Pasadena-based Parsons Awarded Ukraine Nuclear Security Program

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeauty First Heatwave Expected Next Week Parsons has been awarded a competitively bid task order under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract II (CTRIC II) for the Ukraine Nuclear Security and Readiness Program. Under the program, Parsons will work with the Government of Ukraine to enhance security at its nuclear facilities and improve its readiness to respond to nuclear incidents.Parsons will serve as program manager, working with organizations within the Government of Ukraine and U.S. stakeholders to ensure that program requirements are met. Services include equipment assessments and procurement, facility upgrades to create emergency operations centers, and nuclear security training and exercises.“Parsons is pleased to be selected by DTRA to aid the Ukraine Government in securing its nuclear operations and improving its incident preparedness,” stated Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons Group President. “This award builds on our portfolio of projects supporting the Global Nuclear Security group. We look forward to our continued collaboration with DTRA to make the world a safer place.”Parsons has successfully executed projects under the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program over the past 18 years, including projects in Russia, Armenia, Libya, and most recently in Jordan and Syria.Parsons, celebrating more than 70 years of growth in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on defense/security, industrial, and infrastructure. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com. Community News Business News Pasadena-based Parsons Awarded Ukraine Nuclear Security Program From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 11:00 amcenter_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribe Business News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Darrel Done BusinessVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Pleased with peas

first_imgLinkedin NewsPleased with peasBy admin – February 13, 2009 535 Print Facebook WhatsApp Advertisement Previous articleUnited IrelandNext articleThe expert view admin Email Pleased with peasMOST of you will have the plans for this your Valentines weekend completely sorted and will be in the throws of it come Saturday evening, (cooking that is). So moving on, here’s some great ideas for the humble pea. Granted, you may not all like at once but do give them a try as the ease of preparation is only beaten by the taste the final dish gives.Chilled Pea VichyssoiseWHAT YOU NEED400g frozen petit pois1 leek roughly sliced, washed to remove all grit2 spring onions2tbsp butter1 litre good vegetable stock280ml double cream75ml crème fraicheSea salt and freshly ground black pepper Optional garnish: 4 slices prosciutto roughly chopped Chopped chivesWHAT TO DOMelt the butter in a saucepan. Add spring onion and leek, cover and cook for 4 minutes. Add petit pois and stock. Bring to the boil and simmer uncovered for approximately 5 minutes. Add the cream and pour the soup into a blender and process until smooth. Adjust seasoning. Chill for 2-3 hours.To serve: ladle soup into bowls and garnish with a good dollop of crème fraiche.Optional: scatter over the chopped prosciutto ham and garnish with chopped chives.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Twitter Seafood and pea Paella WHAT YO NEED300g frozen garden peas1 tbsp olive oil½ fennel, sliced thinly1 leek, chopped2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped1 courgette, diced600g mixed fish (e.g.: squid, haddock, monkfish, hake) 10 king prawns24 mussels4 large tomatoes, skinned and chopped300g brown rice½ tbsp paprikaA few strands of saffron soaked in 50ml warm water1 tbsp flat leaf parsley750 ml vegetable stockSea salt and freshly ground black pepperWHAT TO DOHeat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the garlic, fennel and leek and fry gently for 1 minute. Sprinkle in the paprika add the tomatoes and stir well. Add the rice, saffron liquid, stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 25 mins until the rice is nearly cooked then add the fish and diced courgette stirring into the rice and cooking for three minutes then add the peas, mussels. Add the Tiger prawns, half of the parsley and a little more stock if necessary. Bubble gently until the liquid has been absorbed and all the fish is cooked. Serve with wedges of lemon and black pepper and garnish with the remaining parsley.Pea Ice CreamAT first I wasn’t too sure about this until I tried it but the surprise that I got when I tasted the surprisingly sweet peas was worth offering it to you to try.Good quality vanilla ice-cream, drizzled with mint flavour honey (or honey with fresh mint chopped through it), and topped with blanched peas refreshed in cold water.last_img read more

Appeal for assistance in Galway murder case

first_imgPrint Previous articleFour injured in crash on Condell RoadNext articleA year on, not a penny paid to flood victims admin Twitter NewsLocal NewsAppeal for assistance in Galway murder caseBy admin – July 27, 2009 784 WhatsApp Emailcenter_img Advertisement Linkedin Crimestoppers, the national freephone crime fighting service, is appealing for information as to the whereabouts of Alexander Nadwodny in connection with the murder of Kieran Cunningham at Williamsgate St in Galway on June 3 last. Kieran Cunningham (20) was stabbed to death shortly after 2am on Wednesday June 3 shortly after he left a nearby nightclub. Mr. Nadwodny, 27 years of age, and a Polish National, is being sought by Gardai in connection with this crime. Mr. Nadwodny’s current whereabouts are unknown.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Gardai will be handing out information leaflets in English, Polish and Lithuanian on Shop St and Williamsgate St from 12pm-3pm this afternoon and from 11pm-2am tonight. Superintendent Tom Curley said that: “We are appealing to anyone who may know of Mr Nadwodny’s current whereabouts to contact Crimestoppers. He may have travelled to another part of the country so if you believe you have seen him please let us know”.“If you have any information please call Crimestoppers free on 1800 25 00 25 Your call will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence, you don’t need to leave your name or your address. You may receive a cash reward for information which significantly helps our enquiries.” Facebooklast_img read more

Councillors question lack of major concerts at Letterkenny Leisure Centre

first_imgNewsx Adverts Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Councillors question lack of major concerts at Letterkenny Leisure Centre Google+ Pinterest Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Previous articleWork to start on long awaited wastewater plantNext articleDonegal bound buses targetted by Strabane stone throwers News Highland There are calls for more local input in to the management of the Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny after claims it is underperforming in terms of attracting major events and concerts.At this months Letterkenny Town Council meeting it was claimed that not enough major events are being hosted at the multi million euro development with one councillor pointing the finger at the centre’s Dublin based management.Councillor Jimmy Kavanagh raised the issue – he says the council should be getting more of a return for its significant investment:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/kav830.mp3[/podcast] Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH center_img WhatsApp Google+ Facebook By News Highland – July 13, 2010 Twitter Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more