August 26, 2002 Precast panels areformed up in every available space of the second floor of the EastCrescent. Each panel is cast as close as possible to its finallocation. This pour on August 19. included panel #54, an outside panelfor Unit 6, and panel #44 [in the background], a doorway panel for Unit7. [Photo & text: SA] The concrete israked into place by planning intern Scott Airlie and workshopper TaylorMitchell. [Photo & text: SA] A fresh batch ofconcrete is hoisted into position. Everybody got out of the way, whileconstruction foreman Ray Shong and habitat manager Dave Tollas areguiding the bucket into position. [Photo & text: SA] Once the bucket isin place everyone rushes back into action. [Photo & text: SA] The concrete mixercrew is hosing down the truck. Volunteer Daisuke Nakamishi, driverGabriel Hendrix and crew-leader Jeff Masty. [Photo & text: SA] The crew isfinishing up the panel. [Photo & text: SA] Another pourcomplete and workshopper Taylor Mitchell is sweeping up. [Photo & text:SA]
Channel distributor Thema is providing a range of distribution and playout services for Cape Verde broadcaster Television of Cape Verde (TCV).Under the terms of its deal, Thema is the exclusive distributor of TCV. The company is also providing playout and uplink of TCV to the Eutelsat W2A satellite at 10° East, enabling the broadcaster to reach Cape Verde expatriate audiences in Africa and Europe.Thema said it had initiated commercial negotiations with distribution partners, with upcoming launches of the channel scheduled in Portugal, the main centre for Cape Verde immigrants in Europe.