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2014-04-14 16:21:24

RICHMOND, BC, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a five-year multi-million dollar agreement with PASCO Corporation, a major player in the geospatial information industry. PASCO has been granted exclusive distribution rights, effective May 1, 2014, for RADARSAT-2 products and services to support government and commercial users in Japan...

2014-04-01 20:20:19

RICHMOND, BC, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, reported today that the Company has declared force majeure with respect to the Ground Segment of its communication satellite program in the Ukraine, and this position has been accepted by the customer. MDA and its Ukrainian customer are evaluating several go-forward scenarios with the goal to minimize the impact. The...

2014-03-03 16:21:13

RICHMOND, BC, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has received an order to provide RADARSAT-2 information to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) as part of EMSA's CleanSeaNet program. This order is the first issued under a four-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement MDA has with EMSA. The IDIQ has a ceiling of CA$7.5...

2014-02-24 16:20:20

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed contracts totaling approximately CA$3.5 million dollars with Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), France. MDA will extend its provision of RADARSAT-2 data to ground stations located in Brest, France; La Reunion Island; and Kerguelen Islands. The RADARSAT-2 imaging capabilities are...

2014-02-18 20:21:11

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed contracts in excess of CA$1 million with two leading international mining customers to provide critical information to monitor surface deformation at and in the vicinity of their mines. MDA will apply advanced RADARSAT-2 technology to detect subtle surface changes over a broad area....

2014-02-11 16:21:35

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has been awarded three contracts valued at a few million dollars. The undisclosed customers, two of whom are major international oil and gas companies, will receive space-based monitoring services from MDA's RADARSAT-2 satellite to support offshore exploration and production activities. MDA's...

2014-02-10 16:22:06

PALO ALTO, CA, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced it was awarded a contract by Skybox Imaging to build an advanced constellation of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites for Earth imaging. The contract award helps SSL, which is best known for its high-power geostationary communications satellites, to further expand its capabilities building LEO imaging satellites and solutions. SSL will build 13 small LEO...

2014-01-30 12:23:13

RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that the Sapphire satellite developed by MDA for Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) has completed its commissioning and is fully transitioned into operations as a contributing sensor to the U.S. Space Surveillance Network. Details of the original announcement were provided in the Company's news...

2014-01-17 08:22:59

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTCBB: PHOT), a diversified company operating in the legal cannabis industry which develops, markets and deploys products and services of legal cannabis, is pleased to provide the following letter from Sterling Scott, Chairman of the Board and CEO. Dear Investors, From its humble beginnings with the Phototron product line, GrowLife has been publicly owned and operated by ordinary Americans with a passion for our unique...

2014-01-13 23:03:46

HonestyFirstReviews.com releases a review of Inbox Blueprint, a newly launched training program for internet marketers seeking to leverage email marketing to grow their businesses and achieve an optimal ROI. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Inbox Blueprint, which promises to provide an almost "fool-proof" system for setting up and running successful email marketing campaigns, has just been released to the public creating a frenzied buzz of excitement throughout the...