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Hybrid Coating Technologies Inc.
EPOD Secures Site Approval for 13 Megawatt Solar Farm Installation in Thunderbay
RENO, Nev., Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EPOD International Inc. (the "Company," "EPOD") (Pink Sheets:EPOI) (Frankfurt:EDU), a Grid-Integrated, eco-power utility and electric power systems provider, has received site approval from the Thunderbay Power Corporation for a 13 Megawatt solar power facility located in the Thunderbay area. Site approval is a pre-requisite for completion of a power purchase agreement with Hydro One, who has committed to granting solar-based PPAs with a 20 year term at a fixed rate of $0.42 per kilowatt hour of solar electricity produced. EPOD has also secured the purchase of the relevant property in Thunderbay, Ontario, which it has determined is amenable to the installation of a 13 Megawatt solar farm. EPOD intends to install the solar power facility on this property, with completion of installation scheduled for the end of January, 2009. EPOD estimates that the facility would generate aggregate revenue of approximately $200 million. EPOD plans to continue to secure additional installation sites as part of its overall recurring revenue model.
SmallCap Sentinel: A Space-Based Alternative to $100 a Barrel
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- "As oil looks determined to reach $100 a barrel in the days to come, it seems odd that a solution to replace fossil fuels is coming from a space based technology," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "But this indeed appears to be the case with the advent of NASA technology now commercialized for an innovative lithium-powered car created by Hybrid Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:HYBT)."
Harsco Secures $450 Million Credit Facility
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide industrial services company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that it has successfully closed on a new $450 million, 364-day credit facility through a syndicate of banks led by JPMorgan Chase. The new facility replaces facilities totaling $325 million due to expire in December 2007.
EDAP TMS SA
EDAP's Ablatherm-HIFU Recognized as the Only HIFU Robotic Option At Global Urology Meeting
LYON, France, Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS S.A. (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for the treatment of prostate cancer, announced Ablatherm-HIFU achieved significant recognition at the annual World Congress of Endourology that concluded Saturday, November 3, in Cancun, Mexico. At the meeting, Ablatherm-HIFU was officially included within the "Robotic Alternatives" classification of localized prostate cancer treatments. This category includes robotic medical devices, basically represented by the widely known DaVinci robotic surgical device from Intuitive Surgical. The Ablatherm now joins the DaVinci as the sole HIFU technology in this classification.
Eastmain Resources Inc.
Eastmain Resources Inc.: Clearwater Project Drilling Update -- Visible Gold in 19 Intersections
TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) (Other OTC:EANRF) is pleased to announce that visible gold has been identified in 19 intersections from holes completed during the current drill campaign. Twenty-one of forty-eight planned drill holes have been completed at Eastmain's 100%-owned Clearwater Project. A total of 65 vein/schist drill intercepts ranging from 0.5 to 4.0 metres in thickness were intersected in the 21 holes (Table 1). Current drilling of the 450 West zone confirms excellent continuity of the P, JQ and R veins, which define a super-enriched 25-metre-wide corridor containing visible gold in the central part of the Eau Claire deposit.