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GCC cement sales volumes increase 18.2% in the first 11 months of 2017

13 12 2017

October and November U.S. cement sales volumes grew 31.2%Mexico cement sales volumes rose 10.2% in last two monthsCHIHUAHUA, Mexico, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V., or GCC, (BMV:GCC*) announces that total cement sales volumes increased 18.2% in the first eleven months of 2017, largely on the strength of strong United States cement sales in October and November.  The U.S. generates around 75% of GCC’s revenues.October and November U.S. cement sales volumes were up 31.2% compared to the same period of 2016.  For the first 11 months, U.S. cement volumes increased 28.8% from the comparable 2016 period. The increase reflects strong demand and GCC’s acquisitions in Texas and New Mexico late last year.October and November sales volumes in Mexico also grew 10.2%, rebounding from decreases earlier in the year.  For the first 11 months, Mexico cement volumes decreased 1.6%.GCC total cement sales volumes reached almost 4 million metric tons for the...

Trakopolis Wins U.S. Based ConneXt LoneWorkerTM Customer

13 12 2017

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Trakopolis IoT Corp. (TSXV:TRAK) ("Trakopolis" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a Texas-based oilfield services company specializing in transportation management of fluids and proppant, for an initial sale of 60 subscriptions of the ConneXt LoneWorkerTM gas detection solution, powered by Trakopolis.Brent Moore, CEO of Trakopolis, stated, “The ConneXt LoneWorkerTM solution that Trakopolis and Honeywell have created brings both safety and productivity together to provide unrivalled insight and oversight to customers with “at risk” employees where every minute matters and every dollar counts. We are pleased with the short sales cycle with this new customer as our channel enablement focus continues to evolve and our average revenue per unit (ARPU) trends upward.”About TrakopolisTrakopolis is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company with proprietary, cloud-based solutions for real-time tracking, data...

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Minneapolis Ranks Among Top 12 Cities For Tech Hiring In First Half Of 2018

13 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Technology hiring in Minneapolis is expected to start strong in 2018, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. Twenty-five percent of CIOs surveyed here say they plan to add full-time technology professionals to their teams in the first half of the new year, up 5 percentage points from a year ago. In addition to hiring plans, the report also highlights technology skills in demand and CIOs' top priorities for the first six months of the year. "Tech hiring has been sustained by the strong Minneapolis economy, growth of local companies and a focus on automating existing processes," said Kathy Northamer, district president for Robert Half Technology in Minneapolis. "We're seeing demand for web developers, help desk and security professionals, most notably within the healthcare, marketing and SaaS sectors." Top 12 Cities for Tech Hiring in 2018 In addition to the forecasted 25 percent hiring growth, 56...

Des Moines Ranks Among Top 12 Cities For Tech Hiring In First Half Of 2018

13 12 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Technology hiring in Des Moines is expected to start strong in 2018, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. Twenty-three percent of CIOs surveyed here said they plan to add full-time technology professionals to their teams in the first half of the new year, up 12 percentage points from a year ago. In addition to hiring plans, the report also highlights technology skills in demand and CIOs' top priorities for the first six months of the year. "Big data initiatives, new software implementations and app development are a few of the driving forces behind tech hiring in Des Moines," said Kathy Northamer, district president for Robert Half Technology in Des Moines. "Demand is high for professionals with C# and .Net expertise, as well as Java developers, systems engineers and senior systems administrators, particularly in the professional services, financial services and software sectors." Top 12 Cities...

Cleveland Among Top 12 Cities For Tech Hiring In First Half Of 2018

13 12 2017

CLEVELAND, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Cleveland technology hiring should start strong in 2018, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. Twenty-two percent of CIOs say they plan to add full-time technology professionals to their teams in the first half of the new year, up 11 percentage points from a year ago. In addition to hiring plans, the report also highlights technology skills in demand and CIOs' top priorities for the first six months of the year. "Cloud-based technologies continue to have a significant impact on tech hiring in Cleveland," said Jill Crowe, district president for Robert Half Technology in Cleveland. "Additionally, Windows 10 upgrades, custom application developments and ERP/CRM migrations are all driving hiring as employers seek to acquire top IT talent – from systems administrators and engineers, to web and application developers and service desktop support professionals." Top 12 Cities for Tech Hiring in 2018 In addition...

Miami Ranks Among Top 12 Cities For Anticipated Tech Hiring In First Half Of 2018

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Charlotte Ranks Among Top 12 Cities For Tech Hiring In First Half Of 2018

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Atlanta Ranks Second In Top 12 Cities For Tech Hiring In First Half Of 2018

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HTS New England Announces Partnership with Distech Controls

13 12 2017

Distech Controls is excited to announce our agreement with HTS New England. The ability to partner our award-winning controls line with an established market leader represents a great opportunity for us to feed the growth needs of budding Boston market. BOSTON December 13, 2017 HTS New England, the New England partner of the largest HVAC manufacturer’s representative in North America, announced that the company has signed an agreement with Distech Controls to expand its portfolio to include building automation for HVAC systems. An innovation leader in energy management solutions, Distech Controls, an Acuity Brands company, provides unique building management technologies that optimize energy efficiency and comfort in buildings while reducing operating costs. “We’re proud to partner with Distech Controls to offer a broader range of equipment and provide comprehensive solutions to our customers across New England,” Peter Foss, HTS New England Principal, said. “We look forward...

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