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Wisconsin Family Wins RainSoft's Home 2 Own (H20) Prize
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Madison working mom Kelly Straub and her family today claimed their $200,000 grand prize in the Home 2 Own Sweepstakes sponsored by RainSoft, one of America's leading manufacturers of whole home water and air treatment systems.
Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc.
Aztec Oil & Gas Commences Drilling on Four New Wells
HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCBB:AZGS) announced today that the Big Foot 2004-1 Drilling Program LP has commenced the drilling phase on four (4) new infield oil wells to be drilled on the Z2 LLC properties, in which Aztec holds a 31.283% working interest. Drilling of all four new wells is presently projected to be completed by the end of this year, subject to weather, availability of equipment, etc. These four (4) wells are the first wells funded in accord with Aztec's business model that calls for participation from outside investors to assume the cost of drilling wells in exchange for a part of the revenues derived from the wells they finance.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex 2004 Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX) today reported record sales and net income from continuing operations for both its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended October 31, 2004. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations for the quarter and year were $1.17 and $3.45, respectively, up 50% and 28%, respectively, over the year ago periods. Diluted earnings per share for the quarter and year were $1.12 and $3.26, respectively. Return on invested capital for 2004 was 9.26%.
Advance Nanotech, Inc.
Advance Nanotech, Inc. Announces Name Change
NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Advance Nanotech, Inc. (formerly Artwork & Beyond Inc.), a Colorado corporation, today announced that pursuant to majority shareholder approval at a meeting held on November 14, 2004, that the name of the company has changed to Advance Nanotech Inc, and begins trading today under that name with the new ticker symbol (OTCBB:AVNAE). On October 1, 2004, the Company announced the completion of the acquisition of Advance Nanotech Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation. As part of the acquisition of Advance Nanotech Holdings, Inc., the company appointed a new board of directors, and changed its offices to New York.
Rx Processing Forms Joint Marketing Agreement with LabPass Solutions
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rx Processing Corporation (Pink Sheets:RXPC), one of the nation's leading sources of affordable prescription medications, announces that LabPass Solutions will be offering free PSA and Thyroid tests to Rx Processing Corporation's customers at the Company's storefront locations.
LAM Pharmaceutical Corporation
LAM Pharmaceutical Receives First Commercial Order from China
LEWISTON, N.Y., Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- LAM Pharmaceutical, Corp. (OTCBB:LAMP) (Frankfurt:LAM) (Berlin:LAM), a biomedical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel wound healing and transdermal drug delivery systems, announced today that it has received its first commercial order from China for IPM Wound Gel(tm). The order, valued at US$80,000, was placed by LAM's distribution partner, Sinopharm Group, as a direct result of the strong reception received at the recent China International Equipment Fair (CMEF) in Kunming.
360training Completes Acquisition of L&K International Training
AUSTIN, Texas and MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- 360training, a leading pioneer in compliance and e-learning solutions for the real estate, finance, hospitality and safety industries, has announced the acquisition of L&K International Training (L&K), a global leader in technical skills training for the power industry.
Financial Access Solutions Technology, Inc.
Bach-Hauser Announces Sobeys Selects DM2 Technology
MONTREAL, Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bach-Hauser (Pink Sheets:BHSR) is pleased to announce Sobeys Quebec has chosen Bach-Hauser's wholly owned subsidiary DM2 Technology's POS (point-of-sale) terminals for their chain of stores such as IGA, Rapido, Boni-Soir, Bonichoix, and Le Depanne. The agreement is for up to 600 units to be delivered and installed immediately. The company sees a good recurrent revenue flow from these terminals from three sources: credit card transactions, prepaid long distance cards and Interac transactions based on the high volume and high frequency of use in the Sobeys' stores.
Dark Dynamite Inc.
Black Chandelier Swings Into Holiday Sales
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dark Dynamite, Inc. (OTCBB:DDYN), announced that its Black Chandelier holiday retail store opened last Friday with a festive flourish-a toy orchestra of miniature instruments-and triumphant sales last Friday. Because first run-stock sales were underestimated, many goods went back into production by Monday. The store's amusement park atmosphere and unique to Salt Lake merchandise is quickly finding a following in shoppers who are looking for something different from what the mall typically has to offer. Yet another wave of excitement will hit on December 3rd, when the wild Black Chandelier skateboard line rolls into the store.