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Terra Nostra Resources Corp.
Terra Nostra Resources Corporation Closes China-Based Copper and Steel Joint Ventures
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Terra Nostra Resources Corporation ("Terra Nostra") (OTCBB:TNRO) yesterday announced the formal closing and acquisition of a 51 percent ownership stake in two major copper and stainless steel operations in the People's Republic of China: Shandong Terra Nostra Jinpeng Metallurgical Company, Ltd. ("STJMC") and Shandong Quanxin Stainless Steel Company ("SQSSC"), vis-a-vis two Sino-Foreign Joint Venture Agreements.
Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi Secures Order for Fuel Cells and Generator From Electronic Machining s.r.l.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today that it has received an initial order for a fuel cell generator and supporting test equipment from Italy's Electronic Machining s.r.l. (El.Ma.). The CDN$0.2 million order includes Astris fuel cells, test equipment, an E8 generator and engineering service fees. The majority of the order will be realized as revenue during 2005.
Global Conductor Breaks with Industry Tradition of Silence with Transparency Model
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Aug. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Conductor (www.globalconductor.com), a privately held management consulting company, made a bold move consistent with its corporate values and published results of recent client satisfaction surveys. The Transparency Model is an effort to create a seamless client service assessment process and is a direct reaction by the firm to deviate from the consulting industry mold and adapt to a changing business world that demands results-driven consulting services.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Wireless Appoints Jay Clark as Director, Global Sales
ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Wireless, the Performance Leader(tm) in RF Solutions, a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG), announced today the appointment of Jay Clark as Director of Global Sales, with responsibility for sales worldwide for the division. He oversees a staff of 20 people, who are responsible for selling EMS Wireless's complete line of antenna, active electronics and repeater products to its customer base, which is composed of many of the leading wireless telecom carriers. Clark reports to Gerald Hickman, senior vice president and general manager, EMS Wireless.
QUALCOMM Licenses Header Compression Technology from Effnet
STOCKHOLM, Sweden and SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Effnet AB (New Market, Stockholm: EFFN) and QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq:QCOM) today announced that QUALCOMM has obtained a production license for Effnet's IP Header Compression software. The agreement brings together QUALCOMM's technology leadership and Effnet's unique expertise within IP Header Compression. Under the agreement, QUALCOMM has the right to integrate Effnet's software into select future chipsets for CDMA2000 1xEV-DO and WCDMA (UMTS) products.