First Westinghouse AP1000® Nuclear Plant Sanmen 1 Completes Initial Criticality June 22, 2018

Westinghouse Electric Company, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) announced today that the world’s first AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Sanmen, Zhejiang Province, China has successfully completed initial criticality.

“Today we completed the final major milestone before commercial operation for Westinghouse’s AP1000 nuclear power plant technology,” said José Emeterio Gutiérrez, Westinghouse"...

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Philip Morris International Makes Call to Creative, Media and Communications Communities June 22, 2018

Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM), today announced a bold call to action for the creative, media and communications communities to embrace its ongoing commitment to creating a smoke-free world. As part of this initiative, PMI will offer smoke-free alternatives wherever we can, including heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes, to current smokers in the industry who would otherwise continue to smoke.

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Westinghouse Loads Fuel in Second AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant June 22, 2018

Westinghouse Electric Company and its customers, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and Shangdong Nuclear Power Company Limited (SDNPC) announced today that Haiyang Unit 1, the AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Haiyang, Shandong Province, China, has begun to load fuel.

“This is a great day for Westinghouse, our China partners and the nuclear industry. Haiyang Unit 1 continues to demonstrate our ability to deliver safe,"...

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First Modules Arrive for the KIPIC Al-Zour Project June 22, 2018

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the first modules for the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) Al-Zour project have arrived in Kuwait. Fluor is working with its joint venture partners to deliver two engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction packages for key process support units, utilities and infrastructure for the Al-Zour refinery project. Upon completion, the new complex is expected to be one of the largest refineries in the world and produce 615,000 barrels per day. Modules are being constructed at the COOEC-Fluor Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (COOEC-Fluor) fabrication yard in Zhuhai, China. The first 14 of the 188 modules were loaded onto a shipping barge and sailed away in May to Kuwait. The sailaway of the modules was marked by a ceremony officiated by Hatem Al-Awadhi, KIPIC’s deputy chief executive officer and Jim Brittain, group......

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JUST ranked one of 150 best young universities in world

The Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) on Wednesday was selected among the 101-150 best universities in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Ranking of 2018.

The ranking, which lists the world’s best universities which are less than 50 years old, uses the same methodology as the Times World University Ranking.

“This achievement"...

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First Modules Arrive for the KIPIC Al-Zour Project
June 22, 2018

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the first modules for the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) Al-Zour project have arrived in Kuwait. Fluor is working with its joint venture partners to deliver two engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction packages for key process support units, utilities and infrastructure for the Al-Zour refinery project. Upon completion, the new complex is expected to be one of the largest refineries in the world and produce 615,000 barrels per day. Modules are being......

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Entrust Datacard Announces Ambitious Collaboration with IBM Security to Help Secure the Mobile Workforce
June 22, 2018

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced an expanded integration with IBM MaaS360 with Watson, an industry-leading AI-enabled unified endpoint management (UEM) solution. As threats, capabilities and technology continue to evolve, the solutions we turn to for digital trust must protect — but also enable — a drive towards improved business outcomes that reduce IT costs and complexity through streamlined access mechanisms. Governments and mobile-first......

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Syrian Refugees Recycling Rubbish Into Revenue in Jordan
June 21, 2018

Sameera Al Salam folds a discarded piece of newspaper into a long strip then loops it round her finger to form a tight circle, the first stage of making the upcycled handbags, trays and bowls the Syrian refugee hopes will help her"...

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