Middle Tennessee Electric, State’s Largest Electric Cooperative, Partners with Local Internet Service Provider to Expand Broadband in Underserved Middle Tennessee Counties

August 24, 2018@1:42 PM TFP Editor 0

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Middle Tennessee Electric, the state’s largest electric cooperative, and United Communications, Middle Tennessee’s leading provider of fiber and fixed wireless internet services, today announced that they have partnered to expand broadband access to underserved areas across seven counties in Tennessee. The partnership allows the two organizations to combine their resources and decades of experience to offer affordable, high-speed internet services to members and customers in the coming years and improve quality of life for those in the areas they serve. The announcement was made by Chris Jones, president and CEO of [Read More]

Fed’s Powell: more rate hikes likely if economy stays strong

August 24, 2018@1:31 PM TFP Editor 0

The Federal Reserve’s steady interest rate hikes are the best way to protect the U.S. economic recovery and keep job growth as strong as possible and inflation under control, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in a high-profile endorsement of the central bank’s current approach to policy. Read on Reuters

Global Mobile Power Plant Market 2018-2022 | Growth Analysis and Forecast | Technavio

August 24, 2018@12:57 PM TFP Editor 0

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global mobile power plant market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 5% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. A key factor driving the growth of the market is the high frequency of natural disasters. Environmental changes and the increase in hydro-meteorological disasters is because of the combination of natural and man-made factors. The increasing global warming across the globe is leading to intense hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes. This market research report on the [Read More]

Trump: Pompeo likely to go to North Korea when U.S.-China trade resolved

August 24, 2018@12:40 PM TFP Editor 0

Generic EpiPen may not launch in time for allergic kids going back to school When Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.’s generic version of the EpiPen allergic reaction treatment was approved last week, amid spot shortages of the branded product and concerns about allergic children needing the products as they go back to school, the timing seemed perfect. But Teva may not be launching the product soon enough, according to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst John Boris, who noted that wholesalers are not expecting the products from Teva [Read More]

Trump says China not helping on North Korea like before

August 24, 2018@12:38 PM TFP Editor 0

Generic EpiPen may not launch in time for allergic kids going back to school When Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.’s generic version of the EpiPen allergic reaction treatment was approved last week, amid spot shortages of the branded product and concerns about allergic children needing the products as they go back to school, the timing seemed perfect. But Teva may not be launching the product soon enough, according to SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst John Boris, who noted that wholesalers are not expecting the products from Teva [Read More]

Wall St. rallies as Powell stays on rate-hike course

August 24, 2018@12:03 PM TFP Editor 0

Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank’s current approach to interest rate hikes was the best way to protect the U.S. economic recovery. Read on Reuters

Maxim Crane Works Acquires Leading Hoist and Technical Services Provider

August 24, 2018@11:58 AM TFP Editor 0

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Maxim Crane Works, L.P. is proud to announce that it has acquired Gould Technical Services, LLC based in the Atlanta region. The acquisition is another step towards increasing the Maxim footprint and improving the support needed to further expand its Hoist Division. Chris Gould will join the Maxim Family as the Vice President of the Hoisting Division. “I have worked with and around the Maxim/AmQuip teams for nearly 15 years. By joining the Maxim Family, we will be able to provide our customers with [Read More]