Fearless Forecast Week 11: 6 Rec, 80 Rec Yds, TD
Projected Points: 17.0
Fearless Forecast Week 11: 6 Rec, 80 Rec Yds, TD
Projected Points: 17.0
SSE and Equinor have agreed 15-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the first two phases of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm they are developing off the coast of Britain, the companies said on Tuesday. Separate PPA's totalling 2.4 gigawatts of capacity for power from Dogger Bank A and B have been reached with Orsted, Shell Energy Europe Ltd, Danske Commodities and SSE's energy supply business, SSE and Equinor said in a statement. Orsted will take 40% of the power and the other firms 20% each, the statement said.
The Diamond League track and field series will visit 14 cities in 2021 to rebound after the coronavirus pandemic limited the traditional meets this year. Organizers said Tuesday the series is scheduled to start on May 23 in Rabat, Morocco, take a one-month break for the postponed Tokyo Olympics, and end with a Sept. 8-9 meet in Zurich. ''The calendar is strictly provisional at this stage and remains subject to changes depending on the global health situation in 2021,'' organizers said in a statement.
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The Chang'e-5 probe is hoping to assist in better understanding the Moon's origin and formation.
The baby was born on the run from war. Wrapped in borrowed clothing, the child is one of the newest and most fragile refugees among the nearly 40,000 who have fled the Ethiopian government’s offensive in the defiant Tigray region.
The nation will undertake the most logistically challenging vaccination campaign in its historyJames English has $74,000 to figure out how to distribute the world’s first ultra-cold storage drug to a staff of skeptical and worn-out healthcare workers, as the major sources of supports to contain Covid-19 so far come to an end.English is the regional operations chief and health branch director for Covid-19 in Washoe county, Nevada, and is one of the hundreds of local public health directors across the US who will eventually help distribute Covid-19 vaccines. English faces difficulties likely to be encountered nationally, as the nation undertakes the most logistically challenging vaccination campaign in its history.“The largest hurdle – we have as a small health department – is we do multiple roles,” said English. “Our funding is very minimal.”Reno is the seat of Washoe county. It is sometimes called the “biggest little city” in America. It is large enough to be a metropolitan area and serve surrounding rural communities, but small enough to have extremely stretched resources.“Vaccine planning,” said English, “is a huge list for us.”A recent announcement that a Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is 95% effective buoyed the hopes of the world. Similar good news has followed for vaccines developed by Moderna Inc and Astra-Zeneca.But as America – and the world – celebrates the longed-for good news, there are imminent challenges of distribution.Among the hurdles: millions of Americans are hesitant to take the vaccine, Pfizer’s drug needs to be stored at -94F (-70C), and public health resources are stretched thin after nearly a year of pandemic response.“A vaccine is just a vaccine – a vaccination is everything,” said Dr Michael Osterholm, an epidemiologist at the University of Minnesota who has been tapped to be part of the Biden-Harris administration’s 13-member coronavirus advisory board.No Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for either emergency use or use in the general population, and Pfizer only recently submitted data to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency approval. Further, Pfizer has not yet released the data from its phase III trial to scientific journals or for independent review, and the efficacy rate could change as more data is analyzed.But scientists are optimistic in the event one receives emergency approval, and planning to distribute a vaccine has been going on for months. Much of that planning has taken place through Operation Warp Speed, which gave companies money to develop a vaccine, manufacture doses and buy syringes and vials.“My understanding is we could have a vaccine on site within a month or less,” said English. “It may not be approved, but that is what I’m hearing and preparing for.”Here are the details English is wrestling with: if the Pfizer vaccine it approved, it is a novel vaccine which requires ultra-cold storage. Each suitcase-sized shipping container will have 975 doses in five-dose vials.The vaccines are viable for 10 days from the moment the case is sealed, and packed with dry ice to keep them cold. The cases can only be opened a maximum of twice a day, for one minute at a time, according to Soumi Saha, an attorney, pharmacist and vice-president of advocacy at the healthcare logistics company Premier Inc.“The clock starts well before you actually receive the product,” she told the Guardian in an earlier interview.Luckily, English was able to purchase an ultra-cold freezer from a local university. But the vaccine still must be transported on dry ice from any location away from his deep freezer, and properly diluted before people receive a shot in the arm. Vials last for five days after they are thawed, and for only six hours after they are diluted.The Pfizer candidate also requires a second shot called a booster 28 days later. State health authorities advised English to give out all the doses he receives, and not keep any for the booster. His department expects to then receive a new tray one day before boosters are due, and go through the entire process of coordinating shots and schedules again.English has $74,000 for vaccine distribution planning, a job that is increasingly taking up huge chunks of his day. He needs a logistics manager to answer all the questions coming his way, but faces competition in hiring, because the private sector pays more. English is directly competing with companies like Amazon, which has massive warehouses in the area, and is staffing up for a boom in online Christmas shopping.In addition, English’s department is running out of federal funding for contact tracing. The health department hired one epidemiologist, sometimes called a “disease detective”, with federal money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (Cares) Act. That funding ends on 31 December, just as vaccines may become available, the virus will probably surge and the Nevada national guard demobilizes.“As this response continues to move forward, we are doing both the Covid-19 response and contact tracing and disease investigation, and now we’re being asked to plan for distribution of a vaccine,” said English. “We’re using the same planners to do both, we’re using the same nurses,” he said.English is now wondering, who will make the schedules for the nurses who must test patients for Covid-19 in the morning, and give vaccines in the afternoon? If a healthcare worker refuses a vaccine, do they go to the end of the line, or can they then get a shot anytime?If side-effects mimic the flu as expected, how can he ensure only a portion of the healthcare workforce is vaccinated on any one day, so staffing remains constant? And, importantly, who will do all the paperwork? Entering information about who received the vaccine takes between five and 15 minutes per patient.“It will take longer to do the paperwork on the back end than to have someone drive throughout, verify their paperwork and give the vaccination,” said English.Osterholm said he has heard from local health departments who have struggled to deal with the “top-down” approach from Operation Warp Speed, the vaccination development initiative led by the military and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.“I have heard over and over real frustrations with a top-down approach that, unfortunately, doesn’t account for the expertise and the situational awareness of the on-ground groups,” said Osterholm.This is to say nothing of the challenges that will be faced by rural communities, who will lose days of vaccine viability as doses are shipped overland; of the existing dry ice shortage; of vaccine hesitancy; and of how the government will work with private enterprises such as commercial pharmacies.“We’ve got a lot of road ahead in the next two months,” said Dr Umair Shah, the executive director of the Harris county health department in Texas, where Houston is the biggest city.“You’ve got to be very, very methodical and thoughtful how public health departments are pulled into the spectrum, because our teams are stretched and have been stretched for months,” said Shah. In October, he took his first day off since the pandemic began. “Now, we’re adding the vaccine on top of it.”Experts at the highest level also said it will ultimately be health workers on the ground, like English, who may help realize the goal of vaccinating millions of people.“There is a huge logistics barrier to overcome, that we cannot minimize,” said Dr Leana Wen, an emergency room doctor and the former health commissioner for Baltimore, Maryland. “It is a daunting challenge.”English tackles these questions with optimism. Prior pandemic planning, existing vaccination infrastructure, a mission-driven workforce and the potential for the federal government to send significant resources once the Biden-Harris administration takes office could all help the effort.“The Washoe county health district has been very active in vaccine planning,” said English. “I think we will be able to pull this off.”
A Nigerian court has sentenced six foreigners and one Nigerian to seven years in prison for oil theft, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Tuesday, three years after the navy arrested 10 suspects with a vessel carrying crude oil off the Niger Delta. The suspects - a Nigerian, two Pakistanis, three Ghanaians, one Indonesian, one Beninois and two Ukrainians - had siphoned about two thousand metric tonnes of crude oil from a loading facility belonging to Shell Petroleum, the navy said in 2017. The court on Monday sentenced seven of the 10 suspects to seven years imprisonment, EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement.
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Sustainability Report of Chinese Enterprises in Cambodia was released in Beijing on Nov. 23rd. This report was finished by the joint research team of China Huaneng Group and Asian Vision Institute(AVI), after six months of field research and the unfavorable condition of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Dublin, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Corrugated Boxes Market Research Report: By Flute Type, Board Style, Box Style, End Use - Global Industry Analysis and Demand Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global corrugated boxes market is predicted to attain a revenue of $284.6 billion by 2030, rising from $180.9 billion in 2019, progressing at a 4.3% CAGR during the forecast period (2020-2030), according to the report. The key factors contributing to the growth of the market are the increasing demand for convenient and lightweight packaging solutions in a number of industries and the swift expansion of the offline retail and e-commerce industries across the globe. When box style is considered, the market is divided into rigid, telescope, slotted, and folder, out of which, the slotted division is expected to account for the major share of the market during the forecast period. Slotted boxes are made up of one-piece corrugated boards, which are flexible and therefore facilitate easy foldability. They consist of separators/dividers, which aid in organizing assorted products in the box, so that there is minimum product movement. Due to this, slotted boxes are utilized for shipping fragile products. In the corrugated boxes market, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to grow at the fastest pace during the forecast, owing to the increasing focus on sustainable packaging, growing environmental awareness, expanding e-commerce activities, and rising requirement for electronic goods and personal care products. Furthermore, the growing government initiatives for supporting environmentally sustainable developments and the easy availability of raw materials are resulting in the growing utilization of corrugated boards for both secondary and primary packaging applications. In fact, the rising focus on sustainable packaging and product recycling is a major trend being observed in the corrugated boxes market. The disposal of corrugated boxes was leading to increased accumulation of waste in landfills, thereby causing harm to the environment. Now, however, manufacturers are utilizing innovative technologies for compaction and shredding, which aid in recycling of corrugated boxes. The fiber produced during the recycling of corrugated materials can be used for producing new corrugated boards, thereby leading to reduction in waste generation. Key Topics Covered: Chapter 1. Research Background 1.1 Research Objectives 1.2 Market Definition 1.3 Research Scope 1.3.1 Market Segmentation by Flute Type 1.3.2 Market Segmentation by Board Style 1.3.3 Market Segmentation by Box Style 1.3.4 Market Segmentation by End Use 1.3.5 Market Segmentation by Region 1.3.6 Analysis Period 1.3.7 Market Data Reporting Unit 184.108.40.206 Volume 220.127.116.11 Value 1.4 Key Stakeholders Chapter 2. Research Methodology 2.1 Secondary Research 2.1.1 Paid 2.1.2 Unpaid 2.2 Primary Research 2.2.1 Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents 18.104.22.168 By region 22.214.171.124 By industry participant 126.96.36.199 By company type 2.3 Market Size Estimation 2.4 Data Triangulation 2.5 Assumptions for the Study Chapter 3. Executive Summary Chapter 4. Introduction 4.1 Definition of Market Segments 4.1.1 By Flute Type 188.8.131.52 A 184.108.40.206 B 220.127.116.11 C 18.104.22.168 E 22.214.171.124 F 4.1.2 By Board Style 126.96.36.199 Single-face 188.8.131.52 Single-wall 184.108.40.206 Double-wall 220.127.116.11 Triple-wall 4.1.3 By Box Style 18.104.22.168 Slotted 22.214.171.124 Telescope 126.96.36.199 Folder 188.8.131.52 Rigid 4.1.4 By End Use 184.108.40.206 Processed food 220.127.116.11 Fresh food and produce 18.104.22.168 Beverages 22.214.171.124 Paper products 126.96.36.199 Electrical goods 188.8.131.52 Personal/household care 184.108.40.206 Glassware and ceramics 220.127.116.11 Chemicals 18.104.22.168 Tobacco 22.214.171.124 Wood/timber products 126.96.36.199 Textiles 188.8.131.52 Transport 184.108.40.206 Direct mail 220.127.116.11 Others 4.2 Value Chain Analysis 4.3 Market Dynamics 4.3.1 Trends 18.104.22.168 Growing focus of market players on product recycling and sustainable packaging 4.3.2 Drivers 22.214.171.124 Growth in the packaging industry 126.96.36.199 Increased use of corrugated boxes by online retailers 188.8.131.52 Impact analysis of drivers on market forecast 4.3.3 Restraints 184.108.40.206 Low strength and poor barrier properties 220.127.116.11 Impact analysis of restraints on market forecast 4.4 Impact of COVID-19 4.4.1 Global Share by Countries 18.104.22.168 Contribution of countries in global manufacturing output 22.214.171.124 Contribution of countries in global export and import (2019) 126.96.36.199.1 Top 20 countries by export 188.8.131.52.2 Top 20 countries by import 4.4.2 Global Scenario of COVID-19 Impact 184.108.40.206 Global scenario: 220.127.116.11.1 GDP growth rate (2019) 18.104.22.168.2 GDP growth rate (2020) 22.214.171.124.3 GDP growth rate projection for 2021 126.96.36.199 Assessment of COVID-19 impact on GDP and economic forecast 188.8.131.52 Assessment of COVID-19 impact on workforce across various sectors 4.4.3 Impact of COVID-19 on Global Corrugated Boxes Market Chapter 5. Global Market Size and Forecast 5.1 By Flute Type 5.2 By Board Style 5.3 By Box Style 5.4 By End Use 5.5 By Region Chapter 6. North America Market Size and Forecast 6.1 By Flute Type 6.2 By Board Style 6.3 By Box Style 6.4 By End Use 6.5 By Country Chapter 7. Europe Market Size and Forecast 7.1 By Flute Type 7.2 By Board Style 7.3 By Box Style 7.4 By End Use 7.5 By Country Chapter 8. APAC Market Size and Forecast 8.1 By Flute Type 8.2 By Board Style 8.3 By Box Style 8.4 By End Use 8.5 By Country Chapter 9. LATAM Market Size and Forecast 9.1 By Flute Type 9.2 By Board Style 9.3 By Box Style 9.4 By End Use 9.5 By Country Chapter 10. MEA Market Size and Forecast 10.1 By Flute Type 10.2 By Board Style 10.3 By Box Style 10.4 By End Use 10.5 By Country Chapter 11. Competitive Landscape 11.1 Market Share Analysis of Key Players 11.2 Strategic Developments in the Market 11.2.1 Mergers and Acquisitions 11.2.2 Product Launches 11.2.3 Partnerships 11.2.4 Other Developments 11.3 Key Players and Their Offerings 11.4 List of Other Players Chapter 12. Company Profiles 12.1 International Paper Company 12.1.1 Business Overview 12.1.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.1.3 Key Financial Summary 12.2 WestRock Company 12.2.1 Business Overview 12.2.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.2.3 Key Financial Summary 12.3 Georgia-Pacific LLC 12.3.1 Business Overview 12.3.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.4 Smurfit Kappa Group 12.4.1 Business Overview 12.4.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.4.3 Key Financial Summary 12.5 Mondi plc 12.5.1 Business Overview 12.5.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.5.3 Key Financial Summary 12.6 Packaging Corporation of America 12.6.1 Business Overview 12.6.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.6.3 Key Financial Summary 12.7 Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited 12.7.1 Business Overview 12.7.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.7.3 Key Financial Summary 12.8 Oji Holdings Corporation 12.8.1 Business Overview 12.8.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.8.3 Key Financial Summary 12.9 DS Smith Plc 12.9.1 Business Overview 12.9.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.9.3 Key Financial Summary 12.10 Stora Enso Oyj 12.10.1 Business Overview 12.10.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.10.3 Key Financial Summary 12.11 VPK Packaging Group NV 12.11.1 Business Overview 12.11.2 Product and Service Offerings 12.12 Wertheimer Box Corporation 12.12.1 Business Overview 12.12.2 Product and Service Offerings Chapter 13. Appendix 13.1 Abbreviations 13.2 Sources and References 13.3 Related Reports For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/dvy56wResearch and Markets also offers Custom Research services providing focused, comprehensive and tailored research. CONTACT: CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager email@example.com For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
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(Bloomberg) -- Xiaomi Corp. posted its fastest pace of revenue growth in more than two years after the Chinese smartphone giant grabbed market share from Huawei Technologies Co. when American sanctions deepened.China’s No. 2 smartphone name reported a stronger-than-anticipated 34.5% rise in sales to 72.2 billion yuan ($11 billion) in the September quarter. More than half of that originated beyond its home country for the first time as Xiaomi took advantage of Huawei’s retreat to delve deeper into markets from Western Europe to India, where it widened its lead.The company been among the biggest beneficiaries of the Trump administration’s campaign to rein in Huawei and contain China’s technological ascendancy. Its unit shipments surged 42% in the third quarter globally, researcher IDC estimated, by far the best performance among brands from Samsung Electronics Co. to Apple Inc. Huawei’s own volumes plummeted 22% over that period, and it now has to defend its No. 2 position against the likes of Vivo.Xiaomi is on track to keep expanding its market share thanks to strong demand for budget phones during the pandemic and Huawei’s supply disruptions, China Merchants Securities analysts Kevin Chen and Clint Su wrote ahead of the earnings release. “Xiaomi’s price-competitive products are attractive amid the economic uncertainties,” they said in a memo.Xiaomi, whose shares have more than doubled in 2020, reported a rise in adjusted net income to 4.1 billion yuan from a year earlier, beating projections for 3.3 billion yuan.It’s one of the few major Chinese tech companies to enjoy strong growth abroad -- and in developed markets, to boot -- at a time governments from the U.S. to India are erecting barriers to the country’s businesses. Overseas revenue from Xiaomi’s smaller Internet of Things division, which sells gadgets like like smart cookers and robot vacuums, rose 56.2% in the third quarter. In India, it’s managed to cling to the top spot despite a deep, nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.At home, Xiaomi is benefiting from rapid Chinese adoption of 5G-enabled smartphones as the network rollout gains pace.What Bloomberg Intelligence SaysContinued 5G handset adoption in China may aid sales of Apple and local brands such as Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo, while Huawei’s restrictions on securing components may pressure its shipments.\- Matthew Kanterman, analystClick here for the research.Read more: Huawei Sells Budget Phone Brand After U.S. Cuts Chip SupplyHuawei this month struck a deal to sell its budget brand Honor to a Chinese government-backed consortium, which may heighten competition in the smartphone arena. But the threat from Huawei itself is likely to diminish until it can somehow get around a ban on American software and circuitry, such as by building its own Android-based operating system of apps.In the short run, Xiaomi could gain as many as 15 million units in additional smartphone shipments thanks to Honor’s exit, Citigroup analyst Andre Lin wrote in a memo ahead of the earnings. “But if Honor remained a major competitor, Xiaomi’s 2021 consensus forecasts would face downside revisions of 5%-10% in shipments,” Lin said.Citing national security concerns, the U.S. has waged a far-ranging campaign against Huawei since 2018 that landed its chief financial officer under house arrest in Canada and fomented bans against the use of the company’s 5G equipment in countries from the U.K. to Japan. The final blow came when the White House enacted sweeping restrictions against suppliers this year, closing off loopholes that let Huawei procure ready-made semiconductors to keep its consumer business afloat.Read more: Huawei’s Latest Phone Marks End of Era As U.S. Spurs Rethink(Updates with overseas revenue and share action from the second paragraph)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.
PlayStation has said that “absolutely everything is sold” as fans still struggle to get hold of new PS5s. The company is working hard to fix the problems with supply but sounds unlikely to have significant amounts of new consoles in the future, according to an interview with Jim Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment’s chief executive. Mr Ryan said that the Covid-19 outbreak may have impacted the amount of consoles available, but not significantly.