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Meritage Homes Corporation
Meritage Homes to Present at Bank of America and NYSSA Conferences
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) is scheduled to present at the Bank of America 2006 Credit Conference and at the New York Society of Security Analysts 10th Annual Homebuilding Industry Conference the first week of December. Investor Relations Director Brent Anderson and Division President Mike Belmont will present at the Bank of America Conference in Orlando, Florida, at 7:45 AM EST on December 5, 2006. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steven J. Hilton, and Chief Financial Officer Larry W. Seay, will present at the NYSSA conference in New York City at 8:50 AM EST on December 6, 2006. Both presentations will be webcast live.
Nord Resources Corporation
Nord Resources Corporation Announces Adjournment of Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc.'s Extraordinary General Meeting Until November 30, 2006
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Ronald Hirsch, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nord Resources Corporation (Pink Sheets:NRDS), announced that Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc.'s ("Platinum") extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, relating to Platinum's proposed acquisition of Nord Resources Corporation ("Nord") in the all-cash merger transaction (the "Merger") announced on October 23, 2006, was convened and held today at 10:00 a.m. (United Kingdom time). However, Platinum has publicly stated that, due to lack of clarity over the delivery of proxies and the completion thereof, the meeting has been adjourned with the consent of Platinum's shareholders until 5:00 p.m. (United Kingdom time) on Thursday, November 30, 2006. In its statement, Platinum reported that this should allow Platinum sufficient time to clarify the position on voting and the delivery of proxies to enable all shareholders to achieve their intended objectives.