Beacon Acquires Crabtree Siding And Supply For Undisclosed Terms – Quick Facts
Roofing materials distributor Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. (BECN) announced Friday the acquisition, effective January 1, 2022, of Crabtree Siding and Supply, a wholesale distributor of residential exterior building materials, including a broad offering of complementary products, to contractors and homebuilder customers. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Crabtree has a strong reputation for long-term mutually beneficial relationships with customers and suppliers, reaching annual sales of approximately $1 million. Their Cookeville, Tennessee location is strategically located in the growing market between Nashville and Knoxville.
Marshall fire took everything from this CU Buffs football coach. It also gave him friends he never knew he had.
List of homes and businesses destroyed in the Marshall fire in Boulder County
The Boulder Office of Emergency Management has put out a preliminary and incomplete list of the structures known to be damaged or destroyed in the Marshall fire throughout Boulder County as of 2 p.m. Jan. 1.
The Marshall fire that swept quickly through Boulder County on Dec. 30, 2021, is the most destructive in Colorado history in terms of the number of homes destroyed. Officials said on Saturday that 991 structures were destroyed with another 127 damaged.
This document will be updated as the latest damage reports are released.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock tests positive for COVID-19
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Saturday he has tested positive for COVID.
Hancock said on Twitter and his Facebook page his symptoms are mild and that he is quarantining. He also encouraged those who have not been vaccinated to do so.
Hancock credits the vaccines and the booster for “making a big difference in my case.”
Denver on Tuesday extended its mask-or-vaccinate mandate through Feb. 3 as new COVID-19 cases were rapidly rising.
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2021: Action-Packed Year for Equities
It was an action-packed year for Indian equities.
Despite volatility and intermittent corrections, especially in the first and last quarters of the year, the benchmark indices continued their upward trajectory, led by strong buying from mutual funds.
The Sensex and Nifty gained 22 per cent and 24.1 per cent, respectively, in local currency terms, beating most key indices around the world, except the S&P 500, which returned 27 per cent, and France’s CAC 40, which gained 29 per cent.
The primary market was abuzz with activity as well, with a record amount garnered through initial public offerings, including those from several new-age firms.
MFs posted a healthy 20 per cent growth in their assets under management over the previous year, led by strong inflows in equity schemes, particularly in the latter half of the year.
Contribution through systematic investment plans inched up steadily, with September, October, and November mopping up record flows via this route.
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Wheat exports jumped to $872 million in April-October
Bangladesh top destination: Ministry
India’s wheat exports jumped to $872 million during April-October period in the current fiscal on account of healthy demand, with Bangladesh emerging as the top destination, the Commerce Ministry said.
In volume terms, wheat exports during the period rose by more than sixfold to 3.2 million tonnes (MT) from 0.51 MT in the year-earlier period.
“India’s wheat exports in the current fiscal (April–October) rose by 546% to $872 million from $135 million reported during the same period of the previous fiscal,” the Ministry said. In the current fiscal, wheat exports are expected to achieve an all-time record high in volume terms, it added.
India’s wheat exports are mainly to neighbouring countries, with Bangladesh having the largest share of more than 54% in both volume and value terms in fiscal year FY21.
Herald afternoon quiz: January 2
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PHOTOS: Marshall fire in Boulder County on the first day of 2022
After a winter storm covered the area with snow, homeowners and emergency personnel continue to assess the damage left in the wake of the Marshall fire in Boulder County on January 1, 2022. Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle announced that preliminary tallies show 991 homes destroyed and 127 more were damaged.
Read more: 3 missing and feared dead, 991 homes destroyed in Marshall fire, Boulder sheriff says
This Is How Many People Have Died From COVID-19 in Each State
Since the first death attributable to COVID-19 was reported in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020, an estimated 812,577 Americans have died — and that number continues to grow every day.
Adjusting for population, no state has reported more coronavirus deaths than Mississippi. Since the pandemic began, Mississippi has reported a total of 10,398 deaths — or 348 for every 100,000 people. Per capita deaths attributable to the virus are also high in Alabama, Arizona, New Jersey, and Louisiana. In each of these places, the death rate stands at at least 321 per 100,000 people.
For context, the national COVID-19 death rate stands at 248 deaths for every 100,000 people.
To date, Vermont has reported the fewest coronavirus deaths on a per capita basis. There have been an estimated 69 COVID-19 deaths across the state for every 100,000 people since the pandemic began.
Though it is not always the case, states with higher than average COVID-19 deaths per capita are often also home to larger high-risk populations. One such group is retirement-age Americans, who are at least 90 times more likely to die from the virus if infected than those in the 18 to 29 age group. Nationwide, 16.5% of the population fall into that age group.
All COVID-19 data used in the story is current as of Dec. 29, 2021.