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Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp.
Battle Mountain Announces Closing of $21.8 Million Purchase of IAMGOLD's Gold Royalty Assets
RENO, Nev., April 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. (OTCBB:BMGX) ("Battle Mountain" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced purchase of the IAMGOLD gold royalty assets ("IAMGOLD Assets"). The portfolio of eleven net smelter royalty interests includes royalties from three operating mines: Williams, Don Mario and El Limon. Other significant assets include royalty interests in the Dolores Deposit (being developed by Minefinders Ltd.), La India Resource, Relief Canyon Mine, Joe Mann Mine, and Lluvia Del Oro Mine, as well as several other properties in various stages of exploration.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra Announces Increased Use of NeuraGen Nerve Guide in Complex Peripheral Nerve Injuries
PLAINSBORO, N.J., April 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) today announced that the NeuraGen(R) Nerve Guide is increasingly used in a wide variety of peripheral nerve repair applications. NeuraGen has been used successfully to repair peripheral nerves in the upper and lower extremities, cranial and facial nerves, and complex injuries involving the brachial plexus. The technology behind the NeuraGen Nerve Guide is based on a semi-permeable collagen tube that isolates and defines an environment for the extension of axons and growth of Schwann cells that are the elements responsible for functional recovery following nerve injury. Integra LifeSciences is featuring the NeuraGen Nerve Guide at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons meeting in San Francisco, California this week.
Habanero Resources Inc.
Habanero Announces Petroleum Consultants Engaged to Commence Evaluation on Athabasca Oil Sands Prospect
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Habanero Resources Inc. (Pink Sheets:HBNRF) (TSX-V:HAO) (Frankfurt:HRJ) ("Habanero") has been notified by the operator that it has engaged a Calgary based independent Petroleum Consultant company to initiate activities on the Athabasca Oil Sands Prospect (announced March 2, 2006). The consulting company has been engaged to provide an evaluation of the potential reserves, estimated development and operation costs, estimated future capital expenditures, and other pertinent information regarding the potential development of this Oil Sands prospect.
Lead Plaintiff Deadline Approaches in Class Action Against Merge Technologies
NEW YORK, April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- May 22, 2006 is the deadline for investors to ask the court to be appointed as lead plaintiff for the class in a securities class action lawsuit against Merge Technologies Incorporated d/b/a Merge Healthcare ("Merge" or the "Company"). Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) filed a lawsuit against the Company and certain of its officers. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company during the period from August 2, 2005 to March 16, 2006, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint alleges violations of Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of The Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5.
TASER International, Inc.
Thirteenth Lawsuit Dismissed Against TASER International
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices announced that the United States District Court for the District of Oregon entered a judgment of dismissal ordering the dismissal of the product liability lawsuit filed by Lee Games against TASER International, Inc. This is the thirteenth wrongful death or injury lawsuit that has been dismissed or judgment entered in favor of TASER International in the past 24 months.
Renasant Corporation to Present at 2006 Gulf South Bank Conference
TUPELO, Miss., April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) announced today that on Monday, May 1, 2006 at 8:00 AM (Eastern Time), E. Robinson McGraw, Renasant Chairman & CEO will be presenting at the 2006 Gulf South Community Bank Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Atlanta. The conference will be web cast and can be accessed through the conference website at http://www.gulfsouthbankconference.com or through the Renasant Corporation Investor Relations web site at www.renasant.com.
Budget Waste Inc.
Budget Waste Accelerates Strategic Plan for Expansion to Address Demands of the Alberta Market
CALGARY, Alberta, April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BWI (Pink Sheets:BDWT), a premier full service waste hauling company in the Calgary area, has accelerated their strategic plan of expansion throughout Alberta to take advantage of the hot Alberta economy. With Canada being the largest supplier of foreign oil to the United States and most of that oil coming from Alberta, forecasters are projecting a buoyant outlook for the Alberta economy well into the next decade. Driven by the current development of the Alberta oil sands, the Alberta economy is anticipated to grow by 4.1% in 2006 and 3.5% in 2007. Combined with their current unemployment rate below 4.0%, the economy is drawing workers into Alberta at unprecedented rates. These factors have resulted in the Alberta building permits increasing by 38%, compared to the national average of 11.9%.