Posts by Todd Bedard

C-10 wants hearing on nuke plant’s concrete problem

By Angeljean Chiaramida Staff Writer Apr 13, 2017 NEWBURYPORT — Nuclear watchdog group C-10 is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to hold a public hearing on alkali-silica reaction, which is found in concrete at the Seabrook nuclear power plant. Newburyport-based C-10 Research and Education Foundation announced in a press release it is filing for official…

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G4S to demonstrate enhanced RISK360

SOURCE: G4S TECHNOLOGY APR 4, 2017 RISK360 is a comprehensive, Microsoft Azure cloud-based application that provides security teams the ability to report, track and resolve cases while providing leadership with insights to make informed, data-driven decisions to save time and money. JUPITER, Fla., April 4, 2017 — G4S, the world’s leading global, integrated security company,…

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FairPoint Communications Inc (FRP) Short Interest Down 24.9% in March

April 16th, 2017 – By Teresa Graham – 0 comments FairPoint Communications Inc (NASDAQ:FRP) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 906,751 shares, a decline of 24.9% from the February 28th total of 1,207,515 shares. Based on an…

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Industry shaping colleges’ technical training

By MICHAEL COUSINEAU New Hampshire Union Leader President Susan Huard speaks during a tour of the Robotics and Automation Lab at Manchester Community College on March 29. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER) Major employers in the Granite State are increasingly collaborating with higher education to increase the supply of workers equipped with the skills needed for advanced manufacturing.…

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NHHEU update

NHHEU representatives will be meeting with faculty at the Nashua, Berlin, and Portsmouth campuses this week. Nashua CC: 4/11  noon-12:50 White Mountain CC: 4/12  noon-1 Great Bay CC: 4/14  noon-1 We will be available to introduce ourselves, answer questions, and hand out paperwork.

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Nuke plant owner: Watchdog group’s claims ‘completely false’

SEABROOK — The Seabrook nuclear power plant’s owner refutes as “completely false” recent claims by C-10 Research and Education Foundation about research done on the alkali-silica reaction that affects the plant’s concrete. C-10 board members filed comments with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on March 9, urging the federal agency to deny NextEra Energy Seabrook’s request to amend its…

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New York Adopts Free Tuition

SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit. By Scott Jaschik April 10, 2017 Governor Andrew Cuomo In what proponents are calling a historic move, New…

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Weekly NHHEU update

CONTRACT Today we met with members of the negotiations team to discuss how the negotiations process has progressed and where we all want it to go.  We will be meeting on a weekly basis for the foreseeable future to work towards breaking the impasse that has held your next contract back. We would like to…

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US Labor nominee Acosta says he’ll advocate for workers

By Laurie Kellman | AP March 22 at 3:27 AM WASHINGTON — Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta says he will work with Congress to address the need for good, safe jobs and to provide American workers with the training they need to get them. “Whether it is those who are working, those who still seek work, those…

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