SSINA Releases Market Data FOR July 2012

(Washington, D.C., October 15, 2012 – The Specialty Steel Industry of North America (“SSINA”) has released statistical data on imports, U.S. consumption, and import penetration for YTD July 2012. The data represents U.S. consumption, imports, and import penetration for YTD July 2012 compared to the same 2011 seven month period. The following data is presented

Creating growth through M&A is being stifled by a lack of joined up thinking in M&A processes

New global study by Eversheds reveals that deal due diligence does not focus enough on post deal integration Little or no focus beyond the deal transaction to post-integration is compromising the benefits and value of cross-border M&A Internal processes are as much to blame as external factors Global businesses are not realising the full potential

RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL REACHES 400 MEMBER MARK

ANNOUNCES TRANSLATION OF ITS CERTIFICATION SYSTEM DOCUMENTS IN CHINESE, FRENCH, GUJARATI, ITALIAN, PORTUGUESE AND SPANISH LONDON – The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) today announced that its membership has exceeded 400 companies and trade associations, large and small, throughout the diamond, gold and platinum metals jewellery supply chain, from around the world. “RJC’s healthy membership numbers

FIRSTSOURCE WINS “OUTSOURCER OF THE YEAR” IN THE EUROPEAN CALL CENTRE AND CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARDS 2012

Mumbai, October 15, 2012: Firstsource Solutions (NSE:FSL, BSE:532809), a global provider of customized business process outsourced (BPO) services to the Banking & Financial Services, Telecom & Media and Healthcare sectors, has been awarded the Outsourcer of the Year in the European Call Centre and Customer Service Awards 2012. These are the BPO Industry “Oscars” and

Full text of WDC President’s address at opening of World Diamond Congress

MUMBAI, INDIA: October 15, 2012 – Focusing on the theme of change, Eli Izhakoff, President of the World Diamond Council, has addressed the opening of the World Diamond Congress today in Mumbai, India. In his speech, he supported the principle of expanding the definition of “conflict diamonds,” but emphasized that, whatever definition is applied, it

Norton Launches Hindi Language Support Centre in India

In line with its ongoing commitment to simplifying and improving support experience for customers, Norton by Symantec today announced the availability of Hindi language phone support in India. Starting October 15, 2012, Norton customers in India can call 1800 102 6012 to access customer support in Hindi from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday to

Siemens extends its range of solutions for pickling plants

Siemens Metals Technologies has acquired the know-how for acid regeneration from Acreg Process Technology GmbH, Vienna, Austria, thus extending its portfolio for pickling plants in the steel industry. Aashish Gupta, who is responsible for the worldwide continuous casting und rolling mill business at Siemens Metals Technologies, explained, “By acquiring proven technologies of plants for regenerating

RELIANCE BROADCAST NETWORK GEARS FOR DIGITIZATION, LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN – ‘SWITCH TO’

Cable will soon be a thing of the past, with October 31 st fixed as the D-Day for Digitization, and Reliance Broadcast Network, is all set to make the most of it with its new campaign titled ‘Switch To’. The campaign is designed to create enormous awareness amongst target audiences – to ‘Switch To’ the

Peratech presented with award by NASA for its QTC touch technology

Peratech gives NASA a hand RICHMOND, North Yorks, England – 15 October 2012. Peratech, the innovator in touch technology, has been presented with a Tech Brief Award by NASA in recognition for its contribution of QTC™ technology that was used to provide fingertip sensitivity for the Robonaut. This is a human shaped robot with a

BRICS countries: delayed reforms are jeopardising positive development

Growth alone will not resolve problems if emerging markets do not change at the same time Berlin/Rio de Janeiro, 15 October 2012. Contrary to the forecasts of success in recent years, the ‘BRICS’ (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are greatly in need of reform in key political areas. At the same time, their