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2014-04-14 16:21:24

RICHMOND, BC, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a five-year multi-million dollar agreement with PASCO Corporation, a major player in the geospatial information industry. PASCO has been granted exclusive distribution rights, effective May 1, 2014, for RADARSAT-2 products and services to support government and commercial users in Japan...

2014-03-03 16:21:13

RICHMOND, BC, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has received an order to provide RADARSAT-2 information to the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) as part of EMSA's CleanSeaNet program. This order is the first issued under a four-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement MDA has with EMSA. The IDIQ has a ceiling of CA$7.5...

2014-02-24 16:20:20

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed contracts totaling approximately CA$3.5 million dollars with Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), France. MDA will extend its provision of RADARSAT-2 data to ground stations located in Brest, France; La Reunion Island; and Kerguelen Islands. The RADARSAT-2 imaging capabilities are...

2014-02-18 20:21:11

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed contracts in excess of CA$1 million with two leading international mining customers to provide critical information to monitor surface deformation at and in the vicinity of their mines. MDA will apply advanced RADARSAT-2 technology to detect subtle surface changes over a broad area....

2014-02-11 16:21:35

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has been awarded three contracts valued at a few million dollars. The undisclosed customers, two of whom are major international oil and gas companies, will receive space-based monitoring services from MDA's RADARSAT-2 satellite to support offshore exploration and production activities. MDA's...


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