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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NASDAQ Becomes Operational as a National Securities Exchange
NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has become operational as an exchange in NASDAQ-listed securities, effective today. As a result, NASDAQ(r) is now operating as an independent self-regulatory organization, separate from NASD. NASDAQ plans to become operational as an exchange in other exchange-listed securities on October 1, 2006.
Nobel Biocare Launches Additional Innovative Esthetic Procera Solutions
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Aug. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare today introduced a number of new products further strengthening the company's Easy Esthetics(tm) range of restorative esthetic dental solutions. The new products include extensions to the world-leading industrialized line of Procera(r) all-ceramic individualized crowns, bridges, laminates and abutments and an updated version of the Procera(r) CAD software -- all designed to offer dental professionals custom-made metal-free, long-lasting esthetic solutions for all their patients.
Vengroff, Williams & Associates, Inc.
Vengroff Williams & Associates and GE Business Credit Services Announce Receivables Financing Alternative Available as an Outsourced Service
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GE Business Credit Services (BCS), the commercial unit of GE Money, and Vengroff Williams & Associates (VWA), a global provider of finance and accounting business process outsourcing solutions, today announced availability of a receivables financing alternative that will enable VWA's 3000+ global clients to collect on their receivables faster than ever before possible. With this offering, VWA clients will be able to fund invoices as they are generated by selling their receivables to VWA/GE. Seamless to their end customer, VWA will continue to service the account and collect on receivables with the same quality service that their clients' customers are accustomed.
Evolving Gold Corp.
Meridian Gold Company to Spend US$4 Million to Option Evolving Gold's Winnemucca Mountain Gold Property
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Evolving Gold Corporation (OTCBB:EVOGF) ("Evolving") is pleased to announce that Meridian Gold Company ("Meridian"), (TSE:MNG) (NYSE:MDG) has signed a final option agreement pertaining to Evolving's Winnemucca Mountain gold property located in Humboldt County, in northwestern Nevada. The Winnemucca Mountain property (the "Property") is situated near the northern end of the Battle Mountain-Eureka gold trend and consists of 272 unpatented mineral claims covering about 2,115 hectares.
Surge Global Energy, Inc.
Surge Global Energy Announces Certified Results of Board Elections
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Surge Global Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:SRGG) is pleased to announce that David Perez, Chet Idziszek and Daniel Schreiber were re-elected to its Board of Directors as a result of the Annual Meeting held on July 27, 2006. In addition, Surge Global Energy, welcomes two newly elected directors, Kenneth Druck, Ph.D. and Stephen Sharpe, to its Board of Directors.
Inaugural O'side Turkey Trot Set for Thanksgiving Day 2006
OCEANSIDE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Award-winning race management company, Kinane Events, along with Fitness Together and local community leaders, today announced the official launch of the O'side Turkey Trot (www.osideturkeytrot.com). Slated to become North County's largest running race and the only San Diego Turkey Trot finishing on the beach, the Turkey Trot will showcase downtown Oceanside, from the Civic Center to the Oceanside Pier, on Thanksgiving morning (Thursday, November 23, 2006).