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eCobalt Shareholders Approve Plan of Arrangement with Jervois
VANCOUVER, July 19, 2019 /CNW/ - eCobalt Solutions Inc. ("eCobalt" or "the Company") (TSX: ECS) (OTCQX: ECSIF) (FRA: ECO) announces the voting results from today's annual general and special meeting (the "Meeting") of the holders (the "Shareholders") of common shares of the Company (the "Common Shares").
Pricing of Upsized Debt Financing Totalling $2,850 million equivalent ($/EUR)
AMSTERDAM, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trivium Packaging B.V. ("Trivium") announces that its subsidiary, Trivium Packaging Finance B.V., has priced the following transactions, totalling approximately $2,850 million equivalent ($/EUR):
Stan Spavold Acquires Additional Common Shares of Norvista Capital
HALIFAX, July 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Stan Spavold ("Spavold") announces that he has acquired ownership of 8,546,038 common shares of Norvista Capital Corporation (TSXV: NVV) ("Norvista"), with its head office at 141 Adelaide St. West, Suite 1660, Toronto ON, M5H 3L5, for an aggregate purchase price of $769,143.42 ($0.09 per share).
FP Resources Sells Common Shares of Norvista Capital
HALIFAX, July 19, 2019 /CNW/ - FP Resources Limited ("FP") announces that it has disposed of 8,546,038 common shares of Norvista Capital Corporation (TSXV: NVV) ("Norvista"), with its head office at 141 Adelaide St. West, Suite 1660, Toronto ON, M5H 3L5, for an aggregate purchase price of $769,143.42 ($0.09 per share).
MMK Launches New 30 Billion Ruble Sinter Plant
MAGNITOGORSK, Russia, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) commissioned sinter plant No. 5, the only one of its kind in Russia, in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The facility has a capacity of up to 5.5 million tonnes of sinter per year.
MSA Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Webcast
PITTSBURGH, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, today announced that Nish Vartanian, President and CEO, and Kenneth Krause, Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, will host the company's second quarter earnings conference call on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
B-Scada Inc. Launches New Text Messaging Marketing Platform
TAMPA, Fla., July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- B-Scada, Inc. (OTC: SCDA) With the amount of spam distributed today, response rates for email marketing plummeting and younger consumers texting instead of using email and desktop computers, many companies are now turning to text messaging as their primary means of communication and marketing to their customer base.
Tiny Molecules Add New Life to Pulp and Paper Products
VANCOUVER, July 19, 2019 /CNW/ - 141,000 jobs in BC are directly tied to BC's Forestry Industry. This industry generates $12.94 billion towards our province's GDP, and pulp and paper accounts for 16% of that total. There is, however, significant opportunity to enhance the value of bioproducts from the forestry industry.
Government of Canada announces support for 108 Canadian steel workers in Quebec
Government of Canada fulfilling its commitment to protect Canadian steel workers and Canadian interests
Gen3 Emergency LED T8 Tube from Aleddra
RENTON, Wash., July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleddra, a Seattle-based high-tech company, announces today its THIRD generation (Gen3) emergency LED T8 tube. The company takes great pride in pushing the technology envelope on the emergency LED T8 tubes market because of the benefits and savings that this product and other Aleddra LED lighting products brings to our distributors and customers. Once again Aleddra delivers on its promise of Better Light for Better Life.
St Barbara Completes Acquisition of Atlantic Gold Corporation
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Business Reporter: Finnish Operator Elisa Enables Sustainability in Manufacturing With Its New Smart Factory Solution
LONDON, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- After selling the first 5G smartphone in Nordic countries, and live-streaming the signing of the climate agreement at the World Summit of Students for Climate, Finnish telecommunications company Elisa is now offering an innovative industrial internet of things (IoT) tool to manufacturers, the Smart Factory.
Kinder Morgan to Participate in Investor Meetings
CALGARY, July 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Representatives of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), which owns a controlling interest in Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (KML), intend to participate in investor meetings on Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in San Francisco and Los Angeles to discuss the business and affairs of KMI, which may include discussion of KML's business.
International Titanium Association Receives Grant from National Science Foundation
DENVER, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Titanium Association (ITA) and its International Titanium Foundation (ITF), in a partnership with Michigan State University (MSU), has received a $21,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Initially, funds from NSF will be used to support up to 15 college students involved in metallurgy, engineering and advanced manufacturing technologies, enabling the students to attend the TITANIUM USA 2019 conference and exhibition, which will be held Sept. 21-25 in Mobile, Alabama USA.
XCMG Global Operator Excellence Program Prepares All-around Talent for Construction Machinery Industry
XUZHOU, China, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- XCMG has successfully held the 10th operator training session of its Global Operator Excellence program (the "Program"). The final was held at XCMG's piling machinery's professional, intelligent manufacturing base. A total of 25 trainees from 16 Chinese provinces and 16 trainees from seven countries joined this summer's Program led by experienced experts and instructors of XCMG.
Boliden's Second Quarter: Stable Production in Mines and Maintenance in Smelters
BOLIDEN, Sweden, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boliden's second quarter was characterized by stable production at lower grades in Mines and planned maintenance shutdowns in Smelters. Revenues for the period were SEK 12,747 m (14,071), and the operating profit excluding revaluation of process inventory was SEK 1,631 m (2,329). Free cash flow totalled SEK 789 m (1,718).
Boliden: Q2 Interim Report 2019
BOLIDEN, Sweden, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Q2 2019
Market Downturn Gives Lower Earnings
OSLO, Norway, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Elkem's result for the second quarter of 2019 was negatively impacted by a steep decline in silicones prices in China following the implementation of additional US tariffs. In addition, the upstream silicones plant in France had a delayed start up after the maintenance stop in April/May, which resulted in lower production and sales. The current market sentiment is weak, particularly in automotive and construction. The downturn in these markets largely explains the weaker earnings and outlook for the group.
ZOZEN low NOx boilers obtain early market shares in the UAE
WUXI, China, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, ZOZEN turned its strategic insight to the UAE and launched the high-quality low NOx boiler that meets the characteristics of this country.
RNC Minerals Announces that Mark Selby has Resigned as President and CEO; Paul Andre Huet, Executive Chairman has been Appointed as Interim CEO
TORONTO, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - RNC Minerals ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) announced today that Mark Selby, President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") has resigned for personal reasons from the Company effective immediately. Paul Andre Huet, Executive Chair of the Board, has been appointed Interim CEO.
Dana Incorporated Earns 2018 FCA Supplier of the Year Recognition
MAUMEE, Ohio, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) was named a 2018 Supplier of the Year by FCA for value optimization during the automaker's Annual Supplier Conference and Awards held Monday, July 15, in Detroit, Michigan. Dana was one of 19 supplier partners to receive a prestigious Supplier of the Year award.
ASTM International's Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Journal Now Available in Scopus Index
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ASTM International announced today that the Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems (SSMS) journal has been included in Elsevier's Scopus index, a highly-regarded designation which reflects quality research.
Twin Metals To Use Environmentally Friendly Dry Stack Tailings At Copper-Nickel Mine Planned In Northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Metals Minnesota (TMM) today announced plans to use the environmentally friendly dry stack method to store the leftover rock from its proposed underground copper-nickel mine to be located nine miles southeast of Ely, Minnesota. The dry stack method eliminates the storage pond and dam associated with conventional tailings facilities. It has been successfully used in four mines in the northern United States and Canada with similar climates to Minnesota and has been permitted at two mines in the western United States.
Aircraft EMI Shielding Market to Reach $993 Million in 2024, Says Stratview Research
DETROIT, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratview Research announces the launch of a new market research report on Aircraft EMI Shielding Market by Aircraft Type (Commercial Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Regional Aircraft, General Aviation, Helicopter, and UAV), by Application Type (Equipment Shielding, Structural Shielding, and Bonding), by Product Type (Conductive Coatings & Paints; Laminates, Tapes & Foils; Cable Overbraids; Conductive Gaskets; and Others), by Location Type (Electronics Bay, Airframe, Flight Deck, and Antenna), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World), Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity: 2019-2024.
Hyperion Materials & Technologies Announces the Election of Allison Aden to the Board of Directors
WORTHINGTON, Ohio, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperion Materials & Technologies ("Hyperion") today announced that Allison Aden has joined its Board of Directors effective immediately.
Air Products Declares Quarterly Dividend
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Air Products (NYSE:APD) today declared a quarterly dividend of $1.16 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on November 11, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 1, 2019.
Growth Opportunities in the Circular Economy for Global Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse (Second-life) and Recycling Market, Forecast to 2025
NEW YORK, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Mirasol Announces Encouraging Surface Exploration Results from its Sascha Marcelina Project in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
VANCOUVER, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRZ) (OTCPK: MRZLF) (the "Company" or "Mirasol") is pleased to announce updated surface exploration results from its Sascha Marcelina Low Sulfidation Epithermal ("LSE") gold-silver project in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina. The project is located 100 km south of Newmont Goldcorp's Cerro Negro mine and displays similar geologic and geomorphic settings.
Meritor Earns PACCAR's 10 PPM Quality Award
TROY, Mich., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced four global plants have received a 2018 10 PPM Quality Award from PACCAR recognizing suppliers that meet or exceed its rigorous standard of 10 or fewer defective parts for every 1 million parts shipped to the OEM.
Contura Provides Update on CEO Search
BRISTOL, Tenn., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Contura Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CTRA), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today provided updates on both the company's ongoing search process for a new, permanent chief executive officer, and the status of the obligations of its subsidiary, Contura Coal West, LLC (Contura Coal West), as permit holder for the two Powder River Basin surface mines that were divested in December of 2017.
Chalice completes nickel sulphide acquisition and commences exploration in the west Kimberley region of WA
EM programs underway targeting a high-grade nickel sulphide discovery
The National Research Council of Canada and PolyControls partner to improve accessibility of cold spray additive manufacturing technology for manufacturers
BOUCHERVILLE, QC, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - 3D printing of metal-based parts, also known as metal additive manufacturing technologies, is a rapidly growing industry with significant potential for new uses in the Canadian and international automotive and aerospace industries, among others. As this emerging technology is used by more sectors of the Canadian economy, industrial-scale demonstrations are needed to help assess its full potential.
Nucor Reports Results for Second Quarter of 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) today announced consolidated net earnings of $386.5 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2019. By comparison, Nucor reported consolidated net earnings of $501.8 million, or $1.63 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2019 and $683.2 million, or $2.13 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2018.
AE Industrial Partners to Acquire Columbia Helicopters
BOCA RATON, Fla., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AE Industrial Partners, LP ("AEI"), a private equity firm specializing in Aerospace, Defense & Government Services, Power Generation, and Specialty Industrial markets, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Columbia Helicopters ("Columbia" or the "Company"), a leading provider of heavy-lift rotorcraft services with extensive manufacturing and MRO capabilities. Columbia's CEO Steve Bandy will remain in his role, while majority owner Nancy Lematta will retain a significant ownership position in the Company. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close later this year, are not being disclosed.
Anaconda Extends Near Surface Mineralization at Goldboro
TORONTO, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Anaconda Mining Inc. ("Anaconda" or the "Company") (TSX: ANX) (OTCQX: ANXGF) is pleased to announce results from nine short diamond drill holes (BR-19-77 to BR-19-85) drilled to test shallow portions of the East Goldbrook Gold System ("EG Gold System") at the Goldboro Gold Project in Nova Scotia ("Goldboro"). The 607 metres of diamond drilling were part of a larger, recently completed 5,000 metre diamond drill program announced on February 28, 2019 and were designed to test the up-plunge projection of five mineralized zones within the EG Gold System at vertical depths of less than 70 metres, and over a strike-length of approximately 100 metres (the "Drill Program") (Exhibit A and B).
Dover Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results; Tightens Full Year 2019 Adjusted EPS Guidance To $5.75 To $5.85
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dover (NYSE: DOV), a diversified global manufacturer, announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.
Insteel Industries Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results
MOUNT AIRY, N.C., July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended June 29, 2019.
Orca Gold Creates Côte d'Ivoire Focused Exploration Company in Combination with Avant Minerals
VANCOUVER, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Orca Gold Inc. (TSX-V: ORG) ("Orca" or the "Company") is pleased to report that an agreement has been reached with Avant Minerals Inc. ("Avant") whereby the assets of Avant will be combined with the Côte d'Ivoire assets of Orca to form a new, private mineral exploration company focused in West Africa (the "Combination").
Wolfden Second Drill Hole Into FWZ Discovery Yields High-Grade Results
THUNDER BAY, ON, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Wolfden Resources Corporation (WLF.V) ("Wolfden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the assay results for the second drill hole into the high-grade footwall zone (FWZ) discovery, at its wholly-owned Pickett Mountain Project in Maine, USA that was previously announced on July 3, 2019.
Orefinders Closes Oversubscribed Non-Brokered Private Placement
TORONTO, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Orefinders Resources Inc. ("Orefinders" or the "Company") (TSX.V: ORX) announces that it has closed the non-brokered private placement previously announced on June 3, 2019 for aggregate proceeds of $555,000 (the "Offering"). Orefinders' CEO Stephen Stewart purchased approximately 9.5% of the shares issued in this Offering.
CRU: Making Iron Ore Investment Decisions in Times of Uncertainty
LONDON, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iron ore prices reached above $120 /t in July 2019 following supply disruptions fuelled by Vale's tailings dam disaster in Brazil and cyclones in Western Australia.
Galaxy Resources Limited Announcement
PERTH, Australia, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) ("Galaxy") ("the Company") advises that the following announcement has been made to the Australian Securities Exchange which appears on the Company's platform (ASX):
TRQ INVESTOR ALERT: Hagens Berman Alerts Investors in Turquoise Hill (TRQ) to the Firm's Investigation of Possible Disclosure Violations
SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts investors in Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE: TRQ) of the Firm's investigation of possible disclosure violations.
Lake Resources NL (ASX:LKE) High Grade Brines Increase at Cauchari
Lake Resources NL (ASX:LKE) (FRA:LK1) announced today consistently high grade lithium brines from the base of the current discovery hole extending the lithium brine zone to 288 metres wide (from 172 - 460m depth) at its Cauchari Lithium Brine Project in Argentina. Results from 480 to 500 mg/L lithium were returned below 289m depth down to 460m depth, with the best results at the base of hole of 496 mg/L lithium over 73m to a depth of 460m.
Blue Sky Uranium Files Amended NI-43-101 Report for Preliminary Economic Assessment for Ivana Uranium-Vanadium Deposit, Amarillo Grande Project, Argentina
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