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Physico-mechanical properties of asphalt concrete incorporated with encapsulated cigarette butts

The reduction in bulk density of AC caused by incorporating encapsulated CBs, increases the porosity, particularly when encapsulating in higher grade bitumen, which, in turn, lowers its thermal conductivity. This helps reduce the Urban Heat Island effect
Science Direct
added Aug 8, 2017 14:11
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

suggesting she had played a duplicitous role by assisting Zammit in drawing up an email to request payment for his services. Kessler suggested she too could be charged with either bribery or trading in influence. But that latter charge is now time-barred
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:19
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

But that latter charge is now time-barred by Maltese law. ...While Zammit was charged with bribery in December 2012 – two months after the Attorney General was given the OLAF report – Kimberley was never charged. But it was clear to police who read the O
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 14:17
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[Europe, Malta] My advice on John Dalli case is confidential - Attorney General

Attorney General Peter Grech has refused to confirm he gave the police advice to press ahead with charges against former European commissioner John Dalli. Dr Grech was asked to confirm that, in December 2012, he had given the green light to the police t
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 02:57
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[Africa] U.K. regulators confirm investigation into BAT bribery allegations

Myers said the group “urges” the U.S. Justice Department “to also investigate the company’s alleged misconduct”as part of its full ownership of Reynolds. Myers used the investigation as another public advocacy moment, saying the allegations are “a remin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:09
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[Africa, UK] Serious Fraud Office opens investigation into BAT bribery claims

Allegations that British American Tobacco was involved in bribery and corruption in Africa are being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office, despite the cigarette company’s attempts to downplay the significance of a whistleblower who handed over a doss
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:31
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[Europe, Malta] Report about Dalli's Bahamas trips languished on AG's desk, claims ex-inspector

As a result of OLAF’s first report, Mr Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit was charged with trading in influence over allegations he tried to solicit a €60 million bribe to help overturn an EU ban on the oral tobacco product known as Snus. The case is
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Africa, UK] British American Tobacco Feels The Burn Again As Serious Fraud Office Investigates

BAT shares were marked 2% higher in the opening 30 minutes of trading in London and changing hands at 4,803 pence each after having fallen around 11.8% over the past two sessions. The Food & Drug Administration sent shares of tobacco companies like B
thestreet.com
added Aug 1, 2017 18:37
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[UK] BAT Faces Full U.K. Probe Into African Tobacco Bribe Report

“The case is one man’s word against another’s,” Duncan Fox, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, said of the SFO probe. “For BAT, the situation with the FDA will lead to a new regulatory environment and that is of far greater importance right now.” The
Bloomberg News
added Aug 1, 2017 17:48
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[Africa, UK] BAT delivered fresh blow to scupper bond plans

plans for a jumbo multi-currency debt sale, expected this week, have likely been scuppered after the company suffered a fresh blow of corruption allegations on Tuesday. The company and its subsidiaries are being investigated for corruption by Britain's S
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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