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Delhaize Group Announces First Quarter 2003 Earnings Release Date
BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, confirms that it will announce its first quarter 2003 results (ended March 31, 2003) on Thursday, May 8, 2003 at 8:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available immediately after its publication on the Delhaize Group's web site at www.delhaizegroup.com. The Delhaize Group management team will be discussing the first quarter 2003 financial results during an investors' meeting that will start at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. EST) on Thursday May 8, 2003. The meeting can be followed by telephone at + 44 20 7950 1251 (U.K. participants) or + 1 630 395 0034 (U.S. participants) with "Delhaize" as password.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Amends Policy on Stockholder Rights Plans
LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation's (NYSE:OXY) Board of Directors has amended its Policy on Stockholder Rights Plans (commonly known as "poison pills"). Although a stockholder proposal recommending stockholder approval of poison pills received only 38% of the vote at Occidental's 2003 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the Board of Directors amended its policy in recognition of stockholder support. The amendment to the Policy on Stockholders Rights Plans is as follows:
Royal Mail Renews Contract With Futuremedia Plc
ARUNDEL, United Kingdom, April 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- eLearning solutions provider Futuremedia Plc (Nasdaq:FMDAY) today announced that the Royal Mail Group plc (formerly Consignia), one of the world&'s largest distribution companies, has decided to renew its existing contract with Futuremedia. This follows two years of successful delivery of a complete eLearning service to Royal Mail. Under the terms of the new contract, continuation is on an annual basis, with automatic rolling renewal.
Norsk Hydro Awards Contracts to Norwegian Companies
OSLO, Norway, April 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hydro (NYSE:NHY) has awarded maintenance and modification contracts for the 10 platforms it operates on the Norwegian continental shelf, as well as the Sture terminal, to ABB Offshore Systems and Aker Kvaerner. The contracts in total are worth some NOK 1.5 billion.