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Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 200,300 of its Common Shares
LONDON, April 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd. (SNTG), a 100%-owned subsidiary of SNSA, today purchased 200,300 of SNSA Common Shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 178.04 per share (approximately $28.11 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its Common Shares or related American Depositary Shares.
Ethos Environmental, Inc.
Ethos Environmental, Inc. Executes Definitive Agreement With Victor Industries, Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ethos Environmental, Inc. ("Ethos"), a manufacturer and distributor of a unique line of fuel reformulating products under the name Ethos Fuel Reformulators, or Ethos FR, today announced the execution of a Definitive Agreement (the "Agreement") with Victor Industries, Inc. ("VICI") (OTCBB:VICI). As part of the Agreement, it is expected that VICI will redomicile to Nevada, effectuate a reverse stock split of approximately 1:1000, and change its name to Ethos Environmental, Inc. Additionally, the shares presently held by stockholders in Ethos will be exchanged on a one-for-one basis in the resulting corporation.
Marsh Supermarkets Inc.
Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for Proposed Acquisition
INDIANAPOLIS, April 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. (Nasdaq:MARSA) (Nasdaq:MARSB) announced today that it signed a letter of intent with an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners ("Sun Capital") for the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of both of its classes of common stock for an all cash price of $11.125 per share. Sun Capital is a leading private investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts of market-leading companies.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Corporation Quarterly Update -- Fiscal Second Quarter 2006
HOUSTON, April 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets, announced today that it expects to report fiscal second quarter 2006 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations in a range of $1.02 to $1.06, up some 16% from its prior guidance of $0.87 to $0.93, when it reports results on June 1, 2006. The higher guidance is due to better than expected aluminum sheet shipments and improved material spreads at Nichols Aluminum, and higher volumes at MACSTEEL.
Western Goldfields, Inc
Western Goldfields Announces 3,500,000 Ounce Gold Resource for Mesquite Mine, Imperial County, California
TORONTO, April 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Western Goldfields, Inc. (OTCBB:WGDF), is pleased to announce the results from a NI 43-101 compliant resource report for the Mesquite Mine located in Imperial County, California. Independent Mining Consultants, Inc. ("IMC"), of Tucson, Arizona prepared the report in accordance with Canadian NI 43-101.
Wireless Age Communications
Wireless Age Announces Director Resignations
TORONTO, April 20, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wireless Age Communications, Inc. (OTCBB:WLSA), a leading supplier of solutions to the Canadian wireless communications industry, announced today that at a meeting of the Company's board of directors held on April 17, 2006, John G. Simmonds and Kenneth J. Adelberg voluntarily resigned as directors. Mr. Simmonds has been Chairman of the Board since March 13, 2003 and served as CEO from March 13, 2003 to September 12, 2005. Mr. Adelberg has also served as a director since 2003 and was as an audit and compensation committee member.
Oakley Announces Record First Quarter Net Sales
Conference Call -- 1:30 p.m. PDT, Thursday, April 20, 2006 -- A simultaneous Web cast for interested investors can be heard at Oakley's corporate Web site: http://investor.oakley.com and will remain available through April 20, 2007. A telephonic replay of the call will be available from 5:00 p.m. PDT, Thursday, April 20, through midnight April 27, 2006, and can be accessed from the United States and Canada at 866/266-2081 and from international locations at 703/925-2533; passcode: 845942.