DN Tyre & Rubber Plc (DUNLOP.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2006 annual report.For more information about DN Tyre & Rubber Plc (DUNLOP.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the DN Tyre & Rubber Plc (DUNLOP.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: DN Tyre & Rubber Plc (DUNLOP.ng) 2006 annual report.Company ProfileDN Tyre & Rubber Plc manufactures and sells a range of vehicle tyres in Nigeria which includes tyres for cars, minivans, sports utility vehicles, trucks and busses. Pamol (Nigeria) Limited is a subsidiary of DN Tyre & Rubber Plc and supplies natural rubber for the manufacturing process through five rubber estate operations. The latter encompasses 15 738 hectares in Ikot Okpora and Nko/Agoi Ibani Rubber Estates which were acquired from the Government of Cross River State through the privatisation process of government-owned plantations. Formerly known as Dunlop Nigeria Plc, the company changed its name to DN Tyre & Rubber plc in 2009. Its company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. DN Tyre & Rubber Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
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Year: Projects Ingenieurbüro Marzahn & Rentzsch ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/777713/aufbau-haus-84-barkow-leibinger Clipboard Aufbau Haus 84 / Barkow Leibinger Aufbau Haus 84 / Barkow LeibingerSave this projectSaveAufbau Haus 84 / Barkow Leibinger Save this picture!© Stefan Müller+ 18 Share Germany Team Competition:Martina Bauer, Michael Bölling, Clemens Gerritzen, Pearl Tae Kang, Elizaveta Mosina, Dylan Marx Wood, Jens WeßelProject Architect:Andreas LangTeam Construction:Sebastian Awick, Marian Beschoner, Clemens Gerritzen, Pearl Tae Kang, Elizaveta Mosina, Konrad Scholz, Model: Jens WeßelExecution Planning:G+S ARCHITEKTENClimate/ Energy Design:Ingenieurbüro SICKFire Protection:hhpberlinAcoustical Engineer:Ingenieurbüro Dr. Jödicke & PartnerCost Consultant:Manfred Schasler ArchitekturbüroLighting Design:Günter RiesArchitects In Charge:Frank Barkow, Regine LeibingerCity:BerlinCountry:GermanyMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Stefan MüllerRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApavisaBetonWoodAccoyaAccoya® CanalsConsole tablesBoConceptLos Angeles Lounge Table 6270Text description provided by the architects. Aufbau Haus 84, Berlin.An open, flexible, reinforced concrete skeleton and simple, robust materials – with this typical loft-character, the second construction phase of the Aufbau Haus offers a fitting framework for creative industry tenants with their varying usage requirements and individual configuration needs.Save this picture!© Ina Reinecke/ Barkow LeibingerConcept | Typology.The Aufbau Haus 84 closes a gap in the city block at the southwest side of Moritzplatz in Berlin Kreuzberg. The project arose out of a 2012 competition and complements the neighboring building that established a creative center combining cultural offerings like exhibitions, theater and club events with numerous retail entities and service suppliers in support of the creative sector. Aufbau Haus 84 & 85 is named after the Aufbau Verlag, whose headquarters are on site.Save this picture!© Stefan MüllerThe new building mediates between the historical Elsnerhaus, dating back to 1914, and the first building section, Aufbau Haus 85: the former is characterized by the strong relief of its façade executed in shell limestone; the latter by its exposed concrete façade and large-scale openings (architects: Clarke und Kuhn, 2011).Save this picture!SectionIn its own architectural language, Aufbau Haus 84 connects the old and the new within the tradition of converting unused industrial and commercial buildings into loft spaces; the nearby Pelikan-Haus on Ritterstrasse by Kurt Berndt, or the buildings at Oranienplatz and Engelbecken designed by Max and Bruno Taut are emblematic examples found in the complex’s immediate Kreuzberg surroundings. Further important design references were the timelessly modern industrial buildings by Albert Kahn, including his Detroit building for the Packard Motor Car Company.Save this picture!© Stefan MüllerUrban planning | Interior organization.Regarding urban planning, the five- to seven-story building closes the chamfered border of the square and the perspective alongside Oranienstrasse. The new building represents the historical, sub-divided plot layout of the pre-existing city structure: It is divided into three segments, each with different floor heights.Save this picture!© Stefan MüllerThe most prominent, corner building section angled towards Moritzplatz boasts generous ceiling heights and a spacious entrance area; an intermediate building abuts split-level to this corner structure, situated alongside Oranienstrasse and with reduced, functional floor heights; a narrow passage building to Elsnerhaus approaches the visual language of the extant building’s façade structure.Save this picture!© Stefan MüllerReceding back from both sides of the building, a penthouse rises above the building sections on Oranienstrasse, meeting the height of Elsnerhaus. Several cuts into the volume — the funnel-shaped central entrance; an open, large-scale, second floor loggia overlooking Moritzplatz; and an arcade passage to Elsnerhaus — create direct pathways and sightlines to the inner courtyard, connecting it to the city space.Save this picture!© Ina Reinecke/ Barkow LeibingerGastronomy, an exhibition space and a gallery occupy the ground floor. The remainder of the building consists of modular, flexibly linkable units rented to different artistic and creative industry entities like the „design akademie berlin“, film companies, agencies, architecture offices, and design and music studios.Save this picture!© Stefan MüllerConstruction | Façade | Material.The appearance of the new building is characterized by its gridded concrete structure, visually reinforced on the façade via lightly colored, mounted precast concrete elements. In leaping between different floor heights, a variegated grid pattern is created.Save this picture!© Stefan MüllerOn the upper floors, the resulting fields are filled with solid dark-grey granite panels. Height variances among the natural stone slabs, as well as the directional shifts within their diagonal grain, emphasize the intersections of the construction, while the variably proportioned recesses within the concrete grid mediate the transitions between the neighboring buildings.Save this picture!© Ina Reinecke/ Barkow LeibingerThe façade on the courtyard side is based on the same design principle, but maintains a different appearance via loggias and greenery through integrated planting troughs: over the course of time, the strict concrete structure will be overgrown by climbing plants. The offset penthouse differs from the concrete construction: wooden cassettes span an open, column-free interior flanked by terraces, providing sweeping views over the city’s rooftops.Save this picture!© Stefan MüllerProject gallerySee allShow lessAD Interviews: BIG’s Jakob Lange / Chicago Architecture BiennialInterviewsgmp Designs New Headquarters for CNPEC in Shenzhen, ChinaUnbuilt ProjectProject locationAddress:Prinzenstraße 84, 10969 Berlin, GermanyLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Project Management: Landscape Architect: ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/777713/aufbau-haus-84-barkow-leibinger Clipboard Electrical Engineering: Year: 2015 Ed. Züblin AG Hausverwaltung Baubetreuung S. Wundermann “COPY” Capatti Staubach Photographs CopyMixed Use Architecture, Gallery, Penthouse•Berlin, Germany Mixed Use Architecture photographs: Stefan Müller, Ina Reinecke/ Barkow LeibingerPhotographs: Stefan Müller, Ina Reinecke/ Barkow Leibinger Architects: Barkow Leibinger Area Area of this architecture project Structural Engineer: 2015 Area: 8335 m² Area: 8335 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeBarkow LeibingerOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsMixed Use ArchitectureCultural ArchitectureMuseums & ExhibitGalleryResidential ArchitectureHousingPenthouseBerlinGermanyPublished on November 27, 2015Cite: “Aufbau Haus 84 / Barkow Leibinger” 27 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
ArchDaily Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyHouses•Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico Penélope House / Alexandro Velázquez Moreno Manufacturers: Comex, Construlita, HelvexSave this picture!© Onnis LuqueRecommended ProductsWoodEGGERLaminatesWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82Text description provided by the architects. This project abandons ‘formal’ concepts. It searches for a haptic world, where the corporeal/spatial connection is revalued, thus granting all hierarchy to perception. The project focuses on the interaction of experiences where materialization tries to integrate itself into all spatial references, into memory and imagination, stimulating the construction of another form of dwelling. Ideas that obey an operative principle and a design strategy that gives distinct meanings, bringing psychological dimensions into play and opening the possibility of connecting with the power of intuitive association between all parts of the project. The similarities between cause and effect are recalled by the sensorial multiplicity that all architecture should be obliged to provide; instruments that relate time and space.Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueThe house is energised by separating the functions into isolated volumes, operating in a correlation of parts that are linked by the freedom given to the circulations, these being confined and grouped in a central element whose hermeticism compels one’s sight to escape towards the horizon through a great hole that divides the core. Save this picture!Plan -4.65Save this picture!Plan -1.50Save this picture!Plan 0.0Save this picture!Plan +0.95The vegetation aggravates the senses since it consciously traverses and penetrates the house, opening out on the slope on the central part of the land. A ‘detoxification’ is made, with a barrier of trees that blocks the inside from everything on the street. The empty spaces create horizontal and vertical extensions that challenge the scale and proportion according to what is really important: the human body. Taking on responsibility of new ecological issues, we have incorporated bioclimatic strategies into the project that have permitted energy saving. Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueIn doing so, we have optimized solar energy and have thus avoided loss of heat, achieving a balance between heating and cooling, reaching high levels of comfort. Both positions and volumetric dimensions were involved in these analyses, evaluations and results and even the ranges for the openings of each bay were defined based on the maximum and minimum angles of the solar incidence corresponding to each season of the year. The movement of bodies obeys the calculation of hourly temperatures and levels of wellbeing, especially for winter. From here, the patios and upper terraces are created, displacements that also have another benefit of avoiding being invasive on the side and rear proximities, freeing up space between dividing walls.Save this picture!© Onnis LuqueProject gallerySee allShow lessEstonian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale Will Investigate the Concept of the “W…Architecture News360° Renders: An Introductory Guide for ArchitectsArchitecture News Share “COPY” Architects: Alexandro Velázquez Moreno Area Area of this architecture project Mexico 2016 Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/874141/penelope-house-alexandro-velazquez-moreno Clipboard CopyAbout this officeAlexandro Velázquez MorenoOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMexico CityMexicoPublished on September 02, 2017Cite: “Penélope House / Alexandro Velázquez Moreno” [Casa Penélope / Alexandro Velázquez Moreno] 02 Sep 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
24 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 30 November 2006 | News World Vision, the international relief and development charity, has announced that ex-Coronation Street star Nikki Sanderson will be this year’s official ambassador of its annual 24 Hour Famine, which takes place between 9 -11 February 2007.Now in its 21st year, the 24 Hour Famine is, according to World Vision, “the UK’s largest youth fundraising event” with more than 2 million people in the UK having raised over £20 million since the appeal was launched.Fundraising from this year’s campaign will benefit the Keembe community, one of the poorest areas in Zambia. Advertisement 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. World Vision announces ambassador of its 24 Hour famile AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Nikki Sanderson said: “We all have a duty to help others and I would encourage everyone across the UK to take part in the 24 Hour Famine, to raise these vital funds and also experience what so many have to go through every day of their lives.” Tagged with: Events Recruitment / people
Facebook Twitter By admin – January 30, 2018 Pinterest Local NewsEducation Twitter WhatsApp Falcon students working out details for space experiment Facebook Pinterest Falcon Early College High School sophomore Deidre Morales squeezes water into a container that will hold the bacteria as fellow students Francis Dapanas and Juan Mendoza help out. Falcon Early College High School students got some guidance from University of Texas of the Permian Basin Lab Director Joanna Hernandez as they continue work on the final stage of their experiment that is in NASA’s Flight Safety Review.The experiment will be conducted on the International Space Station. Falcon Early College High School AVID Coordinator Elizabeth Gray said the experiment looks at whether bacteria that degrades plastic will work the same way in microgravity as it does on Earth.“It’s been officially chosen,” Gray said as students worked in a lab at the university’s Science and Technology Building. “Now we’re in the steps where we have to finalize all the volumes of all components of the experiment and then we have to do some trial runs to make sure that our experiment is going to work up in the International Space Station.”Their work Monday morning was part of that process.“We have a deadline of tomorrow (Jan. 30) to figure out the maximum volumes of all the components because between now and the other deadline before launch we can decrease volumes, but we can’t increase anything,” Gray said.A group of 13 students from Falcon will head to Washington, D.C., sometime in June along with four chaperones.Their proposal, “The Efficacy of Ideonella Sakaiensis in a Microgravity Environment” will look at how the bacteria will decompose poly (ethylene terephthalate) in microgravity and compare it to Earth. Poly (ethylene terephthalate) or PET is used in fibers for clothing and containers for liquids and foods.The results will be forward to the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) committee.The SSEP team at Falcon includes: 10th graders Deidre Morales, Devin Arriaga, Fabian Carrasco, Francis Dapanas and Mason Driggers.Also, 11th grader Faith Eleby, Damien Galindo, 10th grade; Kobe Hernandez, 11th grade; Wendy Hernandez, 10th grade; Leodegario Lopez, ninth grade; Juan Mendoza, 10th grade; Yazlin Romero, 10th grade; Gracielle Velasco, 10th grade.Gray said the proposal was Morales’ idea.Morales said it was an amazing experience to see something that started off as an idea actually come to life.“I think it’s awesome because I guess we get to work with NASA,” Mendoza said. “That’s something that a lot of people don’t get to do. It’s so awesome we’re doing it as teenagers.” WhatsApp Previous articleAnderson to speak at UTPB libraryNext articleMan charged with methamphetamine delivery admin
Top Stories[Arnab Goswami’s Plea Against His Arrest In 2018 Abetment To Suicide Case] Live Updates From Bombay High Court LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK6 Nov 2020 2:40 AMShare This – xBombay High Court is hearing the habeas corpus petition filed by #ArnabGoswami against his arrest in the 2018 abetment to suicide case.The bench to consider his prayer for interim release today.Yesterday a division bench of Justices S S Shinde and M S Karnik had refused to grant interim relief observing that the bench needed to hear the State and the complainant Adnya Naik.Goswami was arrested…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginBombay High Court is hearing the habeas corpus petition filed by #ArnabGoswami against his arrest in the 2018 abetment to suicide case.The bench to consider his prayer for interim release today.Yesterday a division bench of Justices S S Shinde and M S Karnik had refused to grant interim relief observing that the bench needed to hear the State and the complainant Adnya Naik.Goswami was arrested by Raigad police from his Mumbai residence on November 4 morning following which the CJM of Alibag remanded him to 14-day judicial custody till November 18.Live Updates 6 Nov 2020 4:38 AMBombay HC division bench to hold a special sitting on Saturday(tomorrow) at 12 PM to hear the State and the complainant on the prayer for interim release of Arnab Goswami 6 Nov 2020 4:32 AMJustice Shinde suggests Ponda to move the bail application on administrative side for the CJ to allot it to the division bench.6 Nov 2020 4:32 AMJustice Shinde : We assure. We will hear all parties. We won’t do anything without hearing everyone. 6 Nov 2020 4:31 AMBench states in the order : “There is a consensus among all the parties for hearing the matter tomorrow at 12 noon”.6 Nov 2020 4:25 AMSalve : I have one request. If your lordships start at 12, there will be enough time. Because for me, it is 5 and a half hours difference (laughs). Justice Shinde : No problem. 12, then.6 Nov 2020 4:24 AMJustice Shinde : Anybody has any difficulty tomorrow. Today, practically it is not possible. We have to hear other side. We have to hear Mr. Vaidyanathan also.6 Nov 2020 4:23 AMJustice Shinde : Tomorrow there is no other business. We will start at 11 AM. 6 Nov 2020 4:22 AMJustice Shinde : What we propose to do is we will continue tomorrow. Today it is not possible to hear the other side.6 Nov 2020 4:21 AMThe power to grant stay is unquestionable in a deserving case – Ponda says referring to “Asian Resurfacing” decision.6 Nov 2020 4:19 AMPonda refers to ‘Asian Resurfacing’ decision again to say that HC has power to stay the investigation if it is mala fide, illegal and causing prejudice to the liberties of an individual.>Load MoreNext Story
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RossWigham looks at a programme that has given staff at government agency COI theconfidence to believe in the leadership qualities of their managersLeadership is the mantra of Emma Lochhead. As HR director at governmentagency COI, she has identified it as the key method for ensuring staff aredelivering an effective service. The COI, formerly the Central Office of Information, is the body broadlyresponsible for communicating government policy and services to the public. Itworks with Whitehall to produce lively information campaigns on subjects suchas flu vaccinations and the recent recruitment advertising ‘Could you?’ for thepolice. As such, it is essential staff communicate well to ensure they can getimportant messages across on issues such as health, safety and governmentinitiatives. Lochhead decided to place such a strong emphasis on training after a staffsurvey revealed the organisation’s 400 employees wanted more development. Itshowed employees were unhappy with career planning in the organisation, andfelt training was too general. “Training and development was a key area for me because overwhelmingly,that’s what staff said they wanted in the survey,” she says. “Peoplecan now request the training they want to do and when. We have also targeted itmuch more so employees are at the right level and not put with those too farahead or behind them.” As the training policy was overhauled, leadership emerged as a crucialfactor at every level throughout the organisation. If all staff were able tocommunicate, take ownership of ideas and lead them across several departments,the output of the COI would be more successful. Analysis of the research led to a major programme of investment in traininglinked into the needs of the business. So much importance was placed onleadership that a third of all staff have now completed a leadershipdevelopment programme. “We made a real commitment to the leadership course and it is unusualto put forward so many staff for this type of training. People have come backfrom this with a much broader business knowledge,” explains Lochhead. All new and newly promoted staff attend the course, and others arespecifically nominated by line managers. The residential, four-day course is largely scenario-based, concentrating onthe twin pillars of coaching and culture, while building confidence in the teamand individual. Lochhead says there have been multiple benefits for the business in terms ofability, competence, creativity and motivation. “It has helped with staffturnover and morale by making people feel wanted, and has also helped create anetwork of leaders within the organisation. The programme has established areal common goal for all staff, no matter what their grade, to show leadershipon business-wide issues such as client satisfaction,” she adds. At the end of the course, delegates meet the chief executive to present whatthey have learned and discuss ideas for taking the organisation forward.”It is an added bonus that it gives people access to senior managers topresent their ideas,” says Lochhead. Since the scheme was set up two years ago, employees have become moreconfident of the direction the body is going in, with 80 per cent of staff nowsaying they have faith in the leadership skills of managers. Lochhead believes the course has instilled confidence in people to take onissues and think about the bigger organisational picture, rather than justtheir individual role. Staff are also better able to take charge of their work and acceptresponsibility for the output of the organisation. “Essentially, it isabout showing the difference between managers and leaders – you don’t have tobe a manager to be a good leader,” she says. People who have been on the course have been raring to go when they getback. If we have a third of our staff in that frame of mind it is very excitingfor the business,” says Lochhead. The COI has also identified a further 25 programmes it wants to run based onfeedback from the staff survey and subsequent forums set up to discuss thefindings. Other training output is now more bespoke, with a greater focus onthe needs of the staff. In addition, the COI is now offering courses centrallyinstead of each department doing its own thing. The HR and training team also wants to foster a culture of coaching andmotivation, so it has launched a coaching programme which teaches staff to becomecoaches to others. The changes in training are crucial in attracting new staff in a highlycompetitive area, where market salaries are generally high. The COI has to compete with large advertising companies for staff (70 percent have come from the private sector) and with less budgetary freedom thanits competitors, any HR edge it can offer can be a crucial advantage. The changes to the organisation are still ongoing and Lochhead insists thenetwork of staff forums continue to look at the way forward and how trainingcan achieve further success. www.coi.gov.ukTraining achievements– A third of all staff have completed the leadership trainingcourse– All new staff attend the course– 80 per cent have confidence in the leadership skills of theorganisation– Bespoke training for individuals– 25 new programmes identified through staff survey Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Learning to leadOn 1 Jul 2003 in Personnel Today