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Arete Industries, Inc.
Arete Industries, Inc. Announces Tri-State Transfer Industries, LLC Signs Investment Banking Agreement to Issue Debt for its Transfer Station, Waste Processing and Recycling Facility
NIWOT, Colo., March 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Arete Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:ARET), a publicly traded business development company, announced today that Tri-State Transfer Industries, LLC ("Tri-State") has signed an investment banking agreement with George K. Baum & Company, to assist it in issuing up to $20 Million in taxable or non-taxable debt securities to finance the build out of its first Municipal Solid Waste and Construction & Demolition Waste transfer station and its processing and recycling facility.
Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology plc: Uncooled 1310nm DFB Laser Breaks Temperature Barrier
ABINGDON, U.K., March 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Engineers from Bookham Technology plc (LSE:BHM) (Nasdaq: BKHM) and Cambridge University Department of Engineering will present, at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition in March 2003, the industry's first description of a directly modulated DFB laser that combines ultrawide bandwidth with very high linearity over the wide temperature range of 25*C-85*C, but without cooling. Such devices are crucial to the realisation of the direct transport of analogue microwave/RF signals over fibre for inbuilding distributed antenna systems in cellular networks and for the burgeoning market in wireless LANs, such as the IEEE 802.11-series standards and HiperLAN.
Atlas Copco Strengthens Its Presence in Asia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Copco (Other OTC:ATLKY) has received approval from the Chinese Authorities to convert its 92% equity joint venture, Wuxi Atlas Copco Compressor Co. Ltd., into a 100% Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE), owned by Atlas Copco (China) Investment Co. Ltd. The name of the company remains unchanged after the transformation. This move is in line with Atlas Copco's strategy of increasing its presence in Asia and of owning as much as possible of all companies in which investments are made.
Capio Diagnostics Signs Radiology Agreement with VGR
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Capio Diagnostik has signed a new four-year radiology agreement with the Vastra Gotaland region of Sweden (VGR), commencing in September this year. The agreement will lead to sharply increased volumes within mammography and other diagnostic areas.
JM Buys Back Own Shares
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On March 6 JM (Other OTC:JMAOF) (Stockholm:JM) repurchased 65,400 of its own shares. After today's buy-back, JM's total holding of own shares amounts to 1,765,400 shares or 5.8% of the number of shares outstanding. Repurchases keep the capital structure adjusted in order to raise return on equity and earnings per share.
Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders of Custos
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The shareholders in Aktiebolaget Custos (publ) (Other OTC:CUSTF) (Stockholm:CUST) are hereby invited to the Annual General Meeting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, 2003 in SalenHuset (Aulan auditorium), Norrlandsgatan 15, Stockholm, Sweden.
Annual General Meeting in SEB on April 9
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) (Other OTC:SVKEF) has today given notice of the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at 12:30 p.m. at Cirkus, Djurgardsslatten, Stockholm.