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TransAKT Launches Shop TransAKT Sales Website
CALGARY, Alberta, July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TransAKT Corp ("TransAKT" or the "Company") (OTCBB:TKTJF) announces today that the Company has launched its new online electronics sales website: www.shoptransakt.com for sales of goods across Canada. The online sales site will generate revenue for TransAKT on its way to reaching its revenue targets for the year and will also be used to generate greater awareness of the Company. The Company plans to launch a similar online sales site in the United States in the near future.
First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Introduces IDS Worldwide Solutions Inc.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- IDS Worldwide Solutions Inc. (Pink Sheets:IDWS) is new to StockMarketNewsAlert.com. IDS Worldwide Solutions Inc. launched its Homeland Security Division in the first quarter of 2005. This division supplies both IT and perimeter security to the government and private sector. IDS' product line includes both biometric and wireless GSM security software, hardware and monitoring. The IDS Homeland Security division also provides security site assessment for both IT and facilities security.
First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Introduces Hybrid Fuel Systems
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hybrid Fuel Systems Inc. (OTCBB:HYFS) is new to StockMarketNewsAlert.com. Hybrid Fuel Systems, Inc. holds a worldwide license to commercialize a patent system for the conversion of diesel engines to non-petroleum based fuels such as natural gas. Hybrid Fuel System is a patented technology for converting a wide range of existing medium and heavy-duty diesel engines to replace up to 80% of the diesel fuel with clean-burning, economical natural gas.
HEE Corporation to Promote HPB-WL2000 Through the Home Shopping Group
HUTCHINSON, Kan., July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- HEE Corporation (Pink Sheets:HCCF), which specializes in nutraceuticals for metabolic syndrome, today announced that the direct response television (DRT) promotion of its breakthrough herbal supplement HPB-WL2000 will be handled by the Home Shopping Group (HSG). HSG offers direct response marketing to companies who want to promote their products for maximum visibility and exposure to consumers.
Mayfair Mining and Minerals, Inc.
Mayfair Mining & Minerals, Inc.: Production to Commence - Mapatizya Amethyst Mining Project, Zambia
NEW YORK, July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mayfair Mining & Minerals, Inc. (OTCBB:MFMM) is pleased to announce that staffing and preparation of its amethyst claims in the Kalomo area of Zambia is underway for the commencement of production during the current quarter. The company's amethyst properties, which are owned 100% by Mayfair Mining & Minerals (Zambia) Limited are located in the Mapatizya constituency of the Kalomo District, approximately 115 kilometres from Kalomo Town and 500 kilometres from Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.
First California Financial Group, Inc.
National Mercantile Profits Triple in Second Quarter Setting New Record
LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- National Mercantile Bancorp (Nasdaq:MBLA), the holding company for Mercantile National Bank and South Bay Bank, N.A., today reported second quarter profits exceeded $1 million for the first time in the company's history, growing 200% from the second quarter a year ago and 10% from the first quarter this year. Fueled by a 143 basis point increase in the net interest margin and solid asset quality, National Mercantile's second quarter earnings nearly tripled to $1.0 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, compared to $345,000, or $0.08 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2004. In the first half of 2005, earnings increased 211% to $2.0 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, compared to $636,000, or $0.14 per diluted share, in the first half a year ago. The financial results are unaudited for the second quarters ended June 30, 2005 and 2004.