AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement BBB Industries has announced the addition of automotive aftermarket industry veteran Joe Bergsieker as regional vice president – sales, effective immediately.Bergsieker will report to Chris Garner, BBB Industries’ executive vice president of sales, and will lead the company’s sales team and efforts for program buying groups. He will be based in the Chicago area in this new role.Commenting on the appointment, Garner said, “We are delighted to further strengthen our industry-leading team with Joe’s strong track record of sales growth, new product introduction and excellent customer service. We are confident his significant aftermarket industry experience will drive and support our continued growth and our customer’s overall success.”Prior to joining BBB Industries, Bergsieker served more than 20 years in increasingly responsible sales and marketing roles with Bosch. He also served three years in the U.S. Army before earning his Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Montana and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management.
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The Demag brand will cover 11 all-terrain crane models, ranging in capacity from 100 to 1,200 tonnes, and seven lattice boom crawler crane models, with capacities from 400 to 3,200 tonnes.Terex Cranes president Ken Lousberg commented on the reintroduction of the Demag brand: “We’re doing it because our customers asked us to bring the Demag brand back. It is as simple as that.”He added that the manufacturer would continue to operate as one organisation representing two brands, with customers of Terex or Demag branded products receiving the same value-added services. www.terex.com
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal today published the long-awaited judgment on human rights firm Leigh Day and three of its lawyers.In a 214-page ruling, the tribunal outlines the reasons for clearing senior partner Martyn Day and solicitors Sapna Malik and Anna Crowther of all charges. The three had been charged with misconduct relating to their handling of historic allegations of torture and unlawful killing by British soldiers in Iraq.The tribunal found that Day, Malik and Crowther actively investigated regulatory requirements and tried to act in accordance with the rules.The judgment adds: ‘They were open in evidence about things they did, and why they did them, and were prepared to acknowledge where they would, with hindsight, have done things differently. ‘The tribunal rejected the [SRA’s] general contention that [they] were the kind of people who put financial advantage above professional duty.’But the judgment also reveals for the first time the level of doubt expressed by Richard Hegarty, a solicitor member of the three-person panel. Hegarty did not find Martyn Day to be a ‘credible, honest or convincing witness’, and on numerous occasions Day was said to have ‘failed to give clear and succinct answers to straightforward questions’.Hegarty found Malik far more credible, saying she came across as a solicitor ‘intent on fighting for her clients and trying, but at times not succeeding, in staying within her professional rules’.On Crowther, who was alleged to have destroyed a key document linking Iraqi clients with insurgent forces, Hegarty finds it ‘unfortunate’ that she changed the evidence given at interview and he notes her answers ‘did not sit well’ with the lawyers’ defence.The SRA, which brought the prosecution, has 21 days from the conclusion of the case – including the costs hearing – to decide whether to bring an appeal. A hearing to determine costs will be arranged at the earliest opportunity 35 days after publication.An SRA spokesperson said: ‘We will be reviewing the judgment in detail and considering next steps.’The firm, senior partner Martyn Day, equity partner Sapna Malik and solicitor Anna Crowther had denied 19 charges. The case took seven weeks to conclude, with members of the tribunal spending a week considering their decision.Leigh Day’s costs were said to be £7m earlier in this hearing, while the SRA’s costs will also run to seven figures. Any adverse costs order against the SRA would leave the profession footing the bill for the prosecution.
SNCF has deployed two Eurostar sets on domestic services. From March 15 the units, redesignated TGV TM, began operating from Dunkerque and Valenciennes to Paris. SNCF plans to diagram them for the Brussels – Nice service during the summerSNCF is planning to open the first phase of the Eole cross-Paris route on July 14. Services from Chelles will be extended via Magenta to terminate at Condorcet St LazareNew York MTA is considering an ’adopt-a-station’ scheme to share the cost of routine maintenance. Private companies would contribute $60000 per year in return for a sign advertising their involvement. The money would allow extra staff to be employedOn April 16 Amtrak opened a US$9m multi-modal interchange station at Champagne in Illinois, providing a hub for coaches and buses feeding the City of New Orleans and Illini services
Singer-songwriters Kristy Osmusson and Jon Stone – AKA American Young – have been rapidly gaining in popularity over here since the release of their first album, AY, back in 2016. They’ve become a regular fixture at many festivals in the UK country scene, including Nashville Meets London, C2C: Country to Country and Buckle & Boots, which they headlined earlier this year. Now, following the release of their latest EP Soundtrack Of Your Life, they’re back for a short tour which kicked off last night at Bush Hall in London.Accompanied by their two band members, Kristy and Jon opened their set with American Dream, from their debut album. Right from the off they showed off their incredible musicianship, with Kristy in particular shining on the atmospheric, fiddle-led intro as her fingers flew over the instrument’s neck. Jon encouraged the crowd to clap along to the sharp, driving rhythm before he and Kristy began to sing, and their harmonies were on point as usual. It was a great start to the show and definitely set the bar for the next hour and 40 minutes.Throughout the set the band drew on material from both their album and the new EP, as well as mixing in several covers. These ran the gamut from the traditional Cotton-Eyed Joe (which they paired with a soaring acoustic rendition of Love Is War) to a mash-up of the lush, heartstring-tugging Die Another Day with the Disney classic Can You Feel The Love Tonight, via a jazzy take on Just The Two Of Us and Jon’s funky, powerful rendition of the Rolling Stones’ Beast Of Burden. For me the standouts were the pair’s version of Keith Whitley’s When You Say Nothing At All, which featured a simple arrangement and gorgeous vocals that made the song incredibly moving, and a shouldn’t-work-but-did sparse spin on The Thunder Rolls and The Boys Of Summer, which saw Kristy and Jon rocking out with their band in a fiery and powerful performance.Whilst the diverse selection of covers showed off the duo’s versatility, their original material was where they really shone for me. Whether it was the emotional, piano-led Better On You or a lively, playful track like Point Of View or Something To You, which undercut its bright melody with bittersweet lyrics, their effortless vocals were absolutely stellar and they had fantastic chemistry throughout, frequently cracking jokes and telling stories. I also liked that both Kristy and Jon got their chances to stand out – Kristy on the quickfire Cheater, Cheater (which she wrote for Joey + Rory) where her sweet vocals counterbalanced the sassy lyrics, and Jon on a heartfelt rendition of A Woman Like You that highlighted the edge and depth in his voice.I was also really impressed with the new material, particularly the laid-back, rock-influenced Falling Star, which saw Kristy pacing the stage as she jammed with the band. Seminole Wind, meanwhile, is rapidly becoming a fan favourite (as evidenced by the numerous requests from the audience) with its slow, lingering intro, dramatic storytelling, thumping rhythm and vivid imagery. It showed that the band are willing to experiment and push themselves, and I’m keen to see where this takes them on their next record.Kristy and Jon closed the main part of their set with Soundtrack Of Your Life, the title track from their new EP. For me it summed up everything I loved about their performance – tons of energy, hopeful lyrics packed full of details and a joyous singalong chorus. Kristy could be seen holding her bow aloft in triumph as the song drew to a close and the crowd responded with thunderous applause.After loud demands for an encore, the band returned to the stage to perform their final three songs, beginning with Kenny Rogers’ The Gambler. Kristy’s spiky fiddle was the perfect accompaniment to Jon’s soulful vocals and I also really liked how they built the layers of instruments, as well as encouraging the audience to join in. They then followed that with a beautiful version of Soldier’s Wife, which saw Kristy hit some huge notes and deliver an incredibly convincing, passionate performance, as well as a stunning a capella section at the end. Finally, they finished on Wake Me Up, which had the crowd singing and dancing along to the stomping rhythm and twangy guitars before rattling to the finish at breakneck speed.Overall I came away feeling really impressed by American Young. The connection between Kristy and Jon on stage is absolutely electric and they show it off to perfection through their outstanding musicianship and relaxed, easygoing stage presence which makes it incredibly easy for audiences to warm to them. Throw in a high-energy performance which looks like they’re having the time of their lives and those incredible harmonies, and it’s not hard to see why they’re so beloved here in the UK. They get better every time I see them and based on the new music they’re set for even bigger things in the future.Set list: 1. American Dream 2. Better On You 3. Point Of View 4. Cheater, Cheater (made famous by Joey + Rory) 5. A Woman Like You (made famous by Lee Brice) 6. Beast Of Burden (Rolling Stones cover) 7. Cotton-Eyed Joe (traditional cover)/Love Is War 8. When You Say Nothing At All (Keith Whitley cover) 9. Falling Star 10. The Thunder Rolls/The Boys Of Summer (Garth Brooks/Don Henley cover) 11. Something To You 12. Just The Two Of Us (Bill Withers cover) 13. Die Another Day/Can You Feel The Love Tonight (Elton John cover) 14. Seminole Wind 15. Soundtrack Of Your Life 16. The Gambler (Kenny Rogers cover) 17. Soldier’s Wife 18. Wake Me Up (Avicii cover) Performance date: 29th August 2019
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInCycle for LouiseTravelling to and from the Royal Highland Show 2016 was slightly slower and more challenging for Katie Davidson from Halmyre Farm, Haugh of Urr.This year she challenged herself with cycling the 200 mile round trip to Ingliston and back to raise much needed money for her friend Louise Hartley.Louise, 24, was diagnosed with Hypercalcemic Type, Small Cell Cancer of the Ovary after having a tumour and ovary removed in March. Chemotherapy wasn’t successful in treating this aggressive and rare type of cancer, her family undertook their own research and found immunotherapy was their only hope in helping Louise to fight this horrendous disease.Unfortunately with only 500 known cases of her type of cancer worldwide, immunotherapy isn’t licensed on the NHS. So her family have turned to private health care and her treatments cost £3000 per treatment which she receives every three weeks.Lancashire-based Louise is well known in agriculture through her work as a journalist for the Farmers Guardian and as an enthusiastic member of Holstein Young Breeders and Young Farmers.As well as Cycling for Louise, Katie also judged the dairy calves and showmanship classes on the Sunday morning before making tracks for home.Katie would like to thank everyone who has supported her in raising money to help fund Louise’s treatments, especially Rodger Callander and Jane Armstrong, who each joined her on one leg of the journey.So far she has received over £4000.
Reported by Farmington and Walled Lake school officials issued a “stranger danger” reminder Friday, after a man in a white van was seen watching children in a Farmington Hills neighborhood.According to WDIV-TV, the incident occurred on a street east of Haggerty Road, between 13 Mile and 14 Mile Roads. The neighborhood is in Walled Lake Consolidated School District.In a statement released Friday evening, Superintendent George Heitsch said Farmington Hills Police Department has notified the district of stepped up patrols in the area.“We share this information with you, not to raise anxiety, but as an opportunity to remind our families of the importance of being observant,” Heitsch wrote. “With spring weather approaching, our children will be spending more time outdoors, which is encouraged. Having said this, we must remind our children to report any suspicious behavior promptly to a trusted adult. As a family, please discuss how to respond to unknown adults and encourage children that when they feel uncomfortable fleeing and finding a known, safe adult is the right decision.” 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)
Kemudian peron yang penuh dengan asap rokok karena belum ada larangan merokok di dalam peron ataupun KRL. Tak hanya itu, penumpang pun bisa padat merayap di dalam gerbong bahkan bergelantungan dekat pintu.Para penumpang juga terkadang nekat memanjat gerbong melalui jendela untuk naik ke atap demi ikut kereta tersebut meski membahayakan nyawanya sendiri. Pedagang asongan pun tak kalah saing untuk menaiki kereta dan menjajakan dagangannya di dalam kereta meski berjejalan denga penumpang lain.Untungnya semakin lama KRL Jabodetabek semakin menjadi lebih baik dari kenyamanan dalam kereta hingga peron di stasiunnya. Fasilitasnya pun seperti toilet, gate atau gerbang dan loket serta mesin pembelian tiket tampak tertata dengan rapi.Tak hanya itu, percayalah, bila Anda ketahuan merokok di peron, maka petugas akan mendatangi dan menegur untuk segera mematikan rokok. PKD atau Petugas Keamanan Dalam pun selalu siap membantu penumpang baik itu menjaga keselamatan maupun menjadi tempat informasi tujuan keberangkatan kereta.Kini, wajah stasiun dan KRL sudah berubah jauh bahkan di KRL pun tak lagi terlihat para atapers dan pedagang asongan. Kereta yang digunakan juga sudah dilengkapi dengan pendingin udara. Untuk masuknya pun menggunakan kartu ataupun gelang yang sudah dimodifikasi sebagai alat pembayaran yang sah.Baca juga: Kereta Api Langsam, Punya Sebutan ‘Distributor’ Pupuk Hingga Go GreenMemang lebih nyaman dan tak ada preman yang masuk dalam KRL masa kini, hanya saja masih berkeliaran beberapa copet. Sehingga para penumpang mau tak mau harus menjaga barang bawaan mereka masing-masing.Permasalah lainnya pun masih banyak kereta yang kurang untuk melayani beberapa relasi, bahkan ketepatan waktu kedatangan dan keberangkatan sering kali tak sesuai. Namun, meski begitu, Vice President of Corporate Communication PT KCI Eva Chairunisa menjamin terkait peningkatan kaasitas ataupun pelayanan KRL termasuk menambah jumlah gerbong untuk kenyamanan penumpang yang semakin hari semakin bertambah.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedAtapers, Para Penantang Maut dari Atas Gerbong08/04/2017In “Domestik”KRL Premium, Apa Bedanya dengan KRL Reguler?21/12/2018In “Darat”Kuburan Tak Selalu Seram, Stasiun Purwakarta Saksinya14/11/2017In “Darat” Depo KRL Depok terbesar di Asia Tenggara (Kaorinusantara) Perubahan pada kereta rel listrik (KRL) terlihat sangat signifikan dan membuat penumpang lebih antusias menggunakannya. Namun, apakah masih ada yang mengingat saat generasi KRL ekonomi mengular di rel Jabodetabek dengan pedagang asongan hingga atapers?Baca juga: Atapers, Para Penantang Maut dari Atas GerbongSayangnya hal ini juga tak bisa dilupakan begitu saja, sebelum menjadi lebih baik seperti sekarang banyak sekali kenangan yang bisa di ingat tetapi sedikit menakutkan jika dikenang. KabarPenumpang.com mengingatkan pada para pembaca di masa jayanya dulu, untuk menaiki KRL ekonomi menggunakan karcis kertas dan disobek serta dikembalikan kepada petugas saat akan keluar dari stasiun.
Meteorologist Rebecca Duell says the NWS issued a Special Weather Statement for cooler temperatures from Wednesday through Friday this week… This drop in the mercury won’t doesn’t necessarily signal the beginning of fall or winter… FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A cold front has been moving through Southcentral Alaska, but the National Weather Service says it’s possible the area will warm up again. Duell: “What we do have right now is a low pressure system that’s moving very slowly, but it’s pretty big, over the Aleutian Islands. So it’s pushing a cold front up towards Southcentral Alaska and that’s what’s going to be moderating our low temperatures over the next few days. So it’s hard to say whether or not this is necessarily the end of the warmer temperatures, because once that front goes through there is the potential that we could get some more above average temperatures, but that’s too far out for us to forecast.” Duell: “For tonight we’re looking at kind of a slow moderation of the low temperatures and we’re going to start to build in a little more cloud cover and that’s what’s going to bring those lows up a little bit more. So 39 last night and then tonight we’re going to have temperatures in the low 40’s, so a few degrees warmer for the lows. And then by tomorrow night we’re looking at temperatures right around 50 for the low.”