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SmallCap Sentinel: President Bush's Remarks on Foreign Oil Dependence Draw Interest
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "President Bush's State of the Union remarks regarding reducing American dependence on foreign oil, made clear that the current administration is intent on making significant changes," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "While his emphasis was on changing the type of fuels we rely on, domestic oil production could well be a viable alternative to the complications inherent in oil produced in more politically complex regions."
Market Pulse Announces Corporate Profile on Nighthawk Systems, Inc.
ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:NIHK) announced that the company is now profiled on Market-Pulse.com. Nighthawk Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent wireless power control products that enable simultaneous activation or de-activation of multiple assets or systems on demand. Nighthawk's installed customer base includes major electric utilities, Internet service providers and fire departments in forty states. Nighthawk's products also enable custom message display, making them ideal for use in traffic control and emergency notification situations. Market Pulse's profile focuses on the company's technology and products, key achievements, and strategic initiatives. Individuals interested in more information on the company can view the profile at http://www.market-pulse.com/nighthawkprofile.htm.
Operational Excellence in Business Process Outsourcing is Key to Creating Value for the Mid-Market, According to BPO Operations Expert Doug Harrison
WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today's business process outsourcing (BPO) services providers need to step up their investments in operational excellence to create lasting value for mid-market clients, according to Doug Harrison, COO, Savista Corporation, in a groundbreaking BPO Best Practices Thought Leadership series featured in major trade publications. Harrison is responsible for global service delivery and worldwide operations at the leading firm for F&A, HR and IT outsourcing services to mid-market companies. Prior to joining Savista, he built the HR outsourcing services center at ProBusiness Services and managed BPO services at Morgan Stanley/Dean Witter.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today the pricing of 3,300,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $16.70 per share. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. is acting as lead book-running manager, Needham & Company, LLC is acting as co-lead manager and A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. is acting as co-manager of the offering. EMS has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 495,000 shares to cover over-allotments, if any.
Golden Patriot Corp.
Golden Patriot's Past Producing Uranium Mine to Re-Commence Exploration Operations
NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Golden Patriot, Corp. ("GPTC")(OTCBB:GPTC) is extremely pleased to announce it has been notified by Ashworth Explorations Ltd. (the exploration contractor) that operations are re-commencing on GPTC's Lucky Boy Uranium Prospect. To date 500 MMI (mobile metal ion) samples have been sent to the SGS Canada Inc. in Toronto for analysis. The results of these samples are expected back within the next two weeks, at which time they will be interpreted to map out the next phase of exploration on the project. According to President Bush's state of the union speech on Tuesday night, "nuclear is foremost on the energy agenda of the United States."
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at BIO CEO and Investor Conference
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KERX) announced today that Michael S. Weiss, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the Company, including the KRX-101 (sulodexide) Phase II data and the ongoing Phase III/IV clinical program, at The BIO CEO and Investor Conference in New York City. Mr. Weiss' presentation will take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 12:00 noon Eastern Time in the Astor Salon of the Waldorf = Astoria Hotel. A live audio webcast of Mr. Weiss' presentation will be available at http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/confLobby.zhtml?ticker=KERX&item_id=1165945. An archived version of the webcast will be available following the conclusion of the live presentation.