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TeliaSonera returns the extra 3G licence in Denmark
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On October 11, 2004, the TeliaSonera Group closed the deal by which it acquired Orange Denmark from France Telecom. In connection with this and according to the provisional terms and conditions set by the Danish regulatory authority IT- og Telestyrelsen, the TeliaSonera Group received the 3G licence of Orange Denmark.
Volvo Truck Corporation Amongst Sixteen Parties at the Mont Blanc Trial
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Truck Corporation confirms that it is one of sixteen parties charged in the criminal trial starting on 31 January 2005, investigating the fire which occurred in the Mont Blanc Tunnel on 24 March 1999 in which 39 people tragically died. The Company regrets that it was a Volvo Truck Model FH12-420hp which was involved in the fire but confirms that there is no indication that the fire was started because of a design or manufacturing fault in the Volvo FH12-420hp truck.
Fortis Back to Growth, Focusing on Client and Europe
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- At his first meeting with analysts and the press since becoming CEO of Fortis, Jean-Paul Votron will today discuss his ambitions for Fortis. While the presented strategy is a continuation of the previous one, it puts a particular emphasis on the customers and on European expansion. Fortis aims at a double-digit organic growth over the 2005-2009 period.
Logistical Support, Inc.
U.S. Army Awards Three New Contracts to Logistical Support, LLC
CHATSWORTH, Calif., Jan. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Logistical Support, LLC of Chatsworth, California has been awarded three new multi-year contracts from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to supply spare parts for the UH-60 Blackhawk, AH-64 Apache and UH-1 Huey, U.S. Army combat helicopters. The combined value of the first year releases for the three contracts is $1,089,179. The total value of contract options for future releases is $2,445,558.
Sempra LNG Signs Heads of Agreement With Tractebel LNG North America For Louisiana LNG Project
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sempra LNG, a unit of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), today announced it has signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) that provides Tractebel LNG North America LLC (Tractebel LNG NA), the North American liquefied natural gas (LNG) business of Tractebel Electricity & Gas International, one of the business divisions of SUEZ (NYSE:SZE), with up to one-third of the processing capacity of Sempra LNG's Cameron LNG receipt terminal under development near Lake Charles, La.
China Business Strategy
China Business Strategy: U.S. May Block IBM-Lenovo Deal Over Security Issues
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- A U.S. government interagency panel may block IBM's proposed sale of its PC unit to Lenovo over security concerns. The Lenovo purchase of IBM's unit is, so far, the largest single sale of a name-brand U.S. company to a Chinese company and has raised the concern of U.S. isolationist forces who oppose globalization and economic integration, according to an analysis by China Business Strategy.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers' Assistant Project Manager Jeff Thomason to Play With the Philadelphia Eagles In Super Bowl!
HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc., (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com) the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, is known for building exceptionally luxurious homes in beautiful communities. Toll Brothers is also known for the stellar caliber of its employees-they are one of the key reasons the company has been nationally recognized for its superior home design and high-quality construction and customer service. Nothing emphasizes that fact more than the recent news that Jeff Thomason, Assistant Project Manager for Toll Brothers, has been chosen to play for the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX on February 6, replacing injured tight end Chad Lewis.