ZURICH---- RepRisk has released its latest Special Report on the 10 Most Controversial Mining Projects. These projects have attracted the most criticism related to environmental, social and governance issues in the past two years, based on RepRisk’ s ESG business intelligence.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Crown Holdings, Inc., a global leader in consumer packaging, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EMPAQUE, a leading Mexican manufacturer of aluminum cans and ends, bottle caps and glass bottles for the beverage industry, from Heineken N.V., in a cash transaction valued at $1.225 billion, subject to adjustment.
In an agreement signed today in Tokyo, Elekta Japan will grant Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation wider distribution rights regarding linear accelerator sales. Shuichi Higaki, President and Managing Director, Elekta Japan, says:“ The existing partnership between Elekta and TMSC from 2010 has helped raise Elekta’ s profile in the Japanese market.
LEUVEN, Belgium, Sept. 1, 2014-- TiGenix NV, an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercialising novel therapeutics from its proprietary platform of allogeneic, expanded adipose-derived stem cells, or eASC's, in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, announced today that it has appointed Dr Marie Paule Richard as the Company's Chief Medical Officer, and Dr Mary Carmen Diez as its Vice President Medical Affairs and New Product Commercialisation..
GHENT, Belgium, Sept. 1, 2014-- Ablynx today announced that it has expanded its relationship with Eddingpharm, one of the leading Chinese specialty pharmaceutical companies, by granting Eddingpharm an exclusive, royalty-bearing license to develop and commercialise Ablynx's anti-TNFa Nanobody ®, ozoralizumab, in the mainland of the People's Republic of China, the Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions, and Taiwan, for all indications, including rheumatoid arthritis.
Ipsen today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted and granted priority review of its supplemental New Drug Application for Somatuline ® Depot ® 120 mg injection in the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- 0700– regulated information-- UCB announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application for VIMPAT ® C-V as monotherapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy aged 17 years and older. 1 This is a new indication for VIMPAT ® which is already approved in the U.S. as adjunctive treatment for partial-onset seizures in patients in this age group. 1 This new indication means that adults with partial-onset seizures can be initiated on VIMPAT ® monotherapy, and patients already on an anti-epileptic drug can be converted to VIMPAT ® monotherapy.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:. The first Labor Day was celebrated in September 1882 in New York City. Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotions of the U.S. Census Bureau.
CNBC announced a regional sponsorship deal with UOB Private Bank around the network's Managing Asia Succession Planning series.
VENICE, Italy, Aug. 31, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- This year's 71st Venice International Film Festival, taking place from August 27th to September 6th 2014, will mark the beginning of a cooperation between the Venice Film Festival and iQIYI. iQIYI is China's leading video streaming site, focused on fully licensed, high-definition and professionally-produced content.
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 31, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Wockhardt Limited today announces a major boost to the New Drug Discovery program in Anti-Infective research when two of its drugs, WCK 771 and WCK 2349, received the coveted Qualified Infectious Disease Product status from U.S. Food& Drug Administration.
The Lab, which was launched by Accenture in June 2014, is a collaboration in Hong Kong between Accenture and leading financial institutions, supported by Cyberport and Airbnb.
GUANGZHO, China, Aug. 31, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- China has long maintained that the dispute between Palestine and Israel should be resolved through negotiations and communication, not violence. For Palestinian businessmen, especially those in Gaza strip, a visit to Canton Fair might be quite eventful, sometimes through the tunnels.
ST. PAUL, Minn.---- 3 M today announced that it has completed its acquisition, through Sumitomo 3 M Ltd., of Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd.’ s 25 percent interest in Sumitomo 3 M Ltd. for 90 billion Japanese Yen.
TAIPEI, Taiwan---- CyberOptics ® Corporation, a world leader in intelligent inspection and sensing solutions for electronics assembly and semiconductor process equipment, will demonstrate its wireless measurement devices for chamber gapping, leveling, wafer handoff teaching, vibration and airborne particle measurement, at SEMICON Taiwan in Booth #426 and #672 at the TWC in Nangang District, Taipei City, Sept. 3-5, 2014.
The voluntary recall still affects 22 bags shipped to Dollar General across 12 stores in four U.S. states, but it now is being expanded to 55- pound bags of PEDIGREE ® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products sold in Sam's Club in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Viewers tuning into the 49 th MDA Show of Strength Telethon are in for "Nothin' But a Good Time" when legendary rock star and reality TV star Bret Michaels covers American classic "Sweet Home Alabama" on the nationally televised show airing tonight on ABC television stations across the country..
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Aug. 31, 2014, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.
SANTIAGO DE CHILE, Chile, Aug. 31, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Inversiones Alsacia S.A. and Express de Santiago Uno S.A. announced today that they have entered into a Restructuring Plan Support Agreement with an informal group of holders that, collectively, holds more than 60% of the principal amount of the Company's 8% senior secured notes due 2018 to restructure the Existing Notes through a prepackaged plan of reorganization filed under Chapter 11 in the United States.
CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Pop star sweethearts Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo will "show their strength" for families affected by muscle disease on the 2014 MDA Show of Strength Telethon, airing tonight at 9| 8 c on ABC stations nationwide.