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MGC Pharma Rebrands as Argent BioPharma in Strategic Transformation

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Pharmaceuticals Ltd (LSE: MXC), (OTC: MGCLF), (ASX: MXC)  Rebrands as Argent BioPharma in Strategic TransformationMarking a significant milestone in its evolutionary journey, MGC Pharma has officially announced its rebranding to Argent BioPharma, pending approval from its shareholders. This rebranding is the culmination of an extensive restructuring, incorporating significant American capital and operational revisions. Poised for growth, Argent BioPharma is now set to emerge as a key player in the biopharmaceutical industry, leveraging cutting-edge advancements in Polypharmacology and Nanotechnology. With its presence on both the London Stock Exchange and the Australian Stock Exchange, Argent BioPharma is well-positioned to make substantial contributions to enhancing medical treatment accessibility.

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  • LONDON, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Pharmaceuticals Ltd (LSE: MXC), (OTC: MGCLF), (ASX: MXC)  Rebrands as Argent BioPharma in Strategic Transformation
    Marking a significant milestone in its evolutionary journey, MGC Pharma has officially announced its rebranding to Argent BioPharma, pending approval from its shareholders.
  • Poised for growth, Argent BioPharma is now set to emerge as a key player in the biopharmaceutical industry, leveraging cutting-edge advancements in Polypharmacology and Nanotechnology.
  • With its presence on both the London Stock Exchange and the Australian Stock Exchange, Argent BioPharma is well-positioned to make substantial contributions to enhancing medical treatment accessibility.
  • As Argent BioPharma transitions from MGC Pharma, it stands ready to lead a new era in biopharmaceuticals, promising accessible and impactful healthcare solutions on a global scale.

Intermap Wins Major Indonesian Mapping Contract

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

DENVER, Jan. 23, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced it has won a $20 million contract to map the Island of Sulawesi, Indonesia in 2024 (the “Contract”). The Contract is the first phase of the Indonesian national topographic basemap program to create a national digital basemap as part of the One Map program backed by Presidential Decree. Under the One Map program’s approved technical specifications, the government will collect airborne IFSAR-derived elevation data and cloud-free radar imagery for the entire country at resolutions suitable for 1:5,000 scale mapping. The first phase awarded today represents 10% of the country’s land area and 10% of the One Map program. Work on the remaining 90% is expected over the subsequent four years.

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  • The Contract is the first phase of the Indonesian national topographic basemap program to create a national digital basemap as part of the One Map program backed by Presidential Decree.
  • Together, the companies provide an unparalleled mapping solution for this first phase of the Indonesian national mapping program and future work under the One Map program.
  • “This major contract in Indonesia highlights the value of our decades of experience, commercialization expertise and technological development,” said Patrick A. Blott, Intermap Chairman and CEO.
  • IFSAR technology is the only mapping solution that offers cloud-penetrating and foliage-penetrating capabilities at the resolutions required to achieve 1:5,000 scale mapping.

Intermap Closes Private Placement

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

DENVER, Jan. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced the closing of a private placement (the “Private Placement”) for aggregate proceeds of C$885,000.

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  • DENVER, Jan. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced the closing of a private placement (the “Private Placement”) for aggregate proceeds of C$885,000.
  • “This funding will partially fund pursuit costs associated with upcoming government contracts in the United States and abroad.”
    Under the Private Placement, Intermap also issued 81,000 warrants (“Finder Warrants”) to certain finders.
  • The Toronto Stock Exchange conditionally approved the Private Placement and the listing of the Shares issued thereunder and the Shares issuable upon exercise of the Warrants prior to closing the Private Placement.
  • Forward-looking information or statements in this news release include the use of proceeds from the Private Placement and the impact of such proceeds on the business of Intermap.

Intermap Closes Private Placement

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Friday, December 1, 2023

DENVER, Dec. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced the closing of its previously announced private placement (the “Private Placement”).

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  • DENVER, Dec. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced the closing of its previously announced private placement (the “Private Placement”).
  • “As we seek to create shareholder value, we remain attentive to costs and sensitive to dilution.”
    Under the Private Placement, Intermap also issued 90,300 warrants (“Finder Warrants”) to certain finders.
  • The Toronto Stock Exchange conditionally approved the Private Placement and the listing of the Shares issued thereunder and the Shares issuable upon exercise of the Warrants prior to closing the Private Placement.
  • Forward-looking information or statements in this news release include the use of proceeds from the Private Placement and the impact of such proceeds on the business of Intermap.

Intermap and Twinn by Royal HaskoningDHV Transform Climate Change Insurance

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Thursday, November 30, 2023

DENVER, Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced a new collaboration with its partner, Twinn by Royal HaskoningDHV, to offer the global insurance industry enhanced, comprehensive flood, natural hazard and climate change data.

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  • DENVER, Nov. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced a new collaboration with its partner, Twinn by Royal HaskoningDHV, to offer the global insurance industry enhanced, comprehensive flood, natural hazard and climate change data.
  • Intermap is a trusted provider of flood hazard maps and analytics in the United States, Central and Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia.
  • It also includes climate change-based hazard analytics, including sea level rise, drought stress, heat stress, precipitation stress, fire weather and tropical cyclone.
  • “Leveraging our extensive climate risk modelling expertise, we’re enhancing our combined data and analytics to bring new capabilities to financial services firms.

Elkem's Collaborative REPOS Project Awarded 2023 Cefic Circularity Commendation

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Elkem's collaborative Resourcing Silicones Polymers (REPOS) project was the only initiative that received commendation in the category of Circularity.

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  • Elkem's collaborative Resourcing Silicones Polymers (REPOS) project was the only initiative that received commendation in the category of Circularity.
  • Innovation for such a sweeping change to the silicones value chain will require collaboration, with implications for industrial, customer and consumer users of silicones.
  • Its success will help meet societal expectations for circularity as well as industry and regulatory objectives to increase the recycled content of products.
  • The next phase of REPOS will focus on piloting and scaling up these new technologies for industrialization.

IMP Aerospace members ratify new collective agreement

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 15, 2023 /CNW/ - Unifor Local 2215 members working at IMP Aerospace in Hammonds Plains and Enfield, Nova Scotia, ratified a new collective agreement that sees increases to base wage rates, shift premiums, allowances, and improved paid time off.

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  • HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 15, 2023 /CNW/ - Unifor Local 2215 members working at IMP Aerospace in Hammonds Plains and Enfield, Nova Scotia, ratified a new collective agreement that sees increases to base wage rates, shift premiums, allowances, and improved paid time off.
  • "Members at IMP Aerospace were engaged and active throughout this bargaining process and that is vital to winning a better agreement," said Lana Payne, Unifor National President.
  • The agreement covers approximately 320 members and will be effective retroactive to April 1, 2023 and expire in 2026.
  • Unifor members at IMP Aerospace work as airframe mechanics, avionics technicians, aircraft painters, cable assemblers, stores controllers and maintenance workers.

Advanced Radiation Centers of New York Pioneers the First Commercial U.S. Implantation of a Biodegradable Balloon Spacer That Will Revolutionize Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

Prostate cancer patients treated at Advanced Radiation Centers of New York (ARC) became the first in the United States to benefit from the implantation of a novel biodegradable rectal spacer – The BioProtect Balloon Implant System.

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  • Prostate cancer patients treated at Advanced Radiation Centers of New York (ARC) became the first in the United States to benefit from the implantation of a novel biodegradable rectal spacer – The BioProtect Balloon Implant System.
  • Now, rather than a gel, the novel biodegradable pre-formed saline-filled BioProtect Balloon® can create nearly double the protective space between the prostate and rectum during radiation therapy.
  • There are 288,300 new cases of prostate cancer a year in the United States and 34,700 deaths from prostate cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.
  • Thomas Schmidt and other men who are initial recipients of the BioProtect Balloon Spacer have non-metastatic and potentially curable prostate cancers.

Intermap Supports World Bank Flood Modeling Project in Togo

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

DENVER, Sept. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced it will provide high-resolution digital terrain models (DTM) for flood hazard modeling for a World Bank project in the Greater Lomé region in Togo. Intermap is working with its partner, Twinn by Royal HaskoningDHV, to support this critical flood modeling project and strengthen the community’s flood resilience and risk management.

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  • DENVER, Sept. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced it will provide high-resolution digital terrain models (DTM) for flood hazard modeling for a World Bank project in the Greater Lomé region in Togo.
  • Intermap is working with its partner, Twinn by Royal HaskoningDHV, to support this critical flood modeling project and strengthen the community’s flood resilience and risk management.
  • Intermap’s NEXTMap® DTM provides critical terrain information for flood hazard modeling.
  • “Our high-resolution precision data supports the World Bank’s flood hazard modeling project in Lomé, strengthening the region’s resilience against natural disasters.”
    “We are delighted to support Intermap and the World Bank in providing high-resolution world class hazard data,” said Mark Nunns, Head of Commercial, Financial Services, RHDHV.

Intermap’s InsitePro Clients Post Excellent Underwriting Results After Tropical Storm Hilary

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

DENVER, Sept. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced that its U.S. insurance solution, InsitePro®, empowered customers to report excellent underwriting results after Tropical Storm Hilary.

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  • DENVER, Sept. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or the “Company”), a global leader in 3D geospatial products and intelligence solutions, today announced that its U.S. insurance solution, InsitePro®, empowered customers to report excellent underwriting results after Tropical Storm Hilary.
  • Major storm events are the testing ground for underwriting solutions, and like with Ian and Harvey, InsitePro delivered excellent results through Tropical Storm Hilary, the first such storm to hit California in over 80 years.
  • These results demonstrate the importance of incorporating advances in technology and staying up to date with climate change.
  • Many U.S. clients are seeing very few insurance claims from recent storms as a result of using InsitePro for risk selection and underwriting.