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2014-08-20 08:23:22

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - PanTerra Resource Corp. ("PanTerra" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:PRC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an arm's length purchase and sale agreement dated August 19, 2014 (the "Purchase and Sale Agreement") with a public Canadian oil and gas company to acquire (the "Acquisition") certain petroleum and natural gas assets located in several areas of the Western Canadian foothills, including the Brown Creek, Stolberg, Deanne, Burnt...

2014-08-19 20:21:53

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A number of media outlets have reported that Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard") (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B) is among a handful of companies rumoured to be pursuing the acquisition of a minority stake in China's Sinopec. Couche-Tard has no plan to invest in the Sinopec placement at this time. Furthermore, should Couche-Tard have material information to communicate, it would be timely circulated through a press release disclosing the news...

2014-08-19 16:29:20

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Lorus Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: LOR) ("Lorus" or the "Company") today announced voting results from the Company's annual and special meeting of shareholders held on August 19th in Toronto (the "Meeting"). The Company is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 15, 2014 were elected as directors. Each of the directors was elected by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present at...

2014-08-19 16:22:34

VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Equitas Resources Corp. ("Equitas" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EQT Frankfurt: T6U1) announces that it has mailed out the Information Circular with respect to its special meeting of shareholders scheduled for September 15, 2014 (the "Meeting"). As part of that Meeting, shareholders of the Company will be asked to approve a special resolution (the "Consolidation Resolution") approving the consolidation of the issued and outstanding common shares of the...

2014-08-19 08:22:53

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today the results of an independent resource evaluation for 36 of the Company's 60 exploration blocks in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Guatemala and Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). The 2014 resource evaluation was prepared by Petrotech Engineering Ltd. ("Petrotech") with an effective date of March 31, 2014 (the "2014 Resource Report"). The 2014 Resource Report...

2014-08-19 04:21:20

JOHANNESBURG, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has agreed to sell its 51% stake in Canteras del Hallazgo S.A.C (CDH), the company that manages the Chucapaca project in southern Peru, to its joint venture partner in the project, Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Buenaventura). Buenaventura is Peru's largest publicly traded, precious metals mining company and previously owned 49% in CDH. The agreed sale...

2014-08-19 00:20:54

CALGARY, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - (ARX - TSX) ARC Resources Ltd. ("ARC") confirms that a dividend of $0.10 per share designated as an eligible dividend will be paid on September 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 29, 2014. The ex-dividend date is August 27, 2014. As at August 18, 2014 the trailing twelve-month payments to investors, including the August 15, 2014 payment, total $1.20 per share. ARC offers a Dividend Reinvestment Plan ("DRIP") and Stock Dividend Program...

2014-08-18 16:21:45

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Gale Force Petroleum Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (OTCQX: GFPMF) ("Gale Force" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its 50% working interest in the Thunder Properties in South Texas, to the other owner of the properties (the "Buyer"), for $550,000 cash and the restructuring of debts owed to Gale Force by Buyer. Recently, the Company also announced its intention to sell a majority stake in its Texas Reef properties, which...

2014-08-18 12:27:00

Share your messages of hope and inspiration ahead of this year's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Leading up to October's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is inviting Canadians to share messages of hope and inspiration to family and friends who have been touched by breast cancer on a dedicated "Wall of Hope" in CIBC branches across Canada. As the presenting sponsor, CIBC will...

2014-08-15 12:26:23

ATLANTA and DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific LLC and SPG Holdings LLC today completed the previously announced acquisition of SPG by Georgia-Pacific. Financial details of the agreement are not being disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030425/PAPLOGO As a result of the acquisition, Georgia-Pacific acquired all of the equity of SPG held by investors in the company including CIC Partners, a Dallas-based middle market private equity firm that has been...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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