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2014-07-17 12:21:30

RICHMOND, BC, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has received a follow-on contract for CA$6.6 million from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission. The total contract value to-date is $25 million. MDA will build a laser-based instrument that will be used for the six-month task of mapping the surface of the 500 metre...

2014-07-16 16:21:11

RICHMOND, BC, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, plans to release its Second Quarter 2014 financial results at 1:30 p.m. PDT (4:30 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. MDA President and CEO Daniel Friedmann, and Executive Vice President and CFO Anil Wirasekara, will host an earnings conference call the same day, reviewing the Second Quarter results, followed by a...

2014-07-15 16:22:08

RICHMOND, BC, July 15, 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 contract valued in excess of CA$6 million with an undisclosed customer to provide two communications satellite subsystems. About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide....

2014-07-14 16:20:53

RICHMOND, BC, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that MDA Information Systems LLC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a business that includes radar and other information sensors used for national security purposes. This business will significantly strengthen MDA's ability to pursue future surveillance and intelligence programs in the U.S. "One...

2014-07-14 08:21:16

RICHMOND, BC, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for its Geospatial Terminal Operations (GTO) requirement. Under the GTO contract, MDA will provide software systems and services to automate the production of NGA's aeronautical charting products associated with flight...

2014-07-08 08:20:56

RICHMOND, BC, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been contracted by the Commonwealth of Australia to continue MDA's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle surveillance service for the Australian Defence Force in Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan until the end of 2014. MDA has been supporting the Australian Forces by providing critically important real-time...

2014-07-08 00:20:16

RICHMOND, BC, July 7, 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 contract valued at CA$14 million with the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) to provide an operational electronic parcel map solution known as ParcelMap BC. Under this project, MDA will design and implement a GIS-based system for the LTSA to create and maintain...

2014-06-25 20:20:30

RICHMOND, BC, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed contracts worth approximately US$16 million to provide geospatial information and services. About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets...

2014-05-08 00:20:25

RICHMOND, BC, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that the eight nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 26, 2014 were elected directors of MDA. The detailed results of the votes held at its annual and special general meeting held on May 1, 2014 (the "Meeting") as set forth below: Votes FOR...

2014-05-01 16:22:08

RICHMOND, BC, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Consolidated revenues this quarter were $492.6 million, up from $428.6 million for the first quarter of 2013. Operating earnings(1) increased to $49.4 million, or $1.37 per share(1), compared to $41.8 million, or $1.30 per share, for the first...


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