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Evercel Licenses Nickel-Zinc Battery Technology to CM Partner of Korea
HINGHAM, Mass., June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Evercel Inc. (Pink Sheets:EVRC) has granted an exclusive, worldwide license for its rechargeable nickel-zinc battery technology to CM Partner of Kyungkido, Korea. Under the terms of the 20-year license agreement, CM Partner will conduct all development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of Evercel batteries, for all potential applications and in all geographies.
Wastech, Inc. to Acquire Additional Energy Assets
CHARLESTON, S.C., June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wastech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:WTCH) (the "Company"), today announced a $1.7 Million deal to acquire approximately 600 acres of mineral rich property in southern Illinois. The Company would not yet define the exact location of the property prior to closing, however will disclose that the property will be the subject of a coal reclamation, refining and combustible fly ash storage operation, over a 10-12 year period, yielding gross revenues, exclusive of tax credits and integrated alternate energy prospects, of $13-16 Million.
WCA Waste Corporation
WCA Waste Corporation Prices $150 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON, June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- WCA Waste Corporation (Nasdaq:WCAA) announced today the pricing of its offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount of its senior notes due 2014 to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Act") and to persons in offshore transactions in reliance on Regulations S under the Act. The notes will bear interest at a rate of 9.25% per year. The sale of the notes to the initial purchaser is expected to settle on July 5, 2006. WCA expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay existing debt.
TASER International, Inc.
TASER International Presents TASER X26C Citizen Defense System
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, today demonstrated the latest model of their TASER(r) technology specifically designed for use by private citizens for personal safety. The X26C Citizen Defense System can be purchased and carried in South Carolina and 42 other states and is an ideal personal safety system for citizens looking to protect themselves. A preview demonstration of the recently released TASER Cam(tm) was also given today in Charleston.