first_imgLocated off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County, Central Western Taiwan, Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua project comprises 21 Hitachi 5.2MW turbines installed on jacket foundations. Jan De Nul and Hitachi are in charge of the overall work covering the manufacturing and installation of the foundations and the turbines at the wind farm. The company did not disclose the name of the project; however, it did say that the jacket pile grippers will be used to install the wind farm’s 21 jacket foundations in 2020. Based on the information provided, the grippers will most likely be used on the 109.2MW Changhua offshore wind farm. IHC IQIP has won a contract to provide 84 jacket pile grippers for an offshore wind project in Taiwan.center_img Hitachi is in charge of manufacturing, assembly, operation and maintenance, and other work related to the 21 wind turbines. Jan De Nul’s scope of work includes the design, fabrication and installation of the foundations, wind turbine installation, the supply and installation of cables off- and onshore, as well as for the upgrading of the electrical substation. The wind farm is scheduled to be operational by the end of the year.last_img read more

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first_img Tweet Share 23 Views   no discussions Energy drinks packed with caffeine can change the way the heart beats, researchers warn.The team from the University of Bonn in Germany imaged the hearts of 17 people an hour after they had an energy drink.The study showed contractions were more forceful after the drink.The team told the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America that children and people with some health conditions should avoid the drinks.Researcher Dr Jonas Dorner said: “Until now, we haven’t known exactly what effect these energy drinks have on the function of the heart.“The amount of caffeine is up to three times higher than in other caffeinated beverages like coffee or cola.“There are many side effects known to be associated with a high intake of caffeine, including rapid heart rate, palpitations, rise in blood pressure and, in the most severe cases, seizures or sudden death.”The researchers gave the participants a drink containing 32mg per 100ml of caffeine and 400mg per 100ml of another chemical, taurine.Short-term impactThey showed the chamber of the heart that pumps blood around the body, the left ventricle, was contracting harder an hour after the energy drink was taken than at the start of the study.Dr Dorner added: “We’ve shown that energy drink consumption has a short-term impact on cardiac contractility.“We don’t know exactly how or if this greater contractility of the heart impacts daily activities or athletic performance.”The impact on people with heart disease is also unknown.However, the research team advises that children and people with an irregular heartbeat should avoid the drinks.The British Soft Drinks Association already says the drinks are not for children.BBC News Sharecenter_img Share HealthLifestyle Energy drinks ‘change heartbeat’ by: – December 2, 2013 Sharing is caring!last_img read more

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first_img Sharing is caring! LocalNews Dominica to send delegation to UN non-communicable summit in September by: – June 22, 2011 Share 12 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img Tweet Share Dr. David Johnson. Photo credit: GIS NewsDominica will be represented at a United Nations summit on Non Communicable Diseases in September.Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Johnson said while the Ministry of Health cannot confirm who will attend that summit just yet, it is likely that Dominica will have a delegation there.He said the Ministry of Health is currently preparing for national consultation on the matter as part of a response to the UN Summit.“We are constantly reviewing the situation in terms of our policy and our program when it comes to non communicable disease. We will be represented at a government level and we are preparing to hold discussions in that regard,” he said.The national consultation, he said will sensitize the Dominican public and put up a response ahead of the summit.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

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first_imgAccording to police investigators, residents heard six gunshots after which they saw the assailants flee using a vehicle prior to discovering the victim’s body around 8:00 p.m. on March 12. As of this writing, officers of the Talisay City police station have yet to identify the suspects but are looking into drugs as the motive in the killing./PN BACOLOD City – A man was found dead inBarangay Matab-ang, Talisay City, Negros Occidental. The 38-year-old Rocky Lopez of BarangayAlijis here sustained gunshot wounds on the head and body, a police reportshowed. He died on the spot.center_img A placard bearing the words, “Sorry indi na ako kapangawat kag kapanghold-up kag baligya shabu. Goodbyeearth,” were also found on the victim’s feet.last_img

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first_imgThese DVD’s were among items confiscated by police on Wednesday after a month-long investigation. (Courtesy: Indiana Excise Police)According to the State Excise Police, the 14 people arrested at White’s Sale Barn were from the Cincinnati area. Police confiscated thousands of items from more than a dozen booths on Wednesday morning. Those following individuals are facing counterfeit charges:Sy Abdarahmane, 61; Barro Birane, 53; Idy Camara, 40; Kadara S. Dia, 54; Abou Diallo, 50; Abou Modi Diallo, 50; Daba D. Diawara, 37; Jimmy C. Garrison, 55; Bocar Jah, 32; Oumar M. Ndiaye, 46; Hamady A. Samba, 38; Kassoum Thiam, 53; Abou Wagne, 56; and Abou A. War, 59, all of Cincinnati.*Original Story*Police arrested 14 people and seized thousands of items at a Brookville flea market on Wednesday morning.Indiana State Excise Police said they began a month-long investigation after receiving a tip that reported counterfeit items being sold at White’s Sale Barn on Holland Road.Police found more than a dozen booths that sold counterfeit DVD’s, shoes, jackets, boots, purses, sunglasses, handbags and NBA/NFL jerseys.“The people operating the booths represented the products as authentic when, in fact, they were not,” Excise Officer Travis Thickstun said in a release.Some of the DVD’s included movies that are only in theaters and not yet available on DVD in the legal retail market.Those arrested were preliminarily charged with counterfeiting, a class C felony. Additional charges related to fraud could possibly follow. Names have not yet been released.Only those operating the booths that sold counterfeit items were arrested, according to the report. The owner of White’s Sale Barn was not charged with any crime.The flea market is open on Wednesday mornings and features more than 400 vendors and generally has 6,000 to 8,000 customers.Anyone with information about the counterfeit products should contact authorities at 812-523-8314.The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and Franklin County Prosecutors Office assisted Excise police with the investigation.last_img read more

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first_imgVINTON, Iowa – The 2016 IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing point season ends this Sun­day, Sept. 25.Final races are scheduled that day for Modifieds, Sprint Cars, Stock Cars, Northern SportMods, Southern SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Com­pacts.Bonus points will be figured and national and regional champi­ons and rook­ies of the year announced as soon as possi­ble.Local track officials have until noon Central Standard Time on Monday, Oct. 24 to notify IMCA of corrections that affect their top 15 point stand­ings before all standings for those divisions become official.Questions about IMCA point totals and standings should be directed to Virginia Lindsey, director of membership and points, at vlindsey@imca.com or by calling 319 472-2201, ext. 215.last_img

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first_img Share March 30, 2007PENSACOLA, Fla. – Start searching in the car and under your couch again! The University of West Florida’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee will spearhead the second Make-A-Wish Foundation Spare Change Drive at this weekend’s baseball and softball games at the UWF Sports Complex.During Saturday and Sunday’s games, members of SAAC will be walking through the stands and collecting money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Any donation will be greatly appreciated.The Division II National SAAC has developed a Make-A-Wish Foundation division-wide sponsored fundraising campaign to raise at least $100,000. Last year, the Division II National SAAC raised $116,950.40.The Make-A-Wish Foundation was founded in 1980 and has reached out to more than 144,000 children worldwide. The foundation has enhanced the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions by making their dreams and wishes a reality.Come out to the UWF Sports Complex this weekend to help West Florida SAAC reach their donation goal of $500Print Friendly Version Second Spare Change Drive Scheduled for This Weekendlast_img read more

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first_img March 4, 2020 Alabama A&M seeks revenge on Grambling St. Associated Press ARE YOU EXPERIENCED: Grambling State has depended on senior leadership this year while Alabama A&M has been fueled heavily by freshmen. For the Tigers, seniors Ivy Smith Jr., DeVante Jackson, Cameron Christon, Travon Bunch and Prince Moss have collectively accounted for 64 percent of the team’s scoring, including 83 percent of all points over its last five. In the other locker room, freshmen Cameron Alford, Garrett Hicks, Cameron Tucker, EJ Williams and Jalen Johnson have collectively accounted for 69 percent of Alabama A&M’s scoring this season, including 77 percent of the team’s points over its last five games.FUELING THE OFFENSE: Smith has either made or assisted on 50 percent of all Grambling State field goals over the last five games. Smith has accounted for 20 field goals and 41 assists in those games.SLIPPING AT 75: Grambling State is 0-9 when it allows at least 75 points and 16-4 when it holds opponents to less than 75.PERFECT WHEN: Grambling State is a perfect 6-0 when the team blocks at least six opposing shots. The Tigers are 10-13 this season when they block fewer than six shots.DID YOU KNOW: Alabama A&M has committed a turnover on just 18.1 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-best rate among all SWAC teams. The Bulldogs have turned the ball over only 12.6 times per game this season.center_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditGrambling State (16-13, 10-6) vs. Alabama A&M (7-20, 4-12)Elmore Gymnasium, Normal, Alabama; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Grambling State goes for the season sweep over Alabama A&M after winning the previous matchup in Grambling. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 4, when the Tigers shot 45.9 percent from the field while holding Alabama A&M’s shooters to just 34.4 percent en route to a 10-point victory. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

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first_imgKick off is at 8Ireland are training at the Millennium stadium this afternoon ahead of tomorrows World cup opener against Canada.Ahead of our game tomorrow Ireland Prop Jack McGrath says there will be no easy matcheslast_img

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first_imgSt. Finbbars College Akoka and Jubril Martins yesterday at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos, booked their place in the semi-finals in the Season 6 of the GTBank Masters Cup. The Akoka Bombers defeated International School, Lagos 5-0 in a one sided encounter. In another encounter, Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School defeated St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, 5-3 via penalty shootouts after playing 2-2 in regulation time. Anwar-ul-Islam College, Agege defeated King’s College by a lone goal, while Greensprings School, Lekki got the better of Eko Boys High School, Mushin 4-2 after 1-1 at full time.In the female category, Ansar-Ud-Deen Girls High School, Itire walloped Dowen College, Lekki 8-0, while Queens College, Yaba beat International School, Lagos 3-0. Earlier on Thursday, Greensprings School defeated Methodist Girls High School 2- 0, while Ansar-Ud-Deen College, Isolo defeated Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School 3-0 via penalty shootouts. Established in 2012, the GTBank Masters Cup is an annual football competition for first generation and private secondary schools in Lagos State, to promote camaraderie and foster friendliness amongst competing schools. Commenting on the competition, Segun Agbaje, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, said “We are proud to lead this initiative that provides an avenue for students to showcase their talents and passion for the game of football even as they remain committed to their academics.”He further stated. “This competition paves the way for youths to cultivate their sporting talents and aptitudes, while fostering and building a healthier lifestyle at a critical stage in their lives”.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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