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TDVision Systems, Inc.
TDV Advisory Board Welcomes New Members
HINSDALE, Ill., Dec. 6, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TDVision Systems, Inc., an emerging leader in the design and development of 3D digital infrastructure and visualization systems, welcomes Alex Kotowitz, Gene DiMonte, Michael Bove and Stephen Schur to the TDV Advisory Board.
Norsk Hydro to Grow From Broader Oil and Gas Portfolio, Maintains Speed in Aluminium Repositioning
OSLO, Norway, Dec. 6, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hydro is well-positioned for long-term profitable growth in its energy and upstream aluminium operations but industry capacity constraints delay oil and gas production growth, the Norwegian-based company said at its Capital Markets Day. Growing Hydro's oil and gas resource base, pursuing upstream aluminium growth opportunities and maintaining cost control remain top priorities, together with completing the Ormen Lange gas field development for start up 1 October 2007. Hydro expects most of the ongoing restructuring of downstream aluminium to be completed by end 2007.
Budget Waste Inc.
Budget Waste Inc. Wins Prestigious 'Consumers' Choice Award'
CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 6, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Budget Waste Inc. (Pink Sheets:BDGW) wins the prestigious Consumers' Choice Award for Business Excellence in the Waste Management category for the year 2006/2007. The Consumers' Choice Award is awarded to businesses chosen by the general public and the business community through an independent and objective survey, conducted by Leger marketing, one of the largest and most respected survey research companies in the world. Dan Zembal, BWI's VP of Business Development and Investor Relations, stated, "This public approval award recognizes BWI's hard work and dedication to provide excellent service and focus on customer satisfaction." The Honourable Ralph Klein, Premier of Alberta congratulated Consumers' Choice Award winners and said, "Earning the trust and loyalty of consumers signifies the high standard of quality, reliability, service and value that you continually deliver to the people you serve." BWI is proud to have earned the trust and loyalty of consumers.
ADVA Optical Networking
Eircom Builds Irish National Next-Generation Network With ADVA Optical Networking and Siemens
DUBLIN, Ireland and MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany, Dec. 6, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ADVA Optical Networking and Siemens today announced a major contract with Eircom -- the Republic of Ireland's largest telecommunications carrier. This contract will create a national next-generation network to provide Eircom's business and residential customers with a range of bandwidth-intensive applications, including Internet Protocol TV (IPTV), Voice over IP (VoIP) and triple play services, combining voice, video and data services in one bundle.
Saxo Bank A/S
Newsman Rachlin to Head Corporate Communications At Saxo Bank
GENTOFTE, Denmark, Dec. 6, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Saxo Bank co-CEO's Lars Seier Christensen and Kim Fournais announce the appointment of seasoned Danish foreign affairs and business journalist Samuel Rachlin to a newly created position as the bank's Executive Director of Corporate Communications.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index Beginning December 12, 2006
NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEOS) of Warrendale, Pennsylvania, will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index(r) (Nasdaq:NDX) and the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) prior to market open on December 12, 2006. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. will replace Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT). American Eagle Outfitters, Inc will also be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking Stock(sm) (Nasdaq:QQQQ).
Emulex Announces $150 Million Share Repurchase Authorization
COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to $150 million of its outstanding common stock over the next two years. The Company may repurchase shares from time-to-time in open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions. The share repurchases will be financed by available cash balances and cash from operations.