TITAN Group is an international cement and building materials producer aspiring to serve the needs of society, while contributing to sustainable growth with responsibility and integrity. The Group has presence in more than 15 countries. With an annual capacity of 27 million metric tons of cement and cementitious materials, it employs about 5,500 people worldwide; the Group’s business activities include the production and distribution of cement, aggregates, fly ash and other building materials. TITAN creates value through the transformation of raw materials into building products, their distribution to customers and the provision of related services, serving the societal need for safe, durable and affordable housing and infrastructure. By participating in global collaborations and international organizations TITAN aims to address global sustainability challenges, under the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. TITAN is a participant of the UN Global Compact and a core member of CSR Europe the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Global Cement and Concrete Association.
The Group’s parent company is TITAN Cement International, a Belgian company listed on Euronext Brussels, Euronext Paris and Athens Exchange. TITAN Cement International became TITAN Group’s parent company following the successful completion of a Voluntary Share Exchange Offer submitted to the shareholders of TITAN Cement Company S. A. the Group’s former parent company, based in Greece. The statutory seat of TCI is in Brussels. In 2019, the Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority obliged Titan Cement to submit a mandatory tender offer in order to purchase the remaining shares in Alexandria Portland Cement; this request comes following Titan's acquisition of Alexandria Development Ltd. Official website
Zania Linton, is an English-born model, a model for Carivog and holds the title Miss Carivog Model International 2013. In September 2013 she participated in Miss Trinidad & Tobago UK. Zania Linton was born on 10 March 1995 at St Thomas' Hospital in Westminster, where according to her mother, Big Ben chimed moments after she was born, she attended Eardley Primary School until the age of 11 and spent her secondary years at Graveney School. This resulted in her achieving her 5 A-C GCSE target and was off to college, she is at university studying Creative Media Production. Zania most stresses to her loved ones that she is a shy person but once you get to know her she can become the craziest you will get to know, making her a bubbly, supportive friend. Zania participated in Miss Trinidad UK around September 2013, won by Karimah Farrel, however Zania received the Miss Carivog Model International title and is resuming her modelling career as she states she is young and, just the beginning; the fact that she is a attractive person in most peoples eyes makes her a hot future prospect in the modelling business.
After a year of preparation and wait, Zania took part in the international pageant, Miss Globe in Albania. She participated in numerous activities with the other models including sightseeing and travelling around mountains in Albania, taking part in a television advert and meeting numerous mayors from around the world. During the show, which took place on 8 November, Zania took part in the whole show from beginning to the end, wearing over 4 outfits including her'National Costume'. Zania made the top 10 and was the first name to be read out on the show finishing 3rd runner up. Canada won the competition, with Zania taking place with the top 4 models. There were over 40 contestants from 40 different countries. "Karimah Farrell crowned Miss Trinidad & Tobago UK 2013 | The Voice Online". Voice-online.co.uk. Retrieved 12 July 2014. Richard Shepherd, Smashing Magazine. "Carivóg International". Carivog.com. Retrieved 12 July 2014. Http://www.themissglobe.com/2014/participants.php http://www.globalbeauties.com/blog/2014/11/canada-wins-miss-globe-2014/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYp5n0Tn7Ls
Urich is a city in Henry County, United States. The population was 505 at the 2010 census. Urich was platted in 1871; the city was named for a figure in the Siege of Strasbourg. A post office called Urich has been in operation since 1872. Urich is located at 38°27′40″N 94°0′1″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.40 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2010, there were 505 people, 216 households, 132 families living in the city; the population density was 1,262.5 inhabitants per square mile. There were 254 housing units at an average density of 635.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 1.2% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.2% from other races, 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population. There were 216 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, 38.9% were non-families.
34.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.05. The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 499 people, 219 households, 139 families living in the city; the population density was 1,215.2 people per square mile. There were 242 housing units at an average density of 589.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 97.80% White, 0.20% African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.80% of the population. There were 219 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.5% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.91. In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.0 males. The median income for a household in the city was $30,197, the median income for a family was $37,727. Males had a median income of $26,607 versus $18,125 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,250. About 14.3% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over
"Forever Charmed" is the last episode of the American supernatural-drama television series Charmed, the 178th overall. It is the second part of the double-episode series finale of the show's eighth season; the episode was directed by James L. Conway, it was broadcast in the United States on May 21, 2006 on The WB. "Forever Charmed" involves time travel, nostalgic family visitations and a reprise of various important historical background situations, as well as a glimpse of the future to other progeny of The Charmed Ones. It was watched by 4.5 million American viewers, becoming the highest-rated episode of the season. After the cataclysmic battle between The Charmed Ones and the Jenkins sisters that demolished the manor and killed Phoebe and Christy in the previous episode "Kill Billie Vol. 2", Piper and Leo go to Phoebe's condo where the Book of Shadows was safeguarded because of the forces of evil that invaded the manor. While Piper and Leo look for some kind of solution to make her sisters alive again, Billie goes to Magic School where she confronts Dumain, revealing Christy is dead.
Dumain suggests. Piper and Leo arrive at her father Victor's apartment and Piper breaks the news of Phoebe and Paige's deaths. A horrified Victor tells them. Piper realizes that Coop's ring has the ability to travel back in time to see past loves, summons him so she can borrow the ring. Piper and Leo use the ring to travel back in time to change the events that lead to the deaths of Phoebe and Paige; when Piper focuses on going back in time to Phoebe and Leo instead end up in 1975, when Phoebe was conceived and her parents were still together. Without giving away too much information, Piper tells her parents that she and Leo are from the future and that they travelled back in time to save Phoebe and Paige from death, her mother Patty insists on helping them out and tells Piper to form a three-generation Power of Three with her and Grams. When Piper focuses on going back in time to Grams, they instead end up 50 years in the future, to the old aged Piper and Leo, where she is the Grams, they travel to 1982 when Grams was comforting a 10-year-old Piper.
Patty did not know she was dead at that time, after Grams faints upon seeing her, Piper is forced to tell her. Meanwhile, back at Magic School, Billie prepares to project herself into the past; when Dumain mentions she has to focus on the time of the existence of The Triad, she suspects something is up and realizes she has been manipulated. Dumain tells her to go back in time and ask Christy, so she will understand; when Grams wakes up, Patty tells her that her daughters grow up to become The Charmed Ones, wants to help. Meanwhile, Billie projects herself to the manor, during the time past Billie and Christy arrive to battle with The Charmed Ones; when she tries to warn the two about what will happen, past Billie sends her flying into a wall. When the battle begins, the three-generation Power of Three—Grams and Piper—arrive to recite a spell to remove The Hollow from the past Charmed Ones and past Billie and Christy, thus stopping the battle and changing the future. Present Billie and Piper merge into their past selves, Billie and Christy teleport out of the manor because they no longer have the magic boosting aid of The Hollow.
The Angel of Destiny arrives to take Leo back again. The future Wyatt and Chris appear in the manor; when Billie tells Christy that The Triad and Dumain have been working together to use them to take out The Charmed Ones, Christy remains undeterred by this revelation and is determined to carry out their destiny of killing The Charmed Ones, with or without Billie. She realizes that Christy has become a killer, returns to the manor to side with The Charmed Ones and ask for their forgiveness. Meanwhile, future Chris and Wyatt explain that Wyatt lost his powers in the middle of a demon fight, Billie reveals that Dumain convinced her and Christy to steal baby Wyatt's powers to summon The Hollow to kill The Charmed Ones; when Coop arrives at the manor, Wyatt accidentally calls him Uncle Coop, letting it slip that he and Phoebe are together in the future. While the sisters and Grams go to Phoebe's condo to work on vanquishing potions and the boys visit present Victor's apartment and is shocked to find out that they are divorced.
Christy tells Dumain that Billie has abandoned them, but believes there is a way to revive The Triad without her. When Paige's husband Henry arrives at the condo, Grams finds out that he is a mortal and is not pleased; when Coop confesses his love to Phoebe, she does not handle it well, believing that it is a forbidden love. She gives him his ring and returns to her sisters. Dumain shimmers in and grabs Coop and the ring; when Phoebe's calls for Coop fail, future Wyatt and Chris reveal that Coop was sent by The Elders to make up for all the events they put her through as a Charmed One, that it is not a forbidden love. They explain that in the future all she has to do is think about Coop to summon him, he appears in great pain and reveals that Dumain took his ring so he and Christy can travel back in time. While she realizes it's too late to stop them, Billie has the ability to time travel too; when present Dumain and Christy arrive in the past, they warn The Triad to convince past Christy and Billie to invoke The Hollow before The Charmed
The spotted lanternfly is a planthopper, indigenous to parts of China, India and eastern Asia. Although it has two pairs of wings, it jumps more, its host plants include grapes, stone fruits, Malus species, though its preferred host is Ailanthus altissima. In its native habitat it is kept in check by natural pathogens, it has since been considered a pest. In September 2014, it was first recorded in the United States, as of 2018 it is an invasive species in eastern Pennsylvania, southwestern New Jersey, northern Delaware, northern Virginia, eastern Maryland; the spotted lanternfly is native to parts of China, India and eastern Asia. It is a half-inch-wide planthopper belonging to the family Fulgoridae, it was first described by Adam White in 1845 as Aphaena delicatula with habitat outside of Nankin, China. Adult lanternflies have a black head and gray-brown forewings adorned with the eponymous black spots; when resting, the crimson hindwings are visible through the semi-translucent forewings, giving the lanternfly a red cast.
Neatly spaced black rectangular markings color the tips of the forewings in a pattern sometimes likened to brick and mortar. In flight, the spotted lanternfly displays red hind wings with black spots on the proximal third, a white wedge in the middle of the wing, a solid black wing tip; the abdomen is yellowish with black and white bands on the bottom. The lanternfly is a strong jumper and uses its wings to assist these jumps rather than making sustained flights. In traditional Chinese medicine, the spotted lanternfly is believed to be poisonous, is used topically for relief from swelling. A. altissima is a tree, native to China and invasive to many other areas worldwide. This tree is the preferred host at all documented locations the lanternfly and A. altissima co-occur. However, the spotted lanternfly has a wide host range of over 70 plant species, including grape vines, fruit trees, ornamental trees, woody trees, including apples and several Rosaceae with stone fruits; this range can include many agricultural crops and common forest plants, as the nymphs have been known to associate with other plants beyond Ailanthus altissima.
The lanternfly has been recorded causing serious damage on at least 12 ornamental plants such as Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Phellodendron amurense, Toona sinensis. In the USA high populations are seen infesting common forest trees, such as birch. L. delicatula feeds on woody and non-woody plants, piercing the phloem tissue of foliage and young stems with specialized mouthparts, sucking the sap. The sugary waste fluid they produce coats leaves and stems, this can encourage mold growth. Beginning in late April to early May, nymphs hatch from their egg cases. A nymph passes through several immature stages, called instars, all of which are wingless. In the first instar it is black with white spots. Instars have red patches in addition to the white spots; the final nymphal instar has red wing pads and a red upper body, before molting to the adult form, with a black head and grayish wings with black spots. Nymphs crawl to search for plants to feed on. Young nymphs appear to have a wider host range early on.
Though lanternflies have been recorded feeding on several herbaceous plants, this is most due to early instar nymphs climbing or falling onto these plants because late instar nymphs and adult lanternflies have no reliable association with herbaceous plants. As early as July, adults can be seen, they mate and lay eggs from late September through the onset of winter. In their native Indomalayan habitat they will lay their eggs preferably on tree of heaven, which has toxic metabolites, is an introduced invasive tree in North America; this host choice is thought to have evolved as a mechanism of protection from natural enemies. It is unclear whether the lanternfly can complete its life cycle on any host other than A. altissima, there are further experiments planned in the US. There are many hypotheses as to why L. delicatula may have preferences for feeding on certain plants. Two examples of possible factors being investigated are the contribution of the overall sugar composition in the plant and the presence of toxic chemicals.
The lanternfly will lay eggs upon any smooth-trunked tree, stone, or vertical smooth surface, including man-made items like vehicles, yard furniture, farm equipment or other items stored outside. The egg masses contain 30–50 eggs covered in a yellowish brown waxy deposit referred to as an egg case; the lanternfly's life expectancy is one year. Some researchers believe that a severe cold interval is required for the eggs to develop past a certain point, however this has not yet been confirmed. Testing has been done to determine; the minimum temperature that will kill eggs was estimated by South Korean researchers to be between −12.7 and −3.4°C on the basis of mean daily temperatures during their winter of 2009/2010. This estimate contrasts with eggs having survived the much colder winter 2013/14 temperatures in Pennsylvania, United States. Another study done in South Korea suggested that -25°C is about the temperature in which no eggs are hatched, while 15°C still had limited hatching, depending upon how long