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Habanero Resources Inc.
Habanero Announces Petroleum Consultants Engaged to Commence Evaluation on Athabasca Oil Sands Prospect
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Habanero Resources Inc. (Pink Sheets:HBNRF) (TSX-V:HAO) (Frankfurt:HRJ) ("Habanero") has been notified by the operator that it has engaged a Calgary based independent Petroleum Consultant company to initiate activities on the Athabasca Oil Sands Prospect (announced March 2, 2006). The consulting company has been engaged to provide an evaluation of the potential reserves, estimated development and operation costs, estimated future capital expenditures, and other pertinent information regarding the potential development of this Oil Sands prospect.
Lead Plaintiff Deadline Approaches in Class Action Against Merge Technologies
NEW YORK, April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- May 22, 2006 is the deadline for investors to ask the court to be appointed as lead plaintiff for the class in a securities class action lawsuit against Merge Technologies Incorporated d/b/a Merge Healthcare ("Merge" or the "Company"). Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) filed a lawsuit against the Company and certain of its officers. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company during the period from August 2, 2005 to March 16, 2006, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint alleges violations of Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of The Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5.
TASER International, Inc.
Thirteenth Lawsuit Dismissed Against TASER International
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices announced that the United States District Court for the District of Oregon entered a judgment of dismissal ordering the dismissal of the product liability lawsuit filed by Lee Games against TASER International, Inc. This is the thirteenth wrongful death or injury lawsuit that has been dismissed or judgment entered in favor of TASER International in the past 24 months.
Renasant Corporation to Present at 2006 Gulf South Bank Conference
TUPELO, Miss., April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) announced today that on Monday, May 1, 2006 at 8:00 AM (Eastern Time), E. Robinson McGraw, Renasant Chairman & CEO will be presenting at the 2006 Gulf South Community Bank Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Atlanta. The conference will be web cast and can be accessed through the conference website at http://www.gulfsouthbankconference.com or through the Renasant Corporation Investor Relations web site at www.renasant.com.
Budget Waste Inc.
Budget Waste Accelerates Strategic Plan for Expansion to Address Demands of the Alberta Market
CALGARY, Alberta, April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BWI (Pink Sheets:BDWT), a premier full service waste hauling company in the Calgary area, has accelerated their strategic plan of expansion throughout Alberta to take advantage of the hot Alberta economy. With Canada being the largest supplier of foreign oil to the United States and most of that oil coming from Alberta, forecasters are projecting a buoyant outlook for the Alberta economy well into the next decade. Driven by the current development of the Alberta oil sands, the Alberta economy is anticipated to grow by 4.1% in 2006 and 3.5% in 2007. Combined with their current unemployment rate below 4.0%, the economy is drawing workers into Alberta at unprecedented rates. These factors have resulted in the Alberta building permits increasing by 38%, compared to the national average of 11.9%.
Superior Oil and Gas
Superior Oil and Gas Co. Purchases Working Interest in Multi-Well Gas Development Program, Medicine Hat Field in Alberta, Canada
YUKON, Okla., April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superior Oil and Gas Co. (OTCBB:SIOR) has agreed to purchase, for cash, a 100% Working Interest in a 7-section block of lands in the Medicine Hat Field in southeastern Alberta, Canada, announced Dan Lloyd, president of Superior. Included in the purchase are two Medicine Hat sand wells recently drilled on the lands, which Superior will acquire. Superior is obligated over the next 60-90 days to drill a minimum of five more wells, each to about 1,500 feet, to validate the leases on the remaining five sections. The lands became available due to a relatively short remaining lease term.
Sagient Research Systems
PlacementTracker Publishes Q1 2006 PIPE Market League Tables
SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sagient Research Systems, a leading publisher of independent research for the financial services and institutional investment communities, today announced that Rodman & Renshaw, LLC ranked as the No. 1 investment bank in the PIPE market in the first quarter 2006 for total number of transactions. Nite Capital Management, LLC topped the list of most active institutional investors during the first quarter 2006.