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Oxford Media Inc.
Oxford Media Signs Exclusive Agreement With Human Advanced Co., Inc. 'HUAD'
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oxford Media, Inc. (OTCBB:OXMI), a leading developer of Private Broadband Networks (PBN, which allows the Company the ability to provide low-cost broadband Internet access, video and audio content on demand via a Pay-Per-View basis service, today announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with Human Advanced Co., Inc. (HUAD), a Korea Corporation, to manufacture Set-Top-Boxes (STB) and STB Controllers, Remote Control Units and Infrared Extenders bearing the Oxford brand names. All products are proprietary to Oxford and manufactured by HUAD under the specifications of Oxford for the hotel and hospitality pay-per-view segment.
RaySearch Laboratories AB: Disclosure Notice
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Johan Lof, Erik Hedlund, Anders Brahme, Carl Filip Bergendal and Anders Liander ("the Principal Owners") divested 400,000 B shares in RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) ("RaySearch") on August 25, 2005. This corresponds to 0.8 % of the votes and 3.5 % of the capital in RaySearch. Accordingly, as of August 25, 2005 the Principal Owners hold shares corresponding to 79.1% of the votes and 45.8% of the capital in RaySearch. Johan Lof sold 220,536 shares, Erik Hedlund 55,357 shares, Anders Brahme 49,107 shares, Carl Filip Bergendal 37,500 and Anders Liander 37,500 shares, all of which were series B. Refer to the table below regarding the Principal Owners' shareholdings after the sales. A key purpose of the Principal Owners' sales was to continue to enhance conditions for improved liquidity in the RaySearch B share, which is listed on the Attract40 segment of the O List of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The Principal Owners will remain as long-term majority owners in RaySearch. Johan Lof, Erik Hedlund, Anders Brahme and Carl Filip Bergendal are together bound to retain a voting majority in RaySearch through 2012 in accordance with an agreement with two of the company's main cooperation partners. The purchasers of the shares were a number of international and swedish investors. The holdings of the main shareholders after the sales are shown below.
Meridian Co Ltd
Meridian to Attend 20th Annual Convention and Exposition on American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Meridian Co., Ltd. (Meridian) (OTCBB:MRDAF), today announced it will be attending the 20th Annual Convention and Exposition On American Association Of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) from August 24- 27, 2005 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. This will be Meridian's second year at the (AANP) convention. It was during this convention that Meridian first met with Thorne Research, Inc. (Thorne). Meridian is very excited to team up with Thorne at this convention, to provide testing with the Digital Pulse Analyzer.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold Corp.: Purchase of Apex Mining Co. Completed
LONDON, Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew")(TSX:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF). Crew is pleased to announce that a Definitive Agreement regarding the purchase of 72.8 percent shares in Apex Mining Co. was signed on August 24, 2005. The transaction has been concluded by the transfer of the shares to Crew and its affiliated company Mapula Creek Gold Corp. (Mapula) against payment, subject to certain conditions, of US $6.6 million.
SmallCap Sentinel: The Thin Line Between Anti-Terrorism and Local Law Enforcement
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "With national security an omnipresent concern, it appears that often the only difference between local law enforcement activity and anti-terrorism efforts is simply the motivation of the attacker," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst, D.R. Clark. "Sadly, in many ways the two areas of concern have fused and officers must have tools that provide an enhanced level of defense for both."
Strat Petroleum, Ltd
Strat Petroleum Releases Further Details on its Latest Joint Venture -- Contract is Valued at Over $6 Million
TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strat Petroleum, Ltd. (Pink Sheets:SPRL), an emerging exploration and development company focusing on oil and gas properties in the Russian Federation, today announced details of its multi-million dollar contract to service Yuganstneftgaz, the second largest oil site in the Russian Federation. The contract, which is part of a joint venture with Panorama-TEK for the servicing of 13 wells, is valued at approximately $6,500,000 for one year with a performance-based option for an additional two years.
Ethos Environmental, Inc.
Victor Industries Inc. Inks Five-Year Price Stabilization Agreement for Primary Component
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In order to ensure price stability in fulfilling expected large orders, both domestic and foreign, Victor Industries Inc. (OTCBB:VICI) has signed a five-year agreement with the supplier of the primary component of its soil amendment and environmental clean-up product lines. The highly advantageous terms of the agreement virtually ensures a production cost advantage over our competitors for the next five years. Achieving these savings should allow the company access to broader markets.
Semcon Selected as Preferred Supplier to Scania
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Aug. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Semcon has signed a framework agreement with the Swedish truck manufacturer Scania. The agreement runs for one year and covers styling and design, analysis and calculations, engineering design, testing, programming, production development and project management.