PREMIUMActivists call for transparent investigation into environmental lawyer’s death amid alleged discrepancies

first_imgFacebook LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here No significant progress has been made in an investigation into the death of environmental lawyer Golfrid Siregar in Medan, North Sumatra four months after he was found severely injured, activists have said, while urging the police to be more transparent in the case amid discrepancies.A coalition of activists grouped under #JusticeForGolfrid lambasted the North Sumatra Police for the investigation into Golfrid’s death that had gone stagnant. Police previously said his death was the result of a traffic accident. Golfrid was legal coordinator for the North Sumatra chapter of the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi).Even though the North Sumatra Police had named three suspects in connection to Golfrid death for allegedly stealing his belongings, the police have not been transparent in their investigation, and the deceased’s relatives, including his … Log in with your social account Topics : Walhi murder-attempt mysterious-death lawyer activist environment Batang-Toru-hydropower-project Forgot Password ? Linkedin Googlelast_img read more

MHI Vestas to Open Lindø Factory Doors to Danish Delegation

first_imgMHI Vestas will host the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt and Mayor of Kerteminde Hans Luunbjerg at the company’s nacelle factory in Lindø today, 7 November, for a factory tour and discussion of the country’s offshore wind market.According to MHI Vestas, the visit comes after the company hired 284 new employees at industrial facilities across Denmark since March 2017, including Lindø, a blade manufacturing facility in Nakskov, and new power converter module assembly site in Esbjerg.Jens Tommerup, the company’s CEO, said: “We are very proud to host the Danish Prime Minister and other distinguished guests today at our factory. The highly skilled men and women who are employed at our production facilities throughout regional Denmark are a big part of Denmark’s success in offshore wind – an industry that is becoming increasingly global.”MHI Vestas’ job growth in Denmark this year came as a result of a high demand for its 9.5MW V164 platform, the company said.The V164 wind turbine was launched in June 2017, and is the most powerful serially-produced wind turbine in the world.MHI Vestas and Clemson University in South Carolina recently announced that the turbine will have all testing and verification of its gearbox and main bearings carried out at the university’s 15MW test bench. This deal marks the company’s first major investment in the United States.The V164-9.5 MW wind turbine is the turbine most likely to be used for the first round of major offshore wind projects in the United States, MHI Vestas said.last_img read more

Seven race flat card in Tipperary this evening

first_imgThe seven-race flat card gets underway at 4.35.There’s also a meeting in Bellewstown, which starts at 4.15.last_img

Dorrell hires former Bruin

first_imgDye commits: The Bruins received their first non-binding commitment of the 2008 class from Anthony Dye of Corona Santiago High. One of the most intriguing things about Dye is the choice he made a year ago. He was a left wing with the Los Angeles Hockey Club, and was given the chance to prep at Minnesota hockey power Shattuck-St. Mary’s. “That was obviously a big decision, and I’m happy with the one I made,” Dye said. “I love the sport of football.” Dye, a 5-foot-11, 180-pounder, had 89 tackles last season, including 18 against Corona Centennial High. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Two years ago, Eric Scott was coordinating Crenshaw High’s offense. Now he will be teaching UCLA’s receivers and trying to make a name for himself as a top-notch recruiter. In an expected move Tuesday, Bruins coach Karl Dorrell hired Scott – who played at UCLA – to coach receivers. center_img “Eric is an up-and-coming talent in this profession,” Dorrell said. “He has a great sense of evaluating talent and developing skill players to reach their potential.” The 32-year-old Scott graduated from UCLA in 1997. last_img read more