SHIC requests proposals for improved oral fluids PCR sensitivity

Experimental, unpublished, observational work indicated that the African swine fever virus may be detected in OF prior to the onset of clinical signs. Recent unpublished, observational research indicates oral fluids, when collected by rope as an aggregate sample, could be a good sample for rapid detection of African swine fever virus. However this experimental data also suggests that there is ...

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MGM Resorts not ‘all-in’ on Osaka IR investment: Hornbuckle

MGM Resorts CEO and President Bill Hornbuckle says the company is not ‘all-in’ on plans to develop an integrated resort in Osaka as it prepares to resume negotiations over its Japanese investment. While MGM remains hopeful of continuing on its Japanese journey, Hornbuckle was circumspect on the conditions that would make such an investment feasible as the industry emerges from ...

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FYI: Texas-based CPS Energy is prepping for some big renewable energy RFPs

CPS Energy, the largest municipally owned, fully-integrated electric and gas utility in the United States, is taking a significant step to diversify its generation portfolio and meet the energy demands of one of the fastest growing regions in the country. The San Antonio, Texas-based utility, is releasing a global Request for Information (RFI) that will help in the development of ...

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Mapleton considering options for water/wastewater expansion

Options including a new water tower in Drayton will be discussed at Thursday evening’s in-person council meeting Township of Mapleton sign. MAPLETON – The Township of Mapleton will be weighing its options for a multi-million dollar water and wastewater expansion at Thursday evening’s meeting. A report to Mapleton council shows RJ Burnside & Associates did a technical evaluation of three requests ...

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Lafayette NAACP pushes back against LCG requests for rec center proposals

The Lafayette Parish NAACP is pushing back against the recent request for proposals sent out by the Guillory administration. In a release, the NAACP unit #6060 is recommending all churches, organizations, non-profits and community-based organization not turn in a Request for Proposal (RFP) to the Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) to operate parks on the Northside of Lafayette. “By turning in ...

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Edelweiss withdraws from LIC pre-IPO advisor selection over concerns of conflict of interest

Edelweiss has voluntarily opted out of the process following concerns raised by the government on a potential conflict of interest scenario due to its existing life insurance joint venture with Tokio Marine. Edelweiss Financial Services has withdrawn from a government process to select two pre-IPO transaction advisors for the mega Life Insurance Corporation initial public offering (IPO) after concerns were ...

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Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) Lowered to “Neutral” at CIBC

Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) (TSE:RFP) was downgraded by research analysts at CIBC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Friday, The Fly reports. They currently have a $3.75 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $2.75. CIBC’s price target indicates a potential upside of 6.84% from the company’s ...

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Malian PM Boubou Cisse says he will not resign

Mali’s prime minister, Boubou Cisse, told DW that “no one is expected to achieve the impossible” in finding a solution to form a unity government for the crisis-rocked country. His resignation isn’t on the agenda. Mali’s Prime Minister Boubou Cisse has told DW in an exclusive interview that his resignation “is not on the agenda.” The opposition alliance M5-RFP is calling for ...

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Muslim leader says Mali crisis can be solved without Keita exit

Mahmoud Dicko, the driving force behind anti-gov’t protests, says ‘solution’ could be found without president quitting. Mahmoud Dicko’s speaches denouncing Keita’s governance have electrified protesters  Mahmoud Dicko, the influential Muslim leader seen as the driving force behind Mali’s protest movement, has said the country’s political crisis could be resolved without the president stepping down, offering a more moderate solution than ...

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Princeton Agrees to No Fee Increase, Among Other Things, in Lawsuit Settlement

What the settlement agreement calls ‘therapeutic relief’ also includes conducting an RFP process, creating rules for how often committees meet and reviewing TIAA’s participant loan program. Details of a settlement of an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) lawsuit against Princeton University that was previously announced have been posted. The university has agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle a lawsuit alleging ...

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Walkway lighting proposal deferred to 2021 budget deliberations

Any decision on a proposal to install lights for North Battleford’s walkways will need to wait a little longer. Due to the estimated high cost of the project, likely to be done over several years, council plans to instead look at the issue for the 2021 budget deliberations, toward the end of the year. The city previously consulted with the ...

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Chicago Department of Aviation issues commercial RFPs at O’Hare and Midway airports

USA. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has issued new concession opportunities at Chicago O’Hare and Midway International airports via The Moodie Davitt Report. At Chicago O’Hare the Department of Aviation invites proposals for three concession packages: one for a mobile electronic self-ordering and delivery service; another for automated self-checkout micro marts in addition to a contract for automated retail, services and ...

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Resolute Forest Products’ Q2 cheers the bulls, up 33%

Resolute Forest Products (RFP +32.6%) moves higher after Q2 results beat estimate despite 18.9% Y/Y decline to $612M revenue, driven by weaker paper demand. Market pulp segment posted a Q/Q growth of $13M in operating income with price gain of 6% while tissue segment got impacted by lower sales. Adj. EBITDA of $37M reflects the contribution of $25M from Wood Products segment that ...

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NextEra, CPS Energy emphasise importance of renewables, battery storage opportunities

NextEra Energy Resources. US developer and utility NextEra Energy has said there is currently a “terrific opportunity” for wind, solar and battery storage while Texas-based CPS Energy plans to add nearly 1GW of solar, 50MW of battery storage and 500MW of new technology solutions to its portfolio.  NextEra Energy capitalised on the demand for low-cost renewables in the second quarter, adding ...

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Karpowership Offers South Africa a Power Generation Solution

Patrick O’Driscoll, Karpowership’s Sales Director, spoke to Africa Oil & Power about the company’s ability to help South Africa’s state-owned electricity company Eskom plug the supply gap in its electricity generation, following its response to a Request for Information (RFI) issued by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy. South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy issued a RFI ...

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UNICEF and faith groups release new guidance on how to support communities in times of COVID-19

Guidance advises faith leaders and communities on how to practice faith safely, fight misinformation, and support children and vulnerable populations NEW YORK – UNICEF, in collaboration with Religions for Peace (RfP) and Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities (JLI), has released a series of guidance documents to advise religious leaders and faith communities on how to address challenges brought ...

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ISO-New England Selects Ready Path Solution to Maintain Grid Reliability

Cost-effective solution to ensure reliability when Mystic Generating Station retires in 2024. ISO-New England (ISO-NE) recently selected the Ready Path Solution, a collaboration between Eversource and National Grid, as a cost-effective solution to maintain grid reliability following the retirement of the Mystic Generating Station in 2024. According to the ISO-NE, the closing of the Mystic Generating Station could create significant ...

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The Rafale Saga: Delayed Timelines, Cost Escalation and An Executive Decision

A proposal for the purchase of 126 MMRCA (Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft) was first mooted by the IAF to the Vajpayee-led NDA government in 2000. On acceptance, the initial RFI (Request for Information) was issued in 2001. Meanwhile, the Congress-led UPA government came into power in 2004 and the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by the then Defence Minister ...

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Sparta issues RFP for developing vacant downtown lot

The 7,806-square-foot property, which has 57.4 feet of frontage on East Division, abuts Nash Creek to the north, and just north of the creek is Balyeat Field, home to the Sparta Town & Country Days Festival and other community events and recreational activities. The Village of Sparta Downtown Development Authority is seeking qualified developers for a privately owned site in ...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Sedro-Woolley Housing Authority (SWHA) Landscape Maintenance Contract KCHA is soliciting bids on behalf of Sedro-Wooley Housing Authority for Landscape Maintenance for Hillsview Apartments, Cedar Grove I, II and II. Women and Minority owned companies are strongly encouraged to submit proposals. Proposals are due by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020. Proposals are available at kcha.org/business/construction/open or via email ...

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