latest news releases from the newsroom
Scania -- Brazilian haulage association
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Nov. 06, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the sixth straight year in a row, Scania has won the prestigious Brazilian NTC Suppliers Price award in the heavy haulage category. The NTC (National Association of Cargo Transports) selects the winner after counting the votes of its 1,000 members, haulage firms and other important players in the transport industry.
Skanska sells property to Deutsche Bank for SEK 360 M, with capital gain of SEK 92 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 06, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska is selling a property block in Gothenburg to DB Real Estate Investment GmbH, a company within the Deutsche Bank Group. The sale price is SEK 360 M, generating a capital gain of SEK 92 M. The gain will be booked in the fourth quarter of 2003. The new owner will have access to the Kopparn, Gullbergsvass 4:2 property in December 2003.
Sectra sells Tiger to defense customer in the US
LINKOPING, Sweden, Nov. 06, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sectra has received an American order for the company's eavesdrop-secure Tiger telephones within the framework of the US Armed Forces Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) evaluation program.
Silent Rage - Novel reveals the deadly secrets behind a family's `normal' facade
KELOWNA, British Columbia, Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- How well does one really know his or her friends? Author Mary G. Ellis shows readers that even the closest of companions can harbor malicious, deadly secrets in her new novel, Silent Rage (now available through 1stBooks). In Ellis' work, a journalist gets more than she bargains for when she writes a story that sets in a motion a bizarre chain of events that ultimately exposes one family's shady secrets.
Serpent of 6 - New Collection of Short Stories Ranges from Sentimental to Terrifying
DOVER, Del., Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strange things that defy comprehension happen all the time. From tales of monsters and witches to stories that feature horrific science experiments and reveal a grim future, Serpent of 6 (now available through 1stBooks), by Steven Bruce Wilson, is a macabre and evocative collection of short stories, inspired by esteemed writers Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe.
Somewhere Out in the West - New Novel Describes Struggles of Land Development in the Western Frontier
DURANGO, Colo., Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Leota Korns, novelist, enjoys the natural opulence of Mother Nature's finest unspoiled land. Her home, located in a mountainous terrain amid thousands of acres of national forest, lies just 25 miles south of the Continental Divide. To the south and west lie hundreds of miles of desert, dotted with ancient Indian ruins. This peaceful region is torn by controversy in her new novel, Somewhere Out in the West: We'll Build a Sweet Little Nest (now available through 1stBooks).
Out of Ashes - New Book Recounts Unknown History of Boers in South Africa
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- When navigator Bartholmeo Dias christened a small cape near Africa's tip, the Cape of Storms, the King of Portugal changed it to the Cape of Good Hope in anticipation of a new trade route to India. Since its inception, South Africa has been a haven for economic advancement, but the society has been as stormy as its first name suggested. In his new book, Out of Ashes: The Boers' Struggle for Freedom Through the English War 1899-1902 (now available through 1stBooks), Daniel J. Theron reveals the struggles and little known history of his homeland.