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Hands On Network
Corporate Month of Service to Mobilize 40,000 Volunteers
ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- An alliance of major corporations and nonprofit organizations will mobilize more than 40,000 volunteers in 1,000 community service projects throughout the month of September to mark the second annual "Corporate Month of Service." The projects will address communities' most critical needs -- from hurricane recovery efforts to playground builds to school transformations. The month of service is a project of Hands On Network in partnership with KaBOOM!, numerous community organizations, and such corporations as The Home Depot(r), Jones New York, MASCO Corporation and UnitedHealth Group.
Adrenaline Nation Entertainment, Inc.
Adrenaline Nation Entertainment Names Country Music Legend Juan Contreras Director of Artist Relations
CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Adrenaline Nation Entertainment, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ADNL), which produces Adrenaline Nation TV, the leading channel for cutting-edge independent music TV, innovative independent and short films, and adrenaline sports for the highly coveted 18-49 demographic, today announced that it has named Juan Contreras, Director of Artist Relations. In this capacity, Contreras will be responsible for finding and signing the hottest new up-and-coming artists on the country and cross-over music scenes.
Amelot Holdings, Inc.
Amelot Holdings and Its Subsidiary, Amelot Alternative Energy, Announce They Are On the Move
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Amelot Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:AMHD) is pleased to announce that it has completed preliminary design work and has begun negotiating contracts in preparation of moving its corporate headquarters to a portion of the newly leased space of its subsidiary, Amelot Alternative Energy, Inc., in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Shanghai-Chenming Paper Machinery Transferred to Metso as of August 31, 2006
HELSINKI, Finland, Aug. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Paper has received relevant regulatory approvals from the Chinese authorities for the acquisition of Shanghai-Chenming Paper Machinery Co. Ltd, a manufacturer of paper and board machines, agreed in February 2006. The entire share capital of the company was transferred to Metso as of August 31, 2006. The debt-free purchase price and the investments related to the development of the unit total about EUR 35 million. The company was previously owned by Shandong Chenming and Shanghai Heavy Machinery.
Anglo-Canadian Uranium Corp.
Anglo-Canadian Uranium Corp.: Colorado Uranium / Vanadium Claims Acquired, Exploration Update
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Anglo Canadian Uranium Corp. (TSX-V:URA) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has acquired thirty-one (31) former producing claims known as the Wild Steer claims, located in Wild Steer Canyon, Paradox Mining District, Montrose County, Colorado. The claim group includes the Wild Steer Mine and the Pluto Mine, which produced uranium and vanadium from 1959 to 1971. Ore grades from these mines averaged 0.15% uranium, and between 1.75% to 2.00% vanadium. The Company is currently reviewing documentation related to production figures for the mines located within the Wild Steer claims. Previous production was facilitated through ore cars on tracks and pneumatic tired wheelbarrows, which was done through manpower.
ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores Reports August Sales Increase of 10.6 Percent
ABILENE, Kan., Aug. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the four weeks ended August 27, 2006 (fiscal month of August) increased approximately 10.6% to $34.6 million compared to $31.3 million in the prior-year month, and same-store sales increased 6.6%.
Oneida Reorganization Plan is Confirmed
ONEIDA, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oneida Ltd. (Pink Sheets:ONEI) today announced that its prenegotiated plan of reorganization was confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, setting the stage for Oneida's emergence from Chapter 11 as a privately-held company. The Plan will significantly reduce the company's debt and open the way for renewed investment and growth. The company is expected to emerge from Chapter 11 on or about September 12, 2006.