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New DSM Strategy Towards 2010: Accelerate Growth, Innovation, Portfolio Quality
HEERLEN, Netherlands, Oct. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, at 11.00 hrs, DSM will hold a press conference on its new strategy Vision 2010 -- Building on Strengths at the company's head office in Heerlen (Netherlands), Het Overloon 1. Those who are unable to attend the conference in person can follow the presentation via a live webcast at www.dsm.com and/or dial-in live at +31 20 531 5851 from 10.50 hrs.
Multiple Sclerosis Linked to HHV-6A Virus
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. Claude Genain of the University of California San Francisco Medical Center presented evidence at the American Neurology Association Annual Meeting this week that shows a direct link between human herpes virus 6 variant A (HHV-6A) and a multiple sclerosis-like illness.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Comments On Office Of Inspector General (OIG) Report On Services Provided by Inhalation Drug Suppliers
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG) commented today on a report issued on Thursday, September 29, 2005 by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG). The report, entitled "Review of Services Provided by Inhalation Drug Suppliers," summarizes survey work performed at the request of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in an effort to better understand the nature and extent of dispensing services provided to Medicare Part B beneficiaries in conjunction with their inhalation drug therapies.
Cinema Internet Networks Inc.
Fillet Capital Corporation to Lead CinemaWorks M&A Activities
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cinema Internet Networks Inc. (d.b.a. "CinemaWorks") (TSX-V:CWK), a Canadian provider of Internet equipment and services, has signed a consulting agreement with Robert Fillet of Fillet Capital Corporation to develop and lead the Company's merger and acquisition strategy. Under this agreement, Mr. Fillet will develop a plan and strategy to merge or acquire private Internet service providers serving the hospitality and multi-dwelling (MDU) markets. Small private Internet service providers serving primarily business customers will also be candidates for merger or acquisition. The Company's goal of this effort will be to build its stock equity to meet the qualifications of NASDAQ.
ADCapital Industries: Updates Concerning the Provinces of Manitoba and British Columbia
BURNABY, British Columbia, Oct. 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ADCapital Industries (Pink Sheets:ADCS) (ADCapital) received in August of 2003 a letter from the Government of Manitoba discussing Auto Emissions Post Regulator AEPR(tm) exhaust reduction technology, that dramatically reduces emissions safely and inexpensively. The Honorable Gary Doer said that a representative from the Minister's sales office was ready to discuss the future of the device inside the Province of Manitoba.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit against Dana Corporation
HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on behalf of all persons who purchased the publicly traded securities of Dana Corporation (NYSE:DCN) ("Dana") between March 23, 2005 and September 14, 2005 (the "Class Period").
Penn's Landing Corporation
Penn's Landing Corporation Announces RFP for Casino and Related Development Proposals for 11.5 Acre Incinerator and Festival Pier Site
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Penn's Landing Corporation today announced that it has issued a "Request for Proposals -- Casino and Related Development" (RFP) for the 11.5 acre site, commonly known as the Incinerator and Festival Pier Site, located along the Delaware River at the northeast intersection of north Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street. Penn's Landing seeks casino and related development proposals from qualified real estate developers, gaming operators, other developers, and development teams. Proposers will be required to submit to Penn's Landing their qualifications, proposed development program, business proposal, preliminary local impact assessment and strategies to lessen the effects of gaming on the surrounding area, and an economic opportunity plan. Penn's Landing strongly encourages meaningful and substantial participation from certified minority, female and disabled businesses and other Philadelphia businesses of all sizes in the ownership, development, design, construction, and operation of the project.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Gulf Coast Facilities Have Re-Opened for Business; All Employees Should Report to Work
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) reports that 12,500 employees from its Ship Systems sector workforce of nearly 19,800 have returned to work full time since its Gulf Coast facilities were impacted by Hurricane Katrina. An additional 3,020 employees have made contact with the company and are on various forms of approved leave. Another 3,562 employees have made initial contact with the company but are not working and 715 are not yet accounted for. Production work has resumed on the 11 ships under construction at the facilities in New Orleans, Gulfport and Pascagoula.