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Perf Go Green
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network Goes Green in Perf Go Green's First Major Hospital Conversion
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perf Go Green Holdings, Inc. ("Perf Go Green") (OTCBB:PGOG) (www.perfgogreen.com), a marketer and distributor of biodegradable plastics, today announced the company's first major hospital conversion with Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (LVHHN) in Pennsylvania. Beginning in December, LVHHN will use Perf Go Green's trash bags in all of its hospital and health services facilities. LVHHN's three hospitals have a combined total of nearly 1,000 beds, 1,100 physicians on staff, 1,900 registered nurses and are the area's largest employers with a work force of more than 9,500.
Energy XXI Receives Borrowing Base Redetermination
HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (Nasdaq:EXXI) (LSE:EXXI) today announced completion of its customary semi-annual redetermination of the borrowing base under its revolving credit facility, which has been set at $400 million. Current borrowings under the facility, which matures June 8, 2011, total $280 million. Excluding Lehman Brothers' $12 million committed but unfunded share of the borrowing base, $388 million is currently available. In addition to its borrowing capacity, the company has $102 million of cash on hand.
Sector 10, Inc.
Sector 10: A New Method for Securing Campuses and Protecting Students
BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sector 10, Inc. (OTCBB:SECT) (Frankfurt:4SR) announced today an initiative that will change the entire dimension of safety in our school campuses. Initially, Sector 10 is placing two stationary response units installed with custom designed medical, life-saving equipment, which would normally have to be brought to the location by first response units (e.g. police, fire trucks, ambulances, etc). The amount of time this saves could easily mean the difference between life or death for students and faculty.
Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Zecotek Receives Frost & Sullivan Technology Award for Medical Imaging
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V:ZMS) (Frankfurt:W1I) today announced that it has received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2009 Enabling Technology Award in the PET (positron emission tomography) and PET/CT (computed tomography) medical imaging markets. Zecotek received this Award in recognition of the Company's research and development and clinical validation achievements for its next-generation scintillation crystals and solid-state photo detector technology.
Pride International, Inc.
Pride International, Inc. Provides Fleet Contract Status Update
HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information covering the company's fleet of offshore drilling rigs and its four drilling management projects has been updated as of December 10, 2008. The updated report, titled "Monthly Fleet Update," is available through the company's website at www.prideinternational.com and can be accessed at the Investor Relations link.
Education Realty Trust, Inc.
Education Realty Trust Awarded Third-Party Management Contract
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EDR), a nationwide leader in the ownership, development and management of student housing, today announced that it has been awarded the management contract for an eleven-story, 330-bed student apartment community located at 10th Street NW at I-75 in Atlanta, Georgia. The property is located across the street from Georgia Tech, is easily accessible to the campus via two pedestrian bridges, and is one block from a public transportation stop on MARTA. Amenities include a fitness center, covered parking, computer center and game room.