Missouri Business

IBC and NioCorp Announce Successful Completion of Initial Casting Campaign for Aluminum-Scandium Alloys

28 12 2017

WILMINGTON, Mass., Dec. 28, 2017 -- IBC Advanced Alloys (TSX-V:IB) (OTCQB:IAALF) (“IBC”) and NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX:NB) (OTCQX:NIOBF) (FSE:BR3) (“NioCorp”) (collectively the “Companies”) today announced the successful manufacture of several aluminum-scandium alloy ingots.  These test pours occurred at IBC’s Wilmington, Massachusetts Engineered Materials facility using scandium purchased commercially by NioCorp.The ingots, representing a range of scandium content, will now undergo chemical analysis and other metallurgical testing to confirm the microstructure and performance of the alloys.  This testing is the basis for commercializing Aluminum-Scandium alloys.Video of IBC’s Aluminum-Scandium Alloy Pour“I am very pleased with the successful execution by Chris Huskamp and his team of this initial production campaign, and we look forward to reviewing the results of follow-on testing to confirm material specifications,” said Major General...

The Evolution of Luxury: TTR Sotheby’s International Realty Introduces Fully-Integrated Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management Platform

27 12 2017

Our continued investment in new and innovative technology is focused exclusively on delivering value back to our associates and to the clients they serve every day. Washington, D.C. December 27, 2017 TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the top residential real estate brokerages in the nation, is on a mission. As the firm concludes its best year ever — finishing with over $3 Billion in closed gross sales — TTR Sotheby’s International Realty is doubling down on technology with the launch of Bloom, a fully-integrated digital marketing and customer relationship platform. Bloom, which supports a suite of digital marketing capabilities, including: property marketing, customer relationship management, and business intelligence, is the first of many new digital applications TTR Sotheby’s International Realty plans to release in the months and years ahead. In anticipation of Bloom’s release, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty worked with Bright MLS and Sotheby’s International...

Becky Sandring is recognized by Continental Who's Who

27 12 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 27, 2017 -- Becky Sandring is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional Member in the field of Finance in recognition of her role as Senior Director of Corridor InfraTrust Management, LLC.                   An energy infrastructure entity located in the heart of the Kansas City, Missouri area, CorEnergy focuses on, "identifying and acquiring critical infrastructure enables energy companies to benefit from the monetization of assets, while remaining operationally and commercially in control." A frontrunner in the utilities and infrastructure industry, CorEnergy provides, "direct access to energy infrastructure in a tax-efficient manner. Eligible assets include pipelines, storage terminals, offshore platforms, rights-of-way, and electric transmission and distribution lines." Amassing over twenty five years of experience in the finance and accounting...

Dollar General Announces Plans to Build New Distribution Center and Create Approximately 400 New Jobs in Longview, Texas

27 12 2017

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced plans to build a new distribution center in Longview, Texas this morning. The state-of-the-art facility in Gregg County is expected to create approximately 400 new jobs at full capacity and serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General retail locations in Texas and the southeast. Construction should begin in early 2018 pending the receipt of all required governmental permits and development approvals and the absence of unforeseen circumstances. “Dollar General is excited to expand our supply chain and distribution operations in the Lone Star state with today’s announcement,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer. “This facility is expected to support Dollar General’s growing store count in Texas where we already operate more than 1,400 current locations and have complementary operations in San Antonio. We look forward to the facility helping better serve our customers with...

BancorpSouth Bank Receives Regulatory Approval for Mergers

27 12 2017

TUPELO, Miss., Dec. 27, 2017 -- BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS) today announced it has received regulatory approvals from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance, necessary to complete the proposed mergers of Ouachita Bancshares Corp., parent company of Ouachita Independent Bank (collectively, "OIB"), headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana and Central Community Corporation, parent company of First State Bank Central Texas (collectively, "CCC"), headquartered in Austin, Texas with and into BancorpSouth Bank. Subject to the completion of customary closing items, the mergers are expected to close effective January 15, 2018. "We are pleased to have secured the necessary regulatory approvals and are working to complete both transactions," said Dan Rollins, BancorpSouth Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Our team is diligently executing our overall strategic plan and these acquisitions are significant to our company and...

Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate Adds to Holdings in Downtown Clayton, Missouri

27 12 2017

St. Louis, MO-IL December 27, 2017 - Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate is expanding its portfolio of properties in downtown Clayton, Missouri with the purchase of the Park Place office building. The acquisition joins the Business Bank Tower and the Wydown Building as major Clayton sites owned by Hoffmann.Park Place, located at 100 South Brentwood Blvd., is a 73,000 sf Class A office complex that counts Moneta Group among its primary tenants. Adjacent to beautiful Shaw Park, Park Place sits at the hub of Clayton’s bustling and evolving business district. Hoffmann is enthusiastic about the potential for the area to grow with diverse offerings in retail, entertainment, and residential uses alongside established office properties.“Clayton is in an exciting period of re-invention, and our company plans to participate fully in its growth,” notes CEO Greg Hoffmann. “Downtown is transforming from a 9-to-5 corporate district to an engaging destination for shopping, socializing and recreation,...

FirstNet Momentum: More Than 80% of America has Joined the Nationwide First Responder Network

23 12 2017

VIENNA, Va., Dec. 22, 2017 -- First responders deserve the best communications tools. And governors across the country keep delivering. Today, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts and North Dakota announced their decisions to opt in to FirstNet. That means more than 80% of America's governors are now giving their first responders a meaningful new choice that will help them save lives and protect communities. One that meets their rigorous demands without delay.   FirstNet is the country's first-ever nationwide public safety broadband network. It's purpose-built with and for public safety to help them connect to the critical information they need every day and in every emergency. "Our nation's first responders risk it all to help us every day. So, we're honored to bring them advanced communication tools that can help them stay safe and save lives," said Chris Sambar, senior vice president, AT&T – FirstNet. "By opting in, governors don't have...

IEG Holdings Incorporates Investment Evolution Crypto, LLC Subsidiary Company

22 12 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 22, 2017) - IEG Holdings Corporation (OTCQB: IEGH) announced today that it has incorporated a 100% owned subsidiary company named Investment Evolution Crypto, LLC. The subsidiary company will explore the legalities and economic risks and benefits of entering into a joint venture with IEGH's other 100% owned subsidiary company Investment Evolution Corporation dba Mr. Amazing Loans to accept repayment of customer loans in the form of leading Crypto/Blockchain currencies such as Bitcoin, provide the crypto equivalent of USD $5,000 and $10,000 loans to customers, and also potentially create and issue an Investment Evolution cryptocurrency. Investment Evolution Crypto has not begun operations and is in the development planning stages to explore these business opportunities in this time of changing technology. Paul Mathieson, IEG Holdings' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am pleased to announce the launch of a potential new vertically...

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. To Release Third Quarter 2017 Results on or About December 28th

22 12 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 22, 2017 -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) (the "Partnership," "Calumet," "we," "our" or "us"), a leading independent producer of specialty hydrocarbon and fuel products, today announced that it will report results for the third quarter 2017 on or about December 28, 2017. The accompanying earnings results slides will be available on the Partnership's website at  http://www.calumetspecialty.com.About Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (CLMT) is a master limited partnership and a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet processes crude oil and other feedstocks into customized lubricating oils, solvents and waxes used in consumer, industrial and automotive products. Calumet also produces fuel products including gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. Calumet is based in Indianapolis, Indiana and operates eleven manufacturing facilities...

Delbert Edwin Day, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

22 12 2017

    ROLLA, MO, December 22, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Delbert Edwin Day, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Day celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.A widely regarded ceramic engineering educator, Dr. Day has worked as a consultant in the field for nearly 60 years. Since 1981, he has served as a Curator's Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology....

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