latest news releases from the newsroom
Aquila Meets With Community and State Leaders On Planned Rate Filing for Missouri Electric Customers
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ivan Vancas, vice president of Missouri electric operations for Aquila, Inc., met today with area community and legislative leaders to discuss the company's plan to file for a rate increase on Monday, July 3. Vancas indicated the main drivers in this case are the cost of fuel needed for producing electricity and the incremental investments required to serve the increasing customer demand and growing communities.
Wastech, Inc. Details Acquisition of Coal Operations
CHARLESTON, S.C., June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wastech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:WTCH) (the "Company"), earlier today announced a $1.7 million deal to acquire approximately 600 acres of coal-enriched property in southern Illinois, for the purpose of coal reclamation, refining and combustible fly ash storage, as well as the potential for alternate coal refining capabilities suitable for various state and federal tax credits.
Skinny Nutritional Corp.
Creative Enterprises International, Inc. Announces Expanded Distribution Channels for Skinny Water and Jana Artesian Water
NEW YORK, June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Creative Enterprises International, Inc. (OTCBB:CEII) announced today that it has begun shipping its Skinny Water product to Rite-Aid stores nationally. "There are more than 3,300 Rite-Aid stores around the country and our inclusion in over 1,400 of their stores is an important step in our retail distribution plan for the U.S. markets. Over the next 6-9 months we expect to add several additional key retailers throughout the U.S and we are currently on track to reach or exceed our distribution objectives of being available to consumers in more than 12,000 locations by first quarter of 2007," stated Chris Durkin, President and CEO of Creative Enterprises.
Evercel Licenses Nickel-Zinc Battery Technology to CM Partner of Korea
HINGHAM, Mass., June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Evercel Inc. (Pink Sheets:EVRC) has granted an exclusive, worldwide license for its rechargeable nickel-zinc battery technology to CM Partner of Kyungkido, Korea. Under the terms of the 20-year license agreement, CM Partner will conduct all development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of Evercel batteries, for all potential applications and in all geographies.