Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd (MCFI.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Agri-industrial sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd (MCFI.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd (MCFI.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd (MCFI.mu) 2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileMauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Limited is a Mauritian company that specialises in the production of a comprehensive range of fertilisers for local and international customers. The company deals through several manufacturing and trading companies, supplying products and services that include, complex nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium (NPK) fertilizers, foliar and liquid fertilizers, basic and specialty chemicals for sugar, textile, paint and hotel industries, refrigerants, laboratory services, electrical, and household appliances, electronic equipment, and also commodities such as flour, tires, paper products and steel products. Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Ltd operates through its subsidiaries which include MCFI Ltd, Chemco Ltd, Bychemex Ltd, MCFI (Freeport) Ltd, Elcon Systentechnik Mauritius Ltd, Medigaz Ltd and MCFI-SFB Co. Ltd which is a joint venture between the Company and the Shenzen Shenfubao Group, China. Mauritius Chemical & Fertilizer Industry Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
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Even firms with robust balance sheets are taking the decision to stop payouts to conserve cash.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Dividends are on the slideThe extent of the dividend cutting was underlined by Link Group figures released today. These show that an eye-popping 45% of companies have already brought the blade down on shareholder rewards. This amounts to a whopping £25.4bn worth of dividends between now and the end of 2020, it estimates. Payments worth an aggregated £17.5bn have already been paid in the first quarter.To put this decline into context, the financial data provider comments that “this represents one third of the dividends [we] had expected UK plc to pay over the rest of this year before the Covid-19 crisis struck.”With the coronavirus outbreak far from beaten, it is clear that investors should be prepared for more dividend cutting in the months ahead. Link Group estimates that a further £23.9bn worth of rewards could be at risk for this year. It considers a total of just £31.1bn to be safe.Cuts are comingWhatever happens from now on, it looks as if annual dividends will fall off a cliff in 2020. Under its most realistic ‘best case’ scenario, Link Group anticipates that total dividends this year will fall 32% from 2019 levels to £67.3bn. This assumes that oil companies will pay out in full but that half of the firms in the ‘At Risk’ group (see chart) will cancel payments.Source: Link GroupMeanwhile, according to its most realistic ‘worst case’ playbook, Link Group says that half of the ‘At Risk’ dividends will topple along with those from oil producers. Energy accounts for half of all the group’s dividends, though Link Group notes that a full cancellation of payouts is highly unlikely.Under this scenario, total dividends would plummet 39% year on year to £60bn.Yields are droppingSo what does this mean for yields? Well under Link Group’s ‘best case’ scenario, the reading for the next 12 months comes out at 3.9%. As the firm notes, this is still above the 30-year average figure of 3.5%.Things look much scarier under the ‘worst case’ synopsis, though. 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Last year’s Hong Kong Sevens was one of the most fiercely contested in recent memory as all four of the previous Hong Kong champions (England, New Zealand, Fiji and Samoa) reached the Cup semi finals.Samoa eventually ran out champions and the extra points available to the Hong Kong champions – Hong Kong’s 24-nation field yields more Series points than the other seven events – helped propel the islanders to their first ever Series title.If the first two events of the 2010/11 World Series are any indication, fans in Hong Kong are in for another thriller. England and New Zealand were the early Cup champions in Dubai and South Africa and four-time Hong Kong champions England currently occupy top spot in the table with 44 points. They are closesly followed by New Zealand (40), defending champions Samoa (36), Fiji (32) and South Africa (24). The next two legs of the World Series will be held in Wellington, New Zealand and Las Vegas, USA over the first two weekends of February. Following the USA Sevens, the official pool draw will be made for the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens on 17 February 2011.Organised by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, the 2011 Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens is expected to attract upwards of 120,000 spectators through the gates from 25-27 March at the Hong Kong Stadium. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has announced the 24 international teams to take part in this year’s Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens 2011, the fifth leg of the World Series, with Mexico set to compete for the first time.The Mexicans become the first team to make their maiden Hong Kong voyage since Madagascar first appeared at the tournament in 2006. Invited by the International Rugby Board, Mexico becomes the 49th country to compete at the Hong Kong Sevens in its 35 years.Spain is included in the Hong Kong draw for the first time since 1998, while Malaysia will make their first outing there since 2003.“Mexico’s participation in the Hong Kong leg of this year’s Series gives them an opportunity to compete at an international level in preparation for the upcoming Rugby Sevens competition in the Pan American Games in Guadalajara later in the year,” said IRB Sevens Manager, Beth Coalter.“With 24 teams in Hong Kong there is a wider range of team strengths to compete against and together with Hong Kong’s renowned atmosphere, the experience will go a long way to further assist Mexico’s preparations.”The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union is excited to welcome the 12 core teams participating in all eight events on the Sevens World Series – Argentina, Australia, England, Fiji, France, Kenya, New Zealand, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, USA and Wales. Seven other nations from outside Asia join those sides – Canada, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Tonga and Zimbabwe – while China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Hong Kong complete the line-up. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS
Architects: Antonio Costa Lima Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Casa no Restelo / Antonio Costa Lima Arquitectos Area: 200 m² Area: 200 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG+ 23 Share Portugal “COPY” Casa no Restelo / Antonio Costa Lima ArquitectosSave this projectSaveCasa no Restelo / Antonio Costa Lima Arquitectos Projects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/561654/casa-no-restelo-antonio-costa-lima-arquitectos Clipboard ArchDaily CopyHouses, Renovation•Lisbon, Portugal Houses 2012 Photographs 2012 Year: Year: photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SGPhotographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SGSave this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGText description provided by the architects. The house belongs to a band of housing built 60 years ago that is nowadays a very quiet neighbourhood of Lisbon. It was a renewal and an extension of the existing area by the alignment of the rear facade with the facades of the two neighbouring dwellings. The renewal was complete and included also the demolition of the pre-existing building, retaining only the the main facade.Save this picture!SectionThe morphology of the new building, facades and design coverage, intended to mirror the housing adjacent to the south, preserving the original axis of symmetry.Save this picture!© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGThe idea was to define the core element composed of the staircase and fireplace, around which is the structured set of the three floor levels, uneven and “carved” in order to adapt to altimetry from both sides of the street.Save this picture!Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessIwan Baan: No FilterArchitecture NewsInnocean Headquarters Europe / Ippolito Fleitz GroupSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/561654/casa-no-restelo-antonio-costa-lima-arquitectos Clipboard CopyAbout this officeAntonio Costa Lima ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationLisbonFernando GuerraFG+SGHousesRefurbishmentRenovationPortugalPublished on December 20, 2014Cite: “Casa no Restelo / Antonio Costa Lima Arquitectos” 20 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ArchDaily Projects Houses “COPY” 2015 CopyHouses•Kharkiv, Ukraine ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/776000/house-in-kharkiv-drozdov-and-partners Clipboard photographs: Andrey AvdeenkoPhotographs: Andrey Avdeenko Save this picture!© Andrey AvdeenkoRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeText description provided by the architects. The plot is sited on one of the five Kharkiv hills among low-rise development with village-like parceling and scarce apartment houses that emerged here at the turn of the xix-xx centuries. It is located right in front of the central hill, with a railroad running along the valley between the hills. The place enjoys a generous view of the city centre, as well as the nearby church.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe house explores the balance between the private and the common. In fact, it consists of three independent units, providing each member of the family with their own autonomous spaces. The representatives of the younger generation have their own studios with independent access and their own private terraces. The communal living space in the core of the house with a “summer living-room” is a place for social integration and socialization.Save this picture!© Andrey AvdeenkoA nearly three-meter difference in topography made it possible to locate the entrance, utility rooms and the garage on the ground level. All the main premises are placed one the higher level aligned with the garden. As a result the whole house lies on the same level with the exception of a small roof-top pavilion overlooking the church and the city downtown, which serves as an observation point, a study, a guest room and a skylight for the premises beneath.Save this picture!SectionDifferent types of outdoor spaces suggest a variety of scenarios: a semi-open deck of a terrace with a swimming pool and a lounge zone; an open ground for active games in front of it; a more private area further in the garden; and a lawn in the back of the house which is accessed from the master bedroom.Save this picture!© Andrey AvdeenkoA solid volume of the house that floats on the landscape, as well as the principle of family cooperation, explain the name of the house, which is “ark”.Save this picture!© Andrey AvdeenkoProject gallerySee allShow lessWorld Architecture Festival 2015 Seminar ProgramSeminarInstallation at London’s Southbank Centre Opens Archive to the PublicArchitecture News Share 2015 Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/776000/house-in-kharkiv-drozdov-and-partners Clipboard Year: CopyAbout this officeDrozdov & PartnersOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKharkivUkrainePublished on October 28, 2015Cite: “House in Kharkiv / Drozdov & Partners” 28 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 30 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 8 April 2010 | News C4 Dispatches to cover fundraising at London Marathon Tagged with: Events London marathon Channel 4’s Dispatches tomorrow evening will report on the London Marathon and in particular how much money it generates, how much it costs to stage, and how it is used by charities to fundraise.Journalist Ben Laurance interviews charities to find out how much they pay to take part in the event and the competition amongst charities to gain places. He also talks to charities who do not get a chance to benefit from the UK’s largest fundraising event and “the biggest one-day fundraising event in the world”.Dispatches: Tracing the Marathon’s Millions will be broadcast tomorrow, Friday 9 April 2010, at 20.00 on Channel 4. It will be repeated on Friday 16 April on Channel 4 at 03.55.The 2010 Virgin London Marathon takes place on 25 April. In 2009, 36,000 participants raised £47 million for charities.
Home Energy Ethanol industry Criticizes API-Funded Study on Biofuel Emissions SHARE Representatives of the U.S. ethanol industry are speaking out to criticize a University of Michigan study that claims biofuels increase carbon dioxide emissions. The study was funded in part by the American Petroleum Industry. The study was completed by a team led by research professor John DeCicco. According to information released by the University of Michigan, the study is based on USDA crop-production data. The researchers said their analysis showed that during the period when U.S. biofuel production rapidly ramped up, the increased carbon dioxide uptake by the crops was only enough to offset 37 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions due to biofuel combustion. The study, which was published online Aug. 25 in the journal Climatic Change, claims that rising biofuel use has been associated with a net increase of carbon dioxide emissions and that biofuels are worse than gasoline.The Renewable Fuels Association released a statement stressing DeCicco is a longtime biofuel critic. “This is the same study, same flawed methodology, and same fallacious result that Professor DeCicco has churned out multiple times in the past,” said Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the RFA. “He has been making these arguments for years, and for years they have been rejected by climate scientists, regulatory bodies and governments around the world, and reputable lifecycle analysis experts.”“As crazy as it sounds, Prof. DeCicco is essentially suggesting that plants ultimately used for bioenergy don’t absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as they grow,” Dinneen continued. “In other words, he and his sponsors at the API are arguing that the scientific community’s centuries-old understanding of photosynthesis and plant biology is wrong. DeCicco’s assertion that plants somehow emit more carbon when burned as fuel than they take in from the atmosphere during photosynthesis defies the most basic laws of plant physiology.”“Just like Prof. DeCicco’s last study, this work was funded by the API, which obviously has a vested interest in obscuring and confusing accepted bioenergy carbon accounting practices,” Dinneen said. “It’s a bit like the tobacco industry funding a study that says bubble gum is worse for the human body than cigarettes. While it’s flattering that API has taken such an interest in the climate benefits of biofuels, the public would be better served if the oil industry spent its time and money examining and owning up to the very real—and very negative—climate impacts of petroleum.Dinneen stressed that biomass crops used to produce energy act as temporary carbon sinks. During growth they quickly absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and return the same amount of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere when the carbon crop is combusted for energy, he said. “In this way, the use of biomass for energy recycles atmospheric carbon as part of a relatively rapid cycle. In contrast, the use of fossil fuels adds to atmospheric CO2 by emitting carbon that was previously sequestered deep underground for millions of years,” Dinneen said.“According to researchers at Duke University, the University of Minnesota, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory: ‘A critical temporal distinction exists when comparing ethanol and gasoline lifecycles,” Dinneen continued. “Oil deposits were established millions of years in the past. The use of oil transfers into today’s atmosphere GHGs that had been sequestered and secured for millennia and would have remained out of Earth’s atmosphere if not for human intervention. While the production and use of bioenergy also releases GHGs, there is an intrinsic difference between the two fuels, for GHG emissions associated with biofuels occur at temporal scales that would occur naturally, with or without human intervention. …Hence, a bioenergy cycle can be managed while maintaining atmospheric conditions similar to those that allowed humans to evolve and thrive on Earth. In contrast, massive release of fossil fuel carbon alters this balance, and the resulting changes to atmospheric concentrations of GHGs will impact Earth’s climate for eons.”Growth Energy has also spoken out to criticize the University of Michigan report. “Overwhelmingly, objective research demonstrates that biofuels are among the best tools we have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat the effects of climate change,” said Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy. “The latest attacks from John DeCicco and his sponsors in the oil industry reflect the same bogus arguments they have made for years, and policymakers aren’t going to be fooled. As the Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has demonstrated, ethanol is an earth-friendly biofuel that reduces greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 34 percent over their its lifecycle, while advanced biofuels can reduce emissions by 100 percent or more over conventional gasoline.”“This latest report is just another desperate attempt discredit the nation’s most successful clean energy program,” Skor continued. “The renewable fuels standard is bringing cleaner, more affordable options to the gas pump, and those biofuels have helped to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 110 million metric tons every year—the equivalent of taking nearly 20 million vehicles off the road. Ethanol also has helped save consumers as much as $0.50 to $1.50 per gallon. More bogus climate science from the oil industry can’t change that.” Ethanol industry Criticizes API-Funded Study on Biofuel Emissions By Gary Truitt – Aug 29, 2016 Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleSyngenta Delivers 29 New Soybean Varieties for 2017 seasonNext articleStorms Bring More Moisture than Damage to Crops Gary Truitt SHARE
SHARE U.S. Ethanol Production Remains Strong Facebook Twitter SHARE By Hoosier Ag Today – Dec 21, 2017 According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.077 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 45.23 million gallons daily. That is down 12,000 b/d from the week before, but enough to post the third-highest volume on record. The four-week average for ethanol production ticked higher to a record 1.085 million b/d for an annualized rate of 16.63 billion gallons. Stocks of ethanol were 22.3 million barrels. That is a 0.4% decrease from last week. Imports of ethanol remained flat at zero b/d for the second week in a row.Average weekly gasoline demand increased 3.7 % to a 4-week high of 395.9 million gallons (9.426 million barrels) daily. This is equivalent to 144.5 billion gallons annualized. Refiner/blender input of ethanol decreased 0.2% to 914,000 b/d, equivalent to 14.01 billion gallons annualized. Expressed as a percentage of daily gasoline demand, daily ethanol production decreased to 11.43%.Source: RFA Home Indiana Agriculture News U.S. Ethanol Production Remains Strong Facebook Twitter Previous articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for December 21, 2017Next articleFarm Succession Planning Workshops from Purdue Extension Hoosier Ag Today
By NAFB News Service – Apr 21, 2021 SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Regan: EPA Won’t Return to Obama-Era WOTUS Definitions Regan: EPA Won’t Return to Obama-Era WOTUS Definitions Facebook Twitter SHARE Facebook Twitter Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan told lawmakers Wednesday the agency would not go back to the Obama-era definitions of Waters of the U.S.Regan made the comments as part of the 2022 Budget Request for EPA during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing.“We don’t have any intention of going back to the original Obama Waters of the U.S. verbatim,” he said to lawmakers in response to questions from two Republican members of the subcommittee.Regan, who noted his meetings with top agriculture industry leaders, says, “We all believe that the courts weighed in on the Obama rule, and that the courts weighed in on Trump’s Navigable Water Rule.”Regan pledged to begin a stakeholder engagement process, including agriculture and environmental groups, to find a way to move forward. Specifically, in a way, Regan says, “where we don’t overburden the small farmer, but we also balance the protection of our wetlands,” adding, “I think we can do it.” Previous articleAccess to Vietnam is a Key Area of Focus for U.S. Pork ProducersNext articleAgronomist Hopeful Farmers are Back in the Field by end of Week NAFB News Service
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