Day: July 23, 2018

Ero Copper to Release Second Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results on August 13, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ero Copper Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX:ERO) will publish its second quarter 2018 financial and operating results on Monday August 13, 2018 after the close of the Toronto Stock Exchange.  The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on August 14, 2018 at 11:30am Eastern time (8:30am Pacific time). CONFERENCE CALL DETAILS Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Time: 11:30 am Eastern time (8:30 am Pacific time) Dial in: North America: 1-800-319-4610, International: +1-604-638-5340please dial in 5-10 minutes prior and ask to join the call     Replay North America:

McDonald’s Workforce Preparedness Study Shows Importance of Soft Skills Development in First Jobs

Survey provides a multi-generational view around the importance of skills tying to career aspirations CHICAGO, July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — McDonald’s today released the findings of its Workforce Preparedness Study that sought to understand American opinion of skills development and workforce preparedness across generations. Soft skills, such as teamwork, customer service and responsibility were found to be overwhelmingly important. McDonald’s commissioned Morning Consult to conduct a survey in May across the nation targeting 6,247 people in the general US population. This included 966 from the youngest workforce generation Gen Z (individuals 16-24) and 762 McDonald’s alumni. “As the workforce

Global Blockchain Forms Subsidiary GBT Exchanges Corp., to House Exchange-Related Interests, Closes Private Placement

Global Blockchain’s exchange-related developments continue across multiple fronts, aiming to enhance the usability and liquidity of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies in the operation of businesses across the globe. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (CSE:BLOC) (CSE:BLOC.CN) (CSE:BLOC.CNX) (FSE:BWSP) (OTC:BLKCF) (“BLOC” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on its exchange-related activities, which include interests in multiple cryptocurrency exchanges, as well as pending deals for the development of additional new exchanges. President and CEO Shidan Gouran stated “Our interests in this category form part of an additional and potentially stand-alone, critical mass

MADD Canada and Local Mayor Call for Ridesharing Approval in 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MADD Canada is hosting a press conference, along with Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart, regarding the provincial government’s recent announcement on ridesharing and to call for accelerated action to improve safety. When:    Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Where: Fairmont Waterfront   Nootka Room, 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, B.C. Who: Tracy Crawford, Regional Manager Western Canada, MADD Canada   Richard Stewart, Mayor, City of Coquitlam For more information, please contact:     Tracy Crawford  Deb Kelly  MADD Canada  MADD Canada  1-877-676-6233  /  604-999-2205 1-800-665-6233, ext. 240 Tcrawford@madd.ca DKelly@madd.ca  

Veritex Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

Strong Organic Loan Growth Continues in 2018 DALLAS, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritex Holdings, Inc. (“Veritex” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:VBTX), the holding company for Veritex Community Bank, today announced the results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. The Company reported net income available to common stockholders of $10.2 million, or $0.42 diluted earnings per share (“EPS”), compared to $10.4 million, or $0.42 diluted EPS, for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 and $3.6 million, or $0.23 diluted EPS, for the quarter ended June 30, 2017. C. Malcolm Holland, the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “I am extremely pleased to

Famous Dave’s Joins Seasoned in Battle Against Restaurant Turnover

Seasoned.co Continues to Build Its Network of Restaurant Talent & Jobs AUSTIN and SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Seasoned.co, the first professional community focused on improving both sides of the restaurant industry’s hiring process, locked in 6 Famous Dave’s locations to utilize their platform for all hiring needs. From scheduling interviews to gathering referrals, Seasoned handles tedious details so that managers can focus on running their restaurants. The platform makes it easy for employers to find, attract and hire the right candidates—for free and without the hassle of managing multiple job boards.  “We used to have to

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to invest in colleges to enhance business innovation

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canada Foundation for Innovation The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, will be at Red River College’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute to announce funding for research infrastructure projects at colleges and polytechnics across Canada. This support will help colleges work with local industry to innovate and give students hands-on learning and skills to prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. The Minister will be joined by college researchers, students and industry partners who will be available to speak to the media. Canada Foundation for Innovation Board Director, Mr. Ian Seymour, and

Belo Sun Provides a Progress Update on the Volta Grande Gold Project

TORONTO, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Belo Sun Mining Corp. (TSX:BSX) (“Belo Sun” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide a general update on the Company’s activities and progress. Indigenous StudyThe indigenous study has been advancing for the Volta Grande Gold Project. The Company has been working in cooperation with FUNAI (Fundação Nacional do Índio) and the Arara da Volta Grande and Juruna-Paquiçamba Indigenous communities (see the Company’s press release dated December 6, 2017). The work is progressing positively and cooperatively.  Meetings and consultations will continue as per the prescribed protocols.   Belo Sun has established an Advisory Board

Carolina Financial Corporation Reports Results for Second Quarter of 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C., July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Carolina Financial Corporation (the ”Company”) (NASDAQ:CARO) today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2018.  Financial highlights at and for the three months ended June 30, 2018, include: Net income for the second quarter 2018 increased 60.2% to $15.0 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, from $9.3 million, or $0.58 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2017.  Included in net income are pretax merger-related expenses of $0.5 million and $0.3 million for the second quarter of 2018 and 2017, respectively. Operating earnings for the second quarter of 2018, which

Belo Sun Announces the Appointment of General Franklimberg to the Belo Sun Indigenous, Community and Environmental Advisory Board

TORONTO, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Belo Sun Mining Corp. (TSX:BSX) (“Belo Sun” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that General Franklimberg Ribeiro de Freitas has accepted the appointment to the newly created Advisory Board for Indigenous, Community and Environmental Affairs (ICEA).  The Advisory Board will report to the President and CEO of Belo Sun, as well as to the Company’s Board of Directors. General Franklimberg Ribeiro de Freitas, served with distinction as an officer with the Brazilian Army with a career focused primarily on Northern Brazil and the Amazon. As Chief of the Operational Centre of the

Simmons Reports Record Earnings for Second Quarter 2018

PINE BLUFF, Ark., July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) today announced record net income of $53.6 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, compared to $23.1 million for the same period in 2017, an increase of $30.5 million, or 132.2%. Diluted earnings per share were $0.58, an increase of $0.22, or 61.1%, from the same period in 2017.  Included in second quarter 2018 results were $1.1 million in net after-tax merger-related and branch right-sizing costs. Excluding the impact of these items, core earnings were $54.7 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, compared

Independent Bank Group Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

MCKINNEY, Texas, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced net income of $29.6 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 compared to $18.1 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 and $29.0 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. For 2018, net income and earnings per share were positively impacted by the 14% reduction of the corporate U.S. statutory federal tax rate from 35% to 21% as a result of the enactment of

Alaris Royalty Corp. Releases Q2 2018 Financial Results

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES.  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW. CALGARY, Alberta, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alaris Royalty Corp. (“Alaris” or the “Corporation“) is pleased to announce its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. The results are prepared under International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”). Q2 2018 Highlights: Record quarterly revenue from Partners of $28.4 million, $0.78 per share, an increase of 25.8% on a per share basis over the prior year period

Suncor Energy announces Brian MacDonald to join Board of Directors

CALGARY, Alberta , July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Suncor today announced the appointment of Brian MacDonald to the company’s board of directors.  Mr. MacDonald’s appointment is effective July 23, 2018. “I’m pleased to welcome Brian MacDonald to the Suncor board of directors,” said Suncor board chair, Michael Wilson. “Mr. MacDonald brings extensive financial and business experience to Suncor’s Board, having held significant senior leadership positions in a variety of sectors.  We look forward to working with him on behalf of Suncor shareholders.” Brian MacDonald is president and chief executive officer for CDK Global Inc.  He previously served in senior

Maplewood International REIT Announces Filing of Management Information Circular for Special Meeting of Unitholders

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSXV:MWI.UN) Maplewood International Real Estate Investment Trust (the “REIT”), announced today it has filed a management information circular (the “Circular”) in connection with a special meeting of unitholders of the REIT (the “Unitholders”) to be held on August 13, 2018 to approve the sale of the REIT’s sole investment property in the Netherlands (the “Property”), which comprises substantially all of the assets of the REIT, and the special distribution to Unitholders of the net cash proceeds from the

Harte Gold Exploration Success Continues At Wolf

New Zone of Mineralization, the Fox Zone, Discovered Northwest of Wolf TORONTO, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:HRT) (OTC:HRTFF) (Frankfurt:H4O) is pleased to provide the following exploration update. Highlights: Wolf Zone drilling has extended known mineralization down dip.  Hole WZ-18-170 returned 3.83 g/t over 10.66 metres, including 5.41 g/t over 6.91 metres and 11.88 g/t over 2.66 metres.  The Wolf Zone remains open at depth.  The Company will continue drilling at 100 metre spacing below hole WZ-18-170 to test the down dip extension of this area. A new mineralized zone, now

Riedel Releases Report on Crypto Leader AC3 with Coin Value of $20.52

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AC3, the trusted leader in the digital content and education marketplace, announces the release of the Riedel research report. The report is an independent analysis of AC3’s decentralized platform, utility value and medium-term coin value. “Our focus from day one was to bring institutional quality governance and operations to the crypto ecosphere as we developed our business. In the last year, we built the blockchain infrastructure for secure digital content transactions and we are thrilled the hard work is starting to be recognize and valued,” stated John Fields, AC3 co-founder. Riedel has

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces Quarterly Revenues of $473.1 Million, an Increase of 1.5%; and Diluted Net Income Per Share of $0.26

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) (the “Company”) today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter of 2018. Revenues for the second quarter of 2018 under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) were $473.1 million, increasing $6.8 million, or 1.5%, compared to the second quarter of the prior year, with commissions and fees increasing by 1.6%. Net income was $73.9 million, increasing $7.8 million, or 11.8%, and diluted net income per share was $0.26, increasing by 13.0%, compared to the second quarter of the prior year. Total Revenues – Adjusted

Southern Missouri Bancorp Reports Preliminary Results for Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2018; Increases Quarterly Dividend by 18.2%, to $0.13 Per Common Share; Conference Call to Discuss Results Scheduled for Tuesday, July 24, at 1:30pm Central

Poplar Bluff, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (“Company”) (NASDAQ: SMBC), the parent corporation of Southern Bank (“Bank”), today announced preliminary net income available to common stockholders for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 of $5.6 million, an increase of $1.9 million, or 51.8%, as compared to the same period of the prior fiscal year. The increase was attributable to increases in net interest income and noninterest income, partially offset by increases in provision for loan losses, noninterest expense, and provision for income taxes. Preliminary net income available to common stockholders was $.63 per fully diluted

DiMaio Joins Bryn Mawr Trust Wealth Management Division

BRYN MAWR, Pa., July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (”BMT”), has announced Joseph J. DiMaio Jr., CFP®, has joined BMT’s Wealth Management Division as Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager, effective immediately.  Mr. DiMaio will report directly to BMT Wealth Management Division President Jennifer Dempsey Fox. “Joe has been part of the Philadelphia investment community since his days with the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and Core States,” said Ms. Fox, continuing, “his knowledge and experience in the investment arena are an asset to his clients and will