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The Annual General Meeting of Metso Corporation: Dividend of EUR 1.40 per Share
HELSINKI, Finland, April 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting of Metso Corporation approved today the accounts for 2005 as presented by the Board of Directors and voted to discharge the members of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO of Metso Corporation from liability for the financial year 2005. In addition, the Annual General Meeting approved the proposals of the Board of Directors. These applied to authorizations to resolve to repurchase and to dispose the Corporation's own shares, to increase the share capital by issuing new shares, convertible bonds and/or stock options.
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes, AIG Financial Products Corp. Announce New Family of Single Commodity Indexes
NEW YORK and WILTON, Conn., April 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and AIG Financial Products Corp. (AIG-FP), a leader in financial derivatives products and a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), today announced the creation of 20 new single-commodity sub-indexes, the largest expansion to date of the Dow Jones -- AIG Commodity Index(sm) (DJ-AIGCISM) family of indexes.
CARxE Study Shows Potential Savings Found in Comparing Part D Plans
SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla., April 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Coalition to Advance Prescription Drug Education (CARxE) and The Center for Practical Health Reform announced today preliminary results from the CARxE "Plan Cost Variability Study." The study was designed to demonstrate the variability in the cost of Medicare prescription drug plans and to encourage seniors to take advantage of the transparencies in the Medicare plan market in advance of the May 15th deadline for enrollment. Seniors can compare plans based on the drugs they take to save significantly on the premium and out-of-pocket costs. The savings vary depending upon the city and the drugs taken, but for the nine most common conditions, the variability in plan prices from cheapest to most expensive is at least 200 percent. Seniors can create personal plan reports by going to www.carxe.org or calling 866-394-7700.
Renewable Energy Resources, Inc.
Internal Hydro and EFTI/WESCO Proceed With Steps Under LOI
TAMPA, Fla., April 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Internal Hydro International Inc. (OTCBB:IHDR) (www.InternalHydro.com) announces that it has received the first scheduled materials concerning due diligence of the CAVD technology purchase from EFTI's subsidiary division WESCO. As part of the due diligence agreement and schedule, IHDR has received the first scheduled installment under the terms of the LOI. The first portion being the intellectual property, patent materials, and cost verifications for the Mobile, Alabama CAVD prototype facility. EFTI's recent release that the WESCO division would be moved from EFTI will have no effect on the timeline or actions under the LOI. IHDR is satisfied with the materials provided thus far and each party is committed to not only carrying on the timeline, but exploring ways to expand the relationship and agreement.
CNBC Chooses Enpocket for Squawk Box Fantasy Portfolio Challenge
LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Billboard MECCA -- Enpocket (www.enpocket.com), the leader in intelligent mobile marketing, today announced that CNBC has selected the company to provide mobile interactivity for its Squawk Box Fantasy Portfolio game. Beginning April 4, CNBC viewers will be able to prove their stock picking prowess in a contest where the winner receives a Maserati GranSport.
Wataire Industries Inc.
Wataire Industries, Inc. Announces Mexican Distributor Orders Second Container and Research and Developement Update
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wataire Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets:WTAF), an international company focusing on developing and delivering technology-based water harvesting systems worldwide, is pleased to announce confirmation of order for a second container of WII 4010 atmospheric water generators to Mexico. Wataire Industries has received initial payment for the second container and is immediately preparing the order for shipment. Wataire's distributor Tecno Alta Distribuicion (Tecno Alta) in Mexico has opened two offices (Mexico City and Cancun Quintana Roo) to initiate their marketing strategy. As part of their ongoing efforts Tecno Alta has also registered for the Cancun hotel and restaurant tradeshow on June 6, 2006 as well as the Enviro-Pro 2006 show to be held in September of 2006.
An Open Business Model is the Convergence Imperative According to PricewaterhouseCoopers
NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CTIA Wireless -- Technology, content and distribution companies have a significant opportunity to capitalize on the potential of convergence by embarking on a new way of managing their enterprise, eliminating virtual walls and barriers that have been impeding value creation, says a PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) study released today at the CTIA Wireless Conference & Press Reception in Las Vegas. The study titled, Breaking down the walls: How an open business model is now the convergence imperative reveals that a new, more fluid and transparent method of business management is necessary to build value in today's media marketplace.