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Ener1, Inc. to Appear on MN1.com
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Charles Gassenheimer, CEO, of Ener1, Inc. (OTCBB:ENEI) will be featured live on Market News First (www.mn1.com) for an exclusive interview with the MN1 news team. The interview is scheduled for Jan. 22, 2007, at 11:30 a.m. EST.
Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc.
Aventine's New Ethanol Facility Begins Production
PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AVR), a leading producer, marketer and end-to-end supplier of ethanol, today announced that its new dry mill ethanol plant located in Pekin, Illinois has begun producing ethanol, and is now operating at nameplate capacity of approximately 57 million gallons of ethanol annually.
U.S. Mine Makers, Inc.
Nitro Lube, Inc. Announces Three for One Stock Split and Symbol Change
LANGLEY, British Columbia, Jan. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nitro Lube, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NTLB), announced today that the company has received confirmation from the NASDAQ Stock Market, that as of Monday, January 22, 2007, at the opening of business, the company's three for one stock split will become effective. The split will be to the benefit of all shareholders of record at the close of business today, January 19, 2007.
Cornell Companies, Inc.
Cornell Awarded Contract From Federal Bureau of Prisons
HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cornell Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CRN) was awarded a contract from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for the existing Big Spring Correctional Center. The contract, effective April 1, 2007, provides for an initial term of four years, with three two-year renewal option periods. The facility currently houses as many as 2,900 inmates for the BOP. Under the new contract, the Big Spring facility will expand to potentially house as many as 3,500 inmates. Expansion-related construction, estimated at approximately $20.0 million, is expected to take up to nine months to complete. The company estimates it will earn $268.8 million in revenues over the four-year base term of the contract.
Scantron Offers FCAT Test Maker Item Bank for Achievement Series Formative Assessment Solution
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Scantron(r), a leading technology provider of software and survey solutions for K-12 and higher education, today announced the availability of a test item bank designed specifically for K-12 Florida education. This new item bank, available for use within Scantron's Achievement Series assessment solution, allows educators in Florida to create tests that look and feel identical to the high-stakes tests required of all K-12 students.