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MarketcomPR Names Rosalia Scampoli Senior Media Director
GREENWICH, Conn., March 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MarketcomPR today announced that it has named Rosalia Scampoli as Senior Media Director. In that role, she will advise key clients on media outreach strategies and ways to highlight their intellectual capital in support of ongoing communications activities. She had been vice president of communications at Deutsche Asset Management, a leading global asset management organization, with primary responsibility for generating media exposure for its asset management business in North America.
Timberline Resources Corporation
Timberline Acquires 100-Percent Ownership of Kettle Drilling, Inc.
SPOKANE, Wash., March 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Timberline Resources Corporation (Pink Sheets:TBLC) announced today that it has closed its acquisition of Kettle Drilling, Inc. ("Kettle") of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Kettle provides drilling services to the mining and mineral exploration industries, combining state of the art equipment, world-class technical expertise, innovative thinking, and an impeccable safety record to companies within the mining industry across North America and worldwide. Kettle recorded over $5-million in revenue for 2005 with significant growth projected in coming years, driven by a substantial backlog of domestic work along with ongoing expansion into Mexico.
Liska Biometry's Merger Candidate, DCS Europe, Wins a European Government Passport Contract
DOVER, N.H., March 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Liska Biometry (OTCBB:LSKA) is pleased to announce that DCS Europe has won an award regarding a European government passport project. In February, Liska signed a definitive agreement to merge with the parent company of DCS Europe, DCS. "This is tremendous news, and this just exemplifies further the breadth and experience the DCS team has in global ID projects," said Christopher J. LeClerc, Liska's Chairman and CEO. "We are very pleased with this order," said Charles Benz, Chairman of DCS. "This is a very exciting time for this space. In my 25 years of experience in secure identification projects, this is by far the most explosive growth I have seen."
Polish Shareholders in Polkomtel Accept TDC's Offer to Sell Shares in Polkomtel
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Polish shareholders in Polkomtel (KGHM Polska Miedz, PKN Orlen, Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne and Weglokoks) have today accepted TDC's offer dated February 2, 2006 to buy a proportionate part of TDC's shares in Polkomtel in accordance with the procedure set out in the statute of Polkomtel. Reference is made to TDC's stock exchange announcement dated February 2, 2006.
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Toyota Launches Literacy Program for Hispanic and Other Immigrant Families in Chelsea, Mass.
CHELSEA, Mass., March 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toyota today announced that three Chelsea, Mass., schools will be among the newest sites for its successful Toyota Family Literacy Program (TFLP). TFLP -- the first nationwide program of its kind to focus on the needs of Hispanic and other immigrant families -- is coordinated by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), the country's leading advocate for family literacy. Chelsea Schools will receive a total contribution of nearly $600,000 from Toyota, including a $350,000 grant to launch programs at George Kelly Elementary School, Frank Sokolowski Elementary School and the John Silber Early Learning Center. Toyota will also provide funding for three years of comprehensive support from NCFL including training, educational materials and assistance in launching the programs.
Essential Innovations Technology Corp.
Essential Innovations Technology Completes First Acquisition
BELLINGHAM, Wash., March 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Essential Innovations Technology Corp. (OTCBB:ESIV) (Frankfurt:E6S), provider of cutting-edge geoexchange solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications as both a geoexchange energy service company and as a manufacturer of proprietary geothermal heat pump technology, announced today that on March 6, 2006, the Company completed its acquisition of Earth Source Energy, Inc. and Pacific Geo Exchange, Inc., and took control all of the issued and outstanding stock of each of these companies.