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Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend By 6 Percent And Authorizes Repurchase Of Additional 5 Million Shares
CHICAGO, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE: GWW) announced today that its board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $1.44 per share, an increase of 6 percent from the dividend paid in March 2019. The dividend is payable on June 1, 2019, to shareholders of record on May 13, 2019. Grainger has delivered 48 consecutive years of increased dividends.
Cold Jet launches new revolutionary dry ice blaster, the PCS® 60
The machine features industry changing performance and technology
Aurion Options Silasselkä Vanadium Project to Strategic Resources Inc.
Aurion Options Silasselkä Vanadium Project to Strategic Resources Inc.
Ulbrich Stainless Steel uses AI-embedded SAS solution to flatten its IoT data challenges
CARY, N.C., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether manufacturing engineered stainless steel for medical implants or creating the specialty wire for solar panels, Ulbrich Stainless Steel & Specialty Metals knows its customers count on consistently high-quality products. Staying ahead of maintenance and production challenges that keep precision metals rolling out of its plants on time is a high priority for the global company. That's why Ulbrich recently chose SAS(®) Analytics for IoT to analyze the data created by its plant sensors.
NxGold Provides Exploration Update

-- Field program initiated on Mt Roe Gold Project -- Targeting interpreted high grade structures and defining Prinsep anomaly -- Ground-truthing magnetic feature identified in magnetic inversion

China Ceramics Schedules Second Half and Fiscal Year End 2018 Earnings Conference Call
JINJIANG, China, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ Capital Market: CCCL) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced it will conduct a conference call at 8:00 am Eastern Time on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, to discuss its second half and full year financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2018.
Defense Metals Corp. Announces Senior Management Changes
VANCOUVER, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Defense Metals Corp. ("Defense Metals" or the "Company") (TSX-V: DEFN/ DFMTF: OTCQB / 35D: FSE) is pleased to announce Mr. Craig Taylor and Mr. Ryan Cheung will be resuming the roles as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
GoGold Drills 20.4m Averaging 6.45 g/t Gold Equivalent Including 7.2m at 17.77 g/t Gold Equivalent at the Recently Acquired Los Ricos
Trading Symbol: TSX: GGD
Shares Outstanding: 171,776,481
Frontier Lithium Enters Into Strategic Partnership to Pilot Lithium Hydroxide Technology
SUDBURY, ON, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Frontier Lithium Inc. (TSX.V: FL) (the "Company" or "Frontier") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with XPS Expert Process Solutions ("XPS") a Glencore company, and Dr. Ahmad Ghahreman, a Queen's University Professor, to develop a process to refine spodumene concentrate into lithium hydroxide. The partnership reflects Frontier's commitment to lay the foundation for a regional, vertically integrated Battery Ecosystem energizing Ontario's drive to prosperity.
Aircraft Seals Market to Reach $1.1 Billion in 2024, Says Stratview Research
DETROIT, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratview Research announces the launch of a new market research report on Aircraft Seals Market by Aircraft Type (Commercial Aircraft, Regional Aircraft, General Aviation, Helicopter, and Military Aircraft), by Application Type (Engine, Airframe, Interior, Flight Control Surfaces, Landing Gear, Wheels & Brakes, and Others), by Motion Type (Static Seals and Dynamic Seals), by Function Type (Aerodynamic Surface Seals, Air and Fluid Handling Seals, Fire Seals, Conductive Seals, Insulative Seals, and Others), by Material Type (Polymer Seals, Metal Seals, and Composite Seals), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World), Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity: 2019-2024.
Strategic Resources Announces Vanadium Project Acquisitions and Financing
VANCOUVER, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Strategic Resources Inc. (TSXV: STI) (the "Company" or "Strategic") is pleased to announce signing two separate earn-in agreements to acquire 100% of the Silasselkä Project owned by Aurion Resources ("Aurion") and 100% of the Akanvaara Project owned by Magnus Minerals ("Magnus") (the "Acquisitions") on April 10, 2019. Both projects are located in northern Finland and have historical drilling on them. The Acquisitions constitute Fundamental Acquisitions under the TSX Venture policies and are both arm's length agreements. In addition to the Acquisitions, the Company has also submitted applications in Peru to stake approximately 11,700 hectares of prospective vanadium claims.
The Hugely Anticipated Joseph Klibansky's  'All I Ever Wanted Was Everything' New Solo Exhibition Comes to London
HOFA Gallery, Mayfair - Monday 6(th) May to Friday 31(st) May 2019
Caterpillar Reports First-Quarter 2019 Results
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Contura Announces Appointment of Interim Co-CEOs
BRISTOL, Tenn., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Contura Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CTRA), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced that the company's board of directors has appointed Andy Eidson, Contura's executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Mark Manno, Contura's executive vice president, chief administrative and legal officer and secretary, as interim co-chief executive officers, effective May 7. As previously announced, Kevin Crutchfield, Contura's current CEO, is resigning from the company effective May 6.
NorZinc Appoints Scott Fulton as Project Manager, Prairie Creek Mine Cliveden Trading for Concentrate Marketing Support
NZC-TSX
NORZF-OTCQB
Precision Aerospace Completes Recapitalization Transaction With Willcrest Partners and Curran Companies
PHOENIX, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Precision Aerospace, LLC, a leader in complex metal assemblies for aerospace and industrial applications, today announced that is has completed a recapitalization transaction led by Willcrest Partners and Curran Companies, two operationally focused, long-term oriented family offices.
Alfa Laval AB (publ) Interim Report January 1 - March 31, 2019
LUND, Sweden, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Strong order intake in Q1
Chatham Rock Closes Second Tranche of Private Placement
WELLINGTON, New Zealand, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (TSXV: "NZP" and NZAX: "CRP" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the second and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered Private Placement. A total of 1,352,055 Units have been sold at a price of CAD$0.1275 per Unit for gross proceeds of CAD$172,387.01. Each Unit consists of one (1) common share in the capital of the Company and one-half of one (½) non-transferable share purchase warrant ("Warrant").
Husqvarna AB: Interim Report January - March 2019
STOCKHOLM, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kai Wärn, President and CEO
TTM Technologies Purchases Two Nano Dimension Additive Manufacturing Systems, Expanding Total to Three Printers
NESS ZIONA, Israel, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nano Dimension Ltd., a leading additive electronics provider (NASDAQ, TASE: NNDM), announced today that TTM Technologies, a global leader in printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing, has expanded its relationship with Nano Dimension by purchasing two additional DragonFly Pro systems, to complement the existing single unit at the facility. With three DragonFly Pro systems in-house, TTM expands its additive manufacturing capabilities for printed electronics and sets a footprint within its large enterprise customer base from the aerospace and defense industries, among others.
Advantage Lithium Files Updated Mineral Resource Technical Report For The Cauchari JV Property In Argentina
TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: AAL
Crestview Partners Sells JR Automation to Hitachi for $1.425 Billion
HOLLAND, Mich., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Crestview Partners ("Crestview") and Hitachi, Ltd. ("Hitachi") today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Hitachi to acquire JR Automation Technologies, LLC ("JR") for $1.425 billion. JR is a leading provider of intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions headquartered in Holland, Michigan.
Trailer Terminal Tractor Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2027
NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
The flexible glass market will register a CAGR of close to 47% by 2023
NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Major Milestone Set For Lindblad Expeditions As National Geographic Endurance Arrives At Ulstein Verft In Norway
NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marked a major milestone for Lindblad Expeditions as the hull of National Geographic Endurance, the world's most advanced polar expedition ship and the first polar build in the history of Lindblad Expeditions, arrived in Ulsteinvik, Norway after traveling nearly six days from Gydnia, Poland where construction of the main hull steel work was completed. The ship arrived under tow with 100% of structure steel and major foundation work having been competed at Crist S.A.
Northcliff Reports Annual General Meeting Results
VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Northcliff Resources Ltd. ("Northcliff" or the "Company") (TSX: NCF) announces the voting results from its 2019 Annual General Meeting held on April 18, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia (the "Meeting').
Meridian Announces Increase in Loan Facility
LONDON, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Meridian Mining SE (TSXV: MNO) ("Meridian" or the "Company") today announced it has increased the loan facility from Sentient Global Resources Funds IV, L.P. (the "Lender") originally made on August 17, 2018 by US$1,500,000 (the "Loan Amendment").
Sailingstone Capital Will Vote Against Turquoise Hill Resources Independent Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2019 SAILINGSTONE CAPITAL PARTERS announces that it has written an open letter to Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX/NYSE: TRQ) shareholders informing them that SailingStone intends to vote AGAINST the independent directors of TRQ at the May 14, 2019 Annual Meeting. A copy of the letter can be found at www.sailingstonecapital.com/resources.html
BGM Extends Mineralized Horizon by 2.5 Kilometers
DRILLING INTERSECTS 19.3 G/T OVER 6.3 METERS 47.5 METERS FROM SURFACE
The Royal Canadian Mint Marks 50 Years of Progress in the Journey to Equal Rights for LGBTQ2 Canadians With $1 "Equality" Circulation Coin
TORONTO, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- While Canadians' are known for their strongly held values of diversity, inclusion and equality, for many years, LGBTQ2 Canadians were not treated equally. Today, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a one-dollar circulation coin commemorating 50 years of progress in recognizing the rights of LGBTQ2 Canadians. It was a 1969 Act of Parliament that marked the initial milestone on the journey to equality for LGBTQ2 communities by decriminalizing homosexual acts between two consenting people of 21 years or older. The new coin, combining the words "EQUALITY-ÉGALITÉ" with the signature work of Vancouver artist Joe Average, starts circulating today. It was also launched through an official unveiling at the 519 Community Centre, in Toronto, Ontario.
Alexco Closes C$3.5 Million Flow-Through Equity Financing
VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE AMERICAN: AXU, TSX: AXR) ("Alexco" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced flow-through bought deal private placement (the "Offering") with an underwriter (the "Underwriter"). The Company issued a total of 1,842,200 flow-through common shares (the "Flow-Through Shares") at an issue price of C$1.90 per share for gross proceeds of C$3,500,180.
Maverix Proposes Share Consolidation to Seek U.S. Listing
VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Maverix Metals Inc. (the "Company" or "Maverix") (TSX-V: MMX) is proposing a consolidation of its issued and outstanding common shares (the "Common Shares") on the basis of one (1) post-consolidation Common Share for every two (2) pre-consolidation Common Shares (the "Consolidation").
Finlay identifies multiple geophysical anomalies on its Silver Hope Property
VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Finlay Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: FYL) (the "Company") is pleased to report the completion of deep-penetrating 3D Induced Polarization (IP), Magnetotelluric (MT) and soil geochemical surveys at its 100%-owned Silver Hope Property in central British Columbia.
Inca One Produces 2,331 Oz of Gold in March 2019
VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - INCA ONE GOLD CORP. (TSXV: IO) (Frankfurt: SU9.F) (SSEV: IOCL) ("Inca One" or the "Company") is pleased to announce consolidated gold production for March 2019 from its Chala One Plant ("Chala One") and Koricancha Plant ("Kori One"). All comparative year over year ("YOY") production numbers relate only to Chala One in 2018. Consolidated production in 2019 is on a 100% basis and includes Kori One from August 21, 2018.
Zonte Metals drilling discovers high-grade copper, gold and silver mineralization at its Cross Hill IOCG project
TSXV: ZON
Wallbridge Assays 2.81 g/t Gold over 98.91 metres including 15.93 g/t Gold over 11.22 metres Confirming Significance of Area 51 Zone Discovery
TORONTO, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge" or the "Company") today announced that hole FA-19-052 has assayed 2.81 g/t gold over 98.91 metres confirming the significance of the newly-discovered Area 51 Zone at its 100%-owned Fenelon Gold property ("Fenelon" or the "Property"). In addition, the Company announced intercepts from the Fenelon Main Zone including 22.54 g/t gold over 7.95 metres (5.58 metres true width).
Lithium Chile announces community approval for their exploration program on their Salar de Coipasa property
TSX Venture Exchange: LITH
OTC-QB: LTMCF
Sight Machine Announces $29 Million Series C Investment Amid Rapid Global Growth
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sight Machine Inc., the industry's leading digital manufacturing platform, today announced it has raised $29.4 million in Series C venture capital from a group of investors led by Korea's LS Group.
Nucor Reports Results for First Quarter of 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) today announced consolidated net earnings of $501.8 million, or $1.63 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2019. By comparison, Nucor reported consolidated net earnings of $646.8 million, or $2.07 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2018 and $354.2 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2018.
Guyana Goldfields Inc. Addresses False and Misleading Sheridan Allegations and Frivolous Threatened Derivative Action
TORONTO, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSX:GUY) (the "Company") today addressed false and misleading allegations and a threatened derivative action by Patrick Sheridan, who was terminated as the Company's Executive Chairman in July 2018 and is now leading a dissident proxy campaign against the Company and its Board of Directors (the "Board").
CRU: Network with Over 900 Steel Professionals at the SMU Steel Summit (Part of CRU Group)
LONDON, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Widely regarded as the premier steel conference in North America, over 900 attendees are expected to attend the SMU Steel Summit (part of CRU Group) ensuring a crucial key networking opportunity for companies associated with the flat rolled and plate steel market. Over 130 companies have already registered to attend. The Summit will take place in Atlanta on August 26-28, 2019.
Fortune Minerals Completes Option Agreement to Purchase Alternative Site for Proposed Metal Processing Refinery
Additional sites being evaluated based on expedited approvals process
Tinka Commences 2019 Drill Program at Ayawilca
VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Tinka Resources Limited ("Tinka" or the "Company") (TSXV & BVL: TK) (OTCPK: TKRFF) is pleased to announce that the 2019 exploration drill program has commenced at its 100%-owned Ayawilca zinc project in central Peru.
Visit Bonnell Aluminum Newnan Georgia Operations as Part of CRU's Aluminum Market Update
LONDON, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As well as the visit to Bonnell, visitors will meet other aluminum executives in one place, during contract negotiation season, and discuss the state of the market with peers and respected industry analysts at the Aluminum Market Update in Atlanta on 28-29 August 2019.
Arch Coal, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2019 Results
ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) today reported net income of $72.7 million, or $3.91 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2019, compared with net income of $60.0 million, or $2.74 per diluted share, in the prior-year period. The company earned adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion, amortization, accretion on asset retirement obligations, and non-operating expenses ("adjusted EBITDA")(1) of $107.3 million in the first quarter of 2019, which includes a $13.0 million non-cash mark-to-market gain associated with the company's coal-hedging activities. This compares to $104.9 million of adjusted EBITDA recorded in the first quarter of 2018. Revenues totaled $555.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2019, versus $575.3 million in the prior-year quarter.