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NSP Works Announces New Brand: Navitor Specialty Products (NSP™)

16 01 2018

“We may have a new brand name and logo, but we are dedicated to providing customers with the products and support they already know and love,” says Chris Wiederkehr, Director of Business Development. NORTH MANKATO, Minn. January 16, 2018 Navitor has announced that their NSP Works division will now be available under a new brand name: Navitor Specialty Products (NSP™). NSP™ will continue to operate as a part of Navitor, giving customers access to a wide variety of stamps, badges, signage, and other specialty products. Their new branding and new name will be on display starting January 1, 2018. According to Chris Wiederkehr, Director of Business Development, “The NSP™ name reflects both our connection to Navitor and our core selection of specialty products. We hope that this new name and logo will appeal to new customers, and we are committed to providing our existing customers with the products and support they already know and love—happy buyers guaranteed!” The...

Vermilion Energy Inc. Announces $0.215 CDN Cash Dividend for February 15, 2018 Payment Date

16 01 2018

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2018 - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce a cash dividend of $0.215 CDN per share payable on February 15, 2018 to all shareholders of record on January 31, 2018. The ex-dividend date for this payment is January 30, 2018. This dividend is an eligible dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada). About Vermilion Vermilion is an international energy producer that seeks to create value through the acquisition, exploration, development and optimization of producing properties in North America, Europe and Australia. Our business model emphasizes organic production growth augmented with value-adding acquisitions, along with providing reliable and increasing dividends to investors. Vermilion is targeting growth in production primarily through the exploitation of light oil and liquids-rich natural gas conventional resource plays in Canada and the United States, the exploration and development of high impact natural...

Vuzix to Present at the 20th Annual Needham Growth Conference

16 01 2018

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2018 -- Vuzix® Corporation -- Vuzix® Corporation (VUZI), ("Vuzix"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that Paul Travers, President and CEO will be presenting at the 20th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 17, 2018 at 3:30 PM at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel, in New York City. Paul Travers will be available for one-on-one meetings and demonstrations of the Company's M300 Enterprise Smart Glasses and the award-winning Vuzix Blade™ Smart Glasses, the first pair of Alexa-enabled Smart Glasses which was awarded four International CES Innovation 2018 awards and multiple "Best of CES 2018" awards from the media. Event: 20th Annual Needham Growth ConferenceDate: January 17, 2018Location: Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York, NYTime: 3:30 PM ETWebcast: http://wsw.com/webcast/needham84/vuzi/ To arrange a meeting with management,...

Aurania Clarifies Conference Call Details for Update on Its Lost Cities – Cutucu Project, Ecuador

16 01 2018

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2018 -- Aurania Resources Ltd. (TSXV:ARU) (“Aurania” or the “Company”) reports that further to the press release dated January 11th, 2018, the Company wishes to clarify the dial-in and registration process required for an update conference call being held today, January 16th, 2018 at 2:00pm ET.If you wish to participate in the call, you must pre-register in order to receive a personal User PIN Code.  You can register via Aurania’s Website http://www.aurania.com/event/conference-call-aurania-exploration-update/Participants can access the call from the North America Toll Free number using 1 866 303 2360 .  Participants will be prompted to enter the Aurania Conference Code 2144707# along with their personal PIN Code.Additional international dial-in numbers are available via the registration link.About AuraniaAurania is a junior exploration mining company engaged in the identification, evaluation, acquisition and exploration of mineral property interests,...

RadMax Technologies Executive Leadership Team Expansion

16 01 2018

SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 16, 2018 -- Via OTC PR Wire -- The Board of Directors, Regi U.S., Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, RadMax Technologies, Inc., are pleased to announce that Michael Urso has accepted the interim position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), Regi U.S., Inc., and will be transitioning into the role and title of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) later this year.Mike is a Senior Executive with over 25 years of experience in the areas of Innovation, Business Development, Marketing, Operations Management, and Sales with companies ranging from startups to large global corporations.A skilled leader with an impressive track record of transforming companies with commodity based, or incremental innovation strategies into innovation leaders, Mike has extensive experience mentoring startup companies in successfully moving many from concept to commercialization. Open, the nation's largest clean technology startup accelerator program, whose charter is to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs...

DNO Receives 10 Awards in Norway's APA Licensing Round

16 01 2018

Oslo, 16 January 2018 - DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary DNO Norge AS has been awarded participation in 10 exploration licenses under Norway's Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2017 licensing round.Of the 10 licenses, seven are in the North Sea, one in the Norwegian Sea and two in the Barents Sea.Prior to today's announcement, DNO held interests in 11 licenses offshore Norway and the United Kingdom, of which eight are on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and three on the UK Continental Shelf.The new awards under the APA 2017 licensing round include:PL 921: Statoil Petroleum AS (operator), Petoro AS, DNO Norge AS (30%)PL 922: Spirit Energy Norge AS (operator), Maersk Oil Norway AS, VNG Norge AS, DNO Norge AS (20%)PL 923: Statoil Petroleum AS (operator), Petoro AS, Wellesley Petroleum AS, DNO Norge AS (20%)PL 924: Statoil Petroleum AS (operator), DNO Norge AS (30%)PL 926: Faroe Petroleum Norge AS (operator), Concedo ASA,...

PRA Health Sciences Opens New Salt Lake City Clinic

16 01 2018

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 16, 2018 -- PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAH) is pleased to announce the opening of a new clinic in Salt Lake City, Utah. The new facility will offer full service early stage clinical research capabilities for healthy participants and specialized patient populations. It allows for the consolidation of four existing locations in the Salt Lake area into one cohesive facility for both inpatient and outpatient services.“This new space significantly increases our clinical capabilities,” said Mark Slama, Executive Director Clinical Research Services. “We now have over 65,000 square feet of space, an increase of more than 20,000 square feet from our previous clinic, and we have the ability to accommodate 120 clinical research participants, which expands our capacity by 20 percent.”The new facility will enhance PRA’s capabilities in executing innovative studies involving new drug candidates for challenging psychiatric and neurological disorders as well as Human...

American Express Will Open Largest Location of The CENTURION® Lounge at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4

16 01 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced it will open its largest location of The Centurion Lounge at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4, one of the most active air terminals in the United States. With spectacular views of the airfield, exceptional amenities, and one-of-a-kind design elements, the new lounge will span more than 15,000-square-feet across two levels. The lounge is estimated to open by early 2019. The Centurion Lounge at JFK Terminal 4 will include special new features to be announced closer to the lounge’s opening, in addition to those found across all Centurion Lounge locations such as a complimentary custom bar and food menu, premium restrooms and shower suites, access to high-speed Wi-Fi, noise-buffering workspaces, and more.* The lounge will be located post-security on the 4th floor Departures level of Terminal 4. “We’re excited to bring the Centurion Lounge to JFK, one of the top airports that our Platinum...

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Boston; Plans to Add 400 Technology Jobs to City’s Growing Tech Community

16 01 2018

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in Boston’s Back Bay as part of the company’s accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. As part of the investment, Accenture plans to add 400 highly skilled technology jobs in Boston by the end of 2020. The company – recently named a Top Place to Work by The Boston Globe – is recruiting people with the critical skills needed to serve clients, including in high-growth areas such as digital, cloud and security services. Accenture is also expanding its U.S. apprenticeship program to Boston to provide under-represented groups greater access to digital economy jobs. Accenture’s national program will grow to more than 100 apprentices by the end of 2018, building upon the company’s success in Chicago and San Antonio. Designed to help clients grow, compete and transform in the digital economy, the Boston hub is the second of 10 new innovation hubs that Accenture announced last year. Its nationwide...

Axalta Apps Bring Information, Speed, Efficiency and Accuracy to Users Fingertips

16 01 2018

GLEN MILLS, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) is pleased to announce the launch of two new apps and a new feature to an existing app that are designed to help customers complete tasks more quickly and accurately, while making vital information that impacts business decisions more accessible. Axalta’s new General Industrial Product System Selector app allows North American general industrial customer users to efficiently specify their project criteria by searching for products based on industry segment, item to be painted, the environment, substrate, surface condition, and even volatile organic compound (VOC) levels. With thousands of possible product combinations available, the app provides customers with an efficient way to receive product recommendations that meet the specifications and needs for their projects. Axalta also released a new digital color app for the Chinese market that grants easy access to its extensive formula database of more than four million...

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