Chesterton’s future in balance

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Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Bags New HDD Contract

first_imgKim Heng Offshore & Marine’s wholly owned subsidiary Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield (KHMO) has secured another Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) contract awarded by a repeat customer.The contract was awarded following the completion of its first Marine Civil Engineering contract announced on April 11, 2019. The new contract is expected to begin in September 2019.“We are delighted to secure the project works to support our venture into renewable energy services for shallow water subsea cable laying and wind farm projects in Asia. The award of the contract is testament to the group’s growing capability and competency in the HDD space,” Kim Heng Offshore & Marine said.“Leveraging on our expertise in the oil and gas sector, we will continue to capitalise on every suitable market opportunity to secure more works and intend to develop our competitive advantage and track record not only in the HDD space, but also in the renewable energy sector,” the company added.last_img read more

IMCA Wild West Modified Shootout set for June 21-29

first_imgTeams from Oregon, Washington, California, North Dakota, British Columbia, and beyond are expected to make the journey. The Speedweek extravaganza ventures to some of the best racing facili­ties in California and Oregon. By Ben Deatherage All features are qualifying events for the 2019 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot and pay a minimum of $100 to start. YREKA, Calif. – The ninth annual IMCA Wild West Modified Shootout is ready to get started with eight $1,000 to win features on the series schedule. The party gets started on Friday, June 21 at Siskiyou Motor Speedway in Yreka, Calif., for the only date in the Golden State.  Saturday, June 22 will have the tour make the short jump over the border to Southern Oregon Speedway in White City. Making a detour off Interstate 5, the tour makes the curvy serpentine journey west on Highway 42 to the Oregon Coast’s Coos Bay Speed­way on Sunday, June 23.center_img The tour will spend Monday and Tuesday, June 24 and 25 at Cottage Grove Speedway before embarking on their farthest venue north, at Bank’s Sunset Speedway Park on Wednesday, June 26.  The lone day of rest is reserved for Thursday, June 27 when FinishLine Graphics hosts the Driver Ap­preciation Party at Willamette Speedway with great food and fun games. The week will be closed out at Willamette Speedway, in Lebanon, on Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, where the 2019 champion will be crowned. John Campos is the defending Shootout champion despite not winning a race during the 2018 tour. Collen Winebarger and Jesse Williamson were the only multi-feature victors capturing two checkered flags each. Bricen James, Grey Ferrando, Nick Trenchard and Ethan Dotson all man­aged to pay victory lane one visit in 2019.last_img read more

Keane backed to be Ireland hit

first_img And Yorke, who played alongside Keane at Old Trafford and was later signed by the Irishman for Sunderland, is confident the no-nonsense former midfielder will prove a major success in the new role. Yorke said of the former Ireland engine room general: “I saw him as a manager at Sunderland, he did fantastically well getting promotion up to the Premier League. “Knowing the character for a number of years, I feel Roy Keane would be a far greater manager at international level. “I think it’s too much (as a club boss) because of the type of person he is, having to constantly relate to players, dealing with players on a daily basis, report to the board, watch reserve games, give young players contracts and deal with a whole lot of issues – I don’t feel Roy Keane is that type of person. “I feel at international level he has great presence, he has the respect from the players – all the attributes you need to be a manager at international level. “Also, you only get the players for two or three weeks, then you say, ‘There you go lads, I don’t need to see you for two or three months’.” Although Keane will be going in as O’Neill’s deputy, Yorke claims he has the ability to play a leading role on the world stage. “I do believe that he would be a far greater manager than he has been given credit for,” Yorke said. Keane is poised to become assistant to his fellow former Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill with Ireland. His appointment will end Keane’s near three-year exile from management and coaching, having been sacked by Ipswich in January 2011. Press Association The 42-year-old, who was speaking as an ambassador for his native Trinidad and Tobago at the World Travel Market in London, had nothing but praise for Keane, who has more recently joined Yorke in taking on media work. Yorke won the 1999 Champions League at Manchester United, playing in the final that Keane missed due to suspension. “There’s two sides – when you play and when you become a manager,” Yorke said. “In my years with him at Manchester United, as a player, he was sensational. Arguably one of the best I’ve come across – his leadership, his winning mentality, what he demands from the players on the football pitch, the aura he presents on the football pitch – there is nobody better in the game when it comes to that.” Dwight Yorke is convinced his former Manchester United team-mate Roy Keane can achieve far more on his return to international football than he managed in club management.last_img read more

Arjuna awardee Satwiksairaj Rankireddy tests COVID positive

first_imgNEW DELHI: Set to be conferred the Arjuna award on Saturday, Indian badminton player Satwiksairaj Rankireddy has tested positive for COVID-19 and been in home quarantine for nearly a week. The 20-year-old men’s doubles player said he is yet to develop any symptoms of the infection. The national awards will be given away in a virtual ceremony on Saturday due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Agencies Also Watch: Tea Tribes Demand Holiday on ‘Karam Parab’, Stage Cultural Protestlast_img

Leonora facility approved by CFU

first_imgTHE football fraternity of Guyana will have the opportunity to see their Golden Jaguars in 3rd round action of the Scotiabank-sponsored Caribbean Football Union’s (CFU) Senior Men’s Championship.After an inspection of the Leonora Stadium by CFU’s appointed official inspector, Barbadian Patrick Beckles, last Thursday night, in the presence of some top officials of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and Government, the venue was given the green light to host the fixture against Cup holders Jamaica on October 11.The much-anticipated clash with the Reggae Boyz was in jeopardy after it was made known that the Guyana National Stadium was unavailable to host the game.The GFF, in a determined effort not to surrender home advantage like they did in the second round versus Curacao, wrote the CFU seeking approval for the Leonora facility which led to the inspector’s affirmative response.Guyana begin their third round campaign away to neighbour and nemesis Suriname on October 8. (Ras Wadada)last_img read more

Former New Orleans Saints Dempsey dies of COVID-19

first_img(Reuters) – Former New Orleans Saints kicker, Tom Dempsey, has died at the age of 73 after contracting COVID-19, the NFL team said on Sunday.Dempsey, who was born without toes on his right foot, joined the Saints out of college in 1969 and in November 1970, set a record for the longest field goal with a game-winning 63-yard kick against the Detroit Lions.His record was equalled three times before being broken in December, 2013 when Denver Broncos kicker, Matt Prater, converted a 64-yard effort against the Tennessee Titans.“The New Orleans Saints family is deeply saddened and heartbroken at this most difficult time,” Saints owner Gayle Benson said in a statement.“Tom’s life spoke directly to the power of the human spirit and exemplified his resolute determination to not allow setbacks to impede following his dreams and aspirations.”The custom-made shoe that Dempsey wore to kick with is on display in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.He also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers and Buffalo Bills before retiring in 1979.Dempsey was diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, on March 25.last_img read more

Former Syracuse wide receiver Steve Ishmael signs with Indianapolis Colts

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Former Syracuse wide receiver Steve Ishmael signed as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, as reported by NFL Network. He joins his SU teammate, Zaire Franklin, who was drafted in the seventh round of the NFL Draft by the Colts. Overall the two former Orange, along with Ervin Philips and Jamar McGloster, have been acquired by NFL teams on Saturday.Ishmael is Syracuse’s all-time leader in receiving yardage and finished second in program history in catches behind Philips. Ishmael broke the Syracuse career receiving yards record in his final game, breaking the mark previously held by Marvin Harrison. Now, Ishmael has signed with the same team that drafted Harrison in the first round in 1996.In 2017, Ishmael and Philips set an ACC record with the most combined receptions by a pair of teammates. Ishmael contributed 105 receptions to that record, going with Philips’ 89. The Associated Press named Ishmael a third-team All-American after the season.Prior to signing Ishmael after the NFL Draft concluded, the Colts had picked two wideouts in the draft itself: Daurice Fountain from Northern Iowa and Deon Cain from Clemson. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Published on April 28, 2018 at 10:32 pm Contact Billy: wmheyen@syr.edu | @Wheyen3last_img read more

Golf: Italians want to host Ryder Cup

first_imgThe Italian Golf Federation is bidding to hold the 2022 Ryder Cup.It’s earmarked the Marco Simone club near Rome.Austria, Denmark, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Turkey are also thought likely to be in the running when the winning bid is announced next year.last_img

O’Shea not fazed by League defeat

first_imgTipperary lost out to a better team on the day was manager Eamon O’Shea’s simple summation of yesterdays defeat to Waterford in the National Hurling League semi-final.1-19 to 2-15 the final score at Nowlan Park in favour of the Deise.At half-time Tipp led 2-8 to 0-11 after goals from Bonnar Maher and John “Bubbles” O’Dwyer. O’Dwyer suffered a suspected broken bone in his finger in the first half and went off injured in the second and was replaced by Shane Bourke.Paraic Mahony snatched a late winner for Waterford from a freeO’Shea say’s Tipp weren’t fazed by Waterford’s defensive system saying most teams play defensively against Tipp.He says the team will now regroup and take a break for a few weeks.Cork beat Dublin in yesterday’s other semi-final, coming from 12 points down at one stage to win by a single point – 1-27 to 2-23.last_img read more