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Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Gary Kennedy to Leave AIB Group
DUBLIN, June 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that Mr. Gary Kennedy is to leave his position as AIB Group Director, Finance & Enterprise Technology by December 2005. He will become special adviser to the Group on finance and risk.
C. S. Lewis Foundation
Rick Warren Brings New Dimension to C.S. Lewis Summer Institute
REDLANDS, Calif., June 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stan Mattson, Ph.D., president and founder of the C.S. Lewis Foundation, today announced that Pastor Rick Warren, renown best-selling author of A Purpose-Driven Life, has confirmed his participation in the upcoming C.S. Lewis Institute conference in Oxford and Cambridge, England, from July 24 through August 6, 2005.
Technol Fuel Conditioners, Inc.
Technol Fuel Conditioners, Inc. Acquires Allied Syndication Group, Inc.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., June 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Technol Fuel Conditioners, Inc. (TFC) (Pink Sheets:THFC), announced today that it has completed the first portion of an agreement to acquire Allied Syndications Inc., (Allied) a Texas corporation. The acquisition will effect a change in control of Technol Fuel Conditioners, Inc. and Richard P. Underwood has been elected the new President, Chairman and Sole Director. Immediately subsequent to the Allied acquisition and appointment of Underwood as the new director and officer, Technol Fuel Conditioners, Inc. completed the sale of prior assets of the company to an investment group headed by the former majority shareholders of the company. Included in the purchase was the assumption and release of all of the operating debt of the subsidiary Technol Fuel of New Jersey, amounting to approximately one million dollars.
American Commerce Solutions, Inc.
American Commerce Solutions, Inc.: Dan Hefner to Conduct CEO Webcast With www.TheGreenBaron.com
BARTOW, Fla., June 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Commerce Solutions, Inc.'s (OTCBB:AACS) wholly owned subsidiary, International Machine and Welding, Inc., announced today that CEO Dan Hefner of American Commerce Solutions, Inc. will conduct a CEO webcast with The Green Baron so that AACS shareholders and the investment community can learn more about the current and future prospects of American Commerce Solutions. The webcast will be conducted by Evergreen Marketing, Inc. and their subsidiary TheGreenBaron.com and will be made available to the general public on The Green Baron Investors Society's Web site at www.TheGreenBaron.com. on Monday, June 27, 2005.
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd.
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. Temporarily Traded on Pink Sheets
ATLANTA, June 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. (Pink Sheets:WDMG) (OTCBB:WDMGE) was notified their shares of common stock will be traded on the Pink Sheets until corporate filings are current. The company is in the process of finalizing their 10K and 10Q and they intend initiating the process of returning to the Nasdaq Bulletin Board (OTCBB) as soon as possible. The company feels the unanticipated withdrawal of their auditor's, Chavez & Koch from auditing for all publicly traded companies placed WinSonic in an extraordinarily difficult position. With limited time the company engaged De Joya and Company promptly and has actively worked with their auditors to complete the annual audit. The process is near completion and the appropriate filings should be completed shortly.
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd.
Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. Expands the Fleet to Seven Vessels
SANDEFJORD, Norway and HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nordic American Tanker Shipping Ltd. (NAT) (NYSE:NAT) (the "Company") today announced that the Company has agreed to acquire a double hull suezmax vessel built in Korea in 1998. The vessel is expected to be delivered from the seller to NAT no later than end August 2005. The vessel is expected to be employed in the spot market, thus increasing the number of ships in the spot market from 5 to 6. The 7th NAT vessel is employed on a long term contract.
Bio-Tracking Security, Inc.
Bio-Tracking Releases Technical Data on Its Oil and Gas Reserves
MONTREAL, June 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bio-Tracking Security Inc. (Pink Sheets:BTSI) released some technical data today on the oil and gas reserves being acquired through Nord Oil. According to reports obtained by RSM Top Audit from the Russian Ministry of Geology, the acquisition consists primarily of two licenses to extract oil and gas from the Yemelyanov deposit located in the Sergiev District of Samara Region and a license for the Khlebnov area as well as substantial storage facilities.