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Capio-Owned Actica Omsorg Receives New Contracts; Increases Sales by SEK 130 M Per Year
OSLO, Norway, March 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lerum, Oslo, Solna and Stockholm -- in these cities Actica Omsorg has received four new elderly care contracts, with a combined annual value of SEK 130 M. During recent years, Actica Omsorg has expanded strongly and notices an increasing demand for the type of quality-assured and individually tailored care services it offers.
SurgiCare Appoints National Director of Marketing
HOUSTON, March 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SurgiCare, Inc. (AMEX:SRG), a Houston-based Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) company, announced today that it had appointed Blaine Baker as its National Director of Marketing. The position was established to help SurgiCare develop new markets for its ASCs by developing relationships with physicians.
LifeFX Licenses Software to The Coaching Staff
NEWTON, Mass., March 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- LifeFX, Inc. (OTCBB:LEFX), the leading developer of life-like digital people for the Internet, announced today that is has entered into a licensing agreement with The Coaching Staff, an e-learning and training company that creates and delivers innovative, personalized educational programs. The Coaching Staff will use LifeFX Stand-In(tm) Digital People to create a better e-learning experience for corporations, small businesses, individuals and associations that use their Web site to develop and reach their human potential.
Canaan Energy Corp.
Canaan Energy Corporation Announces 2001 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results and Year End Reserves
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Canaan Energy Corporation ("Canaan") (Nasdaq:KNAN) today announced record revenues of $28.4 million and production of 7.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe) for the year ended December 31, 2001. Year-end proved reserves, calculated based on December 31, 2001 prices, totaled 94.9 Bcfe. Due to sharply lower year-end gas prices, a $13.4 million net noncash full cost ceiling writedown of Canaan's oil and gas properties was taken, resulting in a net loss of $8.9 million.
IKEA IT Chooses Nocom Solution for Host Computer Access
UPPSALA, Sweden, March 06, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nocom AB (publ) has signed an agreement with IKEA IT AB pertaining to the delivery of products and services for host computer access. The agreement also encompasses maintenance and support, and is an expansion of collaboration that has existed between the companies since 1996. The products provided are WRQ's Reflection for the Web. The agreement is valued at approximately SEK 2.7 million. With Reflection for the Web, host computer access is made possible via Web browsers. The advantage of this is reduced administrative and maintenance costs in that all users can be administered from a Web server.
Allied Research Corp. Reports Receiving Largest Contract in Company History
VIENNA, Va., March 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Research Corporation (AMEX:ALR) announces its Belgian defense unit, MECAR, S.A., has received a $130 million ammunition contract through the U.S. Army Operations Support Command (OSC) for the benefit of one of MECAR's principal customers. The Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract calls for the delivery of MECAR's new family of 90mm ammunition over a three-year period.