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Trend Mining Company
Trend Mining and Aurora Metals Sign Stillwater PGM JV Accord
DENVER, Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trend Mining Company (OTCBB:TRDM) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Aurora Metals (BVI) Limited (OTCBB:AURMF) to enter into a joint venture agreement. Under these arrangements, Trend will explore for platinum group metals ("PGM" mineralization) on portions of the Stillwater layered intrusive complex in Montana. Aurora, for its part, retains exclusive rights to explore for and develop copper-nickel mineralization in the Nye Basin to the southeast of the Trend-Aurora JV as well as retaining exclusive ownership of its existing chrome resources on the Mountain View lease to the north.
Ekwan- X Inc.
Ekwan-X Commences Nevada Mineral Exploration Program
TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ekwan-X, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EKWX) is very pleased to announce that it has commence data compilation for a large-scale mineral exploration program planned for the State of Nevada. Ekwan-X will use a very sophisticated new technology known as airborne hyperspectral imaging. This technology will provide Ekwan-X with a high probability of finding a mine.
DSM Expands U.S. Production Capacity for Dyneema(R) Fiber and Bullet Resistant Material
HEERLEN, The Netherlands, Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- DSM announced today that due to increasing demand, it will add capacity for Dyneema(R) yarn, DSM's high-performance polyethylene (HPPE) fiber, and Dyneema UD(R) (UniDirectional bullet resistant sheet) in Greenville, North Carolina (U.S.). The new facilities will increase global fiber production capacity by nearly 20 percent, and UD capacity by 25 percent. Both facilities are expected to be operational beginning 2006.Supporting High Demand for Lightweight Armor Material DSM opened its first U.S. yarn production line in Greenville, N.C., in May 2004. Although the site is intended to serve clients in all market segments globally, it is currently dedicated to producing life protection materials, due to the ongoing increasing demand for personal security and protection against terrorism.
Emulex InSpeed Port Shipments Accelerate, Passing The 4 Million Mark
COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the world leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters and embedded storage switches, today announced that it has now shipped over four million ports of its award-winning InSpeed(tm) embedded storage switches. Previously, in May 2004, Emulex announced that two million ports of InSpeed had shipped since the technology first became available in May 2002. With over two million additional ports of InSpeed delivered between May 2004 and January 2005, the rate of InSpeed port shipments has nearly tripled over the last nine months, which reinforces the ongoing penetration of InSpeed embedded storage switching technology into various segments of the storage market.