Minnesota Community Specifies Penetron for Safe Drinking Water Treatment Plant

More durable concrete for softer water: The new 3.5 MGD Robbinsdale Water Treatment Plant provides enhanced water treatment capacity for the community of Robbinsdale, Minnesota. As a concrete waterproofing admixture, PENETRON ADMIX SB is completely non-toxic and contains no VOCs. As an NSF 61-certified admixture, it is ideal for potable water applications like Robbinsdale. EAST SETAUKET, N.Y. (PRWEB) August 11, 2022 Completed in August 2022, the new Robbinsdale Water Treatment Plant in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, provides the community with an increased water treatment capacity – and softer water.

Why Theresa May almost definitely won’t become interim Prime Minister, and who might

Former Prime Minister Theresa May has been suggested as a possible caretaker PM after Boris Johnson resigns. (Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty)July 7, 2022 2:22 pm(Updated 2:23 pm)Boris Johnson has finally caved in to overwhelming pressure and announced he is stepping down as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party after an avalanche of resignations from Tory MPs.Standing outside No 10, Mr Johnson admitted it was ‘painful’ to be leaving office and that ‘in politics, no one is remotely indispensable’, but added ‘thems the breaks’.

Elon Musk had twins last year with one of his top executives, report says

By Aimee Picchi July 7, 2022 / 9:16 AM / MoneyWatch Elon Musk had twins with a top executive at Neuralink, director of operations and special projects Shivon Zilis, in November, according to a report in Insider that cited court documents related to the children. Musk, 51, and Zilis, 36, filed the court documents to ask for their children’s names to be changed to include Musk’s last name, according to the redacted legal documents posted by Insider. The petition asked that their names “have their father’s last name and contain their mother’s last name as part of their middle name,” a request that Insider reported was granted earlier this year.

SNCF announces pay rises after strikes in France, unions want more

SNCF has agreed to give its workers a pay rise after many went on strike yesterday (July 6), to call for salaries which would enable them to face up to inflation. The workers claim they have not had an increase for eight years.The rail operator has said that it will introduce a general salary increase of 1.4%, as well as a 4% rise for unsociable hours such as nights, weekends and public holidays. This will equate to a real term average rise of 3.7% for lower-level workers and 2.2% for managers. SNCF has also said that it is ‘committed’ to carrying out its annual negotiations with workers in December.

MACC might have missed the ‘elephant’ in the UKSB saga By Prof Ramasamy Palanisamy

THERE were certainly unintended consequences from the trial of former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
The UMNO president is facing 33 charges of corruptly accepting millions of ringgit in multiple currencies from Ultra Kirana Sdn Bhd (UKSB) for granting them the license for foreign visa or VLN.
The money was paid to him at his residence between 2014 and 2018.
While the charges are against Zahid, witnesses from the trial have revealed that Zahid was not the sole beneficiary of this donation and that there were other prominent politicians involved in this matter as well.

Kwesi Aning Charges Security Agencies To Be Transparent, Accountable

Professor Kwesi Anning, the Director of Academic Affairs and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), has underscored the need for statutory security agencies to exhibit high level of professionalism, accountability, transparency and responsiveness in the discharge of their mandate.
He said when security operations were not carried out in conformity with rule of law, frustrations and agitations it might take over orderliness as exhibited in recent clashes at Ejura, Nkoranza, Senya-Bereku as well as the ‘Arise for Change’ demonstrations.

Summer holiday 2022 dates around the UK

The spring half term has been and gone for pupils across the UK and now all that remains of the academic year is the final stretch to summer. For many pupils sitting their A-Levels and GCSEs, the holidays will be a welcome break after the first year of full in-person exams since 2018. Summer holiday dates vary in different areas of the country, and so it’s useful to keep a tab on when specific councils break up in order to plan child care and coordinate trips away. When are the school holidays in England?The majority of state schools across England will break up for the summer holidays on Friday 22 July.

Mkango Appoints Rob Sewell as CFO

LONDON and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mkango Resources Ltd. (AIM/TSX-V: MKA) (the ‘Company’ or ‘Mkango’) is pleased to announce
that Robert Sewell has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer (‘CFO’) of the Company, subject to the approval of the TSX-V. The role will be a non-board position.

Mr Sewell joins the Company from AfriTin Mining Limited where he was CFO during the construction and commissioning of its Uis tin mine in Namibia. He received a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting
degree from Rand Afrikaans University in 2003 and subsequently completed his professional qualifications with Deloitte in Johannesburg.

Votebeat will cover local election administration as a permanent newsroom

June 30, 2022, 10:50 a.m. ‘How do you produce journalism that strengthens elections? That’s the question that runs through my mind every day.’
With the 2022 midterms about 18 weeks away, election coverage is taking shape in many newsrooms. Some outlets are responding to new threats to democracy by shifting reporting resources to focus on voters or putting journalists on ‘the democracy beat.’ Only one newsroom, though, says it’ll focus exclusively on the ins and outs of elections.
Votebeat launched in 2020 as a three-month ‘pop-up’ reporting project that placed 15 reporters in 10 local newsrooms in Michigan, California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin, and Georgia.