Cougars enter day two of championships in third

Freshman Roman Robledo made an impact for UH in the fall. He finished tied for fourth at the Lonestar Invitational and shot the third-best average round for the Cougars in the fall (73.25).   |  Courtesy of UH Athletics

Senior All-American Roman Robledo led the Cougars through day one of the AAC Championships with an overall score of 142.  |  File Photo/The Cougar

The Houston men’s golf team had a solid day one showing at the American Athletic Conference Championships on Sunday as they finished the first round five-under-par with a team score of 283 and trailed the leading No. 18 USF Bulls by 16, with an overall score of 573.

A threat of inclement weather led to the tournament having 36 holes on Sunday as opposed to the originally scheduled 18. The increase in holes was no problem for the Cougars, however, as senior Roman Robledo shot two-under par with a score of 142 to tie for sixth after 36 holes.

Ten birdies and an eagle allowed Robledo to reach his top-10 spot, and just outside of the range were freshman Alan De Bondt and senior Kyle Pilgrim, who tied each other for 11th place with individual scores of 143.

Closing out the competition for the Cougars were the finishes of sophomore Matt Scobie and junior Vincent Martino in 25th and 33rd with scores of 149 and 151, respectively.

The AAC Championships continue and conclude on Monday as the Cougars are set to finish their 54-hole run and will learn their fate concerning the NCAA postseason during the selection show on May 4.

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Used Engines Now Shipping to San Jose, CA Through Nationwide Engine Retailer Website

In stock used engines for sale are now shipping to San Jose, CA through the local dealer network setup at the website at

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

Shipments of automobile engines to the West Coast have been in the planning stages at the since the start of 2015. Working with new suppliers has now created the ability to ship used engines to San Jose, CA and other local markets this year at

The arrangement of direct shipments inside of the metro area and throughout the rest of Santa Clara County should help improve sales figures at the Preowned Engines company. The concept of using more local freight companies and fulfillment partners has contributed to more company growth in the Western half of the U.S.

“Our supply of gasoline, diesel and hybrid auto engines that are in used condition can now be ordered by more San Jose or surrounding cities residents,” said one rep.

The shipments that can now be arranged include consumer orders for older vehicle motors. Because auto parts retail stores do not stock used inventory, the emergence of shippable motor inventory should fill a void found at the community level in some CA cities.

“Anyone can now make use of our digital inventory search tool in order to find an I4, V8 or diesel powered block to purchase,” said the rep.

The Preowned Engines company installed a way for purchasers of automobile motors to explore its real time inventory earlier this year. This search tool now includes applicable freight charges and delivery estimates to help people accurately estimate total used engine pricing online.


The company adjusts the inventory of used condition auto motors that people can buy on its website daily. Through a newly designed computer system, each and every unit now for sale is accurately described and priced based on mileage. The company has added new members to its team in 2015 that help to handle daily customer service requests nationally.

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Safway Group Becomes Alliance Partner to Support Safety Week, May 3- 9, 2015

Company-wide Stand-down for Safety Planned

WAUKESHA, Wis. (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

Safway became an alliance partner with The Construction Industry Safety Initiative and the Incident & Injury-Free Executive Forum, which together include over 40 national and global construction firms, to inspire everyone in the industry to be leaders in safety during Safety Week, May 3 to 9, 2015. Additionally, Safway will continue to partner with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, OSHA and The Center for Construction Research and Training on the second annual national initiative to prevent falls, the leading cause of work-related injury and deaths.

At every Safway Group jobsite across North America, safety personnel and managers will hold stand-downs during Safety Week 2015. “This is an opportunity for everyone who works for Safway to participate in discussions regarding fall prevention and safety initiatives,” said Paul Amedee, vice president of Environmental Health and Safety for Safway. “While Safway improved its Total Recordable Incident Rate by 22 percent in 2014, we never want to stop emphasizing safety as our No. 1 value. We are committed to continual improvement and setting even higher goals for ourselves in safety.”

The theme Safway developed for this year’s companywide stand-down was, I OWN SAFETY. “We wanted to emphasize the need for all of us to take personal responsibility for our own safety as well as the safety of our co-workers, customers and contractors,” explained Amedee.

In addition, Safway is planning to focus on the following critical areas during the Safety Week stand-down:

  • Fall Prevention — Safway requires every employee to be protected from fall hazards, which includes a 100-percent tie-off, safe work practice policy.
  • Stop Work Authority — When there is a situation where employees, equipment or the environment are at risk or in danger, every Safway employee has the authority to stop work immediately.
  • Safety Observation Program — An important part of Safway’s 2015 safety plan is an observation program, which includes coaching and mentoring, conducting better observations, and providing timely tracking and sharing of trends.

“Thanks to our Safety Climate Perception Survey, which was conducted in December 2014, we now have a better understanding of Safway’s safety culture, where we can improve and what we need to focus on,” added Amedee. “This will allow us to keep improving our safety performance.”

During the companywide stand-down, all Safway employees will receive hardhat stickers, water bottles and bandanas with the “I OWN SAFETY” logo.

About Safway Group    

With more than 95 locations in the U.S. and Canada and a growing system of distributors worldwide, Safway Group companies deliver efficient, high-performance multiservice solutions – THE SMART WAY™ – by collaborating, communicating and sharing resources. Offering experience and expertise in access, scaffolding, insulation, fireproofing, surface preparation and coatings, Safway Group companies include CL Coatings; Industrial Coatings & Fireproofing (ICF); Redi Solutions; Safway Atlantic; Safway Services; Safway Services Canada; S&E Bridge & Scaffold; and Swing Staging. With the largest engineering staff, an exclusive project management system, award-winning safety excellence and a full line of products and services, Safway Group companies design and implement innovative, quality solutions at the lowest installed cost for projects of any size and scope. Safway has been an industry leader since 1936. Safway Group companies serve the petrochemical, oil and gas, power, refining, marine, manufacturing, transportation and commercial construction industries worldwide. For more information about Safway Group’s services and capabilities, visit

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Quads to be demolished, replaced by 2020

UH has announced plans to demolish the Quadrangle in favor of providing new on-campus housing to encourage student success as part of UH’s Master Plan. Don Yackley, the executive director of Student Housing and Residential Life, said replacing the Quads will add more valuable options to the UH housing system. “Our goal is to support student [&hellip

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Custom Concessions USA Building New Cousins Maine Lobster Food Truck

Custom Concessions USA, a national leader in customized mobile kitchens, will be building the 10th truck in the Cousins Maine Lobster food truck fleet. Cousins Maine Lobster is a winner of the hit TV show “Shark Tank”.

Elkhart, IN (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

Custom Concessions, a national leader in customized mobile kitchens, will be building the 10th truck in the Cousins Maine Lobster food truck fleet. Cousins Maine Lobster is a winner of the hit TV show “Shark Tank”.

Custom Concessions, whose food truck customers include Domino’s Pizza, Wolfgang Puck, Johnny Rockets, Menchie’s, ESPN, the U.S. Army, White Castle, NASCAR and the Washington Redskins, has just completed a major expansion in Elkhart, Ind. Now more than 26,000 square feet, the facility is more than doubled in size. “Our decision to build a new comprehensive manufacturing plant was based on the explosive growth and demand for our food trucks and food trailers,” said Jim Sahene, CEO of Custom Concessions USA. “Our business has more than doubled over the past five years.”

Custom Concessions also has food trucks in production for Auntie Anne’s and Giant Eagle. Founded in 2001, the manufacturer has built hundreds of food trucks, barbecue smokers, ice cream trucks, tailgating trailers, concession trailers and more. Each is built from the ground up to ensure quality, and they are backed with nationwide warranty repair service and technical support. The company serves a wide variety of large-scale food service vendors, mobile restroom companies, as well as small business owners.

About Custom Concessions:

Custom Concessions has built custom food trucks for such brand names as Domino’s Pizza, Wolfgang Puck and Johnny Rockets and organizations such as the US Army, NASCAR and the Washington Redskins. Our years of experience in manufacturing custom mobile food trucks, along with our nationwide warranty repair service and technical support, attract large-scale food vendors and small business owners alike.

For more information visit or, e-mail sales(at)customconcessions(dot)com or call (800) 910-8533.

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HERNON Manufacturing Hires New Controller

Central Florida adhesive and dispensing equipment manufacturer continues to expand its business, hiring controller.

Sanford, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

HERNON Manufacturing, Inc., the innovator in adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment is pleased to announced the hiring of a new controller, Holly A. Monahan, effective April 20th.

Having spent a large part of her career in manufacturing as an accounting and operations professional, Monahan is the newest member of HERNON’s ever expanding team.

“Holly is a great addition to our growing company,” said Edgardo Rodriguez, Director of Sales and Marketing for HERNON Manufacturing, Inc. “Her accounting and operations background will provide us with the help we need to sustain steady growth and make sound business decisions for the company.”

With over 25 years of accounting and operations experience, Monahan is a seasoned, progressive accounting professional with a demonstrated ability to streamline business operations that drive growth and increase bottom line profits.

Monahan is highly involved in the local community. In addition to being a business advisor for the Seminole State College Economic Development Center, Monahan is also a Certified Supreme Court Mediator, providing an alternative to dispute resolution in business conflicts in lieu of formal litigation.

Originally from Long Island, New York, Monahan is a long-time resident of Lake Mary, Florida, starting her career at AUDIOVOX Cops in the 1980’s, earning her Bachelor’s degree at St. Joseph College.

When not working, Monahan enjoys spending time with her children and friends.

HERNON Manufacturing, Inc. has been committed to delivering world class adhesive, sealant, and impregnation solutions along with precision dispensing systems for nearly four decades. A long-time member of Central Florida’s industrial manufacturing community, HERNON offers strong brands and technologies, all made in the United States, for a diverse range of industries including: Energy/Power Generation, Medical, Electronics, Electrical, LED, Automotive, Appliances, Sporting Goods, Ammunition, Communications, Aerospace, Aviation, High Tech Audio, Defense, Fire Suppression, Transportation, and Marine.

In addition to custom and standard dispensing and curing equipment, HERNON Manufacturing produces and distributes an extensive line of sealants for military and commercial use. HERNON produces several dozen Mil-Spec qualified sealants and is an ISO-9001: 2008 registered company.

  • Manufacturer of Highest Impact Resistant Structural Adhesive Available (50 Jewels)
  • Awarded 2012 ThinkGlobal Exporter of the Year
  • Nominated one of Florida’s Top Companies to Watch in 2012
  • Received the 2012 William C. Schwartz Industry Innovation Award
  • Named 2013 State of Florida Small Business Exporter of the Year
  • Recognized by Orlando Business Journal as a Fast 50 Company
  • Winner of the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award

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TCI Oilfield Factoring Presents A/R Finance Services at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Join TCI at Booth C60 at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Burnsville, Minnesota (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

TCI Oilfield Factoring, a division of TCI Business Capital, announced today that the company will participate in the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. The conference is being held April 28-30 at Evraz Place, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

TCI Oilfield Factoring offers a full range of financial services to oil and gas professionals. These services include: Accounts receivable finance and management, collections, credit analysis, risk assessment and treasury services. TCI gives growing companies the opportunity to alleviate working capital stress, while benefiting from TCI’s complementary, award-winning customer service and back-office support.

TCI Representatives Theresa Freeman, VP of Canada Operations and Bjorn Peterson, SVP of Business Development will be in attendance at booth C60.

“We look forward to the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference every year,” Peterson said. The conference gives attendees an opportunity to learn about changing geoscientific and technological advances in hydrocarbon exploration and development, and provides TCI an opportunity to meet with many oil and gas services professionals who can greatly benefit from TCI’s accounts receivable services.”

In the oil and gas industry, suppliers often wait 90 days or more for payment. TCI gives oilfield services and supply companies the cash flow necessary to operate their businesses more efficiently. Additionally, TCI provides accounts receivable back office and support services to help oil and gas suppliers purchase equipment, hire employees and grow their operations.

“The TCI team has over 20 years of best-practice experience in invoicing, and Master Service Agreement and insurance compliance for oil and gas,” Freeman said. “TCI is able to maximize our customer’s cash flow and actually increase efficiency in their billing processes. Our clients benefit from easier access to working capital. They take great pride in the hard work they do, and we’re proud to keep everything moving along, so they can focus on being more successful.”

About TCI Oilfield Factoring

TCI Oilfield Factoring is the oilfield factoring division of TCI Business Capital. TCI Business Capital is a privately held, financial services company founded in 1994. The company is headquartered in Burnsville, Minnesota with operations in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. TCI Business Capital provides a full range of business financial services including: accounts receivable management, collection services, credit analysis, factoring services, risk assessment, treasury and more. TCI assists oilfield service and supply providers throughout North America. The company is proud to be recognized for its reliability, flexibility, responsiveness, innovative products, customer service and exemplary corporate citizenship.

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Clore Law Group Attorneys Recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers List

Less Than Five Percent of Lawyers in the State are Honored Each Year.

Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

The Clore Law Group, a firm of experienced personal injury attorneys, announced today that attorneys Mark Clore and Vernon Glenn have been selected to the 2015 South Carolina Super Lawyers list. Additionally, attorney Sam Allen has been named to the 2015 South Carolina Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of exceptional lawyers from over 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of recognition from their peers and professional achievement. Super Lawyers of Thomson Reuters, makes its annual selections using a patented multiphase process that includes a survey of lawyers from across South Carolina, an evaluation of candidates through independent research, and practice area peer reviews. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of remarkable attorneys.

“We are honored to be selected by Super Lawyers, and plan to continue to serve our clients with the same zeal which has helped us earn this recognition once again,” said Clore, owner of the Clore Law Group.

Clore is board certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, professional medical negligence by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, and personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specializations. He maintains an AV rating, the highest available from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named to the Super Lawyer list in Texas and South Carolina several times over the span of his career.

In addition to the Super Lawyers list, Glenn, a board certified civil trial lawyer, has received numerous national honors in his 30-plus years of practicing law. He is one of only 26 certified civil trial lawyers in the state, one of only 14 in North Carolina, and has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on aging.

Allen served four years in the United States Marine Corps before earning his law degree at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. In 2012, he was selected to the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 40 under 40 list.

For more information about Super Lawyers, visit To learn more about the Clore Law Group, call (843) 722-8070 or visit

About Clore Law Group

Based in Charleston, SC and practicing across multiple states, Clore Law Group boasts attorneys with formidable track records in winning settlements and jury trials through advanced analysis, research, and enhanced presentation of the facts. For more information, call (843) 722-8070, visit, like Clore Law Group on Facebook, follow @SCLawyers on Twitter, and connect with Clore Law Group on LinkedIn.

Contact: Becky Sanders

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LG Earns Design for Recycling® Award

LG Electronics has received the highest honor from the leading recycling industry group – the 2015 Design for Recycling® (DfR) Award bestowed by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).

At the award ceremony at the conclusion of its 2015 conference in Vancouver, Canada, ISRI recognized LG “for advanced new television products that emphasize recycling during every lifecycle phase.”

Specifically, LG is being recognized for its 4K ULTRA HD OLED and LED TVs. According to ISRI, the product design for these models include the following recycling-friendly traits: mercury-free display panels; use of recycled and recyclable plastics; inclusion of PVC- and BFR-free components; smaller and lighter packaging; ease of disassembly; and standardized materials and connection types. 

Accepting the award on behalf of LG Electronics, Dr. Nandhu Nandhakumar, Senior Vice President at the LG Technology Center of America, said, “Our Design for Recycling initiatives represent a key element of LG’s Green Product Strategy under the company’s strategic roadmap to develop products that reduce negative environmental impacts throughout the lifecycle, especially when they are ready for recycling. [LINK TO VIDEO]

“LG’s industry-leading OLED and ULTRA HD TVs recognized by ISRI embody LG’s strategic direction for products with greener features designed to reduce the environmental load at every stage of the product lifecycle,” he said. “We look for ways to improve product recyclability before we begin developing a product, and reduce negative environmental impacts by designing our products: for easier part identification and access; for easier disassembly; and for better material recyclability.”

ISRI President Robin Wiener said, “Commitment to sustainability serves as a core principle for LG. The initiatives they have undertaken to increase product recyclability, improve resource efficiency, and expand the use of recycled materials within the manufacturing process made LG a perfect selection for this year’s award. ISRI is proud to present the 2015 Design for Recycling Award to LG for prioritizing recyclability in the design and manufacture of its products.”

To be eligible for ISRI’s Design for Recycling® Award, a product must be designed/ redesigned and manufactured to:

  • Contain the maximum amount of materials that are recyclable;
  • Be easily recycled through current or newly designed recycling processes and procedures;
  • Be cost effective to recycle whereby the cost to recycle does not exceed the value of its recycled materials;
  • Be free of hazardous materials that are not recyclable or impede the recycling process;
  • Minimize the time and cost involved to recycle the product;
  • Reduce the use of raw materials by including recycled materials and/or components; and
  • Have a net gain in the overall recyclability of the product while reducing the overall negative impact on the environment.

ISRI began presenting the award more than 25 years ago. Previous winners include Dell, Inc., Cascades Fine Papers Group, Coca-Cola Recycling Company, Hewlett-Packard, The Herman Miller Company, and Wind Simplicity.

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About The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the Voice of the Recycling Industry™. ISRI represents more than 1,600 companies in 21 chapters nationwide that process, broker and industrially consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, the Institute provides safety, education, advocacy, and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development. For more information about ISRI, visit

About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 83,000 people working in 128 locations around the world. With 2014 global sales of USD 55.91 billion (KRW 59.04 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance & Air Solution, and Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG Electronics is a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. LG Electronics is a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit

About LG Electronics USA

LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $56 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. LG Electronics, a proud 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in the United States, all under LG’s “Life’s Good” marketing theme. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit

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Aquasense Panama Commences Site Preparation for First Open-Ocean Farmed Tilapia

Open-ocean tilapia producer Aquasense Panama has begun site prep at its Gulf of Panama site in the Republic of Panama for first open-ocean tilapia project. Continue reading