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Education Realty Trust, Inc.
Education Realty Trust Awarded Third Development Phase for Residential Revival At Indiana University of Pennsylvania
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EDR) today announced that it has been awarded a contract for the third development phase of a four phase, $250 million initiative to replace approximately 3,500 beds of student housing on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania located in Indiana, Pennsylvania. The Company is currently working on phase two of the project. The project involves replacing virtually all of the old, functionally obsolete on-campus dormitories with newly constructed student residence halls providing leading edge technology and amenities.
National Corn Growers Association
NCGA Names National Corn Yield Contest Winners
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Innovative production techniques and improved seed varieties helped corn growers achieve top numbers in the National Corn Grower Association (NCGA) 2007 National Corn Yield Contest. Not only was the number of entries higher than ever before, but several entrants scored yields of more than double the estimated average.
D Mecatronics Inc.
D Mecatronics Shareholders Vote in Favor of Preliminary Purchase Proposal
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Dec. 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- D Mecatronics Inc. (Pink Sheets:DMTN) today announced that its shareholders voted at a special meeting held on Friday, December 14, 2007 in favor of the preliminary purchase proposal it recently received from Investment Company "LesKo," a Russian investment company. A quorum of shareholders was present at the meeting in person or by proxy, and the voting of the shareholders at the meeting was unanimous in favor of the preliminary proposal.