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Dubai eGovernment Launches Its Innovative Mobile Portal
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dubai eGovernment announced today the launch of its innovative Mobile Portal that will allow users to access information and carry out transactions instantly via handheld mobile devices such as mobile phones and PDAs. This makes Dubai eGovernment the first in the Middle East to launch such a portal.
Scania Receives International Road Safety Award
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania has been awarded a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for its work and commitment to improve standards of road safety. The company entered the awards scheme with a dual-approach submission based upon its efforts to improve commercial vehicle driver training and its ongoing programme of vehicle-based innovation and improvement.
Appear Networks Receives Frost & Sullivan's Award
Stockholm, SWEDEN, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frost & Sullivan, a leading growth consulting company, announced today that the 2005 Excellence in Technology of the Year Award in Mobile Software Solutions for Intelligent Real-Time Voice and Data Communications goes to Sweden-based Appear Networks in recognition of the company's development of an Intelligent Wireless Communication platform, the Appear IQ.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati
FHLBank Cincinnati Board Approves $15 Million for Hurricane Victim Housing Assistance
CINCINNATI, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati (FHLBank) Board of Directors has approved the establishment of a $15 million fund over a two-year period to provide housing assistance to persons displaced by Hurricane Katrina into the FHLBank district of Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. All three states are seeing an influx of residents from Hurricane Katrina. More than 33,000 will be temporarily or permanently relocated there, according to the American Red Cross and state officials, creating immediate and long-term needs for housing.
Gateway Access Solutions, Inc.
Gateway Access Solutions Focuses on `Triple Play' Service Deployment Including Broadband Internet, Voice-Over-Internet and Cable Television
CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gateway Access Solutions (Pink Sheets:GWYA) is increasing their focus on "Triple Play" service deployment and management including broadband Internet, voice-over-Internet and cable television. Providing mass, localized service means lower unit acquisition costs and higher net revenues with the ease of single service billing. Gateway Access Solutions serves the fast growing multibillion-dollar market for infrastructure tools and service products, allowing everyone to take advantage of fixed and wireless local area networks (LAN) for their data, voice and video services. Gateway Access Solutions' Internet protocol and technology allow a new model of LAN distribution to attract a wide range of partners and vertical markets.
Trend Mining Company
Trend Mining Acquires Andacollo Gold Mine, Chile
DENVER, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trend Mining Company (OTCBB:TRDM) is pleased to announce the final payment of $2.1 million and acquisition of Compania Minera Dayton ("CMD") and its wholly-owned Andacollo open-pit gold mine in Chile from Pacific Rim Mining Corp. Up front cash payments have totaled $3 million since Trend's initial payment was made in June of this year. Total consideration for the mine is $5.4 million, and further payments of $1 million and $1.4 million will be made from operating cash flow in September of 2006 and 2007, respectively.