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Habanero Resources Inc.
Habanero Resources Inc. Drilling Operations About to Recommence
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Habanero Resources Inc. (TSX-V:HAO) (Pink Sheets:HBNRF) is pleased to report that its oil and gas operations are scheduled to recommence shortly. It is anticipated that at least one of our drill programs, and possibly as many as three, will resume this month. At this time, all of our drilling costs for these projects have been paid. HAO currently has approximately $270,000 in the bank.
Oakley Announces Opening of First Canadian O Store in Toronto
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced the opening of its first Canadian O Store(R) located in the Queen West district of Toronto. The Queen Street West location is the latest addition to the company's expanding domestic and international retail presence and will be owned and operated by Oakley, Inc.
Astris Energi Inc.
Astris Energi to Exhibit Fuel Cell Vehicle at Canadian National Exhibition
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today that it will be exhibiting a fuel cell vehicle at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) during the opening weekend festivities. The display will be part of the Hydrogen Village pavilion that will showcase leading edge fuel cell and hydrogen related technologies. Astris staff will be onsite for the opening weekend of the CNE, beginning on August 18th through to the Green Day celebrations on August 23rd.
Biotage has Received its Largest Order to Date
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biotage has received the company's largest single order to date. It includes 31 instruments and totals approx. 15 MSEK. The customer is one of the world's major pharmaceutical companies. The instruments, which originate from the recently acquired company Argonaut, will be used by chemists to enhance the processes used in the development of pharmaceuticals.
Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk A/S Interim Results
BAGSVAERD, Denmark, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Financial statement for the period 1 January 2005 to 30 June 2005. Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) increased sales by 14% in the first half of 2005 Expectation for operating profit growth increased to around 10% for 2005
Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Urban Outfitters Q2 Earnings Up 49 Percent
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Urban Outfitters, Inc. (Nasdaq:URBN), a leading lifestyle consumer products company operating under the Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and Free People brands, today announced for the three months ended July 31, 2005, net earnings jumped by 49% over the comparable quarter last year to $30.6 million. Second quarter diluted earnings per share rose to a record $0.36 this year versus $0.25 in the prior year.