Release Date: December 20, 2005 CALGARY, Dec. 20 /CNW/ – Trinidad Energy Services Income Trust (“TDG.UN”) (“Trinidad” or the “Trust”) is pleased to announce the following: Acquisition Closing Trinidad announces the closing of its previously announced acquisition of the assets of Cheyenne Drilling L.P. (“Cheyenne”). The assets include twenty (20) drilling rigs, drill pipe, related inventory, spare parts and real estate. The purchased rigs include 3 drilling rigs with depth ratings of 6,000 feet (2,000 meters), 8 drillings rigs with depth ratings of 10,000 feet (3,300 meters), 5 drilling rigs with depth ratings ranging from 12,000 feet (4,000 meters) to […]

Release Date: December 15, 2005 Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. is pleased to announce it has completed an investment of $3 million by way of senior secured debenture in Phase Separation Solutions Inc., a new enterprise that specializes in the treatment of soils and recovery of hydrocarbons from industrial sludges utilizing a state of the art patented technology. Golden Opportunities’ funds were used to construct a new soil reclamation facility located at Wolseley, Saskatchewan using a thermal phase separation technology that is recognized as an environmentally friendly solution to the remediation of contaminated soils. The facility was fully commissioned and became […]

Release Date: December 9, 2005 Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. is pleased to announce it has acquired 419,999 Common Shares in VCom at a purchase price of $7.50 per share through its initial public offering for a total investment of $3.15 Million. Golden Opportunities Fund acquired these shares through the conversion of its $1.4 Million Convertible Debenture plus an additional investment of $1.75 Million. VCom designs, manufactures and sells products that enable broadband access to cable, wireless and telephony networks. VCom’s hardware products incorporate embedded software developed by it to meet the complex requirements of next-generation, high-speed digital networks. Service providers […]

Release Date: December 7, 2005 VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(CCNMatthews – Dec. 7, 2005) – VCom Inc. (TSX:VCM) has been selected by Bangalore, India headquartered MRO-TEK Ltd., to supply VCom’s WiMAX-ready Base Stations and Customer Premise Equipment to serve market needs for WiMAX technology in India. Subsequent to achieving domestic regulatory approvals for India and compliance, MRO-TEK will offer VCom’s 3.3 – 3.4 GHz WiMAX-ready products domestically in India under the MRO-TEK brand label via a multi-year supply agreement totaling $10,000,000 USD. This supply agreement represents one of the largest commitments to WiMAX technology in the South Asia region to date and […]

Release Date: December 6, 2005 CALGARY, Dec. 6 /CNW/ – Atlas Energy Ltd. (TSX:AED) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a bought deal financing with a syndicate of underwriters led by Peters & Co. Limited, and including FirstEnergy Capital Corp., GMP Securities Ltd. and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., in respect of an offering of 4,762,000 common shares at a price of $4.20 per share for gross proceeds of $20,000,400. Completion of the financing is subject to all normal regulatory approvals. The common shares will be offered in each of the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba […]

Release Date: December 5, 2005 EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA – Kimmo Lucas, President and CEO of Cevena Bioproducts Inc. has announced the appointment of Richard (Rick) Smith as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Cevena Bioproducts manufactures Viscofiber®, the highest viscosity oat and barley-derived beta glucan in the nutraceuticals market Smith currently serves as President and CEO of Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company. Dow AgroSciences is focused on improving human nutrition in Canada through the manufacture of healthier products, targeting the elimination of trans fats and partially hydrogenated oils in the human diet. […]

Release Date: November 29, 2005 VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(CCNMatthews – Nov. 25, 2005) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VCom Inc. (TSX:VCM) announced today that the underwriters of its initial public offering have exercised their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 500,250 common shares (of which 225,250 were issued by VCom and 275,000 were sold by its principal shareholders) at a purchase price of $7.50 per share, for gross proceeds to VCom of approximately $1.7 million and gross proceeds to the selling shareholders of approximately $2.1 million. VCom designs, manufactures and […]

November 29, 2005

Release Date: November 29, 2005 VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(CCNMatthews – Nov. 29, 2005) – VCom Inc. (TSX:VCM), a world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced broadband products, is pleased to announce that it has won the BC Export Award for 2005, in the category of Advancing Technologies. The Advancing Technologies Award recognizes a company that has effectively harnessed the powers of intellectual property and value-added know-how. Award recipients were announced at the 2005 BC Export Awards Gala Luncheon on Friday, November 25 in Vancouver before an audience of fellow exporters, business leaders and government officials. The event was co-hosted by the […]

Release Date: November 16, 2005 CALGARY, Nov. 16 /CNW/ – Mission Oil & Gas Inc. (“Mission”) (TSX – MSO) is pleased to announce today that it has completed its previously announced bought deal, private placement financing of 12,566,000 subscription receipts of Mission at a price of $7.90 each and 500,000 flow-through common shares of Mission at a price of $10.00 each, for gross aggregate proceeds of $104,271,400. The underwriting syndicate was co-led by Orion Securities Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. and included Tristone Capital Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., FirstEnergy Capital Corp. and Haywood Securities Inc. The net proceeds […]

November 15, 2005

Release Date: November 15, 2005 Murray Lyons The StarPhoenix VCom Inc., recently selected Saskatchewan Business of the Year at the annual ABEX awards, is now Canada’s newest publicly traded company. The broadband communications equipment manufacturer announced Monday that an initial public offering (IPO) of its shares raised $25 million. In conjunction with the announcement, VCom has issued its first-quarter results for the 2006 fiscal year which show the company achieved net income of $2.4 million on sales of $17.3 million in the three months which ended Sept. 30. The company issued its shares at $7.50 each and they closed up […]