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Minera Andes, Inc.
Minera Andes' San Jose Silver/Gold Project Construction Progresses
SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Minera Andes Inc.'s (TSX Venture Exchange:MAI) (OTCBB:MNEAF) advanced-stage San Jose silver/gold exploration and construction project continues on the road to production with the awarding of contracts to the engineering firms working on a "bankable" feasibility study. This study will be used to enable a final development decision in early 2005 and to support solicitation of project debt financing from international banking groups.
Specialty Equipment Market Association
Auto World to Gather in Las Vegas
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Oct. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The SEMA Show's reputation as a must-attend event for everyone connected to the automotive aftermarket will attract over 100,000 industry professionals to the Las Vegas Convention Center November 2-5. Opening day will see over 1 million square feet of space and over 1,900 exhibitor displays share the newest in automotive technology, gadgetry and style with the trade and media drawn to this annual gathering.
PubliCARD, Inc. Reports PBGC Termination of Pension Plan
NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- PubliCARD, Inc. (OTCBB:CARD) reported today that, as contemplated by an agreement between the Company and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC"), the PBGC has terminated the Publicker Retirement Income Plan (the "Plan") and been appointed as the Plan's trustee. As such, the PBGC has assumed responsibility for the pensions of approximately 400 retired and former employees of the Company. The Company believes that all retirement benefits payable under the Plan are within the limits guaranteed by the PBGC.
Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP
Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Continues to be Ranked First in the Nation in PIPEs Transactions
NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP has been ranked first in the nation in representing issuers in PIPEs transactions for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2004. The Firm has continuously been ranked first in the nation in representing issuers in PIPEs transactions since the period ended June 30, 2004. The ranking was measured by the number of placements advised. According to The PIPEs Report and Privateraise.com, Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP has advised its issuer clients on 21 placements through September 30, 2004 with a total of $57.19 million having been raised in these transactions. The rankings include only PIPE transactions that have a value of at least $1.0 million.
ERP of Broadcast Management Systems Gives CIOs Total Control and Maximum Profits
NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- SintecMedia, "THE NATION'S PREMIERE BROADCAST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM", now provides broadcast CIOs throughout the U.S. with the only all-in-one software solution available. SintecMedia is the developer of OnAir -- a fully integrated software system designed to meet the rapidly changing management needs of broadcasters. OnAir is designed both for small stations as well as entire networks and station groups, operating multi-channels over multiple regions and time zones. It features a set of powerful sales and content-inventory tools that results in increased efficiency, greater control for broadcast CIOs and increased bottom-line profits for their stations.
COMSYS Information Technology Services, Inc.
COMSYS Strengthens Secure IT Capabilities Under Leadership of Kurt Brient
HOUSTON, Oct. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- COMSYS Services LLC, a leading national provider of information technology staffing, services and solutions, today announced that Regional Vice President Kurt Brient has assumed additional oversight for its Rockville, Maryland-based federal division, Secure IT. The news follows COMSYS' October 1 announcement of the closure of its merger agreement with Venturi Partners, which creates one of the largest IT staffing companies in the U.S.
BOWE SYSTEC AG
Joint Venture of BOWE SYSTEC with Stralfors Concluded
AUGSBURG, Germany, Oct. 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- As already announced on August 25, 2004 the foundation of a joint venture of Roll Systems Inc. and the Stralfors Lasermax division has been concluded. As of October 1, 2004 the jointly controlled entity has started its operations.