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SCDOT gives new completion date for I-85 Business
Business

SCDOT gives new completion date for I-85 Business

Upstate drivers who use a stretch of I-85 Business that has been closed and under construction for more than a year will have to wait a few more months for the road work to end.The South Carolina Department of Transportation said recently that work to replace three bridges on Business I-85 in Spartanburg County will not be finished by its original completion date in June. All three bridges were built between 1956 and 1957, officials said.MORE HEADLINES:Counterfeit money used at Upstate restaurant, deputies sayDarius Rucker to headline charity concert in UpstateMobile cheesecake business in Upstate is about to open a storefrontThe project, which began on July 12, 2021, is replacing the SC-85 bridge over Buffington Road/Norfolk Southern Railroad, SC-85 ove...
Pliant Therapeutics Announces Closing of Upsized Public Offering and Full Exercise of the Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares
Fitness

Pliant Therapeutics Announces Closing of Upsized Public Offering and Full Exercise of the Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pliant Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLRX), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of fibrosis, today announced the closing of its previously announced upsized underwritten public offering of 9,583,334 shares of its common stock, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase 1,250,000 additional shares, at a price to the public of $30.00 per share. The aggregate gross proceeds from the offering were approximately $287.5 million, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by Pliant. All shares of common stock were offered by Pliant. J.P. Morgan and Piper Sandler acted...
Balincan’s Tekumo to Expand Use of Water Conservation Technology in MDUs
Technology

Balincan’s Tekumo to Expand Use of Water Conservation Technology in MDUs

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Balincan USA Inc. (“Balincan” or the Company) announces that Tekumo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Balincan USA, is expanding the use of their water conservation, advanced smart metering, leak detection and monitoring technology in the multi-family residential industry.  As inflation remains a headline, the cost of water for property managers continues to rise sharply. Water use affects a property’s operating costs and environmental footprint. Implementing water-conservation solutions in commercial buildings can decrease direct costs by approximately 15-20 percent. “Advanced metering technology, smart edge devices, combined with 24/7 monitoring and alerts, can significantly reduce building water costs”, states Chris Nichols, Chief Strateg...
GE HealthCare and Windsor Regional Hospital Enter Long-Term Innovative Technology Agreement
Technology

GE HealthCare and Windsor Regional Hospital Enter Long-Term Innovative Technology Agreement

Windsor, ON, Jan. 23, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) and GE HealthCare (Nasdaq: GEHC) today announced a 15-year Managed Equipment Service (MES) agreement to deliver innovative technology solutions and services to the communities WRH serves to help enable better patient outcomes, improve efficiencies for clinicians and staff, and expected significant cost savings to the hospital for years to come. This collaboration between GE HealthCare and the WRH clinical engineering team will provide system predictability and service resilience to help WRH deliver the future of healthcare. Through this agreement, GE HealthCare will take responsibility for the ongoing acquisition, installation, maintenance, and staff training for the majority of the medical technology ut...
2023 Game Release Schedule
Entertainment

2023 Game Release Schedule

WACO, Texas (KWTX) -2023 is going to be a jam-packed year for video game releases. If you’re wondering what is coming out and when, we’ve compiled a convenient place to find out. We’ll update this list as often as we can, because we all know delays happen. I’ll also make sure to link in reviews throughout the year when we complete one for a game listed. Only games with official release dates will appear here so just because it’s slated for 2023 doesn’t mean it’ll be found on this page.Let me know what games you are excited for and what you hope gets announced soon.Square Enix(Square Enix)Toy Soldiers HD (Switch) – January 3We Are The Caretakers (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC) – January 6Children of Silentown (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – January...
Parents welcome new year babies across Greater Toronto
Global News

Parents welcome new year babies across Greater Toronto

As 2023 dawned, hospitals across the Greater Toronto Area welcomed the first babies to be born in the new year. In Mississauga’s Credit Valley Hospital, the city’s first baby — a little girl — was born just 38 seconds after the bells rang midnight.“Congratulations to the family on a happy, healthy start to a new year!” Trillium Health Partners, which runs hospitals in the city, tweeted. Read more: Mother rings in new year with the birth of her son — the first 2022 baby in Kingston Read More Mother rings in new year with the birth of her son — the first 2022 baby in Kingston At North York General Hospital in Toronto, baby Sanjith was born seconds later at 12:01, th...
‘Monster Hunter Rise’ Will Be Coming To PlayStation, Xbox And PC Next Year
Entertainment

‘Monster Hunter Rise’ Will Be Coming To PlayStation, Xbox And PC Next Year

'Monster Hunter Rise' will no longer be a Switch exclusive.Capcom The previously Switch exclusive Monster Hunter Rise will be coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles in January, along with a PC version. With the Sunbreak expansion will also be released on these new platforms in the Spring. Specifically, Monster Hunter Rise will be released on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on January 20, with the PC version released slightly earlier on January 12. Furthermore, Microsoft has secured Monster Hunter Rise as part of its Game Pass service, which will no doubt have a massive impact on the uptake of the service and bolster the already large international Monster Hunter fanbase. Considering that Monster Hunter Rise started out on the Switch, these new versions w...