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Leidos Demonstrates Autonomous Naval Capabilities at Defender Europe 21

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Leidos showcased its next generation capabilities as part of Autonomous Littoral Connector (ALC), a Marine Corps Warfighting Lab program.

Key Points: 
  • Leidos showcased its next generation capabilities as part of Autonomous Littoral Connector (ALC), a Marine Corps Warfighting Lab program.
  • The ALC program - an extension of the Sea Hunter and Seahawk autonomous vessels has an autonomous LCM-8 and LCU currently part of the Navy's Assault Craft Unit TWO.
  • ALC's participation in the JLOTS exercise for DEFENDER-Europe 21 was the first demonstration of its ship-to-shore capabilities in an international forum.
  • By participating in the event, Leidos was able to augment the LCM-8's existing mission with its autonomous capabilities.

Skychain Closes Final Tranche of Placement with The9 Limited

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 27, 2021) - Skychain Technologies Inc. (TSXV: SCT) (OTCQB: SKTCF) (the "Company") announces that it has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") to close the outstanding portion of the financing transaction (the "Offering") with The9 Limited (the "The9").

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 27, 2021) - Skychain Technologies Inc. (TSXV: SCT) (OTCQB: SKTCF) (the "Company") announces that it has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") to close the outstanding portion of the financing transaction (the "Offering") with The9 Limited (the "The9").
  • The Company is using the proceeds from the Offering to develop its cryptocurrency hosting facility located in Birtle, Manitoba.
  • The issuance of the remainder of the Units was subject to the Exchange approving The9 Limited as an insider of the Company.
  • The Exchange has completed its review and has granted the Company approval to issue the final tranche of 1,010,628 Units to The9.

CBRE To Acquire Majority Interest in and Form Strategic Partnership With Turner & Townsend

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) and Turner & Townsend Holdings Limited today announced a definitive agreement whereby CBRE will acquire a 60% ownership interest in, and enter into a strategic partnership with Turner & Townsend, a United Kingdom-based global leader in program, project and cost management.

Key Points: 
  • CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) and Turner & Townsend Holdings Limited today announced a definitive agreement whereby CBRE will acquire a 60% ownership interest in, and enter into a strategic partnership with Turner & Townsend, a United Kingdom-based global leader in program, project and cost management.
  • The transaction preserves Turner & Townsends existing leadership team, heritage, operational independence and partnership structure, which will hold the remaining 40% ownership interest.
  • Turner & Townsend provides program management, cost consultancy, project management and advisory consulting services for clients in 46 countries.
  • Vincent Clancy, chairman and chief executive officer of Turner & Townsend, said: The combined partnership of CBRE and Turner & Townsend will create the premier global provider of program, project and cost management from day one.

Deloitte and FMI - The Food Industry Association: New Study Examines the Future of Work in the Food Industry

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

The pandemic created a new dynamic across the food industry as restaurant closures drove at-home consumption of food to new heights.

Key Points: 
  • The pandemic created a new dynamic across the food industry as restaurant closures drove at-home consumption of food to new heights.
  • Deloitte and FMI The Food Industry Association, have developed a series of reports to examine how food retailers and suppliers are approaching the future of work.
  • The first report, " Future of Work: The State of the Food Industry ," reveals the industry's future of work maturity, goals, roadblocks and investment.
  • Through work transformation efforts, the food industry also aims to improve the customer experience (27% overall and 39% among food retailers).

NioCorp Named as a "Top 10" Mid-Tier/Junior Mining Company for 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. ("NioCorp" or the "Company")(TSX:NB) (OTCQX:NIOBF) is pleased to announce that it has been named as a Top 10 U.S.-based mid-tier/junior mining company by Northern Miner, a leading industry publication.

Key Points: 
  • CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NioCorp Developments Ltd. ("NioCorp" or the "Company")(TSX:NB) (OTCQX:NIOBF) is pleased to announce that it has been named as a Top 10 U.S.-based mid-tier/junior mining company by Northern Miner, a leading industry publication.
  • NioCorp was ranked #4 on the list of Top Ten companies in this category, which excludes coal and precious metals mining companies.
  • The list by Northern Miner is based upon growth in market capitalization of the companies named over the past year.
  • "NioCorp Developments(TSX: NB; US-OTC: NIOBF) is focused on developing a superalloy materials project in southeastern Nebraska.

Jushi Holdings Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences in August 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jushi Holdings Inc. (Jushi or the Company) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, announced that Jushi management will participate in two upcoming conferences in August 2021:

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Fla., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jushi Holdings Inc. (Jushi or the Company) (CSE: JUSH) (OTCQX: JUSHF), a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis operator, announced that Jushi management will participate in two upcoming conferences in August 2021:
    Canaccord Genuity Capital Markets 41st Annual Growth Conference is being held on August 10 12, 2021.
  • Michael Perlman, EVP of Investor Relations & Treasury is scheduled to give a Company presentation on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 10:30 a.m.
  • ET and he will also be participating in one-on-one meetings from August 10 12, 2021.
  • Cannabis Business Times Cannabis Conference is being held on August 24 26, 2021.

Target Hospitality Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:45am

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Hospitality Corp. ("Target Hospitality", "Target" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TH), the largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Hospitality Corp. ("Target Hospitality", "Target" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TH), the largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
  • The Company has also scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at 9:00 am Eastern Time (8:00 am Central Time) to discuss the results.
  • A replay of the conference call will be available through the Investors section of Target Hospitality's website.
  • Target Hospitality is North America's largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States.

BCG Digital Ventures Collaborates With Unifrax and Clearlake to Advance Silicon Anode Technology for Lithium Ion Batteries

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:00am

SiFAB is a major breakthrough for the battery industry and will accelerate transition to renewable energy, said John Dandolph, CEO of Unifrax.

Key Points: 
  • SiFAB is a major breakthrough for the battery industry and will accelerate transition to renewable energy, said John Dandolph, CEO of Unifrax.
  • Our collaboration with BCG Digital Ventures combines our success in manufacturing and fiber-based technology with the firms expertise in accelerating innovative and sustainable ventures.
  • To learn more about BCGs and BCG Digital Ventures perspectives on climate innovation market opportunities, read The Next Generation of Climate Innovation .
  • BCG Digital Ventures (BCGDV) is the corporate innovation and digital business building arm of Boston Consulting Group.

Magnit and Wildberries launch express delivery partnership

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:30am

Krasnodar, Russia (July 26, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, has today announced the launch of its collaboration with Wildberries, the largest [1] online retailer in Russia.

Key Points: 
  • Krasnodar, Russia (July 26, 2021): Magnit PJSC (MOEX and LSE: MGNT; the Company, Magnit), one of Russia's leading retailers, has today announced the launch of its collaboration with Wildberries, the largest [1] online retailer in Russia.
  • The two companies have launched a pilot for express delivery of products from Magnit's convenience stores in Krasnodar.
  • The partnership enables Magnit to offer its assortment via the country's largest marketplace and gives Wildberries the opportunity to bring its express grocery delivery service to a new region.
  • In May 2021, Wildberries launched express delivery of perishable and frozen foods in Moscow, expanding the service to include ready-to-eat meals from the capital's restaurants in July.

Root, Inc. Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:49pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Root, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROOT), the parent company of Root Insurance Company, today announced its plans to host a conference call to discuss financial results for the second quarter of 2021 on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Root, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROOT), the parent company of Root Insurance Company, today announced its plans to host a conference call to discuss financial results for the second quarter of 2021 on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • The Company plans to release its second quarter 2021 results in the investor relations section of its website at ir.joinroot.com after the close of the financial markets on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.