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Sterling Testing Systems, Inc
Sterling Testing Systems Hosts Seminar on How to Eliminate Workplace Substance Abuse
NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, an astonishing 74.6% of the nation's 16.6 million current illicit drug users are employed either full or part time. Today, Sterling Testing Systems, Inc., the nation's fastest-growing pre-employment screening services company, announced its 2006 Winter Symposium: Addressing Substance Abuse in the Workplace. Mark A. de Bernardo, expert labor and employment attorney from the preeminent labor and employment law firm Jackson Lewis LLP, will lead the seminar showing employers how to write a compelling and enforceable policy to mitigate risk and ensure that they hire right to create a safe, drug-free work environment. Attendees will receive 1.75 credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information on the event, visit: www.sterlingtesting.com.
Technest Holdings, Inc.
Technest Holdings Subsidiary, EOIR Technologies, Inc., Enters Into Partnership With Joint Research and Development, Inc. to Provide Engineering and Testing for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Defense (B50) Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center
BOSTON, Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Technest Holdings, Inc. http://www.technestholdings.com (OTCBB:TCNH), a defense and homeland security company transforming advanced laboratory technology into real-world products, announced today that EOIR Technologies, Inc. (EOIR), its wholly owned subsidiary, has entered into a partnership with Joint Research and Development, Inc. (JRAD) to provide engineering and testing services for the Chemical, Biological, and Radiological (CBR) Defense (B50) Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Dahlgren, Virginia. JRAD is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Northern Virginia which provides research and development services. EOIR and JRAD will concurrently support the B50 Division. Dr. Joe Mackin, President of Technest Holdings, made the announcement today.
Inteltronic Launches 9.2-Inch Mobile Monitor Especially for XB360 Gamers, Who Are 'On-The-Go' or Want to Be
UNION CITY, Calif., Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Inteltronic Inc. today introduced the largest monitor designed specifically for XB360 gamers yet is completely compatible for use with other gaming and multimedia hardware. The new mobile monitor is a 9.2" diagonal TFT flat screen monitor with a 16:9 aspect ratio and an 800 (H) x 480 (V) resolution for full gaming experience. With the base stand folded up to protect the screen, the new monitor is ideal for gamers and families that not only want the family television back but also for freeing gamers to take their game stations to another room, the office, a friend's house or anywhere there is an AC outlet.
'Playas Ball' to Premiere February 16
LENEXA, Kan., Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Playas Ball," a long-anticipated movie produced by NBA Power Forward Dale Davis's W.A.R. (World Ain't Right) Entertainment, is set to debut at an invitation only VIP party on February 16 in Houston. The movie's premiere event, which takes place just prior to the NBA All-Star Game on Feb.19, will benefit Habitat for Humanity, which in turn will support victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Superior Oil and Gas
Superior Oil & Gas Co. Receives Permit for Gas Pipeline
YUKON, Okla., Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superior Oil and Gas Co. (OTCBB:SIOR), an oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced Superior received the LOA (Lloyds of America) permit for its gas pipeline permit from the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management for its pipeline right-of-way in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Superior is designing a 12-inch, 18-mile gas pipeline capable of carrying up to 30,000,000 cubic feet of gas per day with a $0.60 per thousand cubic feet of gas gathering fee.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Continues Evolving -- Just Ask Darwin: Ecuador Joins Growing Roster of South American Destinations
ATLANTA, Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines' customers eager to view beautiful colonial architecture, taste exquisite cuisine or be a step closer to walking in Darwin's shoes, will have the opportunity this summer. Delta has received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to start new service between Atlanta and two new destinations in Ecuador -- Quito and Guayaquil -- beginning June 8. The new service, subject to Ecuadorian government approval, will operate non-stop from Atlanta to Quito, continue to Guayaquil, and return non-stop from Guayaquil to Atlanta.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines Announces Service between Atlanta and Africa
ATLANTA, Feb. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines -- the United States' fastest growing international carrier -- today announced that it is seeking the necessary government approvals to become the only U.S. airline to operate scheduled service between the United States and Africa. In a filing with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Delta is requesting government approvals to begin the first ever Delta-operated service between the world's largest airline hub in Atlanta and the burgeoning South African city of Johannesburg, with an intermediate stop in Dakar, Senegal, effective in December 2006.