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Primoris Services Corporation
Primoris Services Corporation Joins Russell 2000(r) Index
LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 30, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Primoris Services Corporation (Nasdaq:PRIM) (Nasdaq:PRIMU) (Nasdaq:PRIMW) ("Primoris" or "Company"), one of the largest specialty contractors and engineering companies in the United States, today announced that it was added to the Russell 3000(r) Index and the subset Russell 2000(r) Index. Primoris' inclusion became effective upon the close of trading on Friday, June 26, 2009 following the Russell Investment Group's annual reconstitution of these lists. Primoris was also added to the Russell Microcap(r) Index and Russell Global(r) Index.
Mining Companies' Revenues Rose 23% in 2008, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers
NEW YORK, June 30, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the economic downturn in the fourth quarter of 2008, mining companies capitalized on early-year strong demand and record prices to increase revenue 23 percent in 2008 over 2007, according to "Mine -- When the going gets tough," a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). The sixth annual report analyzes the financial performance of the global mining industry and examines current trends in the industry, looking at the top 40 global mining companies, as measured by market capitalization. While financial results were strong, 2008 was a year of two parts with the good times quickly turning bad as the global economic crisis took hold in the last quarter and commodity prices went into freefall.
LTX-Credence to Co-Host the CEO Investor Summit During SEMICON West
MILPITAS, Calif., June 30, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LTX-Credence Corporation (Nasdaq:LTXC), a global provider of focused, cost-optimized ATE solutions, today announced that the Company will co-host the CEO Investor Summit -- a forum that will bring investors and analysts together with executives from six leading capital equipment companies in an efficient, relaxed atmosphere. The CEO Investor Summit will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm Pacific Time at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. LTX-Credence CEO and President David Tacelli and VP, CFO & Treasurer Mark Gallenberger will represent LTX-Credence.
Compuware Changepoint Earns Prestigious Yphise Award for Application and Service Portfolio Governance
DETROIT, June 30, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR) today announced that Changepoint, Compuware's market-leading IT Portfolio Management (ITPM) solution, was the recipient of the Yphise Award for Best Application and Service Portfolio Governance. This prestigious award was bestowed on Changepoint after an in-depth assessment of more than 150 functional and technical aspects of Changepoint against its leading competitor, CA.