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Beach First National Bank
Beach First National Bank Announces 3 for 2 Stock Split
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Beach First National Bancshares, Inc. (OTCBB:BFNB), parent of Beach First National Bank, today announced that its board of directors has declared a 3 for 2 stock split on the company's common stock in the form of a 50% stock dividend. The stock dividend will be payable June 2, 2004, to shareholders of record as of May 12, 2004.
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Law Offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Spear & Jackson, Inc. -- SJCK
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC today announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of shareholders who purchased the common stock and other securities of Spear & Jackson, Inc. ("Spear & Jackson" or the "Company") (OTCBB:SJCK), between July 14, 2003 and April 15, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
GoldSpring's Board of Directors Appoints Founder Steve Parent as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to Round Out Executive Team in Preparation for Planned Future Growth
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTCBB:GSPG): GoldSpring's Board of Directors has appointed GoldSpring founder, Steve Parent, of Scottsdale, AZ, as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to round out its executive team in preparation for planned future growth. Steve brings both vision and hard work to the board and will be responsible for directing the internal growth and acquisitions program planned by the Company. Steve remains as manager of the Company's wholly owned affiliates, The Plum Mining Company, LLC, GoldSpring, LLC and EcoVat Copper Nevada, LLC and is in the process of hiring field managers for each Company as they roll into planned production later this year.
Investor secures loan facility to finance Hi3G
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investor has reached an agreement for a SEK 1,800 m. loan facility with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for Investor's share of Hi3G's loan financing. As reported earlier, the intention is to transfer Investor's loans for Hi3G to external creditors over time.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Sale of Implats' Stake in Barplats
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (Other OTC:IMPAF) (JSE:IMP) (LSE:IPLA) (ADR:IMPUY) announces today that further progress has been made with regard to the sale of its indirectly held 83.2% stake in Barplats Holdings Limited to the Salene Platinum Consortium (the Consortium).
ICR Systems, Inc.
ICR Systems, Inc. Stock Now Trading On A Post-Split Basis
ORLANDO, Fla., April 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ICR Systems, Inc. common stock (Pink Sheets:ICRX) has begun trading on a post-split basis under the newly issued trading symbol ICRX. A three-for-one stock split, effected as a mandatory exchange upon surrender, was announced earlier. For each share of common stock, shareholders will be entitled to receive two additional shares. The record date for the stock split was close of business April 20, 2004. Certificates reflecting post-split share amounts are available from the company's transfer agent, Atlas Stock Transfer, immediately upon surrender.