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2015-05-21 12:28:10

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today invited Canadians to participate in a project that will measure the performance of

2015-05-21 12:27:18

MUMBAI, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Targets 50,000 Performers and 10 Million Downloads in India, Expand into SE Asia by end of 2015 #fame, the premier

2015-05-21 12:25:35

DUBLIN, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/679shd/top_technologies)

2015-05-21 12:25:13

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Air Products (NYSE: APD) today declared a quarterly dividend of 81 cents per share of common stock.

2015-05-21 12:25:04

SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra U.S. Gas & Power's Copper Mountain Solar 1 facility in Boulder City, Nev. has been recognized as the first solar power plant in the U.S.

2015-05-21 12:24:56

NINGBO, China, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading professional solar PV manufacturer Risen Energy Co., Ltd will set up an internet finance service subsidiary to create a new ecosystem of energy

2015-05-21 12:24:54

PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today disputed allegations of picket line misconduct made by Century Aluminum (NASDAQ:CENX), which locked out

2015-05-21 12:24:36

DEDHAM, Mass., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE: AT) (TSX: ATP) ("Atlantic Power" or the "Company") today announced that the Company will appoint Gilbert S.

2015-05-21 12:22:09

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalloy today announced a new Fort Lauderdale, Florida, sales and warehouse facility to house its growing Chromalloy Material Solutions

2015-05-21 12:21:52

LONDON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Automotive Brake Master Cylinder Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Automotive Brake Master


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