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first_imgRogers & Co Ltd ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2017 annual report.For more information about Rogers & Co Ltd ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Rogers & Co Ltd ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Rogers & Co Ltd (  2017 annual report.Company ProfileRogers & Co Limited is an international and investment services company  headquartered in Mauritius, that primarily focuses on operations in four markets which are, financial tech, hospitality, logistics and property where the company provides services such as fiduciary, outsourcing, and consulting services, such as tax advisory, captive insurance management, fund administration, and actuarial services, technology services, including integrated business solutions, cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration, and mobile and converged connectivity services and financial services. Rogers & Co Limited operates through the following segments, aviation, financial services, hospitality, logistics, property, real estate and agribusiness, technology, corporate office, and corporate treasury. Rogers & Co limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Image source: Getty Images. See all posts by Kevin Godbold One strategy for constructing a long-term portfolio of shares involves focusing on the shareholder dividends companies pay. If I collect a large yield in income and plough the proceeds back into my shares, I’ll be compounding my investments.Another benefit of focusing on the shareholder dividend is that big yields often indicate a modest valuation. So, if the annual dividend grows over time, there’s a good chance the share price will also rise and deliver capital growth in my portfolio as well.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…However, the strategy works best if I target sustainable dividends. So, I’ll avoid cyclical businesses and look for firms with strong finances operating in a profitable niche of the market, such as these three.PharmaceuticalsThe recent bout of general stock market weakness has pushed down the share price of pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (LSE: GSK). It seems the company is out of favour with investors. One reason for that could be a general rotation out of defensive companies and into cyclical stocks that look poised for the next cyclical up-leg.Indeed, although the likes of GlaxoSmithKline do operate cash-producing, defensive businesses, their valuations can move up and down in cycles. And right now, I think the valuation has cycled down.And at the current share price near 1,350p, the dividend yield is just below 6%. Meanwhile, nobody expects much growth in earnings in the near term. But I do reckon the firm can keep up its dividend payments. For me, GlaxoSmithKline would make a decent long-term hold in my portfolio.Power transmissionNational Grid (LSE: NG), has a forward-looking dividend yield of just over 5% for the current trading year to March 2021. The guardian of the nation’s gas and electricity transmission networks has been a steady dividend payer for many years. And it’s clear the firm’s highly regulated monopoly position in the UK’s energy sector endows the business with defensive qualities.The company also has operations in the US. And although National Grid carries a big debt load, the rock-solid cash generation it achieves makes sense of the high level of borrowings. However, the business requires large and continuous amounts of capital investment. And the directors must balance the cash flow returns to the company’s lenders and to its shareholders.I don’t expect the business to ever shoot the lights out with growth. But I do think it’s capable of churning out those generous shareholder dividends for years to come.Food additivesThe food sector has defensive qualities and Tate & Lyle (LSE: TATE) is a big player in it. The company produces ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and other industries, and it’s a lucrative market. We can see by the firm’s long record of paying generally rising shareholder dividends how well the cash keeps rolling in.The share price has slipped back a bit this autumn and now stands near 612p. At that level, the forward-looking dividend yield for the current trading year to March 2021 is a little below 5%. Meanwhile, the company has already shown its resilience by trading well through the recent coronavirus lockdowns.So, I’d treat a holding in the firm’s shares now as a sleep-at-night investment. And I’d hold with the tenacity of a business owner for at least the next 20 years. Kevin Godbold has no position in any share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended GlaxoSmithKline. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. 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first_imgSunday Jan 11, 2009 Butch James and Joe Maddock combine for a great Bath try From the same match where Leicester snuck a late Tom Croft try to steal the win away from Bath, this try is well worth sharing as we believe its up there with the best scored all season.South African flyhalf Butch James had an outstanding game for the visitors as he set up the first try with a barging run, then showed his more creative side to set up a brilliant try for winger Joe Maddock.James collected his own delicate kick into space then exchanged passes with Maddock down the right wing before tossing it back to Maddock who stepped inside perfectly and dived over for a sensational try.When Bath coach Steve signed James there were perhaps doubts over whether a player with such a reputation for brutish rugby would fit into a side that enjoyed such an expansive game.“I had seen Butch play a lot of Super 14 rugby and had a different view on him than others,” said Meehan.“I was very aware he had the capability to play a good short or long passing game. His tactical kicking, which has so much variety, has been the aspect of his play that has surprised people most. Geordan Murphy is one of the best full-backs around and I have a huge admiration for him. Butch kept him second-guessing last Sunday and that shows the good job he is doing.”Try scorer Maddock believes that Bath play in the manner of southern hemisphere sides.“Bath are as close to a Super 14 team in England as you can get with the style we play. There are other teams, like London Irish, who will chuck the ball around a bit, but I don’t think that they will chance their arm as much as we do. That is certainly a trait that a lot of Super 14 rugby teams have: they are willing to run it from anywhere, which we are, and they score some fantastic tries, which we can do.”With the type of form that James is showing currently, he should be a shoe in for the number 10 berth come selection time when the Springboks host the British & Irish Lions. 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first_img Projects “COPY” Houses “COPY” Year:  2016 CopyAbout this officeStu/D/O ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBangkokThailandPublished on May 08, 2017Cite: “Aperture House / Stu/D/O” 08 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalShelvingZeitraumWardrobe – Hide & ParkSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Qd-ClassConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Stone SeriesWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – FerroFinestra W20Panels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – TentChairsInterstuhlConference Chair – Low With CastorsWoodreSAWN TIMBER co.Pre-Weathered Wood CladdingMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?多孔住宅 / Stu/D/O 事务所是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Aperture House / Stu/D/OSave this projectSaveAperture House / Stu/D/O ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Architects: Stu/D/O Architects Area Area of this architecture project Aperture House / Stu/D/O ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily Thailand Save this picture!Courtesy of Stu/D/O+ 37 Share CopyHouses•Bangkok, Thailand Manufacturers: Fab&Form, SKK, ScenescapeStructural Engineer:Panit SupasirilukMechanical Engineer:Panit SupasirilukContractor:Pornchai PornpichitchokchaiVisualizer:Stu/D/O, DOFConstruction Cost:10M bahtStu/D/O Project Team:Apichart Srirojanapinyo, Chanasit Cholasuek, Picsacha Na Songkhla, Patompong SongprachaLandscape Architect:Chaichoompol VathakanonCity:BangkokCountry:ThailandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Stu/D/OText description provided by the architects. A house for a photographer and a landscape designer; Aperture House frames its surrounding natures and embrace the natural world within its serene envelope. Yet, in stillness of this delicately composed environment, Aperture House captures the turnings of time through the interplay of lights and shadows, as daylight cascade through the architectural facade and openings.Save this picture!DiagramThe 4 story tall regular rectangular mass was conscientiously carved out, allowing the natural landscape to seeps into its continuous enclosure and create a pleasant ambience for private spaces. The largest void reveals an expansive vertical space, as it internally and externally becomes the main focal point the house.Save this picture!Courtesy of Stu/D/OSave this picture!2nd Floor planSave this picture!Courtesy of Stu/D/OThe continuity of the external envelope shapes and completes the regular geometric architectural form, whilst shielding the main living area, which situates itself within this spacious void, from the occasionally unforgiving Bangkok sun. Scattered throughout the external enclosure, are carefully composed openings of the architectural facades.Save this picture!Courtesy of Stu/D/OThe large openings displays full-framed view of the surrounding vistas for the main functions of the house. Whilst the expansive facade openings flood rooms with daylight, the small tapered openings composed main corridors, filtering natural light patterns to continuously transform and enhance the domestic spaces.Save this picture!Courtesy of Stu/D/OFrom the exterior, the 0.60×0.60 m square punctures are uniformly equal and elegantly dispersed and as the changing daylight travels through the gradually tapered voids into the interior, the dynamic shifting of lights and shadows create interest from the inside and out.Save this picture!Courtesy of Stu/D/OProject gallerySee allShow lessHouse in the Woods / Alma-nacSelected ProjectsRiverside Villa / Atelier BoronskiSelected Projects Share Area:  350 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project last_img read more

About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 12 September 2012 | News  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis BGC Charity Day, the annual fundraising event by brokerage company BGC Partners and its affiliate Cantor Fitzgerald, has raised an estimated $12 million for charities around the world. Celebrities and traders at the company’s offices around the world, including London, New York, Hong Kong and Paris, raised the sum by making trades, with all proceeds being donated to charity.The event was originally set up to raise funds for the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, after 658 of its employees were killed in the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York. Since then though the fundraising has expanded to benefit other causes.Participating celebrities included actress Rosamund Pike, actor Roger Moore, Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah, tennis player John McEnroe, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, and composer Andrew Lloyd-Webber. Each was raising funds for their own favourite charity.UK charities that will benefit include Asthma UK, Haven House children’s hospice, Help a London Child, Variety, Barnardo’s, and Muscular Dystrophy BGC Charity Day raises $12m through trading Tagged with: Celebrity corporate Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

first_img€1.5 million fund for disability employment in Ireland opens  104 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: disability Funding Ireland Advertisement Application processThe timeline for applications to the Ability to Work Fund is:Stage 1: Open call for applications (November 2019 to 14 February 2020)Stage 2: Selection process (February to March 2020)Stage 3: Interviews (week starting 23 March 2020)Stage 4: Final checks on short-listed applicants (April to May 2020)Stage 5: Final decision by Social Innovation Fund Ireland’s Board (June 2020) About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. A new €1.5 million fund to help more people with disabilities to gain employment has been launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development in Ireland in partnership with financial services company State Street.The Ability to Work Fund will support not-for-profit organisations to empower more people with disabilities to gain employment. The disability can be a physical or intellectual disability, a learning disability, or a disability due to traumatic brain injury or a mental health condition.The Fund aims empower 250 people to progress along the pathways to employment by investing in organisations that provide training, upskilling, education and other services to people with disabilities. Examples of what the Fund will support include:•             strategic planning•             communications strategy development•             mentoring•             leadership training•             market research•             financial modelling (forecasting your organisation’s financial performance)The funding will be available over three years, from 2020 to 2023. Cash grants of up to €90,000 each year for three years.Online applications to the Fund will be managed by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI). The Department provides match funding for all philanthropic funds raised by Social Innovation Fund Ireland, via the Dormant Accounts Fund.As well as cash successful applicants will receive  a business supports package to expand their business expertise and expand and deepen their impact. This will include a place on SIFI’s Accelerator Programme, access to SIFI’s networks of charities, social enterprises, government and donors and access to training and mentoring from State Street employees.Applications are welcome from organisations that work with people with an intellectual, physical, mental health, learning or sensory disability who are aged 17 and older. The organisations must be engaged in creating ways to improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities through education, training and skill-building. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 2 December 2019 | Newslast_img read more

first_imgThe following resolution was adopted on Sept. 2, 2015, by the National Association of Letter Carriers Union – Golden Gate Branch 214 – in San Francisco.Whereas, while San Francisco is in critical need of funding for public education, affordable housing, social services and health care, the Sheriff proposes to spend $240 million [up to $465 million including financing; 30 years of debt] of taxpayer dollars to build an unnecessary new 384 bed jail in downtown San Francisco; andWhereas, the reality is that San Francisco already has too much jail space. There are approximately 1,000 empty beds every single day in S.F. county jails. Jail population has been declining steadily, remaining at 62-65 percent of its total jail capacity for almost four years [50 percent capacity of current buildings with the entire CJ#6 sitting empty]. In other words, over 35 percent of the city’s jail system is unused and 85 percent of the S.F. jail population is simply awaiting trial; andWhereas, proponents of the plan say we need their new jail to replace the old one at 850 Bryant St. because the building is seismically unsound. However, there is already an excess of empty jail beds and no need to increase jail capacity. The jail at 850 Bryant can be closed immediately without building a replacement; andWhereas, this controversial jail construction plan is opposed by S.F. District Attorney Gascon, the teachers’ union (United Educators of San Francisco), National Lawyers Guild, Coalition on Homelessness, Community United Against Violence, S.F. Human Services Network, People Organized to Win Employment Rights, S.F. Tenants Union, Critical Resistance and Western Regional Advocacy Project, among many others; andWhereas, San Francisco can expand its prevention, pretrial alternatives and diversion programs and promote bail and sentencing reform — and thereby reduce the jail population for a fraction of the cost of building a new jail and paying huge interest and annual General Fund operating expenses over many years. These alternatives to incarceration have proven to be best for keeping families together, stabilizing communities, and preparing prisoners for a productive life on the outside; andWhereas, 42 California counties are currently choosing the dangerous path of jail construction and expansion instead of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Prison and jail expansion has had a particularly devastating effect on poor and working people of color. San Francisco has an opportunity to act against this destructive trend of unrestrained prison and jail growth.Therefore be it resolved, that Golden Gate Branch 214 of the National Association of Letter Carriers formally opposes the costly and unnecessary San Francisco Jail Replacement Project, and urges others, including the San Francisco Labor Council, to do the same.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Unlike Last Year, No Propane Issues in 2020 If you were looking for propane to dry your grain a year ago, you might have had a hard time finding it. Very high moisture levels in 2019 ran through the available propane in the region and logistical issues kept propane from flowing in. Thankfully, that is not the case this year.Mike Newland is with the Propane Education and Research Council.“What a difference a year makes, right? So, 2019 was a tough year. We planted a corn crop incredibly late in a lot of places. 2020 is a much different year. We got the crop planted. Our per bushel usage for propane for crop drying is a fraction of what it was last year, so we’re using a lot less fuel across the country to dry the crop. And so we’re in a much different place when we’re talking this year than we were last year.”Newland says because of the struggle in 2019, they created a new grain drying calculator tool for 2020 that can be found at“We wanted a tool on the website for corn farmers to go and be able to, early in the season, just do some quick calculations and come up with a gallon projection that they’re going to use to dry their corn crop. We did that for no other reason than we wanted to start the conversation sooner in the fall rather than maybe driving down the road with combine to the first corn field and calling your propane guy and saying, ‘Hey, I need a load.’”Again, this tool and others can be found at SHARE Unlike Last Year, No Propane Issues in 2020 Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter By Eric Pfeiffer – Nov 26, 2020 Previous articleIndigo Ag’s New App to Market Your GrainNext articleUnlike Last Year, No Propane Issues in 2020 on the HAT Friday Podcast Eric Pfeiffer SHARElast_img read more

first_imgColin Post is a Sports Broadcasting and Journalism double-major from Houston, Texas. Along with sports writing, Colin hopes to work in sports announcing after he graduates. Colin Post With his lower-than-expected ranking by ESPN and many predicting TCU to have no chance to win the Big 12, Reagor has plenty of motivation going into the season.  “I don’t look at it as pressure,” Reagor said. “I look at it like I’m supposed to be here. God put me here for a reason. Now, I just have to embrace it.” Colin Post Twitter Linkedin Linkedin TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks ReddIt Facebook Colin Post Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Jalen Reagor (1) had over 200 yards of offense against OSU to show why he’s one of the country’s best receivers. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto. Facebookcenter_img Colin Post Despite series loss, TCU proved they belong against No. 8 Texas Tech Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Previous articleStudents turn inspiration into innovation, launch companyNext articleWhat’s new at Amon G. Carter Stadium this season? Colin Post RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Colin Post printJalen Reagor feels like his outstanding play has been overlooked and that he has something to prove. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto.TCU wide receiver Jalen Reagor took to Twitter last week to express his feelings about how experts think his talent stacks up with the nation’s best players. ESPN released its list of the top college football players for the 2019 season last week and Reagor landed in the No. 46 spot. “Lol #46…,” was all the receiver out of Waxahachie had to say regarding his ranking. The tweet has since been deleted. His feeling of being unfairly ranked seems to be justified, as he produced one of the best receiving seasons in TCU history last year. Though he played high school football just 38 miles from TCU, being a Horned Frog wasn’t one of Reagor’s top choices for college ball.  The son of former Texas Tech defensive tackle Montae Reagor, who won Super Bowl XLI with the Indianapolis Colts, Reagor was a standout at Waxahachie High School.  Two-straight 1,000-yard seasons to end his high school career earned him a four-star ranking by and offers from several schools in the Big 12. Looking to follow in the successful footsteps of his father, the 5-foot-11, 195-pound wideout originally committed to Texas Tech, but de-committed in March 2016 to verbally commit to Oklahoma. Just seven months later, he would change directions again, this time to head to Fort Worth to “stay closer to my family and friends,” he said in an interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Reagor totaled 576 receiving yards and eight touchdowns during his freshman year, leading the Horned Frogs in both categories. His first career touchdown reception, a 38-yard Hail Mary from quarterback Kenny Hill to put TCU up for good against SMU, was just a sign of what was to come for the talented freshman.TCU wide receiver Jalen Reagor hauls in a 93-yard touchdown pass against Stanford in the 2017 Alamo Bowl. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSotoReagor’s brilliance in his first year earned him Co-Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year and 247Sports True Freshman All-American honors.Although the Horned Frogs saw three different starting quarterbacks over the course of the year, Reagor caught 72 passes for 1,061 yards during his sophomore campaign. Both of those marks rank second in the TCU single-season record books, only behind former Horned Frog and current Washington Redskins’ receiver Josh Doctson.Sixty-one percent of his catches last season went for either a first down or touchdown. On top of that, the receiver caught a touchdown pass in the final seven games of the regular season for TCU, good for a school record. He also became the first wide receiver in the history of both TCU and the Big 12 to have 100 yards rushing and 90 yards receiving in the same game, finishing with 121 yards rushing and 91 yards receiving in a 31-24 win over Oklahoma State on Nov. 24.“It’s just all surreal,” Reagor said after the win over the Cowboys. “I know I’m capable of playing like that. It’s just the way that happens. It’s just a blessing.”This record was recently cemented on a plaque in AmonG. Carter Stadium, cementing Reagor as one of the all-time TCU greats.Reagor posted this picture on Twitter, saying “All glory to God!” in response to the plaque. Photo via @TheJalenReagor on Twitter.“Having a plaque and having my name in the history books means the world to me,” Reagor said.  “This has been one of my dreams since I picked up a football. All glory to God!”Reagor’s dominance in his second season did not go unnoticed as he was selected to the All-Big 12 Second Team. The receiver was also voted the MVP for the TCU football team by his teammates for the 2018 season, the first wide receiver to earn the award since Cory Rodgers in 2004. The Texas native has speed that often leaves his defenders in the dust. This dates back to time as a track star at Waxahachie, winning a state title in the 5A Boys long jump at the UIL state meet in the spring of his senior year. His 40-yard dash is clocked at 4.32, which earned him the third spot on Bleacher Report’s list of the 10 fastest college football players of 2019.“I can run all day,” Reagor said in a interview with Sports Day. “There’s a difference between track speed and football speed. But when you mix the two, you know what it’s like.”Along with his breakaway speed, Reagor became known for his ability to win contested balls in his second year, which is uncharacteristic of a wideout at his size. Last season, he caught 15 of 31 possible contested catches.  Perhaps his most impressive of such receptions came in the form of a 34-yard pass from quarterback Grayson Muehlstein in which Reagor seemingly took the ball out of Oklahoma State cornerback A.J. Green’s hands. First TCU spring game since 2018 gets fans primed for a highly-anticipated fall ReddIt + posts Taylor’s monster slam highlights big weekend for TCU Athletics Twitter TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hellolast_img read more