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Smart-tek Solutions Inc.
Smart-tek Begins Work on Projects Valued in Excess of $500,000
CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:STTK) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Smart-tek Communications Inc. ("SCI"), has commenced work on the Pomaria, Laguna, La Colomba and Skyline projects. The aggregate value of these contracts was in excess of $500,000.
Rapture Marine Expeditions
Photo Release -- Waterman Academy Experience at Sea Aboard 'Rapture' Takes Teenage Boys Through Life-Changing Transformation
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- If you're a parent wishing you could jump-start your teenage son into maturity, consider sending him aboard the "Rapture," a 145-foot ship that cruises the remote waters of the Pacific with a highly-trained crew that takes an assortment of 60 boys, ages 13 to 19, and turns them into a top-notch crew of 60 men. The 21-day life-changing sessions are known as "The Waterman Academy" and the two summer sessions are sponsored by Rapture Marine Expeditions of San Clemente, California, a 501 (c)(3), not-for-profit organization. The academy, which starts in San Diego, has parents throughout the nation on their feet and cheering.
SkinzWraps Becomes Exclusive PodFreq Distributor
DALLAS, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SkinzWraps, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SKZW), a full-service vehicle wrapping company, today announced the details of an exclusive distribution agreement, within the vehicle wrap industry, with Sonnet Technologies, Inc. Utilizing Sonnet's premium iPod FM transmitter, known as the PodFreq(tm), SkinzWraps now offers clients the ability to podcast their music or message in real time from one moving vehicle to another, a first in their industry.
Brendan Technologies, Inc.
Brendan Technologies Engages Ascendiant Securities for Investment Banking Services
CARLSBAD, Calif., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Omni USA, Inc. dba Brendan Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:OUSA), a pharmaceutical software company, today announced its engagement of Ascendiant Securities LLC, a nationally ranked investment banking firm and registered broker-dealer. Ascendiant will, on a best efforts basis, introduce Brendan Technologies to its network of institutional and accredited investors while providing related advisory services.
Friendly Energy Corporation
Friendly Energy Joint Venture Sets Drilling Date
CARSON CITY, Nev., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Friendly Energy Corp. (Pink Sheets:FDEG) The Company announces today that a drill date has been targeted by the company and joint-venture partner for the "spudding" of the first joint-venture well. It is anticipated that the "spudding" date will be on or about May 3, 2006.
Eastmain Resources Inc.
Eastmain Subsidiary to be Granted 1.1 Million Shares of Western Uranium Corp
TORONTO, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) announces that its subsidiary, Ruby Hill Exploration Inc. (50% owned by Eastmain) has entered into an agreement with Western Uranium Corporation (TSX-V:WUC) to sell its prospecting permits and mineral claims located in the Thelon basin of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. Pursuant to the terms of a letter agreement between Ruby Hill and Western Uranium, Ruby Hill will acquire 1.1 million shares of Western Uranium in exchange for its Thelon properties. Completion of the acquisition, which is expected to occur on or before April 26, 2006, is subject to satisfactory due diligence in respect of the exploration rights, and receipt of all applicable regulatory approvals.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Selected to Build Space Electronics for National Security Space Program
ATLANTA, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today that its Defense and Space Systems division has been awarded a contract by an undisclosed U.S. prime contractor to build electronics for a U.S. Department of Defense satellite program. The contract award calls for EMS to build an undisclosed quantity of units that will find a home in national security space applications. The contract provides for engineering necessary to address parts obsolescence and manufacturing process issues and to 'build-to-print' the units previously manufactured by EMS Technologies for similar programs. The 24-month contract was valued at approximately $9 million. Additional quantities, valued at approximately $4 million, are expected to be ordered later this year.
BlueLinx Expands Specialty Product Lines and Services
ATLANTA, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading distributor of building products in North America, operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, today announced the addition of a new product line -- Louisiana-Pacific (LP) (NYSE:LPX) SmartSide(r) siding, soffit and trim -- and the release of its new Web-based deck estimating software designed to support LP(r) WeatherBest(r) composite decking.