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Eastmain Resources Inc.
Goldcorp Exercises Option to Increase Its Interest in Eleonore South
TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) is pleased to announce that Les Mines Opinaca Ltee. ("Opinaca"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) (NYSE:GG), has exercised its right to increase its interest by 6.67% in the Eleonore South joint venture to a total of 40%. To earn the additional interest, Opinaca must fund a minimum of $500,000 in exploration expenditures and prepare a bankable feasibility by June 2015. If Opinaca completes the earn-in obligations, the project ownership will be: Opinaca 40%, Eastmain 30% and Azimut Exploration Inc. 30%.
Leading Brands, Inc.
Photo Release -- Leading Brands, Inc. Announces the STOKED ENERGY GAMER CHALLENGE
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: LBIX), North America's only fully integrated healthy beverage company, announces the STOKED(tm) ENERGY GAMER CHALLENGE(tm), an exciting new campaign featuring Activision, Inc.'s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare(r) the top selling video game every month since its release in November 2007.
Lucas Energy Tops Oil and Gas Financial Journal's List of Fastest-Growing Companies
HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LEI), a U.S. based independent oil and gas company, today announced that it has been named the fastest-growing company in the OGJ200 group for the third quarter, 2007, based on its 153% increase in stockholders' equity to $19 million in the third quarter 2007 from $7.5 million at March 31, 2007. Stockholders' equity is a primary factor for inclusion on the Oil and Gas Financial Journal list. Companies in the group must also be publicly traded, U.S.-based and generate positive, and increasing, net income. The Oil and Gas Journal cited Lucas Energy's acquisition of property in Gonzales County, Texas and its acquisition of a major stake in Bonanza Oil & Gas Inc., a Texas company, in the third and fourth quarters, respectively, as factors in this ranking.
STEC Announces Industry's Fastest, Most Reliable CompactFlash Solution Optimized for Embedded Applications
NUREMBERG, Germany and SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- STEC, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEC), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of high performance solid state drives (SSDs), today announced the industry's fastest CompactFlash(CF) solution optimized for solid state storage within embedded applications -- the MACH4 CompactFlash. Built with STEC's proprietary controller technology, the MACH4 implements multiple Flash channels to enable throughput speeds in excess of 90MB/s, making it the fastest, highest capacity, and most reliable compact storage solution on the market. STEC will display the MACH4 as well as its full line of solid state storage offerings at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, February 26-28, 2008 in Hall 9, Booth 136.
Microsemi to Present At the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance analog mixed-signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference at the St. Regis Resort in Dana Point, CA on March 3-5, 2008.
Microsemi Adds New Multi-String LED Driver to Its Portfolio of Backlight Controllers
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, has announced a new feature-rich multi-string LED driver for notebook computer-sized displays to its broad portfolio of LED and CCFL backlight controllers.
FuelCell Energy, Inc.
FuelCell Energy, Inc. Invites You to Its First Quarter 2008 Results Conference Call At 10 AM Eastern On March 6, 2008
DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 26, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a leading manufacturer of high efficiency ultra-clean power plants for commercial, industrial and utility customers, announced today it will release its first quarter financial results after the Market Close on Wednesday, March 5, 2008. In conjunction with this announcement, FuelCell Energy management will host a conference call with investors beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on March 6 to discuss the first quarter 2008 results.