Day: May 16, 2018

Russia Becoming an Alluring Market Again for Companies That Can Meet Needs of Value-Conscious Consumers

As the Russian Economy Stabilizes, Consumers Have Grown More Pragmatic, but Are Ready to Spend More on Fresh Foods, Health Care, Education, and Other Products That Promote Wellness, Says BCG Study MOSCOW, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the Russian economy continues to stabilize after several years of financial crisis, many of the nation’s consumers are ready to spend more on goods and services that matter most to them, such as fresh foods, education, and travel, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, Russian Consumers and the New Economic Reality, was released today.

OPEN MINDS & CapGrow Partners Announce Final Agenda, Faculty, & Sponsors For The 2018 I/DD Executive Summit

Gettysburg, PA, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPEN MINDS and CapGrow Partners have released the final agenda, featured faculty and event sponsor list for the upcoming 2018 I/DD Executive Summit – taking place on June 4th, 2018, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. Now in its second year, the I/DD Executive Summit is the only national event designed for executives leading organizations that serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The strategic challenges posed by shifting Medicaid policies for financing I/DD – and new reimbursement models for I/DD support services – are the focus of the 2018 I/DD Executive

Squire Increases First Tranche of Non-Brokered Private Placement and Grant of Stock Options

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Squire Mining Ltd. (CSE:SQR) – The Company announces that it has increased the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement announced on March 14, 2018 and May 4, 2018.  In addition to the 2,000,000 units announced on May 9, 2018, the Company has issued an additional 1,430,000 units, for a total of $2,357,500 raised to date.  The units were issued at a price of C$0.25 per unit, with each unit comprised of one common share

Nissan Armada ‘Mountain Patrol’ social media-built project vehicle debuts at Overland Expo WEST this weekend

Nissan lays down big tire tracks at Overland Expo WEST with the debut of a special overlanding-equipped project vehicle Nissan truck enthusiasts help guide modifications and equipment specs in creating the Armada Mountain Patrol1 – the ultimate overlanding family adventure full-size SUV Using the rugged and capable stock Nissan Armada as a canvas, the Mountain Patrol project vehicle reflects social media users’ preferences for body-wrap design, tire specs, roof-mounted tent1 and more Modifications include suspension and exhaust systems, vehicle protection, lighting, storage and auxiliary “recovery” systems Armada Mountain Patrol marks second consecutive Nissan overlanding project vehicle debut at Overland Expo

The Keg Royalties Income Fund Announces Trustee Election Results for its 2018 Unitholder Meeting

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Keg Royalties Income Fund (the “Fund”) (TSX:KEG.UN) is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in its information circular dated March 29, 2018 were elected as trustees of the Trust at its annual meeting of unitholders held on May 15, 2018 (the “Meeting”). The results of the voting for each nominee are as follows:       Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld No. % No. % Christopher Charles Woodward 7,102,115 99.82% 12,697 0.18% Tim Kerr 7,100,260 99.80% 14,552 0.20% George Killy 7,102,124 99.82% 12,688 0.18%      

Recall Release 038-2018 Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Washington, DC, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —      Recall Release CLASS II RECALL HEALTH RISK: LOW Congressional and Public Affairs Mitch Adams (202) 720-9113Press@fsis.usda.govFSIS-RC-038-2018     KENT QUALITY FOODS, INC. RECALLS HOT DOG AND SAUSAGE PRODUCTS DUE TO MISBRANDING AND AN UNDECLARED ALLERGEN   WASHINGTON, May 16, 2018 – Kent Quality Foods, Inc., a Grand Rapids, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 308,430 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog and sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy, a known allergen, which

First Commonwealth Bank Announces Pricing of Subordinated Notes Offerings

INDIANA, Pa., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Commonwealth Bank (the “Bank”), a wholly owned subsidiary of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE:FCF), today announced that it has priced a private offering of $50 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.875% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2028 (the “10-Year Notes”), and $50 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.500% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2033 (the “15-Year Notes,” and, collectively with the 10-Year Notes, the “Notes”). The offerings are expected to close on or about May 21, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes will be unsecured, subordinated obligations

Updated: Top Luminaries in Music and Television Joined The Paley Center for Media at The Paley Honors: A Gala Tribute to Music on Television Presented by Verizon

Historic Evening Celebrated the Most Memorable Music Moments on Television New York, NY, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On May 15, The Paley Center for Media brought together dozens of luminaries and icons for an unforgettable evening to celebrate the groundbreaking musical moments and performances throughout the history of television at The Paley Honors: A Gala Tribute to Music on Television Presented by Verizon. Additionally, the Paley Center feted the creation of the Music Collection within the renowned Paley Archive, the nation’s largest publicly accessible archive of television and radio programming, and announced a second major event celebrating music

Comstock Holding Companies Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

Recently Announced New Business Strategy Positively Impacting Results WASHINGTON and RESTON, Va., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Comstock Holding Companies, Inc., (NASDAQ:CHCI), announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2018: Highlights of First Quarter 2018, as compared to First Quarter 2017: Revenue from asset management operations of $2.8 million, a new revenue stream in 2018. Revenue from real estate services increased 119% to $0.5 million, compared to $0.2 million. G&A expense decreased 71% to $0.4 million, compared to $1.2 million. Net loss attributable to common stockholders of ($0.7) million, or ($0.21) per diluted share, including impairment charges

Sundance Energy Australia Limited Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial and Operational Results

DENVER, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sundance Energy Australia Limited (ASX:SEA) (NASDAQ:SNDE) (“Sundance” or the “Company”), a U.S. onshore oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Eagle Ford in South Texas, reported its first quarter 2018 financial and operations results. First Quarter 2018 Financial Results Adjusted EBITDAX of $12.3 million, or 51.3 percent Adjusted EBITDAX Margin. This figure excludes the one time impact of $1.0 million of non-recurring deal costs related to the Pioneer transaction which were expensed during the quarter. Total revenue increased 3.5% to $24.0 million as compared to the same prior year period

MEDIA ADVISORY: Airlines ask party leaders to address Ontario's aviation fuel tax

Aviation fuel tax was raised 148% in 2014 and is currently more than twice any other province’s. Ottawa, Ontario, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following letter was sent today to the leaders of Ontario’s four largest political parties: Re: Ontario’s Aviation Fuel Tax In 2014 the Government of Ontario made the decision to phase in a 148% increase to Ontario’s aviation fuel tax. Now at 6.7 cents per litre, Ontario has the highest provincial aviation fuel tax in the country – more than double the aviation fuel tax in any other province, and it applies to all flights:

ATCO Ltd. Reports On Voting Results From The 2018 Annual Meeting Of Share Owners

CALGARY, Alberta, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ATCO Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y) At the Annual Meeting of Share Owners of ATCO Ltd. (the “Corporation”) held on May 15, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta, a resolution was passed by ballot, electing each of the following 10 nominees proposed by management as a Director of the Corporation to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Share Owners of the Corporation or until his/her successor is elected or appointed. NOMINEES   VOTES FOR % IN FAVOUR       Robert T. Booth 11,507,019 99.9 Denis M. Ellard 11,511,764 99.9 C. Anthony Fountain 11,512,664

Glance Announces Record Pace of Signings and Launches

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Glance Technologies Inc. (“Glance” or the “Company”) (CSE:GET.CN) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (FKT:GJT) today announced that the current quarter is already the Company’s strongest ever for launches and merchant partner signings. The Company has signed 136 new locations and launched 50 new locations in 11 weeks since the current fiscal quarter began on March 1, making it Glance’s best quarter to date for those metrics, with two weeks still left to go in the quarter. “Our team is gaining momentum, especially with our expansion into the U.S.,” says Glance Technologies’ CEO, Desmond Griffin. “Merchants

UpSnap Announces Q1 2018 Financial Results

TORONTO, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UpSnap Inc. (CSE:UP) (“UpSnap” or the “Company”), a leading provider of mobile and intent based advertising solutions, today announced its first quarter (Q1) financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2018. First Quarter Financial Highlights Revenue from Intentional Direct Mail (“IDM”) was $0.1 million in Q1 2018 compared to $nil in Q1 2017. Total gross sales from Intentional Direct Mail (“IDM”) for Q1 2018 was $0.3 million and over 200 IDM customers were added to the platform. Total operating cost of $0.9 million for Q1 2018, compared to $1.1 million

Harte Gold Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

TORONTO, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:HRT) (OTC:HRTFF) (Frankfurt:H4O) is pleased to announce its results for the three months ended March 31, 2018. Stephen G. Roman, President and CEO of Harte Gold commented, “Harte Gold has had a very productive start to 2018.  The Company tripled its mineral resource estimate, arranged a debt financing solution that fully funds the Sugar Zone Project to production, delivered a Preliminary Economic Assessment with significantly improved project economics and signed an Impact Benefits Agreement with Pic Mobert First Nation.  The Company’s focus now is on

Brio Gold Announces Mexican Anti-Trust Approval for Acquisition by Leagold

TORONTO, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BRIO GOLD INC. (TSX:BRIO) (“BRIO GOLD” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the receipt of the clearance decision from the Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica (“COFECE”) with respect to Leagold Mining Corporation’s acquisition of Brio Gold. COFECE approval was the final government agency approval required before completing the acquisition, which is anticipated to occur on or around May 24, 2018. About Brio Gold Brio Gold is an established Canadian mining company with significant gold producing, development and exploration stage properties in Brazil. Brio Gold’s portfolio includes three operating gold mines and a fully-permitted,

Orchid Island Capital Announces May 2018 Monthly Dividend and April 30, 2018 RMBS Portfolio Characteristics

May 2018 Monthly Dividend of $0.09 Per Share RMBS Portfolio Characteristics as of April 30, 2018 Next Dividend Announcement Expected June 19, 2018 VERO BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:ORC) announced today that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) declared a monthly cash dividend for the month of May 2018. The dividend of $0.09 per share will be paid June 8, 2018 to holders of record on May 31, 2018, with an ex-dividend date of May 30, 2018. The Company plans on announcing its next dividend after its Board meeting on

Cie Digital Labs CEO Anderee Berengian Named Finalist At The 2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Orange County Region Award

Tech entrepreneur and executive honored for leading digital solutions firm and accelerating growth for startups IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cie Digital Labs (CDL), an accelerator of innovation for large enterprises and a growth accelerator for emerging startups, has announced that CDL Co-founder and CEO Anderee Berengian has been named a finalist at Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Orange County Region Award. This year, Anderee also won the 2018 OCBJ Excellence In Entrepreneurship Awards and the 2018 Stevie Awards Entrepreneur of the Year (Gold), while CDL won the Stevie Awards Most Innovative Company of

SMTC Corporation Announces Filing of S-3 Shelf Registration Statement

TORONTO, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).  “Following our 12 percent year-over-year revenue growth reported in Q1 2018, we expect accelerating year-over-year growth throughout 2018, and this shelf registration will play an important role in our growth plans. The funds raised through the S3 filing may be used for equipment to support long-term customer agreements, future expansion and acquisitions. We believe the registration statement will provide increased financial flexibility and streamline

FLYHT Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

CALGARY, Alberta, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (TSX-V:FLY) (OTCQX:FLYLF) (the “Company” or “FLYHT”), the leading provider of real-time data streaming and communication technologies in the aerospace industry, has reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. “FLYHT is very pleased with the increasing AFIRS Hardware sales, which increased 46% over the same quarter last year,” stated Thomas R. Schmutz, Chief Executive Officer of FLYHT. “We believe this trend of increasing hardware sales will yield increasing Software as a Service revenues over time as the equipment is installed and the software services are