Claims made by contractor DASH fully paid, according to Turnpike

PETALING JAYA: Turnpike Synergy Sdn Bhd, a member of the Prolintas group of companies, has fully paid all certified and verified claims made by Panzana Enterprise Sdn Bhd. Based on the available records, Turnpike said full payments have been made for the claims by the company, which was previously the main work package contractor it […]

Newport Shipping Says Shipowners Delay Installation of BWT Systems

(IMO photo) Posted on July 6, 2021 at 7:21 PM by The maritime executive Shipowners dragging their feet in installing ballast water treatment (BWT) systems in an attempt to save money could end up paying a much higher price in the long run, Newport chief executive says Shipping, Lianghui Xia. So far, only 20,483 ships […]

Koffee Kup and Vermont Bread workers must continue to wait for back pay

Harka B. Subba, left, and Bhim Rai are seen outside the Koffee Kup Bakery factory in Burlington on April 27, 2022. The two night workers lost their jobs when the bakery abruptly closed. Photo by Glenn Russell / VTDigger Some 250 laid-off workers at Koffee Kup Bakery and its subsidiary Vermont Bread Company will have […]

Maine lawmakers approve landmark recycling reform bill

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Lawmakers in Maine have passed a bill to regulate packaging materials by charging private companies the cost of waste disposal and improving state recycling programs . The bill passed both the House and the Senate with bipartisan votes in June, but was put on hold until the state budget passed, the […]

Austrac wants to change digital platform’s payment features to prevent terrorist abuse

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (Austrac), alongside the Home Office, has recommended a change in the way payment features on digital platforms are used, as it hopes to prevent their misuse by terrorists and violent extremist figures. In a submission [PDF] to the Senate Special Committee on Australia as a Technology and Financial […]

$ 167 million in new funding is available for Minnesotans who need help paying their utility bills

According to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, approximately 340,000 Minnesota households served by regulated utilities have overdue utility bills and owe a total of approximately $ 140 million. During the pandemic, the state’s peacetime emergency prevented utility companies from disconnecting service for customers with overdue bills, but that policy was lifted in May. Under the […]

Why we keep a business grants scorecard – Mackinac Center

State government business grants are impractical and lawmakers should stop offering them. They are ineffective in growing the economy, unfair to businesses that do not get them, and costly to the state budget. This is one of the reasons we maintain a dashboard on how lawmakers vote on business subsidy programs. However, there is a […]

How to reconcile debt and development

The COVID-19 pandemic is, we hope, only a temporary shock to economies around the world. The appropriate policy response to such a disruption is to borrow to cushion the impact on consumption and investment. But for many emerging markets and developing countries, borrowing could lead to debt service challenges that will require years of austerity […]

Allen-Based Trading Firm PFSweb to Sell LiveArea Business in $ 250 Million Deal

Allen-based PFSweb Inc. will sell its LiveArea sales and customer experience agency business to Merkle Inc. in a $ 250 million deal, the company said on Tuesday. LiveArea is one of two lines of business that make up PFSweb, a global business services company established in 1994. The LiveArea business works with companies ranging from […]