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2014-04-07 08:21:42

Investment, new products indicative of shift from mechanical to electronic systems AURORA, ON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. announced that its Magna Closures operating unit, the global leader in latching system technology, has expanded its Dortec manufacturing facility to begin producing electronic systems and modules for the automotive industry. The $1.5-million expansion will create 75 new jobs and further positions Magna Closures to meet the growing...

2014-04-06 20:20:08

Tilk to assume CEO role in July 2014; Doyle to continue as Senior Advisor until June 2015, allowing for planned and seamless transition Listed: TSX, NYSE Symbol: POT SASKATOON, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Jochen Tilk as President and CEO, effective July 1, 2014. After 27 years of dedicated service - during which PotashCorp grew to become the world's largest crop...

2014-04-04 20:20:33

VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Quartz Mountain Resources Ltd. ("Quartz Mountain" or the "Company") (TSXV: QZM) (OTC: QZMRF) announces that, further to its release of November 15 2013, Amarc Resources Ltd. has terminated joint ventures with the Company and returned earned interests in the Galaxie and ZNT Projects in British Columbia. As a result, Quartz Mountain owns 100% of the Galaxie and ZNT Projects. About Quartz Mountain Resources Ltd. Quartz Mountain Resources...

2014-04-04 16:25:37

Total Issued Patents and Patents Pending of 182 - Represents 3.1X Rest of the Industry DALLAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, a leading provider of inmate communications services, investigative technologies, corrections/law enforcement/ emergency information technology services, interactive voice response systems, and active global positioning systems (GPS) based offender monitoring devices announced today continued strong growth of the industry leading patent...

2014-04-04 16:20:58

TSX: FRNYSE: AGFrankfurt: FMV VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the "Company") (NYSE:AG; TSX:FR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ramon Mendoza Reyes, P. Eng., as Vice President of Technical Services and as Qualified Person responsible for the Company's Mineral Reserve and Resource estimates, long-term mine planning and the coordination of all work related to the preparation of the Company's NI 43-101 Technical...

2014-04-04 16:20:42

VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") announces the closing of the purchase of the Marigold mine ("Marigold") from subsidiaries of Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) and Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX), previously announced on February 3, 2014. Marigold is a large scale, producing open pit gold mine in Nevada, USA. Total cash consideration paid at closing was $275 million. The purchase agreement includes...

2014-04-04 12:22:05

SASKATOON, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Canpotex Limited (Canpotex) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to an annual contract with its government and private sector partners in India to supply approximately 1 million tonnes of potash at a price of US$ 322.00 per tonne on a CFR basis. Steven Dechka, Canpotex's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated that this new agreement demonstrates once again the importance Canpotex places on the Indian market and on supporting its loyal and...

2014-04-04 08:23:00

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/slrqt6/global_coal_bed ) has announced the addition of the "Global Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Coal Bed Methane market to grow at a CAGR of 3.5 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the shifting focus...

2014-04-04 08:22:46

TORONTO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Company's results for the 2014 first quarter will be issued by press release on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Please note, as in accordance with the general guidelines of the TSX Manual, Russel Metals Inc. will be releasing all non-material announcements after the close of business at 5:00 p.m. ET. An Investor Conference Call will be hosted by Brian R. Hedges, President and Chief Executive Officer, John G. Reid, Executive Vice President and...

2014-04-03 20:20:22

TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN RIDGELAND, MS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - FRANCHISE SERVICES OF NORTH AMERICA INC. ("FSNA" or the "Company") (FSN.V) reports that the TSX Venture Exchange has advised that, effective April 16, 2014, the Company will be reclassified from Tier 1 to Tier 2 pursuant to Exchange Policy 2.5 should the disclosure deficiencies (the "Deficiencies") that caused the imposition of the cease trade order issued on April 1, 2014 by the Alberta Securities Commission (the...