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International Islamic Finance Forum
Turkish Minister of Finance to Address World's Largest Islamic Finance Event
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates , July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- This September will see the Dubai-based International Islamic Finance Forum landing in Istanbul for the 8th in the series of the highly popular events. UAE-based organizers IIR have announced that Turkish Minister of Finance, Kemal Unakitan, will make a keynote address to all attendees on day two of the forum. IIFF Forum Director, Christianna Tsiterou said, "We are delighted to announce the return of the International Islamic Finance Forum to Istanbul and are confident that this year will be the biggest yet. We are expecting over 400 attendees from across the world to come together over the 26-28th September to hear the latest news in the industry and network with their peers."
PracticeXpert Completes Reorganization into Business Units
LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PracticeXpert, Inc. (OTCBB:PXPT) announced today that it has completed a company-wide reorganization into business units focused around delivery of its various product lines, allowing the rapidly-growing physician practice management solutions provider to reduce administrative costs and improve operational efficiency.
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
Enbridge Receives Strong Customer Support for Southern Access Projects
CALGARY, Alberta and HOUSTON, July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) and Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) (the "Partnership") today announced a successful conclusion to their Open Season to confirm shipper support for the Southern Access Mainline Expansion Program. Letters of support from shippers strongly endorsed the need to proceed with all three phases of the expansion concurrently, which will provide an additional 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil capacity on the Enbridge mainline system from Hardisty, Alberta to Chicago, Illinois as early as 2009.
Software International, Inc.
Software International Announces Acquisition of eZe Systems, Inc.
SOMERSET, N.J., July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Software International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SWII), an innovative provider of global information technology implementation and development services, today announced it has acquired eZe Systems, Inc., a provider of on-demand Enterprise Content Management implementation and development.
AstraZenca - Interviews with CEO and Key Management
LONDON, July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ASTRAZENECA - H2 results 2005 and appointment of CEO designate: In-depth interviews available now on www.cantos.com with Sir Tom McKillop, CEO and David Brennan, Director, EVP, North America.
Thinkpath Inc. Secures $1.25 Million U.S. Defense Industry Contract
TORONTO, July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thinkpath Inc. (OTCBB:THPHF) announced a new $1.25 million contract with a defense industry leader today. Thinkpath's team of design engineers will be responsible for the detailed design enhancements and modifications to combat systems. "Strategically we have been focused on aligning ourselves with defense industry leaders and this announcement is the result of our efforts. I feel that Thinkpath acquired this new business based on our corporate standards of delivering technically proficient engineering services at a cost effective price. We are honored and committed to making a positive impact in the defense industry both in Canada and the United States," said Declan French, Chairman and CEO of Thinkpath Inc.
LightUp Technologies AB
LightUp Technologies Releases New and Improved Version of its ReSSQ CMV and EBV Assays for European Distribution
HUDDINGE, Sweden, July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- LightUp Technologies AB and DakoCytomation A/S today announced the availability of further improved versions of LightUp Technologies' already established ReSSQ(R) CMV and EBV Assays for the monitoring of cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in clinical specimens. The new versions feature a range of improvements giving highly accurate and reproducible sample testing and ease of use for the laboratory. The ReSSQ Assays have been demonstrated to be very robust and sensitive, and are validated for use in conjunction with several real-time PCR instrument platforms.
Ossur Second Quarter Report for 2005
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) --Ossur: Sales in the second quarter of 2005 exceeded all previous single-quarter sales in the Company's history, at USD 35.4 million, as compared to USD 31.8 million in the preceding year.