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SurgiCare Reports Record Fourth Quarter Surgical Procedures
HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SurgiCare, Inc. (AMEX:SRG), a Houston-based Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) company, reported today record surgical procedures for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2001. The company completed 8,603 procedures for its fiscal year, a 51.04% increase versus a similar period last year, and 2,184 surgical procedures for the fourth quarter, a 10.03% increase when compared with the same period last year. The procedures were performed at its San Jacinto, Bellaire and Memorial Village locations. The company owns a 60% interest in Memorial Village and a 10% interest in San Jacinto.
Scania Sells Shareholding in Svenska Volkswagen
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Effective from January 1, 2002, Scania (NYSE:SCVA) (NYSE:SCVb) sold its 50% shareholding in Svenska Volkswagen AB to Volkswagen AG of Germany. Established in 1948, Svenska Volkswagen is the importer of Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Skoda, as well as Porsche, cars in Sweden. Its market share 2001 was 18.7%.
Citadon Introduces Next Generation Product: Citadon CW
HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Citadon, Inc., the leading provider of online software solutions for collaboration on the design, construction and operation of large, complex capital projects, announced at the daratechPlant2002 conference today, the introduction of their next generation product, Citadon CW(tm). Designed specifically to meet the needs of enterprises with capital works programs that involve complex engineering and construction projects, Citadon CW builds upon Citadon's five years of experience in delivering online project collaboration solutions.
Gyros AB Headquarters Double in Size as Market Interest Grows
UPPSALA SCIENCE PARK, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gyros AB announced the completion of purpose-built laboratories for production, application development and demonstrations. The new wing more than doubles the size of the Company's headquarters in Uppsala Science Park, Sweden
SKF Sells its Share in Hofors Energi to Birka
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SKF is to sell its 49% share in Hofors Energi to Birka Energi. The purchase sum amounts to 18.4 million Swedish kronor and the agreement is conditional on a decision by the Hofors local council, which owns the remaining 51% of the company.
BBH Acquires the Voronezh Brewery in Russia
VALBY, Denmark, Jan. 28, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Baltic Beverages Holding AB (BBH), 50/50 owned by Carlsberg Breweries A/S and Oyj Hartwall Abp, has entered into an agreement with the principal shareholders of the Voronezh brewery to acquire 70% of the shares through a directed issue. The brewery has an annual capacity of 730,000 hl beer.
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Tasty Fries Reacquires Royalty Rights
BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 28, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tasty Fries, Inc. (OTCBB:TFRY) and California Food and Vending, Inc. (CFV) announced a definitive agreement today for Tasty Fries(r) to reacquire CFV's royalty rights in terms of the sale of French fry vending machines and the sale of potato product for a total payment of $1,500,000. This agreement with Tasty Fries terminates all CFV's royalty rights.