physical, concussion course certificate, and Consent to Treat form need to be returned the LAHS Athletics office. LAHS GOLF Program News: BEFORE you can begin with the golf team you MUST have completed the following: The program will hold tryouts at 3:30 p.m., Aug. 14-16 at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Tryouts consist of two nine-hole rounds (Wednesday and Friday) and one short course round (Thursday). To request the forms or more information, contact the LAHS Girls golf coach, Tim Hammock, at 505.670.5330 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Completion of PowerSchool Enrollment Athletics Registration (used to be InfoSnap)Physical dated after April 1st of the current yearConcussion for Students course on nfhslearn.com Consent to Treat form The Los Alamos High School State Champion Golf program will begin its 2019-2020 school year program Aug. 14 with tryouts. What to do with your completed forms and certificate?: All LAHS boys and girls 9-12 graders and Los Alamos middle school 8th graders are eligible to tryout for the golf teams. Regular practices begin at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19.
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Aberdeen-based Wood Group has recorded a profit rise led by performance in Wood Group PSN Production Services.Wood Group PSN’s Production Services activities delivered strong growth, with revenue up 16.0% and EBITA up 30.4%. This increase is primarily attributable to performance in the Americas, led by higher margin US shale related activity, including the benefit of Elkhorn acquired in December 2013, and growth in the North Sea business.The Group delivered EBITA of $549.6 million, up 3.1% from $533 million in 2013. Total Revenue of $7,616.4 million, up 7.8% on 2013 ($7,064.2 million).The company has seen profit from continuing operations on an equity accounting basis before tax and exceptional items (but after tax on JV profits) up 10.9% at $414.5 million, compared with $373.7 million in 2013.Wood Group achieved profit for the year 2014 of $336.3 million, versus $300.5 million or the same period in 2013. Adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the year was 99.6 cents per share (2013: 98.6 cents).Ian Marchant, Chairman, commented: “The Group performed well in 2014, delivering in line with expectations against a backdrop of a steep decline in oil price towards the end of the year. We will continue to help customers increase productivity in their new projects and existing operations. In line with our focus on customer efficiency, we are also implementing internal cost and efficiency measures to ensure we remain competitive. We will remain a reimbursable, asset light business with a balance of opex and capex activities, a broad range of longer term contracts and significant customer and geographic diversification. As we look to 2015, we expect financial performance to demonstrate the quality of our people and the relative resilience of our business in a challenging market, and we will see the full year benefit from completed acquisitions.”
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RUSSIA: By the end of April the Shcherbinka research centre near Moscow will complete tests which aim to assess whether Talgo automatic gauge-changing technology could be used under Russian conditions. Coaches supplied by the Spanish firm will also undergo running trials on the Moscow – St Petersburg and Moscow – Brest routes.RZD is interested in using ‘Talgo-type rolling stock’ to operate faster passenger services from Moscow to Warszawa, Berlin and Praha, eliminating the need to swap bogies at the break between 1 520 mm and standard gauge. Talgo gauge-changing systems are currently used in Spain to allow trains to run through from 1 668 mm to standard gauge without stopping. RZD President Vladimir Yakunin met Spanish Development Minister José Blanco in Madrid on March 4 to discuss progress with the project, which was agreed by RZD and Patentes Talgo in October 2008.
UK: HS2 Ltd announced on March 18 that it had appointed a team of CH2M, Atkins and Sener as engineering delivery partner for Phase 1 of the high speed line project. The engineering delivery partner will provide engineering and construction management support, and assist with preparations for the procurement of the main civils contracts. It will be ‘fully integrated within HS2 Ltd in order to drive long-term efficiencies across the design and build process’. Covering ‘the whole of Phase 1 construction’, the 10-year contract will also see the consultancies providing support for the procurement of subsequent work packages, including stations and railway systems. They will also support the design and construction stages of the works, providing project engineering and construction management as well as technical assurance of design.’Today’s contract award marks an important milestone as we continue to move towards the start of construction in 2017′, said HS2 Ltd Managing Director, Construction, Jim Crawford.
Forty people have died in 10 states in Nigeria in a suspected outbreak of Lassa fever, Health Minister Isaac Adewole has said.“The total number of suspected cases reported is 86 and 40 deaths, with a mortality rate of 43.2 per cent,” Adewole told a news conference in Abuja.The minister said so far, laboratory tests had confirmed that 22 of the 86 suspected cases were Lassa fever and results were expected on the remainder.Seven of the affected states are in the north — Bauchi, Nasarawa, Niger, Taraba, Kano, Plateau and Gombe — while the remaining three are in the south — Rivers, Edo and Oyo — he added.The first case of the disease was recorded last November in Bauchi state. Other cases were then reported in Kano and elsewhere.According to the World Health Organisation, Lassa fever is an acute haemorrhagic illness which belongs to the arenarvirus family of viruses, which also includes the Ebola-like Marburg virus.People with Lassa fever do not display symptoms in 80 per cent of cases but it can cause serious symptoms and death in the remainder.The virus, which is endemic in rodents in west Africa, is transmitted to humans by contact with food or household items contaminated with the animals’ faeces and urine.Person-to-person contact is also possible through bodily fluids, particularly in hospitals when adequate infection control measures are not taken.The number of Lassa fever infections in west Africa every year is between 100,000 to 300,000, with about 5,000 deaths, according to the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.Adewole said recorded cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria peaked in 2012 at 1,723 with 112 fatalities but rates have declined since then.“Most of the cases that we recorded are not through person-to-person contact but the number of deaths is unusual,” Adewole said of the latest outbreak.He expressed concern about disease notification systems, particularly in Niger state, where unusual deaths in August were not reported for up to four months.
Share A strong tropical wave, located just east of the Lesser Antilles is producing a large area of cloudiness, showers and thunderstorm activity.This is according to the Dominica Meteorological Service’s weather advisory issued on Tuesday 23 August 2016 at 8AM.It notes that environmental conditions are marginally favorable for gradual development while the disturbance moves west-northwestward at 15 to 20 mph. Environmental conditions are expected to become more conducive for a tropical depression to form by later this week.“Regardless of development, this system is expected to bring moderate to heavy rainfall and thunderstorm activity along with gusty winds to the Northern portion of the island chain, to include Dominica, beginning later this afternoon,” weather forecaster Marshall Alexander advised. “Moderate to rough seas are also expected in areas of showers and thunderstorm. Current model projected rainfall is approximately 2.5 to 3 inches (60 – 75 mm) with higher amounts especially in elevated areas,” he added. Therefore, Dominicans should monitor the progress of this system. “Persons in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to be vigilant and to exercise extreme caution as flash flooding could be possible. Persons in vulnerable areas should plan ahead and take all precautionary measures to reduce impact on life and property particularly from tonight into Wednesday,” the advisory indicates. Meanwhile, a tropical depression located in the far eastern Atlantic has strengthened into the seventh tropical storm of the season, Gaston. At 5 o’clock this morning, maximum sustained winds were near 50 mph and the system is moving west north west at 20 mph. Gaston is forecast to become a hurricane by Wednesday as it continues to strengthen over the open waters of the Atlantic.The public is advised to keep informed on these systems by listening to further updates provided by the Dominica Meteorological Service, by calling the weather hotline at (767) 447 5555 or via its website. Sharing is caring! Share LocalNews Severe weather alert for Dominica by: Dominica Vibes News – August 23, 2016 Share 411 Views no discussions Tweet
417 Views no discussions Share CIBC Country Head Stephen Lander handing over plaque to Parliamentary Representative Hon. Denise Charles and Village Council Chair Man Weefeys JulesThe Soufriere/Scottshead constituency are the beneficiaries of a donation made by the First Caribbean International Bank (CIBC).An official handing over ceremony was held in the Soufriere Community Center on Mar. 7, 2019 as a representation of the completed community center project.The CIBC contributed over $95, 000 in efforts to rehabilitate the Soufriere Council Community Center post hurricane Maria through the First Caribbean Comtrust Foundation.This rehabilitation process began in November 2018 and lasted approximately one month and a half. However, the building was not officially handed over to the council by the CIBC until yesterday.The Parliamentary Representative for the Soufriere/Scottshead constituency, Hon Denise Charles, Minister for Climate Resilience Hon Joseph Issac CIBC Country Head Stephen Lander, Soufriere Village Council Chairman Weefeys Jules, council members and villagers were in attendance of this event.Tokens of appreciation were presented to the CIBC country head and the Parliamentary Representative by the Village Council. A plaque was also presented to the village council by the CIBC to be imbedded on the building.According to CIBC Country Head, Stephen Lander the First Caribbean Bank was eager to support the reconstruction of this community center seeing that it was devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017. Share Hurricane MariaLocalNewsRecovery Soufriere/Scottshead council community center officially handed over by: – March 8, 2019 Sharing is caring! Share Tweet
RF Micro Devices announced that they will be showcasing their expanding portfolio of RF solutions for smartphones, tablets and other broadband mobile devices at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, to be held in Barcelona, Spain from the 24 to 27 of February 2014. The products highlighted by RFMD at MWC 2014 will include its rapidly growing portfolio of high-performance 4G solutions and Wi-Fi components for wireless consumer devices – Phones, routers, access points and set-top boxes. RFMD offers a broad portfolio of high-performance RF solutions covering all major air interface standards, including average power tracking- (APT-) and envelope tracking- (ET-) enabled multimode multi-band (MMMB) and discrete PAs, APT and ET PMICs, antenna tuners, impedance tuners, routing switches, low noise amplifiers (LNAs), antenna switch modules (up to 21 throws), switch filter modules, and switch duplexer modules.