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Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Russian Academy of Science Selects Zecotek Lasers for New Areas of Research
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 2, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V:ZMS) (Frankfurt:W1I), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, today announced that its proprietary Green Fiber Laser GFL 550 has been selected by the Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk) as the main laser source for Raman spectrometers in solid-state research and for confocal microscopy in biomedical (DNA) research. The lasers will also be used in a program of biomedical research for the development of new tools for confocal microscopy and flow cytometry.
Connecticut Water Service, Inc.
Connecticut Water Implements Infrastructure Surcharge and Increases Lines of Credit
CLINTON, Conn., July 2, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTWS) today announced that its principal operating subsidiary, The Connecticut Water Company (CWC), will be implementing its first Water Infrastructure and Conservation Adjustment (WICA) surcharge on customer bills effective today. WICA, which is authorized under a 2007 Connecticut law, allows CWC to begin recovery of pipe replacement and conservation related infrastructure investments between rate cases.
Loral Space & Communications Inc.
Photo Release -- Space Systems/Loral-Built TerreStar Satellite Successfully Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (Nasdaq:LORL), and the world's leading provider of high-power commercial satellites, today announced that the satellite it built for TerreStar Networks is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers. The world's largest commercial satellite deployed its solar arrays Wednesday evening, following its launch aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite's first thruster firing will begin later today, to propel it toward its final geosynchronous orbit.