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2011-05-10 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and DULUTH, Minn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DemandTec, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMAN), the collaborative optimization network for retailers and consumer products companies, today announced at DemandBetter 2011 a partnership with the Labovitz School of Business & Economics (LSBE) at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) to support the university's new program training students with skills for careers in the retail and consumer products industries. The Retail Marketing...

2011-05-05 10:37:00

TORONTO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) will be profiled on national TV by BTV-Business Television on May 7(th) and May 8(th), 2011.  Broadcast times and channels throughout North America are listed below. The video will also be viewable online by clicking on the following link: http://www.b-tv.com/i/videos/WallbridgeApr11.wmv and will be available on the Wallbridge Mining website at www.wallbridgemining.com. BTV-Business Television, is...

2011-05-05 07:40:00

-- 31,000 acres of 100% owned exploration properties in close proximity to the Twin Metals Project -- 7,053 line kilometre airborne VTEM-Magnetic survey completed and definition of high priority targets for follow-up -- Expanding team from 4 to 12 for a summer geochemistry and mapping program -- Initiating drilling in June, and planning additional drilling as year progresses TORONTO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -...

2011-04-28 09:17:00

-- Acquisition of Franconia has significantly expanded the scope and scale of the joint venture development -- The Twin Metals Project is the newly expanded project which includes the Nokomis Deposit and three additional resources from the acquisition -- The Twin Metals technical team is actively working on planning and engineering of the expanded project -- Currently conducting studies to optimize the scale...

2011-04-01 12:39:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pace Analytical is pleased to announce that it has purchased the assets of the laboratory division and a portion of the field sampling division of Northeast Technical Services, Inc. (NTS) based in Virginia, MN, as well as the associated Laboratory-Service Center in Duluth, MN. NTS is a high quality laboratory focused on meeting the environmental testing needs of their customers throughout Minnesota and surrounding states. NTS has provided...

2011-03-23 15:45:00

BELLEVILLE, Wis., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Without plumbers we'd all be in deep you-know-what. Thankful for plumber ingenuity and for making its Longtail T® famous, Wisconsin-based retailer Duluth Trading Company is saluting plumbers with a "Hug a Plumber " contest in honor of National Plumber's Day on April 25. Duluth Trading, whose Longtail T is three inches longer than an ordinary T-shirt and stays tucked in when you bend or crouch, is searching for heroic...

2011-03-07 14:35:00

-- Consolidates one of the world's largest copper-nickel-precious metals deposits -- A strategic mega-resource for the United States in the context of a politically safe jurisdiction -- Moves the planning within Twin Metals Minnesota LLC towards larger scale development and optimization -- Increases potential job creation and economic impact for the State of Minnesota -- Demonstrates strength of the...

2011-03-07 05:29:00

TORONTO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth") (TSX: DM) (TSX: DM.U) and Franconia Minerals Corporation ("Franconia") (TSX: FRA) are pleased to announce that the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta has issued a final order approving the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") involving Duluth and Franconia. As previously announced, at the special meeting of Franconia shareholders held on Thursday, March 3, 2011, the Arrangement...

2011-03-03 11:39:00

TORONTO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth") (TSX: DM) (TSX: DM.U) and Franconia Minerals Corporation ("Franconia") (TSX: FRA) are pleased to announce that Franconia shareholders have approved the previously announced plan of arrangement involving Duluth and Franconia (the "Arrangement"). At the special meeting of Franconia shareholders held earlier today, the Arrangement was approved by 88% of the votes cast by shareholders of Franconia represented in person or...

2011-02-22 14:38:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center Duluth's annual Great Lakes Mono-Ski Madness is the largest adapted learn-to-ski event in the Midwest. It kicks off at Spirit Mountain Ski Area in Duluth this Wednesday, Feb. 23, and concludes with Race Day on Friday, Feb. 25. This year's event includes a number of military veterans with service-related injuries or disabilities who participate in Operation Liberty. This program, administered by Courage Center's Sports and...


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