November 30 MDA's Satellite Information Solution Advances Military Field Operations
MDA announced today Canada's Department of National Defence successfully deployed MDA's satellite surveillance and intelligence information solution in its Brigade Training Event 2005.
November 28 MDA Concludes Acquisition Of Strategic Assets From EMS Canada
MDA announced today that it has confirmed the closing of the previously announced transaction to acquire certain assets from EMS Canada. Concurrent with closing this transaction, the Company sold a non-strategic subset of these assets to COM DEV Ltd.
November 1 MDA Reports Third Quarter Results
MDA today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2005. Net earnings increased by 21% to $16.9 million, or $0.41 per diluted common share, on revenues of $209.5 million.
October 31 MDA To Acquire Strategic Assets From EMS Canada
MDA announced today that it has agreed to acquire certain assets of EMS Canada, including certain agreements, equipment, land, buildings and personnel.
October 28 MDA To Provide Space Station Berthing Information Solution To Japan
MDA announced today that it is working with IHI Aerospace of Japan to provide an information solution to help load pallets from the International Space Station onto Japan's H2 Transfer Vehicle.
October 27 MDA Enters HIP Agreement With The Law Society Of England And Wales
MDA announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with the Law Society of England and Wales whereby MDA on an exclusive basis will offer a Law Society-branded Home Information Pack (HIP) service to conveyancing solicitors in England and Wales.
October 27 MDA To Create Information Solution For Mars
MDA announced today that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has awarded MDA an additional $6.0 million for a total award this year of $19.5 million to continue the design and build of a meteorological information station. This solution is part of the Canadian contribution to a NASA Mars exploration mission called Phoenix. This project positions us for further space-based information missions.
October 18 MDA To Modernize UK Local Authority Land Information Service
MDA announced today that it will receive over $3 million CAD to modernize the processing of land information requests coming from the National Land Information Service (NLIS) to Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council in England.
October 18 MDA's Third Quarter 2005 Results Conference Call Alert
MDA plans to release Third Quarter 2005 financial results at close of market on Tuesday, November 1, 2005.
October 4 MDA Information Solution Potentially To Be Used By Military
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract with the Government of Canada to support Defence Scientists at Defence R&D Canada-Ottawa (DRDC-Ottawa) in the development of a solution that derives military information from RADARSAT-1 imagery. "This project is one of the many initiatives DRDC has undertaken to provide the Canadian Forces with relevant and timely technologies," said Malcolm Vant, Director General, DRDC Ottawa.
September 29 First Electronic Precursor HIPs In Production
MDA announced today that its partnership with Movewithus in the United Kingdom is the first to offer an electronic precursor Home Information Pack (HIP), demonstrating that the company is ready to provide HIPs well ahead of their compulsory use in 2007.
September 22 MDA Conference Call Alert - September 22, 2005
MDA would like to invite you to join us for a conference call on Thursday September 22, 2005 at 1:30 pm. PST, 4:30 pm. EST to address any concerns you may have with regard to the potential effect of the Office of Fair Trading report on MDA's property information business in the United Kingdom.
September 22 MDA Part Of Team To Provide Defence Information Solution To UK MoD
MDA announced today that on September 13, 2005 BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies Limited announced that its industrial team was chosen by the UK Ministry of Defence to negotiate a contract for the provision of the Maritime Composite Training System for the Royal Navy. (http://www.baesystems.com/newsroom/2005/sep/130905news175.htm).
September 14 Federal Aviation Administration Partners With MDA For Improved Flight Path Design Solution
MDA announced today that it has been awarded a sole-source agreement from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Under the agreement, the FAA will define the requirements and MDA will propose a multi-year program to modernize the design of safe flight paths for aircraft. The FAA then has the option under the agreement to have MDA implement the proposed solution over a four-year period. A similar flight path design solution developed by MDA is already in use at all U.S. Air Force Major Commands.
September 8 Defence R&D Agency Awards Information System Security Project To MDA
MDA announced today that it has signed a Defence R&D Canada contract with Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) valued at $3.75 million CDN to demonstrate a technology concept solution for the Joint Network Defence and Management System (JNDMS) to the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND).
August 31 MDA Information Key To Relief Effort And Loss Coverage In Wake Of Katrina
MDA announced today that it has mobilized its resources to support increased information needs in the wake of hurricane Katrina.
August 31 MDA To Develop Rendezvous And Docking Information Solution For Lockheed Martin
MDA announced today that it has signed an agreement to support Lockheed Martin in developing a new rendezvous and docking solution for use on future space exploration vehicles for NASA. This project is part of NASA's Exploration Systems' "Human and Robotic Technology" Program.
August 31 MDA To Develop Safe Landing Information Solution For Boeing
MDA announced today that it has received a contract from The Boeing Company to develop a spacecraft landing information solution for NASA's future missions to the moon and Mars. The precision landing and hazard avoidance work is to develop a demonstration as part of NASA's Human and Robotic Technology program. A successful demonstration will pave the way for MDA's solution to be integrated into future Boeing plans for NASA planetary exploration missions.
August 10 MDA To Provide An Essential Property Information Solution To Speed Up Loan Origination Process
MDA announced today that BC OnLine is introducing a new service to the financial sector. Banks and credit unions will now be able to electronically access the Personal Property Registry for searches and registrations directly from within their loan origination systems. This service will accelerate the processing of loans secured by personal property (i.e., non real estate, such as cars and boats) as well as the registration of encumbrances against personal property.
July 28 MDA Reports Second Quarter 2005 Results
MDA today reported earnings of $16.4 million, or $0.41 per share, for the second quarter of 2005.
July 25 MDA To Develop Information Solution For Mars Exploration Mission
MDA announced today that it is providing the initial study for an information solution to the Canadian Space Agency for use in NASA's 2009 Mars Science Laboratory mission. The solution will allow geologists to determine the composition of Mars' rocks and soil. This information is critical to supporting NASA's search for life and the preparation for further human planetary exploration under its Vision for Space Exploration. The CSA has awarded a $1.2 million contract to MDA for the Phase A of this solution.
July 20 MDA To Create Information Solution For Mars
MDA announced today that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has awarded MDA $13.5 million to continue to develop a meteorological information station as part of the Canadian contribution to a NASA Mars exploration mission called Phoenix. MDA is the prime contractor to build the scientific station and associated instruments that will provide information about the Martian climate and atmosphere, part of the search for water and traces of life on Mars.
July 18 MDA and HypoVereinsbank Subsidiary Announce Joint Venture In Germany For Automated Property Valuation
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) of Richmond, B.C., and HypoVereinsbank (HVB) Expertise GmbH of Munich, Germany have signed a Memorandum Of Understanding to establish a joint venture to offer automated valuation services for residential properties in Germany. The joint venture will provide services to financial institutions such as banks, building and loan associations, and insurance companies that are active in the German real estate market.
July 12 MDA'S Second Quarter 2005 Results Conference Call Alert
MDA plans to release Second Quarter 2005 financial results at close of market on Thursday, July 28th.
June 24 MDA Adds New RADARSAT Customers
MDA announced today that it has signed two new subscription agreements with RADARSAT network stations, one with a NATO station in Italy and another with a customer in Kazakhstan.
June 21 MDA To Study Assembly Of Earth Imaging Structure In Space
MDA announced today that it has been awarded a study by DARPA, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, to define a demonstration system for the LASSO program. LASSO (which stands for Large Aperture Surveillance of Space Optical) will examine technology options for in-space manufacturing and assembly of a very large optical sensor surface and structure outside the confines of Earth's gravity.
June 7 MDA To Provide Essential Geospatial Products For Agricultural And Electrical Utility Applications
MDA announced today that it has entered into new agreements to provide geospatial information solutions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and to an information provider to a major U.S. electrical utility.
May 10 MDA Forges Strategic Alliances To Position Itself For Home Information Packs In England And Wales
MDA announced today that it has signed several strategic Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with key organizations in England and Wales to position itself as a leading provider of Home Information Packs (HIPs). HIPs, which consist of legal, disclosure and home inspection documents, must be provided by home sellers to prospective home buyers in England and Wales beginning in 2007.
May 3 MDA Annual General Meeting
MDA will hold its Annual General Meeting at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver on Wednesday, May 11th at 1:30PM.
May 3 MDA Reports First Quarter 2005 Results
MDA today released financial results for the first quarter 2005.
April 18 MDA'S First Quarter 2005 Results Conference Call Alert
MDA plans to release First Quarter 2005 financial results at close of market on Tuesday, May 3rd.
April 7 MDA Continues To Develop And Support Defence Information Solution
MDA announced today that it has signed a three-year agreement valued at $12 million CDN to provide in-service support to the Naval Combat Operator Trainer (NCOT) solution delivered several years ago to the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND).
March 29 MDA Delivers Key Information Solutions To Lending Institutions
MDA announced today that its subsidiary, DataQuick, is delivering custom and bulk property information solutions to key lending institutions. MDA has signed over $3.7 million CDN in agreements with several top lending institutions in the United States for its property data records solution.
March 24 Regional Insurance Companies Get On Board With MDA
MDA announced today that its subsidiary Marshall and Swift / Boeckh (MS/B) has signed agreements with several regional insurance companies in the U.S. Midwest. An increasing number of regional carriers, such as Farmers Alliance located in McPherson, Kansas, are employing the comprehensive services of MS/B to ensure accurate Insurance to Value (ITV). ITV is the process of developing the expected replacement cost of a property, excluding the land it is built on, in case a total loss occurs.
March 23 MDA Continues To Provide Geospatial Information Solutions For U.S. Federal Government Program
MDA announced today its subsidiary, Triathlon Ltd., has received over $3.6 million CDN since February 2005 for geospatial information solutions destined for a U.S. federal government program.
March 17 MDA To Provide $14 Million In Topographic Information To Saudi Arabia
MDA announced today that it will provide $14 million CDN in topographic information to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MOMRA) over the next three years through a contract signed between MOMRA and Triathlon Ltd., an MDA subsidiary.
March 16 MDA Unveils Powerful Valuation Tool For High Value Homes
MDA announced today that its subsidiary Marshall and Swift / Boeckh (MS/B) has launched a new home estimation application that can generate accurate valuations of high value homes of all ages across the United States and Canada for insurance purposes.
February 22 MDA Reports Fourth Quarter And Year End 2004 Results
MDA announced today the release of financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2004.
February 7 MDA'S Year End And Fourth Quarter 2004 Results Conference Call Alert
MDA plans to release Year End and Fourth Quarter 2004 financial results at close of market on Tuesday, February 22nd.
February 1 MDA Facilitates Access To U.K. Property Information Used For Conveyancing
MDA announced today that it has increased access to its National Land Information Service (NLIS) web-based Channel by offering a human interface for U.K. solicitors who are not web-enabled.
January 26 MDA Launches New Solutions For Property Insurance Carriers And Related Markets
MDA announced today that its subsidiary, Marshall and Swift/Boeckh, has launched two innovative solutions for property insurance carriers and other related markets.
January 18 MDA Expands Automated Underwriting Solutions For Insurance Carriers
MDA announced today that it has expanded its automated underwriting solutions for insurance carriers by creating online brush and forest fire hazard identification solutions. The solutions are targeted at carriers that supply property insurance coverage in California and other western states.
January 11 MDA Awarded Definition Phase Contract For Canadian Space Surveillance System
MDA announced today that the company has been awarded a contract for $1 million CDN from Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) for the design of a Canadian Space Surveillance System in support of DND's Surveillance of Space Mission.
January 10 MDA Helps To Monitor Disaster Sites In South Asia To Assess And Support Rehabilitation Efforts
MDA announced today that its space-based imagery is being used to assess damage and direct relief efforts to the areas affected by the December 26, 2004 tsunamis. MDA has donated more than 15 million square kilometres of imagery from its global NaturalVue imagery data set to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Department of State in support of disaster recovery and reconstruction efforts. The U.S. Department of State and U.S. AID have also received NaturalVue 15-metre imagery, and relief agencies in Japan, Germany and Australia have acquired NaturalVue imagery.
January 5 MDA Signs Contract Valued At $154 Million U.S. To Provide Hubble Rescue Solution
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract worth approximately $154 million U.S. to provide a potential information and robotic servicing solution to NASA to rescue the Hubble Space Telescope. The Hubble mission will follow on the heels of two U.S. military satellite missions that will utilize MDA's solutions to perform similar tasks.
January 4 MDA Expanding Scope Of Property Information Solutions In The U.K.
MDA announced today that it is providing a service that allows U.K. solicitors to order property inspections via the same MDA website they use to order property searches for conveyancing purposes. MDA is the first National Land Information Service (NLIS) channel to offer access to these inspections.