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GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. Announces Delivery of New Vessel, Filing of S-3 and Update on First Quarter
HOUSTON, April 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:GMRK) today announced that it has taken delivery of its latest new construction vessel, M/V Sea Guardian. The vessel, an identical sister ship to the Sea Intrepid delivered last year, is a 5,150 BHP Anchor Handling, Towing Supply vessel that is expected to start its initial contract in Southeast Asia on May 1st, 2006.
Budget Waste Inc.
Budget Waste Inc.'s 2006 Fiscal Revenues are Expected to Increase by Over 800 Percent Equating to Approximately $10 Million in Annual Revenues
CALGARY, Alberta, April 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BWI (Pink Sheets:BDWT), a premier full service waste hauling company in the Calgary area, has accelerated their strategic plan of expansion throughout Alberta to take advantage of the hot Alberta economy. With Canada being the largest supplier of foreign oil to the United States and most of that oil coming from Alberta, forecasters are projecting a buoyant outlook for the Alberta economy well into the next decade. Driven by the current development of the Alberta oil sands, the Alberta economy is anticipated to grow by 4.1% in 2006 and 3.5% in 2007. Combined with their current unemployment rate below 4.0%, the economy is drawing workers into Alberta at unprecedented rates. These factors have resulted in the Alberta building permits increasing by 38%, compared to the national average of 11.9%.
Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2006 Results
PALATINE, Ill., April 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:ACUR) today announced a net loss of $4.2 million or $0.01 per share for the quarter ending March 31, 2006, compared to a net loss of $1.9 million or $0.09 per share for the same period in 2005. Included in the 2006 and 2005 results is a non cash compensation charge of $2.8 million and $0.4 million, respectively, for stock compensation expense pertaining to the Company's issued and outstanding stock options and restricted stock units. Highlights of the Company's consolidated balance sheets and statements of operations appear below. Detailed financial statements are included in the Company's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2006 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.