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Atna Resources Ltd.
Atna: Great Basin Gold Commence Drilling
VANCOVER, British Columbia, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atna Resources Ltd. (TSX:ATN) is pleased to announce that exploration drilling of the Golden Cloud property in Elko County, Nevada will commence February 23, 2004. Atna's Joint Venture partner, Great Basin Gold, has planned a program totaling 1,600 meters of Reverse Circulation drilling to test volcanic and basement stratigraphy near structures with chalcedonic quartz, argyllic alteration, and anomalous gold and mercury mineralization.
Global Electric (WHSL) Brings Aboard International Team to Spearhead Global Expansion
LAS VEGAS and NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Whistler Investments, Inc. (OTCBB:WHSL) (name change pending to Global Electric Corp), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of lithium ion vehicles and lithium ion powered products worldwide, announced today that due to numerous joint venture and lithium ion conversion projects, a newly appointed team of specialists has been retained to meet the expectations of its joint venture partners.
ASM International NV
ASM Receives Wire Bonder Order from Major New US Customer
BILTHOVEN, Netherlands, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ASM International N.V. (Nasdaq:ASMI) (Euronext Amsterdam:ASM) today announced that its 54%-owned subsidiary, ASM Pacific Technology, Ltd. (Hong Kong Exchanges: 0522), received its first Eagle-60 gold wire bonder order from an American top five manufacturer of semiconductors principally used in a broad range of advanced communications applications. The equipment is scheduled for immediate delivery to an Asian factory of this new customer.
eMax Holdings Corporation
eMax Productions and Silver Lining Studios Enter Service Partnership
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMAX NET, Inc. (EMAX NET), a private Florida Corporation partly owned by eMax Corporation (Pink Sheets:EMAX), today announced its newly formed eMax Productions division has entered into a strategic partnership with Silver Lining Studios, LLC (http://www.silverliningstudiosllc.com) under which the companies will combine eMax Productions equipment and production services with Silver Lining Studio's facilities allowing the companies to jointly offer their clientele full studio production and post-production capabilities, crew and services. eMax Productions will occupy offices, control-room and editing facilities at Silver Lining Studios providing an on-site production presence for Silver Lining Studios.
Maxus Technology Inc.
Maxus Technology Inc. Expands its Cooperation with MeWa Recycling - Signs Exclusive Rights to the MeWa QZ Technology Agreement for e-Waste Processing
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxus Technology Inc., a Medinex Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:MNXS) subsidiary, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its cooperation with MeWa Recycling Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH by signing an agreement for exclusive rights to the patented MeWa QZ technology for eWaste Processing for the Western Hemisphere. The MeWa QZ Technology for eWaste processing is a patented, efficient and low capital cost e-waste processing technology that provides high processing capacity at significantly lower operating cost than conventional e-waste processing technology. In cooperation with MeWa, the QZ technology has been adapted for the North and South American eWaste recycling markets where Maxus Technology Inc.'s eWaste volumes require scalability and flexibility. Additionally, the system has been adapted to meet Maxus's requirement for a portable eWaste recycling solution for their current eWaste clients in remote areas.
Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd.
Alea Group welcomes A.M. Best rating of Alea Specialty
HAMILTON, Bermuda and LONDON, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alea Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. (Alea Group), the global reinsurance and specialty insurance company, is pleased to announce that A.M. Best has assigned a group rating of A- (Excellent) to Alea North America Specialty Insurance Company (Alea Specialty), a wholly owned US subsidiary of Alea.
Snackie Jack's Ltd.
The Growing Interest in Soy Foods Makes Snackie Jack's an Appetizing Choice
TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Snackie Jack's, the newly NASD Pink Sheets reporting issuer (Pink Sheets:SNCJF), is set to reap the profits of its new soy based snack food line. This feisty new brand has no doubt that soy is the key ingredient in their recipe for success. According to a recent study, 74% of Americans perceive soy as healthy, and seven in ten Americans are willing to pay more for a healthier version of foods they buy. Snackie Jack's is ready to fulfill this demand with its award-winning brand of soy chips.