Friday, 15 May 2015
A Closer look at the Amtrak Train Derailment: Who and How?
Who are the victims of the Amtrak derailment?
14 May 2015
- From the section US & Canada
Gaines joined the AP in 1998 and was a key factor in nearly all of the news agency’s video initiatives, including a service providing live video to hundreds of clients worldwide.
Gaines won AP’s “Geek of the Month” award in May 2012 for his “tireless dedication and contagious passion” to technological innovation.He was part of a team that won the AP Chairman’s Prize in 2006 for developing the agency’s Online Video Network.http://newsok.com/the-latest-on-amtrak-crash-many-patients-had-rib-fractures/article/feed/838812
ApprenNet just hired a new CEO. Here’s why that’s a big dealDrexel law professor Karl Okamoto has led the online learning company since its founding in 2011. The company’s new full-time CEO, Rachel Jacobs, is eyeing the startup’s first round of seed funding….Jacob’s hire coincides with, as she puts it, the company finding the right product-market fit. ApprenNet had long focused on the legal education industry, where educators used the product to create video-based exercises. But the legal industry isn’t embracing of this type of innovation, Jacobs said. …So ApprenNet pivoted to focus on healthcare, higher education and K-12 teacher training. Many of those fields — healthcare, especially — are hands-on and benefit from simulation and video-based learning, Jacobs said. Its customers include Walmart, which is using the product to train its pharmacy technicians,
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecolab
This article is about the consolidated history of the 1986 established Ecolab, Inc; including its foundation in 1923 as Economics Laboratory, and the acquisition of Nalco in 2011. For the history of acquired businesses of Nalco, see Nalco Holding Company.
In July 2011 Ecolab announced a merger with Nalco Holding Company, Inc., and in December 2011 Nalco became a wholly owned subsidiary of Ecolab Inc. after it completed its US$5.4 billion acquisition.In May 2012 Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, through his investment vehicles—Cascade Investment and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—increased his stake of 10.8% in Ecolab to 25%.In October 2012 Ecolab entered an agreement to acquire Champion Technologies. That purchase closed in April 2013.
Nalco Holding Company
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia-
This article is about the consolidated history of the Ecolab Inc. subsidiary – Nalco; including its foundation in 1928 as National Aluminate Corporation, and the 2011 acquisition by Ecolab. For the consolidated history of its parent company, see Ecolab. Nalco Holding Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ecolab Inc.; is a Naperville, Illinois based supplier of water, energy and air improvement solutions and services for industrial and institutional markets. The company sells various products and services designed to reduce energy, water and other natural resource consumption, enhance air quality, minimize environmental releases and improve productivity and end products.
Nalco currently serves more than 70,000 customers employing over 11,500 employees operating in over 130 countries.Among its products is Corexit – an oil dispersant widely used in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
On 9 December 2003, the private equity group consisting of the Blackstone Group, Apollo Management LP and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners collaborated to acquire Ondeo Nalco Company from Suez SA for US$4.2 billion.[GT-DEX 4] The Company went public again, returning to the New York Stock Exchange in late 2004 under the name Nalco Holding Company.
Nalco Exxon Energy Chemicals, L.P. became part of the company through redemption of ExxonMobil stock in the joint venture. Daniel S. Sanders, who was previously president of Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil; serves on the Nalco’s (now, Ecolab‘s) board.
In May 2012 Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, through his investment vehicles—Cascade Investment and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—increased his stake of 10.8% in Ecolab to 25%.
Monsanto EVP and Nalco (Corexit) Director are the same person
(http://patft.uspto.gov) This was the first of three patents assigned to ARCO Power Technologies Inc. (APTI). APTI owned the “brains” behind HAARP and began construction of facility in 1993. APTI was a subsidiary of Atlantic Richfield Company…2000: BP bought Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) which owned APTI. APTI was the original owner of HAARP and patents. When BP bought Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) they also acquired a subsidiary of ARCO: ARCO Aluminum Inc. which is the
biggest aluminum company in the world. Aluminum is one of the aerosols listed in US Patent RE29,142. Note: Monsanto has recently engineered aluminum-toxicity-resistant crop seed. (#13)…..2003: Blackstone, Apollo and Goldman Sachs acquire Nalco (dispersants used by BP in Deepwell Horizon accident). Nalco is a major distributor of aluminate which is a compound containing aluminum and oxygen. …2009: Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway held shares in Nalco. Berkshire acquired holdings of Nalco in February, 2009. At the end of 2009, Berkshire Hathaway increased their holdings to 9 million. Berkshire is now the 2nd largest holder of Nalco. (33)
! 2009: Nalco has an affiliation with the Argonne Program of the University of Chicago.
This program falls under the auspices of the US Department of Energy. Argonne was given $164 million in federal stimulus funds last year. Argonne also added 2 new executives to their staff. One of the executives was on the payroll at Nalco. (34 & 35)
NALCO is based in Chicago with subsidiaries in Brazil, Russia, India, China and Indonesia.
Com Ed hired a CEO form NALCO and a director from Dept of EDU. Isn’t B. Ayers w/Edu?
Pay close attention to UChicago Argonne. They control Fermi, as well as other majopr energy industry connections.
ComED & Exelon are connected to NALCO through UChicago Argonne.
All are connected to Fermilab.
Argonne National Laboratory
Family Desperate For Information About Baltimore Man They Say Was On Derailed Train
“We are shocked – said the mayor of Ittiri Tonino Orani – Giuseppe Piras was highly respected in the country. This morning I spoke with the brother who is the auditor of the City and I expressed the closeness of the whole community.” Forty, married, with no children, a few years ago Giuseppe Piras was one of the founders of the cooperative oil Sardinia.
Research Interests: Medieval Epigraphy, Gliptography, Romanesque architecture, Romanesque Art, Twelfth-Century Manuscripts, Romanesque Pilgrimage Route, Latin Epigraphy
PIRAS G., Sedecami [A?] Ronis f (ilius): a possible new epigraphic evidence of the Roman period of the Jewish presence in Sardinia? Notula introductory
PIRAS G., The sepulcrum sancti Autedo in an unusual inscription fourteenth-century church of St. Mary Magdalene in Chiaramonti (Sassari), “& Historica Theologica”, XVIII (2009), pp. 425-
PIRAS G., a new registration by the fourteenth-century church of Santa Maria de Orria Pithinna (Chiaramonti)
Four of the victims who died were found inside the train; two were found outside and one died at the hospital, authorities said. An eighth victim was pulled from the wreckage Thursday, authorities said; no one remains unaccounted for. More than 200 were injured in the crash, some of them critically.
SEPTA Says Commuter Train Hit By Projectile Just Before Amtrak Train Derailed