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Battle Mountain Announces the Appointment of Two New Directors to its Board
RENO, Nev., July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corporation (OTCBB:BMGX) ("Battle Mountain") is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Connochie, MBA. Mr. Connochie is President of Behre Dolbear Capital. Mr. Connochie's previous positions include Chairman and President of Potash Company of America, and VP of Corporate Development of Rio Algom Limited. He has served as a director for a number of private and public companies including Repadre International Corporation, the former owner of the company's international royalty portfolio. He holds a B.A. Sc. (Civil Eng.) from the University of British Columbia and a MBA from University of Western Ontario.
Malaysian-Based CWorks Chooses BlabberMouth PR for U.S. Representation, Companies Met During WCIT 2006 in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlabberMouth, L.P., the only public relations firm to offer its clients 100% representation by senior-level practitioners, announced today that CWorks Systems, Inc., has chosen the Texas-based PR firm to lead its U.S. public relations and media campaign. CWorks, headquartered in Selangor, Malaysia, is a leading multi-national company specializing in CMMS (computerized maintenance management systems). The working relationship between BlabberMouth PR and CWorks grew from an introduction made at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2006), which was held in Austin, Texas in May.
CSG Systems International, Inc. Announces $350 Million Stock Buyback
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CSG Systems International, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGS), a leading provider of customer care and billing solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to $350 million of the company's outstanding common stock through a Rule 10b5-1 stock repurchase plan. In conjunction with this action, the Board approved a 10 million share increase in the number of shares authorized for repurchase under the company's stock repurchase program, bringing the total number of authorized shares under the program to 30 million. The company has repurchased approximately 14 million shares under the program since its inception in 1999, leaving approximately 16 million shares available for repurchase under the program.
WhitePages.com Adds New Partner to People Search Network
SEATTLE, July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- WhitePages.com, the leading provider of free online directory assistance services, today announced that Jingle Networks, Inc., operator of 1-800-FREE411, the nation's leading advertiser-supported directory assistance service, selected the company to power white pages lookups in the 'Search' section of their Web site at www.free411.com.
SmallCap Sentinel: For Micro Caps, the Proof is in the Revenues
IRVINE, Calif., July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "There used to be an adage that a good idea could exist as a small public company for two years and then it had better show some revenues," said SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "But expectations have changed and now revenues among small caps seem to be an enormous deciding factor in a) attracting new investors and b) validating the company's business plan."