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Ultra Pure Water Technologies, Inc.
Ultra Pure Water Technologies, Inc. Announces Installation of 'Ice Island' Systems at Macro Oil Company, Inc. Convenience Store Chain
LAFAYETTE, La., March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ultra Pure Water Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:UPWT) (Ultra Pure) announced today that ICEX Holdings Ltd., Inc. (ICEX), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ultra Pure, has been contracted to install the ICEX "Ice Island" proprietary ice production units for Macro Oil Company, Inc. (Macro). The units will be installed in Macro's Complete Stop Food Mart Convenience Stores located in the Lafayette, LA area.
Positive Results Show Synthetic AFGP Preservation of Red Blood Cells
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Third party evaluations of ProtoKinetix, Inc.'s (OTCBB:PKTX) proprietary synthesized Antifreeze Glycoproteins (AFGP's) confirm protection for human Red Blood Cell Hemolysis at temperatures down to -15 degrees C (minus fifteen degrees Celsius). The Rate of hemolysis (or destruction of red blood cells) was dramatically reduced with the presence of the AFGP molecule. ProteoCell Biotechnologies laboratory, an agent of ProtoKinetix, has shown that red blood cells, in a solution of synthetic AFGP, were preserved in an intact state. Ninety-eight percent (98%) of red blood cells were intact after being subjected to a temperature of -15 degrees C (minus fifteen degrees Celsius) for 9 hours in a solution of synthetic AFGP. The red blood cells that were not protected by the synthetic AFGP were all destroyed when exposed to this temperature.
Gulf Petroleum Exchange
Gulf Petroleum Exchange Acquires Option to Purchase South Louisiana Oil Company
CARENCRO, La., March 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gulf Petroleum Exchange, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GFPE) announced today that the company has acquired an option to purchase Acadiana Oil & Environmental, Inc., a south Louisiana crude oil gathering company. The agreement gives Gulf Petroleum access to Acadiana's books and records and allows sufficient time for Gulf Petroleum to perform an in-depth appraisal of Acadiana
Anywhere MD, Inc.
Anywhere MD Inc. Renews Central Contractor Registration With Department of Defense for Continued Expansion of Healthcare Services Throughout the Military
ATASCADERO, Calif., March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Anywhere MD Inc. (Pink Sheets:ANWM) is now positioned to continue its' expansion of handheld and other Mobile Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software applications into the military. It is very difficult for military medical personnel to give the best quality of care in the field without the latest medical history of the patient. Using the proprietary technologies of Anywhere MD Inc. "In the Field," will ensure that the medical personnel have the latest and most up to date information at the point of care, wherever that may be. Anywhere MD Inc. is dedicated to bringing the latest mobile healthcare technologies from the private sector into the military for the benefit of our service men and women.
Gateway Access Solutions
Gateway Access Solutions, Inc. Signs Funding Agreement
CARSON CITY, Nev., March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gateway Access Solutions (Pink Sheets:GWYA) has agreed to terms for funding with Anchor Bay Corporation of Denver Colo. David Wiesner, a principal in Anchor Bay Corporation, is also an outside director of GWYA and one of the company's largest shareholders. Mr. Wiesner states "that seeing the increasing demand for high quality, competitively priced products such as GWYA has to offer in its proprietary markets is exceptionally encouraging for the future success of the company."
Quintek Technologies, Inc.
Quintek Expands Business Development Team with Appointment of BPO Sales Executive
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., March 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quintek Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:QTEK), a provider of 21st-century Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and document-management services that raise efficiency and lower costs for data-intensive industries, announced today that has added David Lequeux to its business development team. The hiring is part of the Company's overall growth plan to expand its sales and marketing staff to meet the projected sales goals of its Quintek Services Inc. (QSI) division.