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Wastech, Inc. Announces Efforts to Acquire International Paper Plant in Corinth, New York
CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wastech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:WTCH) (the "Company") today announced that on September 6, 2005 the Company entered into a Term Sheet with Philmet Capital Group, LLC (Philmet), wherein it would have a multi-year Lease Purchase of the International Paper (IP) plant in Corinth, New York, for the purpose of creating "green-energy" through use of a proprietary gasification system for alternate energy and fuel production.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Celebrate! Delta Extends Holiday Cheer to Customers with Special Airfares, Bonus SkyMiles for December Travel
ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines employees around the world are ready to make the holiday travel experience stress- and worry-free for the more than 4 million customers who will choose to fly Delta between now and the New Year. As a holiday gift, the airline is offering customers special discount airfares starting as low as $59 each way (based on a round-trip purchase, and additional taxes, fees, and restrictions apply) for travel to many of the great destinations served by Delta in the continental United States and Canada. Delta also will present customers with an extra gift of 1,000 bonus SkyMiles(r) for each flown round-trip ticket purchased at delta.com.
Tanagra, Inc. Changes Its Name to Memeo
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Memeo (formerly Tanagra), a worldwide provider of file management and backup solutions for the digital life style, today announced it has changed the name of the company to Memeo, effective January 1, 2006. The name change reflects the company's commitment to providing high performance data protection solutions and its focus on the continued success and evolution of its flagship product Memeo AutoBackup(tm).
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Newswires Adopts Industry Classification Benchmark
NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Newswires, the leading provider of real-time news and information solutions for financial professionals, will adopt the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) as its classification standard for identifying industry groups in its news content starting on February 18, 2006. Every company has a place in the ICB, which is a four-tier, hierarchical industry classification structure centered on a rules-based methodology for placing entities within sectors. ICB was launched in January 2005 by Dow Jones Indexes and FTSE Group.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Implats and RBR Announce Sustainable BEE Transaction
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) and Royal Bafokeng Resources Holdings (Proprietary) Limited (RBR), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal Bafokeng Nation Development Trust, announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a proposed empowerment transaction that will see RBR ultimately gaining a stake of approximately 9% in Implats.
Gabriel Consulting Group
Gabriel Consulting Group Report: IBM Leads UNIX Market in Customer Preference and Satisfaction
BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gabriel Consulting Group (GCG) announced today that IBM is the leading vendor among UNIX customers, according to a newly published IT industry research study conducted by the firm. GCG's 4th Quarter UNIX Vendor Preference Survey queried 197 enterprise UNIX customers about their experiences with and perceptions of the major system vendors on a wide range of criteria. IBM notched wins in both technology and vendor support survey categories.
The Bull Market Report
The Bull Market Report Previews the Energy Market's Prospects For 2006
PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Bull Market Report (http://www.bullmarket.com), a long-term growth and income-generating focused online investment newsletter, announced today that it has provided subscribers with a look at what is in store for the energy sector in 2006, highlighting such companies as Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), Pride International (NYSE:PDE), Southern Union (NYSE:SUG), and Sasol (NYSE:SSL), among others.