BMT Group at Pacific 2013

first_img Print  Close BMT, November 26, 2013 此页面无法正确加载 Google 地图。您是否拥有此网站?确定 My location zoom On the back of the International Fleet Review, celebrating 100 years of the Royal Australian Navy, Sydney was abuzz for this year’s Pacific International Maritime Exposition, which saw its biggest attendance ever.The BMT Group collaboration of BMT Design & Technology, BMT Defence Services, BMT JFA Consultants and BMT WBM enabled BMT to put together a custom stand design to showcase our capabilities. Several product models were at hand and provided a talking point for those visiting the stand, and combined with the capability flyers, the interest generated was excellent.The meeting room at the stand was well utilised, facilitating a number of discussions with current and potential clients and a social event on the middle day of the exhibition provided for invaluable networking amongst various industry representatives.BMT Group’s presence at Pacific 2013 was deemed a resounding success by all those involved and with the next Pacific Exhibition being planned for 2016, the foundations have been laid to enable BMT to continue to grow within the Australasian market.last_img read more

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Postmedia sells Toronto printing plant for 305 million to repay debt

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Inc. has struck a deal to sell a printing plant in Toronto to Rice Group, a commercial and industrial developer, for $30.475 million that will be used to help pay down debt.The media company (TSX:PNC.A, TSX:PNC.B) acquired the facility in west Toronto as part of its agreement to buy Sun Media’s English-language properties in 2015.The transaction is expected to close by Aug. 30.Postmedia says it will enter into a lease for part of the property for up to 10 years.

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UNESCO welcomes safe release of two French reporters in Iraq

“Free and independent media play an important role in the working of democracy and, in view of the forthcoming elections, it is essential that journalists, from Iraq and elsewhere, be able to work safely in the country,” UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura said yesterday after Christian Chesnot, a freelance journalist for Radio France and Radio France International, and Georges Mabrunot of the newspapers Le Figaro and Ouest-France, were freed.They were captured by the Islamic Army in Iraq on 20 August. According to the International News Safety Institute (INSI) more than 60 news media personnel – journalists and support staff such as drivers and translators – have died covering the events in Iraq since last year’s war.Condemning the shooting death on 16 December of Deyda Hydara, managing editor and co-owner of Gambia’ independent newspaper The Point, Mr. Matsuura saluted his longstanding commitment to freedom of the press.”Mr Hydara devoted his professional life to press freedom as a journalist, editor and non-governmental organization activist. His death is a great loss,” he said of the journalist, who was also a veteran correspondent of Agence France Presse (AFP) and of the international press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders.It was the latest of many condemnations Mr. Matsuura has issued in recent months over the murder of journalists in various parts of the world. read more

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