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BOSTON - Tuesday, November 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Loomis, Sayles & Company announced today it has added resources to bolster its emerging market debt investment capabilities.

Peter Frick has been named dedicated EMD portfolio manager alongside co-managers Edgardo Sternberg and Dave Rolley. Peter possesses over 25 years of experience in the global fixed income marketplace, most recently serving as product manager covering EMD and global bonds. Elisabeth Colleran joins the EMD product team full time as an EM credit strategist. Previously, she acted as a senior analyst on the credit research team.

Loomis Sayles also added professionals specializing in emerging markets to its credit research, trading, and product management teams. These individuals serve as a resource for all Loomis Sayles product teams investing in emerging markets. Enhancements include:

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New AGCOMMAND® iPhone®/iPad® App Offers First-in-class Fleet Management

DULUTH, Ga. - Tuesday, November 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), today announced the availability of AGCO’s latest global mobile application built to serve agriculture professionals on-the-go, allowing them to manage their operation from anywhere, anytime. "AGCO’s industry-leading telemetry service, AGCOMMAND®, has gone mobile. Building on the capabilities of our existing AGCOMMAND wireless information solution, it’s exciting to deliver an app designed for the increasing demands of professional farmers and the dealer network that supports them,” said Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO. "Professional farmers and agriculture enterprises can increase their productivity through this new, wireless agriculture management tool that focuses on fleet management, vehicle health and overall machine uptime.”

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LUXEMBOURG - Tuesday, November 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that its 100% owned affiliate SES Broadband Services will provide satellite broadband services for the parliamentary elections in Burkina Faso set to take place on December 2, 2012.

As part of the agreement with the Independent National Elections Committee (CENI) in Burkina Faso, SES Broadband Services and its partners Newtec, Access Sat and Unicom will provide satellite equipment and bandwidth to enable connectivity between the 45 electoral district offices, which serve as the hubs for 14,698 polling stations across the country, and the central election office in the capital, Ouagadougou. The system will be used for video conferencing, surveillance, Internet access and fast and secure communication of ballots.

SES Broadband Services will use satellite capacity on an SES satellite located at 5 degrees East and hardware and hub-infrastructure provide ... Read more »
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GENEVA - Tuesday, November 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

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GRAMBACH/GRAZ, Austria & CAIRO - Tuesday, November 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VTU Technologyand Minapharm Pharmaceuticalsannounced today, that they have entered into a licensing agreement to develop a therapeutic, recombinant Human Serum Albumin (rHSA).

Under the terms of the agreement, VTU Technology grants Minapharm access to VTU´s Pichia pastoris protein expression technologyfor rHSA production.

VTU will apply its proven process for expression strain development and bioprocess optimization for biopharmaceuticals production. Minapharm, via its subsidiary, Rhein-Minapharm-Biogenetics, will carry out the pertinent process research & development, production and commercialization of the target therapeutic protein.

Minapharm will exclusively market the product in Egypt with options for other Middle Eastern countries, while VTU will have promotional rights in Rest of the World. Both companies will also share the revenue from the product. F ... Read more »
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HAMILTON, Bermudes - Mardi 27 Novembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--AziNam Ltd. a la grande satisfaction d'annoncer avoir constitué une position solide en Namibie, dans la province d'exploration offshore émergente en Namibie, dans les bassins Walvis et Luderitz.

La société a acquis des participations, s'échelonnant de 10 % à 48 %, dans un total de 13 blocs d'exploration pétrolière couvrant une superficie de 67 000 km2. À ce jour, l'acquisition de données sismiques en 2D sur 5 000km et en 3D sur 3 450 km2 a été réalisée sur ces blocs et le traitement des données sismiques en 3D est déjà effectué, tandis que le traitement des données sismiques en 2D devrait être achevé avant la fin de l'année. Les deux programmes sismiques ont été acquis à l'aide de la nouvelle technologie Geostreamer de la compagnie Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) qui max ... Read more »
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HAMILTON, Bermuda - Tuesday, November 27th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AziNam Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has successfully built up a substantial position in the emerging exploration province offshore Namibia, within the Walvis and Luderitz Basins.

The company has acquired interests in a total of 13 petroleum exploration blocks covering 67,000km2, with interests ranging from between 10% to 48%. To date, 5,000km of 2D and 3,450km2 of 3D seismic data has been acquired over the blocks, and the processing of the 3D seismic data is already complete, with completion of the 2D seismic data expected by year end. Both seismic programs were acquired using PGS’s new Geostreamer technology which maximizes seismic bandwidth.

In addition to the data already acquired, over the next 4 years, the company plans to acquire a further 2,500km2 of additional 3D seismic data and participate in the drilling of up to six exploration wells.

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MILWAUKEE - Monday, November 26th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a $21.7 million contract for programmable automation controllers, variable frequency drives, software, and engineering support services to operate machinery control systems onboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard surface ships. The award enables the Navy and other Department of Defense agencies to acquire engineered systems and services from Rockwell Automation vital to daily and strategic shipboard operations, domestically and globally.

"Control systems designed for the marine industry need to meet stringent requirements, especially for the U.S. Navy, which operates world-class fleets 24/7 throughout the world,” said Joe Moffa, Rockwell Automation marine business manager. "We are proud to meet these requirements and provide the machinery control systems, technical support and engineering services, on-site and th ... Read more »
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