How does one rescue 300 stranded workers from North Sea oil platforms in a snowstorm? William Amelio, chief executive officer of Canada-based CHC Helicopter knows -- and earlier this year he used the answer to talk about leadership in front of 30 ... Bloomberg, 2 days ago
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Japan's snowstorms in February ranked as the most-costly global catastrophe for the first half of 2014, with insured losses of more than US$2.5 billion and overall losses of about US$5 billion, according to Munich Re's recent catastrophe report. ...Individual.com, 2 weeks ago First-half disaster losses fall below average InsuranceNews.com.au, 3 weeks ago
A shipwreck , an August snowstorm, a tornado outbreak and vast tracks of timber destroyed top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on August 8. ...Examiner.com, 1 week ago
The sats we use to predict the paths of snowstorms and hurricanes are nearing the end of their lives, and a replacement won't be fully operational until 2018. Which is a problem. The savior of the U.S. weather program, the JPSS-1, being built in ...Popular Mechanics, 1 week ago
A brutal snowstorm didn't deter seventh-grader John Joseph OHara from his altar boy duties in the late 1950s. Although school was closed because of blizzard-like conditions, John and nine of his peers were needed at his home parish of Our Lady of ...Catholic New York Online, 2 weeks ago
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