Ashgabat, 11 June 2017 Proud ceremony marks 100-Day countdown to Ashgabat 2017

The 100-Day Countdown for the Ashgabat 2017 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games was celebrated in grand style at the multi-functional stadium in the Turkmen city of Mary.

Over 100 media personnel, from all across the globe, attended the colourful ceremony that featured thousands of dancers and carefully choreographed cultural programmes, all organised in conjunction with a multi-day International Media Forum held in Ashgabat and Mary.

It was organised to welcome media to Turkmenistan, inform them about the Games, and show them first-hand that Ashgabat’s world class facilities and state-of-the-art venues are ready to go. (more…)


Munich, May 31, 2017 – This year, companies from Germany and abroad will once again be presenting new products, projects, services and solutions for all areas of the solar industry. Intersolar Europe, the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, is the ideal setting for presenting such innovations. To kick off the exhibition, the Intersolar AWARD honored particularly groundbreaking solutions for the tenth year running. The coveted prize in the Photovoltaics category went to Ciel & Terre International, Hanwha Q CELLS and SMA Solar Technology. In the category for Outstanding Solar Projects, RAM Pharma, Next Kraftwerke, SUNfarming and Goldbeck Solar as well as the University of Hohenheim in collaboration with Phaesun won over the panel of judges. For the first time, the panel honored projects dealing with the topic of smart renewable energy. (more…)

Air BP bolsters its presence in the Southeast of England with a new location at Redhill Aerodrome

31st May, 2017 Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier has bolstered its presence in the Southeast of England with the addition of a new location at Redhill Aerodrome in Surrey (KRG\EGKR). With immediate effect, Air BP will be the sole fuel provider of Jet A-1, AL48 and Avgas at the aerodrome. With access across the southeast of England, Redhill is ideally suited for both business aviation and rotary activity, the latter of which accounts for some 80% of its traffic serving as the base for Arena Helicopters and the National Police Air Service.
The airport has recently installed a new fuel depot in order to meet the supply needs of customers such as the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust’s AW169 helicopter, and additionally to address the expansion of the Trust’s activities at Redhill. Air BP has also invested in a new state-of-the-art Jet A-1 and AL48 fuel bowser for the airport. (more…)

Steve Hinds appointed World Rugby Citing Commissioner Manager

World Rugby has announced the appointment of Steve Hinds as the international federation’s first full-time citing commissioner manager.

One of global rugby’s most respected and experienced rugby citing commissioners, New Zealander Hinds has been a central figure in SANZAAR, New Zealand Rugby and World Rugby disciplinary processes for more than 20 years and was a citing commissioner at three consecutive Rugby World Cups (2007, 2011 and 2015). He will officially start his role on 3 July 2017. (more…)

Premier Wynne Committed to Maintaining Trade Relationship with Texas

May 25, 2017

Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today on the legislative progress of Buy American policies in Texas, to extend provisions to virtually all state agencies:

“I am disappointed and concerned that Bill 1289 to extend Buy American provisions to virtually all state agencies is now proceeding to a final review. This discriminatory bill was first passed by the Texas Senate on May 3, followed by the House on May 12. As of today, the bill is going through final deliberations at a committee which includes members of both chambers. (more…)