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Wed, 2017-01-11 05:48 AM

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LONDON Jan. 10, 2017 CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced it has won a new three year, £5 million, contract with England's Environment Agency to design, deliver and run England's new Future Flood...
Tue, 2017-01-10 07:23 AM

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ROWLEY, MA Jan. 9, 2017 Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), the world leader in gunshot detection technology, today announced that a major international airport in the United States has selected the...
Mon, 2017-01-09 07:06 AM
WASHINGTON Jan. 7, 2017 Passengers should be able to count on TSA and local and state law enforcement authorities to protect them. The principal lessons from Lockerbie, 9/11 attacks, and the Brussels...
Mon, 2017-01-09 06:51 AM
DUBAI Jan. 6, 2017 The Directorate General of Civil Defence, Dubai, has announced an agreement with Avaya to transform its communications capabilities and increase user satisfaction with the...
Mon, 2017-01-09 06:47 AM

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WASHINGTON Jan. 5, 2017 Clements Worldwide, a leading international insurance provider for individuals and enterprises operating overseas, announced the launch of new, high-limit Emergency Evacuation...
Thu, 2017-01-05 05:58 AM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsA commuter railroad train failed to stop properly at a Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday morning’s commute, injuring more than 100 passengers....
Thu, 2017-01-05 05:51 AM

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WASHINGTON Jan. 4, 2017 2016 marks the safest year ever for American miners. Together, coal mines and metal/non-metal mines last year recorded the lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of U...
Wed, 2016-12-28 09:42 PM

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WALLINGFORD, CT Dec. 28, 2016 Z-Medica, LLC, a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic devices, announces today that they have signed a three-year agreement to equip the New York City Police...
Fri, 2016-12-23 12:11 PM

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PITTSBURGH Dec. 21, 2016 Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced it will make it easy and cost effective to firefighters to equip their G1 self-...
Wed, 2016-12-21 09:09 AM
NORTH BILLERICA, MA Dec. 20, 2016 Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS) and Pan Am Railways (PAR) today served default and dispute notices concerning important operational safety agreements with the...
Wed, 2016-12-21 08:54 AM

Wiedefeld

The following are prepared remarks by Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld for the Metro Board Safety Committee meeting of Thursday, December 15, 2016:"I want to update the Committee on the...
Wed, 2016-12-14 09:21 AM
WOODLAND, WA Dec. 13, 2016 LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has received Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness approval for its Patient Loading Utility System™ (PLUS), for the Pilatus PC-12/47...

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Grants Pass, OR, March 27 – California’s ongoing worst ever drought, and the recent record breaking winter blizzards in Boston and the U.S. Northeast, are both manifestations of the same global climate change patterns. Earth warming global atmosphere is creating changes in the atmosphere’s “energy balance,” according to L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, historical climatologist and former NASA researcher. The result is not only a warmer and dryer global climate but also greater and more frequent climatic extremes, including the recent Boston blizzards.
Representing experts dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the nation’s more than 87,000 dams, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) applauds Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont for introducing a bill that will get the nation closer to alleviating the public safety risk of over 2,000 dams that are the most “at-risk,” while providing a continuation of the vital benefits that dams serve for the public and their owners.
Seven of the nation's top scientific societies have joined over 200 distinguished climate and natural resource scientists to urge the Obama Administration to speed up its transition out of old-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has applauded the signing of H.R. 4007, the “Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014” into law Thursday. The final version of the bill, which passed the U.S.
 

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