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Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday
Construction materials group Adelaide Brighton expects prices and sales to increase this year after it notched up a record full year profit. Ausdrill has posted a $177.4 million half year loss after the downturn in mining investment led to a string of asset writedowns Alumina Ltd has slumped to a $US98.3 million full year net loss after paying for a range of restructuring costs including closing the Port Henry Smelter in Victoria.

Ecopetrol adopts measures to guarantee the adequate representation of ...
Instruct the Company's employees to participate in reviewing shareholder proxies and not to accept proxies that do not comply with the requirements established by Colombian law. Instruct the Company's management to inform the Company's managers and employees that they may not recommend to shareholders that they vote a certain way on any specific item.

Lateral thinking pays off for Ivanhoe at Kamoa
For the second time in just over a decade, Ivanhoe Mines is taking home the Thayer Lindsley Award, presented by the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada at their conference in Toronto in March. The award, which Ivanhoe last picked up for its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold discovery in Mongolia, is given to individuals or teams credited with the best mineral discovery anywhere in the world.

Alumina Limited breaks dividend drought
Alumina Limited has broken a three-year dividend drought after posting a slightly better than expected underlying profit of $US91.1 million . Shareholders in the company, which operates a joint venture with American aluminium giant Alcoa, have not been rewarded for their patience since February 2012.

CB&I execs dispute liability for cost overruns at nuke plant
Chicago Bridge & Iron executives say their company should not be liable for any part of $247 million worth of penalties Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning says are due for construction delays at the 2,400-megawatt Plant Vogtle nuclear plant expansion.

CB&I execs dispute liability for cost overruns at nuke plant
Chicago Bridge & Iron executives say their company should not be liable for any part of $247 million worth of penalties Southern Co.

Handy and Harman fine silver quotation $21.29 oz., $684.47 kg.
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3 Stocks Making Big Moves in a Quiet Market
Stock markets are mostly quiet Wednesday afternoon as investors take a breather following yesterday's record run, which was spurred by the latest words of Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen. With many feeling increasingly confident that the central bank's impact on the U.S. economy during the rest of the year will be at worst neutral, stocks were able to remain at or near record levels, with the Dow Jones Industrials up just 15 points as of 12:30 p.m. EST.

Pontiac mine site deemed worth a second look, this time for palladium
North American Palladium Ltd. is Canada's only primary producer of palladium. It's Lac des Iles deposit is near Thunder Bay.

Waste Management: Looking For Dividend Growth? Look Elsewhere
Waste Management shares have certainly been on a tear of late, posting regular all-time highs since last summer. That impressive streak of gains may cloud the very reason many investors own WM; the dividend.

's Top Downgrades
Analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded Health Care REIT, Inc. from Overweight to Equal-weight. The price target for Health Care REIT has been lowered from $50.00 to $45.00.

Century Aluminum Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Financial Results
Century Aluminum Company reported net income of $61.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2014. Results were positively impacted by $6.9 million for purchase accounting related to the acquisition of the remaining 50.3% interest of Mt.

Chicago Bridge & Iron N.V.'s (CBI) CEO Philip Asherman on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good afternoon. My name is Holly, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I'd like to welcome everyone to the CB&I Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results Conference Call.

BHP will not sell Fayetteville Shale assets, but future activity in doubt
Australian mining giant BHP Billiton announced today that it has been unable to find a viable suitor for its Fayetteville Shale operations, and is no longer seeking to sell the conglomerate's unconventional natural gas in play in Arkansas. "We have concluded the marketing of our Fayetteville acreage and have decided to retain it within our portfolio to maximize value," BHP Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said in the company's half-year earnings report.

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
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The American Landscape 2015
It is an amazingly beautiful and serene place with sandstone gorges, caves, streams, waterfalls and Hemlock-filled forests. The unique topography is due to the fact that it is actually part of the foothills to the Appalachian Mountains further southeast.

Werner Enterprises (WERN) Stock Gaining Today After Deutsche Bank Upgrade
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Plastics Industry News
Ex-Dividend Reminder: Fresh Del Monte Produce, Lear Corp. and Cooper Tire & Rubber
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/2/15, Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. , Lear Corp. , and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends.

DuPont to teach area girl scouts about engineering
DuPont to teach area girl scouts about engineering DuPont is partnering with area Girl Scouts to encourage young woman to pursue careers in engineering and science. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1ERqWol On Saturday Feb. 28, DuPont will host roughly 150 Girl Scouts from Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey as part of its annual Engineering Your Tomorrow event.

Carlisle dad killed himself after cocaine row
Liam Wright, 23, of Jubilee Road, in Currock, Carlisle, was found at his girlfriend's house on the morning of Wednesday, September 17. North Cumbria coroner David Roberts was told by Mr Wright's partner, Hannah Kenney, that the pair had argued the night before his death after she expressed concerns over his use of cocaine and told him the relationship was over. The pair had a daughter who was two-and-a-half-years-old at the time of Mr Wright's death.

Myers Industries' (MYE) CEO John Orr on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Greetings and welcome to the Myers Industries fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 Earnings Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode.

Goodyear blimp gondola offers trips down memory lane at Crawford Museum
Joan Reisig of Tallmadge hugs Ed Ogden, Goodyear Airship Specialist and Historian at a presentation of a blimp gondola by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to the Crawford Auto Aviation Museum Wednesday in Cleveland. Reisig worked in the airship division for several years designing blimps.

SMU celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Women's Symposium
S outhern Methodist University is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Women's Symposium March 4 at SMU's Hughes-Trigg Student Center at 3140 Dyer St. The symposium is open to the public and lasts from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. More than 600 people are expected to attend. One highlight: Lilly Ledbetter, an advocate for gender wage equality, will speak at noon about her 10-year battle for pay equality at Goodyear Tire and Rubber.

West Pharmaceutical Services insider Heino Lennartz Sells 21,040 Shares
West Pharmaceutical Services insider Heino Lennartz sold 21,040 shares of West Pharmaceutical Services stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.40, for a total value of $1,123,536.00.

Suspected Southern Albemarle Moonshine Operation Raided
A suspected moonshine operation in southern Albemarle has been raided. Law enforcement officials are on the scene at a residence on Albevanna Spring Road in Scottsville.

3 Cheap Growth Stocks You Can Buy Right Now
With the stock market in nearly nonstop rally mode over the past five years, investors did not need to look far to uncover an abundance of growth stocks. But not all growth stocks are created equal.

Can Cooper Tire & Rubber Get Better After Delivering Mixed Results in the Latest Quarter?
Cooper Tire & Rubber released mixed results as on one hand the company saw good growth in volume and profit while it also struggled due to declining sales. But if we talk about the growth, the higher volume in America along with lower raw material costs drove its margins.

PEFs, builder join competition to buy Kumho Industrial
The heated race to take a 57.48 percent stake in Kumho Industrial, the de facto holding company of Kumho Asiana Group, started Wednesday among private equity funds, Shinsegae Group, and a domestic builder. Four domestic private equity funds, retail giant Shinsegae, and Hoban Construction, a mid-tier local builder, have joined the bid by submitting a letter of intent to underwriters.

Laurette Koellner Elected to Goodyear Board
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Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD); Dow Chemical Co (DOW):...
Billionaire hedge fund managers stand out for a very clear and obvious reason: they manage huge equity portfolios and have influence other investors don't due to the sheer size of their investments, and the pressure they can exert over companies they invest in. Since these funds manage such large sums of money, they are drawn towards large-cap stocks.

MCR Safety Launches New Glove with DuPont Kevlar
DuPont Protection Technologies and MCR Safety today announced the launch of a new cut-resistant glove, Memphis Orange with Kevlar . MCR Safety is promoting its products with DuPont technology under the new Dare Bigger brand platform.

Goodyear agrees to $16M bribery settlement
Goodyear Tire & Rubber will pay $16 million to settle allegations that two of its corporate subsidiaries in Africa paid bribes to win tire sales in Kenya and Angola. Goodyear agrees to $16M bribery settlement Goodyear Tire & Rubber will pay $16 million to settle allegations that two of its corporate subsidiaries in Africa paid bribes to win tire sales in Kenya and Angola.

Dow Chemical, nonprofit team up on education efforts
Dow Chemical Co. and the nonprofit Project Lead The Way are teaming up to increase access to high-quality science, technology, engineering and math education programs.

Goodyear settles with U.S. SEC over bribery charges
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will pay more than $16 million to settle civil charges alleging some of the company's subsidiaries paid bribes to win business in Kenya and Angola, U.S. regulators said Tuesday.

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