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Harris supplies tactical radios to African country

Harris supplies tactical radios to African country

Handheld tactical radios are among Falcon III systems ordered from the Harris Corporation by an African country. Photo courtesy Harris Corporation ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 30  —Harris Corporation reports it is to supply three variants of its Falcon III multi-band multi-mission radios to an unidentified country in Africa. The three variants are the RF-7800H-MP wideband tactical [...]

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‘Patience and tenacity vital for solving problem’

‘Patience and tenacity vital for solving problem’

The brief I was given and what I did in the first 100 days at work I Started my career as a software engineer and was the second employee at Tavant Technologies in India. Our objective was to understand the international business and adapt it for the scale the company was looking for. Being part [...]

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Two Tata group top executives earn more than Cyrus Mistry

Two Tata group top executives earn more than Cyrus Mistry

MUMBAI: At least two employees at Tata Group firms earn more than their chairman, Cyrus Mistry . In the financial year ended on March 31, 2015, Tata Consultancy Services CEO N Chandrasekaran was paid Rs 21.28 crore, compared with Rs 16.25 crore Mistry earned in commission, salaries and other allowances, according to regulatory filings. The [...]

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Oil prices slightly lower on supply-side strains

Oil prices slightly lower on supply-side strains

NEW YORK, March 28 — Crude oil prices traded slightly lower early Monday as supply strains built up against expectations of some form of cut from major producers next month. The Iranian Oil Ministry’s news website Shana reports Iran exported around 14 million barrels of crude oil to European buyers since January, when sanctions pressures [...]

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Oklahoma’s governor defends earthquake response

Oklahoma’s governor defends earthquake response

WASHINGTON, March 29  —Oklahoma’s governor defended the state response to the seismic activity attributed to oil and gas development against a federal report on the hazard. “Oklahoma remains committed to doing whatever is necessary to reduce seismicity in the state,” Gov. Mary Fallin said in a statement. Her comments followed the release of the first-ever [...]

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Refinery maintenance pushing gas prices high

Refinery maintenance pushing gas prices high

WASHINGTON, March 29 —Ongoing preparation for the processing of a summer blend of gasoline is behind the steady increase in retail gasoline prices, analysis finds. Motor club AAA reports a national average retail price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline at $2.04 for Tuesday, a slight increase from the previous day and nearly 3 [...]

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Russia’s Rosneft to increase 2016 investments

Russia’s Rosneft to increase 2016 investments

MOSCOW, March 29  — The head of Russian oil company Rosneft told the president that investments for the year will be 30 percent higher despite the pressure from low oil prices. Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow with Igor Sechin, the director of state-controlled oil company Rosneft, to review corporate performance in the weakened [...]

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BP delivers win to upstream sector

BP delivers win to upstream sector

OSLO, Norway, March 29  —Norwegian oil services company Aker Solutions said it secured a deal to help British energy company BP advance its global oil and natural gas portfolio. Aker said BP handed a five-year fixed contract over to cover subsea services for the British company’s global holdings in offshore oil and natural gas. Aker [...]

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Chinese coal data may contain irregularities, study finds

Chinese coal data may contain irregularities, study finds

LONDON, March 29  — Chinese proclamations on coal consumption and the corresponding decline in carbon emissions may be off the mark, a journal study found. A recent report from the Brookings Institution stated coal use in China may have peaked and is starting to slow down as the country shifts from an economic strategy of [...]

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Oil economy of Texas shows mixed success

Oil economy of Texas shows mixed success

DALLAS, March 29  —Construction tied to the natural gas and renewable energy sectors helped add to contract values in Texas, a report from the Dallas Federal Reserve found. A report last week from the bank suggested the oil-rich economy in Texas was facing headwinds because of pressure from lower crude oil prices. “Declines in energy [...]

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Energy work ongoing in Atlantic, advocacy group says

Energy work ongoing in Atlantic, advocacy group says

WASHINGTON, March 29 — With seismic testing tied to the oil and gas sector continuing in the Atlantic, an advocacy group called on Washington to make good on clean-energy pledges. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced consent for the first-everwind energy research facility offshore Virginia this week. The research plan envisions the installation [...]

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Oil dealt major blow as supply-side strains persist

Oil dealt major blow as supply-side strains persist

NEW YORK, March 29  — Concerns about U.S. monetary policy moves and ongoing supply-side strains sent crude oil prices plummeting in early trading Tuesday. Industry data show U.S. stockpiles of crude oil remain at 80-year highs despite signs of a slowdown in domestic crude oil production. A recent drilling survey from the U.S. Energy Information [...]

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