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Olympus Grows Respiratory Portfolio With Acquisition Of Veran Medical Technologies, Inc.

Published: Sat 5 Dec 2020 08:10 AM
Olympus Corporation (TSE: 7733) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Veran Medical Technologies, Inc. ("VMT")(CEO: Jason Pesterfield), a leading provider of advanced medical devices specializing in interventional pulmonology, ... Read more...

Innovating For A Greener Tomorrow: CP Wool And Hemp NZ Create New Natural Fibre Company With Global Ambitions

Published: Sat 5 Dec 2020 08:07 AM
NZ Yarn, a subsidiary of Carrfields Primary Wool (CP Wool), is joining forces with hemp processing company Hemp NZ to create a new natural fibres and materials business: New Zealand Natural Fibres (NZNF). Craig Carr, Chairman of NZNF, says the new company, ... Read more...

Virgin Galactic Partners With Under Armour To Unveil Spacesuits For The World’s First Commercial Spaceflight Pilot Corps

Published: Sat 5 Dec 2020 07:53 AM
Virgin Galactic today unveiled the spacesuits its pilots will wear as they fly private astronauts on life changing journeys to space. Designed in collaboration with the company’s Technical Spacewear Partner, Under Armour, the Virgin Galactic Pilot ... Read more...

Organisations Upended By COVID-19; But Directors See Glimmers Of Hope Ahead

Published: Sat 5 Dec 2020 06:06 AM
COVID-19 had a starring role in the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) and ASB’s 2020 Director Sentiment Survey, with reverberations from the global pandemic still being felt at both a strategic and operational level. Although, not always in a bad ... Read more...

Guide To Capitalise On The Santa Claus Rally

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 06:28 PM
Summary As the turbulent year inches towards the end, market participants are glued to the much-awaited Santa Claus rally. Investors should retain a hawk-eye view and effectively manage the risks to capitalise on the Christmas rally. Market players ... Read more...

Supporting Access To Justice Imperative In Proposed Regulation

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 05:27 PM
LPF Group, New Zealand’s largest litigation funder welcomes the consultation paper released today by Te Aka Matua o te Ture | the Law Commission which will assist in the development of a proposed regulatory framework for litigation funding and class ... Read more...

Queenstown Property Market Bounces Back

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 05:02 PM
Queenstown’s property market was one of the worst hit by Covid-19, but has proved remarkably resilient, with confidence growing again and big infrastructure spending in the pipeline, a Colliers International report finds The fundamental driver of ... Read more...

Maritime Union Demands Tougher Penalties For Reckless Managers

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 04:56 PM
The Maritime Union wants managers and board chairs held individually accountable for workplace deaths. Maritime Union National Secretary Craig Harrison says tougher penalties were needed following the sentencing of Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL) ... Read more...

Company Fined $450k After Removing Machine Guarding

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 04:55 PM
Failure to ensure simple safety measures, such as machine guarding and supervision are in place, has left a worker with severe injuries after his arm got caught in a machine used to shred tyres Waste Management NZ Limited specialises in waste and ... Read more...

Lifting Productivity In Construction

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 04:52 PM
New Zealand’s building and construction industry can lift its poor productivity by establishing a digital database on building products, a BRANZ funded report from GS1 New Zealand finds This opportunity is explored in “Digital Product Data for ... Read more...
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