GEMI Announced Union Pacific to be its newest member.

GEMI announced Union Pacific Railroad as its newest member company. Bob Grimaila, Union Pacific Vice President of Safety, Security, and Environment, expressed eagerness towards collaborating with GEMI members to improve our role as an environmentally responsible freight transportation leader." On behalf of GEMI, Membership Chair Lindell Sneed welcomed Union Pacific Railroad and said it will be an...

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ASTM International

ASTM Member's Petroleum Manual wins Dudley Award.

Salvatore J. Rand, Ph.D., a petroleum industry consultant, has received the 2010 Charles B. Dudley Award for Manual 1, Significance of Tests for Petroleum Products: 7th Edition. Award commemorates society's first president and recognizes meritorious contributions to ASTM literature. An ASTM International fellow and member since 1983, Rand has been active in ASTM Committee D02 on Petroleum...

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NIST announces funding for 9 research projects.

NIST announced total of more than $22 million in funding for 9 research projects targeting innovative manufacturing technologies in fields ranging from biopharmaceuticals and electronics to renewable energy sources and energy storage. Funded by NIST's Technology Innovation Program, awards will be matched by other funding sources and are expected to result in an estimated $46 million in new...

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Verizon Wireless

More Wireless Data and Call Capacity Activated for Fullerton, California

Verizon Wireless adds capacity to cell sites to stay ahead of demand for calls, e-mail, text and web surfing IRVINE, Calif.,Dec. 14, 2010 - Even more Orange County residents, businesses and visitors can now enjoy high-speed wireless data and voice connections in the residential and commercial areas surrounding the intersection of Bastanchury Road and Brea Boulevard in the city of Fullerton,...

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AT & T Corp.

AT&T Boosts Mobile Broadband Network Capacity in Atlanta

Nearly 270 Cell Sites Upgraded with Additional Spectrum to Improve Connectivity and Performance of Mobile Broadband Voice and Data Applications ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2010 - AT&T* today announced it has added more capacity to its Atlanta mobile broadband network to improve voice and data connectivity and performance for local customers. The upgrade involved adding new layers of frequency, also known...

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AVI-SPL Unveils Video Briefing Centers

VBCs to showcase full range of Telepresence and Video Infrastructure Solutions TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 14, 2010 - AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, today announced the grand opening of its first two Video Briefing Centers (VBCs) located in Tampa and Chicago. The Video Briefing Centers have been established to showcase the latest in telepresence and video...

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Ormat Technologies, Inc.

Ormat Completes Granting Process for San Pablo II and Submits Bids for Additional Exploration Concessions in Chile

RENO, Nev., Dec. 14, 2010 - Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that its subsidiary, Ormat Andina Energia Ltda., completed the official granting process for the 26,000 acre San Pablo II geothermal exploration concession in northern Chile. Located north of the San Pablo/San Pedro twin volcanic complex, the concession is close to access roads and copper mines that could be...

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CarryQuote and CNBC Collaborate in Development and Marketing of Financial Applications

Launch of CNBC PRO Marks the First Product in Series; Enterprise Product to Launch in January 2011 ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 - CarryQuote AG, an award-winning pioneer in mobile real-time financial information solutions, today announced that it has entered into a development and marketing collaboration with CNBC to create a new generation of mobile and desktop market data...

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DemandTec Customers to Present Keys to Shopper-Centric Decision Making at the NRF Annual Convention

Target and ConAgra executives highlight collaborative merchandising initiatives SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 - DemandTec, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMAN), the collaborative optimization network for retailers and consumer products companies, announced that it will sponsor a merchandising forum featuring customers, Target Corporation and ConAgra Foods, at the National Retail Federation's 100th Annual...

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Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed Launch Three-Year, $550,000 Partnership with YouthBuild USA

Grant Supports Expansion of National Green Building and Job-Training Program for Disconnected Youth and Fosters Careers in Green Construction and Entrepreneurship VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Dec. 14, 2010 - Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed are joining forces with YouthBuild USA to support its green education and job-training program for low-income youth. At a national kick-off event today in Philadelphia,...

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