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TELA Bio Announces First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:02pm

"Along with the expected improvement of procedure volumes throughout 2021, we anticipate the current litigation surrounding synthetic mesh may increase patient demand for non-synthetic options.

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  • "Along with the expected improvement of procedure volumes throughout 2021, we anticipate the current litigation surrounding synthetic mesh may increase patient demand for non-synthetic options.
  • OviTex was purposefully designed to provide patients a more natural repair, and we believe TELA Bio is well-positioned to experience top-line growth in 2021 as the portfolio is expected to gain increased utilization by general and plastic reconstructive surgeons.
  • "\nRevenue was $5.9 million for the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 58% compared to the prior year period despite experiencing increased volatility in demand for our products in January due to the COVID-19 resurgence.
  • For more information, visit www.telabio.com .\nThis press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Pennsylvania American Water Announces $17 Million Plan for Water Storage Upgrades in 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:32pm

b'Pennsylvania American Water today announced its 2021 plans to rehabilitate 11 of its water storage tanks and construct seven new structures.

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  • b'Pennsylvania American Water today announced its 2021 plans to rehabilitate 11 of its water storage tanks and construct seven new structures.
  • Pennsylvania American Water\xe2\x80\x99s tank rehabilitation program of inspecting, sandblasting, and repainting tanks extends their service lives and helps protect water quality.
  • The total cost of the company\xe2\x80\x99s water storage improvements this year is approximately $17 million.\n\xe2\x80\x9cStorage tanks are critical to meeting the supply demands of our customers and providing fire protection for our communities,\xe2\x80\x9d said Pennsylvania American Water President Mike Doran.
  • American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help make sure we keep their lives flowing.

FURA Gems to Transform the Precious Colored Gemstone Market

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:36pm

b'AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FURA Gems today announced the launch of the FURA Marketing Council (FMC), a groundbreaking effort to increase the size of the gemstone market.\nFURA Gems announce launch of FURA Marketing Council, a groundbreaking effort to increase size of the gemstone market.\nThe FMC connects the precious colored gemstone supply chain and harnesses the power of a major mining company with cutters, dealers, jewelry manufacturers and retailers to promote responsibly mined gems.\n"The entire jewelry wholesale and retail industry has a billion-dollar opportunity right in front of them and they need help to tap it," explains Dev Shetty, FURA CEO.\nFURA mines exquisite emeralds from an ancient mine hidden in the lush green mountains of Colombia, stunning sapphires sourced from Australia\'s rugged Outback, and richly-colored rubies unearthed in Mozambique\'s northern highlands.\nFURA is proud to be a responsible supplier, the industry leader in benefiting both its employees and the communities where its mines are located.

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  • b'AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FURA Gems today announced the launch of the FURA Marketing Council (FMC), a groundbreaking effort to increase the size of the gemstone market.\nFURA Gems announce launch of FURA Marketing Council, a groundbreaking effort to increase size of the gemstone market.\nThe FMC connects the precious colored gemstone supply chain and harnesses the power of a major mining company with cutters, dealers, jewelry manufacturers and retailers to promote responsibly mined gems.\n"The entire jewelry wholesale and retail industry has a billion-dollar opportunity right in front of them and they need help to tap it," explains Dev Shetty, FURA CEO.\nFURA mines exquisite emeralds from an ancient mine hidden in the lush green mountains of Colombia, stunning sapphires sourced from Australia\'s rugged Outback, and richly-colored rubies unearthed in Mozambique\'s northern highlands.\nFURA is proud to be a responsible supplier, the industry leader in benefiting both its employees and the communities where its mines are located.
  • FURA not only protects the environment surrounding its mines with enlightened water management and waste recycling, the company also reforests and reclaims the land after mining.\nDev Shetty added: "We\'re creating the future of gemstones, opening the closed world of precious gems for the first time.
  • We are funding trade support to the tune of over $2 million in just the first year launch of the FMC.\nFMC members will be leading precious colored gemstone companies around the world: the best gem cutters and dealers, the most talented jewelry manufacturers and designers, and the most inspiring retail destinations.\nMembership support includes advertising funds, expansive sales training, and layers of promotional assets for all levels of the industry.
  • Also included in the membership is consulting support from the FMC managing group, MVI Marketing , who brought the trade the Indo Argyle Diamond Council and consumer brand Champagne Diamonds.\n"It is an unusual step for a colored gemstone mining company to support their rough all the way to retail but helping the market grow in a healthy and sustainable manner has always been our goal," stated Rupak Sen, Chief Marketing Officer.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/fura-gems-to-transform-the-preci...\n'

Officers Use BolaWrap® to Restrain Subject After Mother Calls About Son in Crisis

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:40pm

Responding officers attempted to de-escalate the situation and bring the subject into custody using verbal commands, but the subject refused to comply.\nAn officer deployed the BolaWrap, wrapping the subject\xe2\x80\x99s legs.

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  • Responding officers attempted to de-escalate the situation and bring the subject into custody using verbal commands, but the subject refused to comply.\nAn officer deployed the BolaWrap, wrapping the subject\xe2\x80\x99s legs.
  • The subject was startled and disoriented, making it safer for the officers to close the gap and secure the subject without using higher levels of force.
  • The BolaWrap\xc2\xae Remote Restraint device, WRAP\'s first product, is a patented, hand-held device that discharges a Kevlar\xc2\xae tether to temporarily restrain from a safe distance.
  • Through many field uses and growing adoption by agencies worldwide, BolaWrap is proving to be an effective tool to safely detain persons without injury.

Consumer Confidence Reports Show Excellent Water Quality for California American Water Customers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:58pm

b'California American Water published the 2020 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water service throughout its state districts.

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  • b'California American Water published the 2020 Consumer Confidence Reports, which demonstrate high quality water service throughout its state districts.
  • The annual reports compare California American Water\xe2\x80\x99s water quality with standards established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water.\nThe reports also cover drinking water sources, public health information, substances detected in the water and the levels of those substances.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe hope that customers will find these reports as educational and helpful in answering the questions they may have about the state of their water.\xe2\x80\x9d\nCustomers can look up their water quality reports by zip code by visiting: www.californiaamwater.com/water-quality .\nAbout California American Water: California American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), provides high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to more than 880,000 California residents.
  • Information regarding California American Water\xe2\x80\x99s service areas can be found on the company\xe2\x80\x99s website www.californiaamwater.com .\nAbout American Water: With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company.

Alphagary, an Orbia Company, Acquires Majority Share Ownership in Shakun Polymers Private Limited in India

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:57pm

The group was formed when Mexichem (now Orbia) purchased Alphagary and joined it with Bayshore Vinyl Compounds.

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  • The group was formed when Mexichem (now Orbia) purchased Alphagary and joined it with Bayshore Vinyl Compounds.
  • Orbia operates in the Polymer Solutions, Building and Infrastructure, Precision Agriculture, Data Communications and Fluorinated Solutions sectors.
  • To learn more, please visit orbia.com .\nShakun Polymers Private Limited is one of the leading players in the field of compounding for the wire and cable industry.
  • With a focus on tailoring to product and customer requirements, products are perfected with in-house testing facilities and at accredited testing facilities in India and abroad.

Patagonia to Offer Drinking Water Sourced From the Sky, Made With Just Sunlight and Air

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:35pm

This first-of-its-kind technology uses sunlight to pull pure, clean and endlessly renewable water vapor out of the sky and create delicious, climate-resilient drinking water that\xe2\x80\x99s balanced with minerals for optimal health.

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  • This first-of-its-kind technology uses sunlight to pull pure, clean and endlessly renewable water vapor out of the sky and create delicious, climate-resilient drinking water that\xe2\x80\x99s balanced with minerals for optimal health.
  • Founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, Patagonia is an outdoor apparel company based in Ventura, California.
  • The company\xe2\x80\x99s SOURCE\xc2\xae Hydropanels create drinking water using sunlight and air as the only inputs, and can put the power of safe, sustainable drinking water in the hands of every person in nearly every climate and corner of the world.
  • For more information, visit www.source.co and follow us on Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter and Instagram .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005657/en/\n"

Westwater Resources Announces First Quarter March 31, 2021 Results

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

For the three-month period ended March 31, 2021, $1.8 million was spent on product development.

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  • For the three-month period ended March 31, 2021, $1.8 million was spent on product development.
  • For the three months ended March 31, 2021 general and administrative expenses increased by $0.3 million from the respective period in 2020.
  • The difference is primarily due to increased legal and consulting expenses related to the Company\xe2\x80\x99s Coosa Graphite Project.\nArbitration Costs.
  • During the first quarter of 2021, Westwater incurred arbitration related legal and expert consulting costs of $1.5 million.

$5.2 Billion Worldwide Air Compressor Filters and Compressed Air Dryers Industry to 2027 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:21am

b'The "Air Compressor Filters and Compressed Air Dryers - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nAmid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Air Compressor Filters and Compressed Air Dryers estimated at US$ 5.2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$ 7.8 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.8% over the period 2020-2027.\nCompressed Air Dryers, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 5.7% CAGR and reach US$ 5.3 Billion by the end of the analysis period.

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  • b'The "Air Compressor Filters and Compressed Air Dryers - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nAmid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Air Compressor Filters and Compressed Air Dryers estimated at US$ 5.2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$ 7.8 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.8% over the period 2020-2027.\nCompressed Air Dryers, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 5.7% CAGR and reach US$ 5.3 Billion by the end of the analysis period.
  • After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Air Compressor Filters segment is readjusted to a revised 6.1% CAGR for the next 7-year period.\nThe U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.4 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.9% CAGR\nThe Air Compressor Filters and Compressed Air Dryers market in the U.S. is estimated at US$ 1.4 Billion in the year 2020.
  • China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$ 1.6 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 8.8% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.
  • Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.2% and 5.2% respectively over the 2020-2027 period.

Battery Mineral Resources Corp. Closes Book for C$15,000,000 Equity Financing to Acquire Punitaqui Copper-Gold Mine

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 11:35pm

Acquiring the Xiana Indebtedness and the associated security will enable the Company to acquire its leasehold interest in the Punitaqui Mine free and clear of the prior claims of any third party secured creditors.

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  • Acquiring the Xiana Indebtedness and the associated security will enable the Company to acquire its leasehold interest in the Punitaqui Mine free and clear of the prior claims of any third party secured creditors.
  • "\nAbout Battery Mineral Resources Corp.\nBattery is a multi-commodity resource company.
  • Battery is engaged in the discovery, acquisition, and development of battery metals (cobalt, lithium, graphite, nickel & copper), in North America and South Korea.
  • Finally, Battery is currently finalising a concurrent financing and acquisition to acquire the Punitaqui Mining Complex, a copper-gold mine located in the Coquimbo region of Chile.\n'