t the only things beckoning beef lovers to Riviera Maya, Mexico next year. With the launch of The 2014 Canadian Beef Culinary Series at Karisma Hotels & Resorts, guests will relish the taste of Canada’s top culinary talent while enjoying an unforgettable Gourmet Inclusive® vacation.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 9, 2013--AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that a joint venture in which it participates was awarded a US$285.8-million contract by Thames Water to rebuild Deephams Sewage Treatment Works, one of London’s largest sewage works facilities.
(Family Features) Whether it's friends or family, finding the right gift for the men in your life can be a challenge.
(Family Features) - As temperatures dip and snow flakes start to fall, your home will require extra maintenance to keep it in shape throughout the winter.
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--Hilton Worldwide announced today that it has signed a management agreement with Megaterra Colombia S.A. for a 250-room new-build Conrad Hotels & Resorts property in Cartagena, Colombia. The Conrad brand’s second hotel in Latin America and Hilton Worldwide’s first managed Conrad hotel in the region will form part of the Karibana Beach & Golf Condominium – the first luxury resort in Colombia with a world class golf course, golf club, spa, beach and beach club. With an anticipated opening on Dec. 31, 2015, Conrad Cartagena will celebrate the 2016 New Year by introducing the brand’s world of style and flawless service to this historic and culturally rich city.
OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2013--GE (NYSE:GE) today announced the selection of a site in Downtown Oklahoma City for the company’s first-ever Global Research Center dedicated to Oil & Gas technology. GE’s new Center will create 130 high-tech jobs and is expected to have a direct and indirect economic impact of $13 million on the state and local economies. GE has invested approximately $14 billion in its Oil & Gas business globally since 2007; this new Center represents yet another example of GE’s commitment to building broad technical capabilities that can deliver productivity gains and foster innovation for its Oil & Gas customers and the industry.
(BPT) - Fake and faux are far apart. Fake is meant to deceive, but faux is intended as a tribute or a toast to something great or beautiful.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2013--ASRC Energy Services Response Operations, LLC, a leading offshore spill response operator in Alaska, and Foss Maritime Company, one of the nation's largest coastal tug and barge operators, have formed a joint venture to together pursue marine services opportunities throughout Alaska. The joint venture, called AES-Foss Marine, LLC, will be headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. The venture will build upon the strengths of each company to provide marine services throughout the state.
NEW YORK & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2013--The world’s first WELL™ Certified restaurants were unveiled today by Delos®, the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate™, and LYFE Kitchen Restaurant, the emerging lifestyle brand. The new LYFE Kitchen Restaurants in Tarzana, CA and Chicago, IL are now certified under the WELL™ Building Standard pilot program. Both were built to offer guests and employees a brand new dining and working environment that supports holistic wellness – from floor to ceiling, dining room to kitchen and all places in between.
(BPT) - A new year means new resolutions. Maybe your resolution is looking to spend more quality time with family and friends? Learn something new? Spend more time outdoors or being active? This is the year to follow through on that resolution and discover boating - an activity that can accomplish all of the above.
(BPT) - They say the eyes are the window to the soul, but did you know eyes also say a lot about your health? A number of eye ailments are limited to the eye, but often they can be an indicator of a systemic problem. Dry eye – a common condition in which the tear ducts make insufficient tears for lubricating and nourishing the eye – can be either.
BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 2, 2013--The Cadmus Group, Inc. (Cadmus) announced today that it has hired industry veteran Peter Trick as an executive vice president. Trick will lead Cadmus’ efforts to expand its government services as a key member of the company’s executive leadership team. He will collaborate closely with executives across the social good consultancy’s service areas in natural environment, built environment, international development, public health, strategic communications, and sustainable transportation to grow and develop practices that service the U.S. federal government and other domestic and international public sector markets.
(Family Features) Family schedules can get hectic, but it doesn’t have to be hard to make time for a great family dinner. Whether it’s a hearty dish of Bolognese or lighter vegetarian fare, quality ingredients and easy recipes can help you get a great dish on the table in no time.
(BPT) - Many people are already familiar with the benefits of soft water for their skin and hair and how it significantly reduces energy consumption and increases the life of heaters, appliances and home plumbing. But what most people are totally unaware of is the ability for soft water to prevent microbial contamination in plumbing, thus minimizing the consumer’s exposure to pathogenic bacteria such as Legionella, which can cause Legionnaire’s disease. This research was discovered by the School of Sustainable Engineering at Arizona State University.
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2013--The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) announced today that Ward Village has received LEED ® Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) Platinum certification, making the Honolulu project the nation’s largest LEED-ND Platinum certified project and the only LEED-ND Platinum certified project in the state of Hawai‘i. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.
(BPT) - Retirement marks the start of the golden years, the period when hard-working individuals can put their feet up to relax after a long, successful career. But for seniors who think they can no longer live in their homes alone, retirement may be a stressful time. They worry they will have to give up the homes they have enjoyed for so many years.
(NAPSI)—If you are like most Americans, you not only want to save money at the grocery store, but you want to save time, too. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by SupermarketGuru.com, 25 percent of respondents said they have resorted to grocery shopping online just to save time. How can you be sure to get the best value in the shortest time possible? Here are a few hints from Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru, that can help:
(Family Features) One of the most memorable moments at any holiday dinner is when a moist, delicious turkey is brought to the table. Everyone grabs their forks at the sight of a perfectly brown bird glistening with juicy flavor.