Perma-Pipe International Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date Financial Results

September 12, 2018@1:57 AM TFP Editor 0

NILES, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Perma-Pipe International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPIH) announced today financial results for the second quarter and year-to-date ended July 31, 2018. President and CEO David Mansfield commented, “The positive momentum we experienced in the first quarter has continued into our second quarter. For the second quarter and on a year-to-date basis our revenues improved from last year by $5.5 million and $10.9 million, respectively. Our income from operations is similarly improved by $2.7 million and […]

Lehman bet paid off for investors

September 12, 2018@1:39 AM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Reuters Image caption This Reuters picture of Lehman Brothers staff being told the bank would survive at a meeting on 11 September 2008 is one of the images that defines the financial crisis Investors who took a gamble on the wreck of Lehman Brothers’ UK operations after the investment bank collapsed made up to seven times their money. The assets of Lehman’s UK arm greatly exceeded its liabilities. Tony Lomas, the partner at […]

Iran looks warily to China for help as US sanctions resume

September 12, 2018@1:31 AM TFP Editor 0

next In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, photo, people walk through the Grand Bazaar where Chinese-made goods have flooded the market, in Tehran, Iran. It’s hard not to see China wherever you look in Iran. From Chinese goods to its business people eager for deals as Western business interests flee, Iran likely will further embrace Beijing as an alternative market for its crude oil and financial transactions amid uncertainty over the nuclear deal. (AP Photo/Vahid […]

Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams

September 12, 2018@1:06 AM TFP Editor 0

next FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Serena Williams argues with the chair umpire during a match against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the women’s finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in New York. Some black women say Serena Williams’ experience at the U.S. Open final resonates with them. They say they are often forced to watch their tone and words […]

Free cash machines closing at record rate

September 12, 2018@1:01 AM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images More than 250 free-to-use cash machines are disappearing a month as operators shut unprofitable ones, the network co-ordinator Link has said. There are 53,000 free machines in the UK – but the number is shrinking at a record rate as people use less cash. Now the Payment Services Regulator (PSR) is cracking down on the closures and asking for more network protection. “Free-to-use ATMs continue to play a vital role in […]

Energy Services Group (ESG) Strengthens Security and Infrastructure with Domain Experts, Appoints Paul Etherington and Ryan Williams

September 12, 2018@12:57 AM TFP Editor 0

NORWELL, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Energy Services Group (ESG), the retail energy industry’s leading provider of SaaS solutions for empowering energy choice worldwide, has named Paul Etherington as chief information security officer (CISO) and Ryan Williams as vice president of site reliability engineering and cloud infrastructure. The move furthers ESG’s investment in enhancing security policies and technology, as well as in cloud infrastructure. Etherington joined ESG as the company’s first CISO on Aug. 8, 2018 to support security […]

U.S. Army’s eCYBERMISSION Kicks Off 17th Year of Competition

September 11, 2018@11:57 PM TFP Editor 0

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) today announced the kickoff of the 17th annual eCYBERMISSION program, a web-based competition designed to cultivate student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by encouraging students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their local communities. Students can win on a state, regional, and national level, with national winning teams receiving up to $9,000 in U.S. EE Savings Bonds, […]