Taking shape

first_imgWith over 50 years’ experience in the baking and confectionery industries, Perrett and Kane Machine Services (Backwell, Bristol) has supplied the majority of celebration cake manufacturers with its machinery designs, including sheeters, horizontal cutters and shape stamping machines.Latest machine to join its range is the P&K 2D Shape Stamping, which has taken five years to develop and can produce a line of two-dimensional shapes in icing, pastry or marzipan every three seconds.Shape boards can be changed in minutes by an operator and are a fraction of the cost of conventional rotary machine change parts, claims the company. The 2D shape boards utilise a number of technologies in their design and are durable in everyday bakery use, adds the firm. All of the details in the customer’s original creation can be reproduced in the finished moulds.last_img read more

NCUA identifies supervisory priorities for 2018

first_img 22SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr NCUA headquarters The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) in a letter to credit unions announced its supervisory priorities in 2018.The agency identified the following seven areas for supervisory focus in 2018: cybersecurity assessment, Bank Secrecy Act compliance, internal controls and fraud prevention, interest rate and liquidity risk, automobile lending, commercial lending, and consumer compliance.With respect to automobile lending, NCUA will focus on portfolios with the following concentrations — extended loan maturities of over 7 years, high loan-to-value ratios, near-prime and subprime, and indirect lending programs. continue reading »last_img

Kano Pillars to play CAF Confederation Cup home matches away from home

first_imgRelatedPosts CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba too strong for TS Galaxy CAF Champions League: Gov. Ganduje urges Kano Pillars fans to be of good discipline NPFL: Kano Pillars beat El-Kanemi Warriors The management of Kano Pillars Football Club on Friday said the team would play its 2020/2021 CAF Confederation Cup home matches away from its traditional home ground in Kano.The Chairman of Kano Pillars, Surajo Jambul, disclosed this in a tweet on the team’s Twitter handle. Jambul said the club’s owners, Kano State Government, had given approval for the team to find an alternative venue.He tweeted: “The Kano state government has given the club management the mandate to look for an alternative venue as an adopted home for our CAF Confederation Cup matches.“So far, two stadiums have been penciled down — Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna and the Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi.“One of the two stadiums will be chosen as our adopted home for the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation Cup matches after due consultations with relevant authorities.”Jambul said the team’s traditional ground of Sani Abacha Stadium was one of the COVID-19 isolation centres in the state and therefore would not host matches for now. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the team secured the continental competition ticket by virtue of its standing as current champions of the AITEO Cup.The 2020 edition of the AITEO Cup competition was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, thereby making the 2019 winners Nigeria’s representatives in the 2020/2021 CAF Confederation Cup competition.Kano Pillars played in the 2019/2020 CAF Champions League, but were sent packing at the preliminary stage by Asante Kotoko of Ghana.Tags: CAF Cofederation CupKano Pillars Football CLubSurajo Jambullast_img read more