National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the half year.For more information about National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON.ng) 2014 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileNational Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON) manufactures and markets a range of edible salt for industrial use and iodine-fortified kitchen salt for domestic use in Nigeria. By-products from the salt refining process include fine (butter) salt used to make biscuits and confectionary products; and granulated kitchen salt and industrial salt. The company has factories located in Oregun, Apapa and Port Harcourt and installed capacity of 400 000 tonnes per annum for 25-50 kilogram bags of salt and 100 000 tonnes per annum for salt sachets. Salt products for domestic use are marketed under the brand name Annapurna and Dangote. Annapurna is a brand name owned by West Africa Popular Foods (WAPF) as a joint venture between the former NASCON and Unilever Nigeria Plc. The company was established in 1973 and formerly known as National Salt Company of Nigeria Plc. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. National Salt Company Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
The Bee Equity Partners Ltd (FIDE.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about The Bee Equity Partners Ltd (FIDE.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the The Bee Equity Partners Ltd (FIDE.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: The Bee Equity Partners Ltd (FIDE.mu) 2020 abridged results.Company ProfileThe Bee Equity Partners Limited (formerly Forward Investment and Development Enterprises Limited) operates as a private equity firm that is involved in small to medium enterprise investments. The company also offers financial solutions for entrepreneurs in Mauritius. The company’s segments include stone crushing, block making and investment activities. The Bee Equity Partners Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
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Maxine 8 COMMENTS TAGSOpinionrestaurantsTasting Apopka Previous articleBlack Friday marketing tricks and four ways to stop yourself from falling for themNext article5 Best Deals to Shop This Weekend Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Madge Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate I Wsh that there was more places in Apopka for shopping and dining but it seems to me that this city is only interested in developing the east side to town. When you drive from 429 connection rd down towards Main Street, it’s endless buy here pay here car lots, abandoned warehouse buildings, hotels that need serious renovations, homeless people and vacant land. There is no plans for Sunrail or a College in Apopka. This city does not need another fast food restaurant or dollar store, we want places like Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, Target, Five Guys, Whole Foods, Starbucks. November 29, 2019 at 12:10 pm LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply I have lived in Apopka on and off since 1995 and now after retiring from a federal position in DC I’m back. The city does need a center similar to Winter Park. What I miss most about DC are the sole proprietorship restaurants each with their own specialty. Also entertainment for mature adults jazz and RB clubs good food and networking. I may be retired but I’m not dead and I’m not a theme park junkie. So let’s grow Apopka! Please enter your comment! OpinionBy Tasting ApopkaEditor’s Note – Tasting Apopka is a local Facebook page dedicated to critiquing and promoting Apopka restaurants. In this op/ed, they challenge the notion that Apopka’s restaurant choices are limited because of the lack of a consistent weekday lunch crowd. We thank Tasting Apopka for allowing The Apopka Voice to publish its recent post. So I had an opportunity to be part of a discussion in regards to growing a community the right way and Apopka was brought up. It was stated that the reason behind the slow progression in restaurants seeking out Apopka is due to no market for a lunch crowd. Meaning because the majority of working-class Apopkans work outside of Apopka and therefore there is no lunch crowd to sustain a business. I hear that I get that and I even understand that, but there are several examples that buck that trend.And since we are talking lunch crowds.1. Chili’s East & West Apopka2. Something Fishy3. Chuck Wagon4. Porkies5. Bubbalou’s6. Fancy Q Sushi7. Tijuana Flats East & West8. Victorio’s9. The Catfish Place10. Gators11. Beef O’Brady’s12. Froggers13. Cafe PositanoThe above 13 restaurants are just to name a few of eateries that have been in Apopka a long while or recent but have negated the notion of a lunch crowd is needed to succeed. Not to mention IHOP, Denny’s, Fuddruckers, Pizza 1905 and the Southern Deli.So I visited a town very similar to Apopka in many ways and yet they are flourishing. See the comparisonApopka is 34 square miles. This town is 11.Both towns are near a major metropolitan city with Apopka being closer to Orlando than this other town by at least 20 minutes.• Both towns were former farm communities.• Both towns have had an influx of new housing developments (some say too many) with no road infrastructure to support the growth.• Both towns have had a new toll road built with exits to and from this town.• Apopka currently has two soon to be three major hotel brands, the other town had one but a second just opened recently.• Both towns have overcrowded schools.• The median income for Apopka is 60k. This other town’s median income is 87k.• The population for Apopka is about 50k. The population for the other town is 21K (the population gap kind of averages out the median income)• Both towns have a historic downtown area with small shops but not like Mount Dora.• Both towns have way too many dollar stores.• The other town doesn’t have as many fast-food restaurants as Apopka.• Both towns struggled during the recession.• Both towns are without a town center.The other town, instead of creating a town center, decided to go with an area HUB. They decided to fix up their downtown area to renovate the dated look but keep its historical look. Once the city committed to their renovation plans and announced it, the movie theater opened, then Kohl’s, several retail stores, Cha ic-Fil-A, new supermarket, a new hotel, more restaurants and other businesses opened up too.So their HUB is more like Winter Garden Village. From 12 to 3 in the afternoon this town in my opinion is dead. Yes you have your older crowds, your stay at home parents, work from home crowds and those just passing through that stop in for a bite to eat.BUT AFTER 5PM The residents return home, they go to the movies, they shop and they go out to eat. So what they lack for lunch they make up for in dinner and of course the weekends. So the notion of the no lunch crowd deterrent or rather lack of a lunch crowd myth, in my opinion, doesn’t hold water. (My cousin Vinny)I believe I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. If you build it they will come.I drove through downtown Ocoee yesterday and I was amazed at what they’ve done and how they renovated the streets, sidewalks, landscape fixed up there city hall and other areas and it really looks NICE from the last time i drove through, I noticed a small brewery has opened up, a new bbq spot and from my understanding there is more to come.I believe Ocoee is on the right track, this other town (let’s call it Akpopa the doppelganger of Apopka) is also on the right track but invested in there town and the businesses showed up to plant a seed and invested into that same town. The people are happy they don’t have to drive out of town to spend money and they spend it locally. To me it just makes sense. I just see this same formula working elsewhere in like-manner cities like Apopka.Why not Apopka?But until the city puts out the commitment to change, announce the renovations and innovation plans that Apopka is open for business no one will ever know about it and we are doomed to repeat and allow people to think we have no vision and all we want is fast food.Leave Zaxby’s alone. The city needs to hold a press conference about the new plans for Apopka, artist renderings, social media, and PUT THE WORD OUT that we are moving forward.The reason I say this is near the hospital they were supposed to open a big box store or plaza by Marden Apartments. The owner is now saying the market isn’t looking good for this area and he’s not sure what he’s going to do with it now. I remember when Marden Apartments was announced before the hospital was built and the hope was that businesses will build around it.I personally feel if they still build it it would be successful especially right off 414 and not to mention in and out. Please enter your name here Yes this is exactly how I feel lets get going Apopka.Adult jazz and R&B clubs would really make a difference with restaurants. Clothing stores closer than up 436 like on west side.Marden road I feel would be an awesome location. November 30, 2019 at 4:53 pm January 14, 2020 at 9:33 pm November 29, 2019 at 4:24 pm Reply Reply December 1, 2019 at 9:58 am Diana Saundra Santana Jaime Reply And we want to keep the nurseries; makes Apopka special! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear Reply Reply Reply Reply Nate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Perhaps another factor would be, there are still many plant nurseries/greenhouses in Apopka and some only get 30 minutes for lunch and that makes it impossible to go anywhere for lunch. Constance D Harrison December 21, 2019 at 5:22 pm As someone who is in their 30’s with disposable income whom drives all over Central Florida as part of their job, Apopka is dated. It’s lack of community spaces and decrepit “historical” buildings do nothing to make residents want to longer in town. I would rather spend my time in Downtown Winter Garden or even Eatonville if I want to enjoy strolling amongst local businesses. I do have to say that Fancy Q Sushi is one of the few establishments I thoroughly recommend to anyone looking to dine in Apopka. Joe We are a young family in Apopka and we often find ourselves driving to Lake Mary, Orlando, and Winter Garden for healthier food options. We love places like Fresh Kitchen and FirstWatch and Specialty Pizza (which uses slightly healthier ingredients). There is so much potential in Apopka and we love it here and hope to stay here for a long time so it really would be nice to see to stop having to drive to Lake Mary or Winter Garden. We are so excited for Lucky’s Market and love Tacos Don Pepe. I think we need to bring more independent restaurants, shops and coffee places to the areas near the West Orange trail. It also couldn’t hurt to advocate for better magnet programs for our Public Schools like the IB programs which have helped schools like Seminole High School and Winter Park High School. December 1, 2019 at 6:14 am Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Reply My wife and I just moved to Apopka in one of the newly developed areas and coming from college Park we’re really disappointed with the lack of restaurants and activities in close vicinity. We’re a young couple and have disposable income that we would love to spend in our home town but constantly find ourselves traveling to Winter garden or into Orlando for the objectively better options. PLEASE grow an area like downtown Winter garden, we would love it! December 1, 2019 at 7:37 am
2017 Save this picture!© James Morris+ 16 Share Acoustic Consultant: United Kingdom Caring Wood / James Macdonald Wright and Niall MaxwellSave this projectSaveCaring Wood / James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell Projects Architects: James Macdonald Wright, Niall Maxwell Year Completion year of this architecture project Main Contractor: “COPY” Houses CopyHouses•Kent, United Kingdom Planning Consultant: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/874409/caring-wood-macdonald-wright-architects Clipboard Groundworks and structure: Photographs: James Morris, Heiko Prigge Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Conker Conservation Ecological Building Consultant: Services Engineer: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/874409/caring-wood-macdonald-wright-architects Clipboard Manufacturers: INTERNORM, Illbruck, Gallaghers, KLH, Keymer Hague Construction Photographs DHA Planning Caring Wood / James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell “COPY” Project Management And Design Advisor:Macdonald Wright ArchitectsExecutive Architects:Rural Office for ArchitectureGroundworks Project Manager:Alex McLennanArchitects In Charge:James Wright, Niall MaxwellLandscape And Ecology Consultant:SpacehubLandscaping Contractor:Landform ConsultantsCity:KentCountry:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© James MorrisRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsText description provided by the architects. Caring Wood is an extensive country home for three generations of the same family, incorporating formal, communal and private spaces. Set in 84 acres in Kent, its brief was twofold: to embody the spirit of the English country house and estate in a design that would embrace its context and landscape; and to provide a sustainable home for life, both in the sense of carbon neutrality and in terms of a flexible design that can accommodate an entire family and evolve with them, potential being extended for future generations.Save this picture!© James MorrisHaving worked together previously, James Macdonald Wright (of Macdonald Wright Architects) decided to collaborate with Niall Maxwell (of Rural Office for Architecture) to realise the design of Caring Wood. This project is the joint authorship of both architects.Save this picture!Section A-AThe project programme had three clear stages: groundworks, including access roads, quarrying for stone on site and construction of a lake; the main contract, incorporating the house and the estate manager’s cottage; and the landscaping. The project was subject to a rigorous planning process to achieve consent under PPS7*.Save this picture!© James MorrisGeometry and settingMacdonald Wright was first tasked with finding a location within an hour’s drive of London. Substantial research resulted in the selection of a site that had been partially used for polytunnel agriculture and already had consent for a house. Up until 100 years ago, Caring Wood had been ancient woodland and so a key aim of the project became to return the land to its original wooded state. This has involved the planting of over 25,000 mixed native trees; the establishment of twenty acres of wildflower meadow; and creating an orchard of 500 cherry trees.Save this picture!© James MorrisThe client wanted the form of the house to reflect the notion of the family’s interdependence and independence through a ‘four in one’ and ‘four and one’ geometrical conceit. In response, the architects developed four equal, pronounced forms in pinwheel formation, rotating around an inner courtyard. Working with the Frank Lloyd Wright principle that “No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it…”, the architects ‘pushed’ the house over the site’s hill and rotated it to give an ever changing series of views and vantage points.Save this picture!First Floor PlanThe fact that the house emerges from the hill also affects the way that it is seen on approach. In historic country house style, a sense of anticipation is created by providing a glimpse of the house and then restricting it. The final approach over the brow of the hill from the west and to the threshold allows the house to take control. It limits views and expresses its entrance.Save this picture!© Heiko PriggeForm and materialsMacdonald Wright researched and integrated the legacy of the English country house and the specifics of the Kentish vernacular to develop the site layout, palette and materials at Caring Wood, whilst Maxwell manipulated the geometry of the built form to evolve the striking configuration of clustered oast roofs around the hidden inner courtyard. The roofing is made up of 150,000 handmade peg tiles from Sussex on a CLT structure with wood fibre insulation. Other materials were sourced locally, including ragstone from Maidstone, coppiced chestnut cladding from Lewes and terracotta floor tiles from Ashford.Save this picture!© Heiko PriggeThe roofs find expression from the inside of the house as well, giving magnitude to the ceilings of even modest-sized bedrooms and creating natural opportunities for light wells, the largest of which illuminates a monumental staircase descending from Caring Wood’s grand mezzanine area to the lower ground living quarters.Save this picture!Section B-BInteriorsGiven the client’s twin passions of music and art, the brief for the interior included provision of a space that could accommodate a grand piano and seating for over 50 guests to enjoy private recitals and view sculpture and paintings. Thus one finds contrasting areas for entertaining on a grand scale in the mezzanine and more intimate family rooms, all pervaded with a sense of calm, enhanced by the free-flowing circulation, pared back aesthetic and continual views over the gentle contours and varied planting of the external landscape.Save this picture!© Heiko PriggeThe internal courtyard has been designed as a contemplative ‘skyspace’. A counterpoint to the views over the surrounding land, this is a hidden spot, completely shut off from the house and landscape. The emphasis is on carefully crafted materials and harmonious colours – pale wood panelling, warm terracotta paving and the deep green of a central pond – and an uninterrupted view of the sky overhead.Save this picture!© Heiko PriggeEstate buildingsIn addition to the main house, the architects have created an oast-roofed, ragstone-walled estate manager’s cottage which dialogues with the main house, set apart from it by mixed planting either side of a Ride. To the south of this is a green oak-framed, black-timbered barn, alongside a turfed photovoltaic bank, nestled into the contours of the site so as to reduce its impact on neighbouring properties.Save this picture!© James MorrisProject gallerySee allShow less8 Extraordinary Examples of Abandoned ArchitectureArticlesBlack Concrete: How Attilio Panzeri Creates Contrast with a Specialized RecipeArchitecture News Share Cardy Construction Neill Woodger Acoustics and Theatre Design Year: Structural Engineer: Price & Myers ArchDaily Synergy Consulting Engineers CopyAbout this officeNiall MaxwellOfficeFollowJames Macdonald WrightOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKentUnited KingdomPublished on June 26, 2017Cite: “Caring Wood / James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell” 26 Jun 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
SJ XVIII House / Minimal Studio City:AlcúdiaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Art SanchezRecommended ProductsCarpetsCaneplex DesignHandmade Bamboo MatsMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedWoodEGGERLaminatesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. During the rehabilitation of this house located in the heart of an ancient Roman city, Pollentia, its been sought to liberate it from coatings and superfluous elements that hide its true beauty.Save this picture!© Art SanchezSave this picture!Save this picture!© Art SanchezExposing the natural stone enclosures, its wounds caused by the passage of time and its logical imperfections derived from a construction process of its era. The existing recovered elements have been mimicked with materials and elements of new execution, presenting a special detail to the texture and finish, integrating them into the home, merging one era with another, as if they had always coexisted with each other.Save this picture!© Art SanchezSave this picture!© Art SanchezEach scar in the house tells a past story, which, far from wanting to be hidden, has sought to adapt the project and connect the past with the present in the aesthetics and functionality of the house.Save this picture!© Art SanchezProject gallerySee allShow lessBP Tower / Cadaval & Solà-MoralesSelected ProjectsUpper Wimpole Street Apartment / Jonathan Tuckey DesignSelected Projects Share Photographs Save this picture!© Art Sanchez+ 19Curated by Clara Ott Share CopyAbout this officeMinimal StudioOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationAlcúdiaOn FacebookSpainPublished on October 08, 2020Cite: “SJ XVIII House / Minimal Studio” [Vivienda SJ – XVIII / Minimal Studio] 08 Oct 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Related Articles About Author: David Wharton Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Print This Post Home / Daily Dose / Experian: Credit Outlook Bright for 2018 Consumer credit reporting agency Experian has released its eighth annual State of Credit report, showing a positive state of affairs that includes average credit scores trending upward and inching closer to pre-Recession totals.Experian’s data reveals that the national average credit score has ticked upwards by two points in the past year, rising from 673 to 675. Furthermore, that new total puts it only four points shy of the pre-Recession 2007 average of 679. Experian’s report also shows that consumer confidence is actually higher than in 2007—it’s up 16 percent compared to the same time in that year. Consumer confidence is also up 25 percent year over year.Experian also found that the average mortgage debt in 2017 was $201,811.Michele Raneri, VP of Analytics and New Business Development at Experian, said, “The trend line that we are seeing is quite promising. With employment and consumer confidence on the rise, we’ve made great progress as a country since the recession. The economy is expected to expand at a healthy pace this year supported by access to affordable consumer credit and we believe that credit will continue to rebound. All of the factors point towards a good year for credit in 2018.”Experian also rated cities around the country as part of its annual State of Credit report. Which city led the pack with the highest average credit score in 2017? It was Minneapolis, Minnesota, boasting an average credit score of 709, which was two points higher than its 2016 average score of 707. Minnesota must be doing something right, because two other Minnesota cities top the list right behind Minneapolis: Rochester and Mankato, both with an average credit score of 708.Rounding out Experian’s top 10 are Wausau, Wisconsin (average credit score 706); Green Bay, Wisconsin (705); Duluth, Minnesota (704); Sioux Falls, South Dakota (704); San Francisco, California (703); La Crosse, Wisconsin (703); and Madison, Wisconsin (703).Southern states dominate the other end of the average credit spectrum, with Texas occupying four of the 10 cities with the lowest average credit ratings for 2017. The bottom 10 cities include Greenwood, Mississippi (624); Albany, Georgia (626); Harlingen, Texas (631); Laredo, Texas (635); Riverside, California (636); Corpus Christi, Texas (638); Odessa, Texas (640); Monroe, Louisiana (640); Montgomery, Alabama (640); and Shreveport, Louisiana (640).Experian also analyzed credit differences along generational divides. Here’s what they found:Generation Z (born 1996 and later) is building credit through different methods than the generations before them, with heavier student loan debts and fewer credit cards and department store cards. And they are keeping debts low and managing them well.Generation Y/Millennials (born 1977–1995) have seen their scores climb four points over the past year. They’ve also decreased their overall average debt by nearly eight percent, but have added six percent in mortgage debt.Generation X (born 1965–1976) has a credit score of 658, the highest mortgage debt of all generations, and a high instance of late payments compared to the national average. Their scores have improved, so they are managing their debts better than in the past.Baby Boomers (born 1946–1964) continue to carry quite a bit of mortgage debt, and have the lowest late payment instances of all the generations.The Silent Generation (born 1945 and before) has quite a bit of mortgage debt, but are keeping other debts low and making payments on time. At 729, they have the best credit score of all generations and the fewest late payments of any generation.You can peruse Experian’s full State of Credit report for 2017 by clicking here. Previous: Freddie Mac Marks Single-Family Rental Milestone Next: TD Bank Appoints Rick Bechtel and Scott Lindner in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, Market Studies, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Experian: Credit Outlook Bright for 2018 Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribe Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share Save credit ratings Experian Mortgage Debt State of Credit report 2018-01-12 David Wharton Tagged with: credit ratings Experian Mortgage Debt State of Credit report January 12, 2018 2,087 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago
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Columbus Police(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Newly released body cam footage from the Columbus Police Department shows the tense moment an officer realized he had pulled his weapon on a couple of kids with a realistic-looking BB gun.Officer Peter Casuccio received a call that there were “two young male blacks” that had “just flashed a gun” while he was driving on Saturday. When he arrived at the scene, one of the boys “freaked out and started pulling the gun out of his waistband,” according to Casuccio, before dropping the gun quickly on the sidewalk.“This is getting kids killed all over the country,” Cascuccio said to the boys.The two boys, who turned out to be 11 and 13 years old, sounded shaken up after understanding the gravity of the situation and apologized to the officer.“You should be sorry and you should be scared,” Casuccio said.The 11-year-old boy then turned to his friend, “I didn’t want him to shoot.”“I know you didn’t want me to shoot,” Casuccio responded. “Do you think I want to shoot an 11-year-old? Do you think I want to shoot a 13-year-old?”Afterwards, Casuccio drove to the 11-year-old boy’s home and explained what had happened to his mother.“Regardless of what people say about the dudes wearing this uniform,” Casuccio said. “We care, we legitimately care, and the last thing I want to do is shoot an 11-year-old because your life hasn’t even gotten started yet.”Casuccio urged the boy to think about the idea before he went to bed.“I could’ve killed you,” Casuccio said. “You could be gone. Everything you wanted to do in this life could be over.”In the last few years, officers in Ohio have fatally shot young, black men saying they mistook toy or BB guns for real weapons. In 2014, 11-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed at a Cleveland park after touching a fake gun at his waist. In 2016, a Columbus police officer killed 13-year-old Tyre King after the boy pulled a BB gun from his waistband.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.