BHP Billiton tried to block Rio’s China deal, says cable

first_img whatsapp MINING firm BHP Billiton pressured the Australian government to prevent rival Rio Tinto teaming up with Chinese company Chinalco, according to a diplomatic cable released to the Australian media at the weekend. The country’s then-treasurer Wayne Swan told US diplomats last year that BHP had lobbied the government to delay any decision on the $19.5bn (£12.3bn) investment, according to the Wikileaks cable. “BHP has been lobbying extensively to block the deal, highlighting concerns about Chinese investment and the possibility that seats on the Rio board would give the Chinese representatives important insights into the producer side of the annual iron ore price negotiations,” the cable reportedly said. “Treasurer Wayne Swan’s chief of staff has told us on several occasions that BHP has played its cards with consummate skill, in part due to the increasing marginalization of BHP CEO Marius Kloppers as BHP chairman Don Argus has taken the lead in lobbying.” State-owned Chinalco blamed Rio when its plan to buy around 18 per cent of the company collapsed last year, claiming that disagreements over board members and a bond issue thwarted its plans. Swan said yesterday that the report might not be accurate, telling reporters: “Just because there is reportage of conversations and they are contained in cables, doesn’t necessarily mean those cables are accurate, well grounded or in context.“Because it was a commercial matter it wasn’t a matter that ultimately came to government for decision,” he added.In a separate cable, diplomats discussed claims that Rio Tinto privately gave the Chinese government information on former staff during a corruption investigation.According to media reports on the cables, Rio found small amounts of cash on several employees that it could not vouch for, and passed this information on to China’s public security bureau.The FTSE-listed company publicly backed its staff before their convictions last year, describing the allegations as “wholly without foundation”. Several ex-Rio staff are still serving jail terms in China. Neither company commented on the cables. Tags: NULL BHP Billiton tried to block Rio’s China deal, says cable KCS-content center_img Share Sunday 12 December 2010 11:01 pm whatsapp Show Comments ▼last_img read more

Cheslin Kolbe’s electric slalom run sets up great try for Toulouse

first_imgWednesday Aug 29, 2018 Cheslin Kolbe’s electric slalom run sets up great try for Toulouse Toulouse flyer Cheslin Kolbe has somehow snuck under the radar of Springbok selectors. Much like his old mate and near clone, Gio Aplon, his size seems to play a role in that. This past weekend he showed yet again what he is capable of though, as he tore the Lyon defence to shreds. Yoann Huget was the eventual recipient of his great play, as the 24-year-old sliced through Lyon to set up the only try of the match for Toulouse.Lyon’s new import Charlie Ngatai kicked the ball down field, but with few players chasing in support, little maestro Kolbe had plenty of space to work his magic,He actually beat Ngatai with a brilliant swerve and step too.The game ended in a 16-16 draw, so this try helped Toulouse to not suffer an opening round loss.Springbok fans have called for his inclusion at Test level, but as of now, he is still uncapped.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Great Tries Related Articles 26 WEEKS AGO Incredible athleticism for sensational try… 26 WEEKS AGO ARCHIVE: Suntory score amazing try to upset… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: All 12 tries from EPIC Bristol-Clermont… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Vallecas 51 / SOMOS Arquitectos

first_img “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Architects: SOMOS Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Vallecas 51 / SOMOS Arquitectos Area:  14934 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Save this picture!+ 18 Share CopySocial Housing•Madrid, Spain Spaincenter_img 2006 ArchDaily Social Housing Projects Year:  Vallecas 51 / SOMOS ArquitectosSave this projectSaveVallecas 51 / SOMOS Arquitectos CopyAbout this officeSOMOS ArquitectosOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureSocial HousingMadridHousingSpainPublished on July 30, 2009Cite: “Vallecas 51 / SOMOS Arquitectos” 30 Jul 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorDining tablesB&B ItaliaDining Table – BullSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Atrium Longlight / RidgelightLouvers / ShuttersBruagShading Screens – Perforated Facade PanelsConcreteKrytonSmart ConcreteCompositesPure + FreeFormTechnical Guide – Creating a Seamless Interior and Exterior Material TransitionEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusDoorsGorter HatchesFloor Door – Fire RatedWire MeshCarl Stahl DecorCableGreen Wall System – FAÇADESCAPE™More products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Text description provided by the architects. 1. URBAN SETTING AND PROJECT The proposed building rises eight floors above the ground along one of the limits of the block imposed by the urban planning. The great scale of the building acts like a visual screen for the green area that stands aside, physically protecting it. The volume, specifically fixed according to the rigid city-planning rules that prevail within the scope of the PAU de Vallecas, as well as the optimization of the space to obtain the estimated amount of apartments, drove us to respect the enveloped volume determined in the planning, using another series of tools to give a new urban approach to the intervention. On the ground floor, the apartments are oriented towards the later green area, whereas towards the official facade and the hustle and bustle common of a commercial street, the commercial premises and the three accesses (garage and pedestrian) are placed. Save this picture!Recommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornThe building raises a scale reduction, a friendly relation with the surroundings spliting the facade in small units that combined with each other might be able to transmit a changing sensation, dynamic, chameleonlike. The facade crystallizes through open celled polycarbonate panels fixed on an aluminum substructure, creating a sustainable and recyclable skin. These panels achieve, through gradation of tones and brightness, combined with a substrate of neutral color determined by the outer shell of the facade, the right combination of both materials in order to make the entire façade to vibrate, entering in resonance with that light so characteristic on the city of Madrid. Save this picture!In the inside, a courtyard flanked with access galleries provides the apartments with light and crossed ventilation, two facts that in this way would let them become open to two opposed facades. The light galleries made out of steel wind through the inner void and optimize the ratio of vertical access cores on each floor. At the same time they grant renewed aesthetic qualities, as well as hygiene and salubrity to the common space of relation. A translucent polycarbonate ceiling is settled like linen cloths that illuminate the accesses to the apartments. The slim stairs are solved extending out from these galleries in an overhang which jumps in the air connecting each floor. Save this picture!The hall area is emphasized like a compressed access space, by means of generous terraces, finished with vitreous mosaic, prepared for the installation of the mailboxes and illuminated with a network of lights-skylight in the ceiling. Save this picture!2. PROGRAM It is about one promotion of 123 houses of Social housing, 2 businesses and 4 underground floors for garage, to be solved in a quarter of a block. In order to save space, we propose just two vertical communication cores located at the ends of the inner courtyard. The apartments are grouped around this patio, being accessed through steel footbridges. The units prepared for handicapped people are placed on the ground floor looking out towards the green area, whereas in the main façade, access hall and garage find their place, as well as the commercial premises. Save this picture!3. STRUCTURAL SOLUTION A mixed structural solution in concrete and steel is considered. The main body of the building is solved in reinforced concrete, whereas the circulation system of galleries and the stairs which carry vertical connection inserted in the inner patio are solved in steel, including the accompanying pavements of galvanized steel plate.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessArt Museum / KSP Engel und Zimmermann ArchitektenArticlesCanada Pavillion for Shanghai Expo 2010ArticlesProject locationAddress:Madrid, SpainLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Sharelast_img read more

Single Family House / Knut Hjeltnes

first_img Single Family House / Knut Hjeltnes Projects Architects: Knut Hjeltnes Area Area of this architecture project Single Family House / Knut HjeltnesSave this projectSaveSingle Family House / Knut Hjeltnes Houses Norway ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2007 CopyHouses•Røa, Norway CopyAbout this officeKnut HjeltnesOfficeFollowProductsGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRøaNorwayPublished on November 28, 2018Cite: “Single Family House / Knut Hjeltnes” 28 Nov 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – RainfinityGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® Premium SeriesMetal PanelsTECU®Copper Surface – Patina_VariationsBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylight Ridgelight in Office BuildingSwitchesJUNGLight Switch – LS PlusCurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsSpider System – Rabel 15000 Super ThermalWindowspanoramah!®ah! Soft CloseWoodAustralian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH)American Oak by ASHChairs / StoolsOKHADining Chair – BarnettMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Products used in this ProjectFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel TectivaStructural Engineer:Terje OrlienArchitect In Charge:Knut HjeltnesDesign Team:Øystein Trondahl, Nils Ole Bae Brandtzæg, Nils Erik Hjort JoneidCity:RøaCountry:NorwayMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Knut Hjeltnes sivilarkitekterText description provided by the architects. The project is situated in a suburb of Oslo, were most of the existing constructions date from last century. The site is characterized by a beautiful forest with large trees at the northern end of the deep and narrow site. Save this picture!© Knut Hjeltnes sivilarkitekterThe house is conceived as two distinct elements; a concrete part takes care of most of the programs complexities: bathroom, kitchen, storage etc. and a folded wooden element forming walls floors and roof. The folding element is constructed of prefabricated massive-wood-elements in oak. The outer surface of those elements is clad with fibre cement- boards. The cross laminated massive-wood walls are utilized for the bold cantilevers over the south-facing veranda. Save this picture!© Knut Hjeltnes sivilarkitekterSave this picture!Section BSave this picture!© Knut Hjeltnes sivilarkitekterThe main living space occupies the entire first floor and opens towards the view of the forest on one side and with direct access to the private garden on the other. A 19m carp-pound shelter the garden from the entrance pathway. The carport and garden shed turns the garden into an enclosed space.Save this picture!© Knut Hjeltnes sivilarkitekterProject gallerySee allShow lessLive From WAF: Reinier de Graaf, Jeanne Gang, Li Xiaodong, Peter CookArchitecture News15 Colombian Projects Pushing the Brick EnvelopeArticles Share “COPY” Area:  277 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Knut Hjeltnes sivilarkitekter+ 34Curated by Martita Vial Share Photographs:  Knut Hjeltnes sivilarkitekter Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: EQUITONE, ILVE, Moelven, nordvestvinduet, Porsanger treindustri Products translation missing: Year:  “COPY” Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardlast_img read more

Call for papers for IoF Scottish Conference 2014

first_img Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Scotland Training  34 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Call for papers for IoF Scottish Conference 2014 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 17 March 2014 | News The Institute of Fundraising Scotland is looking for suggestions for presentations and speakers for the annual Scottish Conference which will take place in October 2014.Insight, an inspiring case study, and successful innovation are the kind of approaches that the Institute is looking for. In addition, this year it is hoping to attract suggestions for sessions on working with local corporates, brand development, developments in events fundraising and improving the supporter experience.As usual, presentations are not sought if they simply showcase suppliers and their products and services.The deadline for submissions for the Institute of Fundraising Scottish Conference is 31 March 2014.last_img read more

Charity Christmas appeal films 2020: the round-up (part one)

first_img[youtube height=”450″width=”800″][/youtube]Christian AidChristian Aid’s Christmas appeal asks people to help build hope for communities struggling even more than usual this year due to the impact of the coronavirus. It focuses on Imote in Nigeria, who has looked after his younger brothers and sisters since his parents’ deaths and who, this year, has been unable to sell the produce from his farm, leaving him unable to buy food or basic household supplies. Charity Christmas appeal films 2020: the round-up (part one) Melanie May | 23 November 2020 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: christmas — Children’s Society (@childrensociety) November 16, 2020The Children’s SocietyThis Christmas, The Children’s Society is asking people to help keep hope alive for children in difficult circumstances, either by donating or sending a message. The film shows a teenage boy’s hope being eroded when he’s forced to carry drugs by some older boys and is then arrested and taken to a police station, before it’s built back up again when he’s helped by one of the charity’s specialist workers. [youtube height=”450″width=”800″][/youtube]Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s CharityGreat Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) has launched a special animated film to bring to life the journey patients make from hospital to home at Christmas.   The film is part of GOSH Charity’s ‘Home For Christmas’ campaign and features Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patient Mia, who was specially animated alongside her sister Amy. Both sisters were treated at the hospital years apart for the same rare condition, chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP).It was made in partnership with creative agency Adam&EveDDB, which partnered with animator and illustrator Marlies van der Wel. The soundtrack was composed by Pieter de Graff.  Media was arranged by Hearts & Science and has largely been donated free of charge by Ocean Outdoor, JCDecaux, Verizon, News UK, The Guardian and The Telegraph. RNLIThis year’s RNLI appeal ad was filmed on location at the lifeboat station in Lyme Regis, Dorset. The ad highlights the dedication and commitment of all its lifesavers who will be on call during the Christmas period – with the charity asking for the public’s help to ensure their volunteers can continue saving lives.The RNLI has produced the ad in-house, featuring RNLI lifesavers who will be in action over Christmas. It follows 26-year-old full-time TV Production Coordinator and crew member, Georgia Robson. Whilst preparing Christmas dinner, she has to drop everything and leave her family behind race to Lyme Regis Lifeboat Station at the sound of her pager. [youtube height=”450″width=”800″][/youtube]Together for Short LivesThe Together for Short Lives Christmas appeal has seen its Patrons Holly Willoughby, Peter Andre and Mason Mount record special ‘Christmas Together Appeal’ messages, asking the public to support seriously ill children and families. The films tell the story of Alfie and his family, and their experience of hearing their son’s diagnosis with Duchenne, and their struggle to get the right support. In her film, Willoughby appeals to the public to help families like Alfie’s this Christmas, while Andre shares how the family were left to cope. This is Summer, and she is THE STAR of our new Christmas Appeal – see her story here:— Alder Hey Children’s Charity ?? (@AlderHeyCharity) November 20, 2020Alder Hey Children’s CharityAlder Hey Children’s Charity‘s appeal film stars Summer, a patient at the hospital, who is being treated for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. It shows how one day during her treatment she was visited by Georgina, an Arts for Health practitioner at Alder Hey and a cellist at the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and how this helped her. Georgina is one of the ward musicians funded by the charity. Main image: RNLI Hope is under threat for young people facing county lines, abuse and neglect. Our specialists #FightForHope, providing support for young people who’ve had it toughest.Help keep a child’s hope alive this Christmas. Send a message of hope or donate today? Advertisement [youtube height=”450″width=”800″][/youtube]Thames Valley Air AmbulanceThames Valley Air Ambulance has launched an animated short film to showcase the charity’s emergency lifesaving services. The animation centres on real life former patient, 11-year-old Lucy, who experienced a horrific injury last New Year’s Eve. Lucy herself lends her voice to the film as she retells the events of the night, how she felt and how the charity saved her life. The animation is part of Thames Valley Air Ambulance’s Christmas appeal to raise funds to ensure it can provide emergency medical care by air and land 365 days a year.  295 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis With Christmas just a month away, here are the first of this year’s appeal films from charities including Christian Aid, RNLI, and GOSH.  CHASCHAS’s 2020 Christmas fundraising campaign is its biggest since it launched appeals to build its hospices, and includes it first-ever television appeal. The emotive film draws on the real stories of families to talk about child death, capturing the pain and heartbreak of losing a child. The charity is fundraising to help it overcome the impact of the pandemic and continue supporting children and their families, both throughout this Christmas and beyond. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via read more

The Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation Awards Educational Grant to the Rose Bowl Institute

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Pulse PollVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy The Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation is excited to announce another major commitment towards educational programming and the growth of the Rose Bowl Institute from the Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation.Based in Orange County, the Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation’s gift to the Institute will positively impact and support key dialogues and discussions that will continue to be a complimentary portion of the Institute’s early offerings to youth and community. One of the key aspects of the Foundation’s mission is to educate, empower and create greater opportunity for at-risk children to become independent, productive and contributing members of society.The commitment from the Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation further solidifies the early momentum that the Institute has gathered after its initial launch in early August. For the second consecutive year, the Foundation will support the Rose Bowl Institute’s Women’s Empowerment Symposium which will take place virtually as a free educational platform for high school juniors and seniors and college-aged students on September 16th, 17th and 18th. The Symposium program aims to develop strong leaders among students with a goal of expanding nationally due to the growth of virtual and digital platforms.The three days of the symposium will focus on programming surrounding the three key pillars of the Rose Bowl Institute that include sportsmanship, leadership, and citizenship. Confirmed speakers of the free event include former United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, soccer stars and Hall of Famers Brandi Chastain and Julie Foudy, ESPN host and MLB analyst Jessica Mendoza, former NFL Coach Jen Welter, star gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, and Basketball Hall of Famer and sports executive Ann Meyers Drysdale, amongst several other influencers and leaders in sports, entertainment, and business.The Women’s Empowerment Symposium registration is available for students online by clicking here.Through the mission of the Rose Bowl Institute, topical panels, speakers, and networking opportunities showcase female leadership, confidence, character, and more during the free virtual sessions. Young leaders of the future will benefit from the Rose Bowl Institute’s approach to learning from sports values and experiences.“We are grateful for the leadership and generosity that the Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation displayed in supporting our activities,” said Charlie Firestone, president of the Rose Bowl Institute. “Most of all, the many young women who will benefit from this empowering program thank them for their support.”The Rose Bowl Institute is a one-of-a-kind platform that champions key sports values such as sportsmanship, leadership, inclusion, equality, teamwork, and more through educational programs, intimate dialogues, and awards to inspire youth and community life. Last month, it hosted part one in a series dialogue on Race and Sports in spirit of Jackie Robinson. Thousands of viewers tuned in to the free, virtual platform hosted online to listen to insights and perspective from a star panel that included Sharon Robinson, Taylor Branch, Ronnie Lott, and Cobi Jones on the topic.“Thank you to the Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation for their continued commitment to empowering and creating opportunity to so many youth in our communities locally, regionally, and nationally,” said Rose Bowl Stadium chief development officer Dedan Brozino. “Their commitment to the Rose Bowl Institute is providing a gateway to wholesome educational and life skills programming that will change mindsets in so many children as they prepare for leadership roles in their careers and in life.”To learn more about the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation’s centennial campaign titled ‘INSPIRE,’ please visit introductory video here. For more information about the Rose Bowl Institute please email [email protected] or visit HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBohemian Summer: How To Wear The Boho Trend RightHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website center_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff Make a comment Non-Profits News The Larry and Helen Hoag Foundation Awards Educational Grant to the Rose Bowl Institute Published on Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 12:08 pm Business News Top of the News 66 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Community Wide Men’s Prayer Breakfast & Bible Study

first_img Community Wide Men’s Prayer Breakfast & Bible Study TAGS  Facebook Pinterest Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Twitter Local News Community Wide Men’s Prayer Breakfast & Bible StudySaturday, June 22 at 9:00AM at Lutheran Church of the Risen LordFor more info please call 362-2549 Twitter Previous articleAmid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the USNext articleBacklogged cases push California COVID-19 deaths past 50,000 Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

Latest Look at Housing Trends

first_img Share Save Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. May 23, 2019 942 Views Home / Daily Dose / Latest Look at Housing Trends Tagged with: New Homes Prices Sales New home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 673,000 in April 2019, 6.9% below March’s estimate but 7.0% higher year over year, according to the latest joint release from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The median sales price of new houses sold in April 2019 was $342,200, and the average sales price was $393,700.Genworth Mortgage Insurance Chief Economist Tian Liu notes that the below-average data is not all bad news. Liu notes that the homebuilding season is still progressing well.“New home sales for April came in below expectations. This does not necessarily mean that the spring home selling season is not going well for homebuilders,” Liu said in a statement. “Instead, homebuilders may be taking advantage of the lower interest rates and surging buyer interests by raising prices.  As a result, sales volume came in slightly below expectations.  The spring selling season is still progressing well for homebuilders, as the run rate for the year to date is still ahead of last year’s level.”According to Chief Economist Danielle Hale, April’s data indicates potential increases later in the year.“This trend supports the fact that even though there will be ups and downs, lower mortgage rates have started to entice buyers this spring and will likely lead to an eventual pick up in existing home sales in the months to come,” Hale said. “We could see further improvement in new construction over the next year as home building still remains behind population and job growth in most areas. Strength in orders has already boosted builder confidence, as well as new construction.  The median new home sales price, which had moderated the past few months, picked up as we see an increase of sales in the median and higher price tiers.”LendingTree Chief Economist Tendayi Kapfidze notes that new home sales data is “always messy.”  Kapfidze notes that sales fell despite interest rates moving lower and aiding affordability.“The Census Bureau notes in the release that ‘it takes 6 months to establish a trend for new houses sold’ as they are among the most volatile and revision prone economic data series,” Kapfidze said. “At LendingTree we prefer the 3-month average to balance timeliness with information value. The 3-month average of 688,000 is the highest since the financial crisis.”Inventory declined in April as well, and Kapfidze notes that the decline from 7.4 months supply in December to 5.9 in April may lead to price pressures.“A lack of supply for lower valued homes may also be contributing to the mix of homes sold including more homes above $500,000,” he states. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News  Print This Post Previous: Five Minutes With: SunTrust’s Ken Meyer Next: The Industry Pulse: Updates on Consolidated Analytics, First American, and More About Author: Seth Welborn Subscribe Related Articles Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days agocenter_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Latest Look at Housing Trends The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago New Homes Prices Sales 2019-05-23 Seth Welborn Sign up for DS News Daily last_img read more

Pearse Doherty Insists Government has no Plan on Water Tax Credits

first_img NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pearse Doherty Insists Government has no Plan on Water Tax Credits WhatsApp Pinterest Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty has insisted the government still has no plan on water tax credits.Deputy Doherty was speaking after the Minister of Finance failed to bring forward any amendments to the Finance Bill to implement any tax credits.It was announced a few weeks ago that tax payers would receive 20% of water charges back in credits.But Deputy Pearse Doherty says the promise of tax credits was simply a smokescreen:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ Twittercenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Previous articleWest Donegal priests selfie proves internet hitNext articleMarty Penrose is to Retire from Inter-County Football. News Highland Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH By News Highland – November 14, 2014 Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more