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Creating an up to date and accurate knowledge base has been a significant challenge in machine learning. Studies show that inefficiencies in knowledge searching can adversely affect enterprise performance and productivity. On the other hand, a recent study found that having a knowledge base eliminates the need for information searching that can save up to
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New Orleans area Ryan Gootee General Contractors has promoted David Barbier to executive vice president; Kevin Sprehe to project executive; and Chad Leibe and Randy Robert, both to senior superintendent. Barbier was vice president of preconstruction and has been with the company since its inception in 2004. He will continue to manage estimators and lead all aspects of preconstruction. He has more than
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On Jul 16, 2021 Morristown-based Covanta, a global leader in sustainable waste and energy solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement with EQT Infrastructure, a purpose-driven global investment organization, whereby EQT will acquire all shares of Covanta common stock for $20.25 per share. Covanta is the world’s leading waste-to-energy provider, operating facilities in North America,
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Manager and mentor to generations of performers and arts professionals, Sheldon Soffer passed away peacefully on June 23, 2021, at age 93 in Fort Myers, Florida. By his side was his aide of three years, Ron Wendell, and his cherished puppy. Soffer was born August 20, 1927, to immigrants Bertha Weiss Soffer and Samuel Soffer.
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Fiona Davis, Educational Consultant for the People Development Command section of Victoria Police in Melbourne, Australia was recently chosen to be featured in the Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). While being selected to be published in IAOTP’s Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication, is an honor in itself,
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SUEZ delivers an award-winning and sustainable wastewater solutions to meet SA Water’s needs at the Murray Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant. The mission Across Australia and around the world, water utilities are facing a complex challenge: meeting the needs of growing populations while simultaneously pursuing better outcomes across performance, efficiency, sustainability and community.  In the city
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The Victorian Government has launched Creative State 2025 – its new four-year plan, developed with input from many across the State’s creative community. Supported with a $288 million investment, Creative State 2025 sets out 25 actions to stabilise and grow Victoria’s creative industries, creating jobs and opportunities for Victoria’s 300,000-strong creative workforce. Creative State 2025
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Canada needs the equivalent of a war-time mobilization to ensure that all buildings are refurbished no later than 2050 as part of our effort to hit net-zero emission goals, a new report from Efficiency Canada concludes. The federal, provincial and municipal governments offer a host of programs across the country to subsidize energy retrofits by
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New recycling interventions and facilities are being brought in across four South London housing estates, based on comprehensive research on how to boost recycling in purpose-built flats.  The project is a partnership between waste and resource management board ReLondon, producer responsibility compliance scheme Ecosurety, Peabody housing association, and Lambeth Council. It hopes to increase the capture
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There have been a number of changes at Supreme Heating. Bianca Horewood Bianca Horewood has joined the company as marketing coordinator, following Bree Daniel moving on after many years. Horewood has a degree in communication and journalism and has worked in media and hospitality for more than six years. “Supreme Heating has been paving the
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In these harsh times of the global pandemic, corporate jobs have become more competitive and demanding than ever. Since most employees are working from home, they have more time at their disposal as they do not have to travel to work. Why not put this additional time to good use? Management courses can help you
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CBRE has announced two new appointments to expand and strengthen its Project Management and Building Consultancy department. . <!– –> Kyle Faichney joins the firm as an Associate Director in the Project and Cost Management team and will be based in the Glasgow office. Previously he was an Associate Director at Gardiner & Theobald LLP
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A group of Australian researchers have been helping football’s world governing body FIFA improve the accuracy of the player tracking systems data upon which managers can base critical decisions around replacements and tactics. Dr Grant Duthie from Australian Catholic University’s Sports Performance, Recovery, Injury and new Technologies Research Centre (SPRINT), has for the past four
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New principles of greenhouse crop management have emerged from Dutch horticulture industry experts and scientists from Wageningen University, a Netherlands institution recognized for its agricultural science program. Hundreds of Dutch growers have been trained in greenhouse climate control practices called Growing by Plant Empowerment (GPE), fundamentals of which have been outlined in a 2019 book,
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Customer experience (CX) programs often begin with an idea and a dash of sincere enthusiasm…and little else. To arrive at real outcomes, CX programs depend on cross-functional leadership to turn words and ideas into actions. But what is that cross-functional team supposed to do, exactly? A Customer Experience Charter can answer that question. What is
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The Victorian Government has announced the Board members who will oversee the important species conservation, protection and education work of Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo. The new Board will oversee the delivery of the $84 million redevelopment at Werribee Open Range Zoo, transforming the skyline with a tree top Sky Safari
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From pv magazine 06/2021 On the surface (literally), floating PV (FPV) is a great way of generating clean energy without taking up land. But that’s only if the entire plant, from cells to cables, stays afloat. Yet there are currently no specific standards for FPV, with existing projects constructed to terrestrial standards. The prevailing attitude, beyond
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