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  • Free Media Relations Webinar! How to Increase Media Interest in Your Healthcare News

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    10 Jul 2014 | 12:20 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire to host Free Media Relations Webinar - How to Increase Media Interest in Your Healthcare News, Thursday, July 17
  • Business Wire Spotlight: Meet Justine Fifield

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    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:57 am
    In today’s employee spotlight, we interviewed Justine Fifield, an editor from our Canadian office, asking her to share more about herself, her job and her vision for Business Wire. Justine, it is wonderful to speak with you!  Where are you from? Born and raised in Toronto, Canada When did you start working for Business Wire? I started just […]
  • Luxfer Announces First Delivery of New G-Stor® Go Type 4 CNG Cylinders

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    28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    RIVERSIDE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Luxfer announces first delivery of new G-Stor® Go Type 4 CNG cylinders.
  • Eric Noe Joins TakePart.com as Editor-in-Chief

    Business Wire Communications News
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:31 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TakePart (TakePart.com), Participant Media’s digital news and lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, announced today that veteran journalist Eric Noe has joined the growing website as its Editor-In-Chief. “Eric has a proven track record in developing compelling and authoritative stories,” said Karina Kogan, EVP TakePart. “His extensive management experience in a digital newsroom will be an incredible asset as we continue to reach
  • Tucson Peach Acquires Sonoran Air

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    28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kenneth D. Goodrich, managing partner of Tucson Peach, LLC and Goettl Air Conditioning, announced today Tucson Peach, LLC has acquired Phoenix-based HVAC company Sonoran Air. The company will operate under the new name Sonoran Air Conditioning. Sonoran Air was founded more than 25 years ago in Phoenix, Ariz. Since then, it has grown to become a specialist in the installation of air conditioning systems for new residential and commercial construction projects, as well a
 
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  • Business Wire Spotlight: Meet Justine Fifield

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:57 am
    In today’s employee spotlight, we interviewed Justine Fifield, an editor from our Canadian office, asking her to share more about herself, her job and her vision for Business Wire. Justine, it is wonderful to speak with you!  Where are you from? Born and raised in Toronto, Canada When did you start working for Business Wire? I started just […]
  • Business Wire Shares 4 Tips for Taking Better Photos

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    23 Jul 2014 | 4:42 am
    With more than 8.3 billion photos uploaded and shared every day, more and more PR pros are learning how to take fantastic, but also useful, photos. In our recent CommPro.biz article, Ciaran Ryan interviews two leading photographers who shared their top 4 tips to taking the perfect photo.  You can read the entire piece here.  […]
  • Business Wire Spotlight: Meet Rishika Jha

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    21 Jul 2014 | 4:54 am
    Ever wonder what it is like to work for Business Wire?  In today’s employee spotlight, we talk with Rishika Jha, an account executive from our Canadian team about herself, her job and her vision for Business Wire. Rishika, where are you from? India, originally. Now a permanent resident of Canada. When did you start working […]
  • Frankie Flack Explains Why Newsrooms are Using Press Releases More Than Ever

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    17 Jul 2014 | 12:43 pm
    By Neil Hershberg, Sr. Vice President, Global Media, Business Wire Not only are press releases alive and well but, according to an industry insider, their role in today’s editorial ecosystem is more important than ever. They have emerged as the “exclusive information source” for many corporate developments, most of which fail to generate independent coverage. Frankie Flack, a pseudonym […]
  • Using PR Targeting and Measurement Strategies for Investor Relations

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    16 Jul 2014 | 4:00 am
    By Farah Merchant, Global Disclosure & Financial Reporting Services, Business Wire Targeting, monitoring and measurement are essential to every successful public or investor communications program. So how do you do it? The first step for any effective program is to identify or ‘target’ your organization’s correct audience. If performed early on in the communications program, […]
 
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  • Eric Noe Joins TakePart.com as Editor-in-Chief

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:31 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TakePart (TakePart.com), Participant Media’s digital news and lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, announced today that veteran journalist Eric Noe has joined the growing website as its Editor-In-Chief. “Eric has a proven track record in developing compelling and authoritative stories,” said Karina Kogan, EVP TakePart. “His extensive management experience in a digital newsroom will be an incredible asset as we continue to reach
  • Acosta Sales & Marketing Secures Equity Investment from The Carlyle Group

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:36 pm
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acosta Sales & Marketing, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer goods industry, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for an equity investment by The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”), a global alternative asset manager. Carlyle will purchase the full ownership stake of funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”). GIC, which is currently an investor in Acosta, will re-invest in the company. Following the investme
  • A. H. Belo Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2014 Net Income from Continuing Operations

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014, highlighted by an increase in total operating revenue of 0.2 percent, driven by continued growth in printing and marketing services revenue. Jim Moroney, chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Our second quarter 2014 operating performance reflects the Company’s success in leveraging our core competencies in order to diversify and grow revenue streams, while cont
  • Tommy Hilfiger Announces Fall 2014 Global Advertising Campaign

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    NEW YORK & AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), announces its Fall 2014 global advertising campaign la víe en rõpe. The Hilfigers – the beloved all-American family at the heart of the brand’s marketing strategy – make the trek to Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada meet, to establish a preppy outpost as the eclectic group of characters conquer the great outdoors. All the rugged references are here: high-peak parkas, snowlines
  • The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc., The European Equity Fund, Inc., and The New Germany Fund, Inc. Announce Extension of Share Repurchases and Adoption of New Discount Management Programs

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc. (NYSE:CEE), The European Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EEA), and The New Germany Fund, Inc. (NYSE:GF) (each, a “Fund,” and collectively, the “Funds”) each announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an extension of the current repurchase authorization permitting EEA, GF and CEE to repurchase up to 950,000, 1,550,000 and 1,010,000 shares, respectively, during the period from August 1, 2014 through July 31, 2015. R
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  • Tucson Peach Acquires Sonoran Air

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kenneth D. Goodrich, managing partner of Tucson Peach, LLC and Goettl Air Conditioning, announced today Tucson Peach, LLC has acquired Phoenix-based HVAC company Sonoran Air. The company will operate under the new name Sonoran Air Conditioning. Sonoran Air was founded more than 25 years ago in Phoenix, Ariz. Since then, it has grown to become a specialist in the installation of air conditioning systems for new residential and commercial construction projects, as well a
  • Kaufman Lynn Construction Announces New CFO and Promotions Within Senior Management Team

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:51 pm
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaufman Lynn Construction announces key hire and promotions as part of its strategic growth plan.
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:08 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights Funds from operations (FFO) of $0.72 per share Net income available to common stockholders of $0.32 per share, including a gain from dispositions of $0.17 per share and a gain on sale of land of $0.04 per share Revenues from continuing operations of $129.2 million Stabilized portfolio was 93.6% occupied and 95.7% leased at Jun
  • H&E Equipment Services Announces 2014 Second Quarter Earnings and Conference Call Date

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:02 pm
    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) today announced that it will release its 2014 second quarter financial results before the market on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss second quarter results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). To listen to the call, participants should dial 913-312-1467 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephonic replay will become avai
  • Tutor Perini Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second-Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    SYLMAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that it will host a conference call at 1:30 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, to discuss the Company's second-quarter 2014 results. Speakers on the call from Tutor Perini will be Ronald Tutor, Chairman and CEO, and Michael Kershaw, Executive Vice President and CFO. The Company plans to distribute its earnings announcement the same day after the mark
 
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  • Tommy Hilfiger Announces Fall 2014 Global Advertising Campaign

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    NEW YORK & AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), announces its Fall 2014 global advertising campaign la víe en rõpe. The Hilfigers – the beloved all-American family at the heart of the brand’s marketing strategy – make the trek to Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada meet, to establish a preppy outpost as the eclectic group of characters conquer the great outdoors. All the rugged references are here: high-peak parkas, snowlines
  • ALFA Welcomes Five New Directors

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:09 pm
    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ALFA welcomes five new directors who have been elected to Board of Directors at a crucial time in the association’s efforts to advance excellence in senior living.
  • Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Results and File Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q on Tuesday, July 29

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:05 pm
    SOUTHPORT, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) will file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the close of the stock market. On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Sturm, Ruger will host a webcast at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the second quarter operating results. Interested parties can access the webcast at www.ruger.com/corporate or by dialing 866-314-5232, participant code 75848002. The Form 10-Q will be available on the SEC website at www.sec
  • Mello Yello® Refreshes the Hunt for a Taste of American History

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:28 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s time to show off treasures from your own picking expeditions. This summer, Mello Yello is helping America’s favorite pickers uncover handpicked antiques and collectibles across the nation. Mello Yello is going along for the ride as HISTORY’s “American Pickers” travels the back roads of the United States on the hunt for treasures in people’s garages, barns, basements and other places where interesting pieces of American history might be hiding. To add a refreshing
  • NRG eVgo Partnership with BMW Expands Access to Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Network

    28 Jul 2014 | 12:28 pm
    SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NRG eVgo is partnering with BMW on its new ChargeNow DC Fast program. Now, BMW i3 drivers in California can enjoy unlimited, no cost 30 minute DC fast charging, at eVgo Freedom Station® sites.
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  • Crane Co. Declares Third Quarter Dividend and Announces 10% Dividend Increase

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:02 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors today declared a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend, to $0.33 per share from $0.30 per share. The dividend is payable on September 9, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 29, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate will now be $1.32 per share. Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineer
  • Crane Co. Reports Second Quarter Results; Increases Dividend 10%

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $0.93 per share in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included Special Items of $9.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.15 per share. Second quarter 2013 results included Special Items of $7.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.13 per share. Excluding these Special Items in
  • Knowles Reports Q2 2014 Financial Results and Provides Outlook for Q3 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:01 pm
    ITASCA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and provided projections for the third quarter of 2014. “Our second quarter results were above our prior projections,” said Jeffrey Niew, President and CEO of Knowles. “We delivered better-than-expected revenue driven by both our Mobile Consumer Electronics and Specialt
  • Quality Products Inc. Announces Acquisition

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:00 pm
    COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quality Products, Inc. (OTC Pink: QPDC), a manufacturer and distributor of aircraft ground support equipment, hydraulic press machine tools, press brakes, hydraulic presses and shears, today announced the acquisition of Fenn, LLC. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Commenting on the transaction, David Somers, President of Quality Products Inc., stated, “This acquisition continues the expansion of our businesses in metal working machinery and equipm
  • IronPlanet Awarded Contract for U.S. Department of Defense Rolling Stock Surplus Contract

    28 Jul 2014 | 11:56 am
    PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IronPlanet®, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling used heavy equipment and trucks, today announced that it was awarded the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) contract to manage and sell rolling stock surplus assets of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) (Surplus Contract). The DLA issued the final contract award to IronPlanet on July 25, 2014 pursuant to a competitive bid process that was held on April 1, 2014. Bids for the Surplus Contrac
 
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  • Crane Co. Declares Third Quarter Dividend and Announces 10% Dividend Increase

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:02 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors today declared a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend, to $0.33 per share from $0.30 per share. The dividend is payable on September 9, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 29, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate will now be $1.32 per share. Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineer
  • Tucson Peach Acquires Sonoran Air

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kenneth D. Goodrich, managing partner of Tucson Peach, LLC and Goettl Air Conditioning, announced today Tucson Peach, LLC has acquired Phoenix-based HVAC company Sonoran Air. The company will operate under the new name Sonoran Air Conditioning. Sonoran Air was founded more than 25 years ago in Phoenix, Ariz. Since then, it has grown to become a specialist in the installation of air conditioning systems for new residential and commercial construction projects, as well a
  • Crane Co. Reports Second Quarter Results; Increases Dividend 10%

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $0.93 per share in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included Special Items of $9.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.15 per share. Second quarter 2013 results included Special Items of $7.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.13 per share. Excluding these Special Items in
  • San Bruno Calls for Removal of CPUC President, Investigation by Governor, A.G., Legislature, DOJ Following Exposure of Documents Revealing Illegal Relationship Between CPUC and PG&E

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:48 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following is a statement by the City of San Bruno: In a series of significant legal and regulatory motions, the City of San Bruno today demanded the immediate removal of California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey and substantial penalties against the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. after it was exposed that top CPUC and PG&E staff engaged in repeated and illegal private (ex parte) conversations in the ongoing CPUC penalty proceeding rela
  • AmeriGas Propane Declares Partnership Distribution

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:15 pm
    VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Directors of AmeriGas Propane, Inc., general partner of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APU), have declared a quarterly partnership distribution of $0.88 per limited partnership unit, payable August 18, 2014 to unitholders of record August 11, 2014. About AmeriGas AmeriGas is the nation’s largest retail propane marketer, serving over two million customers in all 50 states from over 2,500 distribution locations. UGI Corporation, through subsidiaries, is the sol
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  • Eric Noe Joins TakePart.com as Editor-in-Chief

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:31 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TakePart (TakePart.com), Participant Media’s digital news and lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, announced today that veteran journalist Eric Noe has joined the growing website as its Editor-In-Chief. “Eric has a proven track record in developing compelling and authoritative stories,” said Karina Kogan, EVP TakePart. “His extensive management experience in a digital newsroom will be an incredible asset as we continue to reach
  • Affinity Gaming Reaches Settlement Agreement with Shareholders and Announces Amendment to Credit Agreement

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affinity Gaming (“Affinity” or the “Company”), a diversified casino gaming company, today announced a Settlement Agreement (“Agreement”) to dismiss pending shareholder litigation and reconstitute its Board of Directors. The Agreement is supported by a supermajority of the Company’s shareholders, including Z Capital Partners (“Z Capital”, a 33.7% shareholder), Silver Point Capital (“Silver Point”, a 25.1% shareholder) and other large shareholders with approximately 24
  • HGTV To Begin Production on ‘Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip’ Featuring Derek Hough and Mark Ballas

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:43 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New HGTV series, Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip, stars Derek Hough and Mark Ballas from ABC's Dancing with the Stars.
  • Mello Yello® Refreshes the Hunt for a Taste of American History

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:28 pm
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s time to show off treasures from your own picking expeditions. This summer, Mello Yello is helping America’s favorite pickers uncover handpicked antiques and collectibles across the nation. Mello Yello is going along for the ride as HISTORY’s “American Pickers” travels the back roads of the United States on the hunt for treasures in people’s garages, barns, basements and other places where interesting pieces of American history might be hiding. To add a refreshing
  • MTR Gaming Group to Report Second Quarter 2014 Results on Friday, August 8, 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:01 pm
    CHESTER, W. Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MNTG) today announced that it will issue its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Friday, August 8, 2014 before the stock market opens. Management will conduct a conference call focusing on the financial results and recent corporate developments on that day at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Interested parties may participate in the call by dialing (888) 417-8465. Please call in 10 minutes before the call is scheduled
 
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  • La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Closes Offering of Common Stock

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:29 pm
    SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Closes Offering of Common Stock
  • Owens & Minor Announces Third Quarter 2014 Cash Dividend of $0.25 Per Share

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:45 pm
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE-OMI) today announced that its board of directors has approved the payment of the third quarter 2014 cash dividend in the amount of $0.25 per share. The cash dividend is payable on September 30, 2014, to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2014. Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a leading healthcare logistics company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of CareTM by providing vital supply chai
  • Kindred Healthcare Announces Expiration of Tender Offer for Gentiva

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:45 pm
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred” or “the Company”) (NYSE:KND) today announced the expiration of its amended tender offer to purchase 14.9% of the outstanding shares of Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (“Gentiva”) (NASDAQ:GTIV) for $16.00 per share in cash. At the expiration of the offer, certain conditions of the offer had not been satisfied and Kindred had not waived those conditions. Accordingly, no shares of common stock of Gentiva were purchased by Kindred
  • Enrolling in Employee Benefits Doesn’t Have to Be Clear as Mud

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Assurant has built a full suite of services, including benefits communication and administration capabilities, to support employers introducing voluntary products into their benefits strategy.
  • Owens & Minor Implements Management Succession Plan

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:12 pm
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) implements management succession plan for CEO. James L. Bierman appointed to serve as President & CEO effective 9/01/2014. Craig Smith to serve as Executive Chairman.
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  • Crane Co. Declares Third Quarter Dividend and Announces 10% Dividend Increase

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:02 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors today declared a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend, to $0.33 per share from $0.30 per share. The dividend is payable on September 9, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 29, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate will now be $1.32 per share. Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineer
  • Crane Co. Reports Second Quarter Results; Increases Dividend 10%

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $0.93 per share in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included Special Items of $9.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.15 per share. Second quarter 2013 results included Special Items of $7.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.13 per share. Excluding these Special Items in
  • FHWA’s National Highway Institute Recognizes Seven Michael Baker International Team Experts with Instructor of Excellence Awards

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:34 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seven Michael Baker International transportation experts have been honored by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI) for excellence in training and have received the Instructor of Excellence Award for Fiscal Year 2013. Michael Baker recipients of the award include Tom Ryan, P.E., Ron Gardner, Eric Mann, P.E., John Wackerly, P.E., Guy Lang, P.E., Denny Baughman, P.E., and Jerry Ellerman of the Company’s Moon Township, PA office.
  • Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Results and File Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q on Tuesday, July 29

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:05 pm
    SOUTHPORT, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) will file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the close of the stock market. On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Sturm, Ruger will host a webcast at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the second quarter operating results. Interested parties can access the webcast at www.ruger.com/corporate or by dialing 866-314-5232, participant code 75848002. The Form 10-Q will be available on the SEC website at www.sec
  • Kadant Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations increased 37% to $0.70 in the second quarter of 2014 compared to $0.51 in the second quarter of 2013. Guidance was $0.66 to $0.68. Our adjusted diluted EPS of $0.70 in the second quarter of 2014 set a new quarterly record. Revenue increased 28% to a record $105
 
 
 
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  • Zumasys Named #1 Best Place to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:33 pm
    IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zumasys, a leading provider of cloud computing solutions for business-critical applications, announced today that it has been ranked #1 on the 2014 Best Places to Work in Orange County list.
  • Eric Noe Joins TakePart.com as Editor-in-Chief

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:31 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TakePart (TakePart.com), Participant Media’s digital news and lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, announced today that veteran journalist Eric Noe has joined the growing website as its Editor-In-Chief. “Eric has a proven track record in developing compelling and authoritative stories,” said Karina Kogan, EVP TakePart. “His extensive management experience in a digital newsroom will be an incredible asset as we continue to reach
  • Rimini Street Anuncia los Resultados Financieros del Segundo Trimestre de 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:20 pm
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc., el proveedor líder en soporte de software empresarial independiente para el software Business Suite y BusinessObjects de SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) y el software de Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion y Oracle Retail Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL), anunció hoy los resultados financieros de los tres meses finalizados al 30 de junio de 2014. Los resultados de Rimini Street en el segundo trimestr
  • Rimini Street anuncia os resultados do segundo trimestre de 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:17 pm
    LAS VEGAS, EUA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Rimini Street, Inc., fornecedora líder independente de suporte de software empresarial para o software Business Suite e BusinessObjects da SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) e, da Oracle Corporation, (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion e Oracle Retail, anunciou hoje seus resultados financeiros dos três meses encerrados em 30 de junho de 2014. Os resultados do segundo trimestre da Rimini Street incluem rec
  • MIRAGE por mobli: una forma totalmente distinta de comunicarse tan solo presionando una vez

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:48 pm
    TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--mobli (www.mobli.com), plataforma social líder para compartir fotos, videos y transmisiones en vivo, anunció hoy el lanzamiento de MIRAGE, una aplicación totalmente nueva e independiente de mensajería por cámara que les brinda a los usuarios una forma sencilla de enviarse mensajes a través de fotos y videos que duran más de un momento. Con la simplicidad en mente, MIRAGE se basa en un principio de una sola presión, mediante el cual es posible acceder a las fun
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  • First Production HondaJet Makes Public Debut at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:15 pm
    OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first production HondaJet made its public debut today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
  • Republic Airways Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:03 pm
    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Republic Airways announces second quarter 2014 earnings call
  • From Lifejackets to Carbon Monoxide Detectors: ACE Recreational Marine Insurance Announces Top Ten Recreational Boating Tips

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:40 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recreational boating activity soars during warm weather months, and so do boating accidents and injuries. According to the U.S. Coast Guard’s “Boating Statistics 2013,”1 the most recent year available, there were nearly 12 million registered recreational boats in the United States. With so many boaters enjoying the waterways, it is no surprise that more than 4,000 boating accidents, involving more than 5,400 vessels, were reported in 2013, with far more accidents
  • Delek Logistics Partners, LP Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution to $0.475 per limited partner unit

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:30 pm
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE: DKL) (“Delek Logistics”) today announced the declaration of its quarterly cash distribution for the second quarter 2014 of $0.475 per limited partner unit, or $1.90 per unit on an annualized basis. This distribution represents an 11.8 percent increase from the first quarter 2014 distribution of $0.425 per limited partner unit ($1.70 per limited partner unit annualized) and a 20.3 percent increase over Delek Logistics’ second
  • Quality Products Inc. Announces Acquisition

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:00 pm
    COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quality Products, Inc. (OTC Pink: QPDC), a manufacturer and distributor of aircraft ground support equipment, hydraulic press machine tools, press brakes, hydraulic presses and shears, today announced the acquisition of Fenn, LLC. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Commenting on the transaction, David Somers, President of Quality Products Inc., stated, “This acquisition continues the expansion of our businesses in metal working machinery and equipm
 
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  • Republic Airways Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:03 pm
    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Republic Airways announces second quarter 2014 earnings call
  • H&E Equipment Services Announces 2014 Second Quarter Earnings and Conference Call Date

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:02 pm
    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) today announced that it will release its 2014 second quarter financial results before the market on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss second quarter results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). To listen to the call, participants should dial 913-312-1467 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephonic replay will become avai
  • Tutor Perini Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second-Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    SYLMAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that it will host a conference call at 1:30 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, to discuss the Company's second-quarter 2014 results. Speakers on the call from Tutor Perini will be Ronald Tutor, Chairman and CEO, and Michael Kershaw, Executive Vice President and CFO. The Company plans to distribute its earnings announcement the same day after the mark
  • First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Call for FEN, FIF, FEI, and FPL

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:44 pm
    WHEATON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Trust Advisors L.P. (“FTA”) announced today that First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (NYSE MKT: FEN), First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: FIF), First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (NYSE: FEI) and First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Income Fund (NYSE: FPL) intend to host a conference call with Energy Income Partners, LLC (“EIP”), the Funds’ investment sub-advisor, on Monday, August 11, 2014, at 3:15 P.M. Central Time. The purpos
  • CTS Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:40 pm
    ELKHART, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) today announced second quarter 2014 results: Revenues were $103.0 million, up 2.3% versus the first quarter of 2014; down 2.3% compared to the second quarter of 2013. GAAP earnings from continuing operations were $6.4 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $10.3 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, in second quarter of 2013. Adjusted EPS from continuing operations was $0.25 compared to $0.22 in the second quarter of
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  • Zumasys Named #1 Best Place to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:33 pm
    IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zumasys, a leading provider of cloud computing solutions for business-critical applications, announced today that it has been ranked #1 on the 2014 Best Places to Work in Orange County list.
  • FHWA’s National Highway Institute Recognizes Seven Michael Baker International Team Experts with Instructor of Excellence Awards

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:34 pm
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seven Michael Baker International transportation experts have been honored by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI) for excellence in training and have received the Instructor of Excellence Award for Fiscal Year 2013. Michael Baker recipients of the award include Tom Ryan, P.E., Ron Gardner, Eric Mann, P.E., John Wackerly, P.E., Guy Lang, P.E., Denny Baughman, P.E., and Jerry Ellerman of the Company’s Moon Township, PA office.
  • Sony DADC BioSciences and TSMC Receive AACC Industry Division Award

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:45 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2014 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) today awarded Sony DADC BioSciences and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) with its Best Abstract of Interest to the Industry Division Award. The winning abstract, “Versatile Electrical Platform for Accelerated Development and Commercialization of In-Vitro Diagnostic Assays”, describes a process to integrate a novel silicon biosensor into a microfluidic chip which has the potential to enable cu
  • CEA Contributes $1 Million to CEA Foundation in Honor of Industry Visionary Jack Wayman

    28 Jul 2014 | 12:22 pm
    ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced a $1 million contribution to the CEA Foundation in celebration of the more than 50 years of achievements and contributions to the consumer technology industry made by industry veteran Jack Wayman. Best known as the founder of the International CES®, held in Las Vegas every January, Wayman is widely recognized in the consumer electronics (CE) industry for his significant public policy and tradeshow leade
  • Geothermal Energy Association Names Winners for GEA Honors 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 11:34 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Geothermal Energy Association announced the 2014 GEA Honors winners, recognizing outstanding achievement in geothermal. Honorees will be recognized at the GEA Summit in Reno on Aug. 5.
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  • Fitch to Rate Silver Spring CLO Ltd./LLC; Presale Issued

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:52 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following rating to Silver Spring CLO Ltd./LLC (Silver Spring): --$258,000,000 class A senior secured floating rate notes 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable. Fitch does not expect to rate the class B-1, B-2, C-1, C-2, D, E, F or subordinated notes. TRANSACTION SUMMARY Silver Spring is an arbitrage cash flow collateralized loan obligation (CLO) that will be managed by Silvermine Capital Management. A portion of net proceeds from the issuance of
  • Fitch Rates Monmouth County Improvement Auth, NJ $7.9MM Rfg Revs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:34 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAA' rating to the following bonds to be issued by the Monmouth County Improvement Authority, NJ (the MCIA): --$2,725,000 wastewater treatment facilities lease revenue refunding bonds, series 2014A; --$6,970,000 wastewater treatment facilities lease revenue refunding bonds, federally taxable series 2014B. The bonds will be sold via negotiation on or about August 12. Proceeds will refund all of the MCIA's outstanding wastewater treatment
  • Fitch Rates Wayne County Airport Authority, MI's Revenue Bonds 'A-'; Outlook Stable

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:25 pm
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the $103.2 million Wayne County Airport Authority, MI (WCAA) senior lien airport revenue bonds, series 2014B-C. Additionally, Fitch has affirmed the 'A-' rating on the WCAA's approximately $1.8 billion outstanding senior lien and $170 million junior lien revenue airport revenue bonds issued to finance Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). The Rating Outlook for both lien ratings is Stable. The 'A-' rating reflects DTW's centra
  • Fitch Releases Report on Culpeper County, VA

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:19 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Culpeper County, VA. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Economic Development Authority of Culpeper County, Virginia http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=752551 ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLA
  • Fitch Affirms Texas Southmost College District's Ltd Tax Bonds & Notes at 'AA-'; Outlook to Stable

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:48 pm
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings affirms the following Texas Southmost College District, Texas (TSC or the district) ratings: --$52.6 million outstanding limited tax bonds at 'AA-'; --$11.5 million outstanding maintenance tax notes at 'AA-'. The Rating Outlook is revised to Stable from Negative. SECURITY The bonds and maintenance tax notes are direct obligations of the district payable from a continuing direct annual ad valorem tax on all taxable property within the limits prescrib
 
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  • American Income Fund, Inc. Announces Initial Results of Fund Shareholder Meetings

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MRF) (the "Fund") today announced that, at the Fund’s Special Meeting of Shareholders held today, shareholders approved proposals to engage Nuveen Fund Advisors, LLC and Nuveen Asset Management, LLC, both current sub-advisors of the Fund, as advisor and sub-advisor to the Fund, respectively. Shareholders also elected the current Directors of Nuveen’s closed-end funds as Directors of the Fund and approved an amendment to the Fund’s
  • The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc., The European Equity Fund, Inc., and The New Germany Fund, Inc. Announce Extension of Share Repurchases and Adoption of New Discount Management Programs

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Central Europe, Russia and Turkey Fund, Inc. (NYSE:CEE), The European Equity Fund, Inc. (NYSE:EEA), and The New Germany Fund, Inc. (NYSE:GF) (each, a “Fund,” and collectively, the “Funds”) each announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an extension of the current repurchase authorization permitting EEA, GF and CEE to repurchase up to 950,000, 1,550,000 and 1,010,000 shares, respectively, during the period from August 1, 2014 through July 31, 2015. R
  • First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Call for FEN, FIF, FEI, and FPL

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:44 pm
    WHEATON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Trust Advisors L.P. (“FTA”) announced today that First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (NYSE MKT: FEN), First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: FIF), First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (NYSE: FEI) and First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Income Fund (NYSE: FPL) intend to host a conference call with Energy Income Partners, LLC (“EIP”), the Funds’ investment sub-advisor, on Monday, August 11, 2014, at 3:15 P.M. Central Time. The purpos
  • DMF, DSM and LEO Announce Portfolio Manager Changes

    28 Jul 2014 | 11:23 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On July 28, 2014, at a meeting of the Board of Directors of DSM and LEO, the Board approved the appointment of Jeffrey B. Burger as co-primary portfolio manager for DSM and LEO. Mr. Burger will co-manage each of DSM and LEO with Daniel A. Barton, who has served as a primary portfolio manager of each Fund since 2011. DMF announced that Mr. Barton will serve as sole primary portfolio manager of DMF. Mr. Barton has served as a co-primary portfolio manager of DMF since 20
  • Ramius and State Street Global Advisors Plan Managed Futures Fund Relationship

    28 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ramius and State Street Global Advisors Plan Managed Futures Fund Relationship
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  • Tyler Technologies to Participate in the Needham Interconnect Conference

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:07 pm
    PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tyler Technologies announced today that it will participate in the Needham Interconnect Conference.
  • GenMark Announces Positive Preliminary Second Quarter Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:05 pm
    CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq:GNMK), a leading provider of automated, multiplex molecular diagnostic testing systems, today announced positive preliminary second quarter 2014 results and an update on its NexGen system. The Company expects second quarter 2014 revenue of $6.6 million, an increase of 71% over the prior year period “base business,” which excludes revenue from former customer NMTC. During the quarter, 31 additional XT-8 analyzers were placed in
  • Net@Work Announces ConnectPoint™ Integration Solutions at Sage Summit 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:00 pm
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Net@Work to showcase ConnectPoint™ integrated solutions for Sage including Microsoft SharePoint and Magento eCommerce at Sage Summit 2014
  • JPMorgan Chase to Present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

    28 Jul 2014 | 11:15 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marianne Lake, Chief Financial Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference at the Hilton Midtown in New York, on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern). A live audio webcast will be available on the day of the conference at www.jpmorganchase.com under Investor Relations, Investor Presentations. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trill
  • Go Behind the Scenes with SIGGRAPH 2014 Dailies

    28 Jul 2014 | 10:45 am
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SIGGRAPH 2014 will showcase more than 40 contributor Dailies with presenters ranging from students to industry giants on Wednesday, 13 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
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  • Crane Co. Reports Second Quarter Results; Increases Dividend 10%

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $0.93 per share in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included Special Items of $9.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.15 per share. Second quarter 2013 results included Special Items of $7.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.13 per share. Excluding these Special Items in
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:08 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights Funds from operations (FFO) of $0.72 per share Net income available to common stockholders of $0.32 per share, including a gain from dispositions of $0.17 per share and a gain on sale of land of $0.04 per share Revenues from continuing operations of $129.2 million Stabilized portfolio was 93.6% occupied and 95.7% leased at Jun
  • Republic Airways Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:03 pm
    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Republic Airways announces second quarter 2014 earnings call
  • H&E Equipment Services Announces 2014 Second Quarter Earnings and Conference Call Date

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:02 pm
    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) today announced that it will release its 2014 second quarter financial results before the market on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss second quarter results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). To listen to the call, participants should dial 913-312-1467 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephonic replay will become avai
  • Tutor Perini Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second-Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    SYLMAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that it will host a conference call at 1:30 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, to discuss the Company's second-quarter 2014 results. Speakers on the call from Tutor Perini will be Ronald Tutor, Chairman and CEO, and Michael Kershaw, Executive Vice President and CFO. The Company plans to distribute its earnings announcement the same day after the mark
 
 
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  • A. H. Belo Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2014 Net Income from Continuing Operations

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014, highlighted by an increase in total operating revenue of 0.2 percent, driven by continued growth in printing and marketing services revenue. Jim Moroney, chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Our second quarter 2014 operating performance reflects the Company’s success in leveraging our core competencies in order to diversify and grow revenue streams, while cont
  • Sankaty Advisors Acquires J.P. Morgan's Global Special Opportunities Group Investment Portfolio

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sankaty Advisors, LLC, the independently managed credit affiliate of Bain Capital, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of loans and other securities from J.P. Morgan’s Global Special Opportunities Group. The portfolio contains mezzanine loans in North America and Europe, as well as loans and related special situations investments in Australia and across Asia, with an aggregate value of approximately $1.3 billion. This acquisition
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  • Crane Co. Declares Third Quarter Dividend and Announces 10% Dividend Increase

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:02 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors today declared a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend, to $0.33 per share from $0.30 per share. The dividend is payable on September 9, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 29, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate will now be $1.32 per share. Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineer
  • Crane Co. Reports Second Quarter Results; Increases Dividend 10%

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $0.93 per share in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included Special Items of $9.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.15 per share. Second quarter 2013 results included Special Items of $7.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.13 per share. Excluding these Special Items in
  • The First Bancshares, Inc. Reports 2nd Quarter 2014 Earnings and Declaration of Dividend

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:05 pm
    HATTIESBURG, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBMS), holding company for The First, A National Banking Association, (www.thefirstbank.com) today reported earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The First Bancshares, Inc. also announced a quarterly dividend of $.0375 per common share. The record date will be August 7, 2014 with a payable date of August 21, 2014. Net income available to common stockholders for the three months ended June 30, 2014 amounted to $1,52
  • Owens & Minor Announces Third Quarter 2014 Cash Dividend of $0.25 Per Share

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:45 pm
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE-OMI) today announced that its board of directors has approved the payment of the third quarter 2014 cash dividend in the amount of $0.25 per share. The cash dividend is payable on September 30, 2014, to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2014. Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a leading healthcare logistics company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of CareTM by providing vital supply chai
  • AmeriGas Propane Declares Partnership Distribution

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:15 pm
    VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Directors of AmeriGas Propane, Inc., general partner of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APU), have declared a quarterly partnership distribution of $0.88 per limited partnership unit, payable August 18, 2014 to unitholders of record August 11, 2014. About AmeriGas AmeriGas is the nation’s largest retail propane marketer, serving over two million customers in all 50 states from over 2,500 distribution locations. UGI Corporation, through subsidiaries, is the sol
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  • Community Valley Bank Reports 15th Consecutive Profitable Quarter With Second Quarter 2014 Core Earnings

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:05 pm
    EL CENTRO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Q2 2014 Quarterly Financial Letter for Community Valley Bank
  • Crane Co. Reports Second Quarter Results; Increases Dividend 10%

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $0.93 per share in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included Special Items of $9.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.15 per share. Second quarter 2013 results included Special Items of $7.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.13 per share. Excluding these Special Items in
  • Rimini Street Anuncia los Resultados Financieros del Segundo Trimestre de 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:20 pm
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc., el proveedor líder en soporte de software empresarial independiente para el software Business Suite y BusinessObjects de SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) y el software de Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion y Oracle Retail Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL), anunció hoy los resultados financieros de los tres meses finalizados al 30 de junio de 2014. Los resultados de Rimini Street en el segundo trimestr
  • Rimini Street anuncia os resultados do segundo trimestre de 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:17 pm
    LAS VEGAS, EUA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Rimini Street, Inc., fornecedora líder independente de suporte de software empresarial para o software Business Suite e BusinessObjects da SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) e, da Oracle Corporation, (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion e Oracle Retail, anunciou hoje seus resultados financeiros dos três meses encerrados em 30 de junho de 2014. Os resultados do segundo trimestre da Rimini Street incluem rec
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:08 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights Funds from operations (FFO) of $0.72 per share Net income available to common stockholders of $0.32 per share, including a gain from dispositions of $0.17 per share and a gain on sale of land of $0.04 per share Revenues from continuing operations of $129.2 million Stabilized portfolio was 93.6% occupied and 95.7% leased at Jun
 
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  • Gleacher & Company Announces Filing of Certificate of Dissolution

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:53 pm
    ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gleacher & Company Announces Filing of Certificate of Dissolution
  • QR Energy Announces Monthly Cash Distribution

    28 Jul 2014 | 6:25 am
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QR Energy, LP (”QR Energy”) (NYSE:QRE) announced today that the Board of Directors has approved a cash distribution of $0.1625 per unit for all outstanding units. This payment is the second of three monthly installments attributable to the second quarter of 2014 and represents an annualized distribution of $1.95 per unit. The distribution will be payable on August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2014. Withholding Information This
 
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  • Tucson Peach Acquires Sonoran Air

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kenneth D. Goodrich, managing partner of Tucson Peach, LLC and Goettl Air Conditioning, announced today Tucson Peach, LLC has acquired Phoenix-based HVAC company Sonoran Air. The company will operate under the new name Sonoran Air Conditioning. Sonoran Air was founded more than 25 years ago in Phoenix, Ariz. Since then, it has grown to become a specialist in the installation of air conditioning systems for new residential and commercial construction projects, as well a
  • TriCo Bancshares Announces Quarterly Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:00 pm
    CHICO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TriCo Bancshares announces quarterly earnings
  • IDT Reports Q1 Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:05 pm
    SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 29, 2014. “We are off to a strong start in fiscal 2015 with our first fiscal quarter results demonstrating consistently improving financial performance across all key metrics,” said Greg Waters, president and chief executive officer. “Underpinning these results was strength and market share gains across all of our end markets; revenue from o
  • Quality Products Inc. Announces Acquisition

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:00 pm
    COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quality Products, Inc. (OTC Pink: QPDC), a manufacturer and distributor of aircraft ground support equipment, hydraulic press machine tools, press brakes, hydraulic presses and shears, today announced the acquisition of Fenn, LLC. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Commenting on the transaction, David Somers, President of Quality Products Inc., stated, “This acquisition continues the expansion of our businesses in metal working machinery and equipm
  • Till Capital Announces Signing of Letter of Intent with Omega Insurance Holdings, Inc.

    28 Jul 2014 | 11:49 am
    HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Till Capital Ltd. (TSX.V: TIL) (the “Company” or “Till), a Bermuda domiciled reinsurance provider announces that it has entered into a letter of intent with Omega Insurance Holdings, Inc. (“Omega”), a Toronto, Canada based insurance provider, and its shareholders, pursuant to which the Company proposes to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Omega (the “Proposed Transaction”). The letter of intent with Omega includes the subsidiary companies Om
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  • Eric Noe Joins TakePart.com as Editor-in-Chief

    28 Jul 2014 | 4:31 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TakePart (TakePart.com), Participant Media’s digital news and lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, announced today that veteran journalist Eric Noe has joined the growing website as its Editor-In-Chief. “Eric has a proven track record in developing compelling and authoritative stories,” said Karina Kogan, EVP TakePart. “His extensive management experience in a digital newsroom will be an incredible asset as we continue to reach
  • Kaufman Lynn Construction Announces New CFO and Promotions Within Senior Management Team

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:51 pm
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaufman Lynn Construction announces key hire and promotions as part of its strategic growth plan.
  • Owens & Minor Implements Management Succession Plan

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:12 pm
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) implements management succession plan for CEO. James L. Bierman appointed to serve as President & CEO effective 9/01/2014. Craig Smith to serve as Executive Chairman.
  • ALFA Welcomes Five New Directors

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:09 pm
    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ALFA welcomes five new directors who have been elected to Board of Directors at a crucial time in the association’s efforts to advance excellence in senior living.
  • Silicon Image Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:45 pm
    SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silicon Image announces the appointment of Raymond Cook as Chief Financial Officer effective July 28, 2014.
 
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  • Papa John’s Celebrates the Summer Barbecue with Its New Spicy Pulled Pork Pizza

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:44 pm
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Papa John’s is celebrating a favorite summer tradition, the backyard barbecue, with its new Spicy Pulled Pork pizza. The new Spicy Pulled Pork pizza is only $12 now through Sunday, Aug. 24.
  • From Lifejackets to Carbon Monoxide Detectors: ACE Recreational Marine Insurance Announces Top Ten Recreational Boating Tips

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:40 pm
    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recreational boating activity soars during warm weather months, and so do boating accidents and injuries. According to the U.S. Coast Guard’s “Boating Statistics 2013,”1 the most recent year available, there were nearly 12 million registered recreational boats in the United States. With so many boaters enjoying the waterways, it is no surprise that more than 4,000 boating accidents, involving more than 5,400 vessels, were reported in 2013, with far more accidents
  • Enrolling in Employee Benefits Doesn’t Have to Be Clear as Mud

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Assurant has built a full suite of services, including benefits communication and administration capabilities, to support employers introducing voluntary products into their benefits strategy.
  • Monthly Index Review Results ─ Market Vectors Long/Short Equity Indices

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS) today announced the monthly review results of the Market Vectors Long/Short Equity Index review. The following table shows a summary of the results for all Market Vectors Long/Short Equity Indices. Detailed review results can be found on www.marketvectorsindices.com. As of July 31, 2014 the following changes will be implemented:           Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices Additions Deletions New Count New BaseW
  • Tommy Hilfiger Announces Fall 2014 Global Advertising Campaign

    28 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    NEW YORK & AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), announces its Fall 2014 global advertising campaign la víe en rõpe. The Hilfigers – the beloved all-American family at the heart of the brand’s marketing strategy – make the trek to Lake Tahoe, where California and Nevada meet, to establish a preppy outpost as the eclectic group of characters conquer the great outdoors. All the rugged references are here: high-peak parkas, snowlines
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  • IMPLANET : Croissance solide du chiffre d’affaires S1 2014 +21% à 4,0 M€

    28 Jul 2014 | 10:30 am
    BORDEAUX, France & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: IMPLANET (Paris:IMPL) (Euronext : IMPL, FR0010458729, éligible PEA-PME), société de technologies médicales spécialisée dans les implants vertébraux et les implants de chirurgies du genou, annonce aujourd’hui son chiffre d’affaires pour le deuxième trimestre et le premier semestre de l’exercice clos le 30 juin 2014. Ludovic Lastennet, Directeur Général d’Implanet, déclare : « Le chiffre d’affaires du premier semestre reflète la dynamiq
  • MPI : Chiffre d’affaires du premier semestre 2014

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:12 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: MPI (Paris:MPI): SEPLAT Le 14 avril 2014, Seplat a été admise à une double cotation sur le Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) et sur le London Stock Exchange (LSE). A ce jour, MPI détient 21,76 % de Seplat. Principales données financières Seplat a publié ses résultats semestriels au 30 juin 2014 lors d’un communiqué de presse en date du 25 juillet 2014 dont les extraits se trouvent ci-dessous :     Juin 2014M$   Juin 2013M$   Var Revenus   388   419   -7 % Bé
  • PREI® joint venture sells German residential portfolio

    28 Jul 2014 | 7:30 am
    MADISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prudential Real Estate Investors and Kauri CAB Management GmbH today announced the successful sale of a portfolio of 25 residential ‘Altbau’ buildings located within the S-Bahn ring of Berlin for €78.6 million, or about $105 million. PREI® is the real estate investment and advisory business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). The portfolio, with buildings constructed between 1886 and 1913, with more than 538,000 square feet available to be leased in the dis
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  • Kadant Authorizes Share Repurchase

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:56 pm
    WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) announced today that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $20 million of its equity securities effective July 28, 2014 through July 28, 2015. Repurchases may be made in public or private transactions, including under Securities Exchange Act Rule 10b-5-1 trading plans. The timing and amount of any repurchases will be at the discretion of Company management and will be based on market conditions and ot
  • Gold Reserve Inc. Announces Grant of Stock Options

    28 Jul 2014 | 11:39 am
    SPOKANE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gold Reserve Inc. (TSX.V:GRZ) (OTCQB:GDRZF) (the “Company”) announced today the granting of 25,000 stock options to each of the five independent directors and 185,000 stock options in total to certain management employees. The grant does not include the Chief Executive Officer or the President. The options are exercisable at US $4.02, have a grant date of July 25, 2014, with a 10-year term, and have been issued under the Company’s existing 2012 Equity Incentive
  • Gabelli Multimedia Trust Completes Successful Rights Offering

    28 Jul 2014 | 6:15 am
    RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gabelli Multimedia Trust Inc. (NYSE:GGT) (the “Fund”) is pleased to announce the completion of its transferable rights offering (the “Offering” or “Offer”) in which the Fund issued 6,055,660 shares of common stock, totaling $54,500,940. The Offering was significantly over-subscribed. Pursuant to the Offer, the Fund issued one transferable right (a “Right”) for each share of common stock of the Fund to stockholders of record (record date stockholders) as of June 1
 
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  • Riassunto: ERYTECH annuncia la registrazione del primo paziente nello studio di fase II di ERY-ASP sul tumore al pancreas

    28 Jul 2014 | 1:13 pm
    LIONE, Francia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH Pharma (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Parigi: FR0011471135 - ERYP), la casa biofarmaceutica francese che sviluppa trattamenti innovativi, volti ad "affamare i tumori fino ad annientarli", per la leucemia acuta e altre indicazioni oncogiche rispetto a cui esistono esigenze mediche insoddisfatte, annuncia la registrazione del primo paziente nel suo studio di fase II con ERY-ASP per il trattamento di seconda linea di pazienti affetti dal cancro al pancreas. Tre mes
  • ERYTECH meldet Aufnahme des ersten Patienten in die Phase-II-Studie zu ERY-ASP bei Pankreaskrebs

    28 Jul 2014 | 11:51 am
    LYON, Frankreich--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERYTECH Pharma (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), das französische Biopharma-Unternehmen, das innovative Behandlungen zur „Tumor-Erstickung” bei akuter Leukämie und anderen onkologischen Indikationen mit ungedecktem medizinischem Bedarf entwickelt, gibt die Aufnahme des ersten Patienten in seine Phase-II-Studie zu ERY-ASP bei der Zweitlinienbehandlung von Pankreaskrebs bekannt. Drei Monate nach der Genehmigung durch die französische Zulassungs
  • Business Travelers Demand Better Day-of-Travel and In-Trip Alerts

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FlightView's survey of more than 550 business travelers reveals that third-party travel providers aren't offering the proactive, personalized communication that travelers crave.
  • ERYTECH recrute le premier patient de son étude de Phase II dans le cancer du pancréas

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am
    LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: ERYTECH Pharma (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris : FR0011471135 - ERYP), société biopharmaceutique française qui conçoit des traitements « affameur de tumeurs » innovants contre les leucémies aiguës et autres cancers pour lesquels les besoins médicaux restent insatisfaits, annonce le recrutement du premier patient de son étude de phase II avec son produit ERY-ASP dans le traitement en deuxième ligne du cancer du pancréas. Trois mois après l’autorisatio
  • ERYTECH Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase II Study of ERY-ASP in Pancreatic Cancer

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am
    LYON, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: ERYTECH Pharma (Paris:ERYP) (Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ERYP), the French biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative ‘tumor starvation’ treatments for acute leukemia and other oncology indications with unmet medical needs, announces the enrollment of the first patient in its Phase II study with ERY-ASP in second line treatment of patients affected by pancreatic cancer. Three months after its authorization by the ANSM, the French author
 
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  • Crane Co. Reports Second Quarter Results; Increases Dividend 10%

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:55 pm
    STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, reported second quarter 2014 earnings of $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $0.93 per share in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included Special Items of $9.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.15 per share. Second quarter 2013 results included Special Items of $7.3 million in after-tax charges, or $0.13 per share. Excluding these Special Items in
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:08 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights Funds from operations (FFO) of $0.72 per share Net income available to common stockholders of $0.32 per share, including a gain from dispositions of $0.17 per share and a gain on sale of land of $0.04 per share Revenues from continuing operations of $129.2 million Stabilized portfolio was 93.6% occupied and 95.7% leased at Jun
  • Republic Airways Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:03 pm
    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Republic Airways announces second quarter 2014 earnings call
  • H&E Equipment Services Announces 2014 Second Quarter Earnings and Conference Call Date

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:02 pm
    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) today announced that it will release its 2014 second quarter financial results before the market on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss second quarter results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). To listen to the call, participants should dial 913-312-1467 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephonic replay will become avai
  • Tutor Perini Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second-Quarter 2014 Results

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    SYLMAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that it will host a conference call at 1:30 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, to discuss the Company's second-quarter 2014 results. Speakers on the call from Tutor Perini will be Ronald Tutor, Chairman and CEO, and Michael Kershaw, Executive Vice President and CFO. The Company plans to distribute its earnings announcement the same day after the mark
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  • What Comes First: The Training Or The Monitoring? Tackling The Issue Of Monitoring Employee Social Media Use

    23 Jul 2014 | 5:02 pm
    DOWNLOAD AND READ THE FULL INSIGHTS PAPER: The Right and Responsibility of Social Media Monitoring Across the world, nearly one in four people have a social media account. This could be Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr…the list continues. According to eMarketer, the number of social network users will increase from 1.47 billion in 2012 to 1.73 billion this year. That’s an 18 percent increase in just two years. A couple of years ago, while watching a livestream of President Obama’s visit to Facebook, as the President walked in to the room, every single person raised their…
  • The EPA Is A Kim Kardashian Fan - According To Twitter

    22 Jul 2014 | 10:24 am
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) mission is to protect human health and the environment. Their EPA Water Twitter account, however, didn’t portray that mission Monday night. “I’m now a C-List celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Come join me and become famous too by playing on iPhone!” The tweet was public for nearly three hours before being deleted. But not before being retweeted almost 3,000 times. Soon, others in the Twitter-sphere took notice of the uncharacteristic tweet. U.S. Representative John Dingell of Michigan responded with this: Alex…
  • This May Make You Think Twice Before Dancing In The Rain

    22 Jul 2014 | 8:13 am
    In the photo below, there are people standing on a beach as an ominous storm approaches.The question is, “Why aren’t they getting out of the way of the storm?” In a similar vein, on July 11th, two Firestorm Principals, Rob and Jennifer Freedman, were driving through Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) on their way to the annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Afternoon thunderstorms are common in the Rockies this time of year, and locals (defined as folks familiar with living in and around the mountains) are aware of this. That familiarity means that locals try…
  • Your Local Rotary Can Help Your School

    16 Jul 2014 | 5:55 pm
    The Firestorm® Leadership team is composed of some of the most knowledgeable individuals in the country on the topic of school and workplace violence, forensic and clinical psychology, threat assessment, security, safety and trauma. Members of the Firestorm Leadership Team are actively involved forging relationships and partnerships with local, state, national and international organizations. One such community partner often overlooked by schools are the local clubs of Rotary International. Founded in 1905, Rotary International brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who…
  • Nine Reasons to Measure Company Readiness

    16 Jul 2014 | 12:20 pm
      If you don’t measure your readiness… how will you be able to manage it? Business continuity programs must be built using a best practices approach to preparedness, disaster management, emergency management and business continuity. This approach should be based on -and aligned with- recognized industry standards and best practices. Utilizing a self-assessment tool that aligns to these standards and best practices provides an objective measurement of an organization’s program and confirms the maturity level of the business continuity planning efforts. Organizations need to know…
 
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  • What is Mobile Loyalty & does your store have it?

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    28 Jul 2014 | 4:22 pm
    Gone are the days when food shelter and clothing were considered essentials. As of 2014, there are about 4 billion mobile phone users and about 1.08 billion of them use smartphones. As of 2012, 25% of the consumers engaged in online shopping via mobile and the number continues to grow. “Digital coupons have been around for years, but they didn’t really take off until mobile devices became commonplace. These offers no longer need to be printed out from the computer. Instead, they can be redeemed on portable smartphones or tablets, which has sent the number of digital coupon users soaring.
  • WooCommerce UPS Access Point for Your WordPress Store

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    17 Jul 2014 | 6:49 am
    Nowadays, people are very busy with works and are packed with schedules during their weekends. This is one of the main reasons for the popularity of online shopping. But, the concern of the shoppers is about the delivery of the goods; what if the shoppers are not in the required place at the time of delivery? The solution for this condition is offered by the WooCommerce UPS Access Point Module. About WooCommerce WooCommerce Shopping Cart presents a great set of marketing and SEO tools. It provides various useful extensions that are user-friendly and easily customizable. It helps you to manage…
  • PayPal Payment Modules for your eCommerce Store

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    24 Jun 2014 | 11:51 am
    Electronic Commerce or eCommerce, is a type of business which is used to sell and buy the products and services via Internet. All the payment transactions are done through the online with the help of the payment gateway. A payment gateway is an eCommerce application service provider which acts as a link between the merchant and the customer during the checkout process to make the payment transaction in the eCommerce store more secure and successful. Plenty of payment gateways are ready to provide services to the online store users. PayPal is a leading international payment gateway which is…
  • Magento SMS Country Extension to send order details to Customers

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    19 Jun 2014 | 11:16 am
    Each time the mobile beeps, we stop whatever we are doing and take a moment to grab the mobile and read the SMS. This shows how vital the short message service has become in our day to day life. Here are some interesting facts about SMS, based on the statistics. 96% of Smartphone users use SMS In 2011, in the UK 150 billion text messages were sent 75% of the mobile phones all over the world has SMS facility On an average, text messages are read within 5 seconds On an average, the time taken for a message to be delivered is 7 seconds or lesser SMS has an engagement rate that is 6 to 8 times…
  • Magento FedEx Address Tracking Extension for shipping Calculation

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    17 Jun 2014 | 8:47 am
    Nowadays people have turned to the internet to purchase everything, from books to houses. Hence, online shopping offers countless advantages to the users to make for more convenience, secure payment services, fast shipping process, time saving, low prices, product and price comparison option, and many more. This online shopping trend also attracts many merchants and encourages them to build up their own store on the Internet. Calculating the shipping costs of the ordered products in an eCommerce store is considered a difficult task. The Magento FedEx Tracking Module is a great module which…
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  • Pregnant Workers Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation

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    15 Jul 2014 | 4:07 pm
    The EEOC has issued an enforcement guidance that makes it clear that an employer must make reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers who experience a medical need for a temporary change at work. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) states that an employer may not discriminate against an employee on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, […] The post Pregnant Workers Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • Google & Free Speech

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    6 Jul 2014 | 4:55 pm
    I learned something new in recent weeks.  If your blog is not being searched by Google, it tends to disappear from public view. A defining feature of the marketplace of ideas today is that free speech is increasingly dependent upon  a handful of search engines, led by Google. And that’s kind of scary.  On May […] The post Google & Free Speech appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • High Court OKs Sex Discrimination

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    1 Jul 2014 | 1:48 pm
    “Ain’t I a Woman?” An all-male majority on the U.S. Supreme Court has sanctioned insidious sex discrimination in the Hobby Lobby case. In its decision, the majority states that a privately-held for-profit corporation does not have to follow federal regulations requiring employers to provide workers with an  insurance plan that includes, among other things,  no-cost […] The post High Court OKs Sex Discrimination appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • ‘Want Ads’ and Age Discrimination

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    26 Jun 2014 | 12:42 pm
    Are you a recent college graduate … Pulte Mortgage (a subsidiary of Pulte Homes) is always looking for energetic and motivated individuals who are ready to take the first step in building a long-term mortgage career! – Simply Hired, 6/26/14. “We are currently seeking an associate with 2-3 (MAXIMUM) years of Labor and Employment experience.” […] The post ‘Want Ads’ and Age Discrimination appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
  • Hollow Victory of Anti-Bully Law

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    22 Jun 2014 | 8:50 pm
    The recent controversy over the passage of an anti-bully law in Tennessee provides more evidence that a national solution is the only viable way to combat the epidemic of workplace bullying in the United States. The Wall Street Journal recently reported upon the lack of enthusiasm for a new law passed by Tennessee’s legislature last […] The post Hollow Victory of Anti-Bully Law appeared first on AbuserGoesToWork.com.
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