Jack’s blunder

first_imgSubscribe now for unlimited access Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGINlast_img read more

Queen’s speech: SARs regime to be improved

first_imgA ‘more effective’ regime will be introduced to help organisations report suspicious financial activity as part of the government’s plans to ‘root out’ corruption, the Queen’s speech announced. Following last week’s anti-corruption summit in London, legislation would be introduced to tackle corruption, money laundering and tax evasion.Although more than 350,000 suspicious activity reports (SARs) were filed with the UK Finance Unit in the National Crime Agency last year, a new Criminal Finances Bill will improve the operation of the SARs regime ‘to encourage better use’ of public and private sector resources against the highest threats, and target entities that carry out money laundering instead of individual transactions.The National Crime Agency will also be granted new powers.A new criminal offence for corporations who fail to stop their staff facilitating tax evasion will be introduced.The bill will also improve the ability of law enforcement agencies and courts to recover criminal assets more effectively, particularly in cases such as those linked to grand corruption.The Law Society, responding to the speech, said it supported a global approach to tackling the global problem of tax evasion, including action to promote transparency through the cross-border exchange of information and complementary procedures between jurisdictions.The Society added: ‘We work closely with the Fraud Lawyers Association and are engaging with the consultation on the draft legislation and guidance for the new corporate offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion (at home and abroad), not least to ensure that the penalties and deterrents are proportionate.‘We will continue to engage with any similar measures the government proposes.’last_img read more

254 dead in Colombia mudslides, including 43 children

first_imgDevastating mudslides in the Colombian town of Mocoa killed at least 254 people including 43 children, President Juan Manuel Santos said Sunday, as survivors described gruesome scenes amid the ruins.Santos, who traveled to the southern town to personally oversee relief operations, warned the toll could keep climbing.“Unfortunately, these are still preliminary figures,” he wrote on Twitter, after giving an earlier toll of 210.“We offer our prayers for all of them. We send our condolences and the entire country’s sympathies to their families.”More than 200 were injured in the disaster.Survivors and rescuers kept up a bleak search for victims in the muck and debris.Covered in mud, 38-year-old Marta Gomez told of going to search for her missing niece — and making a chilling find instead.“I went to look for my niece, but I couldn’t find her. I dug and dug and found what turned out to be a baby’s hand. It was horrible,” she said in a shelter set up for the newly homeless.As she stood in line waiting to register for government assistance for those who lost their houses, Gomez told AFP she had given up on finding her niece.“The mud took her away. I’ll never see her again,” she said, clinging to the leash of her equally muddy German shepherd.Rescuers worked in stifling heat under a cloudy sky in the remote Amazon town, the capital of Putumayo department.The debris left by the mudslides was everywhere: buried cars, uprooted trees, children’s toys and stray shoes sticking up out of the mud.The torrent of mud, boulders and debris struck the town with little warning late Friday after days of heavy rains that caused three area rivers to flood.It swept away homes, bridges, vehicles and trees, leaving piles of wrecked timber.Most of the hardest-hit neighborhoods in the town of 40,000 are poor and populated with people uprooted during Colombia’s five-decade-long civil war.Santos declared an emergency to speed up aid operations.Health authorities said they had dispatched sanitation specialists in hopes of preventing outbreaks of disease.Santos said four emergency water treatment plants would be set up “to avoid an epidemic and an even bigger public health crisis.”An unexpected offer of help also came from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a leftist rebel group engaged in a historic peace process with the government.It said FARC members were prepared to help rebuild the town.Marta Ceballos, a 44-year-old street vendor, said she lost everything, but is thankful her family is alive.“To see how some people screamed, and others cried, ran, tried to flee in cars, on motorcycles, and how they were trapped in the mud. It’s all too, too difficult,” she told AFP.Electricity and running water have yet to be restored to Mocoa. Local authorities said repairing the electrical substation would take time.There were reports of people looting stores searching for bottled water.“There are lots of people in the streets, lots of people displaced and many houses have collapsed,” retired Mocoa resident Hernando Rodriguez, 69, said by telephone.“There were no preparations” for such a disaster, he said.Several deadly landslides have struck Colombia in recent months.A landslide in November killed nine people in the rural southwestern town of El Tambo, officials said.The previous month, 10 people lost their lives in a mudslide in the north of the country.The Pacific rim of South America has been hard hit in recent months by floods and mudslides, with scores killed in Peru and Ecuador.last_img read more

World’s First Commercially Available 5G Phased Array Active Antenna for the 28 GHz Band

first_imgAnokiwave has introduced a family of Phased Array Antenna Innovator’s Kits. These are the world’s first commercially available electronically scanned active array’s available for the prototyping and evaluation of millimeter-wave environments for 5G applications.The AWMF-0129 is driven by the Anokiwave AWMF-0108 28 GHz 5G Quad Core IC with embedded functions for remote telemetry and low-latency steering. It is a 64-element, single polarization 5G phased array antenna designed to cover the 27.5 to 30 GHz frequency band. The AWMF-0129 is a planar antenna that can be used either as a stand-alone component, or combined and synchronized with other arrays to support hybrid beamforming and MIMO functionality as part of larger array.With 50 dBmi of EIRP (Equivalent Isotropically Radiated Power), the array supports multiple beam widths. A wide beam is available to support channel state information measurements, search modes and broadcast channels. Multiple progressively narrower beams can be used for beam acquisition. And narrow beams allow for interference mitigation, optimizing SNR (Signal-to-Noise-Radio), maximizing EIRP, and range extension. A two-dimensional scan volume of ±60 degrees in both azimuth and elevation is supported.Developed with Ball Aerospace for mmW wireless markets, the AWMF-0129 includes an integrated controller that can steer the single-beam array to a predetermined position within a wide scan volume with minimal latency and system sensitivity.The AWMF-0129 Innovator’s kits are available now and customers may also license the technology for their own array development activities.last_img read more

Browns inactive players against the Bengals

first_img Tom Farmer Related TopicsBengalsBrownsNFL Here’s the list of inactive players for the Cleveland Browns as they take on the Cincinnati Bengals.center_img Born and raised in northeast Ohio, Tom Farmer started loving sports at a very young age. Some of his first memories were playing baseball and basketball for his local recreation center. Tom’s passion for football came in his early teenage years when the Browns came back in ’99. Tom is a season ticket holder for the Cleveland Gladiators that play in the Arena Football League. He will forever represent his Cleveland teams from the womb to the tomb. Cleveland rocks!last_img

Report: Draft Prospect QB DeShaun Watson Working Out Today for the Browns

first_imgThe Browns are in the market for the next face of the franchise at the quarterback position, and today they are getting a look at a player that many will have interest in come next month’s NFL Draft – that being Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson.Mary Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com reports that the team will also host quarterback and local kid Mitch Trubisky this week as well. The private session comes one day before the Browns will host Mentor, Ohio native Mitch Trubisky and other local prospects at the Browns facility in Berea for workouts and visits.Only the local prospects, those who have gone to high school or college in the surrounding area, are permitted to work out for the Browns when they visit the facility.The other 30 prospects who come to town can only interview, get checked medically, spend time in the meeting rooms and dine with team officials.The Browns have already checked on a couple college quarterbacks that will get drafted next month, that being Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Notre Dame’s Deshone Kizer.Watson’s draft stock went way up after he led Clemson to an upset win over Alabama in the National Title game in January, and in his college career he went 33-3. Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. Matt Loedecenter_img Related TopicsBrownsDeshaun WatsonNFL Draftlast_img read more

Report: Cavs Extend Training Camp Invite To Kendrick Perkins

first_imgIt will be interesting to see if Perkins makes the team and if he does, what his role will be this upcoming season. Related TopicsKendrick Perkins Elijah Mooneyham has been a dedicated sports fan his whole life. Born and raised in Cleveland, he has his best days when his hometown teams are winning. Elijah is currently on-air talent/producer on two shows, The Main Event and The Moon Hour, where you can find on AllSportsCleveland.com. He also has an insane passion for professional wrestling, so catch his opinions on the world of professional wrestling. The Cleveland Cavaliers might be welcoming back an old friend, as they have extended a training camp invite to big man Kendrick Perkins. Perkins played with the Cavs back in 2015 and even saw some time during the 2015 NBA Finals.Perkins was not brought back the following season and did not even play in the NBA last season. Nonetheless, Perkins has always been a good teammate and someone guys like having around, which is why it’s no surprise that he’s been given a chance to make the team this year.The report was first broke by cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon and social media posts from LeBron, Richard Jefferson, and J.R. Smith helped confirm that Perkins is indeed with the team currently and participated in LeBron’s mini-camp in California. Eli Mooneyhamlast_img read more

Hattori alone at top

first_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES ICHIHARA, Chiba – Michiko Hattori, braving strong rain and wind, matched an even par on Saturday to grab a three-stroke lead going into the final round of the Kosaido Ladies Golf Cup in Chiba Prefecture.Teeing off for the second round at the Chiba Kosaido Country Club one stroke off the lead, Hattori, who has won 14 tournaments, scattered four birdies against as many bogeys for a 36-hole total of 4-under 140. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5center_img “I was able to play better than I bargained for (today). Since I became too self-conscious last week, I will try to play not to lose my composure (tomorrow),” Hattori said. last_img

McDonald, MSU struggle in day one of NCAA Tournament

first_imgMississippi State Ally McDonaldMississippi State Ally McDonaldMississippi State stumbled out of the gate on Thursday in its quest for a third straight appearance in the NCAA Championship.The Bulldogs carded a 300 in the opening round of the NCAA Regional at Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh, North Carolina. LSU sits atop the standings after firing a 288.MSU sits 10th after the first round and five shots back from the cut. The top six teams from each regional advance to the NCAA Championships in Florida.Senior Ally McDonald finished with an 80, the lowest of any MSU player. Sophomore Jessica Peng finished with the best score at 72 and is tied for ninth.Despite windy conditions throughout the day at the , the Taiwan native shot even par on both the front and back and is tied for ninth.“Jessica really managed herself well,” MSU coach Ginger Brown-Lemm said. “Even with the wind at 20 mph on the back nine, she had it going.”Rica Tse and Ji Eun Baik both shot a 75 and enter Friday’s second round tied for 34th. Blaise Carabello rounded out MSU’s scoring with a 78 (T67).“Today was a total team effort,” Brown-Lemm said. “Jessica led in a strong way with her even par, followed by Rica and J.B. with a pair of 75s. Blaise rallied with three birdies and came through for us. And for the first time since her freshman year, Ally was plus-8. But it happens. This is a team of resilience, and we fully anticipate a great day tomorrow.”Team Standings1. LSU, 2882. N.C. State, 2903. Ohio State, 2924. Campbell, 2935. Alabama, 2946. South Carolina, 2957. Central Florida, 2968. Furman, 2989. Florida, 29910. Mississippi State, 30011. Northwestern, 302T12. Coastal Carolina, 303T12. GRU, 303T12. Iowa State, 30315. College of Charleston, 30416. Seton Hall, 30917. Wichita State, 31218. Fairleigh Dickinson, 328last_img read more

Google Chrome says Sprts Logos has Malware!

first_img 111 17 4,793 posts Share on other sites Members 4,793 posts 751 71 17,487 posts By SHaMROCK, September 28, 2012 in Sports Logo News Share on other sites Forums Home 55 6,476 posts Share on other sites Posted September 28, 2012 0 1,259 Location:Corktown, Hamilton, Ontario also, about 50% of the time i log in, the font size is about double what it normally is. Cola Posted September 28, 2012 Share on other sites Link to post Share this post Posted September 28, 2012 Link to post Cola All Activity Members 34 It’s clear now but I got the warning in Safari, Chome & Firefox earlier SportsLogos.Net 37 Mingjai 973 Members Sports Logo News 34 Hey guys, is anyone else using Google Chrome browser and getting a warning the this site may be distributing Malware? It’s funny a couple days ago, or maybe yesterday I kept getting a pop up on this site!!! Link to post Share on other sites BigDmo 23,667 posts Posted September 28, 2012 973 I’ve been getting a weird glitch with the forums where the posts are appearing out of order, and also some posts have an underscore before each line. When I go to the argyle thread, the first post is from someone with Ron Swanson as their avatar and underscores before each line talking about something the original poster said. Anyone else seeing this? ColeJ 34 Google Chrome says Sprts Logos has Malware! Go To Topic Listing also, about 50% of the time i log in, the font size is about double what it normally is.That just happened to me for the first time today. I use Firefox and I also got the malware message.Same here–use Firefox and got the message today. Link to post Posted September 28, 2012 1,259 8,685 Coheed Share on other sites Share this post 0 1,612 posts Posted September 28, 2012 Share on other sites Forums Home Sports Logo News Share this post 3,760 Share on other sites Buffalo BrandMooreArt 0 1,438 posts 8,685 17 Location:Eugene, Oregon Members 34 0 2,715 posts Silent Wind of Doom Link to post Share this post Share on other sites Location:Jacksonville, FL 34 Posted September 28, 2012 Members All Activity 2,568 posts Location:Tampa Favourite Logos:The Cross, New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots Location:Indiana > Miami Buffalo Sports Logos Sports Logos 55 BrandMooreArt 1,885 posts SHaMROCK 0 Posted September 28, 2012 Posted September 30, 2012 Owner @CDOriginals Patchez Share on other sites Sign in to follow this   Location:St. Paul | Chicago Followers 0 WSU151 Location:Kansas City, MO Lee. also, about 50% of the time i log in, the font size is about double what it normally is.That just happened to me for the first time today. I use Firefox and I also got the malware message. Share this post 0 Members Link to post Lee. Location:USA 924 posts 0 SHaMROCK Share this post 17 Share on other sites Share this post 950 Cola Cola 419 0 Share this post 0 Location:Waxahachie, Texas Members Posted September 28, 2012 Members Link to post Member of the Right Brigade Share this post 34 37 419 WSU151 973 419 Posted September 28, 2012 71 Posted September 28, 2012 326 Share on other sites Link to post Link to post Share this post Members This topic is now closed to further replies. Not affiliated with sportslogos.net Graphic Designer Yep, got it today as well on Chrome. 950 It happened to me earlier at work while using Firefox and I am getting it now using Chrome. So apparently it is not fixed. Sign in to follow this   Link to post 3,760 Posted September 28, 2012 “Sports Aesthetics” Share this post 111 Share on other sites 0 3,760 Mingjai BigDmo Members 326 Honestly, I am having a lot more issues than just getting the malware notice- although it could be a reason.Lately the site has been slow for the most part…I will click a forum title and nothing will happen. Or half a page will load…or one post will come up and I will have to refresh.Just seems to be hanging up and moving slowly. Location:DC area Posted September 28, 2012 also seeing the same things on chrome ColeJ Share this post 950 Link to post Location:Tampa 34 0 Google Chrome says Sprts Logos has Malware! Members Members 0 34 theSLVRBCK Yeah, even though Chris addressed that it was “fixed”…it has been blocked from my company internet for quite some time now for detected malware.Also, I am noticing the site running quite a bit slower than it used to. 751 1,259 0 Share this post Recommended Posts Link to post Cola at home now and seeing it on Chrome (I was on IE earlier). Cola Link to post Members Wikipedia Uni Obermeister Location:Kentucky So has anyone actually contacted Chris or yzerfan and notified them? Share on other sites 34 Location:Tampa nuordr To echo – Still getting the malware warning in Chrome. theSLVRBCK Patchez Link to post 9,114 posts 9,766 posts 326 Members 55 Share this post Share this post Posted September 28, 2012 71 111 8,685 Share on other sites Link to post Link to post Silent Wind of Doom 751 Followers 0 Google Chrome says Sprts Logos has Malware! nuordr 0 Location:Body in S. Carolina, Heart in New York Same in Firefox 37 Location:Canada’s Vacation Paradise also seeing the same things on chromeYUUUUP!:-( 575 posts Members 4,793 posts 782 posts Share on other sites 0 Posted September 28, 2012 SportsLogos.Net 0 Share this post Coheed Memberslast_img read more