SFNF: Conejos Fire On Jemez Ranger District 3-5 Acres

first_imgSmoke from the Conejos Fire is visible from US Highway 550, San Ysidro and Jemez Pueblo. Historically, low-intensity wildfires burned through southwestern dry conifer forests like the SFNF every seven to 15 years on average as part of a natural cycle that removed leaf litter, eradicated disease and thinned the understory, making room for new growth and improving habitat for wildlife. SANTA FE ― The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) discovered a lightning-caused ignition Monday night on Conejos Peak on the Jemez Ranger District adjacent to Forest Road 266 and about 4 miles northeast of the Paliza Campground and 5 miles from the community of Ponderosa. Smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory problems or heart disease are encouraged to take precautionary measures. Information on air quality and protecting your health by using the 5-3-1 visibility method can be found online at the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) website at https://nmtracking.org/fire. People with health concerns can also call NMDOH at 505.827.0006 for additional information. Given current conditions, including forecasted weather, and the location of the fire, fire managers are considering using the Conejos Fire to bring positive benefits to the landscape, including removing the dead and down fuels that have accumulated on the forest floor. Fire updates are posted on the New Mexico Fire Information website at www.nmfireinfo.com, www.facebook.com/SantaFeNF and Twitter @SantafeNF. For additional information about the Conejos Fire, please contact the Jemez Ranger District at 575.829.3535. For information on the HEPA filter loan program, go to https://facnm.org/smoke#smokeanchor5. SFNF News: Estimated at 3-5 acres, the Conejos Fire is creeping and slowly backing in primarily ponderosa pine forest.last_img read more

Continue reading

Takoradi Dredging Set for December

first_imgThe Takoradi Port dredging program is scheduled to begin next month, according to the Director of the Takoradi Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng.The dredging works will be underway from December 10, 2014, until March 2015, followed by the construction of the quay wall which will end in 2016.Belgian dredging and marine construction giant Jan De Nul will undertake this capital development project.The Takoradi Port expansion scheme will involve construction of oil services terminal, reclamation of land area of 53,000 hectares, dredging of an access channel and construction of a bulk terminal.When finished, the project is expected to position the port to receive bigger vessels, improve the turnaround time and eliminate double handling of cargoes.[mappress mapid=”19148″]Dredging Today Stafflast_img read more

Continue reading

The softly, softly approach

first_imgSubscribe now for unlimited access Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGINlast_img read more

Continue reading

Shipments fit for a king

first_imgA 103-tonne gas turbine arrived at the port onboard Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics’ (WWL) vessel Figaro.Also located in King’s Lynn, the Palm Paper’s project site is in close proximity to the port, which ABP says minimised the distance travelled and transport costs for the shipment.Shortly after the arrival of WWL’s vessel, the port welcomed Boomsma Shipping’s Frisian River carrying an electricity generator for Palm Paper’s newspaper printing site.When completed the 162 MW Palm Power power plant will provide electricity and steam to the paper mill. www.abports.co.ukwww.2wglobal.comwww.boomsmashipping.nllast_img read more

Continue reading

Windermere branch electrification funding confirmed

first_imgUK: Transport Minister Baroness Kramer confirmed £16m of government funding to electrify the 16 km single-track Oxenholme – Windermere branch on November 28. The minister said ‘electrifying this key rail link will support the vital tourism industry in the area, and help us build a stronger economy in the Lake District and beyond.’The government had announced its support for the 25 kV 50 Hz electrification proposal in August 2013, subject to a business case confirming value for money. Welcoming the confirmation of funding, Chris Nutton, Programme Director at First TransPennine Express said FTPE which operates the branch ‘has worked with local representatives and Network Rail to develop a solid business case in relation to the improvements.’Network Rail will now develop a detailed plan for electrification, which the Department for Transport now says could be completed ‘as early as 2017’, a year later than previously envisaged. This will form part of an ongoing programme of electrification in northwest England including the routes from Manchester to Liverpool, Preston and Blackpool.last_img read more

Continue reading

Ethiopia eyes legal domestic worker scheme with Saudis

first_imgReuters/Tesafa NewsA draft bill to ratify an agreement on establishing legalized domestic employment scheme with Saudi Arabia was tabled to the Ethiopian House of People’s Representatives (HoPR) on Tuesday.The agreement, which was signed between the two governments on May 25 in Jeddah, mainly aimed to recruit Ethiopian domestic workers to Saudi Arabia.The bill, which is yet to be ratified by the HoPR, Ethiopian parliament’s lower house, came shortly after Saudi Arabia’s recent move to extradite undocumented migrants.Saudi Arabia in February revealed that it had arrested some 671,200 foreign workers in four months in a major crackdown on illegal laborers, in which Ethiopian illegal settlers were said to represent close to 32 percent, next to nationals of Yemen at 65 percent.According to the latest agreement signed by the two countries, the Ethiopian government will send qualified domestic workers and ensure that they have no criminal record.The draft bill that was tabled to the HoPR on Tuesday also indicated that the two governments should “work together in a mutually acceptable recruitment system for Ethiopian domestic system in Saudi Arabia pursuant to the applicable laws, rules and regulations of both countries.”The bill, in order to avoid the suffering of Ethiopians’ who traveled to Saudi Arabia via illegal routes with the help of human traffickers, called on the two governments to ensure the recruitment of Ethiopian domestic workers through recruitment agencies or companies.last_img read more

Continue reading

Harrison alum comes home to celebrate book release

first_img Farmington Voice Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Harrison High School will welcome back 2010 graduate J. Caleb Perkins April 18 and 19 to celebrate the release of his book, Remedy Network: A Millennial’s Journey to Connecting New York City Through Stories.Perkins will be the featured speaker during a community event titled, “From Pain to Purpose: An Evening with J. Caleb Perkins – Author, NYC Community Organizer and HHS Grad,” held in the school auditorium on April 19, 7 p.m. The presentation focuses on his personal story, mental health advocacy, and tools for community organizing/networking and social justice. Signed copies of his book will be available for purchase during the event.Perkins will also speak to English classes about the writing process and to Diversity and Men’s Leadership members about networking.After hearing the devastating news of New York teenager Kalief Browder’s suicide in the summer of 2015, 23-year-old Perkins left his corporate job and moved to New York City to begin Remedy Network. His vision is to see properly resourced millennials who are equipped to reach their personal and professional goals, well-rounded in their mental health, and educated in all spheres of societal influence.To learn more about the organization, visit remedynetwork.com or write to info@remedynetwork.com.Harrison High School is located at 299995 W. 12 Mile Rd. in Farmington Hills. Reported bylast_img read more

Continue reading

CenterPhil, San Agustin advance in Bingawan caging

first_img[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’ CenterPhil, San Agustin advance in Bingawan caging’ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]BY ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]INSERT  DATE HERE! [/av_textblock][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] MANILA – CenterPhil Montessori Silver Knights and University of San Agustin Golden Eagles made their way to the semifinals after decidedly overcoming their respective quarterfinals foes in the 2017 Bingawan Foundation Cup – Regional High School Basketball.CenterPhil defeated Ateneo de Iloilo Blue Dragons, 89-59, on Sunday at the gym in Bingawan, Iloilo, while San Agustin clinched the last semifinals slot after beating Hercor College Junior Jaguars, 74-66.CenterPhil, which aim to recover from their runner-up finish in the Iloilo City Mayor’s Cup last month, got the leading 19 points from Lester Valn Paraico, and 18 and 16 from Charles Sindol and Patrick Gain, respectively.The Silver Knights imposed their dominance from start to finish courtesy of hot shooting by Sindol and Gain. This continued in the second half en route to building its largest lead — 30 points — on back-to-back triples by Paraico.Meanwhile Luin Sanchez led the way with 30 points for San Agustin.Six-foot Jeron Deocampo also showed his way with 18 points for San Agustin, which relied on its tight defense to dominate Hercor.Santa Clarita International High School Primes and St. Roberts Academy Panda Rockets earned outright semifinals positions after finishing on top of brackets A and B, respectively.Knockout semifinals action was scheduled on June 17, with Santa Clarita taking on San Agustin at 2 p.m. and St. Roberts battling CenterPhil at 3:30 p.m. The championship round will be on June 18./PN[/av_textblock][/av_one_full]last_img read more

Continue reading

Mengapa Kim Jong Un ‘Lebih Senang’ Naik Kereta Ketimbang Pesawat? Ini Dia Spekulasi yang…

first_imgSumber: The National Kedatangan Supreme Leader Korea Utara, Kim Jong Un ke Vietnam pada Selasa (26/2/2019) kemarin masih hangat untuk diperbincangkan. Tidak melulu membahas tentang isi pertemuannya dengan pimpinan Negara Adikuasa, Donald Trump, namun satu poin yang tidak boleh luput dari perhatian adalah cara Kim Jong Un menyambangi Vietnam, yaitu dengan menggunakan kereta api. Tentu sebagaian dari Anda akan bertanya-tanya, “mengapa pimpinan negara seperti Kim Jong Un lebih memilih untuk naik kereta ketimbang pesawat yang jelas lebih efisien dari segi waktu?”Baca Juga: Setelah Menempuh Jarak 4023 Km, Kereta Kim Jong Un Tiba di Vietnam Selasa PagiSebagaimana yang diketahui bersama, Kim Jong Un menghabiskan waktu sekira 65 jam untuk mengular dari Pyongyang menuju Vietnam – perjalanan yang jelas tidaklah sebentar. Anak dari Kim Jong Il ini lebih memilih untuk ‘berlindung’ di balik kereta berlapis bajanya ini untuk menembus jarak sekira 4023 km ketimbang harus mengudara yang notabene hanya memakan waktu hitungan jam saja. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… Related Sebenarnya ada sejumlah spekulasi yang beredar di masyarakat tentang pertanyaan ini. Namun satu yang paing santer diberitakan adalah Kim Jong Un takut akan ketinggian, sehingga dirinya lebih memilih untuk menggunakan kereta dalam lawatannya menuju negara lain. Jika ditelisik lebih dalam lagi, ternyata tidak hanya Kim Jong Un saja yang gemar naik kereta api, pun dengan mendiang ayahnya, Kim Jong Il dan mendiang kakeknya, Kim Il Sung.KabarPenumpang.com mengutip dari laman time.com, melakukan lawatan ke negara lain dengan menggunakan kereta api memang sudah seperti tradisi bagi keluarga Kim Jong Un. Seperti yang sudah disinggung di atas, mulai dari mendiang kakeknya hingga mendiang ayahnya, semuanya gemar naik kereta api ketimbang pesawat. Bahkan, ketiganya diisukan takut untuk naik pesawat terbang.Terkecuali Kim Jong Un, isu ini semakin dikuatkan dengan Kim Jong Il dan Kim Il Sung pernah menyaksikan secara langsung ledakan pesawat ketika tengah melakukan test flight di tahun 1982 – dan penerbangan Kim Il Sung terakhir terjadi pada 1986, dimana kala itu ia menyambangi Rusia. Sejak saat itu, keluarga para Supreme Leader ini tidak ada lagi yang pernah mengudara.Kendati sesekali Kim Jong Un lebih memilih untuk naik pesawat, namun ia lebih sering menggunakan kereta dengan dalih mempertahankan tradisi keluarga.Tidak hanya itu, kereta yang digunakan Kim Jong Un dalam lawatannya menuju Vietnam ini juga tidak sembarangan kereta. 21 rangkaian gerbong yang berlapiskan baja ini dikabarkan memiliki puluhan sofa empuk dan ruang konferensi di dalamnya. Pun dengan penjagaan super ketat guna mengawal sang diktator ini – satu rangkaian berada di depan kereta utama untuk memastikan keamanan jalur, sedangkan satu rangkaian lagi berada di belakangnya untuk mengangkut personel keamanan dan personel pendukung.Baca Juga: Lakukan Perjalanan ke Beijing, Beginilah Kelebihan dari Kereta yang Bawa Kim Jong-unTerlepas dari asumsi itu semua, para analis menyebutkan bahwa kunjungan Kim Jong Un ke Vietnam minggu ini merupakan salah satu ajang bagi Korea Utara untuk membuktikan diri bahwa negara beraliran komunis tersebut bisa berdikari tanpa bantuan negara manapun – termasuk Cina.Pada kunjungannya ke Singapura guna bertemu Presiden Donald Trump pada bulan Juni kemarin, Kim Jong Un meminjam Boeing 747 milik Air China, lantaran pesawat Ilyushin Il-62 miliknya dinyatakan sudah tidak aman untuk mengudara – entah tidak aman dari masalah performa atau ada ancaman dari negara lain.Nah, dalam kunjungannya yang sekarang, Korea Utara melalui Kim Jong Un seolah ingin menunjukkan bahwa negara tersebut bisa melepaskan ketergantungan terhadap Cina yang selama ini berada di belakangnya untuk urusan supply dalam situasi apapun.last_img read more

Continue reading

Boeing 767, Pesawat Widebody dengan Lebar ‘Terkecil’ di Dunia

first_imgDilansir alternativeairlines.com, widebody atau pesawat berbadan lebar adalah pesawat yang mampu mengangkut penumpang dalam jumlah besar. Umumnya, pesawat berbadan lebar digunakan untuk rute-rute jarak jauh ataupun menengah, baik penumpang maupun kargo, sekalipun ada juga maskapai yang menggunakan widebody untuk jarak pendek, salah satunya Emirates yang mengoperasikan rute terpendek A380 di dunia.Dari segi jumlah penumpang, umumnya widebody mengangkut antara 200-850 penumpang dengan konfigurasi tiga kelas ataupun full ekonomi. Untuk konfigurasi full ekonomi, formasinya berbeda-beda, bergantung pada kebijakan masing-masing, entah 2-3 -2, 3-3-3, atau 3-4-3.Pesawat widebody juga diartikan sebagai pesawat dengan dua lorong, sekalipun hanya memiliki dua mesin, yang mematahkan pendapat dimana widebody diartikan sebagai pesawat dengan empat mesin. Sedangkan dua ataupun satu tingkat, hal itu tidak menjadi acuan sebuah pesawat disebut widebody. Lagi pula, pesawat widebody dua tingkat jumlahnya tak banyak.Selain Airbus dan Boeing, di dunia, ada begitu banyak pabrikan yang memproduksi pesawat widebody, mulai dari Lockheed, Ilyushin, McDonnell Douglas, dan CRAIC, perusahaan patungan antara COMAC Cina dan Rusia United Aircraft Corporation.Rata-rata dari pabrikan di atas, widebody yang diproduksi memiliki lebar pesawat sekitar 5 m, seperti Boeing 777X seluas 5.94 m, Airbus A350 5.61 m, Lockheed L-1011 5,77 meter, Ilyushin IL-96 5,70 meter, McDonnell Douglas DC-10 5.69 meter, dan CRAIC CR929 -yang diperkirakan bakal terbang pada 2023- seluas 5,61 meter.Baca juga: Stratolaunch, Pesawat dengan Sayap Terlebar di Dunia Sukses Terbang PerdanaDi luar itu, Airbus dan Boeing punya pesawat jumbo dengan lebar lebih dari enam meter. Pesawat komersial terbesar di dunia buatan Airbus, A380 sejauh ini menjadi pesawat widebody dengan lebar terbesar mencapai 6,54 meter. Adapun Queen of the Skies Boeing 747 tak terpaut jauh, dengan luas mencapai 6,10 meter.Kebalikan dari A380 dan Boeing 747, pesawat widebody dengan lebar terkecil di dunia rupanya datang dari sebuah pesawat buatan tahun 1981, Boeing 767. Pesawat yang di antaranya pernah dioperasikan oleh All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan Airlines, Delta Air Lines, dan United Airlines ini hanya memilliki lebar 4,72 meter. Pesawat ini bahkan masih terlampau cukup jauh dari pesawat widebody dengan lebar terkecil kedua, Airbus A330 dan A300, dengan lebar 5,28 meter.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedPesawat Jet Komersial Terpendek di Dunia Rupanya Warisan Jerman Barat19/08/2020In “Analisa Angkutan”Mengapa Pesawat Tri-Jet Tidak Se-Populer Twin-Jet dan Quad-Jet? Berikut Ulasannya18/06/2020In “Featured”Untung Rugi Narrowbody vs Widebody untuk Pesawat Kepresidenan Indonesia29/02/2020In “Analisa Angkutan” Boeing 767 Delta Airlines. Foto: v1images Aviation Media Setelah sebelumnya mengupas tuntas pesawat jet komersial terpendek di dunia, kali ini, redaksi akan membahas seputar pesawat widebody dengan lebar terkecil di dunia. Adakah di antara pembaca sekalian yang bisa menebak, sebaik Anda menebak pesawat komersial terbesar serta pesawat komersial terpanjang di dunia?Baca juga: Pesawat Jet Komersial Terpendek di Dunia Rupanya Warisan Jerman BaratSebelum membahas lebih lanjut terkait hal itu, mungkin ada baiknya mengupas tuntas terlebih dahulu definisi pesawat widebody itu sendiri.last_img read more

Continue reading