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2014-09-03 08:24:20

LAVAL, QC, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B) announces today that it has signed, through its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary Statoil Fuel & Retail AS, an agreement to sell its aviation fuel business to Air BP. The sale is done through a share purchase agreement pursuant to which Air BP would acquire 100% of all issued and outstanding shares of Statoil Fuel & Retail Aviation AS ("SFR Aviation"). The deal, which is subject to...

2014-09-02 20:24:11

BEIJING, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a total of 30,326,005 class A ordinary shares of Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) ("Shanda Games"), being the entire equity interest that Perfect World previously acquired. Pursuant to the agreement, the Company will sell these shares to...

2014-09-02 08:25:01

BEIJING, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) ("Renren" or the "Company"), a leading real name social networking internet platform in China, today announced that it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders at 42/F, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong, China on September 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (local time). No proposals will be submitted for shareholder approval at the annual general meeting. Instead, the annual general...

2014-09-02 08:23:14

Acquisition of Bakken ethane pipeline adds additional fee-for-service pipeline infrastructure to Pembina's portfolio and establishes new growth platform CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina" or "the Company") (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) is pleased to announce that it has entered into agreements to acquire the Vantage pipeline system ("Vantage") and Mistral Midstream Inc.'s ("Mistral") interest in the Saskatchewan Ethane Extraction Plant ("SEEP")...

2014-09-02 08:23:04

Pembina enters into agreement with the Port of Portland, Oregon to enable the development of Pembina's planned West Coast propane export terminal project CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pembina Pipeline Corporation ("Pembina" or "the Company") (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) is pleased to announce that it has selected the site for the Company's planned West Coast propane export terminal project (the "West Coast Terminal" or the "Project"). On August 28, 2014, Pembina entered into...

2014-09-02 00:20:27

VANCOUVER, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) today announced the appointment of Mr. Randall (Randy) MacEwen as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 6, 2014. Mr. MacEwen will replace John Sheridan, who is retiring after serving as the Company's President and CEO since 2006. Further to the announcement in February of John Sheridan's plan to retire at yearend, he will continue to serve as an employee...

2014-09-01 12:22:30

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Markets for Microbiology Technology, Equipment and Consumableshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009157/Global-Markets-for-Microbiology-Technology-Equipment-and-Consumables.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis report explores the broader microbiology industry, including forecasted trends and sales through 2018. The key manufacturers, suppliers, users and factors such as demand are...

2014-08-29 16:21:50

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Corsa Coal Corp. (TSXV: CSO) ("Corsa" or the "Company") wishes to announce a correction to the exercise price of the stock options granted to certain employees of PBS and the Company that was announced on August 20, 2014 ("August 20 Press Release"). Under the Company's amended and restated stock option plan, in the event that stock options are granted by the Company on a date during a self-imposed insider-trading black-out period ("Black-Out Period"),...

2014-08-29 08:24:54

WINNIPEG AND MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) announced today that the Company received a letter, dated August 25, 2014, from the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") stating that for the previous 30 consecutive business days the bid price of the Company's common stock closed below the minimum $1.00 per share required for continued listing under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(a)(1). In accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), the...

2014-08-29 08:21:57

LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of the Canadian Oil Sands is one of the largest infrastructure projects in human history. At a time where technology is continually advancing, developments of such scale and importance necessitate end-to-end digitization to maximize the potential, and cost-effectiveness, of these oil reserves. With this in mind, the Oil and Gas Mobility Summit Calgary will bring together senior IT and enterprise mobility...


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