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Crew Gold Corporation
First Gold from Nalunaq Gold Mine
LONDON, Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew," "the Company") (TSE:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF) is pleased to report that its 82.5%-owned subsidiary Nalunaq Gold Mine AS in South Greenland, according to the terms of the processing agreement with Rio Narcea Gold Mines SA (RNG), has received its first payment of 50% of the estimated gold content from the initial shipment of gold ore.
First-Annual Silent Film & Music Gala to Raise Funds For Parkinson's Research
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Foundation (PMDF) is anything but silent about their plight to support basic and clinical research into the causes, treatments, and cures for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. Their upcoming fundraiser, however, will be partly silent, with the spectacular viewing of the silent film, Girl Shy. The event will kick-off with the authentic 1920's 13-piece band, Mora's Modern Rhythmists. Dean Mora himself, will provide lively accompaniment for the entire screening of the film. The Foundation's first-annual Silent Film & Music Gala will take place on Saturday, February 21, 8 p.m. at the Curtis Theatre in historic Brea, California. The event is expected to draw at least 200 people. Advanced tickets cost $45 a piece and $60 at the door. Student rate is $21. All proceeds will be awarded for Parkinson's research efforts.
Global Electric (WHSL) Secures Exclusive Worldwide Licensing Rights for Lithium/Solar powered homes
Van Nuys, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) --Whistler Investments, Inc. www.globalelectric.com (OTCBB:WHSL); (name change pending to Global Electric) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with RV Systems, Inc., a developer of advanced solar and lithium battery technology. Under the agreement, Whistler acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to the advanced Lithium/Solar power system technology developed by Mr. Chaz Haba, for application to residential and commercial properties.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Opens Sales and Marketing Office in Washington, D.C. Area
ATLANTA and WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) has announced today the opening of its Washington, D.C. marketing and sales office in Ballston, Va., the heart of Arlington County. The office will serve primarily as a convenient, local presence for EMS's SATCOM, Space & Technology, and Wireless Divisions.
Linux Gold Corp.
Linux Gold Corp. Acquires Option on Gold Assets in China
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Linux Gold Corp. (OTCBB:LNXGF) and (GISBeX) wishes to announce it has acquired an option to purchase a 100% interest in a private company which holds a Certificate of Approval to do business in the Peoples Republic of China. The private company holds an 85% interest in a Co-operative Joint Venture with Bo Luo Nuo Wang Yuan Gold Mine Company ("BLN Gold") of Heibei Province, China.
21st Century Technologies, Inc.
21st Century Technologies to Launch PrizeWise.Com Within 60 Days
LAS VEGAS , Feb. 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- 21st Century Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:TFCT) announced today the launch of its new website, PrizeWise.Com, an original concept based on the idea of raffling property as opposed to auction systems now prevalent on the net. Arland D. Dunn, President and CEO of 21st Century stated, "We have acquired the idea and the website. PrizeWise represents a broadening of our business base, which is appropriate for our role as a Business Development Company. Final touches are now being applied to the software. PrizeWise is unique idea which we believe has the potential to become a major marketing force on the web. We will continue with our efforts to gain funding for Trident's ProMag through Homeland Security and other federal resources.