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Metso's Release Summary in 2007
HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Metso has published on its Internet pages a summary of the company's stock exchange releases and announcements published in 2007. The summary is available at www.metso.com - News and Info - Press releases.
Eastmain Resources Inc.
Goldcorp Exercises Option to Increase Its Interest in Eleonore South
TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) is pleased to announce that Les Mines Opinaca Ltee. ("Opinaca"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) (NYSE:GG), has exercised its right to increase its interest by 6.67% in the Eleonore South joint venture to a total of 40%. To earn the additional interest, Opinaca must fund a minimum of $500,000 in exploration expenditures and prepare a bankable feasibility by June 2015. If Opinaca completes the earn-in obligations, the project ownership will be: Opinaca 40%, Eastmain 30% and Azimut Exploration Inc. 30%.
Leading Brands, Inc.
Photo Release -- Leading Brands, Inc. Announces the STOKED ENERGY GAMER CHALLENGE
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: LBIX), North America's only fully integrated healthy beverage company, announces the STOKED(tm) ENERGY GAMER CHALLENGE(tm), an exciting new campaign featuring Activision, Inc.'s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare(r) the top selling video game every month since its release in November 2007.
Lucas Energy Tops Oil and Gas Financial Journal's List of Fastest-Growing Companies
HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LEI), a U.S. based independent oil and gas company, today announced that it has been named the fastest-growing company in the OGJ200 group for the third quarter, 2007, based on its 153% increase in stockholders' equity to $19 million in the third quarter 2007 from $7.5 million at March 31, 2007. Stockholders' equity is a primary factor for inclusion on the Oil and Gas Financial Journal list. Companies in the group must also be publicly traded, U.S.-based and generate positive, and increasing, net income. The Oil and Gas Journal cited Lucas Energy's acquisition of property in Gonzales County, Texas and its acquisition of a major stake in Bonanza Oil & Gas Inc., a Texas company, in the third and fourth quarters, respectively, as factors in this ranking.