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Friendly Energy Corporation
Friendly Energy Joint Venture Sets Drilling Date
CARSON CITY, Nev., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Friendly Energy Corp. (Pink Sheets:FDEG) The Company announces today that a drill date has been targeted by the company and joint-venture partner for the "spudding" of the first joint-venture well. It is anticipated that the "spudding" date will be on or about May 3, 2006.
Eastmain Resources Inc.
Eastmain Subsidiary to be Granted 1.1 Million Shares of Western Uranium Corp
TORONTO, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) announces that its subsidiary, Ruby Hill Exploration Inc. (50% owned by Eastmain) has entered into an agreement with Western Uranium Corporation (TSX-V:WUC) to sell its prospecting permits and mineral claims located in the Thelon basin of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. Pursuant to the terms of a letter agreement between Ruby Hill and Western Uranium, Ruby Hill will acquire 1.1 million shares of Western Uranium in exchange for its Thelon properties. Completion of the acquisition, which is expected to occur on or before April 26, 2006, is subject to satisfactory due diligence in respect of the exploration rights, and receipt of all applicable regulatory approvals.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Selected to Build Space Electronics for National Security Space Program
ATLANTA, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today that its Defense and Space Systems division has been awarded a contract by an undisclosed U.S. prime contractor to build electronics for a U.S. Department of Defense satellite program. The contract award calls for EMS to build an undisclosed quantity of units that will find a home in national security space applications. The contract provides for engineering necessary to address parts obsolescence and manufacturing process issues and to 'build-to-print' the units previously manufactured by EMS Technologies for similar programs. The 24-month contract was valued at approximately $9 million. Additional quantities, valued at approximately $4 million, are expected to be ordered later this year.
BlueLinx Expands Specialty Product Lines and Services
ATLANTA, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading distributor of building products in North America, operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, today announced the addition of a new product line -- Louisiana-Pacific (LP) (NYSE:LPX) SmartSide(r) siding, soffit and trim -- and the release of its new Web-based deck estimating software designed to support LP(r) WeatherBest(r) composite decking.
Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Enters Texas Market With Franchise Commitment in Austin
PITTSBURGH, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS) a Delaware Corporation, is pleased to announce the addition of the Lone Star State to its growing list of franchise markets. The new franchise, owned by Mark and Safia Ellison, will be located in the state capitol of Austin, TX, with the first store scheduled to open in July, 2006. Austin is one of America's fastest growing cities with a population of more than 656,000. The franchise encompasses 5 locations due to open within 24 months. Franchisee Mark Ellison stated "My wife and I chose Unique Pizza and Subs for the quality of the product. We are anxious to introduce the best tasting pizza we've ever had to the Texas market." Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation plans to grow the market further by converting approximately 20 additional existing pizza stores over the same time period.
Web.com to Present at the CIBC World Markets 2006 Media, Internet and Telecom Conference
ATLANTA, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), the leading destination for websites and web services for small businesses and consumers, today announced that it will present at CIBC World Markets 2006 Media, Internet and Telecom Conference in Boston, MA on Wednesday, May 10, 2006. The company is scheduled to present at 3:30 p.m. EDT (12:30 p.m. PDT).