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Nov 24, 2014, 15:44 ET

NOCSAE Voids Certification of Two Lacrosse Helmet Models

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment has voided the manufacturers' NOCSAE® certification for the Warrior...

Nov 24, 2014, 09:50 ET

30 CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professionals Named in Financial Times "FT 100 US Women Financial Advisers 2014"

 Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is proud to announce that 30 CFP® professionals were named in Financial Times' "FT...

Nov 19, 2014, 23:12 ET

Silver Standard Files NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Marigold Mine

VANCOUVER, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") announces today that it...

Nov 19, 2014, 12:32 ET
On World Toilet Day (November 19), American Standard Brands issues a Global Sanitation Report featuring the latest information on the lack of safe sanitation facilities plaguing nearly 40 percent of the world population.

American Standard Issues 2014 Global Sanitation Report on World Toilet Day

 In recognition of the 13th annual World Toilet Day on November 19, American Standard has released a Global Sanitation Report offering the...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:15 ET

ANSI and IOAS Issue First Accreditation under Joint Assessment Process for Food and Agricultural Product Certification Bodies

 Expanding the global reach of effective third-party accreditation for certifiers of agricultural and food products, the American National...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:05 ET
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the establishment of the ANSI Network for Smart and Sustainable Cities (ANSSC).

New Sponsorship Opportunities Announced for ANSI Network on Smart and Sustainable Cities

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce new sponsorship opportunities for the ANSI Network on Smart and...

Nov 18, 2014, 13:42 ET

Standard Metals Processing, Inc. in Compliance After Tonopah Property Inspection

Standard Metals Processing, Inc. (OTCQB:SMPR) (the "Company") and Tonopah Custom Processing, Inc. ("TCP") (a subsidiary of Tonopah Milling and...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

Five New Members Elected to CFP Board's Board of Directors

 Five new board members have been elected to serve four-year terms on the Board of Directors for Certified Financial Planner Board of...

Nov 18, 2014, 09:00 ET

Former U.S. Green Building Council Leader Brings Adoption Expertise to SASB

 The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™, a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides sustainability accounting...

Nov 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

Global Biological Standards Institute Convenes Life Science Leaders to Address the Transformative Role of Cell Authentication in Cancer Research Reproducibility

The Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) yesterday hosted its inaugural BioPolicy Summit (, convening life...

Nov 13, 2014, 17:51 ET
Standard Pacific Homes unveils new home designs in the centrally located destination of Vacaville. Homeowners will benefit from all-new home designs meant for the way people live today and a highly-desirable location with close proximity to the Bay Area and Sacramento.

New Vacaville Homes Now Selling at The Reserve at Browns Valley

Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality announces the debut of The Reserve at Browns Valley in Vacaville, CA....

Nov 13, 2014, 16:10 ET
Standard Pacific Homes announces the opening of Camden Place in Hayward, CA. The new community is situated in the 'heart of the Bay' and offers a unique blend of two-story townhome-style residences and detached cottage-style homes. Camden Place offers nine luxurious home designs that incorporate spacious layouts and intricate design details. The public is invited to experience the unique floor plans by touring three stunning new model homes.

New Community Brings Bay Area Home Shoppers A Unique Blend Of Townhome And Single Family Home Designs

 Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, announces the opening of Camden Place in Hayward, CA. Featuring...

Nov 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

SASB Launches Interactive Digital Platform

 The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™, a 501c3 non-profit organization that develops sustainability accounting...

Nov 11, 2014, 12:22 ET
Loaded with features delivering a powerfully clean flush that makes routine maintenance easy, the WaterSense-certified Optum VorMax from American Standard combines beauty and superior performance that is also water efficient.

Revolutionary American Standard Optum VorMax Toilet Delivers the Cleanest Flush Ever Engineered

 Eliminate those dreaded skid marks, splatter, and clingy dirt for good. The Optum VorMax toilet by American Standard features a new flushing...

Nov 07, 2014, 09:30 ET

Standard Textile Launches Two New Products to Hotels

At this year's International Hotel/Motel and Restaurant Show, Standard Textile (booth #2803), the international leader in the design, development,...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:00 ET

SASB Announces $1 Million Cash Contribution And Pro Bono Sustainability Services from PwC

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), a non-profit organization playing a leadership role in helping create industry-specific...

Nov 05, 2014, 16:32 ET

Silver Standard Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

VANCOUVER, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") reports consolidated...

Nov 05, 2014, 11:18 ET

Reporting Phase II results of the SALVEO study on mental health in the workplace

Link between employee wellness management practices and disability claim cost reduction MONTREAL, Nov. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Increasing job...

Nov 04, 2014, 08:35 ET

Water Standard Launches Compact Membrane Deaeration Technology for the Oil & Gas Industry

Water Standard ( is pleased to announce the launch of its compact Membrane Deaeration (MDA) product line for use in...

Nov 03, 2014, 16:06 ET

Standard Pacific Corp. Announces Pricing of $300 Million Senior Notes Due 2024

 Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) today announced the pricing of its previously announced public offering of $300 million aggregate principal...