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2014-10-31 16:22:10

HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC) announced today that Andrew Lane, MRC Global Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Robert W. Baird 2014 Industrial Conference on Wednesday, November 12 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation and the accompanying slides will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.mrcglobal.com and will be archived there for...

2014-10-31 16:22:05

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) members attending the National Oil Bargaining conference here this week developed bargaining proposals that will go to the oil membership for a vote before they become the union's national bargaining policy. Delegates also unanimously passed a resolution to form a committee that will put together a supplemental strike fund to support oil locals and units in addition to the International union's substantial...

2014-10-31 16:22:04

LONDON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTTI Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VTTI) today announced that the board of directors of its general partner has declared a prorated quarterly cash distribution of $0.159783 per unit for the third quarter of 2014. The distribution was prorated for the period beginning on August 6, 2014, which was the closing date of VTTI's initial public offering, and ending on September 30, 2014, and corresponds to a quarterly distribution of $0.2625 per unit, or...

2014-10-31 16:22:03

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has heavily invested the country's oil revenues in its infrastructure to enhance its growth potential. The state-of-the art Sipopo Conference Center is an example of the return on investment Equatorial Guinea has received from investing its revenues in the infrastructure sector. The West African nation has extensive experience in hosting international conferences, forums and other...

2014-10-31 16:22:01

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) (the "Company" or "Acorn") today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with accredited investors in connection with a private placement of unregistered shares common stock and warrants to purchase common stock. Upon the closing of this financing, Acorn will receive gross proceeds of approximately $4.5 million resulting from the issuance and sale of 4,285,714 unregistered shares of...

2014-10-31 16:21:55

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Environmental Monitoring Instrument Industry Report, 2013-2015" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 As industrialization and urbanization advances unceasingly in China, environmental issues are of the greatest concern to the public and environmental protection gradually turns into a national policy. Accordingly, environmental monitoring instrument as...

2014-10-31 16:21:54

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has declared a quarterly dividend of 83 cents per common share. The payment date is Dec. 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on Nov. 13, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with...

2014-10-31 16:21:53

New York - AGToronto - FR Frankfurt - FMV Mexico - AG VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (AG: NYSE; FR: TSX) (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce that its unaudited third quarter financial results will be released on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. First Majestic is a mining company focused on silver production in México and is aggressively pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets and the pursuit through...

2014-10-31 16:21:52

LONDON, October 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, we hereby notify the market of the following: Royal Dutch Shell plc's (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) capital consists of 3,910,989,093 A shares and 2,440,410,614 B shares, each with equal voting rights. Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury. The total number of A shares and B shares in issue is 6,351,399,707 and this figure may be used by...

2014-10-31 16:21:49

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "India Chlor Alkali Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Chlor alkali market in India has witnessed healthy growth in recent years, largely driven by increasing demand from end user industries due to higher output from the chemicals sector. Chlor alkali market is broadly categorized into three segments, namely Caustic...


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DINA S.A.
2014-06-23 06:49:58

DINA S.A. is a Mexican automotive manufacturer of heavy trucks, specialty trucks, urban buses, armored military vehicles and intercity coaches. The company was founded in 1951 and is owned by the Gomez Flores family located in Ciudad Sahagun, Hidalgo, Mexico. Products manufactured by DINA are distributed to the UK, US, Russia, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Mexico, Nicaragua and other Central and South American countries. The company was founded under the name Diesel Nacional S.A. with an...

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

Alpha Sports
2014-06-23 06:23:23

Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

Cheetah Racing Cars
2014-06-23 06:16:01

Cheetah Racing Cars is a manufacturer of race cars in Australia. The design, engineering and production of Cheetah Race Cars are done by Brian Shead at a factory behind his home in Mordialloc, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The first car produced by Shead was for his own use in 1960 to race in the Formula Junior. He built another Cheetah in 1962 and a third in 1963. In 1970 he produced a MK4H Hill-climb car V-8 Oldsmobile, adding a redesign to previous cars. In 1973, Shead started to...

Holden
2014-06-18 08:33:12

Holden is the shortened name for GM Holden LTD located in Australia. It is an automaker that began in 1856 as a manufacturer of saddles and entered into automobile manufacturing in 1908. In 1931 the company became a subsidiary of GM and was named GM Holden LTD. In 1998 the name was changed to Holden LTD and adopted the name Holden in 2005. On December 11, 2013, Holden announced they will cease production at the end of 2017. Holden produces GM vehicles in Australia along with other brand...

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