International Ice Hockey Federation Highlights Players from this Side of the Ocean
In the article, Briand speaks fondly of playing hockey during the long, cold winters and participating in the Newfoundland cup. 26-year-old Nicolas Arrossamena of St. Pierre, but now living in France, was won two French championships, and comes back ...
Perhaps the most surprising cultural encounter came the morning we moored off the islands of Saint Pierre et Miquelon. We were boarded by douanier – pleasant customs people who were neither Quebecois nor Acadians, not even Canadians. Surrounded by North American territory, these three wind-thrashed islands, as well as a single strip of sea one mile wide and 100 miles long, belong to France.
FMCSA reducing random drug testing percentage for 2016
Modern Bulk Transporter
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced it is reducing the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) requiring a commercial driver's license (CDL) ...
Ultra-Mixing for Water Treatment in Compact Space
Designed for turbulent flow applications where a high degree of mixing is required in a compact space, the Kenics UltraTab static mixer, from Chemineer (UK), is now available in fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP), as well as steel and a variety of other ...
TravelCenters of America offing value-added StayFit program for truck drivers
Modern Bulk Transporter
TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, is starting the New Year right by offering professional drivers a wide selection of helpful options to guide them towards a healthier lifestyle ...
South Dakota man hopes to see 750 different species of birds in 2016 in informal competition
Danielson must observe all the birds within the continental U.S., Canada and the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. He will carry a camera and a smartphone loaded with bird calls during his search. The Big Year rules do not require proof of ...
Nexstar Set to Finalize Media General Offer
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is set to finalize its proposal to buy Media General, and a deal could be coming as soon as today. Nexstar is offering to pay $17.50 per share, or about $2.2 billion, reports Bloomberg Business, citing people familiar with ...
Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by govts
SAN FRANCISCO ( Reuters ) - Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it will begin warning users of its consumer services including Outlook.com email when the company suspects that a government has been trying to hack into their accounts. The policy change ...
Improving Equipment Reliability Through the Implementation of Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
Reliable Plant Magazine
In this white paper, Quant identifies how RCA can be defined as a structured process that uncovers the underlying physical, human, and organizational causes of any undesirable maintenance event. Read what methodologies Quant are using to help their ...
Reassessing Prospects for the Proposed Nicaragua Canal
The Maritime Executive
... of containers from a transshipment super port built in Eastern Nova Scotia. The Jones Act of both nations enhances the attractiveness of developing a transshipment super port at the French islands of St Pierre and Miquelon, located near Cabot Strait.
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon mourning Paris attacks
The tiny islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, the only remnant of colonial New France, are situated roughly 25 kilometres from Fortune, N.L., and are home to roughly 7,000 French-speaking people. Saint-Pierre deputy mayor Martin Detcheverry says many ...
Paris attacks shock, horrify St-Pierre-Miquelon residents
Girardin said although St-Pierre-Miquelon is geographically far removed from the Paris attacks, it's shaken the people living on the islands just as much as those in mainland Europe. "It's very close to us, even though it's on the other side of the ...
9 people rescued from burning boat near St-Pierre and Miquelon
Nine people have been rescued from life rafts in the ocean south of Newfoundland after their boat caught fire Saturday night. Military spokeswoman Capt. Kim Lemaire says the fishing vessel Setting Seas 2 rescued the people from life rafts and brought ...
St-Pierre-Miquelon shopping around for a health provider, NL prices too steep
After years of sending the majority of their medical transfer patients to St. John's, the government of St-Pierre-Miquelon is shopping around for a new health provider. Rate hikes to a long-standing agreement by the government of Newfoundland and ...