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Silver Standard resolves Export Duty Claim in Argentina

Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") announced it has entered into the tax moratorium system in Argentina to resolve the dispute regarding the application of export duties on its Pirquitas mine.  Under the conditions of the moratorium, which converts the tax liability to Argentine pesos ("ARS"), Pirquitas has agreed to pay approximately ARS 1 billion with 5% paid upon entry and the balance in equal installments over 60 months. Outstanding ARS amounts are subject to interest at a rate of 1.5% per month. Upon completion of these payments all liabilities related to historical export duties and interest will be extinguished.

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Parsons welcomes Vice President and Capture Manager Leader

Parsons announced that Larry Barfield has joined the corporation as Vice President and Capture Manager Leader for its Federal business unit. Federal, a primary business unit of Parsons Corporation, delivers, protects, and sustains critical federal assets across the defense, security, intelligence, environmental, and infrastructure markets worldwide.

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Anglo American appoints Group General Counsel

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the appointment of Richard Price as Group General Counsel and a member of Anglo American’s Group Management Committee, with effect 1 May 2017. Richard will be based in London and will report to Stephen Pearce, who will take up the role of Finance Director on 24 April 2017.

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New CEO of the Datwyler Group

As was announced in spring 2016, Dirk Lambrecht took over management of the Datwyler Group as CEO on 1 January 2017. Paul Hälg, who held the position from 2004, stepped down at the end of 2016 and will be recommended for election to the post of Chairman at the Annual General Meeting in March 2017. He will succeed Ulrich Graf, who will be stepping down from his post for age-related reasons after 12 years at the 2017 Annual General Meeting.

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Petropavlovsk PLC announces Management Changes

Petropavlovsk PLC ("Petropavlovsk" or the "Company") announces that Dr Alya Samokhvalova, formerly Strategic Director and Group Head of External Communications, has been promoted to the role of Deputy CEO, Strategic Development with immediate effect. Dr Samokhvalova continues to be a member of the Company's Executive Committee. Ms Alexandra Carse joins the Company as Head of Investor Relations, with immediate effect. Ms Carse has over ten years' experience as a sell-side corporate broker, within the natural resource sector.

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London Tunnelling Contract approaches successful Completion

The LPT contract saw the jv partners tunnelling for some 32km under the capital, creating what client National Grid describes as an ‘electricity superhighway’ for high-voltage cables to provide increased resilience for the city’s power supplies. When all aspects of the project are complete in 2018, it will help ensure that London’s growing demand for power can be met over the coming years.

The contract involved driving three major new tunnels under London, linking Hackney in the east with Willesden in the west and Wimbledon to the south, with 14 shafts along the route providing access from street level. This represented the longest single tunnelling contract ever let to a single contractor in London.

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Changes in Skanska Senior Executive Team and new Business Unit President Skanska Sweden

The Skanska Senior Executive Team will make several changes to, among other things, further take advantage of the international experience and competence within Skanska.

Roman Wieczorek, today responsible for our construction units in Central Europe, will leave Skanska as he has decided to end his professional career. Roman has worked for Skanska for 18 years, the last seven years as a member of the Senior Executive Team.

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