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Clean Hydrogen Producers, Ltd.
C.I.T. Technology Group Commences Work in Spain on Phase Two of a Three Phase Contract with Ravenpack International S.L.
TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- C.I.T. Technology Group, which recently signed an acquisition agreement with American Associates Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:AASG) (see press release Dec. 14, 2005), commences work on Phase two of the work contracted with Ravenpack International. Phase one was completed last month and Secugraphics, the division of C.I.T. Technology which did the work on this contract, will receive US$391,000. Work on Phase Two of the contract will start this week and the value of this contract is US$474,000. The company is working on the implementation of a demonstration identification documents system for Spain. Secugraphics, a division of C.I.T. Technology Group, will develop and implement the new biometric identity card and passport system within the province of Andalusia utilizing the company's Biometric eID issuing process.
Pappas Telecasting Companies
Pappas Telecasting Companies Appoints Desiree Hill Vice President of News Development
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pappas Telecasting Companies, the largest privately held, commercial television broadcast group in the United States, today announced the appointment of Desiree Hill to the newly created position of Vice President of News Development, effective immediately. Previously, Ms. Hill served as a consultant to television stations, including those operated by Pappas. In her position, she is responsible for guiding the expansion and development of Pappas' news offerings, company wide. Ms. Hill will report to Howard H. Shrier, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Pappas Telecasting's TV Station Group.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Canadian Oil Industry Experts See Future M&A Growth Fueled by Both International and Domestic Investment
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oil industry executives and investment bankers in Canada expect China and the United States to be the most active foreign investors in Canadian energy resources, including oil sands, in the next 12 months. A survey conducted for Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) by mergermarket, found that executives in the oil patch are evenly divided about which country's investors will be the most active, but are unanimous in seeing both China and the U.S. as overwhelmingly the primary sources of foreign merger and acquisition (M&A) interest.
Robert J. McMakin Named President and CEO of Sysco Food Services of Connecticut, Inc.
HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that Robert J. McMakin, executive vice president of Sysco Food Services of Connecticut, Inc., a SYSCO subsidiary located in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, has been named president and chief executive officer of that company to succeed James M. Danahy, who will become senior vice president, Northeast Region, for SYSCO Corporation. Mr. McMakin will assume his new responsibilities January 16, 2006.
Arkados Inc. Addresses the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- President and CEO Oleg Logvinov of Arkados(tm) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CDKNnet.com (OTCBB:CDKN), will address the IEEE's International Conference on Consumer Electronics in a session focused on the powerline communication market. The session, entitled "SPECIAL SESSION 4.2: Coexist or Clash: Broadband over Powerline and PLC" occurs January 10th at 9 a.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.