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NCC to Build Shopping Mall in Espoo, Finland, for SEK 690 Million
SOLNA, Sweden, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC Construction Finland has been commissioned by Leppavaaran Liikekeskus to build the second phase of the Sello shopping mall in Espoo, just outside Helsinki. The assignment will be conducted in the form of a joint venture with Skanska Oy. The total order value is SEK 1,380 million (EUR 150 million), of which NCC's 50-percent share is worth approximately SEK 690 million (EUR 75 million).
Skanska to Build Shopping Center in Finland for SEK 1.4 billion -- Skanska's Share 50 Percent
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a consortium, Skanska (Other OTC:SKSBF) has been contracted for the construction management of the second phase of the Sello Shopping Center in Esbo, outside Helsinki, Finland. The contract is valued at a total of EUR 150 M, corresponding to SEK 1,380 M, of which SEK 690 M is Skanska's share. The contract is included in order bookings for the first quarter of 2003.
Scottish Power PLC
ScottishPower's Subsidiary PacifiCorp Files General Rate Case Request in Oregon
GLASGOW, United Kingdom, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In line with its planned US regulatory strategy, ScottishPower (NYSE:SPI) announces that on March 18, 2003 that its PacifiCorp subsidiary filed a general rate case (GRC) request with the Oregon Public Utility Commission for approximately $58 million related to increased general costs, which include insurance, employee and retiree costs and other expenses.
Penford, Spectrum Control, Peerless Systems and American Safety Insurance Group Events to be Broadcast by Vcall Over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Penford Corporation (Nasdaq:PENX), Spectrum Control, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPEC), Peerless Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:PRLS), and American Safety Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:ASI) will broadcast their investor communication events over the Internet, Vcall, a Service of WILink announced today.
Elemica to Acquire Optimum Logistics from Stolt-Nielsen S.A.
LONDON, March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo Stock Exchange:SNI) today announced that Elemica has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SNSA's subsidiary Optimum Logistics Ltd., the leading global marine logistics solution in the chemical industry. Under the terms of the agreement, Elemica will acquire the full technology platform and the ongoing business operations of Optimum Logistics. Elemica will integrate Optimum's technology into the current Elemica platform to launch a global ground, rail, container, and marine logistics solution for Elemica Network companies and will expand its Network to include logistics service providers, terminal and warehouse operators, and freight forwarders.
College Partnership, Inc.
College Bound Student Alliance to Host Conference Call on Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at 2 p.m. EST; Call To Focus On Recent Quarter's Record Results
LAKEWOOD, Colo., March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- College Bound Student Alliance, Inc., or "CBSA" (OTCBB:GRAD), a leading provider of college planning and preparation resources, today announced today that it will be hosting a conference call on Wednesday, March 19, 2003 to discuss the results for the quarter ended January 31, 2003 (Second Quarter of Fiscal Year Ending July 31, 2003).
Pyng Technologies Inc.
Pyng Technologies Corp. Announces Results Of Annual General Meeting Held On March 17, 2003
VANCOUVER, B.C. March 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) Mr. Michael W. Jacobs, President of Pyng Technologies Corp. ("Pyng") (TSX Venture Exchange:PYT) (OTCBB:PYNGF) is pleased to announce that at the Annual General Meeting of the shareholders of Pyng held Monday, March 17, 2003, the shareholders elected Michael W. Jacobs, Richard A. Clinchy, III, David P. Currier, David L. Johnson, Kevin O'Neill and Dr. Charles V. Pollack, Jr. as directors of Pyng for the ensuing year. Each of these directors brings considerable business experience in the development and/or use, distribution, and marketing of medical devices and in particular, Pyng's life-saving medical device, the F.A.S.T. 1 System. Officers for the ensuing year have not yet been decided upon by the Board and an announcement in that respect will be made as soon as a decision is made.