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Halo Resources Ltd.
Halo Retains Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. for Duport Economic Assessment
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mr. Marc Cernovitch, President and CEO of Halo Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:HLO)(OTCBB:HLOSF) is pleased to announce that the company has retained the firm of Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. (RPA) for the purposes of an in-house Scoping Study of the Duport Gold Property. RPA will review the Company's existing geologic database and interpretation of the Duport project with respect to the feasibility of proceeding to the next phase of exploration or development. The Scoping Study will be for Halo's internal use at this time and will be used as a guide in decision making to determine the timing and future exploration and development plans for the Project. The Scoping Study will be of sufficient detail and estimation accuracy (+/- 30%) to allow the preparation of a Pre-Feasibility Study as the next stage, should Halo decide to proceed.
New Century Companies, Inc.
New Century Receives $1,800,000 in New Business Raising Orders in Process to $4,850,000
LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- New Century Companies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB:NCNC) announced today that is has received orders for $1,800,000 for Century Turn Vertical Turning Centers.
PennFed Financial Services, Inc.
PennFed Financial Services, Inc. Reports 33% Increase in Third Quarter Earnings Per Share and a 40% Increase in the Dividend
WEST ORANGE, N.J., April 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PennFed Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:PFSB), the holding company for New Jersey-based Penn Federal Savings Bank, reported earnings of 28 cents per diluted share for the third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2005. This compared to 21 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2004, representing growth of 33%.
Alfa Laval AB (publ) Interim report January 1 -- March 31, 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alfa Laval AB: "Orders received during the first quarter 2005 increased with five percent, excluding exchange rate variations. Alfa Laval further strengthened its marked positions in a number of important areas. The demand has been on a continued high level, especially in North America, Latin America and Japan. The customer segments Marine & Diesel and Process Industry have continued to be particularly strong.
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd.
WinSonic Digital Media Group Explains Late Filing of Its Annual Report
ATLANTA, April 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. (OTCBB:WDMGE) (www.winsonic.net) today announced the reason for not yet having filed its Annual Report on Form 10-KSB for December 31, 2004 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Recently, WinSonic filed a Form 8-K detailing a change in corporate auditors. Chavez and Koch, CPA's notified WinSonic on March 25, 2005, of their withdrawal from providing audit services for publicly traded companies. The filing stated that Chavez and Koch did so without disagreement with WinSonic. De Joya & Company has replaced Chavez and Koch as corporate auditors. They have requested additional time to complete their review. WinSonic is actively working with De Joya & Company to facilitate completion of their audit in the near future.
Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc.
Aztec Oil & Gas Announces Further Update on Drilling Progress on First New Deep Lake Well
HOUSTON, April 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCBB:AZGS) announced today that the drilling of the first well in the two-well drilling program in the Deep Lake Field in Cameron Parish, Louisiana (state lease 18346), in which Aztec has a minority participation interest, is progressing well and that according to the latest drilling report received on April 26, 2005, the well has now passed a drill depth of 10,223 feet and directional drilling has begun toward the target formation. The targeted total depth for this first well is now approximately 14,321 feet.