Consortium of Banks Considers Energy Projects Worth $4 Billion

Iranian banks have formed a consortium to fund domestic oil and gas projects estimated at $4 billion, the Economy Minister Ehsan Khandouzi said. "The consortium will finance energy development projects...Currently we face restrictions in getting foreign financial resources. Domestic sources can and should play a more effective role in funding infrastructure projects in the country," Khandouzi was quoted as saying by IBENA.
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Canadian study shows low incident of false positive test results from rapid antigen tests

University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. Canadian Study Shows Low Incident of False Positive Test Results from Rapid Antigen Tests. Toronto – A timely new study investigated the incidence of false-positive results in a large sample of rapid antigen tests used to serially screen asymptomatic workers throughout Canada. The study, published in JAMA,an international peer-reviewed general medical journal, showed the overall rate of false-positive results among the total rapid antigen test screens for SARS-CoV-2 was very low.
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Offshore wind projects gain federal funding

The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) announced $3.4 million in funding for six new wind projects in supply chain efficiency, asset monitoring, and inspection. Three new supply chain projects are aimed at ensuring quality component production and simplifying transportation of major wind plant components. Recipients include the...
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New consortium advances rural computing

A group of scholars at MSU has banded together to advance research, outreach and collaboration related to rural computing. Launched in August 2021, the Rural Computing Research Consortium seeks to unite faculty and students university-wide in increasing the visibility of technological research in rural areas in Michigan, the Midwest and worldwide. Founder and director Jean Hardy, an assistant professor of media and information, said the consortium builds on MSU’s strength as a land-grant institution by promoting opportunity in rural communities.

FC for Uruguay’s Circuito 6

A Spanish-Uruguayan consortium has reached financial close on the Circuito 6 highway project in Uruguay. If you are an existing subscriber please sign in to read this article in full. Sign up for a free trial. Register for free access to IJGlobal and realise the value of our asset and...

Mise will register the Consorzio Oliva Ascolana Piceno Dop trademark

ANCONA - The Ministry of Economic Development (Mise) has registered the "Brand of Business" of the Consortium for the protection and enhancement of Oliva ascolana del Piceno Dop. After the approval of the denomination and the recognition of the Consortium by the Ministry of Agricultural Policies, the certification of the...

Amplified Solutions Joins The Consortium

Scottsdale, AZ, January xxx — Stramaglio Consulting has announced that Amplified Solutions, a firm that partners with technology companies to provide new revenue stream options for imaging channel dealers, has joined The Consortium, a think tank for the imaging channel consisting of industry leaders aiming to help the channel grow and thrive. The Consortium’s focus is to help improve business agility for the channel and workplaces through the channel.

Mars International Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Mars International is delighted to celebrate its 20th year of service in the Office Technology industry. Fast forward 20 years… and Mars International is the premiere copier remarketer in the U.S. with facilities in NJ, IL, and CA. They boast hundreds of dealers, lessors, and OEMs as well as a full services division that builds and delivers thousands of new copiers a year.

GreatAmerica Touts Technology Financing at ECS

(SCOTTSDALE, AZ) January 16, 2022 – From the floor of the Executive Connection Summit (ECS) 2022, GreatAmerica Financial Services (GreatAmerica), a founding member of The Consortium, reinforced its commitment to supporting office technology dealers as they evolve beyond print, into services and solutions with its technology financing capabilities. The finance company offers a master document with supplements approach to create a way for office technology providers to easily match financing new solutions with their sales process.


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What War With Russia Would Look Like – Consortium News

The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of this site. This site does not give financial, investment or medical advice. Wendy Sherman thinks her aim in talks with Russian officials starting Monday is to lecture them...

Consortium of U.S. banks looking to launch bank-issued stablecoin

A consortium of U.S. banks or “an association of FDIC-insured financial institutions” including New York Community Bank (NYCB), NBH Bank, FirstBank, Sterling National Bank, and Synovus Bank is set to launch a “bank-minted” stablecoin with the ticker USDF. According to a press release published on Wednesday...

Broward Education Foundation Receives AT&T Full STEAM Ahead for Florida’s Future $5,000 Grant to Fund Learning Innovation

DAVIE, FL — Students at Nova High School will benefit from a statewide investment by AT&T this year, one that seeks to engage students who may have fallen behind during the pandemic as well as those in underserved communities, families needing support with distance learning and high school students seeking to jump start their STEM careers through industry certifications.

U.S. Banks Form Consortium to Mint USDF Stablecoins

A number of American banks have formed a group in order to offer their own fully regulated stablecoin in an effort to address consumer protection and regulatory concerns regarding nonbank-issued stablecoins. The USDF Consortium is an association of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insured financial institutions that launched on January...

Riverside Research Added to NSF-led Consortium for Hardware Security

Riverside Research was added to a National Science Foundation-led consortium that works to drive hardware security development through cross-sector partnerships. The not-for-profit organization said Wednesday its membership in the Center for Hardware and Embedded Systems Security and Trust or CHEST Consortium allows it to support programs of the Air Force Research Laboratory, whose work spans aerospace and cybersecurity.

Japanese partners complete unmanned ship tech demo

A consortium consisting of Marubeni Corporation, Tryangle, Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding and the City of Yokosuka has concluded a pilot project with the aim to establish the technology for autonomous ship operations — the proof of concept. In February 2020, the consortium applied to and secured a place in the...

$226K Grant to Help FQHC Telehealth Consortium Improve Digital Equity

“Health equity and digital equity are so closely intertwined, especially in a post-pandemic world where virtual care is increasingly becoming the norm,” Stratton Lloyd, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Essex County Community Foundation, stated in the press release. According to Lloyd, one in five households...