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EyeforEnergy Focus 2004
LONDON, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- EyeforEnergy, a division of London-based First Conferences, a world leader in informative conferences on the cutting edge of emerging issues, is pleased to announce its calendar of events for 2004. A series of ground-breaking, industry-driven conferences is planned to enable business leaders to address and overcome the challenges facing today's Energy industry.
NCC to remodel railway yard in Kolback for SEK 205 million
SOLNA, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC has been commissioned by the Swedish Railway Administration to remodel the railway yard in Kolback for SEK 205 million. The assignment entails turnkey responsibility from the early inquiry stage up to deployment of the facility.
Peab to build a new motorway in Dalarna
FOERSLOEV, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peab has won the contract to build 12 kilometres new motorway from Falun to Ornas in the county of Dalarna. The client is the Swedish National Road Association and the contract amounts SEK 300 million.
COLT Telecom Group plc
COLT Secures Major Financial Customers For Managed IP VPN Service
LONDON, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- COLT Telecom Group plc (Nasdaq:COLT) (LSE:CTM) has significantly strengthened its position in the European IP Virtual Private Network market, having signed over 300 of SWIFT's financial services members across Europe in just 8 months. COLT has a multi-million euro contract with SWIFT, an industry body that supplies secure messaging services to 7,000 financial companies worldwide.
Ahold appoints Jim Lawler as Chief Human Resource Officer
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Ahold (NYSE:AHO)(Other OTC:AHODF) Corporate Executive Board today announced it has appointed Jim Lawler as Chief Human Resource Officer, effective immediately. He succeeds Arthur Brouwer, who was recently appointed Chief Business Support Officer.
Tornet's Board recommends the shareholders to accept the offer
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- After the publication of Fastighets AB Tornet's interim report for January-June 2003, Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners L.P. (LBREP) and Ratos AB initiated a due diligence-process with a view to presenting a public offer for all shares in Tornet. The presentation of a public offer was conditional on the outcome of the due diligence-process and on ensuring financing. The Board of Directors made the assessment that the intended offer could be of interest to the shareholders and a due diligence-process was therefore approved. No information suited to affect, to a not insignificant extent, the previous valuation of Tornet's shares has been communicated to LBREP or Ratos.
SkyePharma Welcomes FDA Approval of Additional Indication for Paxil CR
LONDON, Oct. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SkyePharma PLC (Nasdaq:SKYE) (LSE:SKP) welcomes the recent announcement by its partner GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK), that the US Food & Drug Administration ("FDA") has approved an additional therapeutic indication for Paxil CR(TM) (paroxetine hydrochloride Controlled Release) for the treatment of social anxiety disorder. Paxil CR(TM) is already approved and on the market in the US for the treatment of depression, panic disorder and, most recently, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). SkyePharma developed the controlled release formulation used in Paxil CR(TM) and receives a royalty on GlaxoSmithKline's sales.