latest news releases from the newsroom
Luminart Corp. To Exhibit At CES In Las Vegas, January 5-8
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Luminart Corp. (Pink Sheets:LUMP) will be exhibiting in the Launch TechZone at the Sands in booth 71216H. The Sands Expo and Convention Center, which is scheduled to open early at 8 a.m. each day of the show, will serve as the new destination for Innovations Plus at the 2006 International CES.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman, LLP Files Suit Against Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., Zicam, LLC and Botanical Laboratories, Inc. on Behalf of Victim of Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel -- MTXX
NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman, LLP (www.yourlawyer.com) announced that it has filed suit against Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq:MTXX), Zicam, LLC and Botanical Laboratories, Inc. on behalf of a victim who lost her senses of smell and taste after using Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Shreveport, Louisiana. For more information on Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, please visit www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Zicam/.
EYI Industries Inc
EYI Ships Code Blue Units
BURNABY, British Columbia, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EYI Industries Inc. ("EYI") (OTCBB:EYII), (http://www.StopDrinkingPoison.com), a marketer of products that promote well-being and a healthy lifestyle, is pleased to announce that it has commenced shipment of 6,000 Code Blue water filtration units, consisting of pitchers and filters to its distributors and customers in the United States. An additional 1,000 Code Blue water filtration units will be shipped to Canada for our Canadian distributors and customers.
Stora Enso Oyj
Stora Enso's Profitability Improvement Programs Ahead of Schedule
HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stora Enso (NYSE:SEO) today announced that Stora Enso's profitability improvement programs are progressing faster than anticipated. The Profit 2007 program, with pre-tax profit improvement of EUR 300 million net, will have approximately EUR 50 million of provisions recorded in the fourth quarter 2005, mainly for redundancy costs. As previously announced, provisions of approximately EUR 310 million related to asset closures under the Asset Performance Review (APR) will also be recorded in the fourth quarter of 2005.
Fidelity Management Research Corporation's Holdings in Metso to 5.03 Percent
HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about an increase in the holding of Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On December 19, 2005, Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries owned a total of 7,123,900 Metso shares, which corresponds to 5.03 percent of the paid up share capital and voting rights of Metso Corporation. On the basis of the previous announcement, their holding was 4.97 percent on December 12, 2005.
SeaDrill -- Filing in Mosvold Drilling Ltd.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SeaDrill Limited has today acquired 675,662 shares in Mosvold Drilling at NOK 14.0 per share. After this transaction, SeaDrill owns 47,088,162 shares in Mosvold Drilling, representing 40.08% of the total outstanding shares in the company. SeaDrill Limited intends in line with Mosvold's by-laws to put forward a mandatory cash offer at NOK 14.00 to all remaining shareholders in Mosvold Drilling. The Offer Document is expected to be available within the next week.
Nobel Biocare Wins Four Townie Choice Awards
ZURICH, Switzerland, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare (Other OTC:NBCHF) (Stockholm:NOBE), the world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, this week won four prestigious Townie Choice Awards in the categories for Implant Systems, Implant Accessories and Implant Accessories Restorative, as well as for the category for Post-Graduate Training Institutes.