Day: June 4, 2018

Companies in the Engineering and Construction Industry Must Act Now to Avoid Future Disruption

A Report from the World Economic Forum and BCG Considers New Digital Technologies and Megatrends and Recommends Preparatory Actions GENEVA, June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Significant changes on the horizon indicate an uncertain future for the engineering and construction (E&C) industry and its more than 100 million employees worldwide. Advancing digital technologies that include building information modeling, prefabrication, wireless sensors, automated and robotic equipment, and 3D printing will transform the entire industry. The substantial impact of full-scale digitization could help the industry escape its decades-long lack of productivity progress and generate an estimated $1.0 trillion to $1.7 trillion in

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KLIC) To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit

STEVENSON, Md., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of purchasers of Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KLIC) (“Kulicke & Soffa” or the “Company”) securities during the period between November 16, 2017 and May 10, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”).  Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until July 10, 2018 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff. If you wish to choose counsel to represent

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Recognized With New Indiana University School of Medicine Research Center

FORT WAYNE, Ind., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer (the “Foundation”) announced today its continued partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, which is establishing a new research center focused on developing and dramatically improving therapies for some of the most difficult-to-treat types of breast cancer. The center will be named the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research in recognition of two decades of philanthropic support from the Indiana-based women’s accessories and lifestyle fashion brand and its charitable foundation. “While we have made major strides in the treatment of breast

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Expands on Kauai with New Tours Departing from Princeville

Hawaii’s Air Tour Leader Opens New Base and Launches New Helicopter Tours on June 4 Kauai, Hawaii, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, Hawaii’s premier helicopter tour company expands on Kauai with new tours departing from Princeville beginning June 4. The new tours will operate out of the company’s new helicopter base located on Kauai’s North Shore. “This new base allows us to better service our Kauai guests and showcases the beauty of the north shore,” said Gregg Lundberg, president of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters. “We’re honored to be a part of the wonderful community of Princeville and

Meridian Energy Group, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent with Target Lodging as Workforce Housing Provider for Davis Refinery Accommodations

BELFIELD, N.D., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Energy Group, Inc., the leading developer of innovative and environmentally-compliant oil refining facilities, signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) today with Target Lodging (“Target”) of The Woodlands, Texas to provide the workforce housing for the Davis Refinery project coming to Belfield, North Dakota. This LOI outlines the terms and conditions under which Meridian will be contracting for workforce housing needs at Target’s Dunn County Lodge in support of the workforce that will be constructing and then operating the initial phase of the Davis Refinery in Belfield, ND. Target Lodging, the largest

LKQ Corporation to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

CHICAGO, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today announced that members of its senior management will be presenting at the following investor conferences: Baird’s 2018 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference   June 6, 2018 InterContinental New York Barclay, New York           Stifel 2018 Cross Sector Insight Conference   June 11, 2018 InterContinental Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts           William Blair’s 38th Annual Growth Stock Conference   June 13, 2018 Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, Illinois               Materials relating to the presentations will be available on

Raise Production Inc. Announces Closing of Final Tranche of Private Placement

CALGARY, Alberta, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Raise Production Inc. (TSX-V:RPC) (“Raise” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the final tranche of its private placement offering (“Private Placement”) with Synergy Energy Holdings, LLC (“SEH”) previously announced on May 11, 2018.  The final tranche consisted of 3,633,333 common shares at a price of $0.24 per common share for total gross proceeds to the Company of $872,000. Upon closing of the final tranche, SEH holds approximately 12.86% of Raise’s issued and outstanding common shares. The common shares issued will be subject to a four month hold

TESARO Summarizes TOPACIO and QUADRA Trial Results Presented at 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting

TOPACIO data for ZEJULA® (niraparib) in combination with an anti-PD-1 mAb highlight promising activity in platinum-resistant/refractory ovarian cancer and triple-negative breast cancer beyond patients with BRCA mutations and support initiation of registration trials QUADRA results demonstrate durable responses beyond patients with BRCA mutations in late-line ovarian cancer treatment setting and support label expansion Investor webcast to highlight ZEJULA’s differentiation in difficult-to-treat ovarian cancer settings and potential in triple-negative breast cancer CHICAGO, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TESARO, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, summarized the results of the TOPACIO and QUADRA trials during an investor briefing held in conjunction

PRGX Announces Appointment of New Chief Information Officer

ATLANTA, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PRGX Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRGX), a global leader in Recovery Audit and Spend Analytics services, today announced that Jim Fisher has been named Chief Information Officer, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the IT and Shared Services functions. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fisher served as Senior Vice President of Target Technical Services for Target Corporation, responsible for architecture, platform engineering, networking, data center and field operations. Before Target, Mr. Fisher served as Senior Vice President of Global Infrastructure Operations at First Data Corporation, and prior to that he was Vice President of

Capital Southwest Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2018 and Announces Dividend of $0.29 Per Share for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2018

CSWC Increases Pre-Tax Net Investment Income to $0.28 Per Share and Increases NAV to $19.08 Per Share for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2018 DALLAS, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Southwest Corporation (“Capital Southwest,” “CSWC” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:CSWC), an internally managed business development company focused on providing flexible financing solutions to support the acquisition and growth of middle market business, today announced its financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Highlights Total Investment Portfolio: $393.1 million No investments currently on non-accrual Total Credit Portfolio:

Methanex Corporation Appoints Maureen Howe to Its Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Methanex Corporation (TSX:MX) (NASDAQ:MEOH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen Howe to its Board of Directors. Ms. Howe brings a wealth of finance and capital market experience to the Board. Ms. Howe served as Managing Director of Equity Research of Energy Infrastructure at RBC Capital Markets from 1996 to 2008.  Prior to working at RBC Capital Markets, Ms. Howe held finance positions in the utility industry, investment banking and portfolio management. Ms. Howe holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Manitoba and a Ph.D in

IIROC Trading Halt / Suspension de la negociation par l'OCRCVM – DHC

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following issues have been halted by IIROC / L’OCRCVM a suspendu la negociation des titres suivants: Company / Société : Deer Horn Capital Inc. CSE Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance CSE : DHC Reason / Motif : At the Request of the Company Pending News / À la demande de la société en attendant une nouvelle Halt Time (ET) / Heure de la suspension (HE)  16 :43 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually in anticipation

Post Holdings Announces Leadership Changes  

Chris Neugent named Executive Vice President, Strategy, Post Holdings Howard Friedman named President and Chief Executive Officer, Post Consumer Brands              ST. LOUIS, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company, today announced two leadership changes. Chris Neugent, current President and Chief Executive Officer of Post Consumer Brands, has been named Executive Vice President, Strategy for Post Holdings. Howard Friedman, formerly Executive Vice President of Kraft Heinz’s meat and dairy business, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Post Consumer Brands, effective July 23, 2018.

Oil States Adds Joe Wright to its Board

HOUSTON, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) announced today that its Board of Directors elected Joe Wright as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Wright fills a vacancy created earlier this year and will serve as a Class II Director with an initial term expiring in May 2021. “I’d like to welcome Joe to his new role as a Director of Oil States and look forward to the leadership and the strategic insight that he will bring to our Board. Joe brings extensive energy industry experience to Oil States which will provide meaningful

IIROC Trading Halt / Suspension de la negociation par l'OCRCVM – LIO

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following issues have been halted by IIROC / L’OCRCVM a suspendu la negociation des titres suivants: Company / Société : Lion One Metals Limited  TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX :   LIO Reason / Motif : At the Request of the Company Pending News / À la demande de la société en attendant une nouvelle Halt Time (ET) / Heure de la suspension (HE)  16:51 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually in

North American Construction Group Ltd. Announces the Award of a Significant Term Contract for Earthworks in the Oilsands

ACHESON, Alberta, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — North American Construction Group Ltd. (“NACG” or “the Company”) (TSX:NOA.TO) (NYSE:NOA) today announced the successful negotiation of a two year extension to a key Master Services Agreement, with a major oil sands customer, taking the expiration date to August 2022.  As part of the associated work scope, the Company has secured a three year term commitment for overburden removal, commencing after the completion of the previously announced 2018 work. The value of this backlog is expected to be around $120 million. Martin Ferron, Chairman and CEO, stated: “We believe that demand for

VAALCO Energy, Inc. Regains Compliance With NYSE Continued Listing Standard and Provides Operational Update

HOUSTON, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:EGY) today announced that it has received notification from the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) that the Company has regained full compliance with all of the NYSE’s continued listing standards, as indicated in a letter delivered to the Company on May 30, 2018. The Company’s common stock continues to trade without interruption on the NYSE. VAALCO also is announcing that the workover operations on the S. Tchibala 1HB well are complete and replacement of the Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) system was conducted safely and efficiently with no injuries or environmental

Federman & Sherwood Reminds Investors of Imminent Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On April 18, 2018, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV).  Federman & Sherwood reminds current and former shareholders of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. that they only have until Monday, June 18, 2018 to move the court for appointment as a lead plaintiff in this case.  The Complaint alleges violations of Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act, and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder. If you purchased Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. shares between

The Western Investment Company of Canada receives TSX approval for Normal Course Issuer Bid

HIGH RIVER, Alberta, June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Western Investment Company of Canada Limited (“Western” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V:WI) announces that it has obtained regulatory approval to proceed with a normal course issuer bid (the “Bid“) whereby Western may purchase up to a total of 1,500,000 common shares in the capital of the Corporation (“Common Shares”) representing approximately 4.89% of the Common Shares currently issued and outstanding (30,703,756 common shares were outstanding as of today’s date). It is expected that the Bid will commence on June 5, 2018 and terminate on June 5, 2019.  All acquisitions of Common

President of VantagePoint Trading Software Speaks Live on Fox Business About Continued Market Volatility Due to Trade Concerns

The artificial intelligence trading software that predicted the historical market drop in January, forecasts upcoming market trends amid recent trade concerns WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lane J. Mendelsohn, President of VantagePoint Software made an appearance on Fox Business this morning to speak about recent trade concerns and the future of the markets. Using patented Artificial Intelligence technology, Vantage Point can predict stock market trends and trend changes. Mendelsohn was invited to speak live first thing this morning on Fox Business, about the current state of the market and if his software, VantagePoint predicts continued market