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2014-07-31 12:27:37

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) has approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.30 is payable on September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 26, 2014. McGraw Hill Financial has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 25 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for the last 41 years. The annualized...

2014-07-30 08:30:45

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com) today announced that Harvey Bernstein, the company's Vice President, Industry Insights & Alliances, has been elected to the National Academy of Construction (NAC). Bernstein's election honors his lifelong career of leadership in engineering and construction research that has fostered industry innovation, sustainability and global best practices. "The National Academy of Construction...

2014-07-29 12:30:36

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education Professional, a leading global provider of content and services for the science, technical, and medical communities, has announced the launch of the AccessMedicine App, the first off-line mobile application of the world-renowned medical education platform. A key feature of the new AccessMedicine App, available for download onto all iOS and Android devices, is that users will now be able to gain access to valuable AccessMedicine...

2014-07-29 08:23:44

June Demand up 8.6% from May; Above 10 Million Barrels Per Day 2nd Time This Year SINGAPORE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's apparent oil demand* in June turned directions from May and climbed 2.7% versus the same month a year ago to 41.94 million metric tons (mt) or an average 10.25 million barrels per day (b/d), according to a just-released Platts analysis of Chinese government data. On a month-over-month basis, apparent oil demand was up 8.6% from May. "Analysts...

2014-07-25 12:22:33

June Production from Prolific Basins Up 642,000 Barrels Daily Versus Year Ago DENVER and HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 33% in June, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. The production increase is most likely attributable to the rise in returns producers are...

2014-07-24 16:29:38

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") today announced that on July 24, 2014, the Board of Directors elected Robert J. Bahash and Maurice Reznik as Directors of the Company. Mr. Bahash was elected as a Class A director with a term expiring at the annual shareholders meeting in May 2016. Mr. Reznik was elected as a Class C director with a term expiring at the annual shareholders meeting in May 2015. Mr. Bahash,...

2014-07-24 16:22:26

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, has enhanced its cartographic portfolio with the release of the 2014 North American Natural Gas System Map - a complete view of the U.S. and Canadian natural gas industry, from extraction point to export terminal. In addition to its geographical features, the map -- used around the world for more than 20 years -- illustrates existing infrastructure information...

2014-07-23 12:33:59

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New construction starts in June advanced 6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $549.7 billion, the highest level so far in 2014, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Nonresidential building strengthened after pulling back in May, with the lift coming from the start of several large manufacturing plant projects. Modest gains in June were also reported for housing and nonbuilding construction (public...

2014-07-23 08:34:11

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction's ENR (http://enr.construction.com), the primary trusted source of news, analysis, commentary, and data for the construction industry, today announced that the publication's editor-in-chief, Janice Tuchman, has received the 2014 Carroll H. Dunn Award from the Construction Industry Institute (CII). The award recognizes her significant achievements in improving the engineering and construction industry. The award,...

2014-07-17 08:22:50

Deal Supports Strategy of Linking Price and Fundamentals to Provide Unique Insights LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, announced today that it has acquired London-based Eclipse Energy Group, a privately owned provider of data and analysis on the European gas, power and global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets. The acquisition will enable Platts, a business of McGraw Hill Financial...


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