Economics

DGAP-News: Marinomed's Investor Relations to be Strengthened by Stephanie Kniep

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:01am

Stephanie Kniep is a renowned IR Manager with more than 20 years of experience.

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  • Stephanie Kniep is a renowned IR Manager with more than 20 years of experience.
  • She joins Marinomed from Esprit Europe GmbH where she successfully repositioned the equity story as VP Head of Investor Relations.
  • "We are delighted to welcome Ms. Kniep as a strong support for our investor relations team.
  • "We are looking forward to working together on increasing our shareholder value with continuous, transparent and collaborative investor relations."

Mkango Commences Geotechnical Drilling and Pitting Program at Songwe Hill Rare Earths Project in Malawi

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:00am

Alexander Lemon, President of Mkango Resources Limited, commented: This major geotechnical investigation program is currently employing and training over 120 local Malawian skilled and unskilled personnel.

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  • Alexander Lemon, President of Mkango Resources Limited, commented: This major geotechnical investigation program is currently employing and training over 120 local Malawian skilled and unskilled personnel.
  • This integrated Mine, Refine, recycle strategy differentiates Mkango from its peers, uniquely positioning the Company in the rare earths sector.
  • Mkango is developing Songwe Hill in Malawi with a Feasibility Study targeted for completion in Q1 2022.
  • Mkango also has an extensive exploration portfolio in Malawi, including the Mchinji rutile project, in addition to the Thambani uranium-tantalum-niobium-zircon project and Chimimbe nickel-cobalt project.

TEA and AECOM's definitive global attraction attendance report shows industry resilience in 2020 and the beginnings of recovery

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:00am

This annual, calendar-year study is produced by collaboration of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and the Economics practice at AECOM.

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  • This annual, calendar-year study is produced by collaboration of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and the Economics practice at AECOM.
  • TEA values its continuing partnership with AECOM and the ability to provide this valuable resource to our business community."
  • The report charts and discusses the effects of the pandemic on the industry in 2020 and the subsequent signs of recovery and heightened innovation already begun.
  • In the Asia-Pacific region, the top 20 theme parks saw attendance numbers drop a total of -58% in 2020.

Maxwell Launches Maxwell Capital, a New Secondary Market Investor for Small and Midsize Mortgage Lenders

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:10pm

Maxwell, the leading digital mortgage and technology-enabled solutions platform for small to midsize mortgage lenders, today announced the launch of Maxwell Capital.

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  • Maxwell, the leading digital mortgage and technology-enabled solutions platform for small to midsize mortgage lenders, today announced the launch of Maxwell Capital.
  • The Maxwell Capital platform will provide the hundreds of community lenders on Maxwells digital mortgage platform additional access to the secondary market by acting as a dedicated investor.
  • In todays market, local and regional lenders need secondary market partners who provide the speed and agility for them to capture the volume of available loans.
  • In combination with Maxwells existing scale, Maxwell Capital enables these lenders to compete in the capital markets alongside some of the industrys largest players.

Modular Plant Solutions Introduces Small-Scale Modularization Design Solutions for Oil, Petrochemical and Process Plants Anywhere in the World

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:22pm

Modular Plant Solutions (MPS), a global engineering firm specializing in process modularization and project implementation, in Friendswood, Texas, outside of Houston, has introduced a unique approach to small-scale plant designs for the for the oil, petrochemical and process industries.

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  • Modular Plant Solutions (MPS), a global engineering firm specializing in process modularization and project implementation, in Friendswood, Texas, outside of Houston, has introduced a unique approach to small-scale plant designs for the for the oil, petrochemical and process industries.
  • Drawing on Townsends experience in the industry, the co-founders first focused on producing methanol, a commodity that tracks the price of oil.
  • The way we approach modularization is about efficiency and standardization of components, opening up options for locations that were previously unattainable.
  • Modular Plant Solutions (MPS) is a global engineering firm specializing in process modularization and project implementation based in Friendswood, Texas, outside Houston.

Pioneer Natural Resources Announces the Addition of Maria S. Jelescu Dreyfus to the Company’s Board of Directors

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:35pm

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD) (Pioneer or the Company) today announced the addition of Maria S. Jelescu Dreyfus to the Companys Board of Directors.

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  • Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE: PXD) (Pioneer or the Company) today announced the addition of Maria S. Jelescu Dreyfus to the Companys Board of Directors.
  • Ms. Dreyfus is currently the Chief Investment Officer for Ardinall Investment Management, a New York based independent investment firm established in 2017.
  • At GSIP Ms. Jelescu focused on energy, industrials, transportation and infrastructure investments in both public and private markets.
  • Pioneer Chief Executive Officer, Scott D. Sheffield stated, We are excited to welcome Maria to the Pioneer Board of Directors.

Sasol commits to net zero ambition by 2050, triples 2030 GHG emission reduction targets

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:43pm

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.

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  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.
  • The company is also introducing a scope 3 reduction target, for its Energy Business, off a 2019 baseline.
  • "In an uncertain future, this approach offers agility and enables us to pivot as cost effective mitigation levers become available.
  • Sasol targets to improve return on invested capital (ROIC) to between 12 and 15% in this period.

Sasol commits to net zero ambition by 2050, triples 2030 GHG emission reduction targets

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:32pm

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.

Key Points: 
  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sasol Limited (Sasol) today announced its updated strategy that commits it to be at net zero emissions by 2050.
  • The company is also introducing a scope 3 reduction target, for its Energy Business, off a 2019 baseline.
  • "In an uncertain future, this approach offers agility and enables us to pivot as cost effective mitigation levers become available.
  • Sasol targets to improve return on invested capital (ROIC) to between 12 and 15% in this period.

XIL Health’s VP of Client Growth & Innovation Recognized as an OBJ 2021 Power Player for Industry Disruption

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Over the last 12 months, Robertson launched and implemented XIL Healths analytics technology platform, XIL Impact, to more than 2,500 pharmacies and a Fortune 100 client, resulting in 4,444% revenue growth.

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  • Over the last 12 months, Robertson launched and implemented XIL Healths analytics technology platform, XIL Impact, to more than 2,500 pharmacies and a Fortune 100 client, resulting in 4,444% revenue growth.
  • As an OBJ 2021 Power Player, Robertson joins the ranks with other innovative leaders from organizations like Advent Health, UCF Lake Nona Medical Center and the Orlando Magic.
  • Alexandra is the very definition of a disruptor shes someone who strives to challenge the status quo within the healthcare industry.
  • Alexandra designs our technology - such as XIL Impact - with client experiences, giving them tools that immediately impact their strategic decisions.

Sabir Sami Promoted to KFC Division CEO, Effective January 1, 2022

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of Sabir Sami, 54, to KFC Division Chief Executive Officer, reporting to Yum!

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  • Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of Sabir Sami, 54, to KFC Division Chief Executive Officer, reporting to Yum!
  • Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of Sabir Sami, 54, to KFC Division Chief Executive Officer, reporting to Yum!
  • In addition, Dyke Shipp, 55, who currently serves as KFC Division Chief Development Officer and Chief People Officer, is being promoted to KFC Division President, reporting to Sami, effective January 1, 2022.
  • Dyke Shipp, 55, who currently serves as KFC Division Chief Development Officer and Chief People Officer, is being promoted to KFC Division President, reporting to Sami, effective January 1, 2022.